Equipment Operator (Male, Age 40) in cambridge springs, PA

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleEquipment Operator
Salary$47,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week
Company Size(not answered)
Locationcambridge springs, PA
Years Experience8 years

Career Ratings

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
chemical plant. various plants located throughout the world

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
equipment operator. making products

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
all

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
under

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
woking with others as a team

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
large plant. not too bad.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 1
Benefits: 2
Hours: 3
Co-Workers: 4
Supervisors: 8
Job Title: 7
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 5

A day in the life of…

Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:

5am to 6am
6am to 7am
7am to 8amshift change, pass down. started gathering materials to make product
8am to 9ammaking product
9am to 10ammaking product
10am to 11ammixing product
11am to 12pmmixing product
12pm to 1pmsample to lab for inspections
1pm to 2pmlab
2pm to 3pmpackage material
3pm to 4pmpackage material
4pm to 5pmcleanup mixer
5pm to 6pmcleanup mixer
6pm to 7pmclean up mixer and area shift change
7pm to 8pm
8pm to 9pm
9pm to 10pm
10pm to 11pm
11pm to 12am

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
referral

What was the application process?
paper application

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes, 2 interviews. group of three. hr, and 2 employees

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
just a few. can’t remember

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes,walk-throughs

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
30 days on the job

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes training from the military

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
no

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
nothing really. just apply pretty easy

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
some technical skills. common sense. hard charger

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
none needed

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
usually start from the bottom and work your way up. good pay. easy work.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
no, would like to start own business

What are your current career goals?
start business

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
easy job, not much to it

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1supervisor15yrs35000aircraft director firefighter
Prior Job 2

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3.4

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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