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Acid tank Liner Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assemble and installs acid-proof brick lining in metal tanks used for processing storing of acid
  • Clean inside of tank to remove foreign matter, like rust, scale and grease, using sandblasting equipment
  • Remove dust from tank lining, using gasoline dampened cloth
  • Apply specified coats of primer cement to lining of tank, using spray gun
  • Heat plastic sheet, using torch, to fuse plastic coating onto primer cement
  • Roll sheet to make sure that inner surface of sheet is attached to primer cement, using hand roller
  • Test plastic lining with electrostatic tester to make sure against defects, like pin holes cracks
  • Cuts bricks to specified shape to make sure against crystallizing of cement seepage of acid into lining
  • Lays bricks over lining applies specified coats of plastic cement
  • Fuse bricks to plastic lining, using torch applies acid-proof cement to brick joints, using trowel.

Acoustical Carpenter Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Mount acoustical tile to walls and ceilings of buildings to reduce reflection of sound to decorate rooms
  • Measure and marks surface to lay out work, according to blueprints drawings
  • Inspect furrings, mechanical mountings and masonry surface for plumbness level, using spirit or water level
  • Nail or screws molding to wall to support and seal joint between ceiling tile wall
  • Scribe cuts edges of tile to fit wall where wall molding is not specified
  • Mount tiles, using any of following methods
  • 1 Applies cement to back of tile and presses tile into place, aligning with layout marks joints of previously laid tile
  • 2 Nails channels or wood furring strips to surfaces to provide mounting for tile
  • Place building paper between tile furring strip preparatory to application of butt-edge tile
  • Nail, screws, or staples tile to wooden furring strips
  • 3 Hangs dry lines stretched string to wall molding to guide positioning of main runners
  • Drive hanger inserts into reinforced concrete ceiling, using power fastening tool, and suspends bends hanger wires at points touching dry lines
  • Thread wires through holes in main runners, and cuts and attaches cross supports to suspended runners wall molding, using snips, clips, and rivet gun
  • Cuts tiles for fixtures borders, using keyhole saw, and inserts tiles into supporting framework
  • May wash concrete surfaces with washing soda zinc sulfate solution before mounting tile to increase adhesive qualities of surfaces.

Acoustical material Worker Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Mount acoustical tile to walls and ceilings of buildings to reduce reflection of sound to decorate rooms
  • Measure and marks surface to lay out work, according to blueprints drawings
  • Inspect furrings, mechanical mountings and masonry surface for plumbness level, using spirit or water level
  • Nail or screws molding to wall to support and seal joint between ceiling tile wall
  • Scribe cuts edges of tile to fit wall where wall molding is not specified
  • Mount tiles, using any of following methods
  • 1 Applies cement to back of tile and presses tile into place, aligning with layout marks joints of previously laid tile
  • 2 Nails channels or wood furring strips to surfaces to provide mounting for tile
  • Place building paper between tile furring strip preparatory to application of butt-edge tile
  • Nail, screws, or staples tile to wooden furring strips
  • 3 Hangs dry lines stretched string to wall molding to guide positioning of main runners
  • Drive hanger inserts into reinforced concrete ceiling, using power fastening tool, and suspends bends hanger wires at points touching dry lines
  • Thread wires through holes in main runners, and cuts and attaches cross supports to suspended runners wall molding, using snips, clips, and rivet gun
  • Cuts tiles for fixtures borders, using keyhole saw, and inserts tiles into supporting framework
  • May wash concrete surfaces with washing soda zinc sulfate solution before mounting tile to increase adhesive qualities of surfaces.

Acoustical Tile Carpenters Supervisor Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Supervise and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installing acoustical tile to walls ceilings of buildings
  • Measure and marks centerlines, guidelines and location of hooks that hold ceiling suspension grid, according to blueprints written specifications, to lay out work, using level, plumbline, chalkline and tape measure
  • Direct workers in various installation tasks, like suspending metal grids from ceilings, aligning butting tile with joints of previously laid tile and securing tiles with nails, screws, staples, or glue
  • Inspect smoothness of surfaces, alignment butting of tiles, and fastening of tile for adherence to specifications
  • Perform other duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

Adjustable steel joist setting Supervisor Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Supervise coordinates activities of workers engaged in erecting adjustable steel joists to support concrete floor-slab forms in building construction
  • Perform duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

Air conditioning Installer servicer Helper Window Unit Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assist Air-Conditioning Installer-Servicer, Window Unit construction in repairing, servicing, or installing window-mounted air-conditioning units, performing any combination of following duties
  • Carry unit from delivery vehicle to work site
  • Assemble window-support brackets, using handtools
  • Cuts opening through wall for insertion of unit, using hammer chisel
  • Apply caulking compound to excess space between air-conditioner wall opening
  • Perform other duties as described under Helper any industry Master Title.

Air conditioning Installer servicer Window Unit Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Install, services, and repairs window air-conditioning units, ranging from 1/2 to 2 tons capacity, in private residences small establishments
  • Inspect existing wiring, fuses, or circuit-breaker panels on customers premises for making sure adequate power supply for operating air-conditioner
  • Measure window, transom, or other existing openings for air-conditioning unit, using measuring tape or rule, or cuts opening through wall, using mallet cold chisel
  • Assemble and positions support brackets in place, using screws, clamps, or other braces, and power tools handtools
  • Fill space between window support and edge of opening with caulking compound filler board
  • Place air-conditioner on support frame secures unit in position, leveling unit, using screws, clips, and bolts
  • Start unit, adjusts controls, and listens for excessive noise or sounds indicating malfunction
  • Examine malfunctioning unit for defective parts, utilizing knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and refrigeration theory, to define cause of malfunction
  • Dismantle whole or part of unit, as indicated by type of malfunction, and repairs or replaces such parts as switches, relays, fan motors, thermostats, and other components, using handtools power tools
  • Replace filters, lubricates unit, and adjusts controls
  • Reassemble unit, making necessary adjustments to make sure efficient operation
  • May give instructions to customer regarding operation care of unit
  • May estimate cost of repairs or adjustments
  • May remove unit from customers premises for major repairs or overhaul in shop, or for return to manufacturer for extensive repairs
  • May repair sealed refrigeration units of machines
  • For installation, service, and repair of central air-conditioning units, see Heating-And-Air-Conditioning Installer-Servicer construction 637.261-014.

Aluminum pool Installer Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assemble aluminum swimming pool at work site, using handtools portable power tools
  • Direct other workers to excavate pool site according to customer specifications
  • Assemble & installs structural parts, like underground piping and bottom side panels of pool, using power drill, rivet gun, spot-welding equipment and handtools
  • Erect aluminum fencing around pool, using handtools
  • Lays precut carpet on deck around pool, using handtools.

Artificial marble Worker Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Apply cement, sand, pigment, and marble chips to floors, stairways, and cabinet fixtures to attain durable and decorative surfacing according to specifications drawings
  • Spread roofing paper on surface of foundation
  • Spread mixture of sand, cement and water over surface with trowel to form terrazzo base
  • Cuts metal division strips and presses them into terrazzo base so that top edges form desired design or pattern define level of finished floor surface
  • Spread mixture of marble chips, cement, pigment, and water over terrazzo base to form finished surface, using float trowel
  • Scatter marble chips over finished surface
  • Push roller over surface to imbed chips
  • Allow surface to dry, and pushes electric-powered surfacing machine over floor to grind polish terrazzo surface
  • Grind curved surfaces and areas inaccessible to surfacing machine, like stairways cabinet tops, with portable hand grinder
  • May precast terrazzo blocks in wooden forms
  • May perform finishing operations only be designated Terrazzo Polisher construction .

Asbestos Removal Supervisor Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Supervise coordinates activities of workers engaged in removing asbestos from ceilings, walls, floors, and other structures
  • Review job specifications, inspects work site and confers with contracting agent to evaluate removal project
  • Estimate length of time, number of workers and equipment supplies required to accomplish project
  • Hire new workers and instructs workers in safety removal procedures
  • Assign and supervises workers in specific tasks, like setup of equipment and removal clean-up of asbestos
  • Monitor inspects quality of work during project
  • Examine workers equipment, like respirator systems, air evacuation and filtration systems, and air quality testing devices, to make sure that they meet company government safety standards
  • May maintain project records order supplies
  • May assist workers in removal activities
  • Perform other duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.



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