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Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers - 49-9095.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Move or install mobile homes or prefabricated buildings.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Delivery Crew Worker
  • Mobile Home Installer
  • Mobile Home Laborer
  • Mobile Home Set-Up Person
  • Modular Set Crew Member
  • Set Up Technician

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations


  • Confer with customers or read work orders to determine the nature and extent of damage to units.
  • Connect electrical systems to outside power sources and activate switches to test the operation of appliances and light fixtures.
  • Connect water hoses to inlet pipes of plumbing systems, and test operation of plumbing fixtures.
  • Inspect, examine, and test the operation of parts or systems to evaluate operating condition and to determine if repairs are needed.
  • Install, repair, and replace units, fixtures, appliances, and other items and systems in mobile and modular homes, prefabricated buildings, or travel trailers, using hand tools or power tools.
  • List parts needed, estimate costs, and plan work procedures, using parts lists, technical manuals, and diagrams.
  • Locate and repair frayed wiring, broken connections, or incorrect wiring, using ohmmeters, soldering irons, tape, and hand tools.
  • Move and set up mobile homes or prefabricated buildings on owners' lots or at mobile home parks.
  • Open and close doors, windows, and drawers to test their operation, trimming edges to fit, using jackplanes or drawknives.
  • Refinish wood surfaces on cabinets, doors, moldings, and floors, using power sanders, putty, spray equipment, brushes, paints, or varnishes.
  • Remove damaged exterior panels, repair and replace structural frame members, and seal leaks, using hand tools.
  • Repair leaks in plumbing or gas lines, using caulking compounds and plastic or copper pipe.
  • Reset hardware, using chisels, mallets, and screwdrivers.
  • Seal open sides of modular units to prepare them for shipment, using polyethylene sheets, nails, and hammers.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Confer with customers or users to assess problems.
  • Connect electrical components or equipment.
  • Connect hoses to equipment or piping.
  • Control power supply connections.
  • Cut materials according to specifications or needs.
  • Estimate costs for labor or materials.
  • Inspect systems to determine if they are operating properly.
  • Install home appliances.
  • Install prefabricated or manufactured structures.
  • Move large objects using heavy equipment.
  • Plan work procedures.
  • Read work orders or descriptions of problems to determine repairs or modifications needed.
  • Reassemble equipment after repair.
  • Record information about parts, materials or repair procedures.
  • Refinish wood or metal surfaces.
  • Remove parts or components from equipment.
  • Repair electrical circuits or wiring.
  • Repair pipes to stop leaking.
  • Repair structural components.
  • Seal gaps or cracks to prevent leakage or moisture intrusion.
  • Test mechanical equipment to ensure proper functioning.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Cavalry Scout (Army - Enlisted)
  • Combat Engineer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Heavy Repair Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Infantryman (Army - Enlisted)
  • M1 Armor Crewman (Army - Enlisted)
  • Military Police (Army - Enlisted)
  • Structural (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Structural Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Structural Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Structural Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Structural Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Unit Supply Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic (Army - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Repairer, Manufactured Buildings
  • Utility Worker