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Manufactured Building & Mobile Home Installers

Also called: Mobile Home Installer, Mobile Home Laborer, Mobile Home Set-Up Person, Modular Set Crew Member

What they do:
Move or install mobile homes or prefabricated buildings.
On the job, you would:
  • Seal open sides of modular units to prepare them for shipment, using polyethylene sheets, nails, and hammers.
  • Move and set up mobile homes or prefabricated buildings on owners' lots or at mobile home parks.
  • Inspect, examine, and test the operation of parts or systems to evaluate operating condition and to determine if repairs are needed.


Engineering and Technology
  • building and construction
  • design
Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
  • law and government
  • customer service
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road


Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • teaching people how to do something


Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
Controlled Movement
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath
Reaction Time and Speed
  • quickly move your hand, finger, or foot based on a sound, light, picture or other command


People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Concern for Others
  • Cooperation
  • Innovation


You might use software like this on the job:

Electronic mail software
  • Email software
Internet browser software
  • Web browser software
Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
no high school diploma/GED or
high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Below Average Outlook
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
per year, on average
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