Automation Impact

High

Salary Level
Average
Title Job Zone Two: Some Preparation Needed
Experience Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.
Education These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
Job Training Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Examples These occupations often involve using your knowledge and skills to help others. Examples include sheet metal workers, forest fire fighters, customer service representatives, physical therapist aides, salespersons (retail), and tellers.
SVP Range (4.0 to 6.0)
  • Majority (44.8) percent of respondents had : High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
  • Some (32.61) 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 (12.38) percent of respondents had :Some College Courses

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.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness-The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • Control Precision-The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • Near Vision-The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Cooperation-Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Self Control-Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Independence-Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.

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.
  • Relationships-Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.
  • 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.
  • Operation Monitoring-Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Monitoring-Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Operation and Control-Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
  • 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.
  • Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Mechanical-Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Mathematics-Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Production and Processing-Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Design-Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • 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.
  • English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Verify conformance of machined work to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as calipers, micrometers, or fixed or telescoping gauges.
  • Study machining instructions, job orders, or blueprints to determine dimensional or finish specifications, sequences of operations, setups, or tooling requirements.
  • Change worn cutting tools, using wrenches.
  • Select and set cutting speeds, feed rates, depths of cuts, and cutting tools, according to machining instructions or knowledge of metal properties.
  • Install tools in spindles.
  • Move machine controls to lower tools to workpieces and to engage automatic feeds.
  • Establish zero reference points on workpieces, such as at the intersections of two edges or over hole locations.
  • Position and secure workpieces on tables, using bolts, jigs, clamps, shims, or other holding devices.
  • Observe drilling or boring machine operations to detect any problems.
  • Lift workpieces onto work tables either manually or with hoists or direct crane operators to lift and position workpieces.
  • Controlling Machines and Processes-Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
  • Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates-Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Interacting With Computers-Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge-Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events-Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
  • Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets-Requires wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
  • Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls-Mostly this job requires using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
  • Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable-Mostly this job require working exposed to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable
  • Spend Time Standing-Mostly this job requires standing
  • Exposed to Contaminants-Mostly this job require working exposed to contaminants (such as pollutants, gases, dust or odors)
  • Freedom to Make Decisions-The job offers decision making freedom without supervision
  • Inventory management software e.g. Automated inventory software
  • Industrial control software e.g. Computerized numerical control CNC software
  • Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
  • Office suite software e.g. Microsoft Office
  • Word processing software e.g. Microsoft Word
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software e.g. SAP
  • Adjustable wrenches e.g.Adjustable hand wrenches
  • Positioning jig e.g.Adjustable jigs
  • Ball peen hammer e.g.Ball peen hammers
  • Power grinders e.g.Bench grinders
  • Boring machines e.g.Boring tools
  • Mainframe console or dumb terminals e.g.Computer terminals
  • Boring machines e.g.Computerized numerical control CNC boring machines
  • Drill press or radial drill e.g.Computerized numerical control CNC drill presses
  • Deburring tool e.g.Deburring tools
  • Calipers e.g.Dial calipers
Job Family
Industries
Manufacturing (97%)
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