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TITLE: Radio Operators

DEFINITION: Receive and transmit communications using radiotelegraph or radiotelephone equipment in accordance with government regulations. May repair equipment.



    1. Communicates by radio with test pilot, engineering personnel, and others during flight testing to relay information.

    2. Communicates with receiving operator to give and receive instruction for transmission.

    3. Turns controls or throws switches to activate power, adjust voice volume and modulation, and set transmitter on specified frequency.

    4. Repairs transmitting equipment, using electronic testing equipment, hand tools, and power tools, to maintain communication system in operative condition.

    5. Determines and obtains bearings of source from which signal originated, using direction finding procedures and equipment.

    6. Monitors emergency frequency for distress calls and dispatches emergency equipment.

    7. Operates sound-recording equipment to record signals and preserve broadcast for analysis by intelligence personnel.

    8. Coordinates radio searches for overdue or lost airplanes.

    9. Examines and operates new equipment prior to installation in airport radio stations.

    10. Establishes and maintains standards of operation by periodic inspections of equipment and routine tests.

    11. Reviews company and Federal Aviation Authority regulations regarding radio communications and reports violations.

    12. Maintains station log of messages transmitted and received for activities such as flight testing and fire locations.

    Knowledge elements are ranked by importance.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    29 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

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

    23 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 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

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

    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

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

    6 Foreign Language
    Knowledge of the structure and content of a foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation

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

    4 Psychology
    Knowledge of human behavior and performance, mental processes, psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders

    Skills elements are ranked by importance.

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

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

    77 Operation and Control
    Controlling operations of equipment or systems

    71 Speaking
    Talking to others to effectively convey information

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

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

    54 Coordination
    Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions

    54 Problem Identification
    Identifying the nature of problems

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

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

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

    44 Product Inspection
    Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products

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

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

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

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

    38 Implementation Planning
    Developing approaches for implementing an idea

    35 Mathematics
    Using mathematics to solve problems

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

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

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

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

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

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

    31 Repairing
    Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools

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

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

    29 Idea Generation
    Generating a number of different approaches to problems

    25 Instructing
    Teaching others how to do something

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

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

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

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

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

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

    17 Science
    Using scientific methods to solve problems

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

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

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

    15 Service Orientation
    Actively looking for ways to help people

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

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

    6 Negotiation
    Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences

    6 Programming
    Writing computer programs for various purposes

    6 Persuasion
    Persuading others to approach things differently

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

    Abilities elements are ranked by importance.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    60 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.

    60 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

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

    55 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.

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

    55 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)

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

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

    50 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

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

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

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

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

    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

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

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

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

    35 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

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

    30 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

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

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

    25 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 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

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

    15 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

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

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

    15 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

    10 Far Vision
    The ability to see details at a distance

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

    5 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

    5 Night Vision
    The ability to see under low light conditions

    5 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

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

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

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

    Work activities elements are ranked by importance.

    81 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.

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

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

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

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

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

    63 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.

    63 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.

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

    54 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.

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

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

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

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

    44 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.

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

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

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

    29 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.

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

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

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

    21 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.

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

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

    17 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.

    17 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.

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

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

    10 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.

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

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

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

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

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

    2 Selling or Influencing Others
    Convincing others to buy merchandise/goods, or otherwise changing their minds or actions.

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

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

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

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

    75 (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?

    70 (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?

    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?

    64 (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?

    60 (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?

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

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

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

    40 (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?

    37 (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?

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

    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.)

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

    32 (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)?

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

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

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

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

    20 (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?

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

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

    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) 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)

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

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

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

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

    5 (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?

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

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

    5 (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?

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

    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) 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)

    3 (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)

    Interest elements are ranked by occupational interest.

    89 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.

    56 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.

    44 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.

    39 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.

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

    22 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 elements are ranked by extent.

    66 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.

    64 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.

    59 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.

    52 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.

    48 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.

    42 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.

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

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

    69 Achievement
    Workers on this job get a feeling of accomplishment

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

    66 Security
    Workers on this job have steady employment

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

    63 Working Conditions
    Workers on this job have good working conditions

    63 Independence
    Workers on this job do their work alone

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

    56 Activity
    Workers on this job are busy all the time

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

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

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

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

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

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

    47 Advancement
    Workers on this job have opportunities for advancement

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

    44 Responsibility
    Workers on this job make decisions on their own

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

    25 Creativity
    Workers on this job try out their own ideas

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    352D Emitter Location/Identification Technician
    1A371 Airborne Communications Systems
    1N375R Mid East Cryptologic Linguist
    1A300 Airborne Communications Systems Manager
    98D Emitter Locator/Identifier
    1A311 Airborne Communications Systems
    1N335K Mid East Cryptologic Linguist
    1A331 Airborne Communications Systems
    98H Morse Interceptor
    98J Noncommunications Interceptor/Analyst
    1N372F Romance Cryptologic Linguist
    98K Non-Morse Interceptor/Analyst
    3C131 Radio Communications Systems
    1N375G Mid East Cryptologic Linguist
    1N372G Romance Cryptologic Linguist
    1C511C Aerospace Control And Warning Systems
    1N375Q Mid East Cryptologic Linguist
    1A391 Airborne Communications Systems
    1A400 Airborne Warning command and Control Systems Manager
    1A411 Airborne Battle Management Systems
    1A431 Airborne Battle Management Systems
    1N375P Mid East Cryptologic Linguist
    3C191 Radio Communications Systems
    1C500 Aerospace Control and Warning System Manager
    3C151 Radio Communications Systems
    1A351 Airborne Communications Systems
    1N374F Far East Cryptologic Linguist
    1N373K Slavic Cryptologic Linguist
    1N631 Electronic System Security Assessment
    1N373J Slavic Cryptologic Linguist
    1N371E German Cryptologic Linguist
    HZ Operations-Amateur Radio Operator
    1N375H Mid East Cryptologic Linguist
    1N371D German Cryptologic Linguist
    1N373L Slavic Cryptologic Linguist
    1N373G Slavic Cryptologic Linguist
    1N371C German Cryptologic Linguist
    1N651 Electronic System Security Assessment
    1N373F Slavic Cryptologic Linguist
    1N671 Electronic System Security Assessment
    1N691 Electronic System Security Assessment
    1N373H Slavic Cryptologic Linguist
    1N374C Far East Cryptologic Linguist
    1N591 Electronic Signals Intelligence Exploitation
    1N374E Far East Cryptologic Linguist
    1N372C Romance Cryptologic Linguist
    1N372D Romance Cryptologic Linguist
    1N372B Romance Cryptologic Linguist
    1N571 Electronic Signals Intelligence Exploitation
    1N611 Electronic System Security Assessment
    1N551 Electronic Signals Intelligence Exploitation
    1N600 Electronic Systems Security Assess Manager
    1N531 Electronic Signals Intelligence Exploitation
    1N372A Romance Cryptologic Linguist
    1N374B Far East Cryptologic Linguist
    1N511 Electronic Signals Intelligence Exploitation
    1N374A Far East Cryptologic Linguist
    1N373E Slavic Cryptologic Linguist
    1N374D Far East Cryptologic Linguist
    1C551D Aerospace Control And Warning Systems
    1N291 Signals Intelligence Production
    1N373B Slavic Cryptologic Linguist
    1N355K Mid East Cryptologic Linguist
    1N375E Mid East Cryptologic Linguist
    1C591 Aerospace Control And Warning Systems
    1N375F Mid East Cryptologic Linguist
    1N375D Mid East Cryptologic Linguist
    31Z Senior Signal Sergeant
    1N375C Mid East Cryptologic Linguist
    1C531C Aerospace Control And Warning Systems
    31W Telecommunications Operations Chief
    31U Signal Support Systems Specialist
    1C531B Aerospace Control And Warning Systems
    1C531A Aerospace Control And Warning Systems
    31P Microwave Systems Operator-Maintainer
    1C571D Aerospace Control And Warning Systems
    1N231 Signals Intelligence Production
    1N375J Mid East Cryptologic Linguist
    1N500 Electronic Signals Intelligence Exploitation Manager
    1N373D Slavic Cryptologic Linguist
    1N271 Signals Intelligence Production
    RM Radioman
    1N374G Far East Cryptologic Linguist
    1N373C Slavic Cryptologic Linguist
    1N374H Far East Cryptologic Linguist
    1N371B German Cryptologic Linguist
    1N374J Far East Cryptologic Linguist
    1N211 Signals Intelligence Production
    1N375A Mid East Cryptologic Linguist
    1N371A German Cryptologic Linguist
    1N200 Signals Intelligence Analysis Manager
    1N375B Mid East Cryptologic Linguist
    1N251 Signals Intelligence Production
    2600 Basic Signals Intelligence/Ground Electronic Warfare Operator
    0336 Tactical Support Center (TSC) Operations Control Operator
    2631 Electronic Intelligence (Elint) Intercept Operator/Analyst
    0488 AN/SQQ-32 Minehunting Sonar Set Operator
    2536 Ground Mobile Forces Satcom Operator
    8236 E-6A Reel System Operator
    8981 Military Affiliate Radio System Radio Operator
    8193 Electronic Imaging Systems Specialist
    2585 Plrs Master Station Operator
    8265 Flight Communications Operator
    8237 E-6A Mission Avionics Operator
    2675 Cryptologic Linguist, Russian
    2537 Radio Chief
    2674 Cryptologic Linguist, Spanish
    2621 Communications Intelligence Intercept Operator/Analyst
    2673 Cryptologic Linguist, Korean
    2629 Signals Intelligence Analyst
    2671 Cryptologic Linguist, Arabic
    2306 Computer Based Training Technician
    9102 Battle Force ELINT Analyst (BFEA)
    RM Radiomen
    2669 Cryptologic Support Specialist
    2651 Special Intelligence Communicator
    2691 Signals Intelligence/Electronic Warfare Chief
    3925 Digital Imagery Workstation Suite Afloat (DIWSA) Operator/Analyst
    23TO TRIDENT ECS Operator
    CTR Cryptologic Technician Collection
    CTT Cryptologic Technicians (Technical)
    9133 CROSSHAIR Net Control Station (NCS)/CROSSHAIR Support Center (CSC) Operator
    9141 Intermediate Technical ELINT (TECHELINT) Analysis Technician
    8203 ES-3 Electronic Warfare Operational Intelligence Crewman
    9124 Direct Support (DIRSUP)/Ships Signals Exploitation Equipment Operator
    9147 Intermediate Signals Analyst
    23SO SSN ECS Operator
    9149 Advanced Signals Analyst
    2534 High Frequency Communication Central Operator
    2535 Fleet Satcom Terminal Operator
    EW Electronics Warfare Technicians
    14TO TRIDENT I/II Radio Frequency (RF) Equipment Operator
    9104 Telemetry Collection and Analysis Technician
    2532 Multichannel Equipment Operator
    3924 Navy Tactical Command System-Afloat (NTCS-A) Operational Intelligence (OPINTEL) Analyst
    2531 Field Radio Operator
    9126 SEAMARK Advanced Operator
    7381 Airborne Radio Operator/Inflight Refueling Observer/Loadmaster-Trainee (Aro/Iro/Lm)
    3923 NTCS-A Strike Warfare Intelligence Applications Analyst
    1781 Electronic Warfare Technician (Advanced Application)
    9403 EP-3E Specific Electronic Warfare Operator
    8284 Electronics Warfare Operational Intelligence Crewman

    OES98 (Occupational Employment Statistics): 39008 Radio Operators

    OPM97 (Office of Personnel Management Occupations): 0390 Telecommunications Processing
    0392 General Telecommunications
    9806 Radio Officer (Freighter)
    9805 Radio Officer
    0389 Radio Operating
    5235 Test Range Tracking
    9909 Radio Officer
    0132 Intelligence
    9912 First Assistant Radio Electronics Officer
    9910 First Assistant Radio Officer

    SOC98 (Standard Occupational Classification): 27-4013 Radio Operators

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