Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners:

Use verbatim methods and equipment to capture, store, retrieve, and transcribe pretrial and trial proceedings or other information. Includes stenocaptioners who operate computerized stenographic captioning equipment to provide captions of live or prerecorded broadcasts for hearing-impaired viewers.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $39,500.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 970
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 3.45 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Technology and Tool Usage
Following Directions
Information Gathering
Work Ethic
Critical Thinking
Resource Management
Written Communication
Oral Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Adjust equipment controls to regulate gas flow
Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment
Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Heat material or workpieces to prepare for or complete production
Load/unload material, products, or workpieces into or from machinery or equipment
Adjust medical or medical laboratory equipment
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Set sound mixing board control levels
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Adjust metal or plastic processing equipment and machinery
Set-up production equipment or machinery
Install machine or equipment replacement parts
Adjust construction equipment or machinery
Adjust electrical or electronic equipment
Adjust precision instruments or equipment
Adjust measuring or control devices
Adjust mechanical equipment
Install/Replace measuring or control devices such as meters or regulators
Compact materials to create level bases
Adjust agricultural equipment
Operate portable hand spray equipment
Operate pipe fitting equipment
Don/Doff industrial, production, or manufacturing related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Level bedding or foundation made of sand, dirt, concrete, gravel, or crushed rock
Load items into ovens or furnaces
Position raw materials on processing or production equipment
Feed materials or products into or through equipment
Align machines or equipment to ensure positioning and levelness for work
Align equipment or machinery
Prepare sites or surfaces for concrete, masonry, or related construction work
Spread aggregate mixtures such as concrete
Spread sand, dirt, or other loose materials onto surfaces
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Install electrical components, equipment, or systems
File metal or plastic objects
Load materials into construction equipment
Set-up heavy construction equipment
Attach accessories to agricultural equipment
Assemble equipment or components
Move goods in and out of inventory
Store items
Solder electrical or electronic connections or components
Don/Doff agricultural, farming, or forestry related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Install industrial machinery or equipment
Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment
Stock supplies or merchandise
Set-up computer numerical control machines
Position construction or extraction equipment
Package goods for shipment or storage
Braze metal parts or components
Dismantle equipment or temporary structures
Disassemble electrical or electronic equipment for maintenance or repair
Reassemble light mechanical equipment after repair
Set-up specialized rigging
Cut construction material
Connect electrical components or equipment
Weld metal structures
Weld metal parts and components
Cut metal or plastic material
Position material handling equipment
Cast metal objects
Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces
Wrap products for preservation, protection, safety, and stability
Paint structures and objects using spraying equipment
Mix chemicals safely according to instructions
Process metals using power or hand tools
Package agricultural products for shipment or further processing
Direct human or vehicle traffic
Fabricate electrical parts or fixtures
Shape construction materials such as wood

Controlling Machines and Processes

Operate power or hand tools
Operate painting or coating equipment or machinery
Operate processing equipment
Operate pneumatic test equipment
Operate pumps or compressors
Operate industrial production equipment
Operate heating or drying equipment
Operate chemical processing or water treatment systems or equipment
Employ metal processing methodologies such as smelting, refining, and general metalworking
Operate spray application production equipment
Fabricate sheet metal parts or items
Operate precision test equipment
Operate vacuum or air hose
Operate metal or plastic fabricating equipment
Operate industrial testing equipment
Control operation of compressors
Operate industrial mixing equipment
Operate pneumatic tools
Move earth or debris for roads, construction, or related projects
Operate fishing equipment
Operate packaging or banding machine or equipment
Operate cleaning equipment
Operate power driven pumps, equipment, or systems
Operate pneumatic tamper to patch pavement or tamp earth
Operate heavy construction equipment
Control pumps or pumping equipment
Grade earth for roads or other construction
Fabricate products or components using machine tools
Operate audio-visual equipment
Operate controls for sound, lighting, or video
Operate film or video recording equipment
Set up still or video cameras or related equipment
Operate audio recording equipment
Operate radio transmitter, receiver, or auxiliary equipment
Operate communications, transmissions, or broadcasting equipment
Operate recording or broadcast studio controls
Operate road surfacing equipment
Operate navigation technology or equipment
Operate forestry equipment
Operate agricultural equipment or machinery
Operate crushing or grinding machine
Operate specialized photo equipment
Create special visual effects for film or video
Operate woodworking equipment or machinery
Break up rock, asphalt, or concrete
Operate laboratory equipment

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
Maintain work tools or equipment
Tighten/Loosen nuts, bolts, and fasteners
Repair mechanical equipment or machinery
Clean manufacturing tools, equipment, or machinery
Level machines, equipment, or structures
Maintain general production equipment
Clean installation, maintenance, or repair tools, equipment, or machinery
Lubricate production equipment
Align machines, equipment, or structures
Maintain forestry, hunting, or agricultural equipment
Maintain construction machinery or equipment
Clean construction or extraction related tools, equipment, or machinery
Repair production equipment or tools
Repair measuring or control devices
Calibrate mechanical equipment or instruments to specification
Maintain manufacturing equipment
Operate grounds maintenance equipment
Maintain welding machines or equipment
Clean metal or plastic processing tools, equipment, or machinery
Clean water, chemical, or gas processing tools, equipment, or machinery
Maintain medical laboratory equipment
Conduct tests to locate mechanical system malfunction
Replace malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
Maintain laboratory equipment
Clean agricultural, farming, or forestry tools, equipment, or machinery
Repair construction machinery or equipment
Repair mechanical timing devices
Perform preventative maintenance on manufacturing equipment
Adjust clearances of mechanical or electrical parts or components
Repair work tools or equipment
Repair farm vehicles, machinery, or mechanical implements

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Ensure equipment is operating to prescribed standards
Test mechanical products or equipment
Inspect production equipment
Inspect farming, fishing, or forestry equipment or facilities to determine condition or maintenance needs
Test operation of malfunctioning machinery
Conduct test runs of production equipment
Inspect industrial, production, or manufacturing machinery and equipment
Test electrical or electronic wiring or fixtures
Perform tests to assess compliance with standards
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Perform agricultural, farming, or forestry related safety inspection
Inspect equipment or tools to be used in construction or excavation
Inspect installation, maintenance, or repair machinery or equipment
Evaluate equipment for compliance with standards
Perform safety inspection related to an installation, maintenance, or repair
Perform metal or plastic processing related safety inspection
Perform production or manufacturing related safety inspection
Test mechanical systems to ensure proper functioning
Perform inspection of tools or equipment prior to use
Perform construction related safety inspection
Inspect materials or equipment to determine need for repair or replacement
Inspect transportation or shipping related machinery or equipment
Locate equipment or materials in need of repair or replacement
Operate vehicle engine electrical systems test equipment
Analyze manufacturing or production test results
Test manufactured products
Perform quality assurance testing
Compute product or materials test results
Inspect industrial, production, or manufacturing related work products to verify conformance with quality and standards
Inspect metal, plastic, or composite products
Examine returned parts for defects

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