Salary LevelAbove 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 (64.6) percent of respondents had : High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
- Some (13.89) percent of respondents had :Associate's Degree (or other 2-year degree)
- Some (11.06) percent of respondents had :Some College Courses
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Multilimb Coordination-The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
- Near Vision-The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
- Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Stress Tolerance-Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- 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.
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.
- 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.
- Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- 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.
- Production and Processing-Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
- Mechanical-Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
- 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.
- 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.
- Chemistry-Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Monitor meters and pressure gauges to determine consumption rate variations, temperatures, and pressures.
- Respond to problems by adjusting control room equipment or instructing other personnel to adjust equipment at problem locations or in other control areas.
- Record instrument readings and operational changes in operating logs.
- Adjust valves and equipment to obtain specified performance.
- Move controls and turn valves to start compressor engines, pumps, and auxiliary equipment.
- Operate power-driven pumps that transfer liquids, semi-liquids, gases, or powdered materials.
- Submit daily reports on facility operations.
- Take samples of gases and conduct chemical tests to determine gas quality and sulfur or moisture content, or send samples to laboratories for analysis.
- Read gas meters, and maintain records of the amounts of gas received and dispensed from holders.
- Turn knobs or switches to regulate pressures.
- Documenting/Recording Information-Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
- Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment-Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles.
- 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.
- Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events-Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
- 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
- Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable-Mostly this job require working exposed to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable
- Indoors, Not Environmentally Controlled-Mostly this job require working indoors in non-controlled environmental conditions (e.g., warehouse without heat)
- Exposed to Hazardous Conditions-Mostly this job require exposure to hazardous conditions
- Structured versus Unstructured Work-Job is structured for the worker, rather than allowing the worker to determine tasks, priorities, and goals
- 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
- Facilities management software e.g. Computerized maintenance management system CMMS
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Data entry software
- Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
- Office suite software e.g. Microsoft Office
- Electronic mail software e.g. Microsoft Outlook
- Word processing software e.g. Microsoft Word
- Pipe wrenches e.g.Adjustable pipe wrenches
- Power drills e.g.Cordless drills
- Gas compressors e.g.Electrically powered compressors
- Gas compressors e.g.Gas engine driven compressors
- Pressure indicators e.g.Gas pressure gauges
- Grease guns e.g.Grease dispensing guns
- Electric boilers e.g.Heating boilers
- Gas compressors e.g.Internal combustion engine driven compressors
- Hammers e.g.Multipurpose hammers
- Personal computers