Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers Job Description

The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installer moves or installs mobile homes or prefabricated buildings.

Duties:

  • The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers seal open sides of modular units to prepare them for shipment, using polyethylene sheets, nails, and hammers.
  • The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers move and set up mobile homes or prefabricated buildings on owners’ lots or at mobile home parks.
  • The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers inspect, examine, and test the operation of parts or systems to evaluate operating condition and to determine if repairs are needed.
  • The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers connect water hoses to inlet pipes of plumbing systems, and test operation of plumbing fixtures.
  • The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers remove damaged exterior panels, repair and replace structural frame members, and seal leaks, using hand tools.
  • The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers list parts needed, estimate costs, and plan work procedures, using parts lists, technical manuals, and diagrams.
  • The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers confer with customers or read work orders to determine the nature and extent of damage to units.
  • The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers job function is to 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.
  • The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers must reset hardware, using chisels, mallets, and screwdrivers.
  • The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers repair leaks in plumbing or gas lines, using caulking compounds and plastic or copper pipe.

Knowledge:

The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers need knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads. The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers need knowledge relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions. The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers need knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers need knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models. The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers need knowledge principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits. The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers needs knowledge of practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services. The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers need knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications. The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers need knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. The Mobile Home Installers need knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process. The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers need knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Skills:

  • The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installer determines the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installer gives full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • The Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installer adjusts actions in relation to others’ actions.
  • The Manufacturing Building and Mobile Home Installer installs equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
  • The Manufacturing Building and Mobile Home Installer talks to others to convey information effectively in order to complete their job function.
  • The Manufacturing Building and Mobile Home Installer selects and uses training methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

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