Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

OCCUPATION DESCRIPTION

Move or install mobile homes or prefabricated buildings.

SKILLS & REQUIRED SKILL LEVELS
Core Skill Levels Required:
  • Quality Control Analysis: 3.62
  • Coordination: 3.62
  • Repairing: 3.38
  • Monitoring: 3.38
  • Troubleshooting: 3.25
  • Critical Thinking: 3.25
  • Operation and Control: 3.25
  • Complex Problem Solving: 3.25
Supplemental Skill Levels Required:
  • Reading Comprehension: 3.12
  • Instructing: 3.12
  • Time Management: 3.12
  • Operation Monitoring: 3.12
  • Management of Personnel Resources: 3.12
  • Learning Strategies: 3.12
  • Judgment and Decision Making: 3
  • Active Learning: 3
  • Persuasion: 3
  • Mathematics: 2.88
  • Active Listening: 2.88
  • Writing: 2.88
  • Systems Evaluation: 2.88
  • Speaking: 2.88
  • Negotiation: 2.75
  • Service Orientation: 2.75
  • Social Perceptiveness: 2.75
  • Systems Analysis: 2.62
  • Equipment Maintenance: 2.62
  • Equipment Selection: 2.62
  • Installation: 2.38
  • Management of Material Resources: 2.38
  • Management of Financial Resources: 2.12
  • Operations Analysis: 2
  • Technology Design: 1.5
  • Science: 0.88
CORE TASKS
  • Seal open sides of modular units to prepare them for shipment, using polyethylene sheets, nails, and hammers.
  • Move and set up mobile homes or prefabricated buildings on owners' lots or at mobile home parks.
  • Inspect, examine, and test the operation of parts or systems to evaluate operating condition and to determine if repairs are needed.
  • Connect water hoses to inlet pipes of plumbing systems, and test operation of plumbing fixtures.
  • Remove damaged exterior panels, repair and replace structural frame members, and seal leaks, using hand tools.
  • List parts needed, estimate costs, and plan work procedures, using parts lists, technical manuals, and diagrams.
  • Confer with customers or read work orders to determine the nature and extent of damage to units.
  • Install, repair, and replace units, fixtures, appliances, and other items and systems in mobile and modular homes, prefabricated buildings, or travel trailers, using hand tools or power tools.
  • Reset hardware, using chisels, mallets, and screwdrivers.
  • Repair leaks in plumbing or gas lines, using caulking compounds and plastic or copper pipe.
  • Locate and repair frayed wiring, broken connections, or incorrect wiring, using ohmmeters, soldering irons, tape, and hand tools.
  • Open and close doors, windows, and drawers to test their operation, trimming edges to fit, using jackplanes or drawknives.

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