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TITLE: Cutting and Slicing Machine Operators and Tenders

DEFINITION: Operate or tend machines to cut or slice any of a wide variety of products or materials, such as tobacco, food, paper, roofing slate, glass, stone, rubber, cork, and insulating material. Exclude metal, wood, and plastic sawing machine operators and tenders, and textile cutting machine operators and tenders.

  • TASKS
  • KNOWLEDGE
  • SKILLS
  • ABILITIES
  • WORK ACTIVITIES
  • WORK CONTEXT
  • INTERESTS
  • WORK VALUES
  • CROSSWALKS


    TASKS:

    1. Starts cutting machine by pressing button, pulling lever, or depressing pedal to cut stock, following markings or specifications.

    2. Stops cutting machine when necessary, by pulling lever, pressing button, or depressing pedal, and removes debris.

    3. Adjusts feeding guides, blades, settings, or speed, to regulate specified depth, length, or width of material, using hand tools or hands.

    4. Observes cutting machine in operation, to ensure even flow of stock and to detect jamming, improper feeding, or foreign materials.

    5. Reads work order, or receives oral instructions, regarding specifications, for stock to be cut.

    6. Feeds stock into cutting machine, conveyor, or under cutting blades, by threading, guiding, pushing, or turning handwheel.

    7. Positions stock along cutting lines, or against stops, on bed of scoring or cutting machine.

    8. Marks cutting lines, or identifying information on stock, using marking pencil, ruler, or scribe.

    9. Installs or replaces cutting knives, blades, or wheels, in cutting machine, using hand tools.

    10. Examines and measures stock to ensure conformance to specifications, using ruler, gauge, micrometer or scale, and removes defects.

    11. Sharpens cutting blades, knives, or saws, using file, bench grinder, or honing stone.

    12. Cuts stock manually, to prepare for machine cutting, using tools such as knife, cleaver, handsaw, or hammer and chisel.

    13. Cleans and lubricates cutting machine, conveyors, blades, saws, or knives, using steam hose, scrapers, brush, or oil cans.

    14. Records data concerning amount and type of stock cut from duties performed, including weight, length, and width.

    15. Moves stock or scrap to and from machine transporting either manually or using cart, handtruck, or lift truck.

    16. Stacks and sorts cut material according to type and size, for packaging, further processing, or shipping.

    KNOWLEDGE:
    Knowledge elements are ranked by importance.

    71 Production and Processing
    Knowledge of inputs, outputs, raw materials, waste, quality control, costs, and techniques for maximizing the manufacture and distribution of goods

    58 Mechanical
    Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repair, and maintenance

    54 Design
    Knowledge of design techniques, principles, tools and instruments involved in the production and use of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models

    33 Mathematics
    Knowledge of numbers, their operations, and interrelationships including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications

    29 Engineering and Technology
    Knowledge of equipment, tools, mechanical devices, and their uses to produce motion, light, power, technology, and other applications

    29 Food Production
    Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting of food for consumption including crop rotation methods, animal husbandry, and food storage/handling techniques

    25 Clerical
    Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing systems, filing and records management systems, stenography and transcription, forms design principles, and other office procedures and terminology

    25 Physics
    Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, and applications including air, water, material dynamics, light, atomic principles, heat, electric theory, earth formations, and meteorological and related natural phenomena

    21 English Language
    Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar

    17 Building and Construction
    Knowledge of materials, methods, and the appropriate tools to construct objects, structures, and buildings

    17 Public Safety and Security
    Knowledge of weaponry, public safety, and security operations, rules, regulations, precautions, prevention, and the protection of people, data, and property

    13 Chemistry
    Knowledge of the composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods

    8 Law, Government and Jurisprudence
    Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process

    4 Administration and Management
    Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution. This includes strategic planning, resource allocation, manpower modeling, leadership techniques, and production methods

    4 Customer and Personal Service
    Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including needs assessment techniques, quality service standards, alternative delivery systems, and customer satisfaction evaluation techniques

    4 Computers and Electronics
    Knowledge of electric circuit boards, processors, chips, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming

    4 Transportation
    Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including their relative costs, advantages, and limitations

    4 Sociology and Anthropology
    Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, cultures, their history, migrations, ethnicity, and origins

    4 Communications and Media
    Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media

    4 Education and Training
    Knowledge of instructional methods and training techniques including curriculum design principles, learning theory, group and individual teaching techniques, design of individual development plans, and test design principles

    4 Psychology
    Knowledge of human behavior and performance, mental processes, psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders

    4 Telecommunications
    Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems

    SKILLS:
    Skills elements are ranked by importance.

    75 Product Inspection
    Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products

    71 Operation and Control
    Controlling operations of equipment or systems

    71 Operation Monitoring
    Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly

    54 Reading Comprehension
    Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents

    50 Active Listening
    Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate

    50 Installation
    Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications

    42 Mathematics
    Using mathematics to solve problems

    42 Equipment Maintenance
    Performing routine maintenance and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed

    42 Equipment Selection
    Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job

    33 Problem Identification
    Identifying the nature of problems

    33 Writing
    Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience

    29 Speaking
    Talking to others to effectively convey information

    29 Monitoring
    Assessing how well one is doing when learning or doing something

    29 Information Organization
    Finding ways to structure or classify multiple pieces of information

    29 Troubleshooting
    Determining what is causing an operating error and deciding what to do about it

    25 Technology Design
    Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs

    25 Information Gathering
    Knowing how to find information and identifying essential information

    17 Testing
    Conducting tests to determine whether equipment, software, or procedures are operating as expected

    17 Operations Analysis
    Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design

    17 Learning Strategies
    Using multiple approaches when learning or teaching new things

    17 Repairing
    Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools

    13 Science
    Using scientific methods to solve problems

    13 Synthesis/Reorganization
    Reorganizing information to get a better approach to problems or tasks

    13 Identification of Key Causes
    Identifying the things that must be changed to achieve a goal

    13 Visioning
    Developing an image of how a system should work under ideal conditions

    8 Coordination
    Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions

    8 Systems Perception
    Determining when important changes have occurred in a system or are likely to occur

    8 Active Learning
    Working with new material or information to grasp its implications

    8 Management of Material Resources
    Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work

    8 Time Management
    Managing one's own time and the time of others

    8 Judgment and Decision Making
    Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action

    8 Solution Appraisal
    Observing and evaluating the outcomes of a problem solution to identify lessons learned or redirect efforts

    8 Negotiation
    Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences

    8 Service Orientation
    Actively looking for ways to help people

    8 Systems Evaluation
    Looking at many indicators of system performance, taking into account their accuracy

    8 Social Perceptiveness
    Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react the way they do

    4 Management of Personnel Resources
    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job

    4 Idea Evaluation
    Evaluating the likely success of an idea in relation to the demands of the situation

    4 Idea Generation
    Generating a number of different approaches to problems

    4 Critical Thinking
    Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches

    4 Instructing
    Teaching others how to do something

    4 Persuasion
    Persuading others to approach things differently

    4 Identifying Downstream Consequences
    Determining the long-term outcomes of a change in operations .

    ABILITIES:
    Abilities elements are ranked by importance.

    80 Written Comprehension
    The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing

    70 Control Precision
    The ability to quickly and repeatedly make precise adjustments in moving the controls of a machine or vehicle to exact positions

    65 Extent Flexibility
    The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs

    60 Manual Dexterity
    The ability to quickly make coordinated movements of one hand, a hand together with its arm, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects

    60 Static Strength
    The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects

    60 Wrist-Finger Speed
    The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists

    60 Oral Comprehension
    The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences

    60 Arm-Hand Steadiness
    The ability to keep the hand and arm steady while making an arm movement or while holding the arm and hand in one position

    60 Perceptual Speed
    The ability to quickly and accurately compare letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object

    60 Problem Sensitivity
    The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

    60 Written Expression
    The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand

    55 Visualization
    The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged

    55 Reaction Time
    The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to one signal (sound, light, picture, etc.) when it appears

    55 Explosive Strength
    The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object

    50 Dynamic Strength
    The ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time. This involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue

    50 Response Orientation
    The ability to choose quickly and correctly between two or more movements in response to two or more signals (lights, sounds, pictures, etc.). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body parts

    50 Dynamic Flexibility
    The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with the body, arms, and/or legs

    45 Selective Attention
    The ability to concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task over a period of time

    45 Deductive Reasoning
    The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to come up with logical answers. It involves deciding if an answer makes sense.

    45 Information Ordering
    The ability to correctly follow a given rule or set of rules in order to arrange things or actions in a certain order. The things or actions can include numbers, letters, words, pictures, procedures, sentences, and mathematical or logical operations.

    45 Speed of Limb Movement
    The ability to quickly move the arms or legs

    45 Rate Control
    The ability to time the adjustments of a movement or equipment control in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a continuously moving object or scene

    45 Multilimb Coordination
    The ability to coordinate movements of two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the body is in motion

    45 Finger Dexterity
    The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects

    40 Near Vision
    The ability to see details of objects at a close range (within a few feet of the observer)

    35 Number Facility
    The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly

    35 Flexibility of Closure
    The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material

    30 Category Flexibility
    The ability to produce many rules so that each rule tells how to group (or combine) a set of things in a different way.

    30 Depth Perception
    The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from the observer, or to judge the distance between an object and the observer

    30 Time Sharing
    The ability to efficiently shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources)

    25 Trunk Strength
    The ability to use one's abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without "giving out" or fatiguing

    25 Inductive Reasoning
    The ability to combine separate pieces of information, or specific answers to problems, to form general rules or conclusions. It includes coming up with a logical explanation for why a series of seemingly unrelated events occur together.

    25 Gross Body Coordination
    The ability to coordinate the movement of the arms, legs, and torso together in activities where the whole body is in motion

    25 Mathematical Reasoning
    The ability to understand and organize a problem and then to select a mathematical method or formula to solve the problem

    25 Oral Expression
    The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand

    20 Speed of Closure
    The ability to quickly make sense of information that seems to be without meaning or organization. It involves quickly combining and organizing different pieces of information into a meaningful pattern

    20 Spatial Orientation
    The ability to know one's location in relation to the environment, or to know where other objects are in relation to one's self

    20 Auditory Attention
    The ability to focus on a single source of auditory (hearing) information in the presence of other distracting sounds

    20 Speech Clarity
    The ability to speak clearly so that it is understandable to a listener

    15 Memorization
    The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures

    15 Sound Localization
    The ability to tell the direction from which a sound originated

    15 Stamina
    The ability to exert one's self physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath

    15 Fluency of Ideas
    The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a given topic. It concerns the number of ideas produced and not the quality, correctness, or creativity of the ideas.

    15 Speech Recognition
    The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person

    15 Far Vision
    The ability to see details at a distance

    10 Visual Color Discrimination
    The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness

    10 Gross Body Equilibrium
    The ability to keep or regain one's body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position

    5 Originality
    The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem

    5 Glare Sensitivity
    The ability to see objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting

    5 Peripheral Vision
    The ability to see objects or movement of objects to one's side when the eyes are focused forward

    WORK ACTIVITIES:
    Work activities elements are ranked by importance.

    95 Controlling Machines and Processes
    Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).

    80 Handling and Moving Objects
    Using one's own hands and arms in handling, installing, forming, positioning, and moving materials, or in manipulating things, including the use of keyboards.

    75 Performing General Physical Activities
    Performing physical activities that require moving one's whole body, such as in climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, where the activities often also require considerable use of the arms and legs, such as in the physical handling of materials.

    70 Monitor Processes, Material, or Surroundings
    Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, often to detect problems or to find out when things are finished.

    65 Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
    Inspecting or diagnosing equipment, structures, or materials to identify the causes of errors or other problems or defects.

    65 Documenting or Recording Information
    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or by electronic/magnetic recording.

    60 Evaluating Information Against Standards
    Evaluating information against a set of standards and verifying that it is correct.

    60 Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
    Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

    60 Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment
    Fixing, servicing, aligning, setting up, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles.

    45 Operating Vehicles or Equipment
    Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft.

    35 Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
    Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.

    30 Estimating Needed Characteristics
    Estimating the Characteristics of Materials, Products, Events, or Information: Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities, or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.

    30 Drafting and Specifying Technical Devices
    Providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to inform others about how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used.

    25 Processing Information
    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, verifying, or processing information or data.

    25 Performing Administrative Activities
    Approving requests, handling paperwork, and performing day-to-day administrative tasks.

    25 Judging Qualities of Things, Services, or People
    Making judgments about or assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.

    20 Communicating With Other Workers
    Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

    15 Implementing Ideas or Programs
    Conducting or carrying out work procedures and activities in accord with one's own ideas or information provided through directions/instructions for purposes of installing, modifying, preparing, delivering, constructing, integrating, finishing, or completing programs, systems, structures, or products.

    15 Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing
    Developing plans to accomplish work, and prioritizing and organizing one's own work.

    15 Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge
    Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one's own jobs' and related jobs' functions.

    15 Coordinating Work and Activities of Others
    Coordinating members of a work group to accomplish tasks.

    10 Thinking Creatively
    Originating, inventing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.

    10 Establishing and Maintaining Relationships
    Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.

    10 Making Decisions and Solving Problems
    Combining, evaluating, and reasoning with information and data to make decisions and solve problems. These processes involve making decisions about the relative importance of information and choosing the best solution.

    10 Monitoring and Controlling Resources
    Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.

    10 Coaching and Developing Others
    Identifying developmental needs of others and coaching or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.

    10 Assisting and Caring for Others
    Providing assistance or personal care to others.

    10 Guiding, Directing and Motivating Subordinates
    Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring subordinates.

    5 Analyzing Data or Information
    Identifying underlying principles, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

    5 Providing Consultation and Advice to Others
    Providing consultation and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-related, or process related topics.

    5 Developing Objectives and Strategies
    Establishing long range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve these objectives.

    5 Teaching Others
    Identifying educational needs, developing formal training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.

    5 Developing and Building Teams
    Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

    5 Interacting With Computers
    Controlling computer functions by using programs, setting up functions, writing software, or otherwise communicating with computer systems.

    5 Resolving Conflict or Negotiating with Others
    Handling complaints, arbitrating disputes, and resolving grievances, or otherwise negotiating with others.

    5 Selling or Influencing Others
    Convincing others to buy merchandise/goods, or otherwise changing their minds or actions.

    5 Repairing and Maintaining Electrical Equipment
    Fixing, servicing, adjusting, regulating, calibrating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.

    5 Communicating With Persons Outside Organization
    Communicating with persons outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

    5 Scheduling Work and Activities
    Scheduling events, programs, activities, as well as the work of others.

    WORK CONTEXT:
    Work context elements are ranked by frequency (F), importance (I), responsibility (R), amount of contact (C), how serious (S), objective vs. subjective (O), automation (A), extent of frustration (E), responsible for health and safety (H), likelihood of injury (L), degree of injury (D) .

    95 (F) Indoors
    How frequently does this job require the worker to work: Indoors

    85 (F) Hazardous Equipment
    How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to harardous equipment? Hazardous Equipment (e.g., saws, machinery/mechanical parts include exposure to vehicular traffic, but not driving a vehicle)

    85 (F) Using Hands on Objects, Tools, Controls
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls?

    80 (I) Pace Determined by Speed of Equipment
    How important is it to this job that the pace is determined by the speed of equipment or machinery? (This does not refer to keeping busy at all times on this job.)

    80 (F) Hazardous Situations
    How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to harardous situations? Hazardous Situations involving likely cuts, bites, stings, or minor burns

    70 (F) Standing
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Standing?

    65 (F) Common Protective or Safety Attire
    How often does the worker wear: Common protective or safety attire, such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard-hat, or personal flotation device?

    60 (I) Importance of Being Sure All Is Done
    How important is it to be sure that all the details of this job are performed and everything is done completely?

    60 (L) Hazardous Situations
    What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to hazardous situations while performing this job? Hazardous Situations involving likely cuts, bites, stings, or minor burns

    56 (I) Importance of Repeating Same Tasks
    How important is repeating the same physical activities (e.g., key entry) or mental activities (e.g., checking entries in a ledger) over and over, without stopping, to performing this job?

    56 (D) Hazardous Equipment
    If injury, due to exposure to hazardous equipment, were to occur while performing this job, how serious would be the likely outcome? Hazardous Equipment (e.g., saws, machinery/mechanical parts include exposure to vehicular traffic, but not driving a vehicle)

    54 (L) Hazardous Equipment
    What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to hazardous equipment while performing this job? Hazardous Equipment (e.g., saws, machinery/mechanical parts include exposure to vehicular traffic, but not driving a vehicle)

    53 (A) Degree of Automation
    Indicate the level of automation of this job.

    52 (I) Importance of Being Aware of New Events
    How important is being constantly aware of either frequently changing events (e.g. security guard watching for shoplifters) or infrequent events (e.g. radar operator watching for tornadoes) to performing this job?

    52 (I) Importance of Being Exact or Accurate
    How important is being very exact or highly accurate in performing this job?

    50 (F) Making Repetitive Motions
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Making repetitive motions?

    48 (D) Hazardous Situations
    If injury, due to exposure to hazardous situations, were to occur while performing this job, how serious would be the likely outcome? Hazardous Situations involving likely cuts, bites, stings, or minor burns

    45 (F) Bending or Twisting the Body
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Bending or twisting the body?

    40 (F) Sounds or Noise Levels Are Distracting
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Sounds and noise levels that are distracting and uncomfortable?

    37 (S) Consequence of Error
    How serious would the result usually be if the worker made a mistake that was not readily correctable?

    36 (I) Provide a Service to Others
    How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Provide a service to others (e.g., customers)?

    35 (F) Kneeling, Crouching or Crawling
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Kneeling, stooping, crouching or crawling?

    35 (F) Sitting
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Sitting?

    30 (F) Contaminants
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Contaminants (pollutants, gases, dust, odors, etc.)?

    30 (F) Walking or Running
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Walking or running?

    26 (H) Responsible for Health and Safety of Others
    How responsible is the worker for others' health and safety on this job?

    25 (F) Very Hot
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Very hot (above 90 F) or very cold (under 32 F) temperatures?

    20 (E) Frustrating Circumstances
    To what extent do frustrating circumstances ("road blocks" to work that are beyond the worker's control) hinder the accomplishment of this job?

    20 (F) Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Cramped work space that requires getting into awkward positions?

    17 (R) Responsibility for Outcomes and Results
    How responsible is the worker for work outcomes and results of other workers?

    15 (F) Hazardous Conditions
    How often does this job require the worker to be exposed to hazardous conditions? Hazardous Conditions (e.g., high voltage electricity, combustibles, explosives, chemicals; do not include hazardous equipment or situations)

    15 (F) Extremely Bright or Inadequate Lighting
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions?

    12 (I) Deal With External Customers
    How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Deal with external customers (e.g., retail sales) or the public in general (e.g., police work)?

    10 (F) Whole Body Vibration
    How often during a usual work period is the worker exposed to the following conditions: Whole body vibration (e.g., operating a jackhammer or earthmoving equipment)?

    10 (F) Keeping or Regaining Balance
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Keeping or regaining balance?

    10 (O) Objective or Subjective Information
    How objective or subjective is the information communicated in this job?

    10 (C) Job-Required Social Interaction
    How much does this job require the worker to be in contact (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise) with others in order to perform it?

    9 (L) Hazardous Conditions
    What is the likelihood that the worker would be injured as a result of being exposed to hazardous conditions while performing this job? Hazardous Conditions (e.g., high voltage electricity, combustibles, explosives, chemicals; do not include hazardous equipment or situations)

    8 (I) Supervise, Coach, Train Others
    How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Supervise, coach, train, or develop other employees?

    5 (F) Specialized Protective or Safety Attire
    How often does the worker wear: Specialized protective or safety attire, such as breathing apparatus, safety harness, full protection suit, or radiation protection?

    5 (F) Special Uniform
    How often does the worker wear: A special uniform, such as that of a commercial pilot, nurse, police officer, or military personnel?

    5 (F) Climbing Ladders, Scaffolds, Poles, etc.
    How much time in a usual work period does the worker spend: Climbing ladders, scaffolds, poles, etc?

    5 (F) Outdoors
    How frequently does this job require the worker to work: Outdoors

    5 (F) Deal With Unpleasant or Angry People
    How frequently does the worker have to deal with unpleasant, angry, or discourteous individuals as part of the job requirements?

    5 (F) Deal With Physically Aggressive People
    How frequently does this job require the worker to deal with physical aggression of violent individuals?

    4 (D) Hazardous Conditions
    If injury, due to exposure to hazardous conditions, were to occur while performing this job, how serious would be the likely outcome? Hazardous Conditions (e.g., high voltage electricity, combustibles, explosives, chemicals; do not include hazardous equipment or situations)

    4 (I) Coordinate or Lead Others
    How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Coordinate or lead others in accomplishing work activities (not supervision)?

    4 (I) Persuade Someone to a Course of Action
    How important are interactions requiring the worker to: Persuade someone to a course of action (informally) or influence others to buy something (to sell)?

    INTERESTS:
    Interest elements are ranked by occupational interest.

    94 Realistic
    Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.

    39 Conventional
    Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

    17 Enterprising
    Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

    17 Investigative
    Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.

    11 Social
    Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.

    11 Artistic
    Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.

    WORK VALUES:
    Work values elements are ranked by extent.

    58 Support-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.

    46 Working Conditions-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.

    42 Relationships-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.

    41 Achievement-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.

    28 Recognition-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.

    27 Independence-Mean Extent
    Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employs to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.

    88 Moral Values
    Workers on this job are never pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong

    66 Activity
    Workers on this job are busy all the time

    63 Independence
    Workers on this job do their work alone

    63 Company Policies and Practices
    Workers on this job are treated fairly by the company

    59 Supervision, Human Relations
    Workers on this job have supervisors who back up their workers with management

    53 Supervision, Technical
    Workers on this job have supervisors who train their workers well

    47 Security
    Workers on this job have steady employment

    47 Achievement
    Workers on this job get a feeling of accomplishment

    41 Working Conditions
    Workers on this job have good working conditions

    38 Advancement
    Workers on this job have opportunities for advancement

    38 Compensation
    Workers on this job are paid well in comparison with other workers

    38 Responsibility
    Workers on this job make decisions on their own

    34 Ability Utilization
    Workers on this job make use of their individual abilities

    31 Recognition
    Workers on this job receive recognition for the work they do

    31 Co-workers
    Workers on this job have co-workers who are easy to get along with

    28 Autonomy
    Workers on this job plan their work with little supervision

    25 Social Status
    Workers on this job are looked up to by others in their company and their community

    22 Variety
    Workers on this job have something different to do every day

    19 Authority
    Workers on this job give directions and instructions to others

    16 Creativity
    Workers on this job try out their own ideas

    6 Social Service
    Workers on this job have work where they do things for other people

    CROSSWALKS:
    DOT91 (Dictionary of Occupational Titles): 775685010 Cutting-Machine Tender, Decorative
    732685014 Feather Sawyer
    732685038 Trimming-Machine Operator
    976685010 Cutter
    789382010 Clicking-Machine Operator
    721484018 Insulation Cutter and Former
    739685022 Clipper
    730686010 Cutter, Woodwind Reeds
    521685310 Smoking-Tobacco-Cutter Operator
    529685018 Binder Layer
    521685102 Cutting-Machine Operator
    520682022 Gum-Scoring-Machine Operator
    521685018 Almond-Cutting-Machine Tender
    521685098 Cutter, Frozen Meat
    529585010 Cheese Cutter
    521685158 Granulating-Machine Operator
    521685170 Hasher Operator
    521685298 Slice-Plug-Cutter Operator
    521685306 Slicing-Machine Operator
    521685342 Stripper-Cutter, Machine
    525685010 Band-Saw Operator
    521685354 Sugar-Chipper-Machine Operator
    521685386 Scaling Machine Operator
    521685338 Strip-Cutting-Machine Operator
    521685302 Slicing-Machine Operator
    690685338 Rounder
    690685238 Inseam Trimmer
    555665010 Shredder Tender
    555585010 Cutter Operator
    640685030 Corner Cutter
    690685118 Cutter I
    690685122 Cutting-Machine Tender
    529685110 Filler Shredder, Machine
    690685334 Rough-Rounder, Machine
    529685118 Fish Cleaner Machine Tender
    690682022 Bias-Machine Operator
    640685026 Compensator
    640685038 Panel-Machine Operator
    690685126 Deskidding-Machine Operator
    690685166 Featheredger and Reducer, Machine
    530665014 Rag-Cutting-Machine Tender
    690685342 Rubber-Cutting-Machine Tender
    640685066 Roll-Slicing-Machine Tender
    640685074 Round-Corner-Cutter Operator
    640685034 Cut-Off-Machine Operator
    690685094 Counter Cutter
    690685198 Groover and Turner
    590685050 Roll-Up-Guider Operator
    690685062 Button-Decorating-Machine Operator
    690685274 Lip-of-Shank Cutter
    692685222 Tile-Power-Shear Operator
    690685298 Nicker
    555685010 Beater Operator
    690685302 Pad Cutter
    690685250 Joint Cutter, Machine
    690685026 Band Cutter
    690685322 Roll Cutter
    649685082 Partition-Making-Machine Operator
    692685266 Zipper Trimmer, Machine
    690685242 Insole Beveler
    690685290 Molded-Rubber-Goods Cutter
    690682086 Trimmer, Machine II
    663685010 Block-Splitter Operator
    640565010 Paper Cutter
    640685010 Book Trimmer
    640685022 Comb-Machine Operator
    692685258 Wire-Turning-Machine Operator
    690685214 Heel Gouger
    529685182 Plug-Cutting-Machine Operator
    690685306 Plug Cutter
    690685458 V-Belt Skiver
    677685046 Splitting-Machine Operator
    677685030 Glass Cut-Off Tender
    670685010 Stone Trimmer
    690685486 Width Stripper
    690685478 Welt Cutter
    677685034 Sample Sawyer
    699682022 Die Cutter
    640685086 Tube Sizer-and-Cutter Operator
    699682026 Roll-Sheeting Cutter
    640685078 Slotter Operator
    690685446 Tuber-Machine Cutter
    677685038 Sawyer II
    585685030 Concaving-Machine Operator
    585685038 Cut-Lace-Machine Operator
    677685042 Splitter Operator
    690685434 Trimmer, Machine I
    615685046 Cutter-Machine Tender
    677682010 Head-Saw Operator, Insulation Board
    677685022 Crayon Sawyer
    677685018 Carbon Cutter
    677685014 Assembler, Lay-Ups
    677685010 Abrasive Sawyer
    649682014 Cylinder-Die-Machine Operator
    677682022 Stonecutter, Machine
    699682018 Cutter Operator
    677682014 Refractory-Grinder Operator
    564682014 Flake-Cutter Operator
    692682042 Gauge Operator
    529685150 Ice Cutter
    663682014 Pole-Peeling-Machine Operator
    677382014 Sawyer, Optical Glass
    699685014 Cutter, Machine II
    677685026 Cut-Off-Saw Operator, Pipe Blanks
    699682030 Slitting-Machine Operator I
    677682018 Sink Cutter
    690685354 Shaping-Machine Operator
    690685386 Splitting-Machine Operator
    690685378 Skiver, Machine
    677685050 Stone Splitter
    690685370 Ski-Top Trimmer
    564685014 Chipper
    690685366 Sizing-Machine Tender
    649685026 Core-Cutter and Reamer
    585685126 Trimmer, Machine
    559685158 Rubber Cutter
    690685374 Skiver
    559685142 Presser
    640685090 Band-Saw Operator
    690485010 Band-Sawing-Machine Operator
    559685134 Powder-Cutting Operator
    649685110 Steel-Tie Adjuster, Automatic
    659685014 Sample-Book Maker
    690685150 Edge Trimmer
    692685174 Slicing-Machine Operator
    690685402 Strap-Cutting-Machine Operator
    677685054 Saw Operator
    579685058 Brick Setter Operator
    529685090 Defective-Cigarette Slitter
    692685130 Pinking-Machine Operator
    585685082 Rotary Cutter
    585685094 Shaving-Machine Operator
    585685098 Shearing-Machine Feeder
    529685082 Cutter
    585685110 Skiver, Blockers
    585685114 Splitter, Machine

    AIM97 (Apprenticeship Information Management): No crosswalks

    CEN90 (1990 Census Occupations): 749 Miscellaneous Textile Machine Operators
    743 Textile Cutting Machine Operators
    756 Mixing and Blending Machine Operators
    733 Miscellaneous Woodworking Machine Operators
    777 Miscellaneous Machine Operators, N.E.C.
    769 Slicing and Cutting Machine Operators

    CIP90 (Classification of Instructional Programs): 000000 NO CIP ASSIGNED

    GOE93 (Guide for Occupational Exploration): 060405 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Work, Fabric and Leather
    060209 Production Work: Machine Work, Assorted Materials
    060403 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Work, Wood
    060402 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Work, Metal and Plastics
    060204 Production Work: Machine Work, Paper
    060232 Production Work: Manual Work, Assorted Materials
    060408 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Work, Stone, Glass, and Clay
    060416 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Textile, Fabric and L
    060205 Production Work: Machine Work, Leather and Fabrics
    060203 Production Work: Machine Work, Wood
    060425 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Wood
    060208 Production Work: Machine Work, Stone, Glass, and Clay
    060434 Elemental Work: Industrial: Manual Work, Assorted Materials
    060411 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Chemical Processing
    060407 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Work, Rubber
    060404 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Work, Paper
    060215 Production Work: Equipment Operation, Food Processing
    060419 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Assorted Materials Pr
    060409 Elemental Work: Industrial: Machine Work, Assorted Materials
    060415 Elemental Work: Industrial: Equipment Operation, Food Processing
    051213 Elemental Work: Mechanical: Cutting and Finishing
    060207 Production Work: Machine Work, Rubber

    MOC97 (Military Occupational Codes): No crosswalks

    OES98 (Occupational Employment Statistics): 92944 Cutting and Slicing Machine Operators and Tenders

    OPM97 (Office of Personnel Management Occupations): No crosswalks

    SOC98 (Standard Occupational Classification): 51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders