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Occupational Classification System Manual

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Code  Census Job Title                           Industries Affected
      Engineer
A048  —Absorption                               All Industries
A055  —Acoustical                               All Industries
A048  —Adsorption                               All Industries
A044  —Aerodynamics                             All Industries
A044  —Aeronautical                             All Industries
A044  —Aerospace                                All Industries
A054  —Agricultural                             All Industries
E696  —Air compressor                           All Industries
A057  —Air conditioning, exc. oper. air 
          cond. systems                          All Industries
E696  —Air conditioning, oper. air cond. 
          systems                                All Industries
E696  —Air plant                                13
A044  —Aircraft                                 All Industries
A044  —Aircraft instrument                      All Industries
A044  —Airplane                                 All Industries
A053  —Airport                                  15-17
A059  —Application, exc. computer application   All Industries
A053  —Architectural                            All Industries
A053  —Asphalt                                  All Industries
A044  —Astronautical                            All Industries
A049  —Atomic process                           All Industries
A228  —Audio                                    483,484
A055  —Audio                                    871
A057  —Auto research                            All Industries
E544  —Automobile equipment-technician          35
E505  —Automotive                               371,527,55,752-754
A057  —Automotive                               Exc. 371,527,55,752-754
A044  —Aviation                                 372
A068  —Balance                                  372,376
A053  —Base                                     FGOV
F769  —Beater                                   261-263
A059  —Biomedical                               All Industries
E696  —Blowing                                  331,332,pt333,334,pt335,pt336,339,
                                                   34(exc.348)
A217  —Blueprint                                All Industries
A058  —Boat                                     44
A057  —Body                                     371
E696  —Boiler                                   All Industries
A057  —Brake                                    371
E696  —Breaker                                  12
A053  —Bridge                                   15-17
A228  —Broadcast                                483,484
B025  —Budget                                   All Industries
A053  —Building                                 481
E696  —Building                                 60(exc.603,606),65,806,821,835
A053  —Building construction                    All Industries
G855  —Bulldozer                                All Industries
E696  —By product                               Coke 331
A055  —Cable                                    481
G844  —Cable                                    Exc. 481
A053  —Cadastral                                All Industries
A228  —Camera                                   483,484
A053  —Cartographic                             All Industries
A055  —Central-office equipment                 All Industries
A045  —Ceramic                                  871
A048  —Chemical                                 871
A048  —Chemical process development             All Industries
A048  —Chemical test                            All Industries
E628  —Chief, compressor station                46
E628  —Chief, station                           46
A044  —Chief, n. s.                             372,376
A058  —Chief, n. s.                             44
A055  —Chief, n. s.                             481,483,484,491
A053  —Chief, n. s.                             494,497
A059  —Chief, n. s.                             871
A058  —Chief, n. s.                             Commercial fishing 09
K417  —Chief, n. s.                             Fire department 92
A055  —Circuit design                           All Industries
A053  —City                                     All Industries
A173  —City-planning                            All Industries
A053  —Civil                                    All Industries
G844  —Clamshell                                All Industries
A057  —Combustion                               All Industries
E696  —Combustion, operating power plant        All Industries
A055  —Commercial                               483,484,491,493
A055  —Communications                           All Industries
F777  —Compress                                 071,072,075,076
E696  —Compressor                               All Industries
A055  —Computer application                     All Industries
A064  —Computer hardware                        All Industries
A064  —Computer software                        All Industries
A064  —Computer systems                         All Industries
A055  —Computer, exc. repair                    All Industries
E525  —Computer, repair                         All Industries
A053  —Concrete                                 All Industries
A053  —Condemnation                             43,91-97
A053  —Construction                             All Industries
A059  —Consulting, n. s.                        871
A053  —Contracting                              15-17
A228  —Control                                  483,484
A228  —Control records & tape recordings        483,484
A048  —Corrosion                                All Industries
A055  —Corrosion control                        All Industries
A053  —County                                   15-17
G844  —Crane                                    All Industries
F777  —Creosoting                               244,249
A057  —Cryogenics                               All Industries
K453  —Custodial                                All Industries
E525  —Customer's, computers                    All Industries
E538  —Customer's, office machines              All Industries
G833  —Deck                                     44
A053  —Demolition                               All Industries
G844  —Derrick                                  All Industries
A053  —Design, bridges                          871
A057  —Design, cooling and heating systems      All Industries
A055  —Design, electrical                       All Industries
A055  —Design, electronic equipment             All Industries
A053  —Design, highway                          All Industries
A057  —Design, machine                          All Industries
A057  —Design, mechanical                       All Industries
A049  —Design, nuclear equipment                All Industries
A053  —Design, road                             All Industries
A057  —Design, tool                             All Industries
A046  —Design, n. s.                            10,12,14
A047  —Design, n. s.                            13
A053  —Design, n. s.                            15-17
A048  —Design, n. s.                            28,29
A045  —Design, n. s.                            33
A057  —Design, n. s.                            341-347,349,351,353-359,371,374,375,
                                                   379,763,764,7692,7699
A054  —Design, n. s.                            352
A055  —Design, n. s.                            36,48,491
A044  —Design, n. s.                            372,376
A059  —Design, n. s.                            Any not listed above
A055  —Dial equipment                           481
G824  —Diesel                                   40
A057  —Diesel                                   Exc. 40
G824  —Diesel dinkey                            All Industries
G824  —Diesel locomotive                        40
E696  —Diesel stationary                        All Industries
G824  —Dinkey                                   All Industries
G824  —Dinkey locomotive                        All Industries
A055  —Distribution                             491
A057  —Distribution                             492,496
A059  —Distribution                             Exc. 491,492,496
A053  —District                                 15-17
A055  —District plant                           481
A059  —District plant                           Exc. 481
G855  —Ditching machine                         All Industries
B022  —Division                                 40
A055  —Division                                 491
A055  —Division plant                           481
A217  —Drafting                                 All Industries
G844  —Dragline                                 All Industries
A053  —Drainage                                 15-17
G844  —Dredge                                   All Industries
G844  —Dredge boat                              All Industries
A057  —Dust control                             All Industries
A225  —Echometer                                13
A056  —Efficiency                               All Industries
A055  —Electrical                               All Industries
A069  —Electro-optical                          All Industries
A055  —Electrolysis                             All Industries
A055  —Electronic                               All Industries
A055  —Electronic systems                       All Industries
A055  —Electrophonic                            All Industries
A059  —Environmental                            All Industries
A055  —Equipment                                481,491
A057  —Equipment                                Exc. 481,491
A057  —Erecting                                 351,353-356,358,359
A053  —Erecting                                 Exc. 35
A056  —Establishing methods                     20-39(exc.241)
E696  —Exhauster                                Coke 331
A046  —Exploration                              10,12,14
A047  —Exploration                              13
A048  —Explosives                               All Industries
A055  —Facilities                               481
A217  —Facilities                               Exc. 481
A059  —Factory                                  All Industries
A056  —Factory lay-out                          All Industries
E696  —Fan engine                               10-14
A228  —Field                                    483,484
A056  —Field                                    63,64
A057  —Field service                            351,353-356,358,359
A044  —Field service                            372,376
E535  —Field service                            386
K417  —Fire boat                                92
A056  —Fire prevention                          All Industries
A044  —Flight                                   372,376
A226  —Flight                                   45
A044  —Flight test                              348,372,376,96,97
A053  —Flood control                            15-17
A053  —Forestry                                 All Industries
A053  —Foundation                               15-17
A045  —Foundry process                          All Industries
G824  —Freight                                  40
A048  —Fuels                                    All Industries
E696  —Gas                                      All Industries
E696  —Gas booster                              All Industries
A048  —Gas combustion                           All Industries
A053  —Geodetic                                 All Industries
A046  —Geological                               10-14
A053  —Geological                               Exc. 10-14
A046  —Geophysical                              All Industries
A055  —Guidance and control systems             All Industries
E628  —Head, refrigeration                      All Industries
A057  —Heating, exc. operators of heating
          systems                                All Industries
E696  —Heating, operators of heating systems    All Industries
A044  —Helicopter                               372
A053  —Highway                                  All Industries
A053  —Highway research                         All Industries
A053  —Highway safety                           All Industries
G844  —Hoisting, exc. pile driving              All Industries
E599  —Hoisting, pile driving                   All Industries
A058  —Hull                                     373
A059  —Human factors                            All Industries
A057  —Hydraulic                                20-39
A053  —Hydraulic                                Exc. 20-39
A053  —Hydrographic                             All Industries
A055  —Illuminating                             All Industries
A055  —Induction coordination                   All Industries
A056  —Industrial                               All Industries
B036  —Inspecting                               43,91-97
A056  —Inspecting                               Exc. 43,91-97
A059  —Installation                             All Industries
A057  —Internal combustion                      All Industries
A053  —Irrigation                               All Industries
G844  —Jammer                                   241
A058  —Licensed marine                          44
A055  —Lighting                                 All Industries
A055  —Line construction                        491
G844  —Loader                                   241
G824  —Locomotive                               40
G844  —Locomotive crane                         All Industries
A047  —Logging                                  13
A059  —Logistics                                348,372,376
G824  —Lokie                                    12
A048  —Lubricating                              291
A053  —Maintenance                              40
E523  —Maintenance                              483,484
A055  —Maintenance                              491
E696  —Maintenance                              Mfg.(exc.241),494,497,60,65,701-704,806,
                                                   821,835,919-97
B022  —Management                               All Industries
B022  —Manufacturing, chief                     All Industries
A056  —Manufacturing, exc. chief                All Industries
A053  —Mapping                                  All Industries
K417  —Marine                                   Fire department 92
G833  —Marine, operating or maintaining 
          equipment                              All Industries
A058  —Marine, planning, testing, designing     All Industries
A058  —Marine, n. s., Associate degree or
          higher                                 All Industries
G833  —Marine, n. s., Less than associate 
          degree                                 All Industries
A166  —Marketing, product marketing, etc.       All Industries
A053  —Materials                                15-17
A045  —Materials                                Exc. 15-17
A059  —Mathematical                             All Industries
A057  —Mechanical                               All Industries
A057  —Mechanical development                   All Industries
A057  —Mechanical research                      All Industries
A059  —Medical                                  All Industries
A045  —Metallurgical                            All Industries
A074  —Meteorological                           All Industries
A055  —Meter                                    491
A056  —Methods                                  All Industries
A055  —Microwave                                All Industries
A046  —Mine development                         All Industries
A046  —Mine exploration                         All Industries
G824  —Mine motor                               All Industries
A046  —Mine production                          All Industries
A046  —Mineral                                  All Industries
A046  —Mining                                   All Industries
A214  —Motion study                             All Industries
A047  —Mud                                      13
A053  —Municipal                                15-17
G824  —Narrow gage                              331,332,pt333,334,pt335,pt336,339,
                                                   34(exc.348)
A047  —Natural gas                              13
A058  —Naval                                    All Industries
A049  —Nuclear                                  All Industries
A047  —Oil well                                 13
G833  —Operating equipment, n. s.               44
G844  —Operating equipment, n. s.               Exc. 44
G833  —Operating, n. s.                         44
G844  —Operating, n. s.                         Exc. 44
G844  —Operating-heavy equipment                All Industries
A059  —Optical                                  3827,384,385
A059  —Ordnance                                 All Industries
A045  —Ore dressing                             All Industries
A055  —Outside plant                            481
A059  —Packaging                                All Industries
A047  —Petroleum                                All Industries
A063  —Photogrammetric                          All Industries
A059  —Photographic                             All Industries
E599  —Pile driver                              15-17
A048  —Plant                                    28
A055  —Plant                                    481,491,493
A057  —Plant                                    Mfg. not listed above
A048  —Plastics                                 All Industries
A048  —Plating                                  All Industries
A059  —Pollution-control                        All Industries
A058  —Port                                     44
A055  —Power generation                         491
E696  —Power house                              All Industries
G844  —Power shovel                             All Industries
A053  —Process                                  15-17
A048  —Process                                  28,291
A045  —Process                                  33-34
A215  —Process                                  371,372,376
A056  —Process                                  Any not listed above
A056  —Production                               All Industries
A056  —Production tool                          All Industries
A228  —Projection                               483,484
A044  —Propeller                                372,376
A044  —Propulsion                               372,376
A055  —Protection                               491
A053  —Public health                            807-809
E696  —Pump-house                               All Industries
E696  —Pumping station                          All Industries
A056  —Quality control                          All Industries
A055  —Radar                                    All Industries
A049  —Radiation                                All Industries
A049  —Radiation protection                     All Industries
A055  —Radio                                    All Industries
A055  —Radio station                            All Industries
A049  —Radiological                             All Industries
A053  —Railroad, exc. operating train           All Industries
G824  —Railroad, operating train                40
B025  —Rate                                     481,482,489,491-493,496,63,64
A049  —Reactor                                  All Industries
A053  —Reclamation                              15-17
A216  —Recording                                365,366,483,484,732,733,735,7383-9,
                                                   781-3,792
A045  —Refining                                 33
A057  —Refrigeration, exc. oper. of refrig.
          systems                                All Industries
E696  —Refrigeration, operator refrig. 
          systems                                All Industries
A055  —Relay                                    491
A059  —Reliability                              All Industries
A048  —Research chemical                        All Industries
A053  —Resident                                 All Industries
A055  —Results                                  491
F777  —Retort                                   244,249
A053  —Road                                     15-17
G855  —Road roller                              15-17
A055  —Rural electrification                    All Industries
A046  —Safety                                   10,12,14
A047  —Safety                                   13
E689  —Safety                                   421,423
A056  —Safety                                   Any not listed above
C258  —Sales                                    All Industries
E628  —Salvage                                  35
A059  —Salvage                                  Exc. 35
A053  —Sanitary                                 All Industries
A053  —Sanitation, exc. trash or garbage 
          collection                             All Industries
H875  —Sanitation, garbage or trash 
          collection                             All Industries
G844  —Scrap drop                               331,332,pt333,334,pt335,pt336,339,
                                                   34(exc.348)
A055  —Service                                  36,491
E529  —Service                                  481
A059  —Service                                  871
A053  —Sewage disposal                          495
A057  —Sheet metal                              344
E628  —Shift                                    All Industries
A058  —Ship                                     44
G844  —Shovel                                   All Industries
A055  —Signal                                   All Industries
G848  —Skip hoist                               All Industries
E599  —Slab-lifting                             15-17
A045  —Smelting                                 All Industries
A064  —Software                                 All Industries
A075  —Soils                                    All Industries
A055  —Sound                                    781-783,792
A059  —Staff, field                             All Industries
A056  —Standards                                All Industries
G859  —Station, mainline                        46
E696  —Station, n. s.                           46,492,493,496
A055  —Station, n. s.                           483,484
E696  —Stationary                               All Industries
A067  —Statistical                              All Industries
E696  —Steam                                    All Industries
G844  —Steam shovel                             All Industries
A053  —Street                                   15-17
G855  —Street roller                            15-17
A053  —Stress                                   15-17
A045  —Stress                                   331,332,pt333,334,pt335,pt336,339,
                                                   34(exc.348)
A044  —Stress                                   372,376
A053  —Structural                               All Industries
A053  —Structural steel                         All Industries
A228  —Studio                                   365,366,483,484,781-783,792
A055  —Studio operations                        481
A044  —Supersonic                               372,376
A063  —Survey                                   All Industries
A055  —Systems                                  All Industries
A059  —Technical, n. s.                         871
A059  —Technical, testing                       781-783,792
A228  —Telecasting                              483,484
A055  —Telecommunications                       All Industries
A055  —Telephone                                481
A055  —Television                               483,484
E523  —Television service                       483,484
A047  —Test                                     13
A054  —Test                                     352
A044  —Test                                     372,376
A044  —Test facility                            348,372,376
A045  —Testing                                  331,332,pt333,334,pt335,pt336,339,
                                                   34(exc.348)
A055  —Testing                                  Electrical engineering co. 871
A059  —Testing                                  Any not listed above
A057  —Textile                                  All Industries
A044  —Thermodynamics                           372,376
A056  —Time study                               All Industries
E696  —Tipple                                   12
A057  —Tool                                     All Industries
A057  —Tool and die                             All Industries
A057  —Tooling                                  All Industries
A053  —Topographical                            All Industries
A053  —Traffic                                  15-17,40
A055  —Traffic                                  481,482,489
A059  —Traffic                                  Any not listed above
A055  —Traffic circuit                          481
A055  —Traffic routing                          481
A055  —Transmission                             481,491
A228  —Transmission                             483,484
A055  —Transmitter                              481
A228  —Transmitter                              483,484
A044  —Transonic                                372,376
A053  —Transportation                           All Industries
A053  —Traveling                                15-17
F777  —Treating                                 244,249
A058  —Tugboat                                  44
G826  —Turntable                                40
A057  —Utilization                              491-493,496
A057  —Ventilating                              All Industries
A044  —Vibration                                372,376
A228  —Video control                            483,484
F769  —Washer                                   261-263
E696  —Washery                                  10-14
E696  —Watch                                    All Industries
A053  —Water supply                             All Industries
A053  —Water treatment plant                    All Industries
A068  —Weight                                   372,376
A068  —Weight control                           372,376
A045  —Welding                                  All Industries
A047  —Well surveying                           13
A044  —Wind tunnel                              372,376
A055  —Wire communications                      All Industries
G824  —Yard                                     40
G844  —Yarder                                   241
G844  —Yarding                                  241
A053  —Zoning                                   City Planning Board 919
A047  —N. s.                                    13
A053  —N. s.                                    15-17,41(exc.412),919,95
A056  —N. s.                                    242-244,249,25,302-306,32,342,344,
                                                   387,63,64
A048  —N. s.                                    28,301
A057  —N. s.                                    324,327,341,343,347-349,35,371
A045  —N. s.                                    33,345,346
A055  —N. s.                                    357,36,381-2,(exc.3827),48,491-3,496,
                                                   873,96
A044  —N. s.                                    372,376
A058  —N. s.                                    373,44
G824  —N. s.                                    40
A059  —N. s.                                    873,FGOV 91-97
K416  —N. s.                                    Fire department 92
A059  —N. s.                                    OWN 871(exc. surveying co.)
A053  —N. s.                                    Surveying co. 871
E696  —N. s., High school graduate or less      Any not listed above

Last modified: October 16, 2001

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