Sample 1 - State of California

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Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial
(SOC Code : 49-2094)
in California

Repair, test, adjust, or install electronic equipment, such as industrial controls, transmitters, and antennas. Exclude "Avionics Technicians" (49-2091), "Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles" (49-2096), and "Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment" (49-2093).

Employers are usually looking for candidates with Post secondary vocational training .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$27.61$20.45$27.97$34.41

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2010 - 20206,6007,30070010.6230

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Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg 3,1368.6%
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing 1,0947.6%
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers 8,5745.2%
Wired Telecommunications Carriers 7935.0%
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting9,8913.4%
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance 3,5573.0%
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers 8,4952.4%
Computers and Peripheral Equipment 4762.2%
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers 2,6462.1%
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing 2951.4%
Power Generation and Supply 5371.3%
Scientific Research and Development Svc 6,1701.1%
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg 1,3141.0%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Test faulty equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test equipment or software, and applying knowledge of the functional operation of electronic units and systems.
Inspect components of industrial equipment for accurate assembly and installation or for defects, such as loose connections or frayed wires.
Install repaired equipment in various settings, such as industrial or military establishments.
Examine work orders and converse with equipment operators to detect equipment problems and to ascertain whether mechanical or human errors contributed to the problems.
Perform scheduled preventive maintenance tasks, such as checking, cleaning, or repairing equipment, to detect and prevent problems.
Study blueprints, schematics, manuals, or other specifications to determine installation procedures.
Set up and test industrial equipment to ensure that it functions properly.
Repair or adjust equipment, machines, or defective components, replacing worn parts, such as gaskets or seals in watertight electrical equipment.
Maintain equipment logs that record performance problems, repairs, calibrations, or tests.
Calibrate testing instruments and installed or repaired equipment to prescribed specifications.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Repairing - Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
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.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
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.
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.

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