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TITLE: Intermediate Hand Workers

DEFINITION: Workers who manually perform handwork which usually requires three months to two years to obtain proficiency. Perform the same or similar process for multiple items or the same items. (Note: Workers do not perform all tasks; job activity is represented by one or two task statements.)

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


    TASKS:

    1. Cleans, presses, or dyes articles, such as clothing, rugs, or furnishings, to improve appearance, using hand tools or hand operated equipment.

    2. Assembles parts and materials of metal, wood, and plastic, according to specifications using hand tools.

    3. Shapes material by cumulative addition of material to build up original mass and presses material into shape.

    4. Sorts, weighs, or packages materials.

    5. Embroiders or hand sews designs over stamped or stenciled patterns on fabric.

    6. Stretches, bends, straightens, shapes, pounds, or presses metal or plastic, according to specifications using hand tools.

    7. Joins parts together and fastens with sticky substances, such as cement, glue, paste, gum, or other adhesives, or caulks seams.

    8. Threads or pulls cables or lines through ducts or fabric seams.

    9. Folds fabrics to make pleats or to pack parachutes.

    10. Punches symbols in perforated tape or notches in negative film, using electric tape puncher, film footage counter, and hand holder.

    11. Smoothes and finishes materials such as leather or bisque ware.

    12. Stacks or arranges products, such as blocks, bricks, pipe, and roofing tile, in specified patterns.

    13. Positions and aligns materials and parts in preparation for assembly or other production processes such as grinding.

    14. Mixes or blends materials in solid, fluid, semi-fluid, and gaseous states, according to formula.

    15. Determines style and size of standard patterns, and gathers and assembles specified materials and accessories in preparation for next procedure.

    16. Sharpens objects, such as buhrstones in grain grinding mills, using sharpening tools.

    17. Fills containers, such as thermostat bellows or illuminated sign tubing, with gas or liquid.

    18. Converts fiber raw stock into yarn and thread, or interlaces and works yarns to form woven, nonwoven, knitted, and tufted fabrics.

    19. Removes metals, such gold, platinum, and palladium, from objects such as dentures and extracted teeth, using furnace, retort, and laboratory equipment.

    20. Prepares products for use, such as burning interior of barrel to be used for aging whiskey.

    KNOWLEDGE:
    Knowledge elements are ranked by importance.

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

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

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

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

    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

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

    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 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

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

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

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

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

    SKILLS:
    Skills elements are ranked by importance.

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

    50 Product Inspection
    Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products

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

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

    35 Problem Identification
    Identifying the nature of problems

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

    35 Operation and Control
    Controlling operations of equipment or systems

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

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

    30 Coordination
    Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions

    25 Mathematics
    Using mathematics to solve problems

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

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

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

    25 Idea Generation
    Generating a number of different approaches to problems

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    15 Repairing
    Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools

    15 Speaking
    Talking to others to effectively convey information

    15 Science
    Using scientific methods to solve problems

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

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

    10 Service Orientation
    Actively looking for ways to help people

    10 Implementation Planning
    Developing approaches for implementing an idea

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

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

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

    5 Persuasion
    Persuading others to approach things differently

    5 Instructing
    Teaching others how to do something

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

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

    5 Negotiation
    Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences .

    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

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

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

    65 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

    60 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

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

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

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

    45 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.

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

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

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

    40 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.

    40 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

    35 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.

    35 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

    35 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)

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

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

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

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

    30 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.

    30 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

    25 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

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

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

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

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

    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.

    20 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

    20 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

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

    20 Far Vision
    The ability to see details at a distance

    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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    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

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

    WORK ACTIVITIES:
    Work activities elements are ranked by importance.

    96 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.

    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.

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

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

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

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

    50 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.

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

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

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

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

    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.

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

    33 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.

    25 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.

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

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

    17 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.

    13 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.

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

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

    8 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.

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

    8 Developing Objectives and Strategies
    Establishing long range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve these objectives.

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

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

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

    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) .

    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?

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

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

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

    64 (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?

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

    64 (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?

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

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

    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)

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

    45 (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

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

    40 (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?

    34 (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)

    32 (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) 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?

    29 (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

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

    25 (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)

    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?

    20 (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?

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

    20 (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?

    20 (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?

    17 (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)

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

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

    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)

    15 (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?

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

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

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

    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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

    5 (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.)

    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?

    4 (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.)

    3 (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?

    3 (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.)

    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.

    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.

    22 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.

    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 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.

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

    WORK VALUES:
    Work values elements are ranked by extent.

    54 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.

    47 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.

    46 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.

    38 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.

    26 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.

    18 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.

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

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

    63 Activity
    Workers on this job are busy all the time

    63 Independence
    Workers on this job do their work alone

    50 Advancement
    Workers on this job have opportunities for advancement

    50 Security
    Workers on this job have steady employment

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

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

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

    47 Working Conditions
    Workers on this job have good working conditions

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

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

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

    34 Achievement
    Workers on this job get a feeling of accomplishment

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

    19 Creativity
    Workers on this job try out their own ideas

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

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

    13 Responsibility
    Workers on this job make decisions on their own

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

    CROSSWALKS:
    DOT91 (Dictionary of Occupational Titles): 728684014 Electrical-Line Splicer
    784684034 Hardener
    795684014 Edge Stripper
    781684066 Material Assembler
    806684086 Mold Laminator
    843684010 Steel-Plate Caulker
    736684026 Barrel Straightener I
    801684014 Pattern Gater
    763684054 Leather Tooler
    781287010 Clothing-Pattern Preparer
    912684010 Parachute Rigger
    763684074 Table-Top Tile Setter
    782684018 Embroiderer, Hand
    764684014 Barrel Charrer
    782684034 Knitter, Hand
    739384010 Diamond Mounter
    829684018 Cable Puller
    780684110 Tester, Convertible Sofa Bedspring
    789684018 Canopy Stringer
    824684010 Neon-Tube Pumper
    788684022 Blemish Remover
    806684142 Running Rigger
    788684062 Heel-Seat Fitter, Hand
    790684022 Roller, Hand
    739684022 Brush Material Preparer
    976684010 Density Control Puncher
    862684010 Junction Maker
    739684118 Mannequin Mounter
    794684026 Papier Mache Molder
    774684038 Turner
    774684010 Bisque Cleaner
    726684010 Capacitor-Pack-Press Operator
    790684014 Cigar Maker
    520684010 Almond-Paste Molder
    502664010 Blast-Furnace Keeper
    362684018 Fur Cleaner, Hand
    369384014 Rug Cleaner, Hand
    369384010 Hatter
    364684018 Sprayer, Leather
    017684010 Taper, Printed Circuit Layout
    526684010 Doughnut Maker
    529687122 Kiss Setter, Hand
    570683010 Dry-Pan Charger
    570484010 Mixer, Diamond Powder
    709484014 Straightener, Hand
    583684010 Pleater, Hand
    710684014 Bellows Filler
    575684026 Gatherer
    559684030 Hat-Finishing-Materials Preparer
    573684014 Setter
    700684074 Spinner
    590684030 Material Preparation Worker
    550584010 Flux Mixer
    629684014 Miller, Head, Assistant, Wet Process
    715684034 Blocker
    590464010 Processor, Solid Propellant
    575684010 Batter-Out
    712684038 Refiner
    700684062 Preparer, Samples and Repairs
    550684010 Coagulating-Bath Mixer
    683684030 Weaver, Hand Loom
    687684010 Rug Hooker
    659684010 Die Mounter
    709684090 Tube Bender, Hand I
    700684058 Preparer, Making Department
    683684014 Drawer-In, Hand

    AIM97 (Apprenticeship Information Management): 0433 RUG CLEANER, HAND

    CEN90 (1990 Census Occupations): 715 Miscellaneous Metal, Plastic, Stone and Glass Working Machin
    547 Specified Mechanics and Repairers, N.E.C.
    795 Miscellaneous Hand Working Occupations
    786 Hand Cutting and Trimming Occupations
    785 Assemblers
    787 Hand Molding, Casting, and Forming Occupations
    733 Miscellaneous Woodworking Machine Operators

    CIP90 (Classification of Instructional Programs): 470105 Industrial Electronics Installer and Repairer
    480501 Machinist/Machine Technologist
    460101 Mason and Tile Setter
    200303 Commercial Garment and Apparel Worker
    510603 Dental Laboratory Technician
    460501 Plumber and Pipefitter
    480503 Machine Shop Assistant
    480304 Shoe, Boot and Leather Repairer
    120501 Baker/Pastry Chef
    200309 Drycleaner and Launderer (Commercial)
    480599 Precision Metal Workers, Other
    460303 Lineworker
    460301 Electrical and Power Transmission Installer, General
    500711 Ceramics Arts and Ceramics
    500712 Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
    120503 Culinary Arts/Chef Training
    470402 Gunsmith
    410301 Chemical Tech./Technician
    200301 Clothing, Apparel and Textile Workers and Managers, General
    150607 Plastics Tech./Technician
    489999 Precision Production Trades, Other
    470101 Electrical and Electronics Equipment Installer and Repairer,
    480201 Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General
    480399 Leatherworkers and Upholsterers, Other
    480208 Printing Press Operator
    480303 Upholsterer
    470408 Watch, Clock and Jewelry Repairer
    500201 Crafts, Folk Art and Artisanry
    500701 Art, General
    120505 Kitchen Personnel/Cook and Assistant Training
    100103 Photographic Tech./Technician

    GOE93 (Guide for Occupational Exploration): 060436 Elemental Work: Industrial: Filling
    060227 Production Work: Manual Work, Textile, Fabric and Leather
    060230 Production Work: Manual Work, Stone, Glass, and Clay
    060410 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Metal Processing
    060424 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Metal and Plastics
    060411 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Chemical Processing
    060231 Production Work: Manual Work, Laying Out and Marking
    060228 Production Work: Manual Work, Food Processing
    060428 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Food Processing
    060435 Elemental Work: Industrial: Laundering, Dry Cleaning
    060440 Elemental Work: Industrial: Loading, Moving, Hoisting, and Conveying
    060418 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Wood Processing
    060434 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Assorted Materials
    060430 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Stone, Glass, and Clay
    060426 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Paper
    060232 Production Work: Manual Work, Assorted Materials
    060432 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Casting and Molding
    060427 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Textile, Fabric and Leather
    060433 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Brushing, Spraying, and Coati
    060302 Quality Control: Inspecting, Grading, Sorting, Weighing, and Recording
    060438 Elemental Work: Industrial: Wrapping and Packaging
    051003 Crafts: Electrical-Electronic
    050302 Engineering Technology: Drafting
    050510 Craft Technology: Electrical-Electronic Equipment Repair
    060206 Production Work: Machine Work, Textiles
    060224 Production Work: Manual Work, Metal and Plastics
    060222 Production Work: Manual Work, Assembly Large Parts
    051005 Crafts: Reproduction
    060226 Production Work: Manual Work, Paper
    051214 Elemental Work: Mechanical: Painting, Caulking, and Coating
    051216 Elemental Work: Mechanical: Electrical Work

    MOC97 (Military Occupational Codes): 92R Quartermaster
    ASM Aviation Survivalman
    2A774 Survival Equipment
    2A734 Survival Equipment
    921A Airdrop Systems Technician
    2A754 Survival Equipment
    2A714 Survival Equipment
    7353 Special Operations Parachute Rigger
    PR Aircrew Survival Equipmentmen
    6060 Flight Equipment Marine
    0451 Air Delivery Specialist

    OES98 (Occupational Employment Statistics): 98999 Other Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand

    OPM97 (Office of Personnel Management Occupations): 7010 Parachute Packing

    SOC98 (Standard Occupational Classification): No crosswalks


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