Sample 1 - State of California

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Millwrights
(SOC Code : 49-9044)
in California

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

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

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$26.94$20.74$26.49$33.39

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2012 - 20222,4002,80040016.780

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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 Equipment Contractors 31,45830.8%
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance 3,55716.9%
Nonresidential Building Construction 16,19410.2%
Other Wood Product Manufacturing 1,2502.4%
Employment Services 6,7262.3%
Utility System Construction 1,6701.1%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Insert shims, adjust tension on nuts and bolts, or position parts, using hand tools and measuring instruments, to set specified clearances between moving and stationary parts.
Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb bobs.
Assemble and install equipment, using hand tools and power tools.
Lay out mounting holes, using measuring instruments, and drill holes with power drill.
Signal crane operator to lower basic assembly units to bedplate, and align unit to centerline.
Replace defective parts of machine or adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts.
Level bedplate and establish centerline, using straightedge, levels, and transit.
Dismantle machines, using hammers, wrenches, crowbars, and other hand tools.
Attach moving parts and subassemblies to basic assembly unit, using hand tools and power tools.
Move machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Installation - Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Repairing - Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
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.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Arm-Hand Steadiness - The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
Finger Dexterity - The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.

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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.
Investigative - Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.

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