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TITLE: Airframe-and-Power-Plant Mechanics
DEFINITION: Inspect, test, repair, maintain, and service aircraft.
1. Adjusts, aligns, and calibrates aircraft systems, using hand tools, gauges, and test equipment.
2. Examines and inspects engines or other components for cracks, breaks, or leaks.
3. Tests engine and system operations, using testing equipment, and listens to engine sounds to detect and diagnose malfunctions.
4. Disassembles and inspects parts for wear, warping, or other defects.
5. Repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, functional components, and parts, such as wings and fuselage, rigging, and hydraulic units.
6. Services and maintains aircraft systems by performing tasks, such as flushing crankcase, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes.
7. Assembles and installs electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and structural components and accessories, using hand tools and power tools.
8. Removes engine from aircraft or installs engine, using hoist or forklift truck.
9. Reads and interprets aircraft maintenance manuals and specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
10. Modifies aircraft structures, space vehicles, systems, or components, following drawings, engineering orders and technical publications.
Knowledge elements are ranked by importance.
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repair, and maintenance
60 Engineering and Technology
Knowledge of equipment, tools, mechanical devices, and their uses to produce motion, light, power, technology, and other applications
Knowledge of design techniques, principles, tools and instruments involved in the production and use of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
45 Building and Construction
Knowledge of materials, methods, and the appropriate tools to construct objects, structures, and buildings
Knowledge of numbers, their operations, and interrelationships including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their 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
35 Computers and Electronics
Knowledge of electric circuit boards, processors, chips, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming
30 Public Safety and Security
Knowledge of weaponry, public safety, and security operations, rules, regulations, precautions, prevention, and the protection of people, data, and property
25 English Language
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
20 Production and Processing
Knowledge of inputs, outputs, raw materials, waste, quality control, costs, and techniques for maximizing the manufacture and distribution of goods
15 Law, Government and Jurisprudence
Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process
Knowledge of the composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods
Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including their relative costs, advantages, and limitations
Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems
5 Administration and Management
Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution. This includes strategic planning, resource allocation, manpower modeling, leadership techniques, and production methods
5 Medicine and Dentistry
Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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 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
Skills elements are ranked by importance.
Conducting tests to determine whether equipment, software, or procedures are operating as expected
Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools
75 Equipment Selection
Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job
75 Equipment Maintenance
Performing routine maintenance and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed
Determining what is causing an operating error and deciding what to do about it
Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications
Using mathematics to solve problems
60 Operation and Control
Controlling operations of equipment or systems
55 Problem Identification
Identifying the nature of problems
55 Reading Comprehension
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
55 Critical Thinking
Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches
55 Operation Monitoring
Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly
50 Product Inspection
Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products
50 Judgment and Decision Making
Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action
50 Identification of Key Causes
Identifying the things that must be changed to achieve a goal
50 Active Learning
Working with new material or information to grasp its implications
Developing an image of how a system should work under ideal conditions
45 Technology Design
Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs
Using scientific methods to solve problems
Assessing how well one is doing when learning or doing something
40 Information Organization
Finding ways to structure or classify multiple pieces of information
40 Solution Appraisal
Observing and evaluating the outcomes of a problem solution to identify lessons learned or redirect efforts
40 Systems Perception
Determining when important changes have occurred in a system or are likely to occur
35 Management of Material Resources
Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work
35 Active Listening
Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate
35 Information Gathering
Knowing how to find information and identifying essential information
35 Learning Strategies
Using multiple approaches when learning or teaching new things
35 Idea Generation
Generating a number of different approaches to problems
35 Idea Evaluation
Evaluating the likely success of an idea in relation to the demands of the situation
Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions
30 Identifying Downstream Consequences
Determining the long-term outcomes of a change in operations
25 Systems Evaluation
Looking at many indicators of system performance, taking into account their accuracy
25 Time Management
Managing one's own time and the time of others
25 Operations Analysis
Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design
Talking to others to effectively convey information
Reorganizing information to get a better approach to problems or tasks
Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience
15 Implementation Planning
Developing approaches for implementing an idea
Persuading others to approach things differently
Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences
10 Service Orientation
Actively looking for ways to help people
Teaching others how to do something
10 Social Perceptiveness
Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react the way they do
Writing computer programs for various purposes
5 Management of Financial Resources
Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures .
Abilities elements are ranked by importance.
90 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
75 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
70 Control Precision
The ability to quickly and repeatedly make precise adjustments in moving the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positions
70 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.
70 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.
70 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
70 Near Vision
The ability to see details of objects at a close range (within a few feet of the observer)
65 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.
The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged
65 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
65 Extent Flexibility
The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs
60 Wrist-Finger Speed
The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists
60 Visual Color Discrimination
The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness
60 Written Comprehension
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing
60 Explosive Strength
The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object
60 Static Strength
The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects
The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures
50 Far Vision
The ability to see details at a distance
50 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
50 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
50 Reaction Time
The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to one signal (sound, light, picture, etc.) when it appears
50 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
50 Dynamic Flexibility
The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs
45 Speed of Limb Movement
The ability to quickly move the arms or legs
45 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.
45 Dynamic Strength
The ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time. This involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue
45 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.
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.
45 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
45 Hearing Sensitivity
The ability to detect or tell the difference between sounds that vary over broad ranges of pitch and loudness
45 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
40 Mathematical Reasoning
The ability to understand and organize a problem and then to select a mathematical method or formula to solve the problem
40 Number Facility
The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly
40 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
40 Gross Body Equilibrium
The ability to keep or regain one's body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position
40 Rate Control
The ability to time the adjustments of a movement or equipment control in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a continuously moving object or scene
35 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
The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem
35 Oral Expression
The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand
35 Selective Attention
The ability to concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task over a period of time
The ability to exert one's self physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath
35 Oral Comprehension
The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
30 Sound Localization
The ability to tell the direction from which a sound originated
30 Auditory Attention
The ability to focus on a single source of auditory (hearing) information in the presence of other distracting sounds
30 Response Orientation
The ability to choose quickly and correctly between two or more movements in response to two or more signals (lights, sounds, pictures, etc.). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body parts
30 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)
20 Peripheral Vision
The ability to see objects or movement of objects to one's side when the eyes are focused forward
20 Written Expression
The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand
20 Speech Clarity
The ability to speak clearly so that it is understandable to a listener
15 Speech Recognition
The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person
10 Night Vision
The ability to see under low light conditions
5 Glare Sensitivity
The ability to see objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting
Work activities elements are ranked by importance.
100 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.
90 Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
Inspecting or diagnosing equipment, structures, or materials to identify the causes of errors or other problems or defects.
90 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.
80 Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
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.
75 Controlling Machines and Processes
Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
75 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.
70 Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.
70 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.
65 Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge
Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one's own jobs' and related jobs' functions.
65 Performing General Physical Activities
Performing physical activities that require moving one's whole body, such as in climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, where the activities often also require considerable use of the arms and legs, such as in the physical handling of materials.
55 Evaluating Information Against Standards
Evaluating information against a set of standards and verifying that it is correct.
50 Analyzing Data or Information
Identifying underlying principles, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
50 Judging Qualities of Things, Services, or People
Making judgments about or assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.
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.
40 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.
35 Operating Vehicles or Equipment
Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft.
30 Processing Information
Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, verifying, or processing information or data.
30 Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing
Developing plans to accomplish work, and prioritizing and organizing one's own work.
30 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.
20 Documenting or Recording Information
Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or by electronic/magnetic recording.
15 Interacting With Computers
Controlling computer functions by using programs, setting up functions, writing software, or otherwise communicating with computer systems.
10 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.
10 Coordinating Work and Activities of Others
Coordinating members of a work group to accomplish tasks.
10 Performing Administrative Activities
Approving requests, handling paperwork, and performing day-to-day administrative tasks.
10 Scheduling Work and Activities
Scheduling events, programs, activities, as well as the work of others.
5 Assisting and Caring for Others
Providing assistance or personal care to others.
5 Interpreting Meaning of Information to Others
Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be understood or used to support responses or feedback to others.
5 Providing Consultation and Advice to Others
Providing consultation and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-related, or process related topics.
5 Thinking Creatively
Originating, inventing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
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) .
90 (F) Using Hands on Objects, Tools, Controls
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls?
80 (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?
80 (I) Importance of Being Exact or Accurate
How important is being very exact or highly accurate in performing this job?
75 (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)
70 (F) Indoors
How frequently does this job require the worker to work: Indoors
70 (F) Standing
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Standing?
70 (F) Common Protective or Safety Attire
How often does the worker wear: Common protective or safety attire, such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard-hat, or personal flotation device?
65 (F) Kneeling, Crouching or Crawling
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Kneeling, stooping, crouching or crawling?
63 (S) Consequence of Error
How serious would the result usually be if the worker made a mistake that was not readily correctable?
60 (F) Bending or Twisting the Body
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Bending or twisting the body?
60 (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?
55 (F) Very Hot
How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Very hot (above 90 F) or very cold (under 32 F) temperatures?
54 (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)
50 (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?
50 (F) Making Repetitive Motions
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Making repetitive motions?
50 (F) Contaminants
How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Contaminants (pollutants, gases, dust, odors, etc.)?
46 (H) Responsible for Health and Safety of Others
How responsible is the worker for others' health and safety on this job?
45 (F) Sitting
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Sitting?
45 (F) Hazardous Conditions
How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to hazardous conditions? Hazardous Conditions (e.g., high voltage electricity, combustibles, explosives, chemicals; do not include hazardous equipment or situations)
45 (F) Outdoors
How frequently does this job require the worker to work: Outdoors
45 (F) Walking or Running
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Walking or running?
40 (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)
40 (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.)
40 (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
40 (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?
40 (F) Keeping or Regaining Balance
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Keeping or regaining balance?
40 (F) Climbing Ladders, Scaffolds, Poles, etc.
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Climbing ladders, scaffolds, poles, etc?
40 (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.)
40 (A) Degree of Automation
Indicate the level of automation of this job.
40 (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?
36 (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?
34 (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)
32 (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.)
32 (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?
29 (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.)
24 (I) Provide a Service to Others
How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Provide a service to others (e.g., customers)?
24 (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)
23 (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
20 (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?
20 (R) Responsibility for Outcomes and Results
How responsible is the worker for work outcomes and results of other workers?
20 (F) Specialized Protective or Safety Attire
How often does the worker wear: Specialized protective or safety attire, such as breathing apparatus, safety harness, full protection suit, or radiation protection?
20 (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
20 (F) Whole Body Vibration
How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Whole body vibration (e.g., operating a jackhammer or earthmoving equipment)?
20 (F) Deal With Physically Aggressive People
How frequently does this job require the worker to deal with physical aggression of violent individuals?
15 (F) Frequency in Conflict Situations
How frequently do the job requirements place the worker in conflict situations?
13 (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?
12 (I) Coordinate or Lead Others
How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Coordinate or lead others in accomplishing work activities (not supervision)?
12 (I) Supervise, Coach, Train Others
How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Supervise, coach, train, or develop other employees?
12 (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)?
12 (I) Take a Position Opposed to Others
How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Take a position opposed to coworkers or others?
12 (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)?
10 (O) Objective or Subjective Information
How objective or subjective is the information communicated in this job?
10 (F) Deal With Unpleasant or Angry People
How frequently does the worker have to deal with unpleasant, angry, or discourteous individuals as part of the job requirements?
5 (F) 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.)
5 (F) Radiation
How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to radiation?
Interest elements are ranked by occupational interest.
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.
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.
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.
Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
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.
58 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.
57 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.
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.
43 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.
38 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.
84 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 have steady employment
Workers on this job are paid well in comparison with other workers
63 Company Policies and Practices
Workers on this job are treated fairly by the company
Workers on this job get a feeling of accomplishment
59 Supervision, Human Relations
Workers on this job have supervisors who back up their workers with management
Workers on this job are busy all the time
Workers on this job do their work alone
56 Ability Utilization
Workers on this job make use of their individual abilities
Workers on this job have something different to do every day
Workers on this job have opportunities for advancement
Workers on this job make decisions on their own
50 Supervision, Technical
Workers on this job have supervisors who train their workers well
Workers on this job have co-workers who are easy to get along with
41 Social Status
Workers on this job are looked up to by others in their company and their community
Workers on this job plan their work with little supervision
Workers on this job receive recognition for the work they do
Workers on this job try out their own ideas
38 Working Conditions
Workers on this job have good working conditions
Workers on this job give directions and instructions to others
19 Social Service
Workers on this job have work where they do things for other people
|DOT91 (Dictionary of Occupational Titles):||
621281014 Airframe-and-Power-Plant Mechanic
621261022 Experimental Aircraft Mechanic
621281018 Airframe-and-Power-Plant-Mechanic Apprentice
|AIM97 (Apprenticeship Information Management):||
0005 AIRFRAME & POWER PLNT MECH
0605 AVIATION SAFETY EQUIP TECH
|CEN90 (1990 Census Occupations):||
515 Aircraft Mechanics, Exc. Engine
|CIP90 (Classification of Instructional Programs):||
470607 Aircraft Mechanic/Technician, Airframe
470608 Aircraft Mechanic/Technician, Powerplant
|GOE93 (Guide for Occupational Exploration):||
050509 Craft Technology: Mechanical Work
|MOC97 (Military Occupational Codes):||
68K Aircraft Components Repair Supervisor
AD Aviation Machinist's Mate
67U CH-47 Helicopter Repairer
67T UH-60 Helicopter Repairer
2A611D Aerospace Propulsion
AM Aviation Strucutral Mechanic
68B Aircraft Powerplant Repairer
67Z Aircraft Maintenance Senior Sergeant
67S OH-58D Helicopter Repairer
68H Aircraft Pneudraulics Repairer
68D Aircraft Powertrain Repairer
67V Observation/Scout Helicopter Repairer
67G Utility Airplane Repairer (Reserve Components)
67N UH-1 Helicopter Repairer
67R AH-64 Attack Helicopter Repairer
67Y AH-1 Attack Helicopter Repairer
2A511H Aerospace Maintenance
2A373B Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A373J Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A511A Aerospace Maintenance
2A511C Aerospace Maintenance
2A511D Aerospace Maintenance
2A511E Aerospace Maintenance
2A531E Aerospace Maintenance
2A511G Aerospace Maintenance
2A353B Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A512A Helicopter Maintenance
2A512B Helicopter Maintenance
2A512C Helicopter Maintenance
2A531A Aerospace Maintenance
2A531B Aerospace Maintenance
2A531C Aerospace Maintenance
2A313C Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A511F Aerospace Maintenance
2A333D Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A313D Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A313E Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A313F Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A313G Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A313H Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A313Z Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A333A Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A373A Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A333C Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A353J Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A333E Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A333F Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A333G Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A333H Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A333Z Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A353A Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A531F Aerospace Maintenance
2A333B Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A654 Aircraft Fuel Systems
2A631E Aerospace Propulsion
2A633 Aircrew Egress Systems
2A634 Aircraft Fuel Systems
2A635 Aircraft Hydraulic Systems
2A636 Aircraft Electrical And Environmental Systems
2A651A Aerospace Propulsion
2A531D Aerospace Maintenance
2A653 Aircrew Egress Systems
2A631B Aerospace Propulsion
2A655 Aircraft Hydraulic Systems
2A656 Aircraft Electrical And Environmental Systems
2A671A Aerospace Propulsion
2A671B Aerospace Propulsion
2A673 Aircrew Egress Systems
2A690 Aircraft Systems
2A691 Aerospace Propulsion
2A651B Aerospace Propulsion
2A571 Aerospace Maintenance
2A531G Aerospace Maintenance
2A531H Aerospace Maintenance
2A532A Helicopter Maintenance
2A532B Helicopter Maintenance
2A532C Helicopter Maintenance
2A551J Aerospace Maintenance
2A551K Aerospace Maintenance
2A631D Aerospace Propulsion
2A552 Helicopter Maintenance
2A631C Aerospace Propulsion
2A572 Helicopter Maintenance
2A600 Systems Manager
2A611B Aerospace Propulsion
2A611C Aerospace Propulsion
2A611E Aerospace Propulsion
2A613 Aircrew Egress Systems
2A511B Aerospace Maintenance
2A551L Aerospace Maintenance
2A313B Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
2A313A Tactical Aircraft Maintenance
8819 P-3 Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
8380 UH-1N System Organizational Maintenance Technician
6423 T-56-425/427 Turboprop Engine and Propeller IMA Mechanic
6424 T-64 Turboshaft Jet Engine First Degree/IMA Mechanic
6426 T-700 Turboshaft Jet Engine First Degree/IMA Mechanic
6428 Helicopter Rotors/Related Components IMA Mechanic
6151 Helicopter Airframe Mechanic-Trainee
8391 Airborne Mine Countermeasures Maintenance (AMCM) Technician (Level I and O)
8832 EA-6B Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
8300 Aviation Maintenance Material Control Master Chief
6152 Helicopter Airframe Mechanic, Ch-46
AME Aviation Structural Mechanics, Safety Equipment
6415 TF-30 Turbofan Jet Engine First Degree Repair/IMA Mechanic
8803 CH\MH-53 Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
6035 Aircraft Power Plants Test Cell Operator Fixed-Wing
8805 C-2/E-2 Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
8806 E-2C Group II Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
AMH Aviation Structural Mechanics, Hydraulics
8378 SH-60F/HH-60H System Organizational Maintenance Technician
8245 Transport Aircrewman
6155 Helicopter Airframe Mechanic, Mv-22
6154 Helicopter Airframe Mechanic, A/Uh-1
6422 Test Cell Operator/Maintainer
6153 Helicopter Airframe Mechanic, Ch-53
8343 E-6A System Organizational Maintenance Technician
8377 SH-3 System Organizational Maintenance Technician
8332 EA-6B System Organizational Maintenance Technician
8335 F14D System Organizational Maintenance Technician
8379 H-46 System Organizational Maintenance Technician
8843 E-6A Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
8845 F-14 Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
8342 F/A-18 System Organizational Maintenance
8375 H-2 (LAMPS) System Organizational Maintenance Technician
8878 SH-60F/HH-60H Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
8319 P-3 System Organizational Maintenance Technician
8877 H-3 Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
8345 F-14 System Organizational Maintenance Technician
8370 SH-2G LAMPS System Organization Maintenance Technician
8361 Unmanned Air Vehicle(UAV) Systems Organizational Maintenance Technician
8351 A-4 System Organizational Maintenance Technician
8891 Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM) Systems Organization Apprentice Maintenance Technician
8347 S-3B System Organizational Maintenance Technician
8847 S-3 Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
6410 F-110 Turbofan Jet Engine First Degree Repair/IMA Technician
6420 F-404 Turbofan Jet Engine First Degree/IMA Mechanic
6419 T-58 Turboshaft Jet Engine First Degree/IMA Mechanic
8303 CH/MH-53E System Organizational Maintenance Technician
6418 T-56 Turboprop Engine and 54H60 Series Propeller First Degree/IMA Mechanic
6417 T-400 Turboshaft Jet Engine First Degree Repair/IMA Mechanic
8305 C2/E2 System Organizational Maintenance Technician
6416 J-52 Turbojet Engine First Degree/IMA Mechanic
8331 A-6 System Organizational Maintenance Technician
8306 E-2C Group II Systems Organizational Maintenance Technician
6421 TF-34 Turbofan Jet Engine First Degree/IMA Mechanic
8307 C-2A System Organizational Maintenance Technician
8310 C9B System Organizational Maintenance Technician
8842 F/A-18 Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
6135 Aircraft Power Plants Test Cell Operator, Rotary Wing
8376 SH-60 (LAMPS MK III) System Organizational Maintenance Technician
8312 Aircraft Aerial Refueling Stores (ARS) Organizational Maintenance Technician
8318 C-130 System Organizational Maintenance Technician
8346 S-3A System Organizational Maintenance Technician
6022 Aircraft Power Plants Mechanic, J-52
6081 Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic-Trainee
6113 Helicopter Mechanic, Ch-53
6016 Aircraft Mechanic, Kc-130
7213 Hydraulic, Pneumatic, Servocylinder Test (STS) Operator/Maintainer
6114 Helicopter Mechanic, U/Ah-1
6030 Aircraft Flight Mechanic, Kc-130
6017 Aircraft Mechanic, F/A-18
6124 Helicopter Power Plants Mechanic, T-400/T-700
6057 Aircraft Airframe Mechanic, F/A-18
6119 Helicopter Maintenance Chief
6019 Aircraft Maintenance Chief
6015 Aircraft Mechanic, Av-8/Tav-8
6055 Aircraft Airframe Mechanic, Av-8/Tav-8
6115 Helicopter Mechanic, Mv-22
7232 Structural Repair IMA Technician
6025 Aircraft Power Plants Mechanic, Rolls Royce Pegasus
6026 Aircraft Power Plants Mechanic, T-56
6122 Helicopter Power Plants Mechanic, T-58
6053 Aircraft Airframe, Ea-6
8835 F-14D Systems Organizational Apprentice Maintenance Technician
6027 Aircraft Power Plants Mechanic, F-404
6123 Helicopter Power Plants Mechanic, T-64
AM Aviation Structural Mechanics
6044 Aircraft Nondestructive Inspection Technician
6125 Helicopter Power Plants Mechanic, Mv-22
6032 Aircraft Flight Engineer, Kc-130
6056 Aircraft Airframe Mechanic, Kc-130
6085 Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, Av-8/Tav-8
6086 Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, Kc-130
6011 Aircraft Mechanic-Trainee
6000 Basic Aircraft Maintenance Marine
7212 Stationary Hydraulics Test Stand Operator/Maintenanceman
6087 Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, F/A-18
6013 Aircraft Mechanic, Ea-6
6091 Aircraft Intermediate Level Structures Mechanic-Trainee
6111 Helicopter Mechanic-Trainee
6083 Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, Ea-6
AD Aviation Machinist's Mates
6014 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Uav) Mechanic
6132 Helicopter Dynamic Components Mechanic
6112 Helicopter Mechanic, Ch-46
|OES98 (Occupational Employment Statistics):||
85323 Aircraft Mechanics
|OPM97 (Office of Personnel Management Occupations):||
4848 Mechanical Parts Repairing
8810 Aircraft Propeller Mechanic
8602 Aircraft Engine Mechanic
8268 Aircraft Pneudraulic Systems Mechanic
8882 Airframe Test Operating
8801 Miscellaneous Aircraft Overhaul
8852 Aircraft Mechanic
8807 Aircraft Propeller/rotor Mechanic
3858 Metal Tank and Radiator Repairing
8840 Aircraft Mechanical Parts Repairing
|SOC98 (Standard Occupational Classification):||
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians