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49-3031.00 - Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

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Inspect, repair, and maintain automotive and mechanical equipment and machinery, such as pumps and compressors.

49-3023.00 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
  • Repair, reline, replace, and adjust brakes.
  • Tear down, repair, and rebuild faulty assemblies, such as power systems, steering systems, and linkages.
  • Follow checklists to ensure all important parts are examined, including belts, hoses, steering systems, spark plugs, brake and fuel systems, wheel bearings, and other potentially troublesome areas.
  • Repair or replace parts such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings.
  • Install, adjust, or repair hydraulic or electromagnetic automatic lift mechanisms used to raise and lower automobile windows, seats, and tops.
49-3011.00 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Examine and inspect aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, and deicers to locate cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems.
  • Conduct routine and special inspections as required by regulations.
  • Measure parts for wear, using precision instruments.
  • Examine engines through specially designed openings while working from ladders or scaffolds, or use hoists or lifts to remove the entire engine from an aircraft.
  • Remove, inspect, repair, and install in-flight refueling stores and external fuel tanks.
49-3043.00 Rail Car Repairers
  • Inspect components such as bearings, seals, gaskets, wheels, and coupler assemblies to determine if repairs are needed.
  • Repair, fabricate, and install steel or wood fittings, using blueprints, shop sketches, and instruction manuals.
  • Examine car roofs for wear and damage, and repair defective sections, using roofing material, cement, nails, and waterproof paint.
  • Repair window sash frames, attach weather stripping and channels to frames, and replace window glass, using hand tools.
  • Repair car upholstery.
49-3093.00 Tire Repairers and Changers
  • Inspect tire casings for defects, such as holes or tears.
  • Locate punctures in tubeless tires by visual inspection or by immersing inflated tires in water baths and observing air bubbles.
  • Inflate inner tubes and immerse them in water to locate leaks.
49-3052.00 Motorcycle Mechanics
  • Replace defective parts, using hand tools, arbor presses, flexible power presses, or power tools.
  • Repair or adjust motorcycle subassemblies, such as forks, transmissions, brakes, or drive chains, according to specifications.
  • Repair or replace other parts, such as headlights, horns, handlebar controls, gasoline or oil tanks, starters, or mufflers.

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