Manpower Skills and Requirements in the Mechanical Industry of the Future

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Paper, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Issue 393
Physical description5 p.
Subjectmechanical trade contractors; skill; automation
AbstractThe need to replace men with machines and other equipment in support of an increasing standard of living means that more and more routine operational, supervisory and control tasks must be automated. The work of the mechanical contractor which once required much manufacturing on-site will shift to assembly and installation and will require a corresponding shift in the skills employed.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number13359
NPARC number20375944
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Record created2012-07-23
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