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TITLE: Fence Erectors

DEFINITION: Erect and repair metal and wooden fences and fence gates around highways, industrial establishments, residences, or farms, using hand and power tools.

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


    TASKS:

    1. Sets metal or wooden post in upright position in posthole.

    2. Attaches fencerail support to post, using hammer and pliers.

    3. Inserts metal tubing through rail supports.

    4. Completes top fence rail of metal fence by connecting tube sections, using metal sleeves.

    5. Attaches rails or tension wire along bottoms of posts to form fencing frame.

    6. Stretches wire, wire mesh, or chain link fencing between posts.

    7. Attaches fencing to frame.

    8. Nails top and bottom rails to fence posts, or inserts them in slots on posts.

    9. Nails pointed slats to rails to construct picket fence.

    10. Erects alternate panel, basket weave, and louvered fences.

    11. Mixes and pours concrete around base of post or tamps soil into posthole to embed post.

    12. Assembles gate and fastens gate in position, using hand tools.

    13. Saws required lengths of lumber to make rails for wooden fence.

    14. Digs postholes with spade, posthole digger, or power-driven auger.

    15. Aligns posts, using line or by sighting, and verifies vertical alignment of posts with plumb bob or spirit level.

    16. Lays out fence line, using tape measure and marks positions for postholes.

    17. Cuts metal tubing, using pipe cutter.

    18. Welds metal parts together, using portable gas welding equipment.

    19. Blasts rock formations with dynamite to facilitate digging of postholes.

    KNOWLEDGE:
    Knowledge elements are ranked by importance.

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

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

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

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

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

    25 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

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

    21 Geography
    Knowledge of various methods for describing the location and distribution of land, sea, and air masses including their physical locations, relationships, and characteristics

    13 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

    13 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

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

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

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

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

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

    SKILLS:
    Skills elements are ranked by importance.

    71 Repairing
    Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools

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

    54 Mathematics
    Using mathematics to solve problems

    46 Product Inspection
    Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products

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

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

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

    38 Operation and Control
    Controlling operations of equipment or systems

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

    29 Coordination
    Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions

    29 Problem Identification
    Identifying the nature of problems

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

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

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

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

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

    17 Idea Generation
    Generating a number of different approaches to problems

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

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

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

    13 Implementation Planning
    Developing approaches for implementing an idea

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

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

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

    8 Science
    Using scientific methods to solve problems

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

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

    8 Speaking
    Talking to others to effectively convey information

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    4 Negotiation
    Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences

    4 Instructing
    Teaching others how to do something

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

    ABILITIES:
    Abilities elements are ranked by importance.

    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

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

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

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

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

    45 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

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

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

    40 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

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

    40 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.

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

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

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

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

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

    30 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

    25 Far Vision
    The ability to see details at a distance

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

    20 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.

    20 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.

    20 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.

    20 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

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

    15 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

    15 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

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

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

    15 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)

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

    10 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.

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

    10 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

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

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

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

    5 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.

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

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

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

    5 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

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

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

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

    5 Night Vision
    The ability to see under low light conditions

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

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

    WORK ACTIVITIES:
    Work activities elements are ranked by importance.

    96 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.

    88 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.

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

    63 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.

    63 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.

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

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

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

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

    33 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.

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

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

    25 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.

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

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

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

    21 Performing For or Working With Public
    Performing for people or dealing directly with the public, including serving persons in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.

    21 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.

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

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

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

    17 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.

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

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

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

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

    8 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.

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

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

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

    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) .

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

    94 (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?

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

    70 (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?

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

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

    56 (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

    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?

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

    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) 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)

    50 (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)

    50 (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?

    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

    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?

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

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

    31 (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?

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

    30 (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)

    30 (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)

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

    25 (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)?

    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?

    21 (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?

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

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

    20 (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)?

    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

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

    15 (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?

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

    13 (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?

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

    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?

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

    10 (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.)

    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.)

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

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

    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) 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.)

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

    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.)

    5 (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.)

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

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

    4 (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.)

    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.

    28 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.

    22 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.

    17 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.

    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.

    48 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.

    44 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.

    37 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.

    30 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.

    25 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.

    23 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.

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

    50 Activity
    Workers on this job are busy all the time

    47 Independence
    Workers on this job do their work alone

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

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

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

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

    38 Security
    Workers on this job have steady employment

    38 Achievement
    Workers on this job get a feeling of accomplishment

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

    31 Advancement
    Workers on this job have opportunities for advancement

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

    28 Responsibility
    Workers on this job make decisions on their own

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

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

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

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

    22 Working Conditions
    Workers on this job have good working conditions

    16 Creativity
    Workers on this job try out their own ideas

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

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

    CROSSWALKS:
    DOT91 (Dictionary of Occupational Titles): 869684022 Fence Erector

    AIM97 (Apprenticeship Information Management): No crosswalks

    CEN90 (1990 Census Occupations): 599 Construction Trades, N.E.C.

    CIP90 (Classification of Instructional Programs): 010201 Agricultural Mechanization, General

    GOE93 (Guide for Occupational Exploration): 051001 Crafts: Structural

    MOC97 (Military Occupational Codes): No crosswalks

    OES98 (Occupational Employment Statistics): 87817 Fence Erectors

    OPM97 (Office of Personnel Management Occupations): No crosswalks

    SOC98 (Standard Occupational Classification): 47-4031 Fence Erectors


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