< html lang="en"> Occupational Titles Beginning with Letter T

Occupational Titles Beginning with Letter T

Teledata Technician or Installer

CODE: 137

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Installs, terminates, repairs and pulls low voltage (24 volt power limited) cable and wire for electronic and telecommunication products or systems such as radio, television, recording, music, voice, sound, telephone, microwave, security, computer, nurse call, clock, intercom, sound masking, voice mail, satellite, data transmission, vision production and reproduction, innerduct, call accounting, data communication, fiber optic, card access, burglar alarm, fire and life safety, including electrical metallic tubing (EMT) raceway system.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

Reads specifications, diagrams and schematics. Installs mud rings, outlet boxes and other protective enclosures required for the installation of low voltage devices. Installs surface mounted metal or plastic raceway for the protection of cables in exposed areas. Installs EMT and flexible conduit for communication wire and cable and/or other communication raceway including ladder racking, cabling supports and containment enclosures within computer rooms, communication equipment rooms, PBX rooms, termination closets and extensions to existing raceway systems, provided that all such work is on power limited circuits as defined by the National Electrical Code. May check-out and commission system and train owner in all aspects of operating such system.

Temperature Control Installer

CODE: 138

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Installs all phases of programmable computer-based control systems for regulating environmental energy equipment such as heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems, heat pumps, boilers and chillers, applying knowledge of computer control systems and environmental energy equipment, whether such systems or equipment are controlled and activated pneumatically, electronically or digitally, plus knowledge of installation methods and codes necessary to install the control system.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

Reads specifications, diagrams and schematics detailing computer control installation requirements and environmental energy equipment design and layout. Installs, mounts and connects specified computer hardware, such as central processing unit, keyboard, CRT display, temperature and humidity sensors, transducers, relays, transformers, actuators, etc. and wiring and raceway systems to interface with environmental energy equipment control panels using hand and power tools. Installs low voltage power limited cables with or without an electrical metallic tubing (EMT) raceway system per Article 348 of the National Electrical Code, including flexible raceway per Article 349 of the National Electric Code. Installs 120 VAC EMT, wire and terminations necessary for control equipment interface relays, PE and EP switches, flow switches, life safety, fire and smoke detectors, T'stats, end switches, pilot duty devices and actuators and may install 120 VAC control voltage to the computer based temperature control panels and related devices. May check-out and commission system and train owner in all aspects of operating such system.

Terrazzo Finisher

CODE: 139

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Supplies and mixes construction materials for terrazzo mechanic. Applies grout and finishes surface of installed terrazzo.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

Moves terrazzo installation materials, tools, machines and work devices to work areas manually or using wheelbarrow. Measures designated amounts of ingredients for terrazzo or grout using graduated containers and scale, following standard formulas and specifications. Loads portable mixer using shovel. Mixes materials according to experience and requests from terrazzo mechanic. Dumps mixed materials that form base or top surface of terrazzo into prepared installation site using wheelbarrow. Applies curing agent to installed terrazzo to promote even curing using brush or sprayer. Grinds surface of cured terrazzo using power grinder to smooth terrazzo and prepare for grouting. Spreads grout across terrazzo to fill surface imperfections using trowel. Fine grinds and polishes surface of terrazzo when grout has set using power grinder. Washes surface of polished terrazzo using cleaner and water and applies sealer according to manufacturer's specifications using brush. Installs grinding stones on power grinder using hand tools. Cleans installation site, mixing and storage areas, tools, machines and equipment using water and various cleaning devices. Stores terrazzo installation materials, machines, tools and equipment. May modify mixing, grouting, grinding and cleaning procedures according to type of installation or material used. May assist terrazzo mechanic to position and secure moisture membrane and wire mesh prior to pouring base materials for terrazzo installation. May spread marble chips or other material over fresh terrazzo surface and press into terrazzo using roller. May cut divider and joint strips to size as directed. May assist terrazzo mechanic to lay terrazzo. May cut grooves in terrazzo stairs using power grinder and fill grooves with nonskid material.

Terrazzo Mechanic

CODE: 140

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Applies cement, sand, pigment and marble chips to floors, stairways and cabinet fixtures to attain durable and decorative surface according to specifications and drawings.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

Spreads roofing paper on surface of foundation. Spreads mixture of sand, cement and water over surface with trowel to form terrazzo base. Cuts metal division strips and presses them into terrazzo base so that top edges form desired design or pattern and defines level of finished floor surface. Spreads mixture of marble chips, cement, pigment and water over terrazzo base to form finished surface using float and trowel. Scatters marble chips over finished surface. Pushes roller over surface to embed chips. Allows surface to dry and pushes electric-powered surfacing machine over floor to grind and polish terrazzo surface. Grinds curved surfaces and areas inaccessible to surfacing machine, such as stairways and cabinet tops, with portable hand grinder. May precast terrazzo blocks in wooden forms.

Tile Finisher

CODE: 141

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Supplies and mixes construction materials for tile setter. Applies grout and cleans installed tile.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

Moves tiles, tilesetting tools and work devices from storage area to installation site manually or using wheelbarrow. Mixes mortar and grout according to standard formulas and request from tile setter using bucket, water hose, spatula and portable mixer. Supplies tile setter with mortar, using wheelbarrow and shovel. Applies grout between joints of installed tile using grouting trowel. Removes excess grout from tile joints with wet sponge and scrapes corners and crevices with trowel. Wipes surface of tile after grout has set to remove grout residue and polishes tile using nonabrasive materials. Cleans installation site, mixing and storage areas and installation machines, tools and equipment using water and various cleaning tools. Stores tilesetting materials, machines, tools and equipment. May apply caulk, sealers, acid, steam or related agents to caulk, seal or clean installed tile using various application devices and equipment. May modify mixing, grouting, grinding and cleaning procedures according to type of installation or material used. May assist tile setter to position and secure wire mesh or felt paper prior to installation of tile. May cut marked tiles to size using power saw or tile cutter.

Tile Setter

CODE: 142

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Applies tile to walls, floors, ceilings and promenade roof decks following design specifications.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

Examines blueprints, measures and marks surfaces to be covered and lays out work. Measures and cuts metal lath to size for walls and ceilings with tin snips. Tacks lath to wall and ceiling surfaces with staple gun or hammer. Spreads plaster base over lath with trowel. Levels plaster to specified thickness using screed. Spreads concrete on subfloor with trowel and levels it with screed. Spreads mastic or other adhesive base on roof deck using serrated spreader to form base for promenade tile. Cuts and shapes tile with tile cutters and biters. Positions tile and taps it with trowel handle to affix tile to plaster or adhesive base.

Truck Driver

CODE: 201-207

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Drives a variety of on-road or off-road vehicles normally equipped with a dump body to transport material such as sand, gravel, crushed rock or bituminous material. Some vehicles may be used to transport specialized equipment such as a pavement marking vehicle, or used as a safety measure, such as a shadow or pilot vehicle. Performs routine maintenance and emergency repair work on all such vehicles.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

Pulls levers or turns crank to tilt body and dump contents. Moves hand and foot controls to jerk vehicle forward and backward to loosen material adhering to dump body. May maintain telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions. May perform routine maintenance and emergency repair work such as changing tires, changing air and oil filters, changing spark plugs, installing light bulbs, fuses and tire chains, greasing moving parts and light body work. Classification is normally based on the type of vehicle driven and/or the number of axles on the vehicle, excluding the steering axle.

Tuckpointer, Caulker or Cleaner

CODE: 143

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Repairs and cleans brick, block or stone or seals space between window frames encased in masonry.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

Removes defective mortar joint from masonry units such as brick, block or stone using hand tools or power grinder. Replaces defective mortar with fresh mortar to make it air-tight, water-tight or steam-tight. Uses hand tool to strike joint and achieve original finish. Fills cracks and crevices primarily along the intersection of wood or metal and masonry units using a non-hardening putty-like compound often applied from a pressure gun. Cleans masonry units using high pressure steam, chemicals, brushes or sandblasting.

LAST UPDATE: 01/05/1998