Bright Outlook

Yes

Automation Impact

Low

Salary Level
Much Above Average
Future Career

Yes

Title Job Zone Four: Considerable Preparation Needed
Experience 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.
Education Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Job Training Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
Examples 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.
SVP Range (7.0 to 8.0)
  • Majority (90.5) percent of respondents had : Bachelor's Degree
  • Some (6.62) percent of respondents had :Master's Degree
  • Some (2.89) 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 : IRC

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Written Comprehension-The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Comprehension-The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • 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.
  • Inductive Reasoning-The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • Analytical Thinking-Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Cooperation-Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Achievement/Effort-Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
  • Initiative-Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.

Top 3 Values

  • 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.
  • Independence-Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Writing-Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Complex Problem Solving-Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • 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.
  • Mathematics-Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • 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.
  • Computers and Electronics-Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • 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.
  • Economics and Accounting-Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Assess costs and estimate the production capabilities and economic value of oil and gas wells, to evaluate the economic viability of potential drilling sites.
  • Develop plans for oil and gas field drilling, and for product recovery and treatment.
  • Direct and monitor the completion and evaluation of wells, well testing, or well surveys.
  • Analyze data to recommend placement of wells and supplementary processes to enhance production.
  • Monitor production rates, and plan rework processes to improve production.
  • Interpret drilling and testing information for personnel.
  • Specify and supervise well modification and stimulation programs to maximize oil and gas recovery.
  • Assist engineering and other personnel to solve operating problems.
  • Confer with scientific, engineering, and technical personnel to resolve design, research, and testing problems.
  • Coordinate the installation, maintenance, and operation of mining and oil field equipment.
  • Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Interacting With Computers-Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Analyzing Data or Information-Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates-Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings-Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
  • Electronic Mail-Mostly you use electronic mail in this job
  • 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
  • Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
  • Indoors, Environmentally Controlled-Mostly this job require working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
  • Freedom to Make Decisions-The job offers decision making freedom without supervision
  • Spend Time Sitting-Mostly this job requires sitting
  • Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results-The decisions an employee makes impact the results of co-workers, clients or the company
  • Computer aided design CAD software e.g. Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Analytical or scientific software e.g. Computer Modelling Group CMG STARS
  • Financial analysis software e.g. DFA Capital Management GEMS
  • Analytical or scientific software e.g. eProduction Solutions PanSystem
  • Financial analysis software e.g. GeoGraphix ARIES Portfolio
  • Electronic mail software e.g. IBM Notes
  • Analytical or scientific software e.g. IHS PETRA
  • Financial analysis software e.g. IHS QUE$TOR
  • Data base user interface and query software e.g. Landmark Graphics TOW/cs
  • Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
  • Scanners e.g.Computer scanners
  • Desktop computers
  • Notebook computers e.g.Laptop computers
  • Personal computers
  • Personal digital assistant PDAs or organizers e.g.Personal digital assistants PDA
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