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Transportation Equipment Maintenance Worker

Assist in restoration or maintenance of transportation equipment.

What does a Transportation Equipment Maintenance Worker do?

Assists in restoration or maintenance of transportation equipment, such as automobiles, ships, aircraft, streetcars, or locomotives, displayed by museums or similar institutions through performance of any combination of following tasks: Repairs or replaces interior components of equipment, such as wooden panels, seat cushions, window molding, or dashboards, using handtools and power tools, and utilizing carpentry, metalworking, and upholstering techniques. Cuts lumber or sheet metal to designated size, installs components, such as brake assemblies, rudders, or propellers, or welds metal sections, to assist other workers in reconstruction or renovation of exterior structural sections and accessories. Cleans surfaces with wire brushes and solvent, applies rustproofing agent to surfaces, vacuums and dry cleans upholstered components, brushes or sprays paint, lacquer, or other coating on cleaned surfaces, or stencils and paints letters or designs on equipment or vehicles to restore or simulate original appearance. Builds, repairs, and installs wooden steps, scaffolds, and walkways to gain access to or permit improved view of exhibited equipment. May be designated according to specialty of institution as Antique-Auto-Museum-Maintenance Worker; according to principal activity as Maintenance Carpenter; or according to job location as Exhibit Cleaner.