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Clay Processing Factory Workers

ANZSCO ID 839913

Overview

All Other Factory Process Workers

  • $945 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth

Clay Processing Factory Workers

  • 240 workers Employment Size
  • Entry level Skill level rating
  • 72% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 42 hours Average full-time
  • 36 years Average age
  • 6% female Gender Share

Clay Processing Factory Workers perform routine tasks in manufacturing clay and ceramic products, such as loading clay into machines, stacking products on kiln cars, pallets and trolleys, and moving kiln cars and trolleys to and from kilns, dryers, sorting, storage and shipping areas.

Also known as: Clay Processing Factory Labourer.

Specialisations: Brick Handler, Kiln Labourer.

You can work as a Clay Processing Factory Worker without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided.

Tasks
  • Loading clay into machines.
  • Stacking products on kiln cars, pallets and trolleys, and moving kiln cars and trolleys to and from kilns dryers, sorting, storage and shipping areas.

Prospects

Pathways

You can work as a Clay Processing Factory Worker without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Factory Process Workers who are reliable, can work independently and are hardworking.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Production and processing

    39% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  2. Mechanical

    38% Skill level

    Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  3. Mathematics

    36% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  4. English language

    35% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  5. Education and training

    31% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  6. Public safety and security

    26% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  7. Engineering and technology

    24% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  8. Computers and electronics

    23% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  9. Chemistry

    22% Skill level

    Chemical composition, structure, and properties. How chemicals are made, used, mixed, and can change.

  10. Administration and management

    20% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  11. Building and construction

    19% Skill level

    Materials, and methods used to construct or repair houses, buildings, or other structures like highways and roads.

  12. Technical design

    18% Skill level

    Design techniques, tools, and principles used to make detailed technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

  13. Transportation

    18% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  14. Customer and personal service

    17% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  15. Psychology

    17% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  16. Communications and media

    16% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  17. Personnel and human resources

    15% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  18. Law and government

    14% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  19. Physics

    13% Skill level

    The physical laws of matter, motion and energy, and how they interact through space and time.

  20. Sales and marketing

    10% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Operation monitoring

    36% Skill level

    Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

  2. Operation and control

    36% Skill level

    Controlling equipment or systems.

  3. Monitoring

    34% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  4. Coordination with others

    34% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  5. Critical thinking

    32% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  6. Quality control analysis

    32% Skill level

    Doing tests and checking products, services, or processes to make sure they are working properly.

  7. Reading comprehension

    32% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  8. Speaking

    30% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  9. Active listening

    29% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  10. Complex problem solving

    29% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  11. Social perceptiveness

    29% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  12. Instructing

    29% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  13. Judgment and decision making

    27% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  14. Time management

    27% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  15. Active learning

    27% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  16. Troubleshooting

    27% Skill level

    Figuring out why a machine or system went wrong and working out what to do about it.

  17. Equipment maintenance

    25% Skill level

    Maintaining equipment and deciding what maintenance will be needed in the future.

  18. Repairing

    25% Skill level

    Fixing machines or systems.

  19. Equipment selection

    21% Skill level

    Deciding on the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

  20. Serving others

    21% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Control precision

    48% Skill level

    Quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat.

  2. Trunk strength

    48% Skill level

    Use your abdominal and lower back muscles a number of times without 'giving out' or fatiguing.

  3. Near vision

    46% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  4. Static strength

    46% Skill level

    Lift, push, pull, or carry things.

  5. Manual dexterity

    45% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  6. Arm-hand steadiness

    45% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  7. Extent flexibility

    45% Skill level

    Bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.

  8. Finger dexterity

    43% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  9. Multilimb coordination

    43% Skill level

    Use your arms and/or legs at the same time while sitting, standing, or lying down.

  10. Perceptual speed

    43% Skill level

    Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  11. Oral comprehension

    41% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  12. Oral expression

    41% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  13. Categorising

    39% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  14. Depth perception

    39% Skill level

    Decide which thing is closer or further away from you, or decide how far away it is.

  15. Far vision

    39% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  16. Problem spotting

    39% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  17. Selective attention

    39% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  18. Stamina

    39% Skill level

    Exercise for a long time without getting winded or out of breath.

  19. Deductive reasoning

    37% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  20. Sorting or ordering

    37% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Handling and moving objects

    85% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  2. Doing physically active work

    67% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  3. Controlling equipment or machines

    65% Skill level

    Operating machines or processes either directly or using controls (not including computers or vehicles).

  4. Communicating within a team

    52% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  5. Working with mechanical equipment

    50% Skill level

    Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment.

  6. Looking for changes over time

    49% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  7. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    47% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  8. Building good relationships

    46% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  9. Monitoring people, processes and things

    45% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  10. Making decisions and solving problems

    45% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  11. Checking for errors or defects

    45% Skill level

    Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials for errors, problems or defects.

  12. Planning and prioritising work

    43% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  13. Assessing and evaluating things

    42% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  14. Collecting and organising information

    42% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  15. Researching and investigating

    41% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  16. Checking compliance with standards

    40% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  17. Driving vehicles or equipment

    39% Skill level

    Running, manoeuvring, navigating, or driving things like forklifts, vehicles, aircraft, or water craft.

  18. Helping and caring for others

    37% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  19. Explaining things to people

    35% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  20. Estimating amounts, costs and resources

    35% Skill level

    Working out sizes, distances, amounts, time, costs, resources, or materials needed for a task.

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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 51-9198.00 - Helpers--Production Workers.

Work Environment

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

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Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Wear common protective or safety equipment

    99% Important

    Wear equipment like safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets.

  2. Using your hands to handle, control, or feel

    92% Important

    Spend time using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.

  3. Face-to-face discussions

    86% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  4. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    83% Important

    Be exposed to noises and sounds that are distracting or uncomfortable.

  5. Time pressure

    82% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  6. Making repetitive motions

    81% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  7. Teamwork

    78% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  8. Being exact or accurate

    78% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  9. Pace of work set by equipment

    77% Important

    Pace of work depends on the speed of equipment or machinery.

  10. Contact with people

    77% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  11. Spend time standing

    75% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  12. Indoors, not heat controlled

    75% Important

    Work indoors without heating or cooling (e.g., warehouse without heat).

  13. Freedom to make decisions

    74% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  14. Bending or twisting your body

    71% Important

    Spend time bending or twisting your body.

  15. Frequent decision making

    70% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  16. Exposure to contaminants

    70% Important

    Be exposed to pollutants, gases, dust or odours.

  17. Dangerous equipment

    69% Important

    Work near dangerous equipment like saws, machinery with open moving parts, or moving traffic.

  18. Minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings

    69% Important

    Be exposed to minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings.

  19. Unstructured work

    68% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  20. Health and safety of others

    68% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Support

    71% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  2. Relationships

    38% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  3. Working conditions

    31% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  4. Independence

    29% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  5. Achievement

    19% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  6. Recognition

    19% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Practical

    100% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  2. Administrative

    71% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  3. Analytical

    43% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  4. Creative

    19% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  5. Enterprising

    19% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  6. Helping

    19% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 51-9198.00 - Helpers--Production Workers.

All Other Factory Process Workers

  • $945 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth

Clay Processing Factory Workers

  • 240 workers Employment Size
  • Entry level Skill level rating
  • 72% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 42 hours Average full-time
  • 36 years Average age
  • 6% female Gender Share

Clay Processing Factory Workers perform routine tasks in manufacturing clay and ceramic products, such as loading clay into machines, stacking products on kiln cars, pallets and trolleys, and moving kiln cars and trolleys to and from kilns, dryers, sorting, storage and shipping areas.

Also known as: Clay Processing Factory Labourer.

Specialisations: Brick Handler, Kiln Labourer.

You can work as a Clay Processing Factory Worker without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided.

Tasks
  • Loading clay into machines.
  • Stacking products on kiln cars, pallets and trolleys, and moving kiln cars and trolleys to and from kilns dryers, sorting, storage and shipping areas.

You can work as a Clay Processing Factory Worker without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore VET training pathways.

Employers look for Factory Process Workers who are reliable, can work independently and are hardworking.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Production and processing

    39% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  2. Mechanical

    38% Skill level

    Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  3. Mathematics

    36% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  4. English language

    35% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  5. Education and training

    31% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  6. Public safety and security

    26% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  7. Engineering and technology

    24% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  8. Computers and electronics

    23% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  9. Chemistry

    22% Skill level

    Chemical composition, structure, and properties. How chemicals are made, used, mixed, and can change.

  10. Administration and management

    20% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  11. Building and construction

    19% Skill level

    Materials, and methods used to construct or repair houses, buildings, or other structures like highways and roads.

  12. Technical design

    18% Skill level

    Design techniques, tools, and principles used to make detailed technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

  13. Transportation

    18% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  14. Customer and personal service

    17% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  15. Psychology

    17% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  16. Communications and media

    16% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  17. Personnel and human resources

    15% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  18. Law and government

    14% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  19. Physics

    13% Skill level

    The physical laws of matter, motion and energy, and how they interact through space and time.

  20. Sales and marketing

    10% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Operation monitoring

    36% Skill level

    Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

  2. Operation and control

    36% Skill level

    Controlling equipment or systems.

  3. Monitoring

    34% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  4. Coordination with others

    34% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  5. Critical thinking

    32% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  6. Quality control analysis

    32% Skill level

    Doing tests and checking products, services, or processes to make sure they are working properly.

  7. Reading comprehension

    32% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  8. Speaking

    30% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  9. Active listening

    29% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  10. Complex problem solving

    29% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  11. Social perceptiveness

    29% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  12. Instructing

    29% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  13. Judgment and decision making

    27% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  14. Time management

    27% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  15. Active learning

    27% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  16. Troubleshooting

    27% Skill level

    Figuring out why a machine or system went wrong and working out what to do about it.

  17. Equipment maintenance

    25% Skill level

    Maintaining equipment and deciding what maintenance will be needed in the future.

  18. Repairing

    25% Skill level

    Fixing machines or systems.

  19. Equipment selection

    21% Skill level

    Deciding on the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

  20. Serving others

    21% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Control precision

    48% Skill level

    Quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat.

  2. Trunk strength

    48% Skill level

    Use your abdominal and lower back muscles a number of times without 'giving out' or fatiguing.

  3. Near vision

    46% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  4. Static strength

    46% Skill level

    Lift, push, pull, or carry things.

  5. Manual dexterity

    45% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  6. Arm-hand steadiness

    45% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  7. Extent flexibility

    45% Skill level

    Bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.

  8. Finger dexterity

    43% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  9. Multilimb coordination

    43% Skill level

    Use your arms and/or legs at the same time while sitting, standing, or lying down.

  10. Perceptual speed

    43% Skill level

    Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  11. Oral comprehension

    41% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  12. Oral expression

    41% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  13. Categorising

    39% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  14. Depth perception

    39% Skill level

    Decide which thing is closer or further away from you, or decide how far away it is.

  15. Far vision

    39% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  16. Problem spotting

    39% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  17. Selective attention

    39% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  18. Stamina

    39% Skill level

    Exercise for a long time without getting winded or out of breath.

  19. Deductive reasoning

    37% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  20. Sorting or ordering

    37% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Handling and moving objects

    85% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  2. Doing physically active work

    67% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  3. Controlling equipment or machines

    65% Skill level

    Operating machines or processes either directly or using controls (not including computers or vehicles).

  4. Communicating within a team

    52% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  5. Working with mechanical equipment

    50% Skill level

    Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment.

  6. Looking for changes over time

    49% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  7. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    47% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  8. Building good relationships

    46% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  9. Monitoring people, processes and things

    45% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  10. Making decisions and solving problems

    45% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  11. Checking for errors or defects

    45% Skill level

    Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials for errors, problems or defects.

  12. Planning and prioritising work

    43% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  13. Assessing and evaluating things

    42% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  14. Collecting and organising information

    42% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  15. Researching and investigating

    41% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  16. Checking compliance with standards

    40% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  17. Driving vehicles or equipment

    39% Skill level

    Running, manoeuvring, navigating, or driving things like forklifts, vehicles, aircraft, or water craft.

  18. Helping and caring for others

    37% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  19. Explaining things to people

    35% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  20. Estimating amounts, costs and resources

    35% Skill level

    Working out sizes, distances, amounts, time, costs, resources, or materials needed for a task.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 51-9198.00 - Helpers--Production Workers.

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Wear common protective or safety equipment

    99% Important

    Wear equipment like safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets.

  2. Using your hands to handle, control, or feel

    92% Important

    Spend time using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.

  3. Face-to-face discussions

    86% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  4. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    83% Important

    Be exposed to noises and sounds that are distracting or uncomfortable.

  5. Time pressure

    82% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  6. Making repetitive motions

    81% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  7. Teamwork

    78% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  8. Being exact or accurate

    78% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  9. Pace of work set by equipment

    77% Important

    Pace of work depends on the speed of equipment or machinery.

  10. Contact with people

    77% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  11. Spend time standing

    75% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  12. Indoors, not heat controlled

    75% Important

    Work indoors without heating or cooling (e.g., warehouse without heat).

  13. Freedom to make decisions

    74% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  14. Bending or twisting your body

    71% Important

    Spend time bending or twisting your body.

  15. Frequent decision making

    70% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  16. Exposure to contaminants

    70% Important

    Be exposed to pollutants, gases, dust or odours.

  17. Dangerous equipment

    69% Important

    Work near dangerous equipment like saws, machinery with open moving parts, or moving traffic.

  18. Minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings

    69% Important

    Be exposed to minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings.

  19. Unstructured work

    68% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  20. Health and safety of others

    68% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Support

    71% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  2. Relationships

    38% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  3. Working conditions

    31% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  4. Independence

    29% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  5. Achievement

    19% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  6. Recognition

    19% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Practical

    100% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  2. Administrative

    71% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  3. Analytical

    43% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  4. Creative

    19% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  5. Enterprising

    19% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  6. Helping

    19% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 51-9198.00 - Helpers--Production Workers.
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