Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, & Samplers, Recordkeeping

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What they do:
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.
On the job, you would:
  • Document quantity, quality, type, weight, test result data, and value of materials or products to maintain shipping, receiving, and production records and files.
  • Weigh or measure materials, equipment, or products to maintain relevant records, using volume meters, scales, rules, or calipers.
  • Collect or prepare measurement, weight, or identification labels and attach them to products.


Manufactured or Agricultural Goods

  • manufacture and distribution of products

Math and Science

  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Arts and Humanities

  • English language


  • administrative services


Basic Skills

  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • reading work related information

Problem Solving

  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it



  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking


  • pay attention to something without being distracted


  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem


People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Initiative
  • Stress Tolerance


You might use software like this on the job:

Enterprise resource planning ERP software

  • Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
  • SAP software Hot Technology In Demand

Presentation software

  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot Technology

Electronic mail software

  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook Hot Technology In Demand


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
no high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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