ERIC Number: ED158128
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Motor Vehicle and Machinery Repairers. Reprinted from the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1978-79 Edition.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.
Focusing on motor vehicle and machinery repairers, this document is one in a series of forty-one reprints from the Occupational Outlook Handbook providing current information and employment projections for individual occupations and industries through 1985. The specific occupations covered in this document include automobile body repairers, automobile mechanics, automobile painters, automobile parts counter workers, automobile service advisors, boat-engine mechanics, diesel mechanics, farm equipment mechanics, gasoline service station attendants, motorcycle mechanics, truck mechanics, and bus mechanics. The following information is presented for each occupation or occupational area: a code number referenced to the Dictionary of Occupational Titles; a description of the nature of the work; places of employment; training, other qualifications, and advancement; employment outlook; earnings and working conditions; and sources of additional information. In addition to the forty-one reprints covering individual occupations or occupational areas (CE 017 757-797), a companion document (CE 017 756) presents employment projections for the total labor market and discusses the relationship between job prospects and education. (BM)
Descriptors: Attendants, Auto Body Repairers, Auto Mechanics, Auto Parts Clerks, Diesel Engines, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Projections, Employment Qualifications, Equipment Maintenance, Information Sources, Job Skills, Job Training, Machine Repairers, Mechanics (Process), Motor Vehicles, Occupational Information, Occupational Mobility, Promotion (Occupational), Salaries, Wages, Work Environment
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.50 per reprint; $8.00 for set of 42)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.