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  • Rock Splitters, Quarry | TN Career Information Delivery System
    job related course work In some cases an associate s or bachelor s degree could be needed Job Training Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees Examples These occupations often involve using your knowledge and skills to help others Examples include sheet metal workers forest fire fighters customer service representatives pharmacy technicians salespersons retail and tellers Back to Top Tasks Cut grooves along outlines using chisels Drill holes along outlines using jackhammers Drill holes into sides of stones broken from masses insert dogs or attach slings and direct removal of stones Insert wedges and feathers into holes and drive wedges with sledgehammers to split stone sections from masses Locate grain line patterns to determine how rocks will split when cut Mark dimensions or outlines on stone prior to cutting using rules and chalk lines Remove pieces of stone from larger masses using jackhammers wedges and other tools Cut slabs of stone into sheets that will be used for floors or counters Set charges of explosives to split rock Back to Top Knowledge Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs uses repair and maintenance Back to Top Interests Realistic 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 Back to Top Work Values Moral Values Workers on this job are never pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong Independence Workers on this job do their work alone Back to Top Salary 10 25 Median 50 75 90 TN Annual 11 870 13

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  • Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic | TN Career Information Delivery System
    to trim workpieces Remove scratches and polish roll surfaces using polishing stones and electric buffers Disassemble sizing mills removed from rolling lines and sort and store parts Back to Top Knowledge Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs uses repair and maintenance Education and Training Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design teaching and instruction for individuals and groups and the measurement of training effects Back to Top Education Most employers prefer hiring high school graduates for this occupation Rolling machine operators usually are hired as entry level helpers and learn the skills with experienced operators Steel companies like most businesses have entered the era of sophisticated technology Taking several forms this technology has improved both product quality and worker productivity Computers are essential to most technological advances in steel production from production scheduling and machine control to metallurgical analysis High school students will find courses in computer applications mathematics science and chemistry beneficial Back to Top Skills Operation Monitoring Watching gauges dials or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly Operation and Control Controlling operations of equipment or systems Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others actions Equipment Maintenance Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed Back to Top Abilities Reaction Time The ability to quickly respond with the hand finger or foot to a signal sound light picture when it appears Control Precision The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions Multilimb Coordination The ability to coordinate two or more limbs 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 whole body is in motion Near Vision The ability to see details at close range within a few feet of the observer Auditory Attention The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds Back to Top Work Activities Handling and Moving Objects Using hands and arms in handling installing positioning and moving materials and manipulating things Controlling Machines and Processes Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes not including computers or vehicles Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge Keeping up to date technically and applying new knowledge to your job Performing General Physical Activities Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body such as climbing lifting balancing walking stooping and handling of materials Communicating with Supervisors Peers or Subordinates Providing information to supervisors co workers and subordinates by telephone in written form e mail or in person Organizing Planning and Prioritizing Work Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize organize and accomplish your work Back to Top Interests Realistic Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical hands on problems and solutions They often deal with plants animals and real world

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  • Roof Bolters, Mining | TN Career Information Delivery System
    of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions Extent Flexibility The ability to bend stretch twist or reach with your body arms and or legs Static Strength The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift push pull or carry objects Multilimb Coordination The ability to coordinate two or more limbs 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 whole body is in motion Reaction Time The ability to quickly respond with the hand finger or foot to a signal sound light picture when it appears Manual Dexterity The ability to quickly move your hand your hand together with your arm or your two hands to grasp manipulate or assemble objects Response Orientation The ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals lights sounds pictures It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand foot or other body part Auditory Attention The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds Back to Top Work Activities Handling and Moving Objects Using hands and arms in handling installing positioning and moving materials and manipulating things Performing General Physical Activities Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body such as climbing lifting balancing walking stooping and handling of materials Controlling Machines and Processes Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes not including computers or vehicles Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws regulations or standards Inspecting Equipment Structures or Material Inspecting equipment structures or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects Monitor Processes Materials or Surroundings Monitoring and reviewing information from materials events or the environment to detect or assess problems Operating Vehicles Mechanized Devices or Equipment Running maneuvering navigating or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment such as forklifts passenger vehicles aircraft or water craft Identifying Objects Actions and Events Identifying information by categorizing estimating recognizing differences or similarities and detecting changes in circumstances or events Making Decisions and Solving Problems Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems Back to Top Interests Realistic 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 Second Interest High Point Secondary Cutoff Rank Descriptiveness Back to Top Work Styles Dependability Job requires being reliable responsible and dependable and fulfilling obligations Attention to Detail Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks Independence Job requires developing one s own ways of

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  • Roofers | TN Career Information Delivery System
    roof insulation surfaces determining distance of roofing material overlap using chalk lines gauges on shingling hatchets or lines on shingles Cover roofs and exterior walls of structures with slate asphalt aluminum wood gravel gypsum and or related materials using brushes knives punches hammers and other tools Remove snow water or debris from roofs prior to applying roofing materials Apply alternate layers of hot asphalt or tar and roofing paper to roofs according to specification Estimate roofing materials and labor required to complete jobs and provide price quotes Spray roofs sidings and walls with material to bind seal insulate or soundproof sections of structures using spray guns air compressors and heaters Waterproof and damp proof walls floors roofs foundations and basements by painting or spraying surfaces with waterproof coatings or by attaching waterproofing membranes to surfaces Mop or pour hot asphalt or tar onto roof bases Apply plastic coatings and membranes fiberglass or felt over sloped roofs before applying shingles Hammer and chisel away rough spots or remove them with rubbing bricks to prepare surfaces for waterproofing Glaze top layers to make a smooth finish or embed gravel in the bitumen for rough surfaces Apply gravel or pebbles over top layers of roofs using rakes or stiff bristled brooms Punch holes in slate tile terra cotta or wooden shingles using punches and hammers Back to Top Knowledge Building and Construction Knowledge of materials methods and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses buildings or other structures such as highways and roads Back to Top Education Most roofers acquire their skills informally by working as helpers with experienced roofers They usually begin as helpers carrying equipment and materials Within two or three months they are taught to measure cut and fit roofing materials Some roofers train through 3 year apprenticeship programs administered by local union management committees representing roofing contractors and locals of the United Union of Roofers Waterproofers and Allied Workers For related information and recommended courses to prepare for this occupation Tennessee high school students may visit the Trade and Industrial Education Standards Competency Profiles and Resource Links online Back to Top Skills Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others actions Back to Top Abilities Gross Body Equilibrium The ability to keep or regain your body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences Trunk Strength The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without giving out or fatiguing Extent Flexibility The ability to bend stretch twist or reach with your body arms and or legs Back to Top Work Activities Handling and Moving Objects Using hands and arms in handling installing positioning and moving materials and manipulating things Controlling Machines and Processes Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes not including computers or vehicles Making Decisions and Solving

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  • Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas | TN Career Information Delivery System
    including their designs uses repair and maintenance Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs uses repair and maintenance Mathematics Knowledge of arithmetic algebra geometry calculus statistics and their applications Education and Training Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design teaching and instruction for individuals and groups and the measurement of training effects Mathematics Knowledge of arithmetic algebra geometry calculus statistics and their applications Back to Top Skills Equipment Maintenance Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed Operation Monitoring Watching gauges dials or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly Repairing Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools Monitoring Monitoring Assessing performance of yourself other individuals or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others actions Operation and Control Controlling operations of equipment or systems Troubleshooting Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it Learning Strategies Selecting and using training instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things Operations Analysis Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design Back to Top Abilities Selective Attention The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences Information Ordering The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules e g patterns of numbers letters words pictures mathematical operations Control Precision The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions Oral Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand Back to Top Work Activities Handling and Moving Objects Using hands and arms in handling installing positioning and moving materials and manipulating things Performing General Physical Activities Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body such as climbing lifting balancing walking stooping and handling of materials Controlling Machines and Processes Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes not including computers or vehicles Inspecting Equipment Structures or Material Inspecting equipment structures or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment Servicing repairing adjusting and testing machines devices moving parts and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical not electronic principles Monitor Processes Materials or Surroundings Monitoring and reviewing information from materials events or the environment to detect or assess problems Communicating with Supervisors Peers or Subordinates Providing information to supervisors co workers and subordinates by telephone in written form e mail or in person Operating Vehicles Mechanized Devices or Equipment Running maneuvering navigating or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment such as forklifts passenger vehicles aircraft or water craft Identifying Objects Actions and Events Identifying information

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  • Rough Carpenters | TN Career Information Delivery System
    and roads Building and Construction Knowledge of materials methods and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses buildings or other structures such as highways and roads Design Knowledge of design techniques tools and principles involved in production of precision technical plans blueprints drawings and models Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs uses repair and maintenance Engineering and Technology Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology This includes applying principles techniques procedures and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services Back to Top Abilities Trunk Strength The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without giving out or fatiguing Visualization The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged Static Strength The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift push pull or carry objects Extent Flexibility The ability to bend stretch twist or reach with your body arms and or legs Near Vision The ability to see details at close range within a few feet of the observer Back to Top Work Activities Handling and Moving Objects Using hands and arms in handling installing positioning and moving materials and manipulating things Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks Performing General Physical Activities Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body such as climbing lifting balancing walking stooping and handling of materials Controlling Machines and Processes Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes not including computers or vehicles Back to Top Interests Realistic 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 Second Interest High Point Secondary Cutoff Rank Descriptiveness Back to Top Work Styles Dependability Job requires being reliable responsible and dependable and fulfilling obligations Attention to Detail Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks Integrity Job requires being honest and ethical Initiative Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges Stress Tolerance Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations Self Control Job requires maintaining composure keeping emotions in check controlling anger and avoiding aggressive behavior even in very difficult situations Persistence Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles Independence Job requires developing one s own ways of doing things guiding oneself with little or no supervision and depending on oneself to get things done Adaptability Flexibility Job requires being open to change positive or negative and to considerable variety in the workplace Analytical Thinking Job requires analyzing information and using logic

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  • Roustabouts, Oil and Gas | TN Career Information Delivery System
    or by hand Back to Top Knowledge Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs uses repair and maintenance Public Safety and Security Knowledge of relevant equipment policies procedures and strategies to promote effective local state or national security operations for the protection of people data property and institutions Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs uses repair and maintenance Physics Knowledge and prediction of physical principles laws their interrelationships and applications to understanding fluid material and atmospheric dynamics and mechanical electrical atomic and sub atomic structures and processes Chemistry Knowledge of the chemical 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 English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words rules of composition and grammar Back to Top Skills Equipment Maintenance Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed Back to Top Abilities Control Precision The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions Static Strength The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift push pull or carry objects Back to Top Work Activities Handling and Moving Objects Using hands and arms in handling installing positioning and moving materials and manipulating things Performing General Physical Activities Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body such as climbing lifting balancing walking stooping and handling of materials Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment Servicing repairing adjusting and testing machines devices moving parts and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical not electronic principles Controlling Machines and Processes Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes not including computers or vehicles Inspecting Equipment Structures or Material Inspecting equipment structures or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects Back to Top Interests Realistic 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 Back to Top Work Styles Attention to Detail Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks Concern for Others Job requires being sensitive to others needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job Cooperation Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good natured cooperative attitude Dependability Job requires being reliable responsible and dependable and fulfilling obligations Leadership Job requires a willingness to lead take charge and offer opinions and direction Self Control Job requires maintaining composure keeping emotions

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  • Sailors and Marine Oilers | TN Career Information Delivery System
    engines under the direction of the ship s engineering officers Relay specified signals to other ships using visual signaling devices such as blinker lights and semaphores Tie barges together into tow units for tugboats to handle inspecting barges periodically during voyages and disconnecting them when destinations are reached Participate in shore patrols Clean and polish wood trim brass and other metal parts Back to Top Knowledge Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs uses repair and maintenance Public Safety and Security Knowledge of relevant equipment policies procedures and strategies to promote effective local state or national security operations for the protection of people data property and institutions Transportation Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air rail sea or road including the relative costs and benefits Engineering and Technology Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology This includes applying principles techniques procedures and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs uses repair and maintenance Public Safety and Security Knowledge of relevant equipment policies procedures and strategies to promote effective local state or national security operations for the protection of people data property and institutions Back to Top Education A high school education is desirable No special training or experience is needed to become a seaman or deckhand on vessels operating in harbors or on rivers or other waterways Newly hired workers are generally given a short introductory course and then learn skills on the job After sufficient experience they are eligible to take a Coast Guard exam to qualify as a mate pilot or captain Substantial knowledge gained through experience courses taught at approved schools and independent study are needed to pass the exam Although military classroom training of between 6 and 12 weeks is provided to seamen most training occurs on the job Content of training programs vary depending upon the branch of service and specialty Back to Top Abilities Far Vision The ability to see details at a distance Static Strength The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift push pull or carry objects Auditory Attention The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds Depth Perception The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you or to judge the distance between you and an object 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 Glare Sensitivity The ability to see objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences Back to Top Work Activities Handling and Moving Objects Using hands and arms in handling installing positioning and moving materials and manipulating things Performing General Physical Activities Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms

    Original URL path: http://tcids.tbr.edu/career_query2.php?soc=53-5011.00 (2013-06-13)
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