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TITLE: Radio Mechanics
DEFINITION: Test and repair stationary, mobile, and portable radio transmitting and receiving equipment and two-way radio communications systems, used in ship-to-shore communications and found in service and emergency vehicles, in accordance with diagrams and manufacturer's specifications. Examine equipment for damaged components and loose or broken connections and wires; replace defective components and parts. Involves use of hand tools and electrical measuring instruments. May repair intercommunication telephone systems. Occupation may require Federal Communications Commission Radiotelephone Operator's License, depending on the nature of repairs performed.
1. Locates defects, such as loose connections, broken wires, or burned-out components, using schematic diagrams, test equipment, and inspection tags.
2. Inspects wiring and soldering, and performs repairs, using soldering iron, wire cutters, pliers, and wiring diagram.
3. Tests equipment for power output, frequency, and calibration, using oscilloscope, circuit analyzer, frequency meter, wattmeter, ammeter, and voltmeter.
4. Replaces defective components, such as conductors, resistors, semiconductors, and integrated circuits, using soldering iron, wire cutters, and hand tools.
5. Tests batteries with hydrometer and ammeter, and charges batteries.
6. Tests noise level and audio quality, using audiometer.
7. Monitors radio range station to detect flaws in transmission and adjusts controls to eliminate flaws.
8. Removes and replaces defective units that are not repairable.
9. Adjusts receivers for maximum sensitivity and transmitters for maximum output, using frequency meter.
10. Installs, tests, adjusts, modifies, and repairs intercommunication systems.
11. Inserts plugs into receptacles and bolts or screws leads to terminals to connect equipment to power source, using hand tools.
12. Tests emergency transmitter to ensure readiness for immediate use.
Knowledge elements are ranked by importance.
79 Computers and Electronics
Knowledge of electric circuit boards, processors, chips, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming
Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repair, and maintenance
50 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 design techniques, principles, tools and instruments involved in the production and use of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
Knowledge of numbers, their operations, and interrelationships including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
29 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 English Language
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
17 Law, Government and Jurisprudence
Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process
17 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
Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including their relative costs, advantages, and limitations
13 Building and Construction
Knowledge of materials, methods, and the appropriate tools to construct objects, structures, and buildings
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 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
Knowledge of various methods for describing the location and distribution of land, sea, and air masses including their physical locations, relationships, and characteristics
8 Economics and Accounting
Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking, and the analysis and reporting of financial data
8 Public Safety and Security
Knowledge of weaponry, public safety, and security operations, rules, regulations, precautions, prevention, and the protection of people, data, and property
4 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
4 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
Skills elements are ranked by importance.
Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools
Determining what is causing an operating error and deciding what to do about it
Conducting tests to determine whether equipment, software, or procedures are operating as expected
75 Problem Identification
Identifying the nature of problems
Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications
71 Product Inspection
Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products
67 Equipment Selection
Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job
67 Operation Monitoring
Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly
63 Reading Comprehension
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
63 Critical Thinking
Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches
63 Solution Appraisal
Observing and evaluating the outcomes of a problem solution to identify lessons learned or redirect efforts
Assessing how well one is doing when learning or doing something
58 Information Gathering
Knowing how to find information and identifying essential information
58 Equipment Maintenance
Performing routine maintenance and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed
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
Developing an image of how a system should work under ideal conditions
46 Information Organization
Finding ways to structure or classify multiple pieces of information
46 Idea Generation
Generating a number of different approaches to problems
46 Operation and Control
Controlling operations of equipment or systems
38 Idea Evaluation
Evaluating the likely success of an idea in relation to the demands of the situation
38 Active Learning
Working with new material or information to grasp its implications
33 Implementation Planning
Developing approaches for implementing an idea
33 Technology Design
Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs
33 Systems Evaluation
Looking at many indicators of system performance, taking into account their accuracy
33 Identifying Downstream Consequences
Determining the long-term outcomes of a change in operations
Using scientific methods to solve problems
29 Systems Perception
Determining when important changes have occurred in a system or are likely to occur
25 Time Management
Managing one's own time and the time of others
Using mathematics to solve problems
25 Active Listening
Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate
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
17 Learning Strategies
Using multiple approaches when learning or teaching new things
Talking to others to effectively convey information
13 Operations Analysis
Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design
8 Management of Material Resources
Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work
8 Management of Financial Resources
Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures
Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions
Teaching others how to do something
Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences .
Abilities elements are ranked by importance.
60 Near Vision
The ability to see details of objects at a close range (within a few feet of the observer)
60 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
55 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
50 Problem Sensitivity
The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
45 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
The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged
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
45 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.
40 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 Deductive Reasoning
The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to come up with logical answers. It involves deciding if an answer makes sense.
40 Written Comprehension
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing
35 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
35 Control Precision
The ability to quickly and repeatedly make precise adjustments in moving the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positions
35 Hearing Sensitivity
The ability to detect or tell the difference between sounds that vary over broad ranges of pitch and loudness
35 Auditory Attention
The ability to focus on a single source of auditory (hearing) information in the presence of other distracting sounds
35 Wrist-Finger Speed
The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists
35 Visual Color Discrimination
The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness
30 Static Strength
The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects
30 Selective Attention
The ability to concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task over a period of time
30 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
30 Sound Localization
The ability to tell the direction from which a sound originated
25 Perceptual Speed
The ability to quickly and accurately compare letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object
25 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.
25 Extent Flexibility
The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs
25 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
20 Reaction Time
The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to one signal (sound, light, picture, etc.) when it appears
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.
20 Oral Comprehension
The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
20 Number Facility
The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly
20 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)
15 Oral Expression
The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand
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
The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures
15 Night Vision
The ability to see under low light conditions
15 Explosive Strength
The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object
15 Speed of Limb Movement
The ability to quickly move the arms or legs
15 Dynamic Strength
The ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time. This involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue
15 Speech Clarity
The ability to speak clearly so that it is understandable to a listener
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
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
10 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
10 Speech Recognition
The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person
10 Written Expression
The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand
10 Glare Sensitivity
The ability to see objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting
10 Mathematical Reasoning
The ability to understand and organize a problem and then to select a mathematical method or formula to solve the problem
5 Far Vision
The ability to see details at a distance
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
The ability to exert one's self physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath
5 Dynamic Flexibility
The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs
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
Work activities elements are ranked by importance.
100 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.
88 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.
83 Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
Inspecting or diagnosing equipment, structures, or materials to identify the causes of errors or other problems or defects.
79 Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
75 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.
67 Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.
63 Evaluating Information Against Standards
Evaluating information against a set of standards and verifying that it is correct.
58 Analyzing Data or Information
Identifying underlying principles, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
58 Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge
Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one's own jobs' and related jobs' functions.
54 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.
46 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.
38 Judging Qualities of Things, Services, or People
Making judgments about or assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.
33 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.
29 Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing
Developing plans to accomplish work, and prioritizing and organizing one's own work.
29 Controlling Machines and Processes
Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
25 Processing Information
Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, verifying, or processing information or data.
25 Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment
Fixing, servicing, aligning, setting up, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles.
25 Providing Consultation and Advice to Others
Providing consultation and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-related, or process related topics.
21 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.
21 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.
17 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.
17 Coaching and Developing Others
Identifying developmental needs of others and coaching or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
17 Thinking Creatively
Originating, inventing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
13 Assisting and Caring for Others
Providing assistance or personal care to others.
13 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.
13 Documenting or Recording Information
Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or by electronic/magnetic recording.
13 Establishing and Maintaining Relationships
Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
8 Resolving Conflict or Negotiating with Others
Handling complaints, arbitrating disputes, and resolving grievances, or otherwise negotiating with others.
8 Scheduling Work and Activities
Scheduling events, programs, activities, as well as the work of others.
8 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.
4 Interacting With Computers
Controlling computer functions by using programs, setting up functions, writing software, or otherwise communicating with computer systems.
4 Monitoring and Controlling Resources
Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
4 Coordinating Work and Activities of Others
Coordinating members of a work group to accomplish tasks.
4 Teaching Others
Identifying educational needs, developing formal training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
4 Performing Administrative Activities
Approving requests, handling paperwork, and performing day-to-day administrative tasks.
4 Selling or Influencing Others
Convincing others to buy merchandise/goods, or otherwise changing their minds or actions.
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 (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?
70 (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?
69 (F) Indoors
How frequently does this job require the worker to work: Indoors
65 (I) Provide a Service to Others
How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Provide a service to others (e.g., customers)?
65 (I) Importance of Being Exact or Accurate
How important is being very exact or highly accurate in performing this job?
63 (F) Sitting
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Sitting?
63 (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
50 (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
45 (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)?
44 (F) Kneeling, Crouching or Crawling
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Kneeling, stooping, crouching or crawling?
38 (F) Standing
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Standing?
38 (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?
38 (F) Outdoors
How frequently does this job require the worker to work: Outdoors
38 (F) Bending or Twisting the Body
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Bending or twisting the body?
38 (S) Consequence of Error
How serious would the result usually be if the worker made a mistake that was not readily correctable?
31 (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?
31 (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?
31 (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)
31 (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?
31 (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?
29 (A) Degree of Automation
Indicate the level of automation of this job.
25 (F) Walking or Running
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Walking or running?
25 (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?
25 (F) Making Repetitive Motions
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Making repetitive motions?
20 (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)
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
19 (F) Keeping or Regaining Balance
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Keeping or regaining balance?
19 (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?
19 (F) Contaminants
How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Contaminants (pollutants, gases, dust, odors, etc.)?
19 (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)
18 (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)
18 (L) Hazardous Equipment
What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to hazardous equipment while performing this job? Hazardous Equipment (e.g., saws, machinery/mechanical parts include exposure to vehicular traffic, but not driving a vehicle)
17 (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?
17 (C) Job-Required Social Interaction
How much does this job require the worker to be in contact (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise) with others in order to perform it?
15 (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)
15 (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?
15 (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.)
13 (F) Frequency in Conflict Situations
How frequently do the job requirements place the worker in conflict situations?
13 (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?
13 (F) Climbing Ladders, Scaffolds, Poles, etc.
How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Climbing ladders, scaffolds, poles, etc?
13 (O) Objective or Subjective Information
How objective or subjective is the information communicated in this job?
10 (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.)
7 (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 (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.)
6 (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 (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)?
5 (I) Supervise, Coach, Train Others
How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Supervise, coach, train, or develop other employees?
5 (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.)
5 (I) Take a Position Opposed to Others
How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Take a position opposed to coworkers or others?
5 (I) Coordinate or Lead Others
How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Coordinate or lead others in accomplishing work activities (not supervision)?
4 (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.)
4 (R) Responsibility for Outcomes and Results
How responsible is the worker for work outcomes and results of other workers?
4 (H) Responsible for Health and Safety of Others
How responsible is the worker for others' health and safety on this job?
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.
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.
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.
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.
60 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.
56 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 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.
49 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.
47 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.
34 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 do their work alone
Workers on this job have steady employment
59 Company Policies and Practices
Workers on this job are treated fairly by the company
Workers on this job get a feeling of accomplishment
Workers on this job are busy all the time
Workers on this job are paid well in comparison with other workers
56 Ability Utilization
Workers on this job make use of their individual abilities
Workers on this job make decisions on their own
56 Supervision, Technical
Workers on this job have supervisors who train their workers well
Workers on this job have something different to do every day
53 Supervision, Human Relations
Workers on this job have supervisors who back up their workers with management
53 Working Conditions
Workers on this job have good working conditions
Workers on this job plan their work with little supervision
44 Social Status
Workers on this job are looked up to by others in their company and their community
Workers on this job try out their own ideas
Workers on this job have opportunities for advancement
Workers on this job receive recognition for the work they do
Workers on this job have co-workers who are easy to get along with
22 Social Service
Workers on this job have work where they do things for other people
Workers on this job give directions and instructions to others
|DOT91 (Dictionary of Occupational Titles):||
726381014 Electronic Equipment Repairer
823281014 Electrician, Radio
823261018 Radio Mechanic
|AIM97 (Apprenticeship Information Management):||
0164 ELECTRICIAN, RADIO
0465 RADIO MECHANIC (any ind)
|CEN90 (1990 Census Occupations):||
523 Electronic Repairers, Communications and Industrial Equipmen
|CIP90 (Classification of Instructional Programs):||
470103 Communication Systems Installer and Repairer
470101 Electrical and Electronics Equipment Installer and Repairer,
|GOE93 (Guide for Occupational Exploration):||
050505 Craft Technology: Electrical-Electronic Systems Installation and Repai
050510 Craft Technology: Electrical-Electronic Equipment Repair
051003 Crafts: Electrical-Electronic
|MOC97 (Military Occupational Codes):||
2A453 Aircraft Command Control Communications And Navigation Systems
2A132 Avionics Guidance And Control Systems
35L Avionic Communications Equipment Repairer
68N Avionic Mechanic
35E Radio and Communications Security (COMSEC) Repairer
2E151 Satellite And Wideband Communications Equipment
35Q Avionic Flight Systems Repairer
2A153 Communication And Navigation Systems
2E153 Ground Radio Communications
2E133 Ground Radio Communications
31R Multichannel Transmission Systems Operator-Maintainer
2E171 Satellite And Wideband Communications Equipment
2E173 Ground Radio Communications
2E190 Communications Systems
31S Satellite Communication Systems Operator-Maintainer
NR Aids To Navigation-Radiobeacon Technician
2A432 Aircraft Communication And Navigation Systems
2A433 Aircraft Command Control Communications And Navigation Systems
2E113 Ground Radio Communications
2A452 Aircraft Communication And Navigation Systems
31T Satellite/Microwave Systems Chief
33T Electronic Warfare/Intercept Tactical Systems Repairer
2E111 Satellite And Wideband Communications Equipment
2A135B Avionics Support Equipment
31P Microwave Systems Operator-Maintainer
1A351 Airborne Communications Systems
2E131 Satellite And Wideband Communications Equipment
1A331 Airborne Communications Systems
2832 Multichannel Equipment Technician
1412 Special Fixed Communications Maintenance Technician
23EY Submarine Radioman Strategic Communications (STRATEGICOMM) Equipment Technician
1494 LHD Class Radio Communications System Maintenance Technician
14CM SSN Radio Frequency (RF) Equipment Technician
14RO SSN Radio Frequency (RF) Equipment Operator
14SM SWS Navigation System Maintenance Technician
14TM TRIDENT I/II Radio Frequency (RF) Equipment Maintenance Technician
CTM Cryptologic Technician Maintenance
2831 Multichannel Equipment Repairer
2834 Satellite Communications (Satcom) Technician
2842 Plrs Maintenance Technician
2843 Plrs Support Maintenance Technician
2861 Radio Technician
2841 Ground Radio Repairer
1427 Communications Equipment (Tactical Data Systems) Technician
23TM TRIDENT ECS Maintenance Technician
23JH Submarine Radioman Tactical Communications (TACTICOMM) Equipment Technician
23JS Submarine Radioman Tactical Communications (TACTICOMM) Equipment Technician
23MZ Submarine Radioman Communications (SUBCOMM) Combined Maintenance Technician
23NJ Submarine Radioman Communications (SUBCOMM) Combined Maintenance Technician
23SM SSN ECS Maintenance Technician
1424 Communications Equipment (SRQ-4) Technician
1420 Surface HF Communications System Maintenance Technician
1401 IMA Antenna/Mast Shop Journeyman
23TA TRIDENT Radioman Exterior Communications Sub-systems (ECS) Operations and Maintenance Technician
23TB TRIDENT Radioman Exterior Communications Sub-systems (ECS) Operations and Maintenance Technician
23TC TRIDENT Radioman Exterior Communications Sub-systems (ECS) Operations and Maintenance Technician
2867 An/Tsc-120 Radio Technician
9228 COMSAT Systems Maintenance Technician
5937 Aviation Radio Repairer
6313 Aircraft Communications/Navigation/Radar Systems Technician, Ea-6
6315 Aircraft Communications/Navigation/Weapon Systems Technician, Av-8
5954 Air Traffic Control Communications Technician
6316 Aircraft Communications/Navigation Systems Technician, Kc-130
1415 Combined Shore Communications Maintenance Technician
5939 Aviation Radio Technician
9607 High Frequency Radio Group (HFRG) Maintenance Technician
6317 Aircraft Communications/Navigation/Weapon Systems Technician, F/A-18
6322 Aircraft Communications/Navigation/Electrical Systems Technician, Ch-46
6323 Aircraft Communications/Navigation/Electrical Systems Technician, Ch-53
6325 Aircraft Communications/Navigation/Electrical/Weapon Systems Technician, V-22
9252 High Frequency Direction Finding (HFDF) Hardware Maintenance Technician
6324 Aircraft Communications/Navigation/Electrical/Weapon Systems Technician, U/Ah-1
ET Electronics Technicians
6412 Aircraft Communications Systems Technician, Ima
9251 Wideband Acquisitions and Analysis (WBAA) Hardware Maintenance Technician
8631 Surveillance Sensor Maintenance Man
6413 Aircraft Navigation Systems Technician, Iff/Radar/Tacan, Ima
|OES98 (Occupational Employment Statistics):||
85514 Radio Mechanics
|OPM97 (Office of Personnel Management Occupations):||
2604 Electronics Mechanic
9911 Radio Electronics Officer
|SOC98 (Standard Occupational Classification):||
49-2021 Radio Mechanics