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Metabolic Equivalent of Task Values for Activities in American Time Use Survey and 2002 Census Occupational Classification System

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Table 22: Activity codes & MET values assigned to installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Management Occupation Title from 2002 Census Occupational Classification System2002 Census CodeAssigned Activity CodesAssigned MET Values
First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers700092.5
Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers701032.0
Radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers702032.0
Avionics technicians703053.0
Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers704032.0
Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment705053.0
Electrical and electronics repairers, and industrial and utility710053.0
Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles711053.0
Electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers712042.5
Security and fire alarm systems installers713053.0
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians714074.0
Automotive body and related repairers715063.5
Automotive glass installers and repairers716053.0
Automotive service technicians and mechanics720053.0
Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists7210135.0
Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics722074.0
Small engine mechanics724053.0
Miscellaneous vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers726063.5
Control and valve installers and repairers730053.0
Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers731074.0
Home appliance repairers732053.0
Industrial and refractory machinery mechanics733074.0
Maintenance and repair workers, general7340113.0
Maintenance workers, machinery7350113.0
Electrical power-line installers and repairers7410113.0
Telecommunications line installers and repairers7420113.0
Precision instrument and equipment repairers743011.5
Coin, vending, and amusement machine servicers and repairers7510113.0
Commercial divers752032.0
Locksmiths and safe repairers754011.5
Manufactured building and mobile home installers755074.0
Signal and track switch repairers760074.0
Helpers - installation, maintenance, and repair workers7610113.0
Other installation, maintenance, and repair workers762053.0

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