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Helpers--Production Workers - 51-9198.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Help production workers by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Machine Operator
  • Press Helper
  • Service Person
  • Support Team Member
  • Utility Worker
  • Assistant Operator
  • Backup Operator
  • Clean Up Person
  • Factory Laborer
  • Factory Worker

SOC Occupation Groups

51-0000 Production Occupations
51-9000 Other Production Occupations
51-9190 Miscellaneous Production Workers
51-9198.00 Helpers--Production Workers

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Attach slings, ropes, or cables to objects such as pipes, hoses, or bundles.
  • Break up defective products for reprocessing.
  • Change machine gears, using wrenches.
  • Clean and lubricate equipment.
  • Count finished products to determine if product orders are complete.
  • Cut or break flashing from materials or products.
  • Dump materials such as prepared ingredients into machine hoppers prior to mixing.
  • Examine products to verify conformance to quality standards.
  • Fold products and product parts during processing.
  • Help production workers by performing duties of lesser skill, such as supplying or holding materials or tools, or cleaning work areas and equipment.
  • Lift raw materials, finished products, and packed items, manually or using hoists.
  • Load and unload items from machines, conveyors, and conveyances.
  • Mark or tag identification on parts.
  • Measure amounts of products, lengths of extruded articles, or weights of filled containers to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Mix ingredients according to specified procedures or formulas.
  • Observe equipment operations so that malfunctions can be detected, and notify operators of any malfunctions.
  • Operate machinery used in the production process, or assist machine operators.
  • Pack and store materials and products.
  • Pack food products in paper bags or boxes and stack them in warehouses or coolers.
  • Perform minor repairs to machines, such as replacing damaged or worn parts.
  • Place products in equipment or on work surfaces for further processing, inspecting, or wrapping.
  • Position spouts or chutes of storage bins so that containers can be filled.
  • Prepare raw materials for processing.
  • Read gauges or charts, and record data obtained.
  • Record information, such as the number of products tested, meter readings, or dates and times of product production.
  • Remove products, machine attachments, or waste material from machines.
  • Separate products according to weight, grade, size, or composition of materials used to produce them.
  • Signal coworkers to direct them to move products during the production process.
  • Start machines or equipment to begin production processes.
  • Thread ends of items such as thread, cloth, and lace through needles and rollers, and around take-up tubes.
  • Tie products in bundles for further processing or shipment, following prescribed procedures.
  • Transfer finished products, raw materials, tools, or equipment between storage and work areas of plants and warehouses, by hand or using hand trucks or powered lift trucks.
  • Turn valves to regulate flow of liquids or air, to reverse machines, to start pumps, or to regulate equipment.
  • Unclamp and hoist full reels from braiding, winding, or other fabricating machines, using power hoists.
  • Wash work areas, machines, equipment, vehicles, or products.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Adjust equipment controls to regulate flow of water, cleaning solutions, or other liquids.
  • Clean production equipment.
  • Clean work areas.
  • Clean workpieces or finished products.
  • Count finished products or workpieces.
  • Feed materials or products into or through equipment.
  • Install mechanical components in production equipment.
  • Lift materials or workpieces using cranes or other lifting equipment.
  • Load materials into production equipment.
  • Lubricate production equipment.
  • Mark products, workpieces, or equipment with identifying information.
  • Mix substances to create chemical solutions.
  • Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment.
  • Move products, materials, or equipment between work areas.
  • Notify others of equipment repair or maintenance needs.
  • Package products for storage or shipment.
  • Record operational or production data.
  • Remove products or workpieces from production equipment.
  • Repair production equipment or tools.
  • Replace worn equipment components.
  • Signal others to coordinate work activities.
  • Sort materials or products for processing, storing, shipping, or grading.
  • Stack finished items for further processing or shipment.
  • Watch operating equipment to detect malfunctions.
  • Weigh finished products.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Seaman (Navy - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Abrasive-Mixer Helper
  • Acid Filler
  • Advertising-Material Distributor
  • Air-and-Water Filler
  • Airplane-Pilot Helper
  • Almond Blancher, Hand
  • Alodize-Machine Helper
  • Apron Cleaner
  • Assembler Helper, Internal Combustion Engine
  • Assembly-Inspector Helper
  • Automatic-Pad-Making-Machine Operator Helper
  • Bag Liner
  • Bag-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Baggage Handler
  • Bagging Salvager
  • Baker Helper
  • Balcony Worker
  • Band Salvager
  • Bander-and-Cellophaner Helper, Machine
  • Bandoleer Straightener-Stamper
  • Barrel Drainer
  • Barrel Loader and Cleaner
  • Barrel Marker
  • Barrel-Assembler Helper
  • Barrel-Charrer Helper
  • Barrel-Raiser Helper
  • Basket Filler
  • Basting Puller
  • Beamer Helper
  • Bedder
  • Bias-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Billposter
  • Blacksmith Helper
  • Blanket-Winder Helper
  • Blast-Furnace-Keeper Helper
  • Bleach Packer
  • Blender Helper
  • Blending-Tank Tender Helper
  • Blintze Roller
  • Blow-Off Worker
  • Blow-Pit Helper
  • Boat-Hoist-Operator Helper
  • Boat-Loader Helper
  • Bobbin Cleaner, Hand
  • Bobbin Disker
  • Boilermaker Helper I
  • Boilermaker Helper II
  • Bolter Helper
  • Bone Picker
  • Boner
  • Booker
  • Bottom Maker
  • Box-Blank-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Brake-Lining-Finisher Helper, Asbestos
  • Brim Raiser
  • Briner
  • Briquette-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Brusher
  • Buckler and Lacer
  • Bundle Breaker
  • Bundler, Seasonal Greenery
  • Burlap Spreader
  • Buttoner
  • Buzzsaw-Operator Helper
  • Cake Wrapper
  • Cake-Press-Operator Helper
  • Calciner-Operator Helper
  • Calender-Let-Off Helper
  • Calender-Operator Helper
  • Calender-Wind-Up Helper
  • Can Filler
  • Candy Spreader
  • Cannery Worker
  • Canvas Shrinker
  • Car Icer
  • Carbon-Furnace-Operator Helper
  • Cardboard Inserter
  • Carton-Forming-Machine Helper
  • Casting-House Worker
  • Casting-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Casting-Operator Helper
  • Casting-Wheel-Operator Helper
  • Cd-Mixer Helper
  • Cell Preparer
  • Channel Installer
  • Char-Dust Cleaner and Salvager
  • Char-Filter-Operator Helper
  • Charger-Operator Helper
  • Chaser, Tar
  • Chemical-Compounder Helper
  • Chopper
  • Circular-Sawyer Helper
  • Circus Laborer
  • Clamp Remover
  • Clamper
  • Clarifier-Operator Helper
  • Cleaner
  • Cleaner and Polisher
  • Cleaner, Furniture
  • Cloth Spreader, Screen Printing
  • Cloth Tearer
  • Cloth-Edge Singer
  • Cloth-Shrinking-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Coating-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Cocoa-Bean-Roaster Helper
  • Coke Drawer, Hand
  • Color Dipper
  • Color Strainer
  • Company Laborer
  • Compounder Helper
  • Compressed-Gas-Plant Worker
  • Cone Treater
  • Contact-Acid-Plant-Operator Helper
  • Conveyor Loader I
  • Cook Helper
  • Cooler Room Worker
  • Core Setter
  • Corrugator-Operator Helper
  • Cotton Washer
  • Covering-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Creeler
  • Creping-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Crossband Layer
  • Crutcher Helper
  • Cuff Folder
  • Custom-Feed-Mill-Operator Helper
  • Cutch Cleaner
  • Cutter Helper
  • Cutter-Operator Helper
  • Cutting-Machine-Tender Helper
  • Cylinder-Die-Machine Helper
  • Dairy Helper
  • Decorator, Street and Building
  • Demolition Specialist
  • Dipper
  • Disc-Pad Knockout Worker
  • Disc-Pad-Plate Filler
  • Distillation-Operator Helper
  • Distillery Worker, General
  • Distributor-Cleaner
  • Dock Hand
  • Dolly Pusher
  • Draw-Bench-Operator Helper
  • Drawer-in Helper, Hand
  • Drawing-in-Machine-Tender Helper
  • Drier Helper
  • Drier, Short Goods
  • Drier-Operator Helper
  • Drip-Box Tender
  • Drop-Wire Hanger
  • Dry-Cleaner Helper
  • Dry-Kiln Operator Helper
  • Dry-Press-Operator Helper
  • Drying-Room Attendant
  • Drying-Unit-Felting-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Dust Box Worker
  • Dust Collector-Treater
  • Dust Puller
  • Dye-Reel-Operator Helper
  • Dye-Weigher Helper
  • Dyer
  • Dyer Helper
  • Dynamite Reclaimer
  • Egg Breaker
  • Electrode Cleaner
  • End Finder, Roving Department
  • End Finder, Twisting Department
  • Etcher Helper, Hand
  • Extruder-Operator Helper
  • Fabric-Lay-Out Worker
  • Factory Helper
  • Feed-Mixer Helper
  • Felt-Hat Steamer
  • Felting-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Filler Room Attendant
  • Filler Spreader
  • Filler-Block Inserter-Remover
  • Filler-Shredder Helper
  • Film Loader
  • Final Assembler
  • Finisher
  • Finisher, Hand
  • Fish Drier
  • Fitter Helper
  • Flatcar Whacker
  • Floor Worker
  • Flotation-Tender Helper
  • Flour-Blender Helper
  • Folder
  • Folder, Hand
  • Foot Worker
  • Forge Helper
  • Former Helper, Hand
  • Forming-Machine Upkeep-Mechanic Helper
  • Foundry Worker, General
  • Frame Hand
  • Frame Stripper
  • Frame-Table-Operator Helper
  • Fringer
  • Furnace Helper
  • Furnace Helper I
  • Furnace Helper II
  • Gambreler Helper
  • Garment Folder
  • Garment Turner
  • Garnisher
  • Gas-Leak Inspector Helper
  • Gas-Pumping-Station Helper
  • General Helper
  • General Worker, Lithographic
  • Glass-Cutter Helper
  • Glove Cleaner, Hand
  • Glove Former
  • Glove Turner
  • Goods Layer
  • Greaser
  • Grizzly Worker
  • Hackler, Doll Wigs
  • Hander-in
  • Handkerchief Folder
  • Hardener Helper
  • Hat Conditioner
  • Hatch Tender
  • Heat-Treater Helper
  • Heater Helper
  • Heavy-Forger Helper
  • Heel Dipper
  • Helper, Liquefaction-and-Regasification
  • Helper, Manufacturing
  • Helper, Metal Bonding
  • Helper, Metal Hanging
  • Helper, Shear Operator
  • Hide Handler
  • Hogshead Opener
  • Hook Puller
  • Hoop-Maker Helper, Machine
  • Ice Cream Freezer Assistant
  • Ice Maker, Skating Rink
  • Igniter Capper
  • Impregnator-and-Drier Helper
  • Incinerator Plant Laborer
  • Insole-and-Heel-Stiffener
  • Ironer, Sock
  • Jewel Stringer
  • Jigger
  • Kiln Drawer
  • Kiln Loader
  • Kiln Worker
  • Kiln-Burner Helper
  • Kiln-Operator Helper
  • Knitting-Machine Operator Helper
  • Label Coder
  • Label Remover
  • Laborer
  • Laborer, Airport Maintenance
  • Laborer, Boot and Shoe
  • Laborer, Canvas Shop
  • Laborer, Cheesemaking
  • Laborer, Chemical Processing
  • Laborer, Concrete Plant
  • Laborer, Construction or Leak Gang
  • Laborer, Cook House
  • Laborer, Electroplating
  • Laborer, General
  • Laborer, High-Density Press
  • Laborer, Petroleum Refinery
  • Laborer, Pipelines
  • Laborer, Powerhouse
  • Laborer, Prestressed Concrete
  • Laborer, Rags
  • Laborer, Salvage
  • Laborer, Shipyard
  • Laborer, Solder Making
  • Laborer, Stores
  • Laborer, Syrup Machine
  • Laborer, Tin Can
  • Laborer, Wharf
  • Laborer, Wood-Preserving Plant
  • Lacer
  • Lacer and Tier
  • Lacer I
  • Lamination Spinner
  • Last Puller
  • Last Putter-Away
  • Laundry Laborer
  • Laundry Worker III
  • Lead Handler
  • Lead-Burner Helper
  • Lead-Caster Helper
  • Leaf Conditioner
  • Leaf-Conditioner Helper
  • Leather Softener
  • Line Mover
  • Liner Inserter
  • Liner-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Lines Tender
  • Lining Scrubber
  • Liquor-Bridge-Operator Helper
  • Log Washer
  • Loom Changeover Operator
  • Loose-End Finder, Bobbin
  • Machine Helper
  • Make-Up Operator Helper
  • Manual-Plate Filler
  • Match-Up Worker
  • Mattress Stripper
  • Metal-Fabricating-Shop Helper
  • Mexican Food Maker, Hand
  • Miller Helper, Distillery
  • Mixer Helper
  • Mixer Operator Helper, Hot Metal
  • Mold Cleaner
  • Mold Closer
  • Mold Parter
  • Mold Sheet Cleaner
  • Mold Worker
  • Mold-Insert Changer
  • Mold-Maker Helper
  • Motor Polarizer
  • Mud-Mixer Helper
  • Naphthalene-Operator Helper
  • Neck Skewer
  • Novelty Worker
  • Nut-and-Bolt Assembler
  • Nut-Process Helper
  • Odd Bundle Worker
  • Oil-Spot Washer
  • Oil-Well-Service-Operator Helper
  • Order Filler, Linseed Oil
  • Order Runner
  • Oriental-Rug Stretcher
  • Ornamental-Metal-Worker Helper
  • Oven Dauber
  • Oven-Heater Helper
  • Paint Pourer
  • Painter Helper, Automotive
  • Painter Helper, Sign
  • Painter Helper, Spray
  • Painter, Depilatory
  • Pairer
  • Paper Inserter
  • Paper-Processing-Machine Helper
  • Parachute Marker
  • Parachute-Line Tier
  • Parts Remover
  • Paster, Screen Printing
  • Pattern Ruler
  • Photostat-Operator Helper
  • Pick Remover
  • Picker
  • Picking-Table Worker
  • Pickler
  • Pickler Helper, Continuous Pickling Line
  • Pig-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Pillow Cleaner
  • Pilot-Control-Operator Helper
  • Pinner
  • Pipe Racker
  • Plate Stacker, Hand
  • Plate-Take-Out Worker
  • Polymerization Helper
  • Porcelain-Enamel Laborer
  • Porter, Sample Case
  • Poultry Hanger
  • Pourer
  • Press Hand
  • Press Helper
  • Print-Shop Helper
  • Processor Helper
  • Production Helper
  • Puff Ironer
  • Puller-Through
  • Pulverizer
  • Pumper Helper
  • Putty Mixer and Applier
  • Racker
  • Rag Sorter and Cutter
  • Raker
  • Raveler
  • Raw-Cheese Worker
  • Reagent Tender Helper
  • Recovery-Operator Helper
  • Reduction-Furnace-Operator Helper
  • Refinery Operator Helper
  • Returned-Case Inspector
  • Reverser
  • Riveter Helper
  • Rocket-Test-Fire Worker
  • Rod-and-Tube Straightener
  • Rolling-Mill-Operator Helper
  • Roof-Cement-and-Paint-Maker Helper
  • Rope Cleaner
  • Rug Cleaner
  • Rug-Cleaner Helper
  • Rug-Cutter Helper
  • Rug-Dyer Helper
  • Rug-Inspector Helper
  • Sand Filler
  • Scrapper
  • Screen Printer Helper
  • Screen-Printing-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Screen-Tender Helper
  • Seal Mixer
  • Seam Steamer
  • Second Helper
  • Sequins Stringer
  • Shactor Helper
  • Shade-Cloth Finisher
  • Shaker
  • Shaker, Wearing Apparel
  • Shank Taper
  • Shaver
  • Shear-Grinder-Operator Helper
  • Sheet Turner
  • Sheller I
  • Shellfish Shucker
  • Shipfitter Helper
  • Shoe Cleaner
  • Shoe Coverer
  • Shoe Turner
  • Shoe-Repairer Helper
  • Shrouder
  • Sifter
  • Signaler
  • Singer
  • Skein-Winding Operator
  • Skein-Yarn-Dyer Helper
  • Skull Grinder
  • Slasher-Tender Helper
  • Slat-Basket Maker Helper, Machine
  • Slice-Plug-Cutter-Operator Helper
  • Slime-Plant-Operator Helper
  • Slitting-Machine-Operator Helper I
  • Slotter-Operator Helper
  • Slunk-Skin Curer
  • Smoke-Room Operator
  • Smoked Meat Preparer
  • Snow Shoveler
  • Soda-Room Operator
  • Sole Scraper
  • Spanner
  • Spar-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Spiral-Tube-Winder Helper
  • Splicer
  • Splitting-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Spout Tender I
  • Spout Worker
  • Spreader
  • Spreader I
  • Spring-Repairer Helper, Hand
  • Stamper I
  • Steamer
  • Steel-Pourer Helper
  • Stemmer, Hand
  • Stenciler
  • Stitch-Bonding-Machine-Tender Helper
  • Stocklayer
  • Stopper-Maker Helper
  • Stove-Bottom Worker
  • Stranding-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Straw-Hat-Washer Operator
  • Street Cleaner
  • Street-Light Cleaner
  • Stretcher-Drier Operator
  • Stretcher-Leveler-Operator Helper
  • Stunner, Animal
  • Substation-Operator Helper
  • Suture Polisher
  • Suture Winder, Hand
  • Syrup-Mixer Assistant
  • Table Hand
  • Table Worker
  • Table-Cover Folder
  • Tablet-Making-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Tack Puller
  • Tailings-Dam Laborer
  • Tank-House-Operator Helper
  • Tank-Setter Helper
  • Telephone-Directory Deliverer
  • Test-Department Helper
  • Third Helper
  • Thread Separator
  • Ticket Taker, Ferryboat
  • Tie Binder
  • Tin-Container Straightener
  • Top-Precipitator-Operator Helper
  • Tower Attendant
  • Track Oiler
  • Treater Helper
  • Treating-Engineer Helper
  • Tube Cleaner
  • Tube-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Tuber-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Turner
  • Turning-Machine-Operator Helper
  • Upholsterer Helper
  • Utility Worker, Forge
  • Utility Worker, Molding
  • Varnish-Maker Helper
  • Veneer-Clipper Helper
  • Veneer-Jointer Helper
  • Wallpaper-Printer Helper
  • Wash-Oil-Pump Operator Helper
  • Washer
  • Washer, Carcass
  • Washer, Hand
  • Washer-Engineer Helper
  • Wax-Ball Knock-Out Worker
  • Waxer
  • Welder Helper
  • Wiper
  • Wire-Weaver Helper
  • Wood Handler
  • Wood-Pole Treater
  • Woodworking-Shop Hand
  • Wrapper-Hands Sprayer
  • Wrapping Machine Helper
  • Yard Laborer
  • Yard Worker, Used Building Materials
  • Yarn-Mercerizer-Operator Helper
  • Yeast Pusher