Looking for/Receiving Job-Related Information |
- How is information obtained to perform this job?
Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, often to detect problems or to find out when things are finished.
Identify/Evaluating Job-Relevant Information |
- How is information interpreted to perform this job?
Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.
Inspecting or diagnosing equipment, structures, or materials to identify the causes of errors or other problems or defects.
Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities, or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.
Information/Data Processing |
- How is information processed to perform this job?
Making judgments about or assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.
Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, verifying, or processing information or data.
Evaluating information against a set of standards and verifying that it is correct.
Identifying underlying principles, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
Reasoning/Decision Making |
- What decisions are made and problems solved in performing this job?
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.
Originating, inventing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one's own jobs and related jobs' functions.
Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve these objectives.
Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.
Developing plans to accomplish work, and prioritizing and organizing one's own work.
Performing Physical & Manual Work Activities |
- What activities using the body and hands are done to perform this job?
Performing physical activities that require moving one's whole body, where the activities often also require considerable use of the arms and legs, such as in the physical handling of materials.
Using one's own hands and arms in handling, installing, forming, positioning, and moving materials, or in manipulating things, including the use of keyboards.
Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft.
Performing Complex/Technical Activities |
- What skilled activities using coordinated movements are done to perform this job?
Controlling computer functions by using programs, setting up functions, writing software, or otherwise communicating with computer systems.
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.
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
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.
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.
Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or by electronic/magnetic recording.
- What interactions with other people occur while performing this job?
Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be understood or used to support responses or feedback to others.
Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.
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.
Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
Providing assistance or personal care to others.
Convincing others to buy merchandise/goods, or otherwise changing their minds or actions.
Handling complaints, arbitrating disputes, and resolving grievances, or otherwise negotiating with others.
Performing for people or dealing directly with the public, including serving persons in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.
- What coordinating, managerial, or advisory activities are done while performing this job?
Coordinating members of a work group to accomplish tasks.
Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
Identifying educational needs, developing formal training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring subordinates.
Identifying developmental needs of others and coaching or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
Providing consultation and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-related, or process-related topics.
- What administrative, staffing, monitoring, or controlling activities are done while performing this job?
Approving requests, handling paperwork, and performing day-to-day administrative tasks.
Recruiting, interviewing, selecting, hiring, and promoting persons for the organization.
Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.