Previous Next DOT Contents About


A B C
D E F
G H I
J K L
M N O
P Q R
S T U
V W X
Y Z ?
Previous Next DOT Search Contents Link to this Site About
CODE: 85326
Buy ONET/DOT: Download

TITLE: Aircraft Engine Specialists

DEFINITION: Repair and maintain the operating condition of aircraft engines. Include helicopter engine mechanics. Exclude electrical system specialists and aircraft mechanics whose primary duties do not involve engine repair.

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


    TASKS:

    1. Replaces or repairs worn, defective, or damaged components, using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.

    2. Disassembles and inspects engine parts, such as turbine blades and cylinders, for wear, warping, cracks, and leaks.

    3. Reassembles engine and installs engine in aircraft.

    4. Listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions, such as sticking or burned valves.

    5. Tests engine operation, using test equipment such as ignition analyzer, compression checker, distributor timer, and ammeter, to identify malfunction.

    6. Removes engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck.

    7. Services and maintains aircraft and related apparatus by performing activities, such as flushing crankcase, cleaning screens, and lubricating moving parts.

    8. Reads and interprets manufacturers' maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine feasibility and methods of repair.

    9. Adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories.

    10. Services, repairs, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings, fuselage, rigging, and surface and hydraulic controls, using hand or power tools and equipment.

    KNOWLEDGE:
    Knowledge elements are ranked by importance.

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

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

    42 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    17 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

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

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

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

    8 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

    8 Communications and Media
    Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media

    4 Education and Training
    Knowledge of instructional methods and training techniques including curriculum design principles, learning theory, group and individual teaching techniques, design of individual development plans, and test design principles

    4 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

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

    4 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

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

    SKILLS:
    Skills elements are ranked by importance.

    100 Repairing
    Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools

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

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

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

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

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

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

    79 Problem Identification
    Identifying the nature of problems

    79 Product Inspection
    Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    46 Operation and Control
    Controlling operations of equipment or systems

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

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

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

    42 Idea Generation
    Generating a number of different approaches to problems

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

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

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

    38 Science
    Using scientific methods to solve problems

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

    33 Mathematics
    Using mathematics to solve problems

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

    29 Speaking
    Talking to others to effectively convey information

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

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

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

    21 Coordination
    Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions

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

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

    13 Implementation Planning
    Developing approaches for implementing an idea

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

    4 Instructing
    Teaching others how to do something .

    ABILITIES:
    Abilities elements are ranked by importance.

    80 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.

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

    70 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

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

    65 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.

    60 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

    60 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

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

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

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

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

    55 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

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

    50 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.

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

    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 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

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

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

    40 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

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

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

    35 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

    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 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.

    30 Night Vision
    The ability to see under low light conditions

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

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

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

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

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

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

    20 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

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

    20 Far Vision
    The ability to see details at a distance

    20 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

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

    20 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.

    15 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

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

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

    10 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

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

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

    5 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

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

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

    5 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

    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.

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

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

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

    79 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.

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

    71 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.

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

    63 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.

    63 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.

    58 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.

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

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

    42 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.

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

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

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

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

    21 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.

    21 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.

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

    13 Coaching and Developing Others
    Identifying developmental needs of others and coaching or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.

    13 Teaching Others
    Identifying educational needs, developing formal training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.

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

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

    8 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.

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

    8 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.

    8 Establishing and Maintaining Relationships
    Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.

    8 Monitoring and Controlling Resources
    Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.

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

    4 Resolving Conflict or Negotiating with Others
    Handling complaints, arbitrating disputes, and resolving grievances, or otherwise negotiating with others.

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

    4 Developing and Building Teams
    Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

    4 Communicating With Persons Outside Organization
    Communicating with persons outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

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

    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) .

    88 (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?

    85 (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?

    81 (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)

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

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

    63 (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

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

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

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

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

    56 (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?

    56 (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)

    56 (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?

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

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

    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 (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

    45 (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)

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

    44 (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?

    44 (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?

    44 (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?

    43 (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)

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

    38 (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.)

    38 (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?

    32 (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)

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

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

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

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

    30 (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)?

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

    25 (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)

    25 (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?

    25 (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

    25 (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?

    25 (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.)

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

    20 (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.)

    20 (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.)

    13 (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?

    13 (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?

    13 (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)?

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

    7 (L) Diseases or Infections
    What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to diseases/infections while performing this job? Diseases/Infections (e.g., patient care, some laboratory work, sanitation control, etc.)

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

    6 (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.)

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

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

    5 (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)?

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

    5 (D) Diseases or Infections
    If injury, due to exposure to diseases/infection, were to occur while performing this job, how serious would be the likely outcome? Diseases/Infections (e.g., patient care, some laboratory work, sanitation control, etc.)

    4 (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?

    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.

    63 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.

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

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

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

    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

    53 Responsibility
    Workers on this job make decisions on their own

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

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

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

    47 Advancement
    Workers on this job have opportunities for advancement

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

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

    41 Working Conditions
    Workers on this job have good working conditions

    38 Creativity
    Workers on this job try out their own ideas

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

    28 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): 825281038 Experimental-Rocket-Sled Mechanic
    621281030 Rocket-Engine-Component Mechanic
    621281014 Airframe-and-Power-Plant Mechanic

    AIM97 (Apprenticeship Information Management): 0425 ROCKET-ENGINE-COMPONENT MEC
    0005 AIRFRAME & POWER PLNT MECH

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

    OES98 (Occupational Employment Statistics): 85326 Aircraft Engine Specialists

    OPM97 (Office of Personnel Management Occupations): 8840 Aircraft Mechanical Parts Repairing
    8675 Liquid Fuel Rocket Engine Mechanic
    4848 Mechanical Parts Repairing
    8852 Aircraft Mechanic
    8602 Aircraft Engine Mechanic
    8810 Aircraft Propeller Mechanic

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


  •      
    URL address of this page: http://www.occupationalinfo.org/85326.html


    © 1995 - 2015 Photius Coutsoukis and Information Technology Associates (All Rights Reserved).
    Revised 20-Aug-15

    CTR-DEC1995