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TITLE: Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Operators and Tenders

DEFINITION: Operate or tend machines such as filter presses, shaker screens, centrifuges, condenser tubes, precipitator tanks, fermenting tanks, evaporating tanks, scrubbing towers and batch stills. These machines extract, sort, or separate liquids, gases, or solid materials from other materials in order to recover a refined product or material. Exclude workers who operate equipment to control chemical changes or reactions.

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


    TASKS:

    1. Starts agitators, shakers, conveyors, pumps, or centrifuge machines, turns valves, or moves controls to admit, drain, filter, mix, or transfer materials.

    2. Sets or adjusts machine controls to regulate conditions, such as material flow, temperature, and pressure, according to specified operating procedures.

    3. Monitors material flow and control instruments, such as gauges, indicators, and meters to ensure optimal processing conditions and results.

    4. Dumps, pours, or loads specified amounts of refined or unrefined materials into equipment or containers for further processing or storage.

    5. Removes clogs, defects, and impurities from machines, tanks, conveyors, screen, or other processing equipment.

    6. Measures or weighs materials to be refined, mixed, transferred, stored, or otherwise processed.

    7. Examines samples visually or by hand to verify quality, such as clarity, cleanliness, consistency, dryness, and texture.

    8. Inspects machines and equipment for hazards, operating efficiency, mechanical malfunctions, wear, and leaks.

    9. Lubricates, connects, installs, replaces, or makes minor adjustments or repairs to hoses, pumps, filters, or screens to maintain processing equipment, using hand tools.

    10. Cleans tanks, screens, inflow pipes, and other processing equipment, using hoses, brushes, scrappers, or chemical solutions.

    11. Collects samples of material or product for laboratory analysis.

    12. Tests samples to determine viscosity, acidity, specific gravity, or degree of concentration, using test equipment, such as viscometer, pH meter, and hydrometer.

    13. Removes full bags or containers from discharge outlets and replaces them with empty ones.

    14. Maintains log of instrument readings, test results, and shift production.

    15. Communicates or signals processing instructions to other workers.

    KNOWLEDGE:
    Knowledge elements are ranked by importance.

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

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

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

    35 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

    30 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

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

    25 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

    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

    5 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

    SKILLS:
    Skills elements are ranked by importance.

    75 Product Inspection
    Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products

    70 Operation and Control
    Controlling operations of equipment or systems

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

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

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

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

    45 Mathematics
    Using mathematics to solve problems

    45 Science
    Using scientific methods to solve problems

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

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

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

    40 Problem Identification
    Identifying the nature of problems

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

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

    40 Repairing
    Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools

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

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

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

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

    35 Speaking
    Talking to others to effectively convey information

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

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

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

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

    20 Coordination
    Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions

    20 Idea Generation
    Generating a number of different approaches to problems

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

    20 Implementation Planning
    Developing approaches for implementing an idea

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

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

    15 Instructing
    Teaching others how to do something

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

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

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

    10 Persuasion
    Persuading others to approach things differently

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

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

    5 Negotiation
    Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences

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

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

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

    ABILITIES:
    Abilities elements are ranked by importance.

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

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

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

    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.

    45 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

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

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

    45 Trunk Strength
    The ability to use one's abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without "giving out" or fatiguing

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

    40 Perceptual Speed
    The ability to quickly and accurately compare letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object

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

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

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

    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 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.

    35 Multilimb Coordination
    The ability to coordinate movements of two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the body is in motion

    35 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.

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

    30 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

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

    30 Flexibility of Closure
    The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material

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

    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 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 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

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

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

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

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

    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.

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

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

    15 Gross Body Coordination
    The ability to coordinate the movement of the arms, legs, and torso together in activities where the whole body is in motion

    15 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

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

    15 Far Vision
    The ability to see details at a distance

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

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

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

    10 Originality
    The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem

    10 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

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

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

    WORK ACTIVITIES:
    Work activities elements are ranked by importance.

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

    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 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.

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

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

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

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

    55 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.

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

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

    50 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.

    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 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.

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

    35 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.

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

    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.

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

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

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

    10 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.

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

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

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

    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.

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

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

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

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

    95 (F) Using Hands on Objects, Tools, Controls
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls?

    80 (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?

    76 (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) 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?

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

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

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

    60 (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.)

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

    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?

    48 (I) Importance of Repeating Same Tasks
    How important is repeating the same physical activities (e.g., key entry) or mental activities (e.g., checking entries in a ledger) over and over, without stopping, to performing this job?

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

    45 (F) Hazardous 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)

    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)

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

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

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

    29 (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)

    28 (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)

    25 (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

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

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

    20 (F) Very Hot
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Very hot (above 90 F) or very cold (under 32 F) temperatures?

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

    20 (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)

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

    17 (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?

    15 (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.)

    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?

    15 (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?

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

    14 (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

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

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

    12 (D) High Places
    If injury, due to exposure to high places, were to occur while performing this job, how serious would be the likely outcome? High Places (e.g., heights above 8 feet on ladders, poles, scaffolding, catwalks, etc.)

    10 (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?

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

    10 (F) Specialized Protective or Safety Attire
    How often does the worker wear: Specialized protective or safety attire, such as breathing apparatus, safety harness, full protection suit, or radiation protection?

    9 (L) High Places
    What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to high places while performing this job? High Places (e.g., heights above 8 feet on ladders, poles, scaffolding, catwalks, etc.)

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

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

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

    4 (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)?

    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.

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

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

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

    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.

    63 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.

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

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

    42 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.

    41 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.

    32 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

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

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

    59 Activity
    Workers on this job are busy all the time

    56 Independence
    Workers on this job do their work alone

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

    53 Security
    Workers on this job have steady employment

    50 Advancement
    Workers on this job have opportunities for advancement

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

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

    44 Working Conditions
    Workers on this job have good working conditions

    41 Achievement
    Workers on this job get a feeling of accomplishment

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

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

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

    38 Responsibility
    Workers on this job make decisions on their own

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

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

    28 Creativity
    Workers on this job try out their own ideas

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

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

    CROSSWALKS:
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    934685018 Shaker Tender
    954385010 Basin Operator
    934685022 Spiral Runner
    939685010 Pond Tender
    529682022 Drier Operator
    521565018 Soft-Sugar Operator, Head
    521685126 Filter Operator
    521685270 Riddler Operator
    521685130 Filter-Press Tender
    521685262 Pulper Tender
    521685258 Pulp-Press Tender
    521685138 Filtering-Machine Tender
    523385010 Pressure-Tank Operator
    521685146 Fruit-Press Operator
    521685254 Processor, Grain
    521685178 Hop Strainer
    521685154 Grader Tender
    521685238 Nut-Sorter Operator
    521685174 Honey Extractor
    521582010 Silica-Filter Operator
    521685250 Potato-Peeling-Machine Operator
    521685246 Peanut Blancher
    521685182 Hopper Attendant
    521685186 Hot-Wort Settler
    521685242 Oilseed-Meat Presser
    521685198 Linter Tender
    521685206 Lye-Peel Operator
    521685218 Meat-Grading-Machine Operator
    521685230 Monitor-and-Storage-Bin Tender
    521685150 Gluten-Settling Tender
    521685050 Centrifuge Operator
    521665022 Rice Cleaning Machine Tender
    521665026 Sieve-Grader Tender
    521682010 Centrifugal Operator
    521682014 Cocoa-Press Operator
    521682018 Filter Operator
    521682030 Huller Operator
    521685010 Almond Huller
    521685014 Almond-Blancher Operator
    521685022 Batch-Tank Controller
    521685026 Bleacher, Lard
    521685030 Bolter
    521685038 Brine-Tank-Separator Operator
    521685114 Egg-Breaking-Machine Operator
    521685046 Centrifuge Operator
    521585010 Centrifugal-Station Operator, Automatic
    521685054 Clarifier
    521685058 Clarifier
    521685062 Clean-Rice Grader and Reel Tender
    521685066 Cocoa-Bean Cleaner
    521665018 Filter-Press Tender, Head
    521685070 Cocoa-Butter-Filter Operator
    521665014 Extractor-Machine Operator
    521685322 Spice Cleaner
    521685106 Dethistler Operator
    521665010 Char-Filter-Tank Tender, Head
    511662010 Clarifier Operator
    521685118 Extractor Operator
    521685042 Centrifuge Operator
    522685090 Seed-Yeast Operator
    511585010 Hydrate-Control Tender
    523685110 Pasteurizer
    522665010 Filter Tender
    529382030 Irish-Moss Operator
    519665018 Wet-Plant Operator
    522685042 De-Alcoholizer
    522685046 Deodorizer
    522685050 Dorr Operator
    522685054 Dropper, Fermenting Cellar
    522685058 Drum Loader and Unloader
    522685070 Honey Processor
    522685074 Malt-House Operator
    522465010 Steep Tender
    522685082 Neutralizer
    522382030 Still Operator I
    522685098 Still Operator
    522685106 Wringer Operator
    522685110 Yeast-Fermentation Attendant
    522685114 Barley Steeper
    523682034 Percolator Operator
    511462010 Concentrator Operator
    529362014 Dry-Starch Operator, Automatic
    511385010 Zinc-Chloride Operator
    523585026 Pasteurizer
    523585010 Butter Liquefier
    523562010 Diffuser Operator
    523382014 Maple-Syrup Maker
    523382018 Melter Operator
    522685078 Molasses Preparer
    525685022 Hide Puller
    521685282 Screen-Room Operator
    521685286 Separator Operator, Shellfish Meats
    521685290 Separator Tender II
    521685294 Sheller II
    521565014 Mash-Filter Operator
    521685318 Sorting-Machine Operator
    521685134 Filter-Tank-Tender Helper, Head
    521685334 Stemmer, Machine
    529682010 Centrifuge Operator
    525685030 Skin-Peeling-Machine Operator
    521685362 Threshing-Machine Operator
    521685370 Winery Worker
    522585014 Germination Worker
    521685382 Flavoring Oil Filterer
    521685274 Rough-Rice Tender
    511582010 Leacher
    511565018 Iron-Launder Operator
    529582014 Flash-Drier Operator
    511565010 Dewaterer Operator
    529582010 Carbonation Equipment Operator
    511562010 Classifier Operator
    511485014 Thickener Operator
    511485010 Molybdenum-Steamer Operator
    511482014 Cryolite-Recovery Operator
    511465010 Top-Precipitator Operator
    522382014 Fermentation Operator
    522382018 Liquor Blender
    522382026 Still Operator II
    521685374 Winterizer
    511685018 Condenser-Tube Tender
    509685050 Scrap Handler
    511685034 Kettle Tender, Platinum and Palladium
    511685030 Kettle Tender II
    520485030 Starchmaker
    511685026 Flotation Tender
    511685042 Precipitator II
    521685142 Finisher Operator
    511685054 Slime-Plant Operator II
    511685050 Screen Operator
    511685014 Classifier Tender
    511685010 Amalgamator
    511685038 Precipitator I
    511664010 Bottom-Precipitator Operator
    521362018 Refinery Operator
    521462010 Refinery Operator, Assistant
    529682038 Egg Pasteurizer
    521362010 Continuous-Absorption-Process Operator
    521385010 Cracking-and-Fanning-Machine Operator
    521382014 Separator Operator
    511685062 Table Tender
    521365010 Char-Filter Operator
    521382010 Evaporator Operator
    559685190 Wet-End Operator II
    549382010 Natural-Gas-Treating-Unit Operator
    558565014 Electric-Cell Tender
    559685118 Lime-Kiln Operator
    692685166 Separator Operator
    559685074 Flaker Operator
    543682022 Paraffin-Plant-Sweater Operator
    553382018 Evaporator Operator I
    559685042 Crystallizer Operator I
    541685014 Lead Recoverer, Continuous-Naphtha-Treating Plant
    559686034 Opener
    551685070 Fat-Purification Worker
    529685158 Lard Refiner
    549382014 Oil-Recovery-Unit Operator
    559685010 Acid Purifier
    549585010 Acetylene-Plant Operator
    529685154 Laborer, Starch Factory
    558382042 Kettle Operator
    551685074 Filter Helper
    551685050 Dust-Collector Operator
    551685066 Extractor-and-Wringer Operator
    551685062 Extractor Operator, Solvent Process
    551685058 Extractor Operator
    551685038 Centrifuge-Separator Operator
    559382022 Glue Maker, Bone
    551685034 Centrifuge Operator
    551685078 Filter Operator
    551585010 Filter-Tank Operator
    558685058 Chemical Reclamation Equipment Operator
    529685114 Filter Tender, Jelly
    558685026 De-Ionizer Operator
    599665010 Seed-Cleaner Operator
    529685106 Expeller Operator
    599685018 Centrifuge Operator, Plasma Processing
    553682018 Evaporator Operator II
    551362010 Purification Operator II
    551685150 Vacuum-Pan Operator I
    599685042 Filter-Press Tender
    551365010 Strainer Tender
    551382010 Absorption Operator
    559685166 Separator Operator
    551562010 Filtration Operator, Polyethylene Catalyst
    558382010 Acid Extractor
    551585014 Mercury Purifier
    553685010 Ammonium-Nitrate Crystallizer
    551665010 Naphthalene Operator
    599685082 Screener Operator
    558682022 Recovery Operator
    551685014 Boiling-Tub Operator
    551685018 Bone-Cooking Operator
    551685022 Catalyst-Recovery Operator
    542685014 Sublimer
    551685030 Centrifuge Operator
    551685054 Extractor Operator
    559582010 Coagulation Operator
    551485010 Water-Treatment-Plant Operator
    552382010 Pyridine Operator
    552685014 Batch-Still Operator I
    541382010 Coal Washer
    541382014 Crude-Oil Treater
    552362010 Monomer-Purification Operator
    541585010 Centrifuge-Separator Tender
    551685134 Soda Dialyzer
    551685130 Screen Operator
    552685018 Bath-Mix Operator
    551685126 Salt Washer
    559585022 Vacuum-Pan Operator III
    559682054 Sterile-Products Processor
    551685162 Wringer Operator
    551685082 Filter-Press Operator
    559682062 Strong-Nitric Operator
    529685094 Deoiling-Machine and Pasteurizing-Machine Operator
    552462010 Distillation Operator
    579685046 Rouge Sifter and Miller
    559665018 Extractor-Plant Operator
    552682010 Distiller I
    551685106 Poacher Operator
    559682038 Ripening-Room Attendant
    552685010 Acetone-Recovery Worker
    552682014 Distiller II
    529687170 Press Puller
    559682026 Flusher
    552682018 Extractor Operator
    551685122 Purification Operator I
    552685030 Still-Operator Helper
    541362010 Desulfurizer Operator
    541362014 Pump Operator, Byproducts
    529685198 Refining-Machine Operator
    571685014 Glaze Handler
    533685026 Screen Tender, Chips
    533685022 Screen Tender
    551685154 Vacuum-Pan Operator II
    533685018 Save-All Operator
    551685086 Grease-Refiner Operator
    551685090 Leacher
    541685010 Heavy-Media Operator
    541665010 Shaker Tender
    551685098 Mercury Washer
    541682010 Paraffin-Plant Operator
    552685026 Still Tender
    559682066 Utility Operator I
    551685146 Tetryl-Screen Operator
    532685018 Evaporator Operator
    589685054 Feather Separator
    551685158 Wax Bleacher
    551685102 Nitroglycerin-Separator Operator
    533682010 Decker Operator

    AIM97 (Apprenticeship Information Management): 0461 PURIFICATION OPERATOR II

    CEN90 (1990 Census Occupations): 768 Crushing and Grinding Machine Operators
    715 Miscellaneous Metal, Plastic, Stone and Glass Working Machin
    757 Separating, Filtering, and Clarifying Machine Operators
    777 Miscellaneous Machine Operators, N.E.C.
    758 Compressing and Compacting Machine Operators
    756 Mixing and Blending Machine Operators

    CIP90 (Classification of Instructional Programs): 010401 Agricultural and Food Products Processing Operations and Mgm

    GOE93 (Guide for Occupational Exploration): 060215 Production Work: Equipment Operation, Food Processing
    060410 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Metal Processing
    060217 Production Work: Equipment Operation, Clay and Coke Processing
    060218 Production Work: Equipment Operation, Assorted Materials Processing
    060409 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Work, Assorted Materials
    060417 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Clay Processing
    060408 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Work, Stone, Glass, and Clay
    060418 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Wood Processing
    060407 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Work, Rubber
    030401 Elemental Work: Plants and Animals: Farming
    060413 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Rubber, Plastics, and
    060207 Production Work: Machine Work, Rubber
    060302 Quality Control: Inspecting, Grading, Sorting, Weighing, and Recording
    060414 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Paper Making
    051207 Elemental Work: Mechanical: Crushing, Mixing, Separating, and Chipping
    051206 Elemental Work: Mechanical: Pumping
    060210 Production Work: Equipment Operation, Metal Processing
    060419 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Assorted Materials Pr
    060412 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Petroleum, Gas, and C
    060214 Production Work: Equipment Operation, Paper and Paper Products Process
    060403 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Work, Wood
    060212 Production Work: Equipment Operation, Petroleum and Gas Processing
    060213 Production Work: Equipment Operation, Rubber, Plastics, and Glass Proc
    060415 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Food Processing
    060411 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Chemical Processing
    060211 Production Work: Equipment Operation, Chemical Processing
    060440 Elemental Work: Industrial: Loading, Moving, Hoisting, and Conveying

    MOC97 (Military Occupational Codes): 62G Quarrying Specialist

    OES98 (Occupational Employment Statistics): 92962 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating and Still Machine Ope

    OPM97 (Office of Personnel Management Occupations): 5716 Engineering Equipment Operating
    5475 Preparation Plant Operating
    3744 Refining Equipment Operating
    5473 Oil Reclamation Equipment Operating
    5454 Solvent Still Operating

    SOC98 (Standard Occupational Classification): 51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders


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