Sample 1 - State of California

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Mechanical Door Repairers
(SOC Code : 49-9011)
in California

Install, service, or repair opening and closing mechanisms of automatic doors and hydraulic door closers. Include garage door mechanics.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months) .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$22.36$17.18$21.03$26.99

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2010 - 20201,3001,60030023.150

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Possible Licenses Required and Issuing Authority[Top]
License Title
License Authority
Doors, Gates and Activating Devices Limited Specialty ContractorDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Contractors State License Board
License Information Center
www.cslb.ca.gov

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Building Finishing Contractors 19,69053.4%
Building Equipment Contractors 31,45829.0%

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Adjust doors to open or close with the correct amount of effort or make simple adjustments to electric openers.
Wind large springs with upward motion of arm.
Inspect job sites, assessing headroom, side room, or other conditions to determine appropriateness of door for a given location.
Collect payment upon job completion.
Complete required paperwork, such as work orders, according to services performed or required.
Fasten angle iron back-hangers to ceilings and tracks, using fasteners or welding equipment.
Repair or replace worn or broken door parts, using hand tools.
Carry springs to tops of doors, using ladders or scaffolding, and attach springs to tracks to install spring systems.
Set doors into place or stack hardware sections into openings after rail or track installation.
Install door frames, rails, steel rolling curtains, electronic-eye mechanisms, or electric door openers and closers, using power tools, hand tools, and electronic test equipment.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Installation - Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Repairing - Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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