intermittent work

intermittent work

[¦in·tər¦mit·ənt ′wərk]
(industrial engineering)
A type of task requiring moderate to highly demanding physical effort that is interrupted by short periods of rest or light work lasting a few seconds to a few minutes.
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112) Much coal-mining was far from "industrial," and why would intermittent work make textile mills less industrial?
One of them is Stephen Tripp, 40, who's starting a job this month in the Minneapolis area as a cook at Aramark, a corporate food-services provider, after years of intermittent work at country clubs and restaurants.
The Payroll to Population metric gauges the prevalence of formal full-time employment in a country, as opposed to part-time or intermittent work or subsistence-level self-employment.
CHAOS, or Create Havoc Around Our System, is AFA's trademarked strike strategy that can disrupt airline travel via intermittent work stoppages, without notice.
Women must address unique challenges when planning for retirement such as longer life spans than men, and more intermittent work histories (women are more likely to interrupt their employment to act as family caregiver).
Developed to create more force per size/weight, it's suitable for continuous duty or Intermittent work.
Hayden Llewellyn, deputy chief executive of the GTCW, said: "While there has been a little fluctuation over the years, there is now a very clear trend towards newly-qualified teachers failing to get substantive jobs and having to register with agencies in order to get temporary and intermittent work as supply teachers at various different schools.
Hayden Llewellyn, the GTCW's deputy chief executive, said: "While there has been a little fluctuation over the years, there is now a very clear trend towards newlyqualified teachers failing to get substantive jobs and having to register with agencies to get temporary and intermittent work as supply teachers at various different schools.
E]) during varied sequences of walking with and without load and intermittent work.
The unavailability of some connection in SHPP, conceived for a module of intermittent work, makes the most probable transition in state "W" to be from state "O" by attaining the minimum level (unavailability water in compensating basin).
Motorists should expect intermittent work on the shoulders during the next few weeks as the contractor completes miscellaneous work.
In competition where maximal intermittent work bouts are called for, it appears desirable to recover at a slow jog between 20 to 30% VO2max for optimal performance in subsequent intervals.