Salary LevelBelow 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 (89.53) percent of respondents had : High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
- Some (5.71) percent of respondents had :Less than a High School Diploma
- Some (4.4) 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)
Interest Code : RC
- 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.
- Extent Flexibility-The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
- 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.
- 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.
- Oral Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- 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.
- Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Cooperation-Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
- 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.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Achievement/Effort-Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Monitoring-Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
- Social Perceptiveness-Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
- Coordination-Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
- Building and Construction-Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
- 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.
- Mathematics-Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
- 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.
- Design-Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
- Sweep, scrape, sand, or chip dirt and irregularities to clean base surfaces, correcting imperfections that may show through the covering.
- Cut flooring material to fit around obstructions.
- Inspect surface to be covered to ensure that it is firm and dry.
- Trim excess covering materials, tack edges, and join sections of covering material to form tight joint.
- Form a smooth foundation by stapling plywood or Masonite over the floor or by brushing waterproof compound onto surface and filling cracks with plaster, putty, or grout to seal pores.
- Measure and mark guidelines on surfaces or foundations, using chalk lines and dividers.
- Cut covering and foundation materials, according to blueprints and sketches.
- Roll and press sheet wall and floor covering into cement base to smooth and finish surface, using hand roller.
- Apply adhesive cement to floor or wall material to join and adhere foundation material.
- Determine traffic areas and decide location of seams.
- Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates-Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
- Scheduling Work and Activities-Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.
- Processing Information-Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
- 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.
- Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams 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
- 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?
- 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
- Exposed to Contaminants-Mostly this job require working exposed to contaminants (such as pollutants, gases, dust or odors)
- Spend Time Kneeling, Crouching, Stooping, or Crawling-Mostly this job requires kneeling, crouching, stooping or crawling
- Structured versus Unstructured Work-Job is structured for the worker, rather than allowing the worker to determine tasks, priorities, and goals
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Aya Associates Comp-U-Floor
- Project management software e.g. CPR Software FloorCOST Estimator for Excel
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Flooring Technologies Qfloors
- Project management software e.g. Measure Square FloorEstimate Pro
- Office suite software e.g. Microsoft Office
- Project management software e.g. On Center On-Screen Takeoff
- Computer aided design CAD software e.g. Project visualization software
- Inventory management software e.g. Radio frequency identification RFID software
- Project management software e.g. Saltire Software FloorRight
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Textile Management Systems RollMaster
- Spatulas e.g.Adhesive spreaders
- Glue guns e.g.Adhesive syringes
- Wedges e.g.Adjustable wedges
- Sliders e.g.Appliance sliders
- Plasma arc welding machine e.g.Automatic plasma arc welding machines
- Metal cutters e.g.Aviation snips
- Scribers e.g.Bar scribers
- Pry bars e.g.Base molding lifters
- Razor knives e.g.Broad knives
- Levels e.g.Bubble levels