Bright Outlook

Yes

Automation Impact

High

Salary Level
Below 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 (48.05) percent of respondents had : High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
  • Some (27.27) percent of respondents had :Some College Courses
  • Some (12.46) 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Near Vision-The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Control Precision-The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • Visualization-The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
  • Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • 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.
  • Achievement/Effort-Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Equipment Maintenance-Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Repairing-Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
  • Troubleshooting-Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • 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.
  • Equipment Selection-Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Mechanical-Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Transportation-Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
  • Record repairs made, time spent, and parts used.
  • Test and inspect engines to determine malfunctions, to locate missing and broken parts, and to verify repairs, using diagnostic instruments.
  • Dismantle engines, using hand tools, and examine parts for defects.
  • Repair and maintain gasoline engines used to power equipment such as portable saws, lawn mowers, generators, and compressors.
  • Adjust points, valves, carburetors, distributors, and spark plug gaps, using feeler gauges.
  • Repair or replace defective parts such as magnetos, water pumps, gears, pistons, and carburetors, using hand tools.
  • Perform routine maintenance such as cleaning and oiling parts, honing cylinders, and tuning ignition systems.
  • Reassemble engines after repair or maintenance work is complete.
  • Replace motors.
  • Obtain problem descriptions from customers, and prepare cost estimates for repairs.
  • 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.
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge-Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material-Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events-Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
  • Handling and Moving Objects-Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
  • 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
  • Exposed to Contaminants-Mostly this job require working exposed to contaminants (such as pollutants, gases, dust or odors)
  • Telephone-Mostly you have telephone conversations in this job
  • Structured versus Unstructured Work-Job is structured for the worker, rather than allowing the worker to determine tasks, priorities, and goals
  • 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
  • Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
  • Exposed to Hazardous Equipment-Mostly this job require exposure to hazardous equipment
  • Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable-Mostly this job require working exposed to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable
  • Data base user interface and query software e.g. Ideal Computer Systems Ideal OPE
  • Analytical or scientific software e.g. Land & Sea DYNO-MAX
  • Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
  • Office suite software e.g. Microsoft Office
  • Data base user interface and query software e.g. RepairTRAX
  • Point of sale POS software e.g. Sale processing software
  • Data base user interface and query software e.g. Smart Equipment Repair
  • Analytical or scientific software e.g. VersaDyne small engine test system
  • Internet browser software e.g. Web browser software
  • Spark plug tester e.g.Adjustable gap spark testers
  • Allen wrench e.g.Allen wrench sets
  • Center punch e.g.Automatic center punches
  • Ball peen hammer e.g.Ball peen hammers
  • Wire brushes e.g.Battery terminal cleaners
  • Specialty wrenches e.g.Bearing drivers
  • Specialty wrenches e.g.Breaker bars
  • Bearing fitting tool kits e.g.Cam bearing plug gauges
  • Wrench accessories and supplies e.g.Camshaft bearing drivers
  • Pullers e.g.Camshaft bearing pullers
Industries
Retail Trade (40%)
Self-Employed (20%)
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