IS INSPECTING, TESTING, SORTING, SAMPLING AND WEIGHING RIGHT FOR YOU?

Are you:

  • Critical thinker?
  • Active listener?
  • A good communicator?
  • Detail oriented?
  • A clear speaker?
  • Can you use inductive and deductive reasoning?
Job Description:

Inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh non-agricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications. May use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment

Tasks:

  • Inspect, test, or measure materials, products, installations, or work for conformance to specifications.
  • Measure dimensions of products to verify conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as rulers, calipers, gauges, or micrometers.
  • Read blueprints, data, manuals, or other materials to determine specifications, inspection and testing procedures, adjustment methods, certification processes, formulas, or measuring instruments required.
  • Record inspection or test data, such as weights, temperatures, grades, or moisture content, and quantities inspected or graded.
  • Mark items with details such as grade or acceptance-rejection status.
  • Notify supervisors or other personnel of production problems.
  • Discard or reject products, materials, or equipment not meeting specifications.
  • Collect or select samples for testing or for use as models.
  • Write test or inspection reports describing results, recommendations, or needed repairs.
  • Compare colors, shapes, textures, or grades of products or materials with color charts, templates, or samples to verify conformance to standards.

WorkKeys Occupational Profile Median Scores

Applied Mathematics - Level 3
Reading For Information - Level 4
Locating Information - Level 4
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Regional Occupation Statistics:

Average Hourly Salary

  • Entry-Level                     $9.86
  • Median                           $15.44
  • Experienced                   $23.64

Annual Openings                   58

2021 Projected Employment 1,102

Average Education Level      High School Diploma/GED

Sources:   Labor Market Data EDSI

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