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Weighbridge Operators

ANZSCO ID 712922

Overview

All Other Stationary Plant Operators

  • $1,886 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth

Weighbridge Operators

  • 840 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 77% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 46 hours Average full-time
  • 47 years Average age
  • 57% female Gender Share

Weighbridge Operators operate weighing plants and issue measurement tickets which provide readings of vehicle and livestock weight.

Specialisations: Licensed Weigher.

You can work as a Weighbridge Operator without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful.

Tasks
  • Weigh vehicles and load and issue measurement tickets.
  • Maintains plant.

Prospects

Pathways

You can work as a Weighbridge Operator without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful.

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.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Stationary Plant Operators who communicate well with others, are polite, courteous and reliable.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Customer and personal service

    51% Skill level

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

  2. Clerical

    49% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  3. Education and training

    41% Skill level

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

  4. English language

    41% Skill level

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

  5. Mathematics

    36% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  6. Production and processing

    35% Skill level

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

  7. Computers and electronics

    33% Skill level

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

  8. Administration and management

    32% Skill level

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

  9. Public safety and security

    28% Skill level

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

  10. Transportation

    22% Skill level

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

  11. Communications and media

    21% Skill level

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

  12. Personnel and human resources

    20% Skill level

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

  13. Law and government

    20% Skill level

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

  14. Sales and marketing

    17% Skill level

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

  15. Food production

    16% Skill level

    Planting, growing, and harvesting food (both plant and animal), including storage and handling.

  16. Geography

    16% Skill level

    Describing land, sea, and air, including their physical characteristics, locations, how they work together, and the location of plant, animal, and human life.

  17. Psychology

    15% Skill level

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

  18. Engineering and technology

    13% Skill level

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

  19. Foreign language

    13% Skill level

    Foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.

  20. Telecommunications

    12% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Reading comprehension

    46% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  2. Critical thinking

    45% Skill level

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

  3. Writing

    45% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  4. Active listening

    43% Skill level

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

  5. Coordination with others

    43% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  6. Monitoring

    43% Skill level

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

  7. Speaking

    41% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  8. Active learning

    39% Skill level

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

  9. Mathematics

    37% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  10. Serving others

    37% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  11. Social perceptiveness

    37% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  12. Time management

    37% Skill level

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

  13. Judgment and decision making

    36% Skill level

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

  14. Complex problem solving

    36% Skill level

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

  15. Learning strategies

    36% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  16. Management of personnel resources

    36% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

  17. Quality control analysis

    36% Skill level

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

  18. Instructing

    34% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  19. Systems analysis

    34% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

  20. Persuasion

    32% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Near vision

    50% Skill level

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

  2. Oral comprehension

    50% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  3. Oral expression

    48% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  4. Selective attention

    48% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  5. Speech recognition

    46% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  6. Categorising

    45% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  7. Written comprehension

    45% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  8. Problem spotting

    43% Skill level

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

  9. Sorting or ordering

    43% Skill level

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

  10. Deductive reasoning

    43% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  11. Flexibility of closure

    43% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  12. Far vision

    41% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  13. Written expression

    39% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  14. Inductive reasoning

    39% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  15. Finger dexterity

    38% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  16. Perceptual speed

    38% Skill level

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

  17. Mathematics

    36% Skill level

    Choose the right maths method or formula to solve a problem.

  18. Speech clarity

    36% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  19. Working with numbers

    36% Skill level

    Add, subtract, multiply, or divide.

  20. Arm-hand steadiness

    32% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

Activities

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

  1. Building good relationships

    57% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  2. Collecting and organising information

    56% Skill level

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

  3. Communicating within a team

    54% Skill level

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

  4. Working with computers

    52% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

  5. Making sense of information and ideas

    49% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  6. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    49% Skill level

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

  7. Documenting or recording information

    48% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  8. Looking for changes over time

    47% Skill level

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

  9. Monitoring people, processes and things

    47% Skill level

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

  10. Planning and prioritising work

    47% Skill level

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

  11. Coordinating the work of a team

    46% Skill level

    Getting members of a group to work together to finish a task.

  12. Assessing and evaluating things

    44% Skill level

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

  13. Researching and investigating

    42% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  14. Guiding and directing staff

    42% Skill level

    Guiding and directing staff, including setting and monitoring performance standards.

  15. Making decisions and solving problems

    40% Skill level

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

  16. Providing office support

    39% Skill level

    Doing day-to-day office work such as filing and processing paperwork.

  17. Doing physically active work

    38% Skill level

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

  18. Scheduling work and activities

    36% Skill level

    Working out the timing of events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.

  19. Explaining things to people

    35% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  20. Leading and encouraging a team

    30% Skill level

    Encouraging and building trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

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, 43-5111.00 - Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping.

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.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

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

  1. Indoors, heat controlled

    92% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  2. Time pressure

    89% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  3. Contact with people

    87% Important

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

  4. Teamwork

    86% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  5. Face-to-face discussions

    85% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  6. Impact of decisions

    84% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  7. Frequent decision making

    82% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  8. Repeating same tasks

    82% Important

    Repeat the same tasks or activities (e.g., key entry) over and over, without stopping.

  9. Telephone

    81% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  10. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    81% Important

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

  11. Being exact or accurate

    80% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  12. Contact with the public

    74% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  13. Electronic mail

    71% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  14. Consequence of error

    71% Important

    Work where mistakes have serious consequences.

  15. Exposure to contaminants

    70% Important

    Be exposed to pollutants, gases, dust or odours.

  16. Letters and memos

    68% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  17. Unstructured work

    67% Important

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

  18. Physically close to people

    67% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  19. Lead or coordinate a team

    67% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  20. Responsible for outcomes

    66% Important

    Take responsibility for the results of other people's work.

Values

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

  1. Relationships

    71% 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.

  2. Support

    62% 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.

  3. Independence

    38% 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.

  4. Working conditions

    36% Important

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

  5. Achievement

    33% Important

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

  6. Recognition

    33% 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. Administrative

    100% Important

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

  2. Practical

    67% Important

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

  3. Enterprising

    48% Important

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

  4. Analytical

    29% Important

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

  5. Helping

    24% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  6. Creative

    14% Important

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

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, 43-5111.00 - Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping.

All Other Stationary Plant Operators

  • $1,886 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth

Weighbridge Operators

  • 840 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 77% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 46 hours Average full-time
  • 47 years Average age
  • 57% female Gender Share

Weighbridge Operators operate weighing plants and issue measurement tickets which provide readings of vehicle and livestock weight.

Specialisations: Licensed Weigher.

You can work as a Weighbridge Operator without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful.

Tasks
  • Weigh vehicles and load and issue measurement tickets.
  • Maintains plant.

You can work as a Weighbridge Operator without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful.

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.

Employers look for Stationary Plant Operators who communicate well with others, are polite, courteous and reliable.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Customer and personal service

    51% Skill level

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

  2. Clerical

    49% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  3. Education and training

    41% Skill level

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

  4. English language

    41% Skill level

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

  5. Mathematics

    36% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  6. Production and processing

    35% Skill level

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

  7. Computers and electronics

    33% Skill level

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

  8. Administration and management

    32% Skill level

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

  9. Public safety and security

    28% Skill level

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

  10. Transportation

    22% Skill level

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

  11. Communications and media

    21% Skill level

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

  12. Personnel and human resources

    20% Skill level

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

  13. Law and government

    20% Skill level

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

  14. Sales and marketing

    17% Skill level

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

  15. Food production

    16% Skill level

    Planting, growing, and harvesting food (both plant and animal), including storage and handling.

  16. Geography

    16% Skill level

    Describing land, sea, and air, including their physical characteristics, locations, how they work together, and the location of plant, animal, and human life.

  17. Psychology

    15% Skill level

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

  18. Engineering and technology

    13% Skill level

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

  19. Foreign language

    13% Skill level

    Foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.

  20. Telecommunications

    12% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Reading comprehension

    46% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  2. Critical thinking

    45% Skill level

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

  3. Writing

    45% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  4. Active listening

    43% Skill level

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

  5. Coordination with others

    43% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  6. Monitoring

    43% Skill level

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

  7. Speaking

    41% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  8. Active learning

    39% Skill level

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

  9. Mathematics

    37% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  10. Serving others

    37% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  11. Social perceptiveness

    37% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  12. Time management

    37% Skill level

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

  13. Judgment and decision making

    36% Skill level

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

  14. Complex problem solving

    36% Skill level

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

  15. Learning strategies

    36% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  16. Management of personnel resources

    36% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

  17. Quality control analysis

    36% Skill level

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

  18. Instructing

    34% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  19. Systems analysis

    34% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

  20. Persuasion

    32% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Near vision

    50% Skill level

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

  2. Oral comprehension

    50% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  3. Oral expression

    48% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  4. Selective attention

    48% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  5. Speech recognition

    46% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  6. Categorising

    45% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  7. Written comprehension

    45% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  8. Problem spotting

    43% Skill level

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

  9. Sorting or ordering

    43% Skill level

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

  10. Deductive reasoning

    43% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  11. Flexibility of closure

    43% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  12. Far vision

    41% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  13. Written expression

    39% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  14. Inductive reasoning

    39% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  15. Finger dexterity

    38% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  16. Perceptual speed

    38% Skill level

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

  17. Mathematics

    36% Skill level

    Choose the right maths method or formula to solve a problem.

  18. Speech clarity

    36% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  19. Working with numbers

    36% Skill level

    Add, subtract, multiply, or divide.

  20. Arm-hand steadiness

    32% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

Activities

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

  1. Building good relationships

    57% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  2. Collecting and organising information

    56% Skill level

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

  3. Communicating within a team

    54% Skill level

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

  4. Working with computers

    52% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

  5. Making sense of information and ideas

    49% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  6. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    49% Skill level

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

  7. Documenting or recording information

    48% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  8. Looking for changes over time

    47% Skill level

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

  9. Monitoring people, processes and things

    47% Skill level

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

  10. Planning and prioritising work

    47% Skill level

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

  11. Coordinating the work of a team

    46% Skill level

    Getting members of a group to work together to finish a task.

  12. Assessing and evaluating things

    44% Skill level

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

  13. Researching and investigating

    42% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  14. Guiding and directing staff

    42% Skill level

    Guiding and directing staff, including setting and monitoring performance standards.

  15. Making decisions and solving problems

    40% Skill level

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

  16. Providing office support

    39% Skill level

    Doing day-to-day office work such as filing and processing paperwork.

  17. Doing physically active work

    38% Skill level

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

  18. Scheduling work and activities

    36% Skill level

    Working out the timing of events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.

  19. Explaining things to people

    35% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  20. Leading and encouraging a team

    30% Skill level

    Encouraging and building trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

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, 43-5111.00 - Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping.

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. Indoors, heat controlled

    92% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  2. Time pressure

    89% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  3. Contact with people

    87% Important

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

  4. Teamwork

    86% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  5. Face-to-face discussions

    85% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  6. Impact of decisions

    84% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  7. Frequent decision making

    82% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  8. Repeating same tasks

    82% Important

    Repeat the same tasks or activities (e.g., key entry) over and over, without stopping.

  9. Telephone

    81% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  10. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    81% Important

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

  11. Being exact or accurate

    80% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  12. Contact with the public

    74% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  13. Electronic mail

    71% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  14. Consequence of error

    71% Important

    Work where mistakes have serious consequences.

  15. Exposure to contaminants

    70% Important

    Be exposed to pollutants, gases, dust or odours.

  16. Letters and memos

    68% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  17. Unstructured work

    67% Important

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

  18. Physically close to people

    67% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  19. Lead or coordinate a team

    67% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  20. Responsible for outcomes

    66% Important

    Take responsibility for the results of other people's work.

Values

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

  1. Relationships

    71% 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.

  2. Support

    62% 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.

  3. Independence

    38% 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.

  4. Working conditions

    36% Important

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

  5. Achievement

    33% Important

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

  6. Recognition

    33% 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. Administrative

    100% Important

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

  2. Practical

    67% Important

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

  3. Enterprising

    48% Important

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

  4. Analytical

    29% Important

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

  5. Helping

    24% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  6. Creative

    14% Important

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

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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, 43-5111.00 - Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping.
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