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TITLE: Molding and Casting Workers

DEFINITION: Perform a variety of duties such as mixing materials, assembling mold parts, filling molds, and stacking molds to mold and cast a wide range of products.

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


    TASKS:

    1. Fills mold with mixed material or applies material to mold to specified thickness.

    2. Molds parts or products using vibrator, handpress, or casting equipment and taps or tilts mold to ensure uniformity.

    3. Operates and adjusts controls of heating equipment to melt material or to cure, dry or bake filled molds according to specifications.

    4. Opens mold and removes finished products.

    5. Measures ingredients and mixes molding or casting material or sealing compound, to prescribed consistency according to formula.

    6. Assembles, inserts and adjusts wires, tubes, cores, fittings, rods, or patterns into mold, using hand tools and depth gauge.

    7. Removes excess material and levels and smoothes wet mold mixture.

    8. Loads or stacks filled molds in oven, drier, or curing box, or on storage racks or carts.

    9. Reads work order or examines part to determine part or section of product to be produced.

    10. Selects size and type of mold according to instructions.

    11. Installs and secures mold or mold parts together.

    12. Brushes or sprays surface of mold with parting agent or inserts paper to ensure smoothness and prevent sticking or seepage.

    13. Measures and cuts product to specified dimensions, using measuring and cutting instruments.

    14. Aligns and assembles parts to produce completed product, using gauges and hand tools.

    15. Inspects and tests parts or products for defects and to verify accuracy and adherence to standards.

    16. Fastens metal inserts, such as drainage tubes, bolts, or electrical connections to product, using hand tools and power tools.

    17. Cleans, trims, smoothes, and polishes products or parts.

    18. Cleans and lubricates mold and mold parts.

    19. Engraves or stamps identifying symbols, letters or numbers on product.

    KNOWLEDGE:
    Knowledge elements are ranked by importance.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    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

    8 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

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

    SKILLS:
    Skills elements are ranked by importance.

    80 Operation and Control
    Controlling operations of equipment or systems

    75 Product Inspection
    Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products

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

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

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

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

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

    45 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

    35 Mathematics
    Using mathematics to solve problems

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

    30 Science
    Using scientific methods to solve problems

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

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

    30 Problem Identification
    Identifying the nature of problems

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

    20 Repairing
    Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    15 Idea Generation
    Generating a number of different approaches to problems

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

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

    10 Coordination
    Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions

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

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

    10 Speaking
    Talking to others to effectively convey information

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

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

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

    10 Implementation Planning
    Developing approaches for implementing an idea

    5 Persuasion
    Persuading others to approach things differently

    5 Negotiation
    Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences

    5 Instructing
    Teaching others how to do something

    5 Service Orientation
    Actively looking for ways to help people

    5 Management of Personnel Resources
    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job

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

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

    ABILITIES:
    Abilities elements are ranked by importance.

    75 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)

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

    55 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.

    50 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

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

    45 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

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

    40 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.

    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

    40 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

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

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

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

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

    30 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

    30 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

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

    25 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.

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

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

    20 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    15 Far Vision
    The ability to see details at a distance

    15 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

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

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

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

    10 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

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

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

    10 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

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

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

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

    5 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

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

    WORK ACTIVITIES:
    Work activities elements are ranked by importance.

    100 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.

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

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

    79 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.

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

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

    54 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.

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

    42 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.

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

    42 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.

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

    25 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.

    21 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    4 Guiding, Directing and Motivating Subordinates
    Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring subordinates.

    4 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.

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

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

    4 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.

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

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

    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) .

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

    95 (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?

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

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

    68 (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?

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

    50 (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?

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

    48 (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?

    45 (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)

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

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

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

    36 (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.)

    30 (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?

    25 (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?

    24 (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)

    23 (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)

    20 (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)

    20 (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

    20 (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?

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

    16 (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)

    16 (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?

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

    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?

    12 (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

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

    11 (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)

    11 (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

    10 (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?

    10 (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?

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

    10 (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?

    8 (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)?

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

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

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

    5 (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)?

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

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

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

    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?

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

    4 (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)?

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

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

    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.

    22 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.

    17 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.

    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.

    44 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.

    43 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.

    33 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.

    27 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.

    26 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.

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

    63 Independence
    Workers on this job do their work alone

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

    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

    53 Security
    Workers on this job have steady employment

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

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

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

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

    38 Advancement
    Workers on this job have opportunities for advancement

    34 Achievement
    Workers on this job get a feeling of accomplishment

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

    31 Working Conditions
    Workers on this job have good working conditions

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

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

    25 Creativity
    Workers on this job try out their own ideas

    25 Responsibility
    Workers on this job make decisions on their own

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

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

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

    CROSSWALKS:
    DOT91 (Dictionary of Occupational Titles): 753584010 Machine-Made-Shoe Unit Worker
    779684050 Plastic Molder
    739684010 Artificial-Candy Maker
    774684026 Plaster-Die Maker
    754684038 Plastic Duplicator
    772684022 Watch-Crystal Molder
    779684010 Cement Fittings Maker
    754684022 Caster
    719381018 Block Maker
    790687022 Mold Presser
    779684046 Plaster Maker
    752684026 Catheter Builder
    779684014 Concrete-Pipe Maker
    729684030 Mold Operator
    844681010 Cell Maker
    739687158 Pourer
    731687026 Mold Filler, Plastic Dolls
    869687022 Concrete-Float Maker
    739687054 Candle Molder, Hand
    753687030 Mold Filler and Drainer
    502684010 Lead Caster
    502684022 Needle Leader
    502684014 Mill Helper
    579684026 Caster
    712684034 Packer, Denture
    579685042 Precast Molder
    575684034 Laundry-Tub Maker
    590687014 Plastic-Joint Maker
    556684026 Rubber Molder
    556684018 Mold-Filling Operator
    575684030 Handle Maker
    575684014 Caster
    556684030 Loader-Demolder
    575684050 Cultured-Marble-Products Maker
    556687022 Molder, Toilet Products
    579684018 Kiln-Furniture Caster
    556687030 Mold Filler
    575684042 Molder, Hand
    556684014 Encapsulator
    579684010 Concrete-Vault Maker
    575684046 Terrazzo-Tile Maker
    575684018 Caster
    556484010 Scagliola Mechanic

    AIM97 (Apprenticeship Information Management): 0046 CELL MAKER

    CEN90 (1990 Census Occupations): 719 Molding and Casting Machine Operators
    785 Assemblers
    889 Laborers, except Construction
    787 Hand Molding, Casting, and Forming Occupations
    755 Extruding and Forming Machine Operators

    CIP90 (Classification of Instructional Programs): 470101 Electrical and Electronics Equipment Installer and Repairer,
    489999 Precision Production Trades, Other
    510603 Dental Laboratory Technician
    470105 Industrial Electronics Installer and Repairer
    150607 Plastics Tech./Technician
    460499 Construction and Building Finishers and Managers, Other
    470609 Aviation Systems and Avionics Main. Technologist/Technician
    500201 Crafts, Folk Art and Artisanry
    480501 Machinist/Machine Technologist

    GOE93 (Guide for Occupational Exploration): 060428 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Food Processing
    060424 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Metal and Plastics
    060229 Production Work: Manual Work, Rubber
    050511 Craft Technology: Scientific, Medical, & Technical Equip. Fabric. & Re
    060224 Production Work: Manual Work, Metal and Plastics
    060430 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Stone, Glass, and Clay
    060432 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Casting and Molding
    051213 Elemental Work: Mechanical: Cutting and Finishing
    060419 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Assorted Materials Pr
    051212 Elemental Work: Mechanical: Structural Work
    060429 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Rubber
    060232 Production Work: Manual Work, Assorted Materials
    060230 Production Work: Manual Work, Stone, Glass, and Clay
    060410 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Metal Processing
    060417 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Clay Processing
    060434 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Assorted Materials

    MOC97 (Military Occupational Codes): No crosswalks

    OES98 (Occupational Employment Statistics): 89905 Precision Molders, Shapers, Casters, and Carvers, Except Jewelry and F

    OPM97 (Office of Personnel Management Occupations): 4373 Molding

    SOC98 (Standard Occupational Classification): 51-9195 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic