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 (68.35) percent of respondents had : High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
  • Some (19.58) 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 (9.43) percent of respondents had :Associate's Degree (or other 2-year degree)

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.
  • Control Precision-The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Reaction Time-The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
  • Near Vision-The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Initiative-Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Stress Tolerance-Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
  • Concern for Others-Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Monitoring-Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Quality Control Analysis-Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • 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.
  • Mathematics-Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Mechanical-Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • 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.
  • Production and Processing-Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Computers and Electronics-Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Adjust machine controls and change tool settings to keep dimensions within specified tolerances.
  • Replace worn tools, and sharpen dull cutting tools and dies, using bench grinders or cutter-grinding machines.
  • Inspect sample workpieces to verify conformance with specifications, using instruments such as gauges, micrometers, and dial indicators.
  • Start lathe or turning machines and observe operations to ensure that specifications are met.
  • Position, secure, and align cutting tools in toolholders on machines, using hand tools, and verify their positions with measuring instruments.
  • Crank machines through cycles, stopping to adjust tool positions and machine controls to ensure specified timing, clearances, and tolerances.
  • Study blueprints, layouts or charts, and job orders for information on specifications and tooling instructions, and to determine material requirements and operational sequences.
  • Select cutting tools and tooling instructions, according to written specifications or knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics.
  • Move controls to set cutting speeds and depths and feed rates, and to position tools in relation to workpieces.
  • Refill, change, and monitor the level of fluids, such as oil and coolant, in machines.
  • Controlling Machines and Processes-Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material-Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • 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.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings-Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
  • Handling and Moving Objects-Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
  • 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 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
  • Spend Time Standing-Mostly this job requires standing
  • Exposed to Hazardous Equipment-Mostly this job require exposure to hazardous equipment
  • Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
  • Time Pressure-This job require the worker to meet strict deadlines
  • Exposed to Contaminants-Mostly this job require working exposed to contaminants (such as pollutants, gases, dust or odors)
  • Industrial control software e.g. Autodesk HSMWorks
  • Object or component oriented development software e.g. G-code
  • Inventory management software e.g. Inventory tracking software
  • Object or component oriented development software e.g. M-code
  • Gage block set e.g.1-2-3 blocks
  • Allen wrench e.g.Allen wrench sets
  • Tool holders e.g.Automatic tool changers
  • Turret lathe e.g.Automatic turret lathes
  • Ball peen hammer e.g.Ball peen hammers
  • Conveyor feeders e.g.Bar feeders
  • Bench grinder e.g.Bench grinders
  • Protractors e.g.Bevel protractors
  • Hole gauge e.g.Bore gauges
  • Boring tool e.g.Boring heads
Job Family
Industries
Manufacturing (98%)
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