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  • Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters | TN Career Information Delivery System
    of houses buildings or other structures such as highways and roads Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs uses repair and maintenance 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 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 Mathematics Knowledge of arithmetic algebra geometry calculus statistics and their applications Back to Top Education Applicants for an apprenticeship must complete high school or the equivalent G E D and pass an aptitude test to qualify for the program An applicant must be between the ages of 18 and 25 and be a member of a labor union Experience gained through vocational courses military training or work experience may be used to obtain advanced placement in the apprenticeship program 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 For additional information on education and training in this field visit the Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association or the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry online Back to Top Abilities 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 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 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 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 Attention to Detail Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks Initiative Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges Adaptability Flexibility Job requires being open to change positive or negative and to considerable variety in the workplace Integrity Job requires being honest and ethical Persistence Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles Leadership Job requires a willingness to lead take charge and offer opinions and direction Stress Tolerance Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations Independence Job requires developing one s

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  • Helpers--Production Workers | TN Career Information Delivery System
    unload items from machines conveyors and conveyances Help production workers by performing duties of lesser skill such as supplying or holding materials or tools and cleaning work areas and equipment Clean and lubricate equipment Record information such as the number of products tested meter readings and dates and times of product production Start machines or equipment in order to begin production processes Separate products according to weight grade size and composition of materials used to produce them Turn valves to regulate flow of liquids or air to reverse machines to start pumps or to regulate equipment Place products in equipment or on work surfaces for further processing inspecting or wrapping Remove products machine attachments and waste material from machines Pack and store materials and products Tie products in bundles for further processing or shipment following prescribed procedures Transfer finished products raw materials tools or equipment between storage and work areas of plants and warehouses by hand or using hand trucks or powered lift trucks Signal coworkers to direct them to move products during the production process Prepare raw materials for processing Measure amounts of products lengths of extruded articles or weights of filled containers to ensure conformance to specifications Thread ends of items such as thread cloth and lace through needles and rollers and around take up tubes Read gauges and charts and record data obtained Mix ingredients according to specified procedures and formulas Position spouts or chutes of storage bins so that containers can be filled Fold products and product parts during processing Wash work areas machines equipment vehicles and products Unclamp and hoist full reels from braiding winding and other fabricating machines using power hoists Dump materials such as prepared ingredients into machine hoppers prior to mixing Break up defective products for reprocessing Change machine gears using wrenches Cut or break flashing from materials or products Perform minor repairs to machines such as replacing damaged or worn parts Attach slings ropes and cables to objects such as pipes hoses and bundles Pack food products in paper bags and boxes and stack them in warehouses and coolers 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 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 Dependability Job requires being reliable responsible and dependable and fulfilling obligations Attention to Detail Job requires

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  • Helpers--Roofers | TN Career Information Delivery System
    equipment Provide assistance to skilled roofers installing and repairing roofs flashings and surfaces Remove old roofing materials Set ladders scaffolds and hoists in place for taking supplies to roofs Sweep and clean roofs to prepare them for the application of new roofing materials Unload materials and tools from work trucks and unroll roofing as directed Apply shingles gravel or asphalt over the top layer of tar to protect the roofing material Attach roofing paper and composition shingles using nails Attach sheets of metal to roof boards or building frameworks when installing metal roofs Clear drains and downspouts and clean gutters Cover roofs with layers of roofing felt or asphalt strips before installing tile slate or composition materials Locate worn or torn areas in roofs Perform emergency leak repairs and general maintenance for a variety of roof types Place tiles nail them to roof boards and cover nailheads with roofing cement Back to Top Salary 10 25 Median 50 75 90 TN Annual 18 780 20 780 23 110 25 890 29 020 US Annual 16 700 19 590 22 810 27 140 32 160 Some salaries are listed at an hourly rate Those that include a single dollar amount are

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  • Highway Maintenance Workers | TN Career Information Delivery System
    for installation of markers using tape string or chalk Apply oil to road surfaces using sprayers Blend compounds to form adhesive mixtures used for marker installation Place and remove snow fences used to prevent the accumulation of drifting snow on highways Flag motorists to warn them of obstacles or repair work ahead Set out signs and cones around work areas to divert traffic Drive trucks or tractors with adjustable attachments to sweep debris from paved surfaces mow grass and weeds and remove snow and ice Dump spread and tamp asphalt using pneumatic tampers to repair joints and patch broken pavement Drive trucks to transport crews and equipment to work sites Inspect clean and repair drainage systems bridges tunnels and other structures Haul and spread sand gravel and clay to fill washouts and repair road shoulders Back to Top Knowledge Customer and Personal Service Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services This includes customer needs assessment meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction 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 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 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 Transportation Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air rail sea or road including the relative costs and benefits Transportation Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air rail sea or road including the relative costs and benefits Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs uses repair and maintenance Back to Top Education The minimum educational requirement for this job is completion of the eighth grade Applicants must be able to read and write Experience using a shovel ax saw power tools tractors and mowing equipment is helpful in acquiring this job All training is conducted on the job and may last up to one month Training is done under the guidance and supervision of an experienced highway maintenance worker Back to Top Abilities 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 Operating Vehicles Mechanized Devices or Equipment Running maneuvering navigating or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment such as forklifts passenger vehicles aircraft or water craft 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 Back to

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  • Historians | TN Career Information Delivery System
    resources Back to Top Education A four year college degree is normally required for this occupation Many positions require a master s degree High school students may prepare for this career by taking courses in mathematics statistics economics and history The ability to use computers for research purposes is also helpful Many colleges and universities throughout the state offer programs in history 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 Writing Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions conclusions or approaches to problems Active Learning Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem solving and decision making Back to Top Abilities Written Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand 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 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 Speech Clarity The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you Inductive Reasoning The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events Back to Top Work Activities Getting Information Observing receiving and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources 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 Processing Information Compiling coding categorizing calculating tabulating auditing or verifying information or data Identifying Objects Actions and Events Identifying information by categorizing estimating recognizing differences or similarities and detecting changes in circumstances or events Analyzing Data or Information Identifying the underlying principles reasons or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts Provide Consultation and Advice to Others Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical systems or process related topics Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge Keeping up to date technically and applying new knowledge to your job Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time Documenting Recording Information Entering transcribing recording storing or maintaining information in written or electronic magnetic form Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used Thinking Creatively Developing designing or creating new applications ideas relationships systems or products

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  • History Teachers, Postsecondary | TN Career Information Delivery System
    making 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 Monitoring Monitoring Assessing performance of yourself other individuals or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others reactions and understanding why they react as they do Persuasion Persuading others to change their minds or behavior Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others actions Time Management Managing one s own time and the time of others Back to Top Abilities Speech Clarity The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences 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 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 Near Vision The ability to see details at close range within a few feet of the observer Back to Top Work Activities Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge Keeping up to date technically and applying new knowledge to your job Thinking Creatively Developing designing or creating new applications ideas relationships systems or products including artistic contributions Getting Information Observing receiving and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources Organizing Planning and Prioritizing Work Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize organize and accomplish your work Identifying Objects Actions and Events Identifying information by categorizing estimating recognizing differences or similarities and detecting changes in circumstances or events Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used Analyzing Data or Information Identifying the underlying principles reasons or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts Training and Teaching Others Identifying the educational needs of others developing formal educational or training programs or classes and teaching or instructing others Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time Processing Information Compiling coding categorizing calculating tabulating auditing or verifying information or data Communicating with Supervisors Peers or Subordinates Providing information to supervisors co workers and subordinates by telephone in written form e mail or in person Making Decisions and Solving Problems Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems Scheduling Work and Activities Scheduling events programs and activities as well as the work of others Judging the Qualities of Things Services or People Assessing the value importance or quality of things or people Communicating with Persons Outside Organization Communicating with people outside the organization representing the organization to

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  • Hoist and Winch Operators | TN Career Information Delivery System
    cables or stop blocks in order to facilitate moving items or materials for further processing Back to Top Knowledge Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs uses repair and maintenance Back to Top Education Hoist and winch operators usually learn the skill on the job Operators should have a good sense of balance the ability to judge distance and good eye hand foot coordination Employers prefer hiring high school graduates 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 Operation and Control Controlling operations of equipment or systems Equipment Maintenance Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed Monitoring Monitoring Assessing performance of yourself other individuals or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action Equipment Selection Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job Back to Top Abilities 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 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 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 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 Operating Vehicles Mechanized Devices or Equipment Running maneuvering navigating or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment such as forklifts passenger vehicles aircraft or water craft 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 Monitor Processes Materials or Surroundings Monitoring and reviewing information from materials events or the environment to detect or assess problems Training and Teaching Others Identifying the educational needs of others developing formal educational or training programs or classes and teaching or instructing others 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

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  • Home Appliance Repairers | TN Career Information Delivery System
    and Personal Service Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services This includes customer needs assessment meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs uses repair and maintenance Sales and Marketing Knowledge of principles and methods for showing promoting and selling products or services This includes marketing strategy and tactics product demonstration sales techniques and sales control systems Sales and Marketing Knowledge of principles and methods for showing promoting and selling products or services This includes marketing strategy and tactics product demonstration sales techniques and sales control systems Back to Top Education Employers generally require a high school diploma for home appliance repairers Small appliance repairers commonly learn the trade on the job however repairers of large appliances often receive their training in a formal technology center community college or directly from an appliance manufacturer The United States Environmental Protection Agency EPA has mandated that all repairers who work with refrigerants must be certified in proper handling of hazardous materials Although no formal training is required for certification repairers must pass an examination approved by the EPA 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 Repairing Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools Troubleshooting Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it Back to Top Abilities Visualization The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged Hearing Sensitivity The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness 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 Back to Top Work Activities 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 Handling and Moving Objects Using hands and arms in handling installing positioning and moving materials and manipulating things 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 Performing for or Working Directly with the Public Performing for people or dealing directly with the public This includes serving customers in restaurants and stores and receiving clients or guests Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment Servicing repairing calibrating regulating fine tuning or testing machines devices and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic not mechanical principles Controlling Machines and Processes Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes not including computers

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