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TITLE: First-Line Supervisors and Manager/Supervisors- Transportation and Material Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

DEFINITION: Directly supervise and coordinate activities of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators. May supervise helpers assigned to these workers. Manager/Supervisors are generally found in smaller establishments where they perform both supervisory and management functions, such as accounting, marketing, and personnel work, and may also engage in the same work as the workers they supervise. Exclude work leaders who spend 20 percent or more of their time at tasks similar to those of employees under their supervision and include them in the occupations which are most closely related to their specific work duties.

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


    TASKS:

    1. Reviews orders, production schedules, and shipping/receiving notices to determine work sequence and material shipping dates, type, volume, and destinations.

    2. Plans and establishes transportation routes, work schedules, and assignments and allocates equipment to meet transportation, operations, or production goals.

    3. Directs workers in transportation or related services, such as pumping, moving, storing, and loading/unloading of materials or people.

    4. Maintains or verifies time, transportation, financial, inventory and personnel records

    5. Explains and demonstrates work tasks to new workers or assigns workers to experienced workers for further training.

    6. Resolves worker problems or assists workers in solving problems.

    7. Computes and estimates cash, payroll, transportation, personnel, and storage requirements, using calculator.

    8. Requisitions needed personnel, supplies, equipment, parts, or repair services.

    9. Recommends and implements measures to improve worker motivation, equipment performance, work methods, and customer services.

    10. Prepares, compiles, and submits reports on work activities, operations, production, and work related accidents.

    11. Inspects or tests materials, stock, vehicles, equipment, and facilities to locate defects, meet maintenance or production specifications, and verify safety standards.

    12. Interprets transportation and tariff regulations, shipping orders, safety regulations, and company policies and procedures for workers.

    13. Recommends or implements personnel actions, such as hiring, firing, and performance evaluations.

    14. Receives telephone or radio reports of emergencies and dispatches personnel and vehicle in response to request.

    15. Confers with customers, supervisors, contractors, and other personnel to exchange information and resolve problems.

    16. Assists workers in performing tasks, such as coupling railroad cars or loading vehicles.

    17. Repairs or schedules repair and preventive maintenance of vehicles and other equipment.

    18. Examines, measures, and weighs cargo or materials to determine specific handling requirements.

    19. Drives vehicles or operates machines or equipment.

    KNOWLEDGE:
    Knowledge elements are ranked by importance.

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

    96 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

    92 Personnel and Human Resources
    Knowledge of policies and practices involved in personnel/human resource functions. This includes recruitment, selection, training, and promotion regulations and procedures; compensation and benefits packages; labor relations and negotiation strategies; and personnel information systems

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

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

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

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

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

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

    50 Sales and Marketing
    Knowledge of principles and methods involved in showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategies and tactics, product demonstration and sales techniques, and sales control systems

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

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

    42 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

    42 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

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

    42 Physics
    Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, and applications including air, water, material dynamics, light, atomic principles, heat, electric theory, earth formations, and meteorological and related natural phenomena

    38 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

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

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

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

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

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

    4 Sociology and Anthropology
    Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, cultures, their history, migrations, ethnicity, and origins

    SKILLS:
    Skills elements are ranked by importance.

    75 Speaking
    Talking to others to effectively convey information

    71 Coordination
    Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions

    71 Mathematics
    Using mathematics to solve problems

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

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

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

    67 Problem Identification
    Identifying the nature of problems

    67 Instructing
    Teaching others how to do something

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

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

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

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

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

    58 Implementation Planning
    Developing approaches for implementing an idea

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    54 Product Inspection
    Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products

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

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

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

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

    46 Negotiation
    Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences

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

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

    42 Operation and Control
    Controlling operations of equipment or systems

    42 Idea Generation
    Generating a number of different approaches to problems

    38 Repairing
    Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools

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

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

    33 Persuasion
    Persuading others to approach things differently

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

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

    25 Science
    Using scientific methods to solve problems

    25 Service Orientation
    Actively looking for ways to help people

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

    13 Installation
    Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications .

    ABILITIES:
    Abilities elements are ranked by importance.

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

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

    60 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.

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

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

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

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

    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.

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

    50 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.

    45 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.

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

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

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

    40 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)

    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 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

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

    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

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

    30 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

    25 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

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

    25 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.

    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 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 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

    20 Far Vision
    The ability to see details at a distance

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    10 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

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

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

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

    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

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

    WORK ACTIVITIES:
    Work activities elements are ranked by importance.

    85 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.

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

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

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

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

    70 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.

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

    70 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.

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

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

    60 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.

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

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

    55 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    50 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.

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

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

    50 Staffing Organizational Units
    Recruiting, interviewing, selecting, hiring, and promoting persons for the organization.

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

    45 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.

    45 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.

    45 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.

    45 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    25 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.

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

    20 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.

    15 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.

    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) .

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

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

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

    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?

    67 (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?

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

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

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

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

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

    48 (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?

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

    45 (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?

    45 (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?

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

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

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

    40 (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)?

    40 (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?

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

    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?

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

    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) 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)

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

    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?

    25 (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?

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

    24 (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)?

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

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

    20 (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?

    20 (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 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)

    15 (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?

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

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

    11 (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)

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

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

    10 (F) Diseases or Infections
    How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to diseases/infection? Diseases/Infections (e.g., patient care, some laboratory work, sanitation control, etc.)

    10 (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)?

    8 (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.)

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

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

    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.)

    INTERESTS:
    Interest elements are ranked by occupational interest.

    89 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.

    78 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.

    67 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.

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

    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 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.

    70 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.

    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.

    65 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.

    59 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.

    56 Working Conditions-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.

    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.

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

    78 Responsibility
    Workers on this job make decisions on their own

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

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

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

    69 Activity
    Workers on this job are busy all the time

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

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

    66 Achievement
    Workers on this job get a feeling of accomplishment

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

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

    59 Security
    Workers on this job have steady employment

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

    56 Creativity
    Workers on this job try out their own ideas

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

    56 Advancement
    Workers on this job have opportunities for advancement

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

    53 Working Conditions
    Workers on this job have good working conditions

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

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

    31 Independence
    Workers on this job do their work alone

    CROSSWALKS:
    DOT91 (Dictionary of Occupational Titles): 911137018 Header
    910137034 Road Supervisor of Engines
    910137046 Yard Manager
    909137010 Driver Supervisor
    909137014 Garbage-Collection Supervisor
    922137026 Warehouse Traffic Supervisor
    909137018 Truck Supervisor
    929137030 Yard Supervisor, Building Materials or Lumber
    911137022 Superintendent, Stevedoring
    915133010 Supervisor, Parking Lot
    929133010 Yard Supervisor
    911137026 Supervisor, Ferry Terminal
    929132010 Supervisor, Reactor Fueling
    911131010 Boatswain
    914132018 Supervisor, Cellars
    921137014 Material-Crew Supervisor
    921133018 Material-Handling Supervisor
    921133014 Load-Out Supervisor
    921133010 Crane-Crew Supervisor
    914134010 Gauger, Chief
    914137010 Distribution Supervisor
    914137014 Loading-Rack Supervisor
    932132014 Surface Supervisor
    921132010 Track Supervisor
    939131018 Well Puller, Head
    914137018 Supervisor, Dock
    910137022 Conductor, Yard
    914132014 Station Engineer, Chief
    914132010 Compressor-Station Engineer, Chief
    914131010 Supervisor, Pumping
    953137010 Gas-Pumping-Station Supervisor
    913167014 Dispatcher, Bus and Trolley
    913133014 Supervisor, Cab
    913133010 Road Supervisor
    914132022 Supervisor, Field Pipelines
    955137010 Snow-Removing Supervisor
    859137010 Supervisor, Grading
    955133010 Sanitary-Landfill Supervisor
    292137014 Supervisor, Route Sales-Delivery Drivers
    187167150 Manager, Storage Garage
    185167018 Manager, Distribution Warehouse
    579137030 Dispatcher, Concrete Products

    AIM97 (Apprenticeship Information Management): No crosswalks

    CEN90 (1990 Census Occupations): 803 Supervisors, Motor Vehicle Operators
    628 Supervisors, Production Occupations
    843 Supervisors, Material Moving Equipment Operators
    823 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
    864 Supervisors, Handlers, Equipment Cleaners, and Laborers, N.E
    828 Ship Captains and Mates, except Fishing Boats
    613 Supervisors, Extractive Occupations

    CIP90 (Classification of Instructional Programs): 520201 Business Administration and Management, General
    490309 Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer
    080709 General Distribution Operations
    520203 Logistics and Materials Management

    GOE93 (Guide for Occupational Exploration): 090303 Passenger Services: Instruction and Supervision
    080207 General Sales: Driving-Selling
    050803 Land and Water Vehicle Operation: Services Requiring Driving
    051102 Equipment Operation: Mining, Quarrying, Drilling
    090402 Customer Services: Sales Services
    050901 Material Control: Shipping, Receiving, and Stock Checking
    050802 Land and Water Vehicle Operation: Rail Vehicle Operation
    051104 Equipment Operation: Material Handling
    051202 Elemental Work: Mechanical: Mining, Quarrying, Drilling
    070405 Oral Communications: Information Transmitting and Receiving
    050801 Land and Water Vehicle Operation: Truck Driving
    060101 Production Technology: Supervision and Instruction
    050201 Managerial Work: Mechanical: Systems
    051218 Elemental Work: Mechanical: Cleaning and Maintenance
    051201 Elemental Work: Mechanical: Supervision
    051101 Equipment Operation: Construction
    050603 Systems Operation: Oil, Gas, and Water Distribution
    111103 Business Management: Transportation

    MOC97 (Military Occupational Codes): 9278 Ship's Boatswain
    1370 Warehouse and Storage Officer
    9278 Ship's Boatswain
    1370 Warehouse and Storage Officer
    88H Cargo Specialist
    62N Construction Equipment Supervisor
    88K Watercraft Operator
    90A Logistics
    34 Supply Operations
    2F071 Fuels
    3E271 Pavements And Construction Equipment
    920B Supply Systems Technician
    2S000 Supply Manager
    F&S Finance and Supply
    92B Supply and Materiel Management
    2S090 Supply Management
    92A Quartermaster, General
    2T271 Air Transportation
    BM Boatswain's Mate
    88M Motor Transport Operator
    76J Medical Supply Specialist
    920A Property Accounting Technician
    2T171 Vehicle Operations
    77F Petroleum Supply Specialist
    21S3 Supply
    9595 Hazardous Material Control Management Technician
    3537 Motor Transport Operations Chief
    6601 Basic Aviation Supply Officer
    0481 Landing Support Specialist
    AK Aviation Storekeepers
    3051 Warehouse Clerk
    SK Storekeepers
    9570 Stevedore
    Equipment Operators
    21S1 Supply
    BM Boatswain's Mates
    3010 Ground Supply Operations Officer
    21S4 Supply
    6602 Aviation Supply Officer
    3001 Basic Supply Administration and Operations Officer

    OES98 (Occupational Employment Statistics): 81011 First-Line Supervisors and Managers/Supervisors-Transportation and Mat

    OPM97 (Office of Personnel Management Occupations): 9898 Master-Mate (Fishing Vessel)
    5426 Lock and Dam Operating
    9901 (Miscellaneous jobs not covered by specific occupational s)
    9812 Boatswain (Freighter)
    5413 Fuel Distribution System Operating
    9939 Chief Electrician
    9896 Pilot
    9827 Chief Engineer
    9828 Assistant Engineer
    0084 Nuclear Materials Courier
    9829 Assistant Engineer (Day)
    9883 Room Steward
    9933 Second Assistant Engineer
    9907 Third Officer
    9906 Second Officer
    9920 Boatswain
    9927 Seaman-Fisherman
    9931 Chief Engineer
    5450 Conveyor Operating
    9905 First Officer
    3543 Stevedoring
    9904 Ship Pilot
    2185 Aircrew Technician
    9934 Third Assistant Engineer
    2161 Marine Cargo
    9856 Oiler (Diesel)
    9903 Chief Officer Cable
    2181 Aircraft Operation
    2030 Distribution Facilities and Storage Management
    5430 Drawbridge Operating
    9932 First Assistant Engineer
    5479 Dredging Equipment Operating
    5784 Riverboat Operating
    5723 Boat Operating
    5724 Ship Operating
    5725 Crane Operating
    5734 Wheel Operating
    5736 Braking-Switching and Conducting
    5716 Engineering Equipment Operating
    5782 Ship Operating
    5786 Small Craft Operating
    4741 General Equipment Operating
    5788 Deckhand
    5806 Mobile Equipment Servicing
    9803 Deck Officer
    6511 Missile/Toxic Materials Handling
    4602 Blocking and Bracing
    5737 Locomotive Engineering
    5703 Motor Vehicle Operating
    9801 Misc Vessel Jobs Excluded From The Fws
    5701 Misc Transportation/mobile Equipment Oper
    5704 Fork Lift Operating
    5705 Tractor Operating
    5706 Road Sweeper Operating
    5707 Tank Driving
    8862 Aircraft Attending
    9802 Master

    SOC98 (Standard Occupational Classification): 53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators