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ERIC Number: ED158129
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Machine Repairers and Operators. Reprinted from the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1978-79 Edition.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.
Focusing on machine repairers and operators, 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 appliance repairers, bowling-pin-machine mechanics, business machine repairers, computer service technicians, electric sign repairers, instrument repairers, motion picture projectionists, and vending machine 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: Appliance Repair, Computers, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Projections, Employment Qualifications, Equipment Maintenance, Information Sources, Instrumentation Technicians, Job Skills, Job Training, Machine Repairers, Occupational Information, Occupational Mobility, Office Machines, Projection Equipment, 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.
Note: Photographs in this document may not reproduce well; For related documents see CE 017 756-797