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More than 20 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, Painters, Transportation Equipment.

  • Pour paint into spray guns and adjust nozzles and paint mixes for proper paint flow and coating thickness.
51-9193.00 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
  • Read dials and gauges on panel control boards to ascertain temperatures, alkalinities, and densities of mixtures, and turn valves to obtain specified mixtures.
  • Start machinery, such as pumps, feeders, or conveyors, and turn valves to heat, admit, or transfer products, refrigerants, or mixes.
  • Measure or weigh specified amounts of ingredients or materials, and load them into tanks, vats, hoppers, or other equipment.
  • Weigh packages and adjust freezer air valves or switches on filler heads to obtain specified amounts of product in each container.
  • Load and position wrapping paper, sticks, bags, or cartons into dispensing machines.
51-9196.00 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Place rolls of paper or cardboard on machine feed tracks, and thread paper through gluing, coating, and slitting rollers.
  • Fill glue and paraffin reservoirs, and position rollers to dispense glue onto paperboard.
  • Lift tote boxes of finished cartons, and dump cartons into feed hoppers.
  • Load automatic stapling mechanisms.
51-4052.00 Pourers and Casters, Metal
  • Pour and regulate the flow of molten metal into molds and forms to produce ingots or other castings, using ladles or hand-controlled mechanisms.
  • Pull levers to lift ladle stoppers and to allow molten steel to flow into ingot molds to specified heights.
  • Load specified amounts of metal and flux into furnaces or clay crucibles.
51-3093.00 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Observe gauges, dials, and product characteristics, and adjust controls to maintain appropriate temperature, pressure, and flow of ingredients.
  • Turn valves or start pumps to add ingredients or drain products from equipment and to transfer products for storage, cooling, or further processing.
  • Pour, dump, or load prescribed quantities of ingredients or products into cooking equipment, manually or using a hoist.
51-6091.00 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
  • Load materials into extruding and forming machines, using hand tools, and adjust feed mechanisms to set feed rates.
  • Observe flow of finish across finish rollers, and turn valves to adjust flow to specifications.
  • Press metering-pump buttons and turn valves to stop flow of polymers.
51-9191.00 Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Start machines, and turn valves or move controls to feed, admit, apply, or transfer materials and adhesives, and to adjust temperature, pressure, and time settings.
  • Fill machines with glue, cement, or adhesives.
  • Mount or load material such as paper, plastic, wood, or rubber in feeding mechanisms of cementing or gluing machines.
51-9012.00 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders   Green Occupation Green
  • Dump, pour, or load specified amounts of refined or unrefined materials into equipment or containers for further processing or storage.
  • Turn valves or move controls to admit, drain, separate, filter, clarify, mix, or transfer materials.
  • Set up or adjust machine controls to regulate conditions such as material flow, temperature, or pressure.
51-9198.00 Helpers--Production Workers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Load and unload items from machines, conveyors, and conveyances.
  • Place products in equipment or on work surfaces for further processing, inspecting, or wrapping.
  • Dump materials such as prepared ingredients into machine hoppers prior to mixing.
51-9023.00 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders Green Occupation
  • Dump or pour specified amounts of materials into machinery or equipment.
  • Unload mixtures into containers or onto conveyors for further processing.
  • Open valves to drain slurry from mixers into storage tanks.
51-5112.00 Printing Press Operators
  • Obtain or mix inks and fill ink fountains.
  • Load presses with paper and make necessary adjustments, according to paper size.
  • Adjust ink fountain flow rates.
51-9121.00 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Fill hoppers, reservoirs, troughs, or pans with material used to coat, paint, or spray, using conveyors or pails.
  • Attach hoses or nozzles to machines, using wrenches and pliers, and make adjustments to obtain the proper dispersion of spray.
  • Turn dials, handwheels, valves, or switches to regulate conveyor speeds, machine temperature, air pressure and circulation, and the flow or spray of coatings or paints.
51-9051.00 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
  • Load equipment receptacles or conveyors with material to be processed, by hand or using hoists.
  • Feed fuel, such as coal and coke, into fireboxes or onto conveyors, and remove ashes from furnaces, using shovels and buckets.
51-9141.00 Semiconductor Processors
  • Load and unload equipment chambers and transport finished product to storage or to area for further processing.
  • Measure and weigh amounts of crystal growing materials, mix and grind materials, load materials into container, and monitor processing procedures to help identify crystal growing problems.
51-9041.00 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Adjust machine components to regulate speeds, pressures, and temperatures, and amounts, dimensions, and flow of materials or ingredients.
  • Pour, scoop, or dump specified ingredients, metal assemblies, or mixtures into sections of machine prior to starting machines.
51-4011.00 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic Green Occupation
  • Adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machines malfunction.
  • Lay out and mark areas of parts to be shot peened and fill hoppers with shot.
51-4072.00 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Mix and measure compounds, or weigh premixed compounds, and dump them into machine tubs, cavities, or molds.
  • Pour or load metal or sand into melting pots, furnaces, molds, or hoppers, using shovels, ladles, or machines.
51-4193.00 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Mix and test solutions, and turn valves to fill tanks with solutions.
  • Position containers to receive parts, and load or unload materials in containers, using dollies or handtrucks.
51-3091.00 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Open valves, gates, or chutes or use shovels to load or remove products from ovens or other equipment.
  • Dump sugar dust from collectors into melting tanks and add water to reclaim sugar lost during processing.
51-6061.00 Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Mount rolls of cloth on machines, using hoists, or place textile goods in machines or pieces of equipment.
  • Creel machines with bobbins or twine.
51-6042.00 Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Draw thread through machine guide slots, needles, and presser feet in preparation for stitching, or load rolls of wire through machine axles.
  • Load hot-melt plastic rod glue through reactivator axles, using wrenches, and switch on reactivators, setting temperature and timers to heat glue to specifications.