|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 (33.51) percent of respondents had : High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
- Some (29.7) 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 (20.08) 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.
- 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.
- Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
- 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.
- Inductive Reasoning-The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
- Visualization-The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Initiative-Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
- Self Control-Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
- Adaptability/Flexibility-Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
- Cooperation-Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
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.
- 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.
- Repairing-Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
- Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Troubleshooting-Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
- Quality Control Analysis-Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
- Equipment Maintenance-Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
- Complex Problem Solving-Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Telecommunications-Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
- Computers and Electronics-Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
- 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.
- Mechanical-Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
- 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.
- 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.
- Examine malfunctioning radio equipment to locate defects such as loose connections, broken wires, or burned-out components, using schematic diagrams and test equipment.
- Repair circuits, wiring, and soldering, using soldering irons and hand tools to install parts and adjust connections.
- Install, adjust, and repair stationary and mobile radio transmitting and receiving equipment and two-way radio communication systems.
- Test equipment functions such as signal strength and quality, transmission capacity, interference, and signal delay, using equipment such as oscilloscopes, circuit analyzers, frequency meters, and wattmeters.
- Calibrate and align components, using scales, gauges, and other measuring instruments.
- Mount equipment on transmission towers and in vehicles such as ships or ambulances.
- Turn setscrews to adjust receivers for maximum sensitivity and transmitters for maximum output.
- Test emergency transmitters to ensure their readiness for immediate use.
- Remove and replace defective components and parts such as conductors, resistors, semiconductors, and integrated circuits, using soldering irons, wire cutters, and hand tools.
- Insert plugs into receptacles and bolt or screw leads to terminals to connect equipment to power sources, using hand tools.
- Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment-Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
- Interacting With Computers-Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
- Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates-Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
- Documenting/Recording Information-Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
- 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?
- 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
- Electronic Mail-Mostly you use electronic mail in this job
- 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?
- Deal With External Customers-Important to work with external customers or the public in this job
- Letters and Memos-Mostly the job require written letters and memos
- Facilities management software e.g. Computerized maintenance management system CMMS
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Data entry software
- Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
- Electronic mail software e.g. Microsoft Outlook
- Word processing software e.g. Microsoft Word
- Adjustable wrenches e.g.Adjustable hand wrenches
- Ohmmeters e.g.Analog ohmmeters
- Ammeters e.g.Bench ammeters
- Bench scales
- Voltage or current meters e.g.Bench voltmeters
- Screwdrivers e.g.Cabinet-tip screwdrivers
- Ammeters e.g.Clamp ammeters
- Voltage or current meters e.g.Clamp voltmeters
- Screwdrivers e.g.Conduit-fitting and reaming screwdrivers
- Soldering iron e.g.Cordless soldering irons