|Job Zone Four: Considerable Preparation Needed
|A considerable amount of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
|Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
|Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
|Many of these occupations involve coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, database administrators, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and special agents.
|(7.0 to 8.0)
- Majority (85.71) percent of respondents had : Bachelor's Degree
- Some (9.52) percent of respondents had :Associate's Degree (or other 2-year degree)
- Some (4.76) percent of respondents had :Post-Baccalaureate Certificate - awarded for completion of an organized program of study; designed for people who have completed a Baccalaureate degree, but do not meet the requirements of academic degrees carrying the title of Master
Interest Code : AE
- Artistic-Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
- Enterprising-Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
- Originality-The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.
- 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.
- Fluency of Ideas-The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
- Visualization-The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Innovation-Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
- 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.
- Initiative-Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
- Cooperation-Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
Top 3 Values
- 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.
- Independence-Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Social Perceptiveness-Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
- Service Orientation-Actively looking for ways to help people.
- Design-Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
- 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.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- 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.
- Fine Arts-Knowledge of the theory and techniques required to compose, produce, and perform works of music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture.
- Design plans to be safe and to be compliant with the American Disabilities Act (ADA).
- Coordinate with other professionals, such as contractors, architects, engineers, and plumbers, to ensure job success.
- Inspect construction work on site to ensure its adherence to the design plans.
- Use computer-aided drafting (CAD) and related software to produce construction documents.
- Advise client on interior design factors such as space planning, layout and use of furnishings or equipment, and color coordination.
- Confer with client to determine factors affecting planning interior environments, such as budget, architectural preferences, and purpose and function.
- Estimate material requirements and costs, and present design to client for approval.
- Review and detail shop drawings for construction plans.
- Formulate environmental plan to be practical, esthetic, and conducive to intended purposes, such as raising productivity or selling merchandise.
- Design spaces to be environmentally friendly, using sustainable, recycled materials when feasible.
- Thinking Creatively-Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
- Interacting With Computers-Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Drafting, Laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts, and Equipment-Providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to tell others about how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used.
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
- Communicating with Persons Outside Organization-Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
- Telephone-Mostly you have telephone conversations in this job
- Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
- Electronic Mail-Mostly you use electronic mail in this job
- Work With Work Group or Team-Important to work with others in a group or team in this job
- 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?
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
- Letters and Memos-Mostly the job require written letters and memos
- Freedom to Make Decisions-The job offers decision making freedom without supervision
- Computer aided design CAD software e.g. 20-20 Technologies 20-20 Design
- Document management software e.g. Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
- Graphics or photo imaging software e.g. Adobe Systems Adobe Creative Cloud
- Desktop publishing software e.g. Adobe Systems Adobe InDesign
- Graphics or photo imaging software e.g. Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
- Video creation and editing software e.g. Autodesk 3ds Max
- Computer aided design CAD software e.g. Autodesk Architectural Desktop
- Electronic mail software e.g. Email software
- Computer aided design CAD software e.g. Graphisoft ArchiCAD
- Electronic mail software e.g. IBM Notes
- Scales e.g.Architects' scales
- Graphics or video accelerator cards e.g.Computer aided design CAD multi-unit display graphics cards
- Desktop computers
- Digital camcorders or video cameras e.g.Digital camcorders
- Digital cameras
- Tape measures e.g.Digital tape measures
- Scales e.g.Drafting scales
- Triangles e.g.Drafting triangles
- Scales e.g.Electronic scales
- Tablet computers e.g.Graphics tablets