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The following is a list of all registered occupations the State of Maryland recognizes as being eligible to use Registered Apprenticeship to meet training demands. Linked occupations are occupations with active programs.

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Registered Occupations

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AIR BRAKE MECHANIC - Repair only one system or component on a vehicle, such as brakes, suspension, or radiator.

APPLIANCE TECHNICIAN - Repair, adjust, or install all types of electric or gas household appliances, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, and ovens.

ARSON INVESTIGATOR - Conduct investigations to determine causes of fires and explosions.

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

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

ASSISTANT PRESS OPERATOR - Set up or operate various types of printing machines, such as offset, letterset, intaglio, or gravure presses or screen printers to produce print on paper or other materials.

AUTO PARTS COUNTER CLERK - Sell spare and replacement parts and equipment in repair shop or parts store.

AUTOMOBILE MECHANIC - Repair automobiles, trucks, buses, and other vehicles. Master mechanics repair virtually any part on the vehicle or specialize in the transmission system.

AUTOMOBILE-BODY REPAIR - Repair and refinish automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames.

AUTOMOTIVE PAINTER - Repair and refinish automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames.

AWNING MAKER/ INSTALLER - Assemble and install awnings for residential and commercial buildings.

BAKER - Mix and bake ingredients according to recipes to produce breads, rolls, cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, or other baked goods.

BARBER - Provide barbering services, such as cutting, trimming, shampooing, and styling hair, trimming beards, or giving shaves.

BEEKEEPER - Attend to live farm, ranch, or aquacultural animals that may include cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses and other equines, poultry, finfish, shellfish, and bees. Attend to animals produced for animal products, such as meat, fur, skins, feathers, eggs, milk, and honey. Duties may include feeding, watering, herding, grazing, castrating, branding, de-beaking, weighing, catching, and loading animals. May maintain records on animals; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; assist in birth deliveries; and administer medications, vaccinations, or insecticides as appropriate. May clean and maintain animal housing areas.

BINDERY OPERATOR - Set up or operate binding machines that produce books and other printed materials.

BLACKSMITH - Set up, operate, or tend forging machines to taper, shape, or form metal or plastic parts.

BOILER OPERATOR - 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.

BOILERMAKER - Construct, assemble, maintain, and repair stationary steam boilers and boiler house auxiliaries. Align structures or plate sections to assemble boiler frame tanks or vats, following blueprints. Work involves use of hand and power tools, plumb bobs, levels, wedges, dogs, or turnbuckles. Assist in testing assembled vessels. Direct cleaning of boilers and boiler furnaces. Inspect and repair boiler fittings, such as safety valves, regulators, automatic-control mechanisms, water columns, and auxiliary machines.

BOOKBINDER - Perform highly skilled hand finishing operations, such as grooving and lettering to bind books.

BRICKLAYER - Lay and bind building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block, with mortar and other substances to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures.

BUILDING MAINTENANCE REPAIRER - Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting; boiler making; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs.

CABINETMAKER - Cut, shape, and assemble wooden articles or set up and operate a variety of woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, and mortisers to surface, cut, or shape lumber or to fabricate parts for wood products.

CARPENTER - Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors. May also install cabinets, siding, drywall and batt or roll insulation. Includes brattice builders who build doors or brattices (ventilation walls or partitions) in underground passageways to control the proper circulation of air through the passageways and to the working places.

CARPENTER (MAINT.) - Construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, using carpenter's hand tools and power tools.

CARPET LAYER - Lay and install carpet from rolls or blocks on floors. Install padding and trim flooring materials.

CEMENT MASON- Smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, sidewalks, roads, or curbs using a variety of hand and power tools. Align forms for sidewalks, curbs, or gutters; patch voids; use saws to cut expansion joints.

CHEMICAL OPERATOR - 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.

CHILD CARE DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST - Attend to children at schools, businesses, private households, and child care institutions. Perform a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play.

CNC SPECIALIST - Set up, operate, or tend woodworking machines, such as drill presses, lathes, shapers, routers, sanders, planers, and wood nailing machines.

COIN MACHINE SERVICE REPAIRER - Install, service, adjust, or repair coin, vending, or amusement machines including video games, juke boxes, pinball machines, or slot machines.

COLUMNIST/ COMMENTATOR - Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation. Report and write stories for newspaper, news magazine, radio, or television.

COMPOSITOR - Set up and prepare material for printing presses.

COMPUTER PROGRAMMER, BUSINESS - Convert project specifications and statements of problems and procedures to detailed logical flow charts for coding into computer language. Develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information. May program web sites.

CONSTRUCTION CRAFT LABORER - Perform tasks involving physical labor at building, highway, and heavy construction projects, tunnel and shaft excavations, and demolition 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. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, clean up rubble and debris, and remove asbestos, lead, and other hazardous waste materials. May assist other craft workers.

CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT MECHANIC - Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, and conveyors, used in construction, logging, and surface mining.

COOK - Prepare, season, and cook soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foodstuffs in restaurants. May order supplies, keep records and accounts, price items on menu, or plan menu.

COUNSELOR (YOUTH DEVELOPMENT) - Conduct recreation activities with groups in public, private, or volunteer agencies or recreation facilities. Organize and promote activities, such as arts and crafts, sports, games, music, dramatics, social recreation, camping, and hobbies, taking into account the needs and interests of individual members.

COREMAKER - Make or form wax or sand cores or molds used in the production of metal castings in foundries.

CORRECTION OFFICER - Guard inmates in penal or rehabilitative institution 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.

COSMETOLOGIST - Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May also apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services.

DENTAL TECHNICIAN - Assist dentist, set up patient and equipment, and keep records.

DIESEL MECHANIC - Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul trucks, buses, and all types of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile diesel engines.

DIETETIC ASSISTANT - Assist dietitians in the provision of food service and nutritional programs. Under the supervision of dietitians, may plan and produce meals based on established guidelines, teach principles of food and nutrition, or counsel individuals.

DISPATCHER - Schedule and dispatch workers, work crews, equipment, or service vehicles for conveyance of materials, freight, or passengers, or for normal installation, service, or emergency repairs rendered outside the place of business. Duties may include using radio, telephone, or computer to transmit assignments and compiling statistics and reports on work progress.

DISPLAY MAKER - Set up and operate machines, such as lathes, milling and engraving machines, and jig borers to make working models of metal or plastic objects.

DRAFTER, COMPUTER AIDED - Draw wiring diagrams, circuit board assembly diagrams, schematics, and layout drawings used for manufacture, installation, and repair of electronic equipment.

DRAFTER, MECHANICAL - Prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.

DRAFTER, STRUCTURAL - Prepare detailed drawings of architectural designs and plans for buildings and structures according to specifications provided by architect.

DRYWALL INSTALLER - Apply plasterboard or other wallboard to ceilings or interior walls of buildings. Apply or mount acoustical tiles or blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing materials to ceilings and walls of buildings to reduce or reflect sound. Materials may be of decorative quality. Includes lathers who fasten wooden, metal, or rockboard lath to walls, ceilings or partitions of buildings to provide support base for plaster, fire-proofing, or acoustical material.

ELECTRIC MOTOR, POWER TOOL, AND RELATED REPAIRERS - Repair, maintain, or install electric motors, wiring, or switches.

ELECTRIC SIGN ASSEMBLER - Assemble or modify electrical or electronic equipment, such as computers, test equipment telemetering systems, electric motors, and batteries.

ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE SERVICER - Repair, adjust, or install all types of electric or gas household appliances, such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, and ovens.

ELECTRICAL TECHNICIAN - Apply electrical theory and related knowledge to test and modify developmental or operational electrical machinery and electrical control equipment and circuitry in industrial or commercial plants and laboratories. Usually work under direction of engineering staff.

ELECTRICIAN - 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.

ELECTRO-MEDICAL EQUIPMENT REPAIRER - Test, adjust, or repair biomedical or electromedical equipment.

ELECTROMECHANICAL ASSEMBLER - Assemble or modify electromechanical equipment or devices, such as servomechanisms, gyros, dynamometers, magnetic drums, tape drives, brakes, control linkage, actuators, and appliances.

ELECTROMECHANICAL TECHNICIAN - Operate, test, and maintain unmanned, automated, servo-mechanical, or electromechanical equipment. May operate unmanned submarines, aircraft, or other equipment at worksites, such as oil rigs, deep ocean exploration, or hazardous waste removal. May assist engineers in testing and designing robotics equipment.

ELECTRONICS MECHANIC - Install, adjust, or maintain mobile electronics communication equipment, including sound, sonar, security, navigation, and surveillance systems on trains, watercraft, or other mobile equipment.

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN - Lay out, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems, such as computer equipment, missile control instrumentation, electron tubes, test equipment, and physics. Usually work under direction of engineering staff.

ELEVATOR CONSTRUCTION - apply principles and theories of electronics, electrical circuitry, engineering mathematics, electronic and electrical testing 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.

ELEVATOR MECHANIC - Assemble, install, repair, or maintain electric or hydraulic freight or passenger elevators, escalators, or dumbwaiters.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECH/ PARAMEDIC - Assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals. Transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.

ERECTOR - Set-up, rearrange, or remove switching and dialing equipment used in central offices. Service or repair telephones and other communication equipment on customers' property. May install equipment in new locations or install wiring and telephone jacks in buildings under construction.

EXTERMINATOR - Spray or release chemical solutions or toxic gases and set traps to kill pests and vermin, such as mice, termites, and roaches, that infest buildings and surrounding areas.

FARM ADVISOR - Advise, instruct, and assist individuals and families engaged in agriculture, agricultural-related processes, or home economics activities. Demonstrate procedures and apply research findings to solve problems; instruct and train in product development, sales, and the utilization of machinery and equipment to promote general welfare. Includes county agricultural agents, feed and farm management advisers, home economists, and extension service advisors.

FARM EQUIPMENT MECHANIC - Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul farm machinery and vehicles, such as tractors, harvesters, dairy equipment, and irrigation systems.

FARM WORKER, DAIRY - On an ownership or rental basis, operate farms, ranches, greenhouses, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural production establishments which produce crops, horticultural specialties, livestock, poultry, finfish, shellfish, or animal specialties. May plant, cultivate, harvest, perform post-harvest activities, and market crops and livestock; may hire, train, and supervise farm workers or supervise a farm labor contractor; may prepare cost, production, and other records. May maintain and operate machinery and perform physical work.

FENCE ERECTOR - Erect and repair metal and wooden fences and fence gates around highways, industrial establishments, residences, or farms, using hand and power tools.

FIELD ENGINEER - Lay out, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems, such as computer equipment, missile control instrumentation, electron tubes, test equipment, and machine tool numerical controls, applying principles and theories of electronics, electrical circuitry, engineering mathematics, electronic and electrical testing, and physics. Usually work under direction of engineering staff.

FIRE CAPTAIN - Supervise fire fighters who control and extinguish municipal fires, protect life and property, and conduct rescue efforts.

FIREFIGHTER - Control and extinguish municipal fires, protect life and property and conduct rescue efforts.

FLOOR COVERER - Apply blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, or decorative coverings to floors.

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

FOOTWEAR & LEATHER REPAIRER - Construct, decorate, or repair leather and leather-like products, such as luggage, shoes, and saddles.

FORGE-SHOP MACHINE REPAIRER - Set up, operate, or tend forging machines to taper, shape, or form metal or plastic parts.

GEAR CUTTER OPERATOR - Set up, operate, or tend lathe and turning machines to turn, bore, thread, form, or face metal or plastic materials, such as wire, rod, or bar stock.

GERIATRIC NURSING ASSISTANT - Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties, such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens.

GLASS INSTALLER - Replace or repair broken windshields and window glass in motor vehicles.

GLASSBLOWER, LABORATORY APPARATUS - Shape molten glass according to patterns.

GLAZIERS - Install glass in windows, skylights, store fronts, and display cases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, ceilings, and tabletops.

GOLF PROFESSIONAL - Compete in athletic events. Also instruct or coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of sports. 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. Those required to hold teaching degrees should be reported in the appropriate teaching category.

GRINDER OPERATOR, TOOL - Perform precision smoothing, sharpening, polishing, or grinding of metal objects.

GROUNDSKEEPER (MAINT.) - Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting; boiler making; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs.

HOME HEALTH AIDE - Provide routine, personal healthcare, such as bathing, dressing, or grooming, to elderly, convalescent, or disabled persons in the home of patients or in a residential care facility.

HORSE TRAINER - Train animals for riding, harness, security, performance, or obedience, or 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. May train animals to carry pack loads or work as part of pack team.

HORTICULTURIST - Plan, organize, direct, control, and coordinate activities of workers engaged in propagating, cultivating, and harvesting horticultural specialties, such as trees, shrubs, flowers, mushrooms, and other plants.

HOSE ASSEMBLY TECHNICIAN - All assemblers and fabricators not listed separately.

HOUSEKEEPER - Perform any combination of light cleaning duties to maintain private households or commercial establishments, such as hotels, restaurants, and hospitals, in a clean and orderly manner. Duties include making beds, replenishing linens, cleaning rooms and halls, and vacuuming.

HOUSING INSPECTOR - 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.

HVAC/R TECHNICIAN - Install, service, and repair heating and air conditioning systems in residences and commercial establishments.

ILLUSTRATOR - Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of mediums and techniques, such as painting and sculpture.

INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE REPAIRER - Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting; boiler making; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs.

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

INSTRUMENT MECHANIC - Set-up, rearrange, or remove switching and dialing equipment used in central offices. Service or repair telephones and other communication equipment on customers' property. May install equipment in new locations or install wiring and telephone jacks in buildings under construction.

INSULATION WORKER - Line and cover structures with insulating materials. May work with batt, roll, or blown insulation materials.

JEWELRY REPAIRER - Fabricate and repair jewelry articles. Make models or molds to create jewelry items.

LAND SURVEYOR - 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, mapmaking, mining, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.

LANDSCAPE GARDENER - 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.

LENS GRINDER - Cut, grind, and polish eyeglasses, contact lenses, or other precision optical elements. Assemble and mount lenses into frames or process other optical elements.

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

LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING WORKER - Set up or operate various types of printing machines, such as offset, letterset, intaglio, or gravure presses or screen printers to produce print on paper or other materials.

LOCKSMITH - Repair and open locks; make keys; change locks and safe combinations; and install and repair safes.

LONGSHOREMAN - Manually move freight, stock, or other materials or perform other unskilled general labor. Includes all unskilled manual laborers not elsewhere classified.

MACHINE BUILDER - Construct, assemble, or rebuild machines, such as engines, turbines, and similar equipment used in such industries as construction, extraction, textiles, and paper manufacturing.

MACHINE REPAIRER, MAINTENANCE - Lubricate machinery, change parts, or perform other routine machinery maintenance.

MACHINIST - Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

MAILER - Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. Use hand or mail handling machines to time stamp, open, read, sort, and route incoming mail; and address, seal, stamp, fold, stuff, and affix postage to outgoing mail or packages. Duties may also include keeping necessary records and completed forms.

MAINTENANCE WORKERS, MACHINERY - Lubricate machinery, change parts, or perform other routine machinery maintenance.

MARBLE MASON - Apply hard tile, marble, and wood tile to walls, floors, ceilings, and roof decks.

MARINE SERVICE TECHNICIAN - Repairs and adjusts electrical and mechanical equipment of gasoline or diesel powered inboard or inboard-outboard boat engines.

MEATCUTTER - Use hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of meat, poultry, and fish.

MECHANIC, INDUSTRIAL TRUCK - Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul trucks, buses, and all types of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile diesel engines.

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN - Apply theory and principles of mechanical engineering to modify, develop, and test machinery and equipment under direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.

MEDICAL ASSISTANT - Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

MEDICATION AIDE - Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff.

METAL FABRICATOR - Fabricate, lay out, position, align, and fit parts of structural metal products.

METAL SPINNER - Set up, operate, or tend machines to extrude or draw thermoplastic or metal materials into tubes, rods, hoses, wire, bars, or structural shapes.

MILLWRIGHT - Install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, or other drawings.

MODEL MAKER (WOOD) - Construct full-size and scale wooden precision models of products. Includes wood jig builders and loft workers.

MOLD MAKER - Make or form wax or sand cores or molds used in the production of metal castings in foundries.

MOLDER - Set up, operate, or tend metal or plastic molding, casting, or coremaking machines to mold or cast metal or thermoplastic parts or products.

MORTICIAN - Perform various tasks to arrange and direct funeral services, such as coordinating transportation of body to mortuary for embalming, interviewing family or other authorized person to arrange details, selecting pallbearers, procuring official for religious rites, and providing transportation for mourners.

MOSH INSPECTOR - Review, evaluate, and analyze work environments and design programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent disease or injury caused by chemical, physical, and biological agents or ergonomic factors. May conduct inspections and enforce adherence to laws and regulations governing the health and safety of individuals. May be employed in the public or private sector.

MOTORCYCLE MECHANIC - Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul motorcycles, scooters, mopeds, dirt bikes, or similar motorized vehicles.

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

NEWS DIRECTOR - Analyze, interpret, and broadcast news received from various sources.

NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTER - Test the safety of structures, vehicles, or vessels using x-ray, ultrasound, fiber optic or related equipment.

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

OFFSET STRIPPER - Set up or operate various types of printing machines, such as offset, letterset, intaglio, or gravure presses or screen printers to produce print on paper or other materials.

OFFSET-PRESS OPERATOR - Set up or operate various types of printing machines, such as offset, letterset, intaglio, or gravure presses or screen printers to produce print on paper or other materials.

OIL BURNER SERVICER & INSTALLER - Install, service, and repair heating and air conditioning systems in residences and commercial establishments.

OPERATING ENGINEER - 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.

OPTICIAN - Design, measure, fit, and adapt lenses and frames for client according to written optical prescription or specification. Assist client with selecting frames. Measure customer for size of eyeglasses and coordinate frames with facial and eye measurements and optical prescription. Prepare work order for optical laboratory containing instructions for grinding and mounting lenses in frames. Verify exactness of finished lens spectacles. Adjust frame and lens position to fit client. May shape or reshape frames.

OUTSIDE MACHINIST - Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

PACKER, HAND - Pack or package by hand a wide variety of products and materials.

PAINTER/DECORATOR - Paint walls, equipment, buildings, bridges, and other structural surfaces, using brushes, rollers, and spray guns. May remove old paint to prepare surface prior to painting. May mix colors or oils to obtain desired color or consistency.

PAPER CUTTER - Set up, operate, or tend machines that cut or slice materials, such as glass, stone, cork, rubber, tobacco, food, paper, or insulating material.

PATTERNMAKER, METAL - Lay out, machine, fit, and assemble castings and parts to metal or plastic foundry patterns, core boxes, or match plates.

PIANO TECHNICIAN/TUNER - Repair percussion, stringed, reed, or wind instruments. May specialize in one area, such as piano tuning.

PILEDRIVER - Operate pile drivers mounted on skids, barges, crawler treads, or locomotive cranes to drive pilings for retaining walls, bulkheads, and foundations of structures, such as buildings, bridges, and piers.

PIPEFITTER - Assemble, install, alter, and repair pipelines or pipe systems that carry water, steam, air, or other liquids or gases. May install heating and cooling equipment and mechanical control systems.

PLASTERER - Apply interior or exterior plaster, cement, stucco, or similar materials. May also set ornamental plaster.

PLASTICS BENCH MECHANIC - Cut, shape, and assemble wooden articles or set up and operate a variety of woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, and mortisers to surface, cut, or shape lumber or to fabricate parts for wood products.

PLATEN-PRESS OPERATOR - Set up or operate various types of printing machines, such as offset, letterset, intaglio, or gravure presses or screen printers to produce print on paper or other materials.

PLATER - Set up, operate, or tend plating or coating machines to coat metal or plastic products with chromium, zinc, copper, cadmium, nickel, or other metal to protect or decorate surfaces. Includes electrolytic processes.

PLUMBER - Assemble, install, and repair pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems, according to specifications and plumbing codes.

POLICE OFFICER - Patrol assigned area to enforce laws and ordinances, regulate traffic, control crowds, prevent crime, and arrest violators.

POLISHER & BUFFER - Set up, operate, or tend grinding and related tools that remove excess material or burrs from surfaces, sharpen edges or corners, or buff, hone, or polish metal or plastic work pieces.

POWERHOUSE/MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN - Inspect, test, repair, or maintain electrical equipment in generating stations, substations, and in-service relays.

PRACTICAL NURSE - Care for ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled persons in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. May work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensing required.

PRINTER - Set up or operate various types of printing machines, such as offset, letterset, intaglio, or gravure presses or screen printers to produce print on paper or other materials.

PROGRAMMER, ENGINEERING/SCIENTIFIC - Apply electrical theory and related knowledge to test and modify developmental or operational electrical machinery and electrical control equipment and circuitry in industrial or commercial plants and laboratories. Usually work under direction of engineering staff.

PROTECTIVE-SIGNAL INSTALLER - Install, inspect, test, maintain, or repair electric gate crossings, signals, signal equipment, track switches, section lines, or intercommunications systems within a railroad system.

QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR - 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.

QUALITY CONTROL TECHNICIAN - Conduct tests to determine quality of raw materials, bulk intermediate and finished products. May conduct stability sample tests.

REFRIGERATION MECHANIC - Install and repair industrial and commercial refrigerating systems.

REGISTERED NURSE - Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required. Includes advance practice nurses such as: nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, certified nurse midwives, and certified registered nurse anesthetists. Advanced practice nursing is practiced by RNs who have specialized formal, post-basic education and who function in highly autonomous and specialized roles.

REINFORCING IRONWORKER - Position and secure steel bars or mesh in concrete forms in order to reinforce concrete. Use a variety of fasteners, rod-bending machines, blowtorches, and hand tools.

REPAIRER, WELDING SYSTEMS & EQUIPMENT - Set up, operate, or tend welding, soldering, or brazing machines or robots that weld, braze, solder, or heat treat metal products, components, or assemblies.

RESPIRATORY THERAPY TECHNICIAN - Provide specific, well defined respiratory care procedures under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians.

RETAIL HOME CENTER SPECIALIST - Sell merchandise, such as furniture, motor vehicles, appliances, or apparel in a retail establishment.

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

ROLL TURNER - Set up, operate, or tend lathe and turning machines to turn, bore, thread, form, or face metal or plastic materials, such as wire, rod, or bar stock.

ROOFERS - Cover roofs of structures with shingles, slate, asphalt, aluminum, wood, and related materials. May spray roofs, sidings, and walls with material to bind, seal, insulate, or soundproof sections of structures.

SCREEN PRINTER - Set up or operate various types of printing machines, such as offset, letterset, intaglio, or gravure presses or screen printers to produce print on paper or other materials.

SCREW MACHINE OPERATOR - Set up, operate, or tend lathe and turning machines to turn, bore, thread, form, or face metal or plastic materials, such as wire, rod, or bar stock.

SCULPTOR - Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of mediums and techniques, such as painting and sculpture.

SERVICE MANAGER, AUTO - Direct the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.

SHEET METAL WORKER - Fabricate, assemble, install, and repair sheet metal products and equipment, such as ducts, control boxes, drainpipes, and furnace casings. Work may involve any of the following: setting up and operating fabricating machines to cut, bend, and straighten sheet metal; shaping metal over anvils, blocks, or forms using hammer; operating soldering and welding equipment to join sheet metal parts; inspecting, assembling, and smoothing seams and joints of burred surfaces.

SHELLFISH GROWER - On an ownership or rental basis, operate farms, ranches, greenhouses, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural production establishments which produce crops, horticultural specialties, livestock, poultry, finfish, shellfish, or animal specialties. May plant, cultivate, or supervise a farm labor contractor; may prepare cost, production, and other records. May maintain and operate machinery and perform physical work.

SHIPFITTER - Lay out reference points and dimensions on metal or plastic stock or workpieces, such as sheets, plates, tubes, structural shapes, castings, or machine parts, for further processing. Includes shipfitters.

SMALL ENGINE MECHANIC - Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul small engines used to power lawn mowers, chain saws, and related equipment.

SPRINKLER FITTER - Lay out, assemble, install, and maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial production and processing systems.

STATIONARY ENGINEER - 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 boilers.

STEAMFITTER - Lay out, assemble, install, and maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial production and processing systems.

STEEL AND DIE PRINTER - Raise, place, and unite iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural members to form completed structures or structural frameworks. May erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings.

STONE FINISHER - Cut or carve stone according to diagrams and patterns.

STONE MASON - Build stone structures, such as piers, walls, and abutments. Lay walks, curbstones, or special types of masonry for vats, tanks, and floors.

STRUCTURAL STEEL LAY OUT WORKER - Raise, place, and unite iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural members to form completed structures or structural frameworks. May erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings.

STRUCTURAL STEEL WORKER - Raise, place, and unite iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural members to form completed structures or structural frameworks. May erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings.

SUBCONTRACTOR ADMINISTRATOR - Analyze price proposals, financial reports, and other data and information to determine reasonable prices. Confer with staff, users, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective action. Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes.

SUBSTATION OPERATOR/ELECTRICIAN - Inspect, test, repair, or maintain electrical equipment in generating stations, substations, and in-service relays.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS INSTALLER-TECH. - Set-up, rearrange, or remove switching and dialing equipment used in central offices. Service or repair telephones and other communication equipment on customers' property. May install equipment in new locations or install wiring and telephone jacks in buildings under construction.

TELEVISION RADIO REPAIRER - Repair, adjust, or install audio or television receivers, stereo systems, camcorders, video systems, or other electronic home entertainment equipment.

TERRAZZO WORKER - Apply a mixture of cement, sand, pigment, or marble chips to floors, stairways, and cabinet fixtures to fashion durable and decorative surfaces.

TILE SETTER - Apply hard tile, marble, and wood tile to walls, floors, ceilings, and roof decks.

TOOL & DIE MAKER - Analyze specifications, lay out metal stock, set up and operate machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to make and repair dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and machinists' hand tools.

TOOL DESIGNER - Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of such equipment as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.

TRAFFIC CONTROL TECHNICIAN - Conduct field studies to determine traffic volume, speed, effectiveness of signals, adequacy of lighting, and other factors influencing traffic conditions, under direction of traffic engineer.

TRANSMISSION MECHANIC - Repair automobiles, trucks, buses, and other vehicles. Master mechanics repair virtually any part on the vehicle or specialize in the transmission system.

TREE TRIMMER - Cut away dead or excess branches from trees or shrubs to maintain right-of-way for roads, sidewalks, or utilities, or to improve appearance, health, and value of tree. Prune or treat trees or shrubs using handsaws, pruning hooks, sheers, and clippers. May use truck-mounted lifts and power pruners. May fill cavities in trees to promote healing and prevent deterioration.

TRUCK MECHANIC - Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul trucks, buses, and all types of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile diesel engines.

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

WASTE WATER TREATMENT TECHNICIAN - Operate or control an entire process or system of machines, often using control boards, to transfer or treat water or liquid waste.

WATER PUMPING TECHNICIAN - Operate or control an entire process or system of machines, often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat water or liquid waste.

WATER REG. & VALVE REPAIRER - Install, repair, and maintain mechanical regulating and controlling devices, such as electric meters, gas regulators, thermostats, safety and flow valves, and other mechanical governors.

WATER TREATMENT TECHNICIAN - Inspect equipment or monitor operating conditions, meters, and gauges to determine load requirements and detect malfunctions. Maintain, repair, and lubricate equipment, using hand tools and power tools. Operate and adjust controls on equipment to purify and clarify water, process or dispose of sewage, and generate power.

WEB-PRESS OPERATOR - Manage web environment design, deployment, development and maintenance activities. Perform testing and quality assurance of web sites and web application.

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

WELL-DRILL OPERATOR - Set up or operate a variety of drills to remove petroleum products from the earth and to find and remove core samples for testing during oil and gas exploration.

WORD PROCESSING MACHINE OPERATOR - Use word processor/computer or typewriter to type letters, reports, forms, or other material from rough draft, corrected copy, or voice recording. May perform other clerical duties as assigned.