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47-4099.02 - Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

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Adjustable widemouth pliers
Adjustable wrenches
  • Adjustable hand wrenches
Blow torch
  • Acetylene torches
Caulking guns
  • Caulking equipment
Claw hammer
  • Claw hammers
Desktop computers
Diagonal cut pliers
  • Diagonal cutting pliers
Digital camcorders or video cameras
  • Video probe systems
Drill bit set
  • Drill bit sets
Front end loaders
  • Utility work machines
Geological compasses
  • Directional compasses
Global positioning system GPS receiver
  • Global positioning system GPS receivers
  • Hacksaws
Handheld refractometers or polarimeters
  • Digital refractometers
Hole saws
  • Hole cutters
Hydraulic pumps
  • Transfer pumps
  • Extension ladders
  • Fiberglass extension ladders
  • Torpedo levels
Locking pliers
  • Channel lock pliers
  • Vise grip pliers
Masks or accessories
  • Filter masks
Minivans or vans
  • Work vans
  • Digital multimeters
Needlenose pliers
Notebook computers
  • Laptop computers
  • Volt-ohm meters VOM
Personal computers
Pipe or tube cutter
  • Tubing cutters
Pipe wrenches
  • Large pipe wrenches
  • Medium pipe wrenches
Pitch measuring instruments
  • Inclinometers
Pocket calculator
  • Handheld calculators
Portable data input terminals
  • Solar analysis systems
Positive displacement pumps
  • Charging pumps
Power drills
  • Cordless drills
  • Impact drills
  • Right-angle drills
Power saws
  • Jig saws
  • Reciprocating saws
Protective gloves
Pry bars
  • Small pry bars
Putty knives
Round file
  • Rat tail files
Safety glasses
Safety harnesses or belts
  • Fall arrest harnesses
  • Phillips head screwdrivers
  • Straight screwdrivers
Socket sets
  • Socket wrench sets
Solar radiation surface observing apparatus
  • Solarimeters
Soldering iron
  • Soldering equipment
Stud finders
  • Stud locators
Tape measures
  • Steel measuring tapes
Threading taps
  • Pipe taps
Tinners snips
  • Tin snips
Trenching machines
  • Trenchers
Tube bending machine
  • Tubing benders
Utility knives
Water hoses
Wire cutters
  • Pair of dykes
Wire lug crimping tool
  • Crimping lugs


Calendar and scheduling software
  • Work scheduling software
Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook Hot technology
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office
Project management software
  • Cost estimating software
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot technology
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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