Conduct energy audits of buildings, building systems, or process systems. May also conduct investment-grade audits of buildings or systems. 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.
Lay and bind interior or exterior building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, terra-cotta block, cement, stucco, or ornamental plaster, with mortar and other substances to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures.
Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction 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, and clean up rubble, debris, and other waste materials. May assist other craft workers.
Apply plasterboard or other wallboards 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 that fasten wooden, metal, or rock board lath to walls, ceilings, or partitions of buildings to provide a support base for plaster, fire-proofing, or acoustical material.
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.
Paint or cover walls, equipment, buildings, bridges, and other structural surfaces, using brushes, rollers, spray guns, or other materials. May remove old paint to prepare the surface prior to painting. May mix colors or oils to obtain desired color or consistency, help painters, paperhangers, plasterers, or stucco masons by using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.
Operate equipment used for applying concrete, asphalt, or other materials to road beds, parking lots, or airport runways and taxiways or for tamping gravel, dirt, or other materials.
Security system technicians install and maintain home protection, life safety, and connected devices that comprise a security and smart home system. These devices include control panels, keypads, window/door sensors, smoke/CO detectors, video and doorbell cameras, communicators, and environmental sensors.
Assemble, install, or maintain solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on roofs or other structures in compliance with site assessment and schematics. This may include measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules. May perform minor electrical work such as current checks.
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