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Career Details :: Sales Representatives, Instruments
Sell precision instruments, such as dynamometers and spring scales, and laboratory, navigation, and surveying instruments.
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.
Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree. Some may require a bachelor's degree.
Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers.
- Assists customer with product selection, utilizing knowledge of engineering specifications and catalog resources.
- Evaluates customer needs and emphasizes product features based on technical knowledge of product capabilities and limitations.
- Sells weighing and other precision instruments, such as spring scales, dynamometers, and laboratory, navigational, and surveying instruments, to customer.
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General Work Activities
- Selling or Influencing Others
- Communicating With Persons Outside Organization
- Establishing & Maintaining Relationships
- Provide Consultation & Advice to Others
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Deal With External Customers
- Persuade Someone to a Course of Action
- Objective or Subjective Information
- Provide a Service to Others