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Title 5Chapter ISubchapter BPart 532Subpart B → §532.217


Title 5: Administrative Personnel
PART 532—PREVAILING RATE SYSTEMS
Subpart B—Prevailing Rate Determinations


§532.217   Appropriated fund survey jobs.

(a) A lead agency shall survey the following required jobs:

Job titleJob grade
Janitor (Light)1
Janitor (Heavy)2
Material Handler2
Maintenance Laborer3
Packer4
Warehouse Worker5
Forklift Operator5
Material Handling Equipment Operator5
Truckdriver (Medium)6
Truckdriver (Heavy)7
Machine Tool Operator II8
Machine Tool Operator I9
Carpenter9
Electrician10
Automotive Mechanic10
Sheet Metal Mechanic10
Pipefitter10
Welder10
Machinist10
Electronics Mechanic11
Toolmaker13

(b) A lead agency may not omit a required survey job from a regular schedule wage survey.

(c) A lead agency may survey the following jobs on an optional basis:

Job titleJob grade
Aircraft Structures Assembler B7
Aircraft Structures Assembler A9
Aircraft Mechanic10
Electrician, Ship10
Pipefitter, Ship10
Shipfitter10
Shipwright10
Machinist, Marine10
Cable Splicer (Electric)10
Electrical Lineman10
Electrician (Powerplant)10
Telephone Installer-Repairer9
Central Office Repairer11
Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic10
Heavy Mobile Equipment Operator10
Air Conditioning Mechanic10
Rigger10
Trailer Truck Driver8
Tool Crib Attendant6
Painter (Finish)9
Light Vehicle Operator5
Helper (Trades)5
Boiler Plant Operator10
Meat Cutter8
Equipment Mechanic10
Boom Crane Operator9
Boom Crane Operator (Precision)11
Tool and Parts Attendant4
Painter (Rough)7
Electronic Industrial Controls Mechanic11
Electronic Test Equipment Repairer11
Electronic Computer Mechanic11
Television Station Mechanic11
Maintenance Mechanic10

(d) A lead agency may add the following survey jobs to the survey when the Hospital industry is included in the survey:

Job titleJob grade
Laundry Worker1
Food Service Worker2
Cook8

(e) A lead agency must obtain prior approval of OPM to add a job not authorized under paragraph (a), (c), or (d) of this section.

[55 FR 46142, Nov. 1, 1990, as amended at 64 FR 69183, Dec. 10, 1999; 68 FR 460, Jan. 6, 2003; 69 FR 26475, May 13, 2004]

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