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TITLE: Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
DEFINITION: Coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule. Duties, which are primarily clerical in nature, include reviewing and distributing production schedules and work orders; conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates; and compiling reports on progress of work and production problems. Work may also include scheduling workers and estimating costs; routing and delivering parts to ensure production quotas are met; scheduling shipment of parts; keeping inventory of material in departments; ensuring vendors ship merchandise on promised date; and writing special orders for services and merchandise.
1. Reviews documents, such as production schedules, staffing tables, and specifications to obtain information, such as materials, priorities, and personnel requirements.
2. Confers with establishment personnel, vendors, and customers to coordinate processing and shipping, and to resolve complaints.
3. Completes status reports, such as production progress, customer information, and materials inventory.
4. Compiles schedules and orders, such as personnel assignments, production, work flow, transportation, and maintenance and repair.
5. Examines documents, materials, and products, and monitors work processes for completeness, accuracy, and conformance to standards and specifications.
6. Monitors work progress, provides services, such as furnishing permits, tickets, and union information, and directs workers to expedite work flow.
7. Arranges for delivery and distributes supplies and parts to expedite flow of materials to meet production schedules.
8. Requisitions and maintains inventory of materials and supplies to meet production demands.
9. Maintains files, such as maintenance records, bills of lading, and cost reports.
10. Calculates figures, such as labor and materials amounts, manufacturing costs, and wages, using pricing schedules, adding machine, or calculator.
Knowledge elements are ranked by importance.
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
70 Production and Processing
Knowledge of inputs, outputs, raw materials, waste, quality control, costs, and techniques for maximizing the manufacture and distribution of goods
Knowledge of numbers, their operations, and interrelationships including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
60 Economics and Accounting
Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking, and the analysis and reporting of financial data
Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including their relative costs, advantages, and limitations
45 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
45 English Language
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
40 Computers and Electronics
Knowledge of electric circuit boards, processors, chips, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming
35 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
Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems
30 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
25 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
Knowledge of various methods for describing the location and distribution of land, sea, and air masses including their physical locations, relationships, and characteristics
15 Engineering and Technology
Knowledge of equipment, tools, mechanical devices, and their uses to produce motion, light, power, technology, and other applications
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
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repair, and maintenance
15 Public Safety and Security
Knowledge of weaponry, public safety, and security operations, rules, regulations, precautions, prevention, and the protection of people, data, and property
15 Law, Government and Jurisprudence
Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process
10 Building and Construction
Knowledge of materials, methods, and the appropriate tools to construct objects, structures, and buildings
10 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
Knowledge of human behavior and performance, mental processes, psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders
10 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
10 Fine Arts
Knowledge of theory and techniques required to produce, compose, and perform works of music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture
Knowledge of design techniques, principles, tools and instruments involved in the production and use of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
5 History and Archeology
Knowledge of past historical events and their causes, indicators, and impact on particular civilizations and cultures
5 Philosophy and Theology
Knowledge of different philosophical systems and religions, including their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, and practices, and their impact on human culture
5 Sociology and Anthropology
Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, cultures, their history, migrations, ethnicity, and origins
Skills elements are ranked by importance.
88 Problem Identification
Identifying the nature of problems
88 Implementation Planning
Developing approaches for implementing an idea
83 Systems Perception
Determining when important changes have occurred in a system or are likely to occur
83 Reading Comprehension
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
Assessing how well one is doing when learning or doing something
Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions
79 Time Management
Managing one's own time and the time of others
79 Management of Material Resources
Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work
Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience
79 Information Organization
Finding ways to structure or classify multiple pieces of information
79 Identification of Key Causes
Identifying the things that must be changed to achieve a goal
79 Information Gathering
Knowing how to find information and identifying essential information
79 Product Inspection
Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products
75 Active Listening
Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate
75 Idea Evaluation
Evaluating the likely success of an idea in relation to the demands of the situation
Using mathematics to solve problems
Talking to others to effectively convey information
71 Solution Appraisal
Observing and evaluating the outcomes of a problem solution to identify lessons learned or redirect efforts
67 Identifying Downstream Consequences
Determining the long-term outcomes of a change in operations
67 Management of Personnel Resources
Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job
Reorganizing information to get a better approach to problems or tasks
63 Management of Financial Resources
Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures
63 Critical Thinking
Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches
58 Systems Evaluation
Looking at many indicators of system performance, taking into account their accuracy
58 Active Learning
Working with new material or information to grasp its implications
58 Judgment and Decision Making
Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action
54 Service Orientation
Actively looking for ways to help people
Developing an image of how a system should work under ideal conditions
54 Social Perceptiveness
Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react the way they do
54 Idea Generation
Generating a number of different approaches to problems
Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences
50 Operations Analysis
Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design
46 Learning Strategies
Using multiple approaches when learning or teaching new things
Persuading others to approach things differently
Teaching others how to do something
38 Operation and Control
Controlling operations of equipment or systems
38 Equipment Selection
Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job
Using scientific methods to solve problems
Determining what is causing an operating error and deciding what to do about it
25 Operation Monitoring
Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly
Conducting tests to determine whether equipment, software, or procedures are operating as expected
21 Technology Design
Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs
Writing computer programs for various purposes
Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools
4 Equipment Maintenance
Performing routine maintenance and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed .
Abilities elements are ranked by importance.
80 Number Facility
The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly
75 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.
75 Near Vision
The ability to see details of objects at a close range (within a few feet of the observer)
70 Oral Comprehension
The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
70 Mathematical Reasoning
The ability to understand and organize a problem and then to select a mathematical method or formula to solve the problem
70 Oral Expression
The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand
70 Written Expression
The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand
65 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.
65 Speech Clarity
The ability to speak clearly so that it is understandable to a listener
65 Written Comprehension
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing
55 Problem Sensitivity
The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
50 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)
50 Wrist-Finger Speed
The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists
45 Selective Attention
The ability to concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task over a period of time
45 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 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.
35 Speech Recognition
The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person
The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged
35 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
The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures
35 Auditory Attention
The ability to focus on a single source of auditory (hearing) information in the presence of other distracting sounds
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
30 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
30 Category Flexibility
The ability to produce many rules so that each rule tells how to group (or combine) a set of things in a different way.
30 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 Control Precision
The ability to quickly and repeatedly make precise adjustments in moving the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positions
25 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
20 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
20 Far Vision
The ability to see details at a distance
20 Finger Dexterity
The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects
20 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
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 Hearing Sensitivity
The ability to detect or tell the difference between sounds that vary over broad ranges of pitch and loudness
15 Reaction Time
The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to one signal (sound, light, picture, etc.) when it appears
15 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
15 Visual Color Discrimination
The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness
15 Extent Flexibility
The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs
15 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
15 Multilimb Coordination
The ability to coordinate movements of two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the body is in motion
10 Dynamic Flexibility
The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs
10 Glare Sensitivity
The ability to see objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting
10 Peripheral Vision
The ability to see objects or movement of objects to one's side when the eyes are focused forward
10 Night Vision
The ability to see under low light conditions
10 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
The ability to exert one's self physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath
10 Dynamic Strength
The ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time. This involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue
10 Static Strength
The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects
10 Speed of Limb Movement
The ability to quickly move the arms or legs
5 Explosive Strength
The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object
5 Rate Control
The ability to time the adjustments of a movement or equipment control in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a continuously moving object or scene
5 Sound Localization
The ability to tell the direction from which a sound originated
5 Gross Body Equilibrium
The ability to keep or regain one's body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position
Work activities elements are ranked by importance.
83 Evaluating Information Against Standards
Evaluating information against a set of standards and verifying that it is correct.
79 Documenting or Recording Information
Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or by electronic/magnetic recording.
79 Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
75 Processing Information
Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, verifying, or processing information or data.
75 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.
67 Analyzing Data or Information
Identifying underlying principles, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
67 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.
63 Performing Administrative Activities
Approving requests, handling paperwork, and performing day-to-day administrative tasks.
58 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.
54 Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.
54 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.
54 Monitoring and Controlling Resources
Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
54 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.
50 Coordinating Work and Activities of Others
Coordinating members of a work group to accomplish tasks.
50 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.
50 Judging Qualities of Things, Services, or People
Making judgments about or assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.
46 Resolving Conflict or Negotiating with Others
Handling complaints, arbitrating disputes, and resolving grievances, or otherwise negotiating with others.
46 Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing
Developing plans to accomplish work, and prioritizing and organizing one's own work.
42 Scheduling Work and Activities
Scheduling events, programs, activities, as well as the work of others.
38 Interacting With Computers
Controlling computer functions by using programs, setting up functions, writing software, or otherwise communicating with computer systems.
38 Providing Consultation and Advice to Others
Providing consultation and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-related, or process related topics.
38 Establishing and Maintaining Relationships
Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
38 Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge
Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one's own jobs' and related jobs' functions.
38 Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
Inspecting or diagnosing equipment, structures, or materials to identify the causes of errors or other problems or defects.
33 Controlling Machines and Processes
Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
29 Guiding, Directing and Motivating Subordinates
Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring subordinates.
25 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.
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.
21 Developing Objectives and Strategies
Establishing long range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve these objectives.
21 Assisting and Caring for Others
Providing assistance or personal care to others.
17 Performing For or Working With Public
Performing for people or dealing directly with the public, including serving persons in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.
13 Performing General Physical Activities
Performing physical activities that require moving one's whole body, such as in climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, where the activities often also require considerable use of the arms and legs, such as in the physical handling of materials.
13 Coaching and Developing Others
Identifying developmental needs of others and coaching or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
13 Selling or Influencing Others
Convincing others to buy merchandise/goods, or otherwise changing their minds or actions.
8 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.
8 Teaching Others
Identifying educational needs, developing formal training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
8 Developing and Building Teams
Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
4 Thinking Creatively
Originating, inventing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
4 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.
4 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.
4 Staffing Organizational Units
Recruiting, interviewing, selecting, hiring, and promoting persons for the organization.
Work context elements are ranked by frequency (F), importance (I), responsibility (R), amount of contact (C), how serious (S), objective vs. subjective (O), automation (A), extent of frustration (E), responsible for health and safety (H), likelihood of injury (L), degree of injury (D) .
100 (F) Indoors
How frequently does this job require the worker to work: Indoors
80 (F) Sitting
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Sitting?
72 (I) Coordinate or Lead Others
How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Coordinate or lead others in accomplishing work activities (not supervision)?
68 (I) Importance of Being Sure All Is Done
How important is it to be sure that all the details of this job are performed and everything is done completely?
68 (I) Importance of Being Exact or Accurate
How important is being very exact or highly accurate in performing this job?
60 (I) Importance of Repeating Same Tasks
How important is repeating the same physical activities (e.g., key entry) or mental activities (e.g., checking entries in a ledger) over and over, without stopping, to performing this job?
55 (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?
53 (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?
50 (F) Standing
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Standing?
50 (F) Walking or Running
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Walking or running?
47 (S) Consequence of Error
How serious would the result usually be if the worker made a mistake that was not readily correctable?
40 (I) Deal With External Customers
How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Deal with external customers (e.g., retail sales) or the public in general (e.g., police work)?
36 (I) Provide a Service to Others
How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Provide a service to others (e.g., customers)?
36 (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?
35 (F) Frequency in Conflict Situations
How frequently do the job requirements place the worker in conflict situations?
35 (F) Making Repetitive Motions
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Making repetitive motions?
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?
34 (R) Responsibility for Outcomes and Results
How responsible is the worker for work outcomes and results of other workers?
33 (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?
30 (O) Objective or Subjective Information
How objective or subjective is the information communicated in this job?
28 (I) Supervise, Coach, Train Others
How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Supervise, coach, train, or develop other employees?
25 (F) Bending or Twisting the Body
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Bending or twisting the body?
24 (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.)
24 (I) Take a Position Opposed to Others
How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Take a position opposed to coworkers or others?
23 (A) Degree of Automation
Indicate the level of automation of this job.
20 (F) Contaminants
How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Contaminants (pollutants, gases, dust, odors, etc.)?
20 (F) Kneeling, Crouching or Crawling
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Kneeling, stooping, crouching or crawling?
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?
16 (D) Diseases or Infections
If injury, due to exposure to diseases/infection, were to occur while performing this job, how serious would be the likely outcome? Diseases/Infections (e.g., patient care, some laboratory work, sanitation control, etc.)
16 (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)?
15 (F) Diseases or Infections
How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to diseases/infection? Diseases/Infections (e.g., patient care, some laboratory work, sanitation control, etc.)
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) Climbing Ladders, Scaffolds, Poles, etc.
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Climbing ladders, scaffolds, poles, etc?
15 (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
11 (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
10 (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)
10 (F) Keeping or Regaining Balance
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Keeping or regaining balance?
10 (F) Outdoors
How frequently does this job require the worker to work: Outdoors
10 (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) Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Cramped work space that requires getting into awkward positions?
10 (F) 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.)
9 (L) Diseases or Infections
What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to diseases/infections while performing this job? Diseases/Infections (e.g., patient care, some laboratory work, sanitation control, etc.)
9 (H) Responsible for Health and Safety of Others
How responsible is the worker for others' health and safety on this job?
8 (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
6 (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.)
6 (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)
5 (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?
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) 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)
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?
4 (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.)
4 (D) Hazardous Conditions
If injury, due to exposure to hazardous conditions, were to occur while performing this job, how serious would be the likely outcome? Hazardous Conditions (e.g., high voltage electricity, combustibles, explosives, chemicals; do not include hazardous equipment or situations)
4 (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)
3 (L) Hazardous Conditions
What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to hazardous conditions while performing this job? Hazardous Conditions (e.g., high voltage electricity, combustibles, explosives, chemicals; do not include hazardous equipment or situations)
Interest elements are ranked by occupational interest.
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.
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.
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.
Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
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.
Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
Work values elements are ranked by extent.
66 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.
56 Working Conditions-Mean Extent
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
51 Relationships-Mean Extent
Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.
48 Recognition-Mean Extent
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.
47 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.
38 Independence-Mean Extent
Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employs to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
69 Moral Values
Workers on this job are never pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong
Workers on this job are busy all the time
69 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
63 Supervision, Technical
Workers on this job have supervisors who train their workers well
Workers on this job have steady employment
56 Working Conditions
Workers on this job have good working conditions
Workers on this job have opportunities for advancement
Workers on this job have co-workers who are easy to get along with
Workers on this job have something different to do every day
Workers on this job do their work alone
47 Ability Utilization
Workers on this job make use of their individual abilities
Workers on this job receive recognition for the work they do
Workers on this job get a feeling of accomplishment
Workers on this job are paid well in comparison with other workers
47 Social Status
Workers on this job are looked up to by others in their company and their community
Workers on this job give directions and instructions to others
Workers on this job make decisions on their own
Workers on this job plan their work with little supervision
28 Social Service
Workers on this job have work where they do things for other people
Workers on this job try out their own ideas
|DOT91 (Dictionary of Occupational Titles):||
912367010 Flight-Information Expediter
976564010 Detailer, School Photographs
913167018 Schedule Maker
221367034 Machine-Stoppage-Frequency Checker
221367010 Alterations Workroom Clerk
221367026 Line-Up Worker
221367014 Estimator, Printing
221367018 Follow-Up Clerk
221367038 Maintenance Data Analyst
221367042 Material Expediter
221367046 Mill Recorder, Computerized Mill
221167022 Retort-Load Expediter
221362022 Progress Clerk
221367030 Locomotive Lubricating-Systems Clerk
221167026 Customer Services Coordinator
221362030 Computer Processing Scheduler
229387010 Material Lister
249167018 Labor Expediter
248367010 Airplane-Dispatch Clerk
247387014 Advertising-Dispatch Clerk
215367014 Personnel Scheduler
215367010 Assignment Clerk
219362030 Extension Clerk
215362010 Crew Scheduler
221167018 Production Coordinator
199382010 Television-Schedule Coordinator
219387010 Assignment Clerk
221162010 Production Scheduler, Paperboard Products
221167010 Copy Cutter
221167014 Material Coordinator
215362014 Dispatcher Clerk
221387050 Production Assistant
221667010 Work-Ticket Distributor
221387022 Estimator, Jewelry
221387030 Jacket Preparer
221387034 Job Tracer
221484010 Yardage Estimator
221362018 Estimator, Paperboard Boxes
221587050 Yardage-Control Clerk
221387018 Control Clerk
221482014 Lumber Estimator
221387054 Batch-Records Clerk
221587042 Weave-Defect-Charting Clerk
221482010 Fabric-and-Accessories Estimator
221587038 Ticket Scheduler
221387046 Order Detailer
221382018 Production Clerk
221367058 Reproduction Order Processor
221367066 Scheduler, Maintenance
221367078 Traffic Clerk
221367086 Clerk, Television Production
221367090 Formula Clerk
221387026 Expediter Clerk
221382022 Repair-Order Clerk
221367054 Relay-Record Clerk
222167010 Metal-Control Coordinator
221387010 Back-Shoe Worker
222367070 Expediter, Service Order
|AIM97 (Apprenticeship Information Management):||
0856 MATERIAL COORDINATOR
0366 SUPERCARGO (water trans)
|CEN90 (1990 Census Occupations):||
368 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers and Samplers
363 Production Coordinators
|CIP90 (Classification of Instructional Programs):||
200303 Commercial Garment and Apparel Worker
470408 Watch, Clock and Jewelry Repairer
520302 Accounting Technician
480201 Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General
520203 Logistics and Materials Management
520201 Business Administration and Management, General
200301 Clothing, Apparel and Textile Workers and Managers, General
520202 Purchasing, Procurement and Contracts Management
480205 Mechanical Typesetter and Composer
520408 General Office/Clerical and Typing Services
521205 Business Computer Facilities Operator
521201 Management Information Systems and Business Data Processing,
520401 Administrative Assistant/Secretarial Science, General
520407 Information Processing/Data Entry Technician
|GOE93 (Guide for Occupational Exploration):||
070205 Mathematical Detail: Payroll and Timekeeping
050303 Engineering Technology: Expediting and Coordinating
050902 Material Control: Estimating, Scheduling, and Record Keeping
070405 Oral Communications: Information Transmitting and Receiving
050903 Material Control: Verifying, Recording, and Marking
070703 Clerical Handling: General Clerical Work
070501 Records Processing: Coordinating and Scheduling
050302 Engineering Technology: Drafting
070102 Administrative Detail: Administration
070503 Records Processing: Record Preparation and Maintenance
051005 Crafts: Reproduction
|MOC97 (Military Occupational Codes):||
2T373 Vehicle Maintenance Control And Analysis
1C032 Operations Resource Management
2T333 Vehicle Maintenance Control And Analysis
2T313 Vehicle Maintenance Control And Analysis
2T353 Vehicle Maintenance Control And Analysis
1C031 Airfield Management
1C052 Operations Resource Management
1C051 Airfield Management
EW Marine Environment-Hazardous Materials Team
1C072 Operations Resource Management
1C092 Operations Resource Management
93P Aviation Operations Specialist
1C012 Operations Resource Management
2R031 Maintenance Data Systems Analysis
2R191 Maintenance Scheduling
2R171 Maintenance Scheduling
2R151 Maintenance Scheduling
2R131 Maintenance Scheduling
2R111 Maintenance Scheduling
2R100 Maintenance Scheduling Manager
2R091 Maintenance Data Systems Analysis
2R071 Maintenance Data Systems Analysis
2R051 Maintenance Data Systems Analysis
2R011 Maintenance Data Systems Analysis
2R000 Maintenance Data Systems Analysis Manager
6042 Support Equipment Asset Manager
0411 Maintenance Management Specialist
DP Data Processing Technicians
AZ Aviation Maintenance Administrationmen
AC Air Traffic Controllers
6314 Naval Aviation Logistics Command Management Information System (NALCOMIS) Data Base Administrator/Analyst (DBA/A)
6315 Naval Aviation Logistics Command Management Information System (NALCOMIS) System Administrator/Analyst (SA/A)
7041 Aviation Operations Specialist
6313 3-M System Data Analyst
|OES98 (Occupational Employment Statistics):||
58008 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
|OPM97 (Office of Personnel Management Occupations):||
0335 Computer Clerk and Assistant
2161 Marine Cargo
2154 Air Traffic Assistance
2144 Cargo Scheduling
6701 Misc Manufacture & Repair Shop Operation
1152 Production Control
6910 Materials Expediting
|SOC98 (Standard Occupational Classification):||
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks