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Apprenticeship Occupations in WA

Each occupation listed in the tables below currently have an active registered apprenticeship program in Washington State.

Select an occupation name below for a description of that occupation, if it is linked. (Note: We are still working on providing descriptions for all the occupations).

Additionally, there are short videos about various occupations available on "America's Career InfoNet" (www.acinet.org) if you wish to see more information about an occupation.

Look up an apprenticeship program


... using our online Apprenticeship Registration and Tracking System (ARTS) database.

Get contact information to find out the following:

  • If they are accepting applications.
  • How to apply to become an apprentice in that program.
You can also use ARTS to check on the status of an individual apprentice!

See also

Acrobat PDF file Printable List of Occupations (449 KB PDF)


List of Occupations

Select a letter below to go to occupations beginning with that letter:

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Occupation Name
SOC
095 ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK 43-3031.00
253 Administrative Assistant 43-6011.00
251 Administrative Clerk 43-9061.00
1044 Aircraft Interiors Assembly Mechanic 51-6093.00
1035 Aircraft Mechanic Airframe 49-3011.00
160 ASBESTOS WORKER 47-2061.00
1037 Asbestos Worker 47-2132.00
1017 ASSEMBLY MACHINISTS 51-2031.00
254 Auditor 43-3031.00
859 Auditor 13-2011.02
74 Auto Refinisher Technician 51-9122.00
970 Automotive Technician (Automotive Repair Shop) 49-3023.00
959 Automotive Body & Fender 49-3021.00
951 Automotive Body and Fender 49-3021.00
73 Automotive Body Technician 49-3021.00
223 Auto Machinist (Automotive Repair Shop) 49-3023.01
246 AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC (AUTOMOTIVE MACHINIST) 49-3023.01

 

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Occupation Name
SOC
315 Barber 39-5011.00
1068 Blue Streak Mechanic 51-4199.00
026 Boat Builder 47-2031.05
445 Body Repairer, Bus 49-3021.00
200 Boilermaker 47-2011.00
258 BOILERMAKER (FIELD CONSTRUCTION & REPAIR) 47-2011.00
974 BOILERMAKER (UPTOWN SHOPS AND SHIPYARDS) 47-2011.00
1027 Brake and Air Systems Technician 49-3023.02
468 BRICK AND BLOCK FINISHER 47-2021.00
106 BRICK LAYER 47-2021.00
30 Bridge Carpenter 47-2031.02

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Occupation Name
SOC
105 Cabinet Maker 51-7011.00
053 CABLE SPLICER 49-9051.00
015 CARPENTER 47-2031.01
031 CARPENTER, PILEDRIVER 47-2031.02
1089 Carpenter, Scaffold Erector 47-2031.02
963 Carpet Layer, Linoleum & Resilient Tile 47-2041.00
540 Carpet, Linoleum & Soft Floor Layers 47-2014.00
971 CARPET, LINOLEUM & SOFT TILE LAYER 47-2041.00
035 CEMENT MASON 47-2051.01
093 CHILD CARE ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE I 39-9011.00
094 Child Care Site Coordinator/Associate II 11-9031.00
109 Cleaner, Pointer & Caulker 47-2061.00
967 COACH HEAVY DIESEL MECHANIC 49-3031.00
968 COACH HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC 49-3031.00
127 Coach Hvy Duty Diesel Mech 49-3031.00
1039 Code Official (construction codes inspector/reviewer) 47-4011.00
1020 COMBUSTION TURBINE SPECIALIST 51-8013.00
166 COMMERCIAL GLAZIER 47-2121.00
418 Communications Technician 25-2041.00
1001 Composite Manufacturing Specialist 51-9199.99
1025 Composite Manufacturing Technician 51-9199.99
937 Computed Tomography (CT) 29-2034.01
911 Construction & Maintenance Project Specialist 1 49-9042.00
036 CONSTRUCTION ELECTRICIAN 47-2111.00
068 CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 47-2073.02
510 CONSTRUCTION LINEMAN 49-9051.00
1069 Construction Site Surveyor/Technical Engineer 17-1022.00
1002 Control Systems Technician 17-3023.02
543 COOK 35-2014.00
277 CORRECTIONS OFFICER 33-3012.00
313 COSMETOLOGIST 39-5012.00

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Occupation Name
SOC
091 Data Processor 43-9021.00
930 Data/Voice Cabling Technician - Installer 49-2022.00
133 Diesel-Electric Set Specialist 47-2111.00
292 DISPENSING OPTICIAN 29-2081.00
032 Dock & Wharf Builder 47-2031.02
1011 DRAINAGE AND WASTEWATER COLLECTION 51-8031.00
1028 Drive Train Systems Technician 59-3023.01
252 DRIVER EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR (IN CAR) 25-3021.00
025 DRYWALL FINISHER 47-2082.00
173 DRYWALL FINISHER (TAPER) 47-2082.00
054 DUPLICATING EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 43-9071.01

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Occupation Name
SOC
097 EDUCATIONAL PARAPROFESSIONAL 25-9041.00
861 EDUCATIONAL SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER I 27-3091.00
862 EDUCATIONAL SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER II 27-3091.00
1085 Electric Lineman 49-9051.00
485 ELECTRIC UTILITY TECHNICIAN 47-2111.00
1005 ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN 47-2111.00
170 ELECTRICAL MECHANIC (WIREMAN, ELECTRICIAN) 49-2095-00
422 ELECTRICIAN CONSTRUCTOR 49-9051.00
1018 ELECTRICIAN TECHNICIAN (CITY OF SEATTLE) 47-2111.00
994 Electronic Systems Technician 49-2022.03
995 Electronic Systems Technician 49-2022.03
1029 Electronic Systems Technician (Motor Vehicles) 49-2096.00
168 ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN 17-3023.01
912 ELEVATOR CONSTRUCTION MECHANIC 47-4021.00
982 ENERGY CONTROL DISPATCHER 43-5032.00
1078 Engineering Mechanic 3 17-2141.00
101 ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL PAINTER 47-2141.00
244 EQUIPMENT OPERATOR (OPERATING ENGINEER) 47-2073.02
102 EQUIPMENT PAINTER 47-2141.00
457 ESTHETICIAN 39-5094.00
993 ESTIMATOR 17-2071.00

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Occupation Name
SOC
187 FACILITIES CUSTODIAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN 37-2011.00
339 FACILITIES CUSTODIAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN 37-2011.00
954 FACILITIES CUSTODIAL SERVICES TECHNICIAN I 37-2011.00
953 FACILITIES CUSTODIAL SERVICES TECHNICIAN II 37-2011.00
481 FACILITIES MAINTENANCE MECHANIC 49-9042.00
1097 Facility Custodial Engineer 37-2011.00
947 FIRE AND BURGLAR ALARM TECHNICIAN 49-2098.00
112 FIRE FIGHTER 33-2011.01
533 FIRE MEDIC 33.2011.01
1049 Fire Officer 33-1021.01
138 Firefighter/Paramedic 33-2011.01
1010 FIRESTOP/CONTAINMENT WORKER 47-2131.00
465 FOOD SERVICE ASSISTANT 35-2012.00
467 FOOD SERVICE MANAGER 29-1031.00
088 FOOD SERVICE SPECIALIST 35-2012.00
466 FOOD SERVICE TECHNICIAN 35-2012.00

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Occupation Name
SOC
460 GAS MAIN FITTER 47-2152.01
990 GEAR MACHINIST 51-4081.01
860 GENERAL JOURNEYMAN ELEVATOR MECHANIC 47-4021.00
1012 GENERATION ELECTRICIAN CONSTRUCTOR 49-2095.00
944 GENERATION MECHANIC 49-9041.00
942 GENERATION WIREMAN 49-2095.00
153 GLASS INSTALLER, AUTO 49-3022.00
152 GLAZIER 47-2121.00
092 GRAPHIC ARTS TECHNICIAN 27-1024.00
089 GROUNDS MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST 37-3011.00

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Occupation Name
SOC
926 HEALTH UNIT COORDINATOR 31-9099.01
436 HEATING/AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLER & SERVICER 49-2021.01
080 HEAVY DUTY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC 49-3031.00
247 HEAVY DUTY EQUIPMENT REPAIRMAN 49-3031.00
969 Heavy Duty Equipment Technician 49-3031.00
978 Heavy Duty Mechanic 49-3031.00
111 HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC REPAIRMAN 49-3042.00
069 HEAVY DUTY REPAIRMAN MECHANIC 49-3042.00
463 HOISTING ENGINEER 53-7041.00
482 HOISTING ENGINEER 53-7041.00
002 HOUSING PLUMBER 47-2152.02
1004 HVAC SERVICE TECHNICIAN 47-2211.00
952 HVAC TEST, ADJUST AND BALANCE 47-2211.00
123 HVAC/Refrigeration Fitter 49-9021.02
1013 HVAC/REFRIGERATION MECHANIC 49-9021.02
172 HYDRO ELECTRICIAN 49-2095.00
140 HYDRO MECHANIC 49-9041.00
056 HYDRO PLANT OPERATOR 51-8031.00
1031 Hydrocraft Worker 51-8013.00
237 HYDROELECTRIC MAINTENANCE MACHINIST 49-9041.00

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Occupation Name
SOC
163 INDUSTRIAL CARPENTER 47-2031.00
215 INDUSTRIAL CONTROLS TECH (Manufacturing Plant Only) 51-2022.00
507 INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONIC MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN 49-2094.00
1082 Industrial Equipment Electrician 49-2094.00
503 INDUSTRIAL INSTRUMENT MECHANIC 17-3023.02
113 INDUSTRIAL INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN 17-3023.02
1042 Industrial Instrument Technician 49-2094.00
243 INDUSTRIAL LOCKSMITH/SAFEMASTER 49-9094.00
964 INDUSTRIAL MACHNIST (MAINTENANCE) 51-4041.00
239 INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN 47-2111.00
526 Industrial Maintenance Electrician 47-2111.00
532 INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN 47-2111.00
329 INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE MACHINIST 51-4041.00
524 INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE MACHINIST 51-4041.00
238 INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE MECHANIC 49-9041.00
1098 Industrial Maintenance Mechanic (Aircraft Orientated) 49-9041.00
424 INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE MECHANIC/REPAIRER 49-9041.00
413 INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE MILLWRIGHT 49-9044.00
440 INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE PIPEFITTER 47-2152.01
515 INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE REPAIRER (LEVEL OF PRESERVATION) 49-9042.00
939 INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE TRUCK MECHANIC 49-3031.00
441 INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE WELDER 51-4121.02
520 INDUSTRIAL MASON 47-2021.00
1081 Industrial Mechanic 49-9041.00
527 INDUSTRIAL METER & INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN 17-2023.02
117 INDUSTRIAL MILLWRIGHT 49-9044.00
521 INDUSTRIAL MOBILE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC 49-3031.00
487 INDUSTRIAL MOBILE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC 49-3031.00
126 Industrial Pipefitter 47-2152.01
516 INDUSTRIAL PIPEFITTER/WELDER (MAINTENANCE) 47-2152.00
486 INDUSTRIAL PREDICTIVE/PREVENTIVE MECHANIC 49-9041.00
927 INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AGENT 13-1079.99
523 INDUSTRIAL SHEET METAL FABRICATOR 47-2211.00
514 INDUSTRIAL SHEET METAL WORKER/WELDER (MAINT) 47-2211.00
710 INDUSTRIAL STEAM PLANT MECHANIC 49-9041.00
525 INDUSTRIAL SUBSTATION ELECTRICIAN 49-2095.00
528 INDUSTRIAL WELDER-FABRICATOR 41-4121.00
1024 Inside Electrician 47-2111.00
1083 Inside Wireman 47-2111.00
250 INSTRUCTIONAL AIDE 25-9041.00
085 INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT 25-9099.99
726 INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN 17-3023.02
846 INSULATION APPLICATOR 47-2031.01
012 IRONWORKER 47-2221.00

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Occupation Name
SOC
061 JIG AND FIXTURE BUILDER 51-4111.00

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Occupation Name
SOC
014 LABORER 47-2061.00
512 LABORER (CITY OF SEATTLE) 47-2061.00
494 LABORER (SHIPYARD WORKER) 47-2061.00
1067 Landscape Construction Worker 37-3011.00
1038 Landscape Technician 37-3011.00
1096 Lathing, Acoustical, Drywall Systems Installer 47-2081.01
529 LIBRARY TECHNICIAN 25-4031.00
957 LIMITED ENERGY/SOUND AND COMMUNICATION TECHNICIAN 49-2022.03
519 LINE ELECTRICIAN 49-9051.00
903 LINE ELECTRICIAN 49-9051.00
038 LINEMAN 49-9051.00
991 LINEWORKER 49-9051.00
132 LOCKSMITH 49-9094.00
420 LOW ENERGY/SOUND AND COMMUNICATION 49-2022.03
1059 Low Energy/Sound & Communication Electrician 49-2022.00
965 LOW ENERGY/SOUND & COMMUNICATION TECHNCIAN 49-9022.03
1033 Low Voltage Technician 49-2022.03

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Occupation Name
SOC
501 MACHINE TOOL MAINTENANCE MECHANIC 49-9041.00
1090 Machinery Assembler 51-2031.00
066 MACHINIST 51-4041.00
217 MACHINIST (AIRCRAFT ORIENTED) 51-4041.00
224 MACHINIST AUTOMOTIVE (MACHINE SHOPS) 51-4041.00
938 MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING (MRI) 29-2034.01
248 MAINTENANCE ASBESTOS WORKER/INSULATOR 47-2061.02
020 MAINTENANCE CARPENTER 47-2031.01
040 MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN 47-2111.00
134 MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN (ELECTRONICS) 47-2111.00
429 MAINTENANCE LINEMAN 49-9041.00
062 MAINTENANCE MACHINIST 51-4041.00
235 MAINTENANCE MACHINIST 51-4041.00
155 MAINTENANCE MECHANIC 49-9041.00
131 MAINTENANCE PAINTER 47-2141.00
988 MAINTENANCE PLUMBER/STEAMFITTER 47-2152.01
177 MAINTENANCE PLUMBER/STEAMFITTER 47-2152.01
348 MAINTENANCE PLUMBER/STEAMFITTER 47-2152.02
272 MAINTENANCE REPAIRER 49-9042.00
130 MAINTENANCE SIGN PAINTER 51-9199.99
1003 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN 49-9041.00
1080 Maintenance Technician 49-9071.00
1026 Maintenance Technician (Apartment/Residential) 49-9042.00
461 MANICURIST 49-5092.00
1087 Manufacturing Machinist 51-4041.00
1084 Manufacturing Precision Metal Fabricator 51-4031.00
221 MARBLE SETTER 47-2022.00
078 MARINE ELECTRICIAN 47-2111.00
236 MARINE MACHINIST 51-4041.00
100 MARINE PAINTER 47-2141.00
005 MARINE PIPEFITTER 47-2152.01
164 MARINE PIPEFITTER 47-2152.01
009 MARINE SHEET METAL WORKER 47-2211.00
1100 Marine/Industrial/Coating and Lining Specialist Painter 47-2141.00
973 MEATCUTTER 51-3021.00
033 MEATCUTTER, RETAIL 51-3021.00
1093 Mechanic, Industrial Truck 49-3031.00
425 Medical Assistant 31-9092.00
1009 MEDIUM/HEAVY DIESEL MECHANIC 49-3023.01
1077 Metal Structures Technician 51-2092.00
531 METER ELECTRICIAN 49-9012.01
1023 Meter Relay Technician 49-9012.01
125 METER REPAIRMAN 49-9012.03
932 METER TECHNICIAN 49-9012.01
057 METER TECHNICIAN 49-9012.01
039 METERMAN 49-9012.01
987 METERMAN 49-9012.01
027 MILL & CABINET MAKER 51-7011.00
017 MILLWRIGHT 49-9044.00
064 MODEL MAKER 51-7031.00
176 MOLDMAKER 51-9041.01
077 MOTOR SHOP ELECTRICIAN 51-2022.00

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Occupation Name
SOC
060 NC SPAR MILL OPERATOR 51-4011.01
940 NEON AND ELECTRICAL SIGN INSTALLER 47-2111.00
955 NEON SIGNMAN 47-2111.00

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Occupation Name
SOC
141 OPERATOR 51-8013.01
082 OUTDOOR LIGHTING AND TRAFFIC SIGNAL INSTALLER 47-2111.00
216 OUTSIDE MARINE MACHINIST 51-4041.00

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Occupation Name
SOC
024 PAINTER AND DECORATOR 47-2141.00
307 PATTERNMAKER 51-4062.00
096 PAYROLL CLERK 43-3051.00
296 PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT 31-2021.00
989 PIPEFITTER 47-2152.01
196 PLASTERER 47-2161.00
001 PLUMBER 47-2152.00
794 PLUMBER-STEAMFITTER 47-2152.00
109 POINTER/CLEANER/CAULKER 47-2061.00
349 POLICE OFFICER 33-3051.01
059 POTABLE WATER SUPPLY & SERVICE WORKER 51-8031.00
169 POWER PLANT OPERATOR 51-8013.01
931 POWER SYSTEM ELECTRICIAN 49-2095.00
943 POWER SYSTEM WIREMAN 49-2095.00
1094 Preparation Cook 35-2021.00
346 PRODUCTION MILL CABINET 51-7011.00
1091 Production Welder 51-4121.06
913 PROFESSIONAL EDUCATIONAL SECRETARY 43-6011.00

 

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Occupation Name
SOC
029 RESIDENTIAL CARPENTER 47-2031.01
067 RESIDENTIAL CARPENTER 47-2031.01
048 RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICIAN 47-2111.00
167 RESIDENTIAL GLAZIER 47-2121.00
509 RESIDENTIAL GLAZIER 47-2121.00
1016 Residential Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning Electrician 49-9021.01
492 RESIDENTIAL PLUMBER 47-2152.02
1041 Residential Service Mechanic 47-2152.02
010 RESIDENTIAL SHEET METAL WORKER 47-2211.00
972 RESIDENTIAL SHEET METAL WORKER & SERVICEMAN 47-2211.00
1075 Residential Weatherization Technician 47-4099.03
044 RESIDENTIAL WIREMAN 47-2111.00
979 RESTORATIVE AIDE 31-2022.00
013 ROOFER 47-2181.00

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SOC
205 Saw Filer 51-4194.00
098 SCHOOL BUS DRIVER 53-3022.00
090 SCHOOL BUS MECHANIC 49-3031.00
1006 SCHOOL COMPUTER TECHNICIAN I 15-1041.00
1007 SCHOOL COMPUTER TECHNICIAN II 15-1041.00
1008 SCHOOL COMPUTER TECHNICIAN III 15-1041.00
1021 SCHOOL HEALTH TECHNICIAN 31-9099.99
086 SCHOOL SECRETARY 43-6014.00
435 SEALANT APPLICATOR 51-9199.99
087 SECRETARY (CLERICAL) 63-6014.00
917 SHEET METAL 47-2211.00
011 Sheet Metal Service Technician 47-2211.00
006 SHEET METAL WORKER 47-2211.00
828 SHEET METAL WORKER (MANUFACTURING ONLY) 47-2211.00
1092 Shipfitter/Fabricator 51-2041.00
016 SHIPWRIGHT 47-2031.05
103 SHOP ELECTRICIAN 51-2022.00
150 SIGN & PICTORIAL PAINTER 51-9199.99
058 SIGNAL LIGHTING ELECTRICIAN 47-2111.00
447 SOFT TOOLER 51-4061.00
208 SPRINKLER FITTER 47-2152.01
852 STATION ELECTRICIAN 49-2095.00
186 STATIONARY ENGINEER 51-8021.02
122 STEAMFITTER 47-2152.01
1030 Steering and Suspension Technician 49-3023.02
226 STRUCTURAL STEEL/ORNAMENTAL METAL FABRICATORS 51-2041.01
143 SUB STATION EQUIPMENT ELECTRICIAN 51-9061.04
918 SUB STATION MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN 49-2095.00
137 SUB STATION OPERATOR 51-8012.00
491 SUBSTATION AND METER TECHNICIAN 47-2111.00
997 SUBSTATION ELECTRICIAN 49-2095.00
1840 Substation Technician 49-2095.00
142 SUBSTATION WIREMAN (Substation Electrician) 49-2095.00
203 SYSTEM DISPATCHER 43-5032.00

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442 TEACHERS ASST. FOR BLIND & VISION IMPAIRED 25-2041.00
070 TECHNICAL ENGINEER 17-1022.00
108 TERRAZZO WORKER 47-2053.00
825 TILE SETTER 47-2044.00
110 TILE/TERRAZZO/MARBLE FINISHER 47-3011.00
825 TELESETTER 47-2044.00
063 TOOL AND CUTTER GRINDER 51-4194.00
065 TOOL AND DIE MAKER 51-4111.00
437 TOOLING INSPECTOR 51-9061.01
1101 Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver (non-construction) 53-3032.00
099 TRAFFIC CONTROL PAINTER 47-2141.00
222 TRAILER/CONTAINER/VAN MECHANIC 49-3021.00
992 TRANSPORTATION TECHNICIAN 2 17-3022.00
071 TREE TRIMMER 37-3013.00
1103 Truck Driver, Heavy, Construction 53-3032.01

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SOC
1022 Utility Construction Worker 47-3013.00
204 UTILITY MECHANIC 49-3031.00
171 UTILITY WIREMAN 49-2095.00

 

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Occupation Name
SOC
255 WAREHOUSEMAN 53-7062.03
508 WAREHOUSEMAN 51-9198.01
1102 Warehouseman 43-5081.03
416 WASTE-WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR 51-8031.00
1086 Water Mechanic 51-8031.00
421 WATER PIPE WORKER 47-2151.00
1059 Water Technician 51-8031.00
1076 Wind Turbine Technician 49-9099.12
220 WIREMEN 49-2095.00
941 WORKERS' COMPENSATION ADJUDICATOR 2 23-1021.00
986 YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PRACTITIONER 13-1071.01

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