Salary LevelAbove Average
|Title||Job Zone Three: Medium Preparation Needed|
|Experience||Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.|
|Education||Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.|
|Job Training||Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.|
|Examples||These occupations usually involve using communication and organizational skills to coordinate, supervise, manage, or train others to accomplish goals. Examples include food service managers, electricians, agricultural technicians, legal secretaries, interviewers, and insurance sales agents.|
|SVP Range||(6.0 to 7.0)|
- Majority (61.38) percent of respondents had : Post-Secondary Certificate - awarded for training completed after high school (for example, in Personnel Services, Engineering-related Technologies, Vocational Home Economics, Construction Trades, Mechanics and Repairers, Precision Production Trades)
- Some (19.49) percent of respondents had :High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
- Some (17.57) percent of respondents had :Associate's Degree (or other 2-year degree)
Interest Code : RCI
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Written Comprehension-The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
- 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).
- Oral Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Self Control-Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
- Initiative-Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
- Analytical Thinking-Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
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.
- Independence-Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
- 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.
- Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Quality Control Analysis-Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
- 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.
- 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.
- Mechanical-Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
- Production and Processing-Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- 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.
- Law and Government-Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
- Transportation-Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
- Approve or deny issuance of certificates of airworthiness.
- Conduct flight test programs to test equipment, instruments, and systems under a variety of conditions, using both manual and automatic controls.
- Inspect work of aircraft mechanics performing maintenance, modification, or repair and overhaul of aircraft and aircraft mechanical systems to ensure adherence to standards and procedures.
- Examine aircraft access plates and doors for security.
- Investigate air accidents and complaints to determine causes.
- Observe flight activities of pilots to assess flying skills and to ensure conformance to flight and safety regulations.
- Start aircraft and observe gauges, meters, and other instruments to detect evidence of malfunctions.
- Examine landing gear, tires, and exteriors of fuselage, wings, and engines for evidence of damage or corrosion and the need for repairs.
- Examine maintenance records and flight logs to determine if service and maintenance checks and overhauls were performed at prescribed intervals.
- Inspect new, repaired, or modified aircraft to identify damage or defects and to assess airworthiness and conformance to standards, using checklists, hand tools, and test instruments.
- Documenting/Recording Information-Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
- Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards-Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge-Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
- Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material-Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
- Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People-Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
- Electronic Mail-Mostly you use electronic mail in this job
- Frequency of Decision Making-The worker is required to make decisions that affect other people, the financial resources, and/or the image and reputation of the organization
- Time Pressure-This job require the worker to meet strict deadlines
- 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
- Freedom to Make Decisions-The job offers decision making freedom without supervision
- Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results-The decisions an employee makes impact the results of co-workers, clients or the company
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Aircraft regulation databases
- Computer aided design CAD software e.g. CAD/CAM software
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Data entry software
- Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
- Office suite software e.g. Microsoft Office
- Word processing software e.g. Microsoft Word
- Industrial control software e.g. Robotic workstation software
- Integrated maintenance information systems e.g.Aircraft Technical Publishers ATP Maintenance Planner
- Feeler gauges e.g.Angled feeler gauges
- Borescope inspection equipment e.g.Borescopes
- Coordinate measuring machines CMM
- Desktop computers
- Dial indicator or dial gauge e.g.Dial gauges
- Eddy current examination equipment e.g.Eddy current inspection equipment
- Eddy current examination equipment e.g.Eddy current pencil probes
- Liquid penetrant examination equipment e.g.Fluorescent penetrant testers
- Magnifiers e.g.Hand held magnifiers