|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 (48.58) 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 (41.41) percent of respondents had :High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
- Some (8.41) percent of respondents had :Some College Courses
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.
- Oral Comprehension-The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- 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.
- Oral Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Near Vision-The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
- Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
- 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).
- 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.
- Stress Tolerance-Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
- Self Control-Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
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.
- 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.
- Independence-Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
- Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Installation-Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
- 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.
- Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Complex Problem Solving-Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- 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.
- 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.
- Telecommunications-Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
- Building and Construction-Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
- 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.
- Install, maintain, or repair security systems, alarm devices, or related equipment, following blueprints of electrical layouts and building plans.
- Mount and fasten control panels, door and window contacts, sensors, or video cameras and attach electrical and telephone wiring to connect components.
- Demonstrate systems for customers and explain details, such as the causes and consequences of false alarms.
- Test and repair circuits and sensors, following wiring and system specifications.
- Feed cables through access holes, roof spaces, or cavity walls to reach fixture outlets, positioning and terminating cables, wires, or strapping.
- Examine systems to locate problems, such as loose connections or broken insulation.
- Test backup batteries, keypad programming, sirens, or other security features to ensure proper functioning or to diagnose malfunctions.
- Drill holes for wiring in wall studs, joists, ceilings, or floors.
- Inspect installation sites and study work orders, building plans, and installation manuals to determine materials requirements and installation procedures.
- Prepare documents, such as invoices or warranties.
- 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.
- Communicating with Persons Outside Organization-Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
- Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge-Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
- Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events-Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
- Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material-Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
- In an Enclosed Vehicle or Equipment-Mostly this job require working in a closed vehicle or equipment (e.g., car)
- Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams 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?
- Telephone-Mostly you have telephone conversations in this job
- 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
- Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results-The decisions an employee makes impact the results of co-workers, clients or the company
- Freedom to Make Decisions-The job offers decision making freedom without supervision
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
- Computer aided design CAD software e.g. Autodesk AutoCAD
- Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
- Platform interconnectivity software e.g. Microsoft Hyperterminal
- Office suite software e.g. Microsoft Office
- Electronic mail software e.g. Microsoft Outlook
- Word processing software e.g. Microsoft Word
- Network monitoring software e.g. Traceroute
- Adjustable widemouth pliers
- Battery testers e.g.Battery analyzers
- Stripping tools e.g.Bayonet Neill-Concelman BNC cable strippers
- Lug crimping tool dies e.g.Bayonet Neill-Concelman BNC crimpers
- Levels e.g.Bubble levels
- Soldering iron e.g.Butane soldering irons
- Locking pliers e.g.Channel lock pliers
- Claw hammer e.g.Claw hammers
- Signal generators e.g.Color bar generators
- Power drills e.g.Cordless drills