Recordkeeping Weighers and Checkers
On the Job
Recordkeeping Weighers and Checkers keep track of materials and supplies for the purpose of keeping accurate records. Their duties are usually clerical.
This career requires good eyesight.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Provide information to coworkers.
- Maintain financial or account records.
- Prepare informational or reference materials.
- Record production information.
- Sort materials or products.
- Inspect items for damage or defects.
- Inspect shipments to ensure correct order fulfillment.
- Operate computers or computerized equipment.
- Attach identification information to products, items or containers.
- Package objects for shipping.
Typical Working Conditions
- Having face-to-face discussions.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
- Working with a group or team.
- Wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hats, or life jackets.
- Exposure to sounds or noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Responsibility for others' health and safety.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
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