|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 (41.04) percent of respondents had : Associate's Degree (or other 2-year degree)
- Some (29.67) 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 (13.42) percent of respondents had :Some College Courses
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.
- Control Precision-The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
- 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.
- Finger Dexterity-The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
- Near Vision-The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
- 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.
- Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- 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.
- Achievement/Effort-Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
- Analytical Thinking-Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
Top 3 Values
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Troubleshooting-Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
- Quality Control Analysis-Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
- Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Repairing-Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
- 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.
- 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.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Production and Processing-Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
- Mathematics-Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
- Develop, test, or program new robots.
- Test performance of electromechanical assemblies, using test instruments such as oscilloscopes, electronic voltmeters, or bridges.
- Read blueprints, schematics, diagrams, or technical orders to determine methods and sequences of assembly.
- Prepare written documentation of electromechanical test results.
- Inspect parts for surface defects.
- Install electrical or electronic parts and hardware in housings or assemblies, using soldering equipment and hand tools.
- Verify part dimensions or clearances to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
- Repair, rework, or calibrate hydraulic or pneumatic assemblies or systems to meet operational specifications or tolerances.
- Align, fit, or assemble component parts, using hand or power tools, fixtures, templates, or microscopes.
- Operate, test, or maintain robotic equipment used for green production applications, such as waste-to-energy conversion systems, minimization of material waste, or replacement of human operators in dangerous work environments.
- Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates-Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
- Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material-Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
- Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment-Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
- Documenting/Recording Information-Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
- Controlling Machines and Processes-Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
- Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings-Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
- Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
- Indoors, Environmentally Controlled-Mostly this job require working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
- Work With Work Group or Team-Important to work with others in a group or team in this job
- 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
- 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
- Freedom to Make Decisions-The job offers decision making freedom without supervision
- Exposed to Contaminants-Mostly this job require working exposed to contaminants (such as pollutants, gases, dust or odors)
- Computer aided design CAD software e.g. Autodesk AutoCAD
- Analytical or scientific software e.g. Circuit simulation software
- Computer aided design CAD software
- Facilities management software e.g. Computerized maintenance management system CMMS
- Computer aided design CAD software e.g. Dassault Systemes SolidWorks
- Industrial control software e.g. Human machine interface HMI software
- Operating system software e.g. Linux
- Enterprise resource planning ERP software e.g. Manufacturing resource planning MRP software
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Microsoft Access
- Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
- Conductivity meters e.g.Conductivity sensors
- Desktop computers
- Digital cameras
- Multimeters e.g.Digital multimeters
- Brushless motor DC e.g.Direct current DC power supplies
- Drill press or radial drill e.g.Drill presses
- Flowmeters e.g.Flow meters
- Force or torque sensors e.g.Force gauges
- Squares e.g.Framing squares
- Signal generators e.g.Function generators