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Other Air Transport Professionals

ANZSCO ID 231199

Overview

All Air Transport Professionals

  • $2,558 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth

Other Air Transport Professionals

  • 1,200 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 85% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 44 hours Average full-time
  • 45 years Average age
  • 16% female Gender Share

Other Air Transport Professionals includes jobs like Aircraft Navigator, Airworthiness Inspector, Balloonist, and Flight Engineer Inspector.

You may need to complete practical and theoretical training to work as an Other Air Transport Professional. Exact requirements will vary depending on the role.

Tasks
  • Prepares and submits flight plans giving consideration to factors such as weather conditions and aircraft performance.
  • Performs duties in accordance with established air traffic control and aircraft operating procedures.
  • Provides flight information for flight crews and air traffic services staff.
  • Assists to control aircraft movements.
  • Completes pre-flight checks.
  • Carries out internal and external inspections to determine that aircraft are acceptable for flight.
  • Monitors aircraft performance and reports on mechanical condition.

Prospects

Pathways

You may need to complete practical and theoretical training to work as an Other Air Transport Professional. Exact requirements will vary depending on the role.

Registration with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority may be needed.

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

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.
  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Aviation Industry VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Air Transport Professionals who work well in a team, can communicate clearly and are reliable.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Mechanical

    85% Skill level

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

  2. Customer and personal service

    70% Skill level

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

  3. Production and processing

    69% Skill level

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

  4. Computers and electronics

    65% Skill level

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

  5. Clerical

    64% Skill level

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

  6. English language

    62% Skill level

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

  7. Education and training

    59% Skill level

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

  8. Transportation

    58% Skill level

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

  9. Mathematics

    58% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  10. Engineering and technology

    56% Skill level

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

  11. Law and government

    55% Skill level

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

  12. Chemistry

    54% Skill level

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

  13. Public safety and security

    51% Skill level

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

  14. Administration and management

    51% Skill level

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

  15. Physics

    48% Skill level

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

  16. Technical design

    47% Skill level

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

  17. Psychology

    41% Skill level

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

  18. Personnel and human resources

    39% Skill level

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

  19. Telecommunications

    25% Skill level

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

  20. Geography

    21% 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.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Critical thinking

    57% Skill level

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

  2. Operation monitoring

    52% Skill level

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

  3. Quality control analysis

    50% Skill level

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

  4. Speaking

    50% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  5. Science

    50% Skill level

    Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

  6. Complex problem solving

    48% Skill level

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

  7. Judgment and decision making

    48% Skill level

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

  8. Reading comprehension

    48% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  9. Active listening

    46% Skill level

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

  10. Monitoring

    46% Skill level

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

  11. Writing

    46% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  12. Active learning

    46% Skill level

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

  13. Time management

    46% Skill level

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

  14. Instructing

    45% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  15. Coordination with others

    43% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  16. Operation and control

    43% Skill level

    Controlling equipment or systems.

  17. Social perceptiveness

    43% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  18. Negotiation

    41% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  19. Persuasion

    41% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  20. Systems analysis

    41% Skill level

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

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Problem spotting

    59% Skill level

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

  2. Inductive reasoning

    57% Skill level

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

  3. Near vision

    57% Skill level

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

  4. Oral comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  5. Oral expression

    57% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  6. Written comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  7. Written expression

    55% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  8. Deductive reasoning

    54% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  9. Sorting or ordering

    48% Skill level

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

  10. Flexibility of closure

    48% Skill level

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

  11. Far vision

    46% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  12. Perceptual speed

    46% Skill level

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

  13. Categorising

    46% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  14. Speech recognition

    45% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  15. Auditory attention

    45% Skill level

    Pay attention to a certain sound when there are other distracting sounds.

  16. Selective attention

    45% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  17. Control precision

    43% Skill level

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

  18. Speech clarity

    43% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  19. Arm-hand steadiness

    43% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  20. Colour discrimination

    43% Skill level

    Notice differences between colours, including shades of colour and brightness.

Activities

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

  1. Checking compliance with standards

    86% Skill level

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

  2. Checking for errors or defects

    85% Skill level

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

  3. Documenting or recording information

    84% Skill level

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

  4. Monitoring people, processes and things

    83% Skill level

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

  5. Assessing and evaluating things

    83% Skill level

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

  6. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    82% Skill level

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

  7. Researching and investigating

    81% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  8. Making decisions and solving problems

    79% Skill level

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

  9. Building good relationships

    72% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  10. Collecting and organising information

    72% Skill level

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

  11. Looking for changes over time

    71% Skill level

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

  12. Making sense of information and ideas

    71% Skill level

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

  13. Communicating within a team

    69% Skill level

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

  14. Planning and prioritising work

    63% Skill level

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

  15. Communicating with the public

    57% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  16. Explaining things to people

    57% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  17. Working with the public

    57% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  18. Estimating amounts, costs and resources

    54% Skill level

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

  19. Training and teaching others

    49% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  20. Working with computers

    41% Skill level

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

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, 53-6051.01 - Aviation Inspectors.

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. Being exact or accurate

    99% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  2. Electronic mail

    97% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  3. Frequent decision making

    95% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  4. Time pressure

    93% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  5. Face-to-face discussions

    92% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  6. Telephone

    90% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  7. Freedom to make decisions

    89% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  8. Impact of decisions

    89% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  9. Indoors, heat controlled

    87% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  10. Repeating same tasks

    87% Important

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

  11. Responsible for outcomes

    81% Important

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

  12. Unstructured work

    80% Important

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

  13. Contact with people

    78% Important

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

  14. Contact with the public

    78% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  15. Lead or coordinate a team

    77% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  16. Teamwork

    76% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  17. Letters and memos

    76% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  18. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    75% Important

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

  19. Consequence of error

    72% Important

    Work where mistakes have serious consequences.

  20. Health and safety of others

    71% 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. Independence

    76% 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.

  2. Support

    76% 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. Achievement

    71% Important

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

  4. Working conditions

    67% 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. Recognition

    62% 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.

  6. Relationships

    62% 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.

Interests

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

  1. Practical

    95% Important

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

  2. Administrative

    81% Important

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

  3. Analytical

    76% Important

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

  4. Enterprising

    38% Important

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

  5. Helping

    19% 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, 53-6051.01 - Aviation Inspectors.

All Air Transport Professionals

  • $2,558 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth

Other Air Transport Professionals

  • 1,200 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 85% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 44 hours Average full-time
  • 45 years Average age
  • 16% female Gender Share

Other Air Transport Professionals includes jobs like Aircraft Navigator, Airworthiness Inspector, Balloonist, and Flight Engineer Inspector.

You may need to complete practical and theoretical training to work as an Other Air Transport Professional. Exact requirements will vary depending on the role.

Tasks
  • Prepares and submits flight plans giving consideration to factors such as weather conditions and aircraft performance.
  • Performs duties in accordance with established air traffic control and aircraft operating procedures.
  • Provides flight information for flight crews and air traffic services staff.
  • Assists to control aircraft movements.
  • Completes pre-flight checks.
  • Carries out internal and external inspections to determine that aircraft are acceptable for flight.
  • Monitors aircraft performance and reports on mechanical condition.

You may need to complete practical and theoretical training to work as an Other Air Transport Professional. Exact requirements will vary depending on the role.

Registration with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority may be needed.

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

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.
  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Aviation Industry VET training pathways.

Employers look for Air Transport Professionals who work well in a team, can communicate clearly and are reliable.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Mechanical

    85% Skill level

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

  2. Customer and personal service

    70% Skill level

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

  3. Production and processing

    69% Skill level

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

  4. Computers and electronics

    65% Skill level

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

  5. Clerical

    64% Skill level

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

  6. English language

    62% Skill level

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

  7. Education and training

    59% Skill level

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

  8. Transportation

    58% Skill level

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

  9. Mathematics

    58% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  10. Engineering and technology

    56% Skill level

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

  11. Law and government

    55% Skill level

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

  12. Chemistry

    54% Skill level

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

  13. Public safety and security

    51% Skill level

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

  14. Administration and management

    51% Skill level

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

  15. Physics

    48% Skill level

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

  16. Technical design

    47% Skill level

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

  17. Psychology

    41% Skill level

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

  18. Personnel and human resources

    39% Skill level

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

  19. Telecommunications

    25% Skill level

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

  20. Geography

    21% 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.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Critical thinking

    57% Skill level

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

  2. Operation monitoring

    52% Skill level

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

  3. Quality control analysis

    50% Skill level

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

  4. Speaking

    50% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  5. Science

    50% Skill level

    Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

  6. Complex problem solving

    48% Skill level

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

  7. Judgment and decision making

    48% Skill level

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

  8. Reading comprehension

    48% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  9. Active listening

    46% Skill level

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

  10. Monitoring

    46% Skill level

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

  11. Writing

    46% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  12. Active learning

    46% Skill level

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

  13. Time management

    46% Skill level

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

  14. Instructing

    45% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  15. Coordination with others

    43% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  16. Operation and control

    43% Skill level

    Controlling equipment or systems.

  17. Social perceptiveness

    43% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  18. Negotiation

    41% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  19. Persuasion

    41% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  20. Systems analysis

    41% Skill level

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

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Problem spotting

    59% Skill level

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

  2. Inductive reasoning

    57% Skill level

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

  3. Near vision

    57% Skill level

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

  4. Oral comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  5. Oral expression

    57% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  6. Written comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  7. Written expression

    55% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  8. Deductive reasoning

    54% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  9. Sorting or ordering

    48% Skill level

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

  10. Flexibility of closure

    48% Skill level

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

  11. Far vision

    46% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  12. Perceptual speed

    46% Skill level

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

  13. Categorising

    46% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  14. Speech recognition

    45% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  15. Auditory attention

    45% Skill level

    Pay attention to a certain sound when there are other distracting sounds.

  16. Selective attention

    45% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  17. Control precision

    43% Skill level

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

  18. Speech clarity

    43% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  19. Arm-hand steadiness

    43% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  20. Colour discrimination

    43% Skill level

    Notice differences between colours, including shades of colour and brightness.

Activities

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

  1. Checking compliance with standards

    86% Skill level

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

  2. Checking for errors or defects

    85% Skill level

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

  3. Documenting or recording information

    84% Skill level

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

  4. Monitoring people, processes and things

    83% Skill level

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

  5. Assessing and evaluating things

    83% Skill level

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

  6. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    82% Skill level

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

  7. Researching and investigating

    81% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  8. Making decisions and solving problems

    79% Skill level

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

  9. Building good relationships

    72% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  10. Collecting and organising information

    72% Skill level

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

  11. Looking for changes over time

    71% Skill level

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

  12. Making sense of information and ideas

    71% Skill level

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

  13. Communicating within a team

    69% Skill level

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

  14. Planning and prioritising work

    63% Skill level

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

  15. Communicating with the public

    57% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  16. Explaining things to people

    57% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  17. Working with the public

    57% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  18. Estimating amounts, costs and resources

    54% Skill level

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

  19. Training and teaching others

    49% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  20. Working with computers

    41% Skill level

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

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, 53-6051.01 - Aviation Inspectors.

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. Being exact or accurate

    99% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  2. Electronic mail

    97% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  3. Frequent decision making

    95% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  4. Time pressure

    93% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  5. Face-to-face discussions

    92% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  6. Telephone

    90% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  7. Freedom to make decisions

    89% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  8. Impact of decisions

    89% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  9. Indoors, heat controlled

    87% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  10. Repeating same tasks

    87% Important

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

  11. Responsible for outcomes

    81% Important

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

  12. Unstructured work

    80% Important

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

  13. Contact with people

    78% Important

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

  14. Contact with the public

    78% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  15. Lead or coordinate a team

    77% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  16. Teamwork

    76% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  17. Letters and memos

    76% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  18. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    75% Important

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

  19. Consequence of error

    72% Important

    Work where mistakes have serious consequences.

  20. Health and safety of others

    71% 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. Independence

    76% 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.

  2. Support

    76% 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. Achievement

    71% Important

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

  4. Working conditions

    67% 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. Recognition

    62% 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.

  6. Relationships

    62% 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.

Interests

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

  1. Practical

    95% Important

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

  2. Administrative

    81% Important

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

  3. Analytical

    76% Important

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

  4. Enterprising

    38% Important

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

  5. Helping

    19% 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, 53-6051.01 - Aviation Inspectors.
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