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TITLE: Transportation Managers

DEFINITION: Plan, direct, and coordinate the transportation operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that provide transportation services.



    1. Directs and coordinates, through subordinates, activities of operations department to obtain use of equipment, facilities, and human resources.

    2. Confers and cooperates with management and other in formulating and implementing administrative, operational and customer relations, policies and procedures.

    3. Analyzes expenditures, and other financial reports to develop plans, policies, and budgets for increasing profits and improving services.

    4. Enforces compliance of operations personnel with administrative policies, procedures, safety rules, and government regulations.

    5. Reviews transportation schedules, worker assignments and routes to ensure compliance with standards for personnel selection, safety, and union contract terms.

    6. Conducts investigations in cooperation with government agencies to determine causes of transportation accidents and to improve safety procedures.

    7. Oversees activities relating to dispatching, routing, and tracking transportation vehicles, such as aircraft and railroad cars.

    8. Prepares management recommendations, such as need for increasing fares, tariffs, or expansion or changes to existing schedules.

    9. Recommends or authorizes capital expenditures for acquisition of new equipment or property to increase efficiency and services of operations department.

    10. Oversees process of investigation and response to customer or shipper complaints relating to operations department.

    11. Oversees workers assigning tariff classifications, and preparing billing according to mode of transportation and destination of shipment.

    12. Acts as organization representative before commissions or regulatory bodies during hearings, such as to increase rates and change routes and schedules.

    13. Inspects or oversees repairs and maintenance to equipment, vehicles, and facilities to enforce standards for safety, efficiency, cleanliness, and appearance.

    14. Oversees procurement process, including research and testing of equipment, vendor contacts, and approval of requisitions.

    15. Negotiates and authorizes contracts with equipment and materials suppliers.

    16. Participates in union contract negotiations and settlement of grievances.

    Knowledge elements are ranked by importance.

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

    92 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

    75 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 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

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

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

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

    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 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

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

    33 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

    29 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

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

    21 Clerical
    Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing systems, filing and records management systems, stenography and transcription, forms design principles, and other office procedures and terminology

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

    17 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Skills elements are ranked by importance.

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

    71 Speaking
    Talking to others to effectively convey information

    71 Coordination
    Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions

    67 Problem Identification
    Identifying the nature of problems

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

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

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

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

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

    63 Implementation Planning
    Developing approaches for implementing an idea

    58 Idea Generation
    Generating a number of different approaches to problems

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

    58 Mathematics
    Using mathematics to solve problems

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

    58 Negotiation
    Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    42 Product Inspection
    Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products

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

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

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

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

    29 Persuasion
    Persuading others to approach things differently

    29 Instructing
    Teaching others how to do something

    25 Operation and Control
    Controlling operations of equipment or systems

    21 Repairing
    Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools

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

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

    17 Service Orientation
    Actively looking for ways to help people

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

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

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

    4 Science
    Using scientific methods to solve problems .

    Abilities elements are ranked by importance.

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

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

    80 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.

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

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

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

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

    60 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.

    60 Deductive Reasoning
    The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to come up with logical answers. It involves deciding if an answer makes sense.

    55 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

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

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

    50 Inductive Reasoning
    The ability to combine separate pieces of information, or specific answers to problems, to form general rules or conclusions. It includes coming up with a logical explanation for why a series of seemingly unrelated events occur together.

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

    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)

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

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

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

    20 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.

    15 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

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

    15 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 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

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

    10 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

    10 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

    5 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

    5 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

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

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

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

    5 Far Vision
    The ability to see details at a distance

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

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

    5 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

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

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

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

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

    5 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

    Work activities elements are ranked by importance.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    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.

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

    65 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.

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

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

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

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

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

    55 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    35 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.

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

    30 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.

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

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

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

    25 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.

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

    25 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.

    20 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.

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

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

    20 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.

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

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

    10 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.

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

    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 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) .

    88 (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?

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

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

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

    73 (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?

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

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

    68 (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?

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

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

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

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

    48 (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)?

    48 (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)?

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

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

    43 (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?

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

    35 (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?

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

    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) 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?

    20 (F) Sounds or Noise Levels Are Distracting
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Sounds and noise levels that are distracting and uncomfortable?

    20 (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?

    10 (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?

    10 (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?

    10 (F) Special Uniform
    How often does the worker wear: A special uniform, such as that of a commercial pilot, nurse, police officer, or military personnel?

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

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

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

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

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

    5 (F) 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

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

    4 (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?

    4 (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.)

    4 (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

    3 (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

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

    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.

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

    44 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.

    28 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.

    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 elements are ranked by extent.

    71 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.

    70 Achievement-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.

    64 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.

    61 Support-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.

    59 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.

    50 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.

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

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

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

    75 Security
    Workers on this job have steady employment

    75 Activity
    Workers on this job are busy all the time

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

    69 Responsibility
    Workers on this job make decisions on their own

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

    69 Working Conditions
    Workers on this job have good working conditions

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

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

    63 Achievement
    Workers on this job get a feeling of accomplishment

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

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

    59 Creativity
    Workers on this job try out their own ideas

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

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

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

    44 Advancement
    Workers on this job have opportunities for advancement

    34 Independence
    Workers on this job do their work alone

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

    DOT91 (Dictionary of Occupational Titles): 909127010 Safety Coordinator
    184167054 Manager, Bus Transportation
    180167062 Manager, Aerial Planting and Cultivation
    184167266 Transportation-Maintenance Supervisor
    184167066 Manager, Flight Control
    184167158 Superintendent, Division
    184167282 Division Road Supervisor
    184167214 Superintendent, Terminal
    184167082 Manager, Station
    184167090 Manager, Traffic
    184167094 Manager, Traffic
    184167098 Manager, Traffic I
    184167102 Manager, Traffic I
    184167106 Manager, Traffic II
    184167110 Manager, Truck Terminal
    184167058 Manager, Cargo-and-Ramp-Services
    184167122 Port-Traffic Manager
    184167070 Manager, Flight-Reservations
    184167130 Station Manager
    184167254 Terminal Superintendent
    184117014 Director, Transportation
    184167242 Supervisor, Terminal Operations
    184167170 Superintendent, Maintenance
    184167174 Superintendent, Maintenance
    184167178 Superintendent, Maintenance of Equipment
    184167182 Superintendent, Marine
    184167186 Superintendent, Marine Oil Terminal
    184167226 Superintendent, Transportation
    184167206 Superintendent, Stations
    184167274 Wharfinger, Chief
    184117066 Manager, Traffic
    184117018 District Supervisor
    196167010 Chief Pilot
    184117026 Manager, Airport
    184117034 Manager, Automotive Services
    184117038 Manager, Flight Operations
    184117042 Manager, Harbor Department
    184117050 Manager, Operations
    184117054 Manager, Regional
    184117058 Manager, Schedule Planning
    184167286 General Car Supervisor, Yard
    184117086 Manager, Car Inspection and Repair
    184167010 Boat Dispatcher
    184167042 General Agent, Operations
    186117030 General Claims Agent
    184167290 Supervisor, Communications-and-Signals
    184167294 Supervisor, Train Operations
    184267010 Freight-Traffic Consultant
    184117090 Regional Superintendent, Railroad Car Inspection and Repair

    AIM97 (Apprenticeship Information Management): No crosswalks

    CEN90 (1990 Census Occupations): 823 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
    022 Managers and Administrators, N.E.C.

    CIP90 (Classification of Instructional Programs): 520201 Business Administration and Management, General
    490104 Aviation Management
    010301 Agricultural Production Workers and Managers, General
    430201 Fire Protection and Safety Tech./Technician
    080709 General Distribution Operations
    010501 Agricultural Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling
    010304 Crop Production Operations and Management
    520203 Logistics and Materials Management

    GOE93 (Guide for Occupational Exploration): 050202 Managerial Work: Mechanical: Maintenance and Construction
    070501 Records Processing: Coordinating and Scheduling
    070102 Administrative Detail: Administration
    050204 Managerial Work: Mechanical: Communications
    050207 Managerial Work: Mechanical: Materials Handling
    110503 Business Administration: Management Services: Government
    110502 Business Administration: Administrative Specialization
    110501 Business Administration: Management Services: Non-Government
    111202 Contracts and Claims: Rental and Leasing
    111005 Regulations Enforcement: Company Policy
    111103 Business Management: Transportation

    MOC97 (Military Occupational Codes): 8192 Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Officer, Airframes
    8197 Aircraft Organizational Maintenance Officer, Aircraft Division
    8191 Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Officer, Powerplants
    8196 Aircraft Organizational Maintenance Officer, Line Division
    8189 Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Officer, General
    8177 Aircraft Maintenance Quality Control Officer
    8180 Air Wing Maintenance Officer
    8190 Aircraft Organizational Maintenance Officer, General
    1205 Air Traffic Officer
    9424 Naval Control of Shipping Officer
    1946 Fuel Depot Officer
    1272 Transportation Logistics Officer
    1215 Cargo Handling Officer
    1205 Air Traffic Officer
    9476 Port Services Officer
    9467 Shipping Operations Officer
    9050 Shipping Control Officer
    4265 Public Works Transportation Officer
    8198 Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Officer, Avionics
    8176 Aircraft Organizational Maintenance/Material Control Officer
    8680 Squadron Operations Officer
    8668 Operations Officer, Aviation Shore Activity
    8621 Strike Operations Officer
    8620 Air Operations Officer, Afloat
    8199 Aircraft Organizational Maintenance Officer, Avionics/Weapons Division
    9466 Operations Officer, Ashore
    8199 Aircraft Organizational Maintenance Officer, Avionics/Weapons Division
    8118 Aviation Maintenance Engineering Officer
    8176 Aircraft Organizational Maintenance/Material Control Officer
    8177 Aircraft Maintenance Quality Control Officer
    8175 Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance/Material Control Officer
    8125 Aviation Overhaul Schedules Officer
    8180 Air Wing Maintenance Officer
    8189 Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Officer, General
    8190 Aircraft Organizational Maintenance Officer, General
    8191 Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Officer, Powerplants
    8192 Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Officer, Airframes
    8196 Aircraft Organizational Maintenance Officer, Line Division
    8175 Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance/Material Control Officer
    8198 Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Officer, Avionics
    1295 Transportation Director
    8125 Aviation Overhaul Schedules Officer
    1215 Cargo Handling Officer
    9466 Operations Officer, Ashore
    1272 Transportation Logistics Officer
    8197 Aircraft Organizational Maintenance Officer, Aircraft Division
    9476 Port Services Officer
    8680 Squadron Operations Officer
    4265 Public Works Transportation Officer
    8668 Operations Officer, Aviation Shore Activity
    1946 Fuel Depot Officer
    90A Logistics
    COMM Communications
    15D Aviation Logistics
    2A691 Aerospace Propulsion
    10C0 Operations Commander
    88D Motor/Rail Transportation
    88X Railway Senior Sergeant (Reserve Components)
    88C Marine and Terminal Operations
    88B Traffic Management
    AVI Aviation Engineering
    63B Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic
    1C200 Combat Control Manager
    1C291 Combat Control
    93C Air Traffic Control (ATC) Operator
    150A ATC Technician (Reserve Components Only)
    2A790 Aircraft Fabrication
    93P Aviation Operations Specialist
    915A Unit Maintenance Technician (Light)
    1C191 Air Traffic Control
    1C000 Air Operations Manager
    92F Petroleum and Water
    1C100 Air Traffic Control Manager
    1C092 Operations Resource Management
    67Z Aircraft Maintenance Senior Sergeant
    1C091 Airfield Management
    2A692 Aerospace Ground Equipment
    2T100 Vehicle Operations Manager
    88N Transportation Management Coordinator
    42 Port Safety/Environmental Protection - General
    65 Aviation Administration
    2T000 Traffic Manager
    88Z Transportation Senior Sergeant
    2T091 Traffic Management
    62 Aircraft Maintenance, Overhaul, Repair and Supply
    2A600 Systems Manager
    2T200 Air Transportation Manager
    88A Transportation, General
    2T291 Air Transportation
    2T300 Vehicle Maintenance Manager
    2A690 Aircraft Systems
    2T390 Vehicle Maintenance
    2T191 Vehicle Operations
    21L4 Logistician
    3502 Motor Transport Officer
    6001 Basic Aircraft Maintenance Officer
    21L1 Logistician
    6002 Aircraft Maintenance Officer
    6604 Aviation Supply Operations Officer
    AD Aviation Machinist's Mates
    AM Aviation Structural Mechanics
    2821 Air Transportation Specialist
    0491 Combat Service Support Chief
    21T1 Transportation
    21L3 Logistician
    21A1A Aircraft Maintenance And Munitions
    6019 Aircraft Maintenance Chief
    3537 Motor Transport Operations Chief
    21A4 Aircraft Maintenance And Munitions
    21T4 Transportation
    6004 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Officer
    7220 Air Traffic Control Officer
    3101 Basic Traffic Management Officer
    21A3A Aircraft Maintenance And Munitions
    3501 Basic Motor Transport Officer
    0401 Basic Logistics Officer
    0402 Logistics Officer
    0430 Embarkation Officer
    6119 Helicopter Maintenance Chief
    9566 Naval Control of Shipping Staff Assistant
    3102 Traffic Management Officer
    21T3 Transportation
    3102 Traffic Management Officer
    3101 Basic Traffic Management Officer
    6604 Aviation Supply Operations Officer
    6004 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Officer
    3510 Motor Transport Maintenance Officer
    0430 Embarkation Officer

    OES98 (Occupational Employment Statistics): 15023 Communications, Transportation, and Utilities Operations Managers

    OPM97 (Office of Personnel Management Occupations): 1898 Admeasurement
    2125 Highway Safety
    0346 Logistics Management
    2150 Transportation Operations
    1815 Air Safety Investigating
    2183 Air Navigation
    2181 Aircraft Operation
    2161 Marine Cargo
    2152 Air Traffic Control
    2144 Cargo Scheduling
    1060 Photography
    2130 Traffic Management
    2101 Transportation Specialist
    2121 Railroad Safety

    SOC98 (Standard Occupational Classification): 11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers