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 (82.3) percent of respondents had : High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
  • Some (17.7) percent of respondents had :Less than a High School Diploma
  • Some (0) 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 : 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Information Ordering-The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • 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.
  • Cooperation-Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Time Management-Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • 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.
  • Education and Training-Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Mechanical-Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • 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.
  • Design-Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Read work orders or blueprints to determine specified tolerances and sequences of operations for machine setup.
  • Position and move metal wires or workpieces through a series of dies that compress and shape stock to form die impressions.
  • Measure and inspect machined parts to ensure conformance to product specifications.
  • Set up, operate, or tend presses and forging machines to perform hot or cold forging by flattening, straightening, bending, cutting, piercing, or other operations to taper, shape, or form metal.
  • Turn handles or knobs to set pressures and depths of ram strokes and to synchronize machine operations.
  • Install, adjust, and remove dies, synchronizing cams, forging hammers, and stop guides, using overhead cranes or other hoisting devices, and hand tools.
  • Start machines to produce sample workpieces, and observe operations to detect machine malfunctions and to verify that machine setups conform to specifications.
  • Confer with other workers about machine setups and operational specifications.
  • Trim and compress finished forgings to specified tolerances.
  • Remove dies from machines when production runs are finished.
  • 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.
  • Handling and Moving Objects-Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates-Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events-Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
  • 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.
  • Indoors, Not Environmentally Controlled-Mostly this job require working indoors in non-controlled environmental conditions (e.g., warehouse without heat)
  • 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
  • Spend Time Standing-Mostly this job requires standing
  • Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable-Mostly this job require working exposed to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable
  • Pace Determined by Speed of Equipment-The pace is determined by the speed of equipment or machinery (This does not refer to keeping busy at all times on this job.)
  • 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
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
  • Data base user interface and query software e.g. Data entry software
  • Electronic mail software e.g. Email software
  • Inventory management software e.g. Inventory tracking software
  • Industrial control software e.g. Machine control software
  • Belt conveyors e.g.Automatic conveyors
  • Roll forging machines e.g.Automatic roll forging machines
  • Metal cutters e.g.Band cutters
  • Torque wrenches e.g.Beam type torque wrenches
  • Bench grinder e.g.Bench grinders
  • Protractors e.g.Bevel protractors
  • Metal shearing machine e.g.Blanking presses
  • Micrometers e.g.Digital micrometers
  • Power grinders e.g.Disc grinders
  • Drill press or radial drill e.g.Drill presses
Job Family
Industries
Manufacturing (95%)
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