Salary LevelAbove Average
|Job Zone Four: Considerable Preparation Needed
|A considerable amount of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
|Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
|Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
|Many of these occupations involve coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, database administrators, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and special agents.
|(7.0 to 8.0)
- Majority (44.61) percent of respondents had : Master's Degree
- Some (27.14) percent of respondents had :High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
- Some (13.9) percent of respondents had :Associate's Degree (or other 2-year degree)
Interest Code : RIC
- Realistic-Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
- Investigative-Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
- Conventional-Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
- Written Comprehension-The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
- Problem Sensitivity-The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
- Oral Comprehension-The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Oral Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
- Inductive Reasoning-The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Initiative-Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
- Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Persistence-Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
- Cooperation-Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
Top 3 Values
- Support-Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.
- Working Conditions-Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
- Achievement-Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.
- Active Listening-Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Operation Monitoring-Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
- Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Complex Problem Solving-Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Engineering and Technology-Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
- Mechanical-Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
- Computers and Electronics-Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
- Customer and Personal Service-Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Administration and Management-Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
- Design-Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
- Construct and maintain test facilities for aircraft parts and systems, according to specifications.
- Inspect, diagnose, maintain, and operate test setups and equipment to detect malfunctions.
- Operate and calibrate computer systems and devices to comply with test requirements and to perform data acquisition and analysis.
- Record and interpret test data on parts, assemblies, and mechanisms.
- Test aircraft systems under simulated operational conditions, performing systems readiness tests and pre- and post-operational checkouts, to establish design or fabrication parameters.
- Confer with engineering personnel regarding details and implications of test procedures and results.
- Fabricate and install parts and systems to be tested in test equipment, using hand tools, power tools, and test instruments.
- Adjust, repair or replace faulty components of test setups and equipment.
- Identify required data, data acquisition plans and test parameters, setting up equipment to conform to these specifications.
- Finish vehicle instrumentation and deinstrumentation.
- Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge-Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
- Analyzing Data or Information-Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Documenting/Recording Information-Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
- Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information-Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.
- Interacting With Computers-Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
- Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
- Telephone-Mostly you have telephone conversations in this job
- Electronic Mail-Mostly you use electronic mail in this job
- Work With Work Group or Team-Important to work with others in a group or team in this job
- Contact With Others-This job require the worker to be in contact with others (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise) in order to perform it?
- Indoors, Environmentally Controlled-Mostly this job require working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
- Freedom to Make Decisions-The job offers decision making freedom without supervision
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
- Computer aided design CAD software
- Industrial control software e.g. Computerized numerical control CNC software
- Analytical or scientific software e.g. Data acquisition software
- Enterprise application integration software e.g. Extensible markup language XML
- Inventory management software e.g. Inventory software
- Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
- Office suite software e.g. Microsoft Office
- Presentation software e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Microsoft SQL Server
- Graphics or photo imaging software e.g. Microsoft Visio
- Speed sensors e.g.Accelerometer sensors
- Adjustable wrenches
- Pneumatic drill e.g.Air drills
- Respirators e.g.Air-supplying respirators
- Punches or nail sets or drifts e.g.Aligning punches
- Squares e.g.Alignment squares
- Hex keys e.g.Allen wrenches
- Vacuum ovens e.g.Annealing ovens
- Metal cutters e.g.Aviation snips