Automation Impact

High

Salary Level
Below Average
TitleJob Zone Two: Some Preparation Needed
ExperienceSome previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.
EducationThese occupations usually require a high school diploma.
Job TrainingEmployees 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.
ExamplesThese 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 (56.66) percent of respondents had : High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
  • Some (27.92) percent of respondents had :Less than a High School Diploma
  • Some (12.4) 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.
  • Trunk Strength-The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
  • 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.
  • Written Comprehension-The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • 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.
  • Static Strength-The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
  • Near Vision-The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • 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.
  • Self Control-Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • 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.

Top 3 Values

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Complex Problem Solving-Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Mathematics-Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • 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.
  • Pour, pack, spread, or press plaster, concrete, liquid plastic, or other materials into or around models or molds.
  • Read work orders or examine parts to determine parts or sections of products to be produced.
  • Engrave or stamp identifying symbols, letters, or numbers on products.
  • Brush or spray mold surfaces with parting agents or insert paper into molds to ensure smoothness and prevent sticking or seepage.
  • Assemble, insert, and adjust wires, tubes, cores, fittings, rods, or patterns into molds, using hand tools and depth gauges.
  • Clean, finish, and lubricate molds and mold parts.
  • Separate models or patterns from molds and examine products for accuracy.
  • Set the proper operating temperature for each casting.
  • Load or stack filled molds in ovens, dryers, or curing boxes, or on storage racks or carts.
  • Align and assemble parts to produce completed products, using gauges and hand tools.
  • Handling and Moving Objects-Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
  • 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.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates-Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material-Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Exposed to Contaminants-Mostly this job require working exposed to contaminants (such as pollutants, gases, dust or odors)
  • Spend Time Standing-Mostly this job requires standing
  • 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
  • Spend Time Making Repetitive Motions-Mostly this job require making repetitive motions
  • Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
  • Very Hot or Cold Temperatures-Mostly this job require working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32 F degrees) temperatures
  • Time Pressure-This job require the worker to meet strict deadlines
  • Computer aided design CAD software
  • Computer aided manufacturing CAM software
  • Inventory management software e.g. Inventory control software
  • Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
  • Word processing software e.g. Microsoft Word
  • Time accounting software e.g. Timekeeping software
  • Adjustable wrenches e.g.Adjustable hand wrenches
  • Metal band sawing machine e.g.Band saws
  • Belt conveyors
  • C clamps
  • Casting machines e.g.Centrifugal casting machines
  • Cleaning scrapers
  • Squares e.g.Combination squares
  • Die casting machine e.g.Compressing machines
  • Mainframe console or dumb terminals e.g.Computer terminals
  • Casting machines e.g.Continuous casting machines
Job Family
Industries
Manufacturing (65%)
Self-Employed (26%)
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