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Mechanics, Installers, and Repair Supervisors
(SOC Code : 49-1011)
in California

Supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers. Exclude team or work leaders.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with Work experience in a related occupation .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
California 20221st Qtr$41.54$30.30$38.96$49.92

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeTotal Job Openings
California 2018 - 202842,00044,0002,0004.841,410

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Possible Licenses Required and Issuing Authority[Top]
License Title
License Authority
Alarm Company Qualified ManagerDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Bureau of Security and Investigative Services

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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
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 33,8719.4%
Automobile Dealers 8,7904.9%
Building Equipment Contractors 26,6774.5%
Activities Related to Real Estate 4,8403.5%
Power Generation and Supply 3892.5%
Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance 2,3112.4%
Natural Gas Distribution 1551.9%
Accommodation 11,2261.7%
Auto Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores8,9191.7%
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers 7,2061.7%
Colleges and Universities 1,7491.4%
Elementary and Secondary Schools 15,9851.4%
Investigation and Security Services 5,4321.4%
Utility System Construction 1,3881.4%
Lessors of Real Estate 25,3171.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 5,2121.1%
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers 4,4531.0%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Electrical & Power Transmission Installation/Installer, Gene
Operations Management and Supervision

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About This Occupation (from O*NET - The Occupation Information Network)[Top]
Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Determine schedules, sequences, and assignments for work activities, based on work priority, quantity of equipment, and skill of personnel.
Inspect and monitor work areas, examine tools and equipment, and provide employee safety training to prevent, detect, and correct unsafe conditions or violations of procedures and safety rules.
Investigate accidents or injuries and prepare reports of findings.
Monitor employees` work levels and review work performance.
Requisition materials and supplies, such as tools, equipment, or replacement parts.
Inspect, test, and measure completed work, using devices such as hand tools or gauges to verify conformance to standards or repair requirements.
Conduct or arrange for worker training in safety, repair, or maintenance techniques, operational procedures, or equipment use.
Develop, implement, or evaluate maintenance policies and procedures.
Compute estimates and actual costs of factors such as materials, labor, or outside contractors.
Examine objects, systems, or facilities and analyze information to determine needed installations, services, or repairs.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
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.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.
Working Conditions - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions.

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

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