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  • Construction and Building Inspectors | TN Career Information Delivery System
    the construction industry before being hired in this occupation Employers expect inspectors to have the right mix of technical knowledge experience and education to complete the job Most often employers seek inspectors who have studied engineering or drafting Many employers provide formal training programs to broaden an inspector s knowledge of construction materials code requirements practices and construction techniques 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 Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying taking time to understand the points being made asking questions as appropriate and not interrupting at inappropriate times Back to Top Abilities 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 Deductive Reasoning The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense Near Vision The ability to see details at close range within a few feet of the observer Written Comprehension The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing Oral Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand Inductive Reasoning The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events 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 Visualization The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences Category Flexibility The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways Speed of Closure The ability to quickly make sense of combine and organize information into meaningful patterns Auditory Attention The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds 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 Perceptual Speed The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of 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 Extent Flexibility The ability to bend stretch twist or reach with your body arms and or legs Back to Top Work Activities Monitor Processes Materials or Surroundings Monitoring and reviewing information from materials events or the environment to detect or assess problems Updating and

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  • Construction and Related Workers, All Other | TN Career Information Delivery System
    and Marble Setters Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers Terrazzo Workers and Finishers Construction Laborers Paving Surfacing and Tamping Equipment Operators Pile Driver Operators Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers Tapers Electricians Glaziers Insulation Workers Floor Ceiling and Wall Insulation Workers Mechanical Painters Construction and Maintenance Paperhangers Pipelayers Plumbers Pipefitters and Steamfitters Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters Plumbers Plasterers and Stucco Masons Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers Roofers Sheet Metal Workers Structural Iron and Steel Workers Helpers Brickmasons Blockmasons Stonemasons and Tile and Marble Setters Helpers Carpenters Helpers Electricians Helpers Painters Paperhangers Plasterers and Stucco Masons Helpers Pipelayers Plumbers Pipefitters and Steamfitters Helpers Roofers Helpers Construction Trades All Other Construction and Building Inspectors Elevator Installers and Repairers Fence Erectors Hazardous Materials Removal Workers Highway Maintenance Workers Rail Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners Segmental Pavers Career Summary Salary Salary 10 25 Median 50 75 90 TN Annual 21 720 26 720 33 310 44 930 60 270 US Annual 19 190 24 110 31 220 40 380 51 150 Some salaries are listed at an hourly rate Those that include a single dollar amount are considered hourly wage Wage

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  • Construction Carpenters | TN Career Information Delivery System
    blueprints drawings and models 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 Skills Management of Personnel Resources Motivating developing and directing people as they work identifying the best people for the job Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively Mathematics Using mathematics to solve problems Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions conclusions or approaches to problems Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others actions Active Learning Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem solving and decision making Time Management Managing one s own time and the time of others Learning Strategies Selecting and using training instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things Management of Material Resources Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment facilities and materials needed to do certain work Equipment Maintenance Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed Quality Control Analysis Conducting tests and inspections of products services or processes to evaluate quality or performance Back to Top Abilities Extent Flexibility The ability to bend stretch twist or reach with your body arms and or legs Visualization The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged 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 Static Strength The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift push pull or carry objects Oral Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand 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 Arm Hand Steadiness The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position Control Precision The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions 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 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

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  • Construction Laborers | TN Career Information Delivery System
    Tend pumps compressors and generators to provide power for tools machinery and equipment or to heat and move materials such as asphalt Mop brush or spread paints cleaning solutions or other compounds over surfaces to clean them or to provide protection Place consolidate and protect case in place concrete or masonry structures Identify pack and transport hazardous and or radioactive materials Use computers and other input devices to control robotic pipe cutters and cleaners Shovel cement and other materials into portable cement mixers and mix pour and spread concrete Grind scrape sand or polish surfaces such as concrete marble terrazzo or wood flooring using abrasive tools or machines Tend machines that pump concrete grout cement sand plaster or stucco through spray guns for application to ceilings and walls Mix ingredients to create compounds for covering or cleaning surfaces Raze buildings and salvage useful materials Spray materials such as water sand steam vinyl paint or stucco through hoses to clean coat or seal surfaces Apply caulking compounds by hand or using caulking guns 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 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 Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs uses repair and maintenance Mathematics Knowledge of arithmetic algebra geometry calculus statistics and their applications 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 Design Knowledge of design techniques tools and principles involved in production of precision technical plans blueprints drawings and models Back to Top Education Some employers do not require construction laborers to have a high school diploma however most employers require workers to be 18 years old and physically able to perform the work Some may require applicants to pass a physical examination and drug testing prior to employment 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 A good record of previous work experience will assist in obtaining a job in this field Back to Top Abilities Static Strength The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift push pull or carry objects 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 Back to Top Work Activities 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 Handling and Moving Objects Using hands and arms in handling installing positioning and moving materials and manipulating things

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  • Construction Managers | TN Career Information Delivery System
    marketing strategy and tactics product demonstration sales techniques and sales control systems Back to Top Education Educational requirements for contractors vary widely Many years of construction work experience or a college degree in construction management is the minimum requirement 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 Oral Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand 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 Written Comprehension The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing Near Vision The ability to see details at close range within a few feet of the observer Written Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand Deductive Reasoning The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense Inductive Reasoning The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events Visualization The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged 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 Back to Top Work Activities Organizing Planning and Prioritizing Work Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize organize and accomplish your work Monitor Processes Materials or Surroundings Monitoring and reviewing information from materials events or the environment to detect or assess problems Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks Scheduling Work and Activities Scheduling events programs and activities as well as the work of others Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge Keeping up to date technically and applying new knowledge to your job Making Decisions and Solving Problems Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems Inspecting Equipment Structures or Material Inspecting equipment structures or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others Handling complaints settling disputes and resolving grievances and conflicts or otherwise negotiating with others Communicating with Persons Outside Organization Communicating with people outside the organization representing the organization to customers the public government and other external sources This information can be exchanged in person in writing or by telephone or e mail Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time Getting Information Observing receiving

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  • Continuous Mining Machine Operators | TN Career Information Delivery System
    and blocking Install casings to prevent cave ins Repair oil and adjust machines and change cutting teeth using wrenches Determine locations boundaries and depths of holes or channels to be cut Drive machines into position at working faces Move controls to start and regulate movement of conveyors and to start and position drill cutters or torches Move levers to raise and lower hydraulic safety bars that support roofs above machines until other workers complete their framing Observe and listen to equipment operation to detect binding or stoppage of tools and other equipment malfunctions Reposition machines to make additional holes or cuts Back to Top Knowledge Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs uses repair and maintenance Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs uses repair and maintenance Back to Top Education Most mining jobs do not require a high school diploma however employers require workers to be at least 18 years of age and in good physical condition Federal law prohibits individuals under the age of 18 to work in underground mines Employers seek workers who are reliable and hard working Most of the skills required for mining are learned informally on the job from experienced miners Younger students are invited to visit the Mine Safety and Administration s website for games news and history of mining 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 Values Moral Values Workers on this job are never pressured to do things

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  • Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door | TN Career Information Delivery System
    using power tools hand tools and cutting torches Record maintenance information including test results material usage and repairs made Disconnect and or remove defective or unauthorized meters using hand tools Lubricate wearing surfaces of mechanical parts using oils or other lubricants Test valves and regulators for leaks and accurate temperature and pressure settings using precision testing equipment Install regulators and related equipment such as gas meters odorization units and gas pressure telemetering equipment Shut off service and notify repair crews when major repairs are required such as the replacement of underground pipes or wiring Examine valves or mechanical control device parts for defects dents or loose attachments and mark malfunctioning areas of defective units Attach air hoses to meter inlets then plug outlets and observe gauges for pressure losses in order to test internal seams for leaks Dismantle meters and replace or adjust defective parts such as cases shafts gears disks and recording mechanisms using soldering irons and hand tools Advise customers on proper installation of valves or regulators and related equipment Connect hoses from provers to meter inlets and outlets and raise prover bells until prover gauges register zero Make adjustments to meter components such as setscrews or timing mechanisms so that they conform to specifications Cut seats to receive new orifices tap inspection ports and perform other repairs in order to salvage usable materials using hand tools and machine tools Reassemble repaired equipment and solder top front and back case panels in place using soldering guns power tools and hand tools Calibrate thermostats for specified temperature or pressure settings Collect money due on delinquent accounts Recommend and write up specifications for changes in hardware such as house wiring Dip valves and regulators in molten lead to prevent leakage and paint valves fittings and other devices using spray guns Splice and connect cables from meters or current transformers to pull boxes or switchboards using hand tools Clean plant growth scale paint soil and or rust from meter housings using wire brushes scrapers buffers sandblasters and or cleaning compounds Clamp regulator units into vises on stages above water tanks and attach compressed air hoses to intake ports 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 Back to Top Skills Installation Installing equipment machines wiring or programs to meet specifications 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 Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge Keeping up to date technically and applying new knowledge

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  • Conveyor Operators and Tenders | TN Career Information Delivery System
    groups and the measurement of training effects 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 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 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 Production and Processing Knowledge of raw materials production processes quality control costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods Computers and Electronics Knowledge of circuit boards processors chips electronic equipment and computer hardware and software including applications and programming Computers and Electronics Knowledge of circuit boards processors chips electronic equipment and computer hardware and software including applications and programming English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words rules of composition and grammar 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 Law and Government Knowledge of laws legal codes court procedures precedents government regulations executive orders agency rules and the democratic political process Mathematics Knowledge of arithmetic algebra geometry calculus statistics and their applications 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 Production and Processing Knowledge of raw materials production processes quality control costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods Clerical Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing managing files and records stenography and transcription designing forms and other office procedures and terminology Design Knowledge of design techniques tools and principles involved in production of precision technical plans blueprints drawings and models 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 Law and Government Knowledge of laws legal codes court procedures precedents government regulations executive orders agency rules and the democratic political process Transportation Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air rail sea or road including the relative costs and benefits 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

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