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Work Activities — Controlling Machines and Processes   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).

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94   95   53-2011.00 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
94   87   47-5081.00 Helpers--Extraction Workers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Operate mining equipment.
93   74   47-5013.00 Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
  • Operate pumps or compressors.
  • Operate detonation equipment.
92   90   51-4041.00 Machinists
  • Operate cutting equipment.
  • Operate grinding equipment.
  • Operate metal or plastic forming equipment.
92   84   47-2072.00 Pile Driver Operators
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
  • Operate heavy-duty construction or installation equipment.
92   74   51-4021.00 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Operate metal or plastic forming equipment.
  • Operate cutting equipment.
91   89   51-4111.00 Tool and Die Makers
  • Operate grinding equipment.
  • Operate metal or plastic forming equipment.
  • Lift materials or workpieces using cranes or other lifting equipment.
91   88   49-9095.00 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers
91   86   47-2073.00 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
  • Operate equipment or vehicles to clear construction sites or move materials.
  • Operate heavy-duty construction or installation equipment.
  • Operate road-surfacing equipment.
  • Operate pumps or compressors.
91   80   45-4022.00 Logging Equipment Operators
  • Operate forestry equipment.
91   78   53-4011.00 Locomotive Engineers
91   73   51-5112.00 Printing Press Operators
  • Operate photographic developing or print production equipment.
  • Operate cutting equipment.
90   85   29-1124.00 Radiation Therapists Bright Outlook
  • Operate diagnostic or therapeutic medical instruments or equipment.
  • Operate diagnostic imaging equipment.
  • Process x-rays or other medical images.
90   70   51-9191.00 Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Operate forklifts or other loaders.
89   82   51-4194.00 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
  • Operate grinding equipment.
89   73   51-4072.00 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Operate metal or plastic forming equipment.
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
  • Operate grinding equipment.
89   66   47-2011.00 Boilermakers
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
88   84   51-4023.00 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Operate metal or plastic forming equipment.
  • Operate cutting equipment.
  • Operate grinding equipment.
88   78   51-9021.00 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Operate grinding equipment.
  • Operate pumping systems or equipment.
88   74   51-9195.03 Stone Cutters and Carvers, Manufacturing
88   72   51-9193.00 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
  • Operate pumping systems or equipment.
  • Operate mixing equipment.
88   70   47-5023.00 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
  • Operate drilling equipment.
  • Operate pumps or compressors.
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
87   90   51-8013.04 Hydroelectric Plant Technicians
  • Operate energy production equipment.
  • Operate pumping systems or equipment.
  • Lift materials or workpieces using cranes or other lifting equipment.
87   83   49-9051.00 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
87   81   51-4033.00 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Operate grinding equipment.
  • Operate cutting equipment.
  • Lift materials or workpieces using cranes or other lifting equipment.
87   72   53-5011.00 Sailors and Marine Oilers
  • Control pumps or pumping equipment.
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
86   82   51-4034.00 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Operate metal or plastic forming equipment.
  • Operate grinding equipment.
  • Operate cutting equipment.
  • Lift materials or workpieces using cranes or other lifting equipment.
86   73   51-9041.00 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Operate metal or plastic forming equipment.
86   72   51-9196.00 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
86   72   47-5012.00 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
  • Operate drilling equipment.
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
  • Operate pumps or compressors.
  • Operate detonation equipment.

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