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4745 — Research Laboratory Mechanic

This occupation includes jobs involved in the fabrication, installation, maintenance, operation, modification, and repair of research laboratory facilities or unique types of experimental equipment used in research and development programs. The work requires skill and knowledge of more than one specific trade. Illustrative examples of work includes: (1) fabrication and modification of test stands and rigs for supporting engines or structures during ultra-high-velocity wind tunnel studies; (2) finishing of surfaces to micro specifications for air flow effect studies; and (3) maintaining, modifying, and operating test facilities and related equipment such as altitude simulators to achieve and hold prescribed environments for particular research studies.