ERIC Number: ED384751
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Report of the Technical Committee for Manufacturing Occupations.
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.
This document, which is intended to assist developers of instructional programs in preparing Oregon students for employment in the manufacturing industry, discusses past and projected labor supply/demand in Oregon's manufacturing industry and identifies employment qualifications and job duties/tasks for manufacturing technology occupations. Fifty-six employability skills in areas such as identifying employment opportunities, seeking employment, demonstrating appropriate work behavior, maintaining a safe and healthy work environment, working with others, and adapting to change are listed. Presented next is a manufacturing technology duty/task inventory matrix listing 306 tasks in 29 categories, including the following: operating various manufacturing machinery and equipment; performing layouts; taking precision measurements; performing heat treatment operations; assembling and disassembling mechanisms; installing and removing machinery; maintaining electronic control systems, and hydraulic and pneumatic systems; installing and maintaining automated systems; programming and planning; performing quality control/quality assurance, communication, housekeeping/recordkeeping, and supervisory functions; and demonstrating industrial standards. Next, guide sheets are provided for each of the 306 duties/tasks. Each guide sheet includes the following: performance objective; list of tools/equipment used; and performance guide (list of the steps involved in performing the duty/task). (MN)
Descriptors: Automation, Behavioral Objectives, Computer Assisted Manufacturing, Educational Needs, Electronic Control, Employment Opportunities, Employment Potential, Employment Projections, Employment Qualifications, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Manufacturers, Equipment Utilization, Futures (of Society), Hydraulics, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Labor Market, Machine Tool Operators, Manufacturing Industry, Occupational Information, Production Technicians, Quality Control, Secondary Education, Statewide Planning, Supervisor Qualifications, Task Analysis, Trade and Industrial Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.
Identifiers - Location: Oregon