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Operate one or several types of power construction equipment, such as motor graders, bulldozers, scrapers, compressors, pumps, derricks, shovels, tractors, or front-end loaders to excavate, move, and grade earth, erect structures, or pour concrete or other hard surface pavement. May repair and maintain equipment in addition to other duties.
Automotive Service Technicians & Mechanics
Crushing, Grinding, & Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Electric Motor, Power Tool, & Related Repairers
Maintenance & Repair Workers, General
Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
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