Automation Impact

High

Salary Level
Much Above Average
Title Job Zone Three: Medium Preparation Needed
Experience Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.
Education Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
Job Training Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Examples These occupations usually involve using communication and organizational skills to coordinate, supervise, manage, or train others to accomplish goals. Examples include food service managers, electricians, agricultural technicians, legal secretaries, interviewers, and insurance sales agents.
SVP Range (6.0 to 7.0)
  • Majority (36.92) percent of respondents had : Associate's Degree (or other 2-year degree)
  • Some (30.54) percent of respondents had :High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
  • Some (18.31) 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.
  • Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Inductive Reasoning-The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • 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).
  • Perceptual Speed-The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.
  • 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.
  • Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • 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.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility-Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
  • Analytical Thinking-Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Monitoring-Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • 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.
  • Mechanical-Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Physics-Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Follow nuclear equipment operational policies and procedures that ensure environmental safety.
  • Conduct surveillance testing to determine safety of nuclear equipment.
  • Monitor nuclear reactor equipment performance to identify operational inefficiencies, hazards, or needs for maintenance or repair.
  • Test plant equipment to ensure it is operating properly.
  • Apply safety tags to equipment needing maintenance.
  • Follow policies and procedures for radiation workers to ensure personnel safety.
  • Monitor instruments, gauges, or recording devices under direction of nuclear experimenters.
  • Modify, devise, or maintain nuclear equipment used in operations.
  • Perform testing, maintenance, repair, or upgrading of accelerator systems.
  • Adjust controls of equipment to control particle beam movement, pulse rates, energy or intensity, or radiation, according to specifications.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings-Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material-Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • Documenting/Recording Information-Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events-Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates-Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • 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?
  • 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
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
  • Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable-Mostly this job require working exposed to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable
  • Work With Work Group or Team-Important to work with others in a group or team in this job
  • Consequence of Error-Results are serious usually be if the worker made a mistake that was not readily correctable
  • 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?
  • Data base user interface and query software e.g. Data entry software
  • Operating system software e.g. Linux
  • Data base user interface and query software e.g. Microsoft Access
  • Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
  • Office suite software e.g. Microsoft Office
  • Operating system software e.g. Microsoft operating system
  • Presentation software e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Operating system software e.g. Microsoft Windows
  • Word processing software e.g. Microsoft Word
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Air compressors
  • Respirators e.g.Air purifying respirators
  • Respirators e.g.Airline respirators
  • Gamma counters e.g.Area gamma monitors
  • Respirators e.g.Atmosphere supplying respirators
  • Water purification equipment e.g.Condensate demineralizers
  • Radiation detectors e.g.Contamination probes
  • Nuclear reactor control rod systems e.g.Control rod drives
  • Cryostats
  • Radiation detectors e.g.Digital ratemeters