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More than 20 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians.

  • 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.
53-7041.00 Hoist and Winch Operators
  • Move levers, pedals, and throttles to stop, start, and regulate speeds of hoist or winch drums in response to hand, bell, buzzer, telephone, loud-speaker, or whistle signals, or by observing dial indicators or cable marks.
  • Start engines of hoists or winches and use levers and pedals to wind or unwind cable on drums.
  • Operate compressed air, diesel, electric, gasoline, or steam-driven hoists or winches to control movement of cableways, cages, derricks, draglines, loaders, railcars, or skips.
  • Apply hand or foot brakes and move levers to lock hoists or winches.
  • Tend auxiliary equipment, such as jacks, slings, cables, or stop blocks, to facilitate moving items or materials for further processing.
49-3031.00 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition.
  • Raise trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.
  • Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.
  • Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, or pressure gauges.
  • Inspect, repair, and maintain automotive and mechanical equipment and machinery, such as pumps and compressors.
49-3093.00 Tire Repairers and Changers
  • Raise vehicles, using hydraulic jacks.
  • 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.
53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Attach slings, hooks, or other devices to lift cargo and guide loads.
  • Adjust controls to guide, position, or move equipment, such as cranes, booms, or cameras.
  • Guide loads being lifted to prevent swinging.
49-3051.00 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians
  • Inspect and repair or adjust propellers or propeller shafts.
  • Disassemble and inspect motors to locate defective parts, using mechanic's hand tools and gauges.
49-3053.00 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
  • Test and inspect engines to determine malfunctions, to locate missing and broken parts, and to verify repairs, using diagnostic instruments.
  • Dismantle engines, using hand tools, and examine parts for defects.
49-9096.00 Riggers Bright Outlook
  • Control movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confined spaces, using chainfalls, gin poles, gallows frames, and other equipment.
  • Manipulate rigging lines, hoists, and pulling gear to move or support materials, such as heavy equipment, ships, or theatrical sets.
47-5011.00 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
  • Clamp holding fixtures on ends of hoisting cables.
  • String cables through pulleys and blocks.
49-9092.00 Commercial Divers Bright Outlook
  • Recover objects by placing rigging around sunken objects, hooking rigging to crane lines, and operating winches, derricks, or cranes to raise objects.
  • Salvage wrecked ships or their cargo, using pneumatic power velocity and hydraulic tools and explosive charges, when necessary.
47-5013.00 Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
  • Operate controls that raise derricks or level rigs.
  • Thread cables through derrick pulleys, using hand tools.
47-2221.00 Structural Iron and Steel Workers Bright Outlook
  • Fasten structural steel members to hoist cables, using chains, cables, or rope.
  • Hoist steel beams, girders, or columns into place, using cranes or signaling hoisting equipment operators to lift and position structural steel members.
47-4041.00 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers Bright Outlook
  • Load or unload materials into containers or onto trucks, using hoists or forklifts.
  • Operate cranes to move or load baskets, casks, or canisters.
47-5012.00 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
  • Push levers and brake pedals to control gasoline, diesel, electric, or steam draw works that lower and raise drill pipes and casings in and out of wells.
  • Locate and recover lost or broken bits, casings, and drill pipes from wells, using special tools.
47-2121.00 Glaziers
  • Load and arrange glass or mirrors onto delivery trucks, using suction cups or cranes to lift glass.
  • Operate cranes or hoists with suction cups to lift large, heavy pieces of glass.
51-9032.00 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Operate cranes, or signal crane operators to position or remove stone from cars or saw beds.
  • Turn cranks or press buttons to activate winches that move cars under sawing cables or saw frames.
49-9071.00 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General Bright Outlook
  • Dismantle machines, equipment, or devices to access and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, or power tools.
  • Perform routine maintenance, such as inspecting drives, motors, or belts, checking fluid levels, replacing filters, or doing other preventive maintenance actions.
49-2092.00 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
  • Lift units or parts such as motors or generators, using cranes or chain hoists, or signal crane operators to lift heavy parts or subassemblies.
  • Position and level battery cells, anodes, or cathodes, using hoists or leveling jacks, or signal other workers to perform positioning and leveling.
49-3092.00 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Inspect, repair, or replace brake systems.
49-3043.00 Rail Car Repairers
  • Inspect components such as bearings, seals, gaskets, wheels, and coupler assemblies to determine if repairs are needed.
53-7081.00 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors Bright Outlook
  • Operate automated or semi-automated hoisting devices that raise refuse bins and dump contents into openings in truck bodies.