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Boilermakers and Mechanics
Some boilermakers and mechanics work at or near the site where the boiler, tank, or vat is installed. Such sites include petroleum refineries, schools, and other institutions with large heating plants; factories where boilers are used to generate power to run machines; factories that make and store products such as chemicals or beer in large tanks; and atomic energy plants. Others work in shops or factories where boilers and other large vessels are manufactured.