Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping:

Weigh, measure, and check materials, supplies, and equipment for the purpose of keeping relevant records. Duties are primarily clerical by nature. Includes workers who collect and keep record of samples of products or materials.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $31,260.00
Average Time to Fill 28 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,843
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 4.49 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Resource Allocation
Critical Thinking
Work Ethic
Written Communication
Following Directions
Numerical and Arithmetic Application

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

Perform industrial, production, or manufacturing related measurements
Weigh industrial, production, or manufacturing related products or materials
Employ weighing or measuring devices in transportation
Measure items or parcels
Weigh office, administrative, or clerical products or materials
Measure ingredients for food preparation
Measure ingredients or substances to be used in production processes
Measure dimensions of completed products or workpieces to verify conformance to specifications
Weigh products or materials to be moved or transported
Determine physical or chemical properties of materials
Calculate costs of goods or services
Calculate shipping costs
Estimate project labor requirements

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Inspect industrial, production, or manufacturing related work products to verify conformance with quality and standards
Analyze test results
Test manufactured products
Compute product or materials test results
Test materials to verify safety standards
Perform quality assurance testing
Evaluate quality of materials or products
Test historical authenticity of various materials
Test mechanical products or equipment
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Perform tests to assess compliance with standards
Perform industrial, production, or manufacturing related safety inspection
Conduct performance testing
Test electrical or electronic wiring or fixtures
Test products for functionality or quality
Ensure equipment is operating to prescribed standards
Inspect production equipment
Perform engineering related safety inspection
Perform inspection of tools or equipment prior to use
Inspect engineering equipment or systems
Inspect objects using x-ray or magnetic methods

Processing Information

Sort materials or products for processing, storing, shipping, or grading
Count products or materials
Sort books or publications
Sort mail letters or packages by hand
Sort products according to specifications
Calculate financial data
Maintain balance sheets

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events

Attach identification information to products, items, or containers
Mark materials or objects for identification
Classify materials or products according to specifications
Identify characteristics of cloth, fabric, paper or pulp
Identify color or balance
Mark items for acceptance or rejection
Identify characteristics of plants, crops, and tree species
Mark products, workpieces, or equipment with identifying information
Identify characteristics of metals and alloys

Handling and Moving Objects

Move goods in and out of inventory
Package goods for shipment or storage
Store items
Wrap products for preservation, protection, safety, and stability
Collect samples for analysis or testing
Set-up electronic systems test equipment

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

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