Realistic people are independent, stable, persistent, genuine and practical. They prefer dealing with the tangible rather than people or ideas and you will most likely find them operating machinery, working with their hands and relishing the outdoors. They also like to work with tools and various types of equipment.
Careers suited to the Realistic Personality
A person who works with aircraft and spacecraft is called an Aeronautical Engineer
This person designs agricultural machinery and equipment and agricultural buildings.
This person is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
This person co-ordinates the movement of air traffic to make sure that planes stay a safe distance apart.
A person who is skilled in repairing aircraft and in preventive maintenance of aircraft.
This person inspects and examines the parts of an airplane to make sure repairs are properly done and that the aircraft is airworthy
This person drives a vehicle that is equipped to carry sick or wounded people
An animal breeder selects and breeds animals including cattle, sheep, dogs, cats and birds
This person trains animals that work for, entertain or serve us.
This person repairs consumer appliance products
A person who designs and supervises the construction of buildings or other large structures.
A person who is skilled in repairing and maintaining cars.
A person who is trained to maintain and repair the electronic equipment in an aircraft
Someone who bakes as an occupation
A person who is skilled in making blocks
A person skilled in building with bricks
This person examines buildings to check on the quality of the structure and general safety of the building.
A person who drives a bus
A craftsman who specializes in making fine articles of wooden furniture
This person installs, services and repairs cable-wiring and related equipment in buildings and houses
He specializes in repairing the body of cars that have been damaged
A person whose occupation is constructing, finishing and repairing wooden objects and structures
A cook; especially the chief cook of a large kitchen staff
This person applies principles of chemistry to solve problems that involve the production or use of chemicals and biochemicals.
A civil engineer is trained in the design, construction and maintenance of roads, railways, structures, water supply, irrigation and traffic control.
He/she makes detailed drawings of buildings or machinery working from sketches provided by an engineer
A person who prepares food for a living
A person who makes all kinds of craft such as necklaces, badges, commemorative emblems etc.
This person is trained to fill prescriptions for dentists who may require bridges and dentures for their patients.
This person solves crimes. He/she may be a member of a police agency or work as a private person.
This person repairs and maintains the diesel engines that heavy vehicles use.
This person assists dieticians in planning nutrition services and programmes for institutions and industry.
A person who trains non-divers in the sport of scuba diving
This person is trained to clean, bathe, trim the dog?s hair and cut its nails.
This person works outdoors to repair power lines, telecommunications and cable television lines
This person controls, operates and maintains machinery to generate electric power
This person deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism.
An electrical technician assembles installs and maintains electrical systems in houses, factories and commercial buildings.
A person who specializes in the electrical wiring of buildings
This person helps to design, develop, test and make electronic equipment.
A person who repairs elevators
This is someone who is paid a salary to manage a farm or a group of farms.
A farmer is a self-employed person who raises livestockand/or cultivates or produces crops, fruit and vegetables on land
This person is the head of a government department whose job is to prevent and put out fires
A person who is trained and equipped to put out fires, rescue people and give emergency medical help if it is needed.
A person who inspects buildings and equipment to find things that could cause a fire and make sure government regulations are being followed.
A fish farm manager is employed to breed and rear fish for the market
A fisherman is a self-employed person who catches fish to sell to individuals or to shops and markets
A person who trains people to fly an aircraft
A person who is trained and experienced in fitting all types of flooring e.g. wood, tiles etc.
A forest officer manages forests or woodlands used to produce timber or used for conservation or recreation.
He/she inspects garments before they leave the factory to make sure they are satisfactory for buyers
Someone who cuts and fits window glass.
This person maintains, repairs and overhauls heavy duty equipment used in farming, transportation, construction etc.
A person who is licensed to operate a helicopter in flight
A horse trainer supervises the training of horses for racing
This person assists engineers and scientists especially in the areas of research and development. This technician uses principles of science, engineering and mathematics to solve technical problems.
A person who designs, makes, sells, or repairs jewelry, watches etc.
Land surveyors establish official land, airspace and water boundaries. They write descriptions of land for deeds, leases, and other legal documents; define airspace for airports; and take measurements of construction and mineral sites.
Works on all types of external space, enclosed or unenclosed, which is open to the public to make it more attractive.
This is a person who plants trees/shrubs/flowers and decorates the grounds especially at or around a building site.
This person assembles tests and integrates laser systems according to customer specifications.
An expert swimmer who is trained and employed to safeguard swimmers and bathers
A person who makes and repairs locks
Someone who operates the engine that pulls or pushes the cars on a railway
A person who makes, operates and repairs machines
This person examines new and used boats to determine their condition and value. Also surveys cargo, docks, machinery, wharves, marinas and equipment related to the marine industry.
A person who builds or works with stone or brick
The officer who is in charge of a ship
Someone who cuts and prepares standard cuts of meat, poultry and fish for sale
This person uses the principles of heat, force, and energy to contribute to the design of things, systems, equipment and appliances.
A person who owns and/or drives a small bus used for transporting people for a fare
This person investigates and arrests persons who are suspected to be illegally selling or using narcotic drugs such as cocaine and heroin.
This person conducts research on nuclear energy problems and develops the processes and systems used to get benefits from nuclear energy and radiation.
A person who manages or owns the place where plants are grown for sale, transplanting or experimentation
Someone who operates an offset printing press to print copy from plates
A person who makes or sells lenses and eyeglasses
Someone who constructs and repairs appliances for straightening teeth
A workman who paints buildings for a living
A cook who specializes in baked foods such as pies and tarts
A person who can repair and tune a piano
A person who fits and assembles the parts of a pipe organ so that it can be used
A workman who installs and repairs pipes and plumbing.
A police officer works for the Police Force and enforces the laws of the country. The officer is expected to keep the peace, patrol areas and investigate people who break the law.
He/she makes routine inspection of waste disposal systems and reports potential and existing pollution hazards.
This person is involved in water and air pollution control, recycling, waste disposal and issues that affect public health.
Operates and maintains radio transmitter to broadcast radio and television programmes
A person who operates and maintains sound recording equipment
Someone who operates refrigerating equipment that provides ice or cools the rooms in ice cream factories, meat packing establishments etc.
A person who is skilled in servicing and repairing a refrigerator
A safety engineer estimates the safety of products and recommends measures to reduce or eliminate accidents.
This person examines equipment, machinery, clothing and working conditions to make sure they conform with standards established by the government.
This person is usually privately employed. A security guard wears a uniform and acts to protect property and/or people. He/she watches for signs of crime and reports to their client or employer
A person who makes and installs many systems including air conditioning duct systems, outdoor signs and other products made from metal sheets.
A person who makes or repairs shoes and boots as an occupation
A small engine mechanic repairs and services small engines including motorcycles, boats and lawn mowers, garden tractors and chain-saws.
He or she is responsible for keeping users? computers running and up-to-date.
The chef who is second to the head chef in a restaurant or kitchen
This person assembles equipment that joins iron or steel girders to form structures such as a prefabricated metal building.
This person operates equipment and directs people in the studio during newscasts
A person who makes, repairs and alters garments such as suits, coats and dresses.
A person who drives a motorcar that transports people for a fare
A person who knows the art of preparing, stuffing and mounting the skins of dead Taxidermist animals for exhibition in a lifelike state
This person teaches the manual and technical skills that are required in industry such as using machines to make objects in wood or metal, small engine repair and auto-maintenance.
This person teaches basic education, self-improvement and occupational subjects (e.g. welding, cosmetology, and agriculture) at secondary school level.
This person creates three dimensional images, sketches and moving illustrations for animated productions, TV commercials, movies etc.
A person who is skilled in laying ceramic, clay or other types of tiles on the outside or inside of a building
A tool designer creates tools that are used in the manufacturing processes.
A master machinist who is skilled at making and repairing special tools, dies and other machines.
A person who drives a vehicle that is made to carry heavy loads.
A person who is trained to adjust or repair a TV or computer.
A person who upholsters furniture as an occupation
Someone who maintains and repairs the equipment that is used to clean and distribute water
A person who carves objects from wood