||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.
||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.
||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.
||Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
- 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.
||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.
||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.
- 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.
||Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas
- Clamp holding fixtures on ends of hoisting cables.
- String cables through pulleys and blocks.
- 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.
||Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas
- Operate controls that raise derricks or level rigs.
- Thread cables through derrick pulleys, using hand tools.
||Structural Iron and Steel Workers
- 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.
||Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
- Load or unload materials into containers or onto trucks, using hoists or forklifts.
- Operate cranes to move or load baskets, casks, or canisters.
||Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
- 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.
- 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.
||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.
||Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
- 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.
||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.
||Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
- Inspect, repair, or replace brake systems.
||Rail Car Repairers
- Inspect components such as bearings, seals, gaskets, wheels, and coupler assemblies to determine if repairs are needed.
||Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors
- Operate automated or semi-automated hoisting devices that raise refuse bins and dump contents into openings in truck bodies.