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TITLE: Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders, Food and Tobacco

DEFINITION: Operate or tend cooking equipment, such as steam cooking vats, deep fry cookers, pressure cookers, kettles, and boilers, to prepare food products, such as meats, sugar, cheese, and grain. Exclude food roasting, baking, and drying machine operators and tenders.

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


    TASKS:

    1. Starts conveyers, machines or pumps and sets temperature, pressures and time controls.

    2. Activates agitators and paddles to mix or stir ingredients and stops machine when ingredients are thoroughly mixed.

    3. Operates and controls equipment such as, kettles, cookers, vats and tanks, to cook ingredients or prepare products for further processing.

    4. Observes gauges, dials and product texture or color and adjusts controls to maintain appropriate temperature, pressure and flow of ingredients.

    5. Admits required amounts of water, steam, cooking oils or compressed air into equipment.

    6. Turns valves or starts pumps to drain product from equipment and transfer to storage, cooling or further processing areas.

    7. Operates auxiliary machines and equipment such as grinders, canners and molding presses, to prepare or further process products.

    8. Reads recipes or formulae to determine ingredients or quantities of ingredients needed.

    9. Places products on conveyor or cart and monitors flow.

    10. Listens for malfunction alarms, shuts down equipment, and notifies supervisor.

    11. Measures or weighs prescribed ingredients, using scales or measuring containers.

    12. Pours, adds or loads prescribed quantities of ingredients or products into cooking equipment, manually or using hoist.

    13. Examines sample of product, tests color, content, consistency, viscosity, acidity, or specific gravity, and removes impurities from product.

    14. Notifies or signals other workers to operate equipment or when processing complete.

    15. Removes cooked material or products from equipment.

    16. Cleans and washes equipment, using water hoses, cleaning or sterilizing solutions or rinses.

    17. Records production and test data, such as processing steps, temperature and steam readings, cooking time, batches processed, and test results.

    KNOWLEDGE:
    Knowledge elements are ranked by importance.

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

    40 Food Production
    Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting of food for consumption including crop rotation methods, animal husbandry, and food storage/handling techniques

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

    25 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

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

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

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

    20 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

    15 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

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

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

    15 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

    10 Biology
    Knowledge of plant and animal living tissue, cells, organisms, and entities, including their functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment

    10 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

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

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

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

    5 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

    5 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

    5 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

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

    SKILLS:
    Skills elements are ranked by importance.

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

    80 Operation and Control
    Controlling operations of equipment or systems

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

    60 Product Inspection
    Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products

    55 Mathematics
    Using mathematics to solve problems

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

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

    35 Problem Identification
    Identifying the nature of problems

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    25 Science
    Using scientific methods to solve problems

    25 Speaking
    Talking to others to effectively convey information

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

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

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

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

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

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

    15 Coordination
    Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions

    15 Idea Generation
    Generating a number of different approaches to problems

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    5 Implementation Planning
    Developing approaches for implementing an idea

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

    5 Repairing
    Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools .

    ABILITIES:
    Abilities elements are ranked by importance.

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

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

    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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    40 Arm-Hand Steadiness
    The ability to keep the hand and arm steady while making an arm movement or while holding the arm and hand in one position

    40 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

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

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

    35 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

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

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

    35 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

    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

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

    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)

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

    30 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.

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

    25 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

    25 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

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

    20 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

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

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

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

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

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

    10 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

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

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

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

    5 Far Vision
    The ability to see details at a distance

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

    WORK ACTIVITIES:
    Work activities elements are ranked by importance.

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

    85 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.

    75 Monitor Processes, Material, or Surroundings
    Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, often to detect problems or to find out when things are finished.

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

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

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

    60 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.

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

    55 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.

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

    50 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.

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

    40 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.

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

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

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

    30 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.

    30 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    5 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.

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

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

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

    5 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.

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

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

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

    5 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) .

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

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

    80 (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?

    70 (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?

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

    56 (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.)

    55 (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?

    55 (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

    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?

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

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

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

    45 (F) Hazardous Equipment
    How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to harardous equipment? Hazardous Equipment (e.g., saws, machinery/mechanical parts include exposure to vehicular traffic, but not driving a vehicle)

    44 (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?

    43 (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

    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?

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

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

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

    30 (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?

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

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

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

    24 (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?

    24 (D) Hazardous Equipment
    If injury, due to exposure to hazardous equipment, were to occur while performing this job, how serious would be the likely outcome? Hazardous Equipment (e.g., saws, machinery/mechanical parts include exposure to vehicular traffic, but not driving a vehicle)

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

    23 (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?

    23 (L) Hazardous Equipment
    What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to hazardous equipment while performing this job? Hazardous Equipment (e.g., saws, machinery/mechanical parts include exposure to vehicular traffic, but not driving a vehicle)

    17 (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?

    16 (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

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

    15 (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?

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

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

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

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

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

    5 (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?

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

    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 (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)?

    INTERESTS:
    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.

    33 Conventional
    Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

    17 Enterprising
    Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

    17 Investigative
    Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.

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

    11 Artistic
    Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.

    WORK VALUES:
    Work values elements are ranked by extent.

    58 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.

    51 Relationships-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.

    44 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.

    30 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.

    22 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.

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

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

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

    56 Independence
    Workers on this job do their work alone

    56 Activity
    Workers on this job are busy all the time

    56 Security
    Workers on this job have steady employment

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

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

    41 Advancement
    Workers on this job have opportunities for advancement

    41 Achievement
    Workers on this job get a feeling of accomplishment

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

    38 Working Conditions
    Workers on this job have good working conditions

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

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

    31 Responsibility
    Workers on this job make decisions on their own

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

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

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

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

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

    13 Creativity
    Workers on this job try out their own ideas

    CROSSWALKS:
    DOT91 (Dictionary of Occupational Titles): 523685030 Cook-Box Filler
    529484010 Steak Sauce Maker
    526685022 Cooker
    526685042 Popcorn-Candy Maker
    521687090 Nut Steamer
    522362010 Yeast Distiller
    522682014 Ordering-Machine Operator
    526685046 Potato-Chip Frier
    522382010 Cottage-Cheese Maker
    523682010 Chocolate Temperer
    522382022 Mash-Tub-Cooker Operator
    523682018 Dextrine Mixer
    523685034 Cooker, Meal
    522482010 Masher
    522682010 Kettle Operator
    526381026 Cook, Kettle
    526682018 Cook, Syrup Maker
    522685018 Brine Maker I
    526665014 Kettle Tender
    522685102 Vacuum-Conditioner Operator
    526665010 Cooker, Process Cheese
    526685062 Tripe Cooker
    526382022 Molasses and Caramel Operator
    523685014 Blanching-Machine Operator
    520685082 Cooker, Casing
    526682034 Retort Operator
    526382014 Confectionery Cooker
    523685114 Sterilizer Operator
    526685050 Potato-Pancake Frier
    523382022 Processor, Instant Potato
    522685034 Corn Cooker
    526682014 Cook, Dog-and-Cat Food
    522685094 Steam-Conditioner Operator
    522382034 Sugar Boiler
    526685010 Cook
    526685014 Cook, Fry, Deep Fat
    526685018 Cook, Vacuum Kettle
    523685022 Chocolate Temperer
    526685058 Thermoscrew Operator
    529685290 Cook, Soybean Specialties
    553665022 Cooker Tender

    AIM97 (Apprenticeship Information Management): No crosswalks

    CEN90 (1990 Census Occupations): 688 Food Batchmakers
    777 Miscellaneous Machine Operators, N.E.C.
    795 Miscellaneous Hand Working Occupations
    756 Mixing and Blending Machine Operators

    CIP90 (Classification of Instructional Programs): 200401 Institutional Food Workers and Administrators, General
    010401 Agricultural and Food Products Processing Operations and Mgm

    GOE93 (Guide for Occupational Exploration): 060419 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Assorted Materials Pr
    060228 Production Work: Manual Work, Food Processing
    060415 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Food Processing
    060428 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Food Processing
    060215 Production Work: Equipment Operation, Food Processing

    MOC97 (Military Occupational Codes): No crosswalks

    OES98 (Occupational Employment Statistics): 92917 Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders, Food and Tobacco

    OPM97 (Office of Personnel Management Occupations): No crosswalks

    SOC98 (Standard Occupational Classification): 51-3093 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders


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