Automation Impact

High

Salary Level
Above 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 (62.5) percent of respondents had : High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
  • Some (20.83) 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 (8.33) 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.
  • 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.
  • Manual Dexterity-The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Self Control-Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Stress Tolerance-Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility-Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.

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.
  • 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.
  • Monitoring-Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Judgment and Decision Making-Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Operation Monitoring-Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Operation and Control-Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
  • Public Safety and Security-Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Law and Government-Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
  • Mathematics-Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Examine blast areas to determine amounts and kinds of explosive charges needed and to ensure that safety laws are observed.
  • Tie specified lengths of delaying fuses into patterns in order to time sequences of explosions.
  • Place safety cones around blast areas to alert other workers of danger zones, and signal workers as necessary to ensure that they clear blast sites prior to explosions.
  • Place explosive charges in holes or other spots; then detonate explosives to demolish structures or to loosen, remove, or displace earth, rock, or other materials.
  • Insert, pack, and pour explosives, such as dynamite, ammonium nitrate, black powder, or slurries into blast holes; then shovel drill cuttings, admit water into boreholes, and tamp material to compact charges.
  • Mark patterns, locations, and depths of charge holes for drilling, and issue drilling instructions.
  • Compile and keep gun and explosives records in compliance with local and federal laws.
  • Measure depths of drilled blast holes, using weighted tape measures.
  • Connect electrical wire to primers, and cover charges or fill blast holes with clay, drill chips, sand, or other material.
  • Lay primacord between rows of charged blast holes, and tie cord into main lines to form blast patterns.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • 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.
  • Documenting/Recording Information-Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
  • Performing General Physical Activities-Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material-Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • 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
  • Outdoors, Exposed to Weather-Mostly this job require working outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions
  • Exposed to Hazardous Conditions-Mostly this job require exposure to hazardous conditions
  • Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
  • Responsible for Others' Health and Safety-Responsibility is there for the health and safety of others in this job
  • Telephone-Mostly you have telephone conversations in 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
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
  • Computer aided design CAD software e.g. Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Analytical or scientific software e.g. Blaster's Tool and Supply Company Blaster's Calculator
  • Map creation software e.g. ESRI ArcGIS software
  • Mobile location based services software e.g. Global Positioning System GPS software
  • Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
  • Office suite software e.g. Microsoft Office
  • Presentation software e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Word processing software e.g. Microsoft Word
  • Ammonium nitrate and fuel oil ANFO loading machinery e.g.Ammonium nitrate fuel oil ANFO loaders
  • Compressed air gun e.g.Avalaunchers
  • Mechanical balances e.g.Balance scales
  • Blaster tools e.g.Blast hole tubing
  • Core drills e.g.Blasthole drills
  • Wire lug crimping tool e.g.Blasting cap crimpers
  • Detonator box e.g.Blasting machines
  • Remote reading thermometers e.g.Bore hole thermometers
  • Clinometers
  • Protective gloves e.g.Coated gloves
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Pathway

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