SET 11 - Body Topic

Action, Movement, Senses, and Body Topics

What moves you?

The topics that energize and move you are essential guides. They drive your commitment.

 SET 11: Action - Movement - Senses - Body Topics

What do you want to pursue?

The persistent use of body actions and senses are an essential part of you. You recognize that much can be accomplished with continual physical motion, effort, and practice. You want to use your body and senses to interact, transform and improve others, yourself and your surroundings.

Administrative Support Occupations

Cargo and Freight Agents

Expedite and route movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline, train, and trucking terminals and shipping docks. Take orders from customers and arrange pickup of freight and cargo for delivery to loading platform.

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Couriers and Messengers

Pick up and deliver messages, documents, packages, and other items between offices or departments within an establishment or directly to other business concerns, traveling by foot, bicycle, motorcycle, automobile, or public conveyance.

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Meter Readers, Utilities

Read meter and record consumption of electricity, gas, water, or steam.

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Postal Service Mail Carriers

Sort and deliver mail for the United States Postal Service. Deliver mail on established route by vehicle or on foot. Includes postal service mail carriers employed by USPS contractors.

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Similar: Postmasters and Mail Superintendents; Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

Architecture and Engineering Occupations

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

Research, study, and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form for one or more purposes, such as legal, social, political, educational, and design purposes. May collect, analyze, and interpret geographic information provided by geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data.

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Environmental Engineers

Research, design, plan, or perform engineering duties in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental hazards using various engineering disciplines. Work may include waste treatment, site remediation, or pollution control technology.

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Similar: Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians video; Water/Wastewater Engineers; Validation Engineers

Surveyors

Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth’s surface for engineering, map-making, mining, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.

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Similar: Geodetic Surveyors; Surveying and Mapping Technicians video

Telecommunications Engineering Specialists

Design or configure wired, wireless, and satellite communications systems for voice, video, and data services. Supervise installation, service, and maintenance.

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Similar: Security Engineering Officers

Arts and Design Occupations

Craft Artists

Create or reproduce handmade objects for sale and exhibition using a variety of techniques, such as welding, weaving, pottery, and needlecraft.

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Fine Artists, painters, sculptors, and illustrators

Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.

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Floral Designers

Design, cut, and arrange live, dried, or artificial flowers and foliage.

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Similar: Florists

Photographers

Photograph people, landscapes, merchandise, or other subjects. May use lighting equipment to enhance a subject’s appearance. May use editing software to produce finished images and prints. Includes commercial and industrial photographers, scientific photographers, and photojournalists.

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Similar: Photojournalists

Set and Exhibit Designers

Design special exhibits and sets for film, video, television, and theater productions. May study scripts, confer with directors, and conduct research to determine appropriate architectural styles.

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Business and Financial Occupations

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

Appraise real estate, exclusively, and estimate its fair value. May assess taxes in accordance with prescribed schedules.

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Similar: Appraisers of Personal and Business Property; Government Property Inspectors and Investigators; Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers video; Real estate brokers and sales agents video

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

Review settled claims to determine that payments and settlements are made in accordance with company practices and procedures. Confer with legal counsel on claims requiring litigation. May also settle insurance claims.

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators Career, Business and Financial Occupations
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Similar: Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage, Insurance Underwriters

Logisticians

Analyze and coordinate the ongoing logistical functions of a firm or organization. Responsible for the entire life cycle of a product, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery, and final disposal of resources.

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Similar: Logistics Analysts; Logistics Engineers

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Coordinate activities of staff, convention personnel, or clients to make arrangements for group meetings, events, or conventions.

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Similar: Wedding Planners

Purchasing Managers, Buyers, and Purchasing Agents

Buyers and purchasing agents buy products and services for organizations. Purchasing managers oversee the work of buyers and purchasing agents.

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Similar: Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products video; Image Consultants; Merchandise Planners; Mystery Shoppers; Personal Shopper; Supply Chain Managers video

Community and Social Service Occupations

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

Provide social services to assist in rehabilitation of law offenders in custody or on probation or parole. Make recommendations for actions involving formulation of rehabilitation plan and treatment of offender, including conditional release and education and employment stipulations.

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Construction and Extraction Occupations

Carpenters

Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood and comparable materials, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; and wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors.

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Similar: Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters video; Furniture Finishers; Woodworkers; Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Construction Laborers

Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments.

Construction Laborers Career, Construction Laborer Profession, Construction and Extraction Occupations
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Similar: Boilermakers video; Brickmasons and Blockmasons video; Carpet Installers; Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers; Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers and Tapers video; Fence Erectors video; Floor Layers video; Floor Sanders and Finishers; Glaziers video; Helpers, Construction Trades; Highway Maintenance Workers video; Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall video; Loading and Moving Machine Operators; Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators video; Painters, Construction and Maintenance video; Paperhangers video; Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators video; Pile Driver Operators, Pipelayers video; Plasterers and Stucco Masons video; Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters video; Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators video; Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers video; Roofers video; Segmental Pavers; Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners video; Stonemasons, Structural Iron and Steel Workers; Terrazzo Workers and Finishers; Tile and Stone Setters; Weatherization Installers and Technicians video

Construction and Building Inspectors

Inspect structures using engineering skills to determine structural soundness and compliance with specifications, building codes, and other regulations. Inspections may be general in nature or may be limited to a specific area, such as electrical systems or plumbing.

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Similar: Energy Auditors

Earth Drillers

Operate a variety of drills such as rotary, churn, and pneumatic to tap subsurface water and salt deposits, to remove core samples during mineral exploration or soil testing, and to facilitate the use of explosives in mining or construction. Includes horizontal and earth boring machine operators.

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Similar: Continuous Mining Machine Operators; Conveyor Operators and Tenders; Crane and Tower Operators; Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders video; Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas video; Dredge Operators; Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators; Surface Mining video; Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters video; Hoist and Winch Operators; Rock Splitters, Quarry video; Roof Bolters, Mining; Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas; Roustabouts, Oil and Gas video; Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas; Underground Mining Machine Operators; Wellhead Pumpers

Electricians

Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.

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First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers Career, Construction and Extraction Occupations
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Similar: Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Identify, remove, pack, transport, or dispose of hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead-based paint, waste oil, fuel, transmission fluid, radioactive materials, or contaminated soil. Specialized training and certification in hazardous materials handling or a confined entry permit are generally required. May operate earth-moving equipment or trucks.

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Sheet Metal Workers

Fabricate, assemble, install, and repair sheet metal products and equipment, such as ducts, control boxes, drainpipes, and furnace casings.

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Similar: Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters video; Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers video

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Assemble, install, or maintain solar photovoltaic systems on roofs or other structures in compliance with site assessment and schematics. May include measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules. May perform minor electrical work such as current checks.

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Similar: Solar Energy Installation Managers, Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians

Education and Library Occupations

Archivists, Curators, and Museum Workers

Archivists and curators oversee institutions’ collections, such as of historical items or of artwork. Museum technicians and conservators prepare and restore items in those collections.

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Similar: Antique Dealers; Art Appraisers; Art Critics; Art Restorers; Auctioneers; Museum Directors; Museum Technicians and Conservators

Career and Technical Education Teachers

Teach vocational courses intended to provide occupational training below the baccalaureate level in subjects such as construction, mechanics/repair, manufacturing, transportation, or cosmetology, primarily to students who have graduated from or left high school.

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Farm and Home Management Educators

Instruct and advise individuals and families engaged in agriculture, agricultural-related processes, or home management activities. Demonstrate procedures and apply research findings to advance agricultural and home management activities. May develop educational outreach programs.

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High School Teachers

High school teachers teach academic lessons and various skills that students will need to attend college and to enter the job market.

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Similar: Middle School Teachers

Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers

Kindergarten and elementary school teachers instruct young students in basic subjects in order to prepare them for future schooling.

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Similar: Preschool Teachers video

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

Teach or instruct individuals or groups for the primary purpose of self-enrichment or recreation, rather than for an occupational objective, educational attainment, competition, or fitness.

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Similar: Drama Coach

Special Education Teachers

Special education teachers work with students who have a wide range of learning, mental, emotional, and physical disabilities.

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Teaching Assistants

Teacher assistants work with a licensed teacher to give students additional attention and instruction.

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Similar: Online Educators; Substitute Teachers; Tutors

Entertainment and Sports Occupations

Actors

Play parts in stage, television, radio, video, or film productions, or other settings for entertainment, information, or instruction. Actors interpret serious or comic roles by speech, gesture, and body movement to entertain or inform the audience. Entertainment Career

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Similar: Comedians; Stunt Performers

Athletes and Sports Competitors

Athletes and sports competitors participate in organized, officiated sporting events to entertain spectators. Practice, effort, and personal improvement are a constant in all sports careers.

Athletes and Sports Careers, Entertainment and Sports Occupations
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Coaches and Scouts

Instruct or coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of sports for the primary purpose of competition. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. May evaluate athletes’ strengths and weaknesses as possible recruits or to improve the athletes’ technique to prepare them for competition.

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Similar: Athletic Trainers video

Dancers and Choreographers

Dancers and choreographers use dance performances to express ideas and stories.

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Similar: Cheerleaders

Musicians and Singers

Play one or more musical instruments or sing. May perform on stage, for broadcasting, or for sound or video recording.

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Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

Officiate at competitive athletic or sporting events. Detect infractions of rules and decide penalties according to established regulations. Includes all sporting officials, referees, and competition judges.

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Farming and Fishing Occupations

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

Work with agricultural scientists in plant, fiber, and animal research, or assist with animal breeding and nutrition. Set up or maintain laboratory equipment and collect samples from crops or animals. Prepare specimens or record data to assist scientists in biology or related life science experiments.

Agricultural and Food Science Technician, Farming and Fishing Occupations
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Similar: Animal Scientists; Agricultural Engineers video; Precision Agriculture Technicians; Food Scientists and Technologists video; Range Managers; Soil and Plant Scientists

Agricultural Inspectors

Inspect agricultural commodities, processing equipment, and facilities, and fish and logging operations, to ensure compliance with regulations and laws governing health, quality, and safety.

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Agricultural Workers

Agricultural workers maintain crops and tend to livestock.

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Similar: Agricultural Equipment Operators; Animal Breeders; Farmers, Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products video; Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, Greenhouse, and Aquacultural Animals; Farmers, Ranchers and Other Agricultural Managers Career video; Organic Farmers; Winemakers

Fishing Workers

Trap, catch, or gather  aquatic animals and plants. May use nets, traps, or other equipment. May haul catch onto ship or other vessel.

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Forest and Conservation Workers

Under supervision, perform manual labor necessary to develop, maintain, or protect areas such as forests, forested areas, woodlands, wetlands, and rangelands through such activities as raising and transporting seedlings; combating insects, pests, and diseases harmful to plant life; and building structures to control water, erosion, and leaching of soil.

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Similar: Forest Conservation Technicians

Graders and Sorters

Grade, sort, or classify unprocessed food and other agricultural products by size, weight, color, or condition.

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Hunting Workers

Hunt, trap, catch, or gather wild animals or aquatic animals and plants. May use nets, traps, or other equipment.

Hunting Workers Career, Farming and Fishing Occupations
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Similar: Taxidermists

Logging Workers

Logging workers harvest forests to provide the raw material for many consumer goods and industrial products.

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Similar: Fallers, Log Graders and Scalers; Logging Equipment Operators

Healthcare and Technical Occupations

Acupuncturists

Diagnose, treat, and prevent disorders by stimulating specific acupuncture points within the body using acupuncture needles. May also use cups, nutritional supplements, therapeutic massage, acupressure, and other alternative health therapies.

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Similar: Holistic Therapists

Athletic Trainers

Evaluate and treat musculoskeletal injuries or illnesses. Provide preventive, therapeutic, emergency, and rehabilitative care.

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Dentists

Administer oral hygiene care to patients. Assess patient oral hygiene problems or needs and maintain health records. Advise patients on oral health maintenance and disease prevention. May provide advanced care such as providing fluoride treatment or administering topical anesthesia.

Dental Hygienists career, Healthcare and Technical Occupations
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Similar: Dental Assistants video; Dental Hygienists video; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons video; Orthodontists video

EMTs and Paramedics

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities.

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Home Health and Personal Care Aides

Monitor the health status of an individual with disabilities or illness, and address their health-related needs, such as changing bandages, dressing wounds, or administering medication. Work is performed under the direction of offsite or intermittent onsite licensed nursing staff.

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Similar: Elder Care Specialists

Medical Equipment Repairers

Test, adjust, or repair biomedical or electromedical equipment.

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Nurse Practitioners

Diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team. May focus on health promotion and disease prevention.

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Similar: Acute Care Nurses; Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses; Clinical Nurse Specialists; Critical Care Nurses; Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses video; Nurse Anesthetists; Nurse Midwives; Nursing Assistants and Orderlies video; Registered Nurses video

Orthotists and Prosthetists

Design, measure, fit, and adapt orthopedic braces, appliances or prostheses, such as limbs or facial parts for patients with disabling conditions.

Orthotists and Prosthetists career, Healthcare and Technical Occupations
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Similar: Optometrists video; Occupational Therapists video; Occupational Therapy Assistants and Aides video

Physical Therapists

Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury.

Physical Therapists career, Healthcare and Technical Occupations
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Similar: Exercise Physiologists video; Chiropractors video; Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists; Massage Therapists video; Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides video; Respiratory Therapists video; Sports Medicine Practitioners

Recreational Therapists

Plan, direct, or coordinate medically-approved recreation programs for patients in hospitals, nursing homes, or other institutions. Activities include sports, trips, dramatics, social activities, and crafts. May assess a patient condition and recommend appropriate recreational activity.

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Similar: Art Therapists video; Music Therapists

Surgeons

Repairing injuries… preventing disease… even transplanting organs: surgeons are literally on the “cutting edge” of medicine.

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Similar: Orthopedic Surgeons; Pediatric Surgeons; Surgical Assistants; Surgical Technologists video

Veterinarians

Diagnose, treat, or research diseases and injuries of animals. Includes veterinarians who conduct research and development, inspect livestock, or care for pets and companion animals.

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Similar: Veterinary Technologists and Technicians video; Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers video

Installation and Maintenance Occupations

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul aircraft engines and assemblies, such as hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

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Audiovisual Equipment Installers and Repairers

Install, repair, or adjust audio or television receivers, stereo systems, camcorders, video systems, or other electronic entertainment equipment in homes or other venues. May perform routine maintenance.

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Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.

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Similar: Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants video; Automotive Body and Glass Repairers video; Bicycle Repairers video; Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists video; Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment; Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians; Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics; Rail Car Repairers; Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians; Tire Repairers and Changers video

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

Repair and adjust cameras and photographic equipment, including commercial video and motion picture camera equipment.

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Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

Install, service, adjust, or repair coin, vending, or amusement machines including video games, juke boxes, pinball machines, or slot machines.

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Commercial Divers

Work below surface of water, using surface-supplied air or scuba equipment to inspect, repair, remove, or install equipment and structures. May use a variety of power and hand tools, such as drills, sledgehammers, torches, and welding equipment.

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Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

Repair, maintain, or install computers, word processing systems, automated teller machines, and electronic office machines, such as duplicating and fax machines.

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Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

Repair, maintain, or install electric motors, wiring, or switches.

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Similar: Control and Valve Installers and Repairers; Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers; Home Appliance Repairers; Mechanical Door Repairers; Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

Install or repair cables or wires used in electrical power or distribution systems. May erect poles and light or heavy duty transmission towers.

Line Installers and Repairers, Installation and Maintenance Occupations
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First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers. May also advise customers on recommended services. Excludes team or work leaders.

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Geothermal Technicians

Perform technical activities at power plants or individual installations necessary for the generation of power from geothermal energy sources. Monitor and control operating activities at geothermal power generation facilities and perform maintenance and repairs as necessary.

Geothermal Technicians, Installation and Maintenance Occupations
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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

Install or repair heating, central air conditioning, HVAC, or refrigeration systems, including oil burners, hot-air furnaces, and heating stoves.

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Industrial Machinery Mechanics, Machinery Maintenance Workers, and Millwrights

Industrial machinery mechanics, machinery maintenance workers, and millwrights install, maintain, and repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery.

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Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

Landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, sprinkler installation, and installation of mortarless segmental concrete masonry wall units.

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Similar: Botanists; Building Cleaning Workers; First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers; First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping; Gardeners; Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers; Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners; Tree Trimmers and Pruners

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

Repair and open locks, make keys, change locks and safe combinations, and install and repair safes.

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Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of a building in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting; HVAC maintenance; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing…

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Similar: Elevator and escalator installers video; Janitors video; Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers; Medical Equipment Repairers video; Refractory Materials Repairers; Signal and Track Switch Repairers

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

Repair percussion, stringed, reed, or wind instruments. May specialize in one area, such as piano tuning.

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Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul small engines used to power lawn mowers, chain saws, recreational sporting equipment, and related equipment.

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Similar: Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians; Motorcycle Mechanics

Pest Control Workers

Apply or release chemical solutions or toxic gases and set traps to kill or remove pests and vermin that infest buildings and surrounding areas.

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Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers

Repair, install, or maintain mobile or stationary radio transmitting, broadcasting, and receiving equipment, and two-way radio communications systems used in cellular telecommunications, mobile broadband, ship-to-shore, aircraft-to-ground communications, and radio equipment in service and emergency vehicles.

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers, Installation and Maintenance Occupations
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Riggers

Set up or repair rigging for construction projects, manufacturing plants, logging yards, ships and shipyards, or for the entertainment industry.

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Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

Install, program, maintain, and repair security and fire alarm wiring and equipment. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes.

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Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers

Install and repair telecommunications cable, including fiber optics.

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Watch and Clock Repairers

Repair, clean, and adjust mechanisms of timing instruments, such as watches and clocks. Includes watchmakers, watch technicians, and mechanical timepiece repairers.

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Wind Turbine Service Technicians

Inspect, diagnose, adjust, or repair wind turbines. Perform maintenance on wind turbine equipment including resolving electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic malfunctions.

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Similar: Wind Energy Development Managers video

Management Occupations

Construction Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation.

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Similar: Architectural and Engineering Managers video; General Contractor

Emergency Management Directors

Plan and direct disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural (e.g., hurricanes, floods, earthquakes), wartime, or technological (e.g., nuclear power plant emergencies or hazardous materials spills) disasters or hostage situations.

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Similar: Federal Agency Director

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, and supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation.

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Fitness and Wellness Coordinators

Manage or coordinate fitness and wellness programs and services. Manage and train staff of wellness specialists, health educators, or fitness instructors.

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Similar: Spa Managers

Food Service Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that serves food and beverages.

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Similar: Food Service Specialists; Franchise Owners

Geothermal Production Managers

Manage operations at geothermal power generation facilities. Maintain and monitor geothermal plant equipment for efficient and safe plant operations.

Geothermal Production Managers Career, Management Occupations
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Similar: Hydroelectric Production Managers

Industrial Production Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.

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Loss Prevention Managers

Plan and direct policies, procedures, or systems to prevent the loss of assets. Determine risk exposure or potential liability, and develop risk control measures.

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Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the selling, buying, leasing, or governance activities of commercial, industrial, or residential real estate properties. Includes managers of homeowner and condominium associations, rented or leased housing units, buildings, or land.

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Similar: Real estate developers

Quality Control Systems Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate quality assurance programs. Formulate quality control policies and control quality of laboratory and production efforts.

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Similar: Quality Control Inspectors

Security Management Specialists

Conduct security assessments for organizations, and design security systems and processes. May specialize in areas such as physical security or the safety of employees and facilities.

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Social and Community Service Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization’s budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.

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Supply Chain Managers

Direct or coordinate production, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, or financial forecasting services or activities to limit costs and improve accuracy, customer service, or safety. Examine existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities to meet product distribution needs.

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Similar: Purchasing Managers video; Transportation coordinators; Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Wind Energy Development Managers

Lead or manage the development and evaluation of potential wind energy business opportunities, including environmental studies, permitting, and proposals. May also manage construction of projects.

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Similar: Wind Energy Operations Managers

Media and Communication Occupations

News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists

Narrate or write news stories, reviews, or commentary for print, broadcast, or other communications media such as newspapers, magazines, radio, or television. May collect and analyze information through interview, investigation, or observation.

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Similar: Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners video; Media Programming Directors, Media Technical Directors/Managers; Science Journalists

Personal Care and Service Occupations

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

Perform a variety of attending duties at amusement or recreation facility. May schedule use of recreation facilities, maintain and provide equipment to participants of sporting events or recreational pursuits, or operate amusement concessions and rides.

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Similar: First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers; Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners; Gambling Cage Workers; Gambling Dealers; Gaming services workers video; Recreation Workers video

Animal Caretakers

Feed, water, groom, bathe, exercise, or otherwise provide care to promote and maintain the well-being of pets and other animals that are not raised for consumption, such as dogs, cats, race horses, ornamental fish or birds, zoo animals, and mice.
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Similar: Pet Groomers; Zookeepers

Animal Trainers

Train animals for riding, harness, security, performance, or obedience, or for assisting persons with disabilities. Accustom animals to human voice and contact, and condition animals to respond to commands. Train animals according to prescribed standards for show or competition.
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Baggage Porters and Bellhops

Handle baggage for travelers at transportation terminals or for guests at hotels or similar establishments.

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Bartenders

Mix and serve drinks to patrons, directly or through waitstaff.

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Similar: Baristas

Chefs and Head Cooks

Direct and may participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods. May plan and price menu items, order supplies, and keep records and accounts.

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Similar: Bakers video; Cooks video, Dishwashers; First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers video; Food and beverage serving and related workers video; Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers video; Food Service Managers video; Pastry Chefs; Personal Chefs

Childcare Workers

Attend to children at schools, businesses, private households, and childcare institutions. Perform a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play.

Childcare Workers career; Personal Care and Service Occupations
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Similar: Nannies; Personal Care and Service Workers

Concierges

Assist patrons at hotel, apartment, or office building with personal services. May take messages; arrange or give advice on transportation, business services, or entertainment; or monitor guest requests for housekeeping and maintenance.

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Similar: Lodging Managers video

Exercise Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors

Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities for the primary purpose of personal fitness. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills. Develop and implement individualized approaches to exercise.

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Similar: Body Builders; Fitness and Wellness Coordinators video; Martial Arts Instructors; Yoga Instructors

First-Line Supervisors of Entertainment and Recreation Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of entertainment and recreation related workers.

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Similar: Camp Directors; Cruise Directors; Dating Matchmaker; Recreational Leaders

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

Provide beauty services, such as cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May shampoo hair, apply makeup, dress wigs, remove hair, and provide nail and skincare services.

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Similar: Barbers; Manicurists and Pedicurists video; Shampooers

Hosts and Hostesses

Take orders and serve food and beverages to patrons at tables in dining establishment.

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop career
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Similar: Sommeliers; Waiters and Waitresses video

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

Provide personal items to patrons or customers in locker rooms, dressing rooms, or coatrooms.

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants career, Personal Care and Service Occupations
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Similar: Costume Attendants

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

Apply makeup to performers to reflect period, setting, and situation of their role.

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Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Arrangers

Perform various tasks to arrange and direct individual funeral services, such as coordinating transportation of body to mortuary, interviewing family or other authorized person to arrange details, selecting pallbearers, aiding with the selection of officials for religious rites, and providing transportation for mourners.

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Similar: Funeral Home Managers; Crematory Operators; Embalmers; Funeral Attendants

Residential Advisors

Coordinate activities in resident facilities in secondary school and college dormitories, group homes, or similar establishments. Order supplies and determine need for maintenance, repairs, and furnishings. May maintain household records and assign rooms.

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Skincare Specialists

Provide skincare treatments to face and body to enhance an individual’s appearance. Includes electrologists and laser hair removal specialists.

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Tour Guides

Escort individuals or groups on sightseeing tours or through places of interest, such as industrial establishments, public buildings, and art galleries.

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Similar: Bicycle Tour Guides; Ecotourism Guides

Physical and Social Science Occupations

Anthropologists and Archeologists

Study the origin, development, and behavior of human beings. May study the way of life, language, or physical characteristics of people in various parts of the world.

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Similar: Paleontologists

Conservation Scientists

Manage, improve, and protect natural resources to maximize their use without damaging the environment. May conduct soil surveys and develop plans to eliminate soil erosion or to protect rangelands.

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Environmental Scientists and Specialists

Conduct research or perform investigation for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or hazards that affect either the environment or public health.

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Similar: Climate Change Policy Analysts; Ecologists; Environmental Compliance Inspectors; Environmental Economists; Environmental Engineers video; Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians video; Environmental Planner; Environmental Restoration Planners; Environmental Science and Protection Technicians video; Industrial Ecologists; Sustainable development consultant

Food Scientists and Technologists

Use chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and other sciences to study the principles underlying the processing and deterioration of foods; analyze food content to determine levels of vitamins, fat, sugar, and protein; discover new food sources; research ways to make processed foods safe, palatable, and healthful…

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Similar: Agricultural and Food Science Technicians video; Animal Scientists; Soil and Plant Scientists

Forensic Science Technicians

Collect, identify, classify, and analyze physical evidence related to criminal investigations. Perform tests on weapons or substances, such as fiber, hair, and tissue to determine significance to investigation. May testify as expert witnesses on evidence or crime laboratory techniques. May serve as specialists in area of expertise, such as ballistics, fingerprinting, handwriting, or biochemistry.

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Foresters

Manage public and private forested lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes. May inventory the type, amount, and location of standing timber, appraise the timber’s worth, negotiate the purchase, and draw up contracts for procurement.

Foresters career, Physical and Social Science Occupations
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Similar: Botanists; Forest and Conservation Technicians

Geographers

Study the nature and use of areas of the Earth’s surface, relating and interpreting interactions of physical and cultural phenomena. Conduct research on physical aspects of a region, including land forms, climates, soils, plants, and animals, and conduct research on the spatial implications of human activities within a given area.

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Geoscientists

Study the composition, structure, and other physical aspects of the Earth. May use geological, physics, and mathematics knowledge in exploration for oil, gas, minerals, or underground water; or in waste disposal, land reclamation, or other environmental problems.

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Similar: Explorers; Geological Technicians; Geothermal Technicians video; Mining and Geological Engineers video

Hydrologists

Research the distribution, circulation, and physical properties of underground and surface waters; and study the form and intensity of precipitation and its rate of infiltration into the soil, movement through the earth, and return to the ocean and atmosphere.

Hydrologists career, Physical and Social Science Occupations
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Similar: Hydrologic Technicians; Water Resource Specialists video; Water/Wastewater Engineers; Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators video

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians

Occupational health and safety specialists and technicians collect data on and analyze many types of work environments and work procedures.

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Park Naturalists

Plan, develop, and conduct programs to inform public of historical, natural, and scientific features of national, state, or local park.

Park Naturalists Career, Physical and Social Science Occupations
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Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists

Apply remote sensing principles and methods to analyze data and solve problems in areas such as natural resource management, urban planning, or homeland security. May develop new sensor systems, analytical techniques, or new applications for existing systems.

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Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Study the origins, behavior, diseases, genetics, and life processes of animals and wildlife. May specialize in wildlife research and management.

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Similar: Entomologist; Primatologists; Veterinarians video; Veterinary Technologists and Technicians video; Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers video

Production Occupations

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Assemble, fit, fasten, and install parts of airplanes, space vehicles, or missiles, such as tails, wings, fuselage, bulkheads, stabilizers, landing gear, rigging and control equipment, or heating and ventilating systems.

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Bakers

Mix and bake ingredients to produce breads, rolls, cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, or other baked goods.
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Biofuels Processing Technicians

Calculate, measure, load, mix, and process refined feedstock with additives in fermentation or reaction process vessels and monitor production process. Perform, and keep records of, plant maintenance, repairs, and safety inspections.

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Similar: Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers video; Biomass Plant Technicians; Gas Plant Operators video; Hydroelectric Plant Technicians; Nuclear Power Reactor Operators; Petroleum Engineers video; Petroleum Pump System Operators; Refinery Operators, and Gaugers; Power Distributors and Dispatchers; Power Plant Operators

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Cut, trim, or prepare consumer-sized portions of meat for use or sale in retail establishments.

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Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

Operate or tend equipment to control chemical changes or reactions in the processing of industrial or consumer products. Equipment used includes devulcanizers, steam-jacketed kettles, and reactor vessels.

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Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Set up, operate, or tend spraying or rolling machines to coat or paint any of a wide variety of products, including glassware, cloth, ceramics, metal, plastic, paper, or wood, with lacquer, silver, copper, rubber, varnish, glaze, enamel, oil, or rust-proofing materials. Includes painters of transportation vehicles such as painters in auto body repair facilities.

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Similar: Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

Operate computer-controlled tools, machines, or robots to machine or process parts, tools, or other work pieces made of metal, plastic, wood, stone, or other materials. May also set up and maintain equipment.

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Similar: Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders; Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers; Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders; Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic; Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic; Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic; Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers; Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators; Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic; Foundry Mold and Coremakers; Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders; Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic; Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic; Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic; Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders; Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic; Model Makers, Metal and Plastic; Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic; Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic; Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic; Plating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic; Pourers and Casters, Metal; Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic; Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood; Semiconductor Processing Technicians; Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Operate or tend equipment such as cooling and freezing units, refrigerators, batch freezers, and freezing tunnels, to cool or freeze products, food, blood plasma, and chemicals.

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Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Set up, operate, or tend machines to crush, grind, or polish materials, such as coal, glass, grain, stone, food, or rubber.

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders Career, Production Occupations
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Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

Use hand tools or hand-held power tools to cut and trim a variety of manufactured items, such as carpet, fabric, stone, glass, or rubber.

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Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians and Medical Appliance Technicians

Construct and repair full or partial dentures or dental appliances.

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Etchers and Engravers

Engrave or etch metal, wood, rubber, or other materials. Includes such workers as etcher-circuit processors, pantograph engravers, and silk screen etchers.

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Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

Draw and construct sets of precision master fabric patterns or layouts. May also mark and cut fabrics and apparel.

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers career, Production Occupations
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First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of production and operating workers, such as inspectors, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators. Excludes team or work leaders.

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Food Batchmakers

Set up and operate equipment that mixes or blends ingredients used in the manufacturing of food products. Includes candy makers and cheese makers.

Food Batchmakers career, Production Occupations
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Similar: Cheese Makers; Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders; Food Processing Workers

Gem and Diamond Workers

Design, fabricate, adjust, repair, or appraise jewelry, gold, silver, other precious metals, or gems. Includes diamond polishers and gem cutters, and persons who perform precision casting and modeling of molds, casting metal in molds, or setting precious and semiprecious stones for jewelry and related products.

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Similar: Gemologists; Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

Grind, sand, or polish, using hand tools or hand-held power tools, a variety of metal, wood, stone, clay, plastic, or glass objects. Includes chippers, buffers, and finishers.

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Helpers–Production Workers

Help production workers by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.

Helpers-Production Workers career, Production Occupations
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Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications. May use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment.

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Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Operate or tend washing or dry-cleaning machines to wash or dry-clean industrial or household articles, such as cloth garments, suede, leather, furs, blankets, draperies, linens, rugs, and carpets. Includes spotters and dyers of these articles.

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Machinists

Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments out of metal. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments.

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Similar: Tool and Die Makers; Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Set up, operate, or tend machines to mix or blend materials, such as chemicals, tobacco, liquids, color pigments, or explosive ingredients.

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Molders, Shapers, and Casters

Mold, shape, form, cast, or carve products such as food products, figurines, tile, pipes, and candles consisting of clay, glass, plaster, concrete, stone, or combinations of materials.

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Similar: Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers; Metallurgists; Potters, Manufacturing; Stone Cutters and Carvers, Manufacturing

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Operate or tend machines to prepare industrial or consumer products for storage or shipment. Includes cannery workers who pack food products.

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Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Bind books and other publications or finish printed products by hand or machine. May set up binding and finishing machines.

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Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

Construct, decorate, or repair leather and leather-like products, such as luggage, shoes, and saddles. May use hand tools.

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Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Operate or maintain stationary engines, boilers, or other mechanical equipment to provide utilities for buildings or industrial processes. Operate equipment such as steam engines, generators, motors, turbines, and steam boilers.

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Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Fabricate, position, align, and fit parts of structural metal products.

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Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

Design, make, alter, repair, or fit garments.

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers career, Production Occupations
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Upholsterers

Make, repair, or replace upholstery for household furniture or transportation vehicles.

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Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Operate or control an entire process or system of machines, often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat water or wastewater.

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Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Use hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand-soldering, or brazing equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

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Protective Services Occupations

Animal Control Workers

Handle animals for the purpose of investigations of mistreatment, or control of abandoned, dangerous, or unattended animals.

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Air force

To fly, fight, and win… Airpower anytime, anywhere. aspects of airpower, which includes five core missions (air superiority, global strike, rapid global mobility, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and command and control), unit readiness, base infrastructure and talent management.
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Army Adjutant General Officer

Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations, overseeing multiple departments or locations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration.
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Army Armor Officer

Direct the operation of tanks, light armor, and amphibious assault vehicle units during combat situations on land or in aquatic environments. Duties include directing crew members in the operation of targeting and firing systems; coordinating the operation of advanced onboard communications and navigation equipment.
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Army Infantry Officer

Direct, train, and lead infantry units in ground combat operations. Duties include directing deployment of infantry weapons, vehicles, and equipment; directing location, construction, and camouflage of infantry positions and equipment; managing field communications operations; coordinating with armor, artillery, and air support units.
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Correctional Officers and Jailers

Guard inmates in penal or rehabilitative institutions in accordance with established regulations and procedures. May guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other point. Includes deputy sheriffs and police who spend the majority of their time guarding prisoners in correctional institutions.
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Detectives and Criminal Investigators

Conduct investigations related to suspected violations of federal, state, or local laws to prevent or solve crimes.

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Firefighters

Control and extinguish fires or respond to emergency situations where life, property, or the environment is at risk. Duties may include fire prevention, emergency medical service, hazardous material response, search and rescue, and disaster assistance.

Firefighters career, Protective Services Occupations
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Fish and Game Wardens

Patrol assigned area to prevent fish and game law violations. Investigate reports of damage to crops or property by wildlife. Compile biological data.

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Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

Monitor recreational areas, such as pools, beaches, or ski slopes, to provide assistance and protection to participants.

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Navy Fighter Pilot

America’s Navy defends on land, at sea and from the air. As a Navy Fighter Pilot, the latter is your domain. Fly at Mach speeds around the globe while completing complex air maneuvers. Catapult off carriers at 170 mph and land on moving runways only 300 feet long. You will gather intel, drop ordnance and conduct defensive missions—all in the most versatile strike fighters on the planet.
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Navy Submarine

Submariners are highly knowledgeable, skilled engineers and technicians who thrive when challenged. With an air of relentless positivity, they keep our shores safe as the unseen defenders of the deep.

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Navy Ship

Life on a ship at sea brings people together. Few can say they’ve hit golf balls off the back of a destroyer. Our ships range in size from “floating cities,” like aircraft carriers which transport thousands of Sailors, to destroyers, which may carry just 300. Whether you’re working in the kitchen, the engine room, the flight deck or at the helm, it takes everyone to execute a successful mission.
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Private Detectives and Investigators

Gather, analyze, compile, and report information regarding individuals or organizations to clients, or detect occurrences of unlawful acts or infractions of rules in private establishment.