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TITLE: Airframe-and-Power-Plant Mechanics

DEFINITION: Inspect, test, repair, maintain, and service aircraft.

  • TASKS
  • KNOWLEDGE
  • SKILLS
  • ABILITIES
  • WORK ACTIVITIES
  • WORK CONTEXT
  • INTERESTS
  • WORK VALUES
  • CROSSWALKS


    TASKS:

    1. Adjusts, aligns, and calibrates aircraft systems, using hand tools, gauges, and test equipment.

    2. Examines and inspects engines or other components for cracks, breaks, or leaks.

    3. Tests engine and system operations, using testing equipment, and listens to engine sounds to detect and diagnose malfunctions.

    4. Disassembles and inspects parts for wear, warping, or other defects.

    5. Repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, functional components, and parts, such as wings and fuselage, rigging, and hydraulic units.

    6. Services and maintains aircraft systems by performing tasks, such as flushing crankcase, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes.

    7. Assembles and installs electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and structural components and accessories, using hand tools and power tools.

    8. Removes engine from aircraft or installs engine, using hoist or forklift truck.

    9. Reads and interprets aircraft maintenance manuals and specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.

    10. Modifies aircraft structures, space vehicles, systems, or components, following drawings, engineering orders and technical publications.

    KNOWLEDGE:
    Knowledge elements are ranked by importance.

    100 Mechanical
    Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repair, and maintenance

    60 Engineering and Technology
    Knowledge of equipment, tools, mechanical devices, and their uses to produce motion, light, power, technology, and other applications

    45 Design
    Knowledge of design techniques, principles, tools and instruments involved in the production and use of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models

    45 Building and Construction
    Knowledge of materials, methods, and the appropriate tools to construct objects, structures, and buildings

    40 Mathematics
    Knowledge of numbers, their operations, and interrelationships including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications

    40 Physics
    Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, and applications including air, water, material dynamics, light, atomic principles, heat, electric theory, earth formations, and meteorological and related natural phenomena

    35 Computers and Electronics
    Knowledge of electric circuit boards, processors, chips, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming

    30 Public Safety and Security
    Knowledge of weaponry, public safety, and security operations, rules, regulations, precautions, prevention, and the protection of people, data, and property

    25 English Language
    Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar

    20 Production and Processing
    Knowledge of inputs, outputs, raw materials, waste, quality control, costs, and techniques for maximizing the manufacture and distribution of goods

    15 Law, Government and Jurisprudence
    Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process

    15 Chemistry
    Knowledge of the 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

    15 Transportation
    Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including their relative costs, advantages, and limitations

    10 Telecommunications
    Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems

    5 Administration and Management
    Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution. This includes strategic planning, resource allocation, manpower modeling, leadership techniques, and production methods

    5 Medicine and Dentistry
    Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures

    5 Personnel and Human Resources
    Knowledge of policies and practices involved in personnel/human resource functions. This includes recruitment, selection, training, and promotion regulations and procedures; compensation and benefits packages; labor relations and negotiation strategies; and personnel information systems

    5 Customer and Personal Service
    Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including needs assessment techniques, quality service standards, alternative delivery systems, and customer satisfaction evaluation techniques

    5 Sales and Marketing
    Knowledge of principles and methods involved in showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategies and tactics, product demonstration and sales techniques, and sales control systems

    5 Economics and Accounting
    Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking, and the analysis and reporting of financial data

    5 Clerical
    Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing systems, filing and records management systems, stenography and transcription, forms design principles, and other office procedures and terminology

    SKILLS:
    Skills elements are ranked by importance.

    85 Testing
    Conducting tests to determine whether equipment, software, or procedures are operating as expected

    80 Repairing
    Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools

    75 Equipment Selection
    Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job

    75 Equipment Maintenance
    Performing routine maintenance and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed

    70 Troubleshooting
    Determining what is causing an operating error and deciding what to do about it

    65 Installation
    Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications

    65 Mathematics
    Using mathematics to solve problems

    60 Operation and Control
    Controlling operations of equipment or systems

    55 Problem Identification
    Identifying the nature of problems

    55 Reading Comprehension
    Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents

    55 Critical Thinking
    Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches

    55 Operation Monitoring
    Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly

    50 Product Inspection
    Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products

    50 Judgment and Decision Making
    Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action

    50 Identification of Key Causes
    Identifying the things that must be changed to achieve a goal

    50 Active Learning
    Working with new material or information to grasp its implications

    45 Visioning
    Developing an image of how a system should work under ideal conditions

    45 Technology Design
    Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs

    40 Science
    Using scientific methods to solve problems

    40 Monitoring
    Assessing how well one is doing when learning or doing something

    40 Information Organization
    Finding ways to structure or classify multiple pieces of information

    40 Solution Appraisal
    Observing and evaluating the outcomes of a problem solution to identify lessons learned or redirect efforts

    40 Systems Perception
    Determining when important changes have occurred in a system or are likely to occur

    35 Management of Material Resources
    Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work

    35 Active Listening
    Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate

    35 Information Gathering
    Knowing how to find information and identifying essential information

    35 Learning Strategies
    Using multiple approaches when learning or teaching new things

    35 Idea Generation
    Generating a number of different approaches to problems

    35 Idea Evaluation
    Evaluating the likely success of an idea in relation to the demands of the situation

    30 Coordination
    Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions

    30 Identifying Downstream Consequences
    Determining the long-term outcomes of a change in operations

    25 Systems Evaluation
    Looking at many indicators of system performance, taking into account their accuracy

    25 Time Management
    Managing one's own time and the time of others

    25 Operations Analysis
    Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design

    25 Speaking
    Talking to others to effectively convey information

    20 Synthesis/Reorganization
    Reorganizing information to get a better approach to problems or tasks

    15 Writing
    Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience

    15 Implementation Planning
    Developing approaches for implementing an idea

    15 Persuasion
    Persuading others to approach things differently

    10 Negotiation
    Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences

    10 Service Orientation
    Actively looking for ways to help people

    10 Instructing
    Teaching others how to do something

    10 Social Perceptiveness
    Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react the way they do

    10 Programming
    Writing computer programs for various purposes

    5 Management of Financial Resources
    Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures .

    ABILITIES:
    Abilities elements are ranked by importance.

    90 Manual Dexterity
    The ability to quickly make coordinated movements of one hand, a hand together with its arm, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects

    75 Arm-Hand Steadiness
    The ability to keep the hand and arm steady while making an arm movement or while holding the arm and hand in one position

    70 Control Precision
    The ability to quickly and repeatedly make precise adjustments in moving the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positions

    70 Deductive Reasoning
    The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to come up with logical answers. It involves deciding if an answer makes sense.

    70 Information Ordering
    The ability to correctly follow a given rule or set of rules in order to arrange things or actions in a certain order. The things or actions can include numbers, letters, words, pictures, procedures, sentences, and mathematical or logical operations.

    70 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

    70 Near Vision
    The ability to see details of objects at a close range (within a few feet of the observer)

    65 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.

    65 Visualization
    The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged

    65 Multilimb Coordination
    The ability to coordinate movements of two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the body is in motion

    65 Extent Flexibility
    The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs

    60 Wrist-Finger Speed
    The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists

    60 Visual Color Discrimination
    The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness

    60 Written Comprehension
    The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing

    60 Explosive Strength
    The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object

    60 Static Strength
    The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects

    50 Memorization
    The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures

    50 Far Vision
    The ability to see details at a distance

    50 Depth Perception
    The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from the observer, or to judge the distance between an object and the observer

    50 Perceptual Speed
    The ability to quickly and accurately compare 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

    50 Reaction Time
    The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to one signal (sound, light, picture, etc.) when it appears

    50 Trunk Strength
    The ability to use one's abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without "giving out" or fatiguing

    50 Dynamic Flexibility
    The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs

    45 Speed of Limb Movement
    The ability to quickly move the arms or legs

    45 Fluency of Ideas
    The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a given topic. It concerns the number of ideas produced and not the quality, correctness, or creativity of the ideas.

    45 Dynamic Strength
    The ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time. This involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue

    45 Category Flexibility
    The ability to produce many rules so that each rule tells how to group (or combine) a set of things in a different way.

    45 Inductive Reasoning
    The ability to combine separate pieces of information, or specific answers to problems, to form general rules or conclusions. It includes coming up with a logical explanation for why a series of seemingly unrelated events occur together.

    45 Speed of Closure
    The ability to quickly make sense of information that seems to be without meaning or organization. It involves quickly combining and organizing different pieces of information into a meaningful pattern

    45 Hearing Sensitivity
    The ability to detect or tell the difference between sounds that vary over broad ranges of pitch and loudness

    45 Flexibility of Closure
    The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material

    40 Mathematical Reasoning
    The ability to understand and organize a problem and then to select a mathematical method or formula to solve the problem

    40 Number Facility
    The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly

    40 Gross Body Coordination
    The ability to coordinate the movement of the arms, legs, and torso together in activities where the whole body is in motion

    40 Gross Body Equilibrium
    The ability to keep or regain one's body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position

    40 Rate Control
    The ability to time the adjustments of a movement or equipment control in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a continuously moving object or scene

    35 Spatial Orientation
    The ability to know one's location in relation to the environment, or to know where other objects are in relation to one's self

    35 Originality
    The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem

    35 Oral Expression
    The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand

    35 Selective Attention
    The ability to concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task over a period of time

    35 Stamina
    The ability to exert one's self physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath

    35 Oral Comprehension
    The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences

    30 Sound Localization
    The ability to tell the direction from which a sound originated

    30 Auditory Attention
    The ability to focus on a single source of auditory (hearing) information in the presence of other distracting sounds

    30 Response Orientation
    The ability to choose quickly and correctly between two or more movements in response to two or more signals (lights, sounds, pictures, etc.). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body parts

    30 Time Sharing
    The ability to efficiently shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources)

    20 Peripheral Vision
    The ability to see objects or movement of objects to one's side when the eyes are focused forward

    20 Written Expression
    The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand

    20 Speech Clarity
    The ability to speak clearly so that it is understandable to a listener

    15 Speech Recognition
    The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person

    10 Night Vision
    The ability to see under low light conditions

    5 Glare Sensitivity
    The ability to see objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting

    WORK ACTIVITIES:
    Work activities elements are ranked by importance.

    100 Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment
    Fixing, servicing, aligning, setting up, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles.

    90 Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
    Inspecting or diagnosing equipment, structures, or materials to identify the causes of errors or other problems or defects.

    90 Handling and Moving Objects
    Using one's own hands and arms in handling, installing, forming, positioning, and moving materials, or in manipulating things, including the use of keyboards.

    80 Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
    Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

    75 Monitor Processes, Material, or Surroundings
    Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, often to detect problems or to find out when things are finished.

    75 Controlling Machines and Processes
    Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).

    75 Repairing and Maintaining Electrical Equipment
    Fixing, servicing, adjusting, regulating, calibrating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.

    70 Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
    Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.

    70 Implementing Ideas or Programs
    Conducting or carrying out work procedures and activities in accord with one's own ideas or information provided through directions/instructions for purposes of installing, modifying, preparing, delivering, constructing, integrating, finishing, or completing programs, systems, structures, or products.

    65 Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge
    Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one's own jobs' and related jobs' functions.

    65 Performing General Physical Activities
    Performing physical activities that require moving one's whole body, such as in climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, where the activities often also require considerable use of the arms and legs, such as in the physical handling of materials.

    55 Evaluating Information Against Standards
    Evaluating information against a set of standards and verifying that it is correct.

    50 Analyzing Data or Information
    Identifying underlying principles, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

    50 Judging Qualities of Things, Services, or People
    Making judgments about or assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.

    50 Making Decisions and Solving Problems
    Combining, evaluating, and reasoning with information and data to make decisions and solve problems. These processes involve making decisions about the relative importance of information and choosing the best solution.

    40 Estimating Needed Characteristics
    Estimating the Characteristics of Materials, Products, Events, or Information: Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities, or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.

    35 Operating Vehicles or Equipment
    Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft.

    30 Processing Information
    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, verifying, or processing information or data.

    30 Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing
    Developing plans to accomplish work, and prioritizing and organizing one's own work.

    30 Drafting and Specifying Technical Devices
    Providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to inform others about how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used.

    20 Documenting or Recording Information
    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or by electronic/magnetic recording.

    15 Interacting With Computers
    Controlling computer functions by using programs, setting up functions, writing software, or otherwise communicating with computer systems.

    10 Communicating With Other Workers
    Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

    10 Coordinating Work and Activities of Others
    Coordinating members of a work group to accomplish tasks.

    10 Performing Administrative Activities
    Approving requests, handling paperwork, and performing day-to-day administrative tasks.

    10 Scheduling Work and Activities
    Scheduling events, programs, activities, as well as the work of others.

    5 Assisting and Caring for Others
    Providing assistance or personal care to others.

    5 Interpreting Meaning of Information to Others
    Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be understood or used to support responses or feedback to others.

    5 Providing Consultation and Advice to Others
    Providing consultation and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-related, or process related topics.

    5 Thinking Creatively
    Originating, inventing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.

    WORK CONTEXT:
    Work context elements are ranked by frequency (F), importance (I), responsibility (R), amount of contact (C), how serious (S), objective vs. subjective (O), automation (A), extent of frustration (E), responsible for health and safety (H), likelihood of injury (L), degree of injury (D) .

    90 (F) Using Hands on Objects, Tools, Controls
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls?

    80 (I) Importance of Being Sure All Is Done
    How important is it to be sure that all the details of this job are performed and everything is done completely?

    80 (I) Importance of Being Exact or Accurate
    How important is being very exact or highly accurate in performing this job?

    75 (F) Hazardous Equipment
    How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to harardous equipment? Hazardous Equipment (e.g., saws, machinery/mechanical parts include exposure to vehicular traffic, but not driving a vehicle)

    70 (F) Indoors
    How frequently does this job require the worker to work: Indoors

    70 (F) Standing
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Standing?

    70 (F) Common Protective or Safety Attire
    How often does the worker wear: Common protective or safety attire, such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard-hat, or personal flotation device?

    65 (F) Kneeling, Crouching or Crawling
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Kneeling, stooping, crouching or crawling?

    63 (S) Consequence of Error
    How serious would the result usually be if the worker made a mistake that was not readily correctable?

    60 (F) Bending or Twisting the Body
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Bending or twisting the body?

    60 (F) Sounds or Noise Levels Are Distracting
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Sounds and noise levels that are distracting and uncomfortable?

    55 (F) Very Hot
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Very hot (above 90 F) or very cold (under 32 F) temperatures?

    54 (L) Hazardous Equipment
    What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to hazardous equipment while performing this job? Hazardous Equipment (e.g., saws, machinery/mechanical parts include exposure to vehicular traffic, but not driving a vehicle)

    50 (F) Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Cramped work space that requires getting into awkward positions?

    50 (F) Making Repetitive Motions
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Making repetitive motions?

    50 (F) Contaminants
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Contaminants (pollutants, gases, dust, odors, etc.)?

    46 (H) Responsible for Health and Safety of Others
    How responsible is the worker for others' health and safety on this job?

    45 (F) Sitting
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Sitting?

    45 (F) Hazardous Conditions
    How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to hazardous conditions? Hazardous Conditions (e.g., high voltage electricity, combustibles, explosives, chemicals; do not include hazardous equipment or situations)

    45 (F) Outdoors
    How frequently does this job require the worker to work: Outdoors

    45 (F) Walking or Running
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Walking or running?

    40 (D) Hazardous Equipment
    If injury, due to exposure to hazardous equipment, were to occur while performing this job, how serious would be the likely outcome? Hazardous Equipment (e.g., saws, machinery/mechanical parts include exposure to vehicular traffic, but not driving a vehicle)

    40 (I) Pace Determined by Speed of Equipment
    How important is it to this job that the pace is determined by the speed of equipment or machinery? (This does not refer to keeping busy at all times on this job.)

    40 (F) Hazardous Situations
    How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to harardous situations? Hazardous Situations involving likely cuts, bites, stings, or minor burns

    40 (F) Extremely Bright or Inadequate Lighting
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions?

    40 (F) Keeping or Regaining Balance
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Keeping or regaining balance?

    40 (F) Climbing Ladders, Scaffolds, Poles, etc.
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Climbing ladders, scaffolds, poles, etc?

    40 (F) High Places
    How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to high places? High Places (e.g., heights above 8 feet on ladders, poles, scaffolding, catwalks, etc.)

    40 (A) Degree of Automation
    Indicate the level of automation of this job.

    40 (E) Frustrating Circumstances
    To what extent do frustrating circumstances ("road blocks" to work that are beyond the worker's control) hinder the accomplishment of this job?

    36 (I) Importance of Repeating Same Tasks
    How important is repeating the same physical activities (e.g., key entry) or mental activities (e.g., checking entries in a ledger) over and over, without stopping, to performing this job?

    34 (L) Hazardous Conditions
    What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to hazardous conditions while performing this job? Hazardous Conditions (e.g., high voltage electricity, combustibles, explosives, chemicals; do not include hazardous equipment or situations)

    32 (D) High Places
    If injury, due to exposure to high places, were to occur while performing this job, how serious would be the likely outcome? High Places (e.g., heights above 8 feet on ladders, poles, scaffolding, catwalks, etc.)

    32 (I) Importance of Being Aware of New Events
    How important is being constantly aware of either frequently changing events (e.g. security guard watching for shoplifters) or infrequent events (e.g. radar operator watching for tornadoes) to performing this job?

    29 (L) High Places
    What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to high places while performing this job? High Places (e.g., heights above 8 feet on ladders, poles, scaffolding, catwalks, etc.)

    24 (I) Provide a Service to Others
    How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Provide a service to others (e.g., customers)?

    24 (D) Hazardous Conditions
    If injury, due to exposure to hazardous conditions, were to occur while performing this job, how serious would be the likely outcome? Hazardous Conditions (e.g., high voltage electricity, combustibles, explosives, chemicals; do not include hazardous equipment or situations)

    23 (L) Hazardous Situations
    What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to hazardous situations while performing this job? Hazardous Situations involving likely cuts, bites, stings, or minor burns

    20 (F) Special Uniform
    How often does the worker wear: A special uniform, such as that of a commercial pilot, nurse, police officer, or military personnel?

    20 (R) Responsibility for Outcomes and Results
    How responsible is the worker for work outcomes and results of other workers?

    20 (F) Specialized Protective or Safety Attire
    How often does the worker wear: Specialized protective or safety attire, such as breathing apparatus, safety harness, full protection suit, or radiation protection?

    20 (D) Hazardous Situations
    If injury, due to exposure to hazardous situations, were to occur while performing this job, how serious would be the likely outcome? Hazardous Situations involving likely cuts, bites, stings, or minor burns

    20 (F) Whole Body Vibration
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Whole body vibration (e.g., operating a jackhammer or earthmoving equipment)?

    20 (F) Deal With Physically Aggressive People
    How frequently does this job require the worker to deal with physical aggression of violent individuals?

    15 (F) Frequency in Conflict Situations
    How frequently do the job requirements place the worker in conflict situations?

    13 (C) Job-Required Social Interaction
    How much does this job require the worker to be in contact (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise) with others in order to perform it?

    12 (I) Coordinate or Lead Others
    How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Coordinate or lead others in accomplishing work activities (not supervision)?

    12 (I) Supervise, Coach, Train Others
    How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Supervise, coach, train, or develop other employees?

    12 (I) Persuade Someone to a Course of Action
    How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Persuade someone to a course of action (informally) or influence others to buy something (to sell)?

    12 (I) Take a Position Opposed to Others
    How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Take a position opposed to coworkers or others?

    12 (I) Deal With External Customers
    How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Deal with external customers (e.g., retail sales) or the public in general (e.g., police work)?

    10 (O) Objective or Subjective Information
    How objective or subjective is the information communicated in this job?

    10 (F) Deal With Unpleasant or Angry People
    How frequently does the worker have to deal with unpleasant, angry, or discourteous individuals as part of the job requirements?

    5 (F) Diseases or Infections
    How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to diseases/infection? Diseases/Infections (e.g., patient care, some laboratory work, sanitation control, etc.)

    5 (F) Radiation
    How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to radiation?

    INTERESTS:
    Interest elements are ranked by occupational interest.

    94 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.

    44 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.

    39 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.

    28 Enterprising
    Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

    11 Social
    Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.

    11 Artistic
    Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.

    WORK VALUES:
    Work values elements are ranked by extent.

    58 Achievement-Mean Extent
    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.

    57 Support-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.

    56 Working Conditions-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.

    50 Relationships-Mean Extent
    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.

    43 Independence-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employs to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.

    38 Recognition-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.

    84 Moral Values
    Workers on this job are never pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong

    69 Security
    Workers on this job have steady employment

    66 Compensation
    Workers on this job are paid well in comparison with other workers

    63 Company Policies and Practices
    Workers on this job are treated fairly by the company

    59 Achievement
    Workers on this job get a feeling of accomplishment

    59 Supervision, Human Relations
    Workers on this job have supervisors who back up their workers with management

    56 Activity
    Workers on this job are busy all the time

    56 Independence
    Workers on this job do their work alone

    56 Ability Utilization
    Workers on this job make use of their individual abilities

    53 Variety
    Workers on this job have something different to do every day

    50 Advancement
    Workers on this job have opportunities for advancement

    50 Responsibility
    Workers on this job make decisions on their own

    50 Supervision, Technical
    Workers on this job have supervisors who train their workers well

    47 Co-workers
    Workers on this job have co-workers who are easy to get along with

    41 Social Status
    Workers on this job are looked up to by others in their company and their community

    41 Autonomy
    Workers on this job plan their work with little supervision

    38 Recognition
    Workers on this job receive recognition for the work they do

    38 Creativity
    Workers on this job try out their own ideas

    38 Working Conditions
    Workers on this job have good working conditions

    25 Authority
    Workers on this job give directions and instructions to others

    19 Social Service
    Workers on this job have work where they do things for other people

    CROSSWALKS:
    DOT91 (Dictionary of Occupational Titles): 621281014 Airframe-and-Power-Plant Mechanic
    621261022 Experimental Aircraft Mechanic
    621281018 Airframe-and-Power-Plant-Mechanic Apprentice

    AIM97 (Apprenticeship Information Management): 0005 AIRFRAME & POWER PLNT MECH
    0605 AVIATION SAFETY EQUIP TECH

    CEN90 (1990 Census Occupations): 515 Aircraft Mechanics, Exc. Engine

    CIP90 (Classification of Instructional Programs): 470607 Aircraft Mechanic/Technician, Airframe
    470608 Aircraft Mechanic/Technician, Powerplant

    GOE93 (Guide for Occupational Exploration): 050509 Craft Technology: Mechanical Work

    MOC97 (Military Occupational Codes): 68K Aircraft Components Repair Supervisor
    AD Aviation Machinist's Mate
    67U CH-47 Helicopter Repairer
    67T UH-60 Helicopter Repairer
    2A611D Aerospace Propulsion
    AM Aviation Strucutral Mechanic
    68B Aircraft Powerplant Repairer
    67Z Aircraft Maintenance Senior Sergeant
    67S OH-58D Helicopter Repairer
    68H Aircraft Pneudraulics Repairer
    68D Aircraft Powertrain Repairer
    67V Observation/Scout Helicopter Repairer
    67G Utility Airplane Repairer (Reserve Components)
    67N UH-1 Helicopter Repairer
    67R AH-64 Attack Helicopter Repairer
    67Y AH-1 Attack Helicopter Repairer
    2A511H Aerospace Maintenance
    2A373B Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A373J Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A511A Aerospace Maintenance
    2A511C Aerospace Maintenance
    2A511D Aerospace Maintenance
    2A511E Aerospace Maintenance
    2A531E Aerospace Maintenance
    2A511G Aerospace Maintenance
    2A353B Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A512A Helicopter Maintenance
    2A512B Helicopter Maintenance
    2A512C Helicopter Maintenance
    2A531A Aerospace Maintenance
    2A531B Aerospace Maintenance
    2A531C Aerospace Maintenance
    2A313C Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A511F Aerospace Maintenance
    2A333D Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A313D Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A313E Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A313F Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A313G Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A313H Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A313Z Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A333A Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A373A Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A333C Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A353J Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A333E Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A333F Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A333G Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A333H Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A333Z Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A353A Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A531F Aerospace Maintenance
    2A333B Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A654 Aircraft Fuel Systems
    2A631E Aerospace Propulsion
    2A633 Aircrew Egress Systems
    2A634 Aircraft Fuel Systems
    2A635 Aircraft Hydraulic Systems
    2A636 Aircraft Electrical And Environmental Systems
    2A651A Aerospace Propulsion
    2A531D Aerospace Maintenance
    2A653 Aircrew Egress Systems
    2A631B Aerospace Propulsion
    2A655 Aircraft Hydraulic Systems
    2A656 Aircraft Electrical And Environmental Systems
    2A671A Aerospace Propulsion
    2A671B Aerospace Propulsion
    2A673 Aircrew Egress Systems
    2A690 Aircraft Systems
    2A691 Aerospace Propulsion
    2A651B Aerospace Propulsion
    2A571 Aerospace Maintenance
    2A531G Aerospace Maintenance
    2A531H Aerospace Maintenance
    2A532A Helicopter Maintenance
    2A532B Helicopter Maintenance
    2A532C Helicopter Maintenance
    2A551J Aerospace Maintenance
    2A551K Aerospace Maintenance
    2A631D Aerospace Propulsion
    2A552 Helicopter Maintenance
    2A631C Aerospace Propulsion
    2A572 Helicopter Maintenance
    2A600 Systems Manager
    2A611B Aerospace Propulsion
    2A611C Aerospace Propulsion
    2A611E Aerospace Propulsion
    2A613 Aircrew Egress Systems
    2A511B Aerospace Maintenance
    2A551L Aerospace Maintenance
    2A313B Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    2A313A Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
    8819 P-3 Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
    8380 UH-1N System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    6423 T-56-425/427 Turboprop Engine and Propeller IMA Mechanic
    6424 T-64 Turboshaft Jet Engine First Degree/IMA Mechanic
    6426 T-700 Turboshaft Jet Engine First Degree/IMA Mechanic
    6428 Helicopter Rotors/Related Components IMA Mechanic
    6151 Helicopter Airframe Mechanic-Trainee
    8391 Airborne Mine Countermeasures Maintenance (AMCM) Technician (Level I and O)
    8832 EA-6B Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
    8300 Aviation Maintenance Material Control Master Chief
    6152 Helicopter Airframe Mechanic, Ch-46
    AME Aviation Structural Mechanics, Safety Equipment
    AN Airmen
    6415 TF-30 Turbofan Jet Engine First Degree Repair/IMA Mechanic
    8803 CH\MH-53 Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
    6035 Aircraft Power Plants Test Cell Operator Fixed-Wing
    8805 C-2/E-2 Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
    8806 E-2C Group II Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
    AMH Aviation Structural Mechanics, Hydraulics
    8378 SH-60F/HH-60H System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8245 Transport Aircrewman
    6155 Helicopter Airframe Mechanic, Mv-22
    6154 Helicopter Airframe Mechanic, A/Uh-1
    6422 Test Cell Operator/Maintainer
    6153 Helicopter Airframe Mechanic, Ch-53
    8343 E-6A System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8377 SH-3 System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8332 EA-6B System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8335 F14D System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8379 H-46 System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8843 E-6A Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
    8845 F-14 Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
    8342 F/A-18 System Organizational Maintenance
    8375 H-2 (LAMPS) System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8878 SH-60F/HH-60H Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
    8319 P-3 System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8877 H-3 Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
    8345 F-14 System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8370 SH-2G LAMPS System Organization Maintenance Technician
    8361 Unmanned Air Vehicle(UAV) Systems Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8351 A-4 System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8891 Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM) Systems Organization Apprentice Maintenance Technician
    8347 S-3B System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8847 S-3 Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
    6410 F-110 Turbofan Jet Engine First Degree Repair/IMA Technician
    6420 F-404 Turbofan Jet Engine First Degree/IMA Mechanic
    6419 T-58 Turboshaft Jet Engine First Degree/IMA Mechanic
    8303 CH/MH-53E System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    6418 T-56 Turboprop Engine and 54H60 Series Propeller First Degree/IMA Mechanic
    6417 T-400 Turboshaft Jet Engine First Degree Repair/IMA Mechanic
    8305 C2/E2 System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    6416 J-52 Turbojet Engine First Degree/IMA Mechanic
    8331 A-6 System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8306 E-2C Group II Systems Organizational Maintenance Technician
    6421 TF-34 Turbofan Jet Engine First Degree/IMA Mechanic
    8307 C-2A System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8310 C9B System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8842 F/A-18 Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
    6135 Aircraft Power Plants Test Cell Operator, Rotary Wing
    8376 SH-60 (LAMPS MK III) System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8312 Aircraft Aerial Refueling Stores (ARS) Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8318 C-130 System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    8346 S-3A System Organizational Maintenance Technician
    6022 Aircraft Power Plants Mechanic, J-52
    6081 Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic-Trainee
    6113 Helicopter Mechanic, Ch-53
    6016 Aircraft Mechanic, Kc-130
    7213 Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Servocylinder Test (STS) Operator/Maintainer
    6114 Helicopter Mechanic, U/Ah-1
    6030 Aircraft Flight Mechanic, Kc-130
    6017 Aircraft Mechanic, F/A-18
    6124 Helicopter Power Plants Mechanic, T-400/T-700
    6057 Aircraft Airframe Mechanic, F/A-18
    6119 Helicopter Maintenance Chief
    6019 Aircraft Maintenance Chief
    6015 Aircraft Mechanic, Av-8/Tav-8
    6055 Aircraft Airframe Mechanic, Av-8/Tav-8
    6115 Helicopter Mechanic, Mv-22
    7232 Structural Repair IMA Technician
    6025 Aircraft Power Plants Mechanic, Rolls Royce Pegasus
    6026 Aircraft Power Plants Mechanic, T-56
    6122 Helicopter Power Plants Mechanic, T-58
    6053 Aircraft Airframe, Ea-6
    8835 F-14D Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
    6027 Aircraft Power Plants Mechanic, F-404
    6123 Helicopter Power Plants Mechanic, T-64
    AM Aviation Structural Mechanics
    6044 Aircraft Nondestructive Inspection Technician
    6125 Helicopter Power Plants Mechanic, Mv-22
    6032 Aircraft Flight Engineer, Kc-130
    6056 Aircraft Airframe Mechanic, Kc-130
    6085 Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, Av-8/Tav-8
    6086 Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, Kc-130
    6011 Aircraft Mechanic-Trainee
    6000 Basic Aircraft Maintenance Marine
    7212 Stationary Hydraulics Test Stand Operator/Maintenanceman
    6087 Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, F/A-18
    6013 Aircraft Mechanic, Ea-6
    6091 Aircraft Intermediate Level Structures Mechanic-Trainee
    6111 Helicopter Mechanic-Trainee
    6083 Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, Ea-6
    AD Aviation Machinist's Mates
    6014 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Uav) Mechanic
    6132 Helicopter Dynamic Components Mechanic
    6112 Helicopter Mechanic, Ch-46

    OES98 (Occupational Employment Statistics): 85323 Aircraft Mechanics

    OPM97 (Office of Personnel Management Occupations): 4848 Mechanical Parts Repairing
    8810 Aircraft Propeller Mechanic
    8602 Aircraft Engine Mechanic
    8268 Aircraft Pneudraulic Systems Mechanic
    8882 Airframe Test Operating
    8801 Miscellaneous Aircraft Overhaul
    8852 Aircraft Mechanic
    8807 Aircraft Propeller/rotor Mechanic
    3858 Metal Tank and Radiator Repairing
    8840 Aircraft Mechanical Parts Repairing

    SOC98 (Standard Occupational Classification): 49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians


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