Presentation on theme: "Welcome to A-B Techs Machinist Occupational Analysis Focus Group April 7, 2006."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to A-B Techs Machinist Occupational Analysis Focus Group April 7, 2006
Welcome Why are we here? –Confirm the occupational definition –Confirm primary duties and tasks –Review knowledge, skills, and traits that are needed in this job –Make sure that our program teaches what is needed for this job You are the experts
Introductions US –Carol Rovello – facilitator –Megan Getty-Odom – note taker –Observers: Larry Boyd, Misty Shuler, Trent Codd, and Sun Chae You –Name, job title, company, other
Ground Rules We will: –Facilitate a balanced discussion –Summarize your ideas –Remain neutral You will: –Listen to the other panel members –Contribute equally and freely –Limit value judgments
The Occupational Definition Should: Tell you –Who –What –How –Why
A Machinist: sets up and operates conventional, special-purpose, and numerical control machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts that meet precise specifications.
Important Definitions A duty is a general area of competence that successful workers in the occupation must demonstrate or perform on an ongoing basis. A duty must have at least two tasks. A task is a work activity that has a definite beginning and ending, is observable, consists of two or more definite steps, and leads to a product, service, or decision.
Knowledge, Skills, and Traits Knowledge is an understanding of and/or familiarity with facts and information. A skill is the ability to perform occupational tasks with a high degree of proficiency. A trait is an innate or learned ability or distinguishing quality that allows an individual to complete a job.
Review Duties and Tasks Duties –Confirm –Prioritize Tasks –Confirm –Frequency – blue dots –Criticality – red dots –New employee training – green dots