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"Automotive Master Mechanic"
Job Description - Part 4 - Abilities Needed

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Abilities Needed for: "Automotive Master Mechanic"

1) Problem Sensitivity -- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.


2) Deductive Reasoning -- The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.


3) Inductive Reasoning -- The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).


4) Information Ordering -- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).


5) Arm-Hand Steadiness -- The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.


6) Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).


7) Manual Dexterity -- The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.


8) Flexibility of Closure -- The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.


9) Finger Dexterity -- The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.


10) Control Precision -- The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.


11) Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.


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12) Hearing Sensitivity -- The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.


13) Perceptual Speed -- The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.


14) Speech Clarity -- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.


15) Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.


16) Selective Attention -- The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.


17) Speech Recognition -- The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.


18) Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.


19) Depth Perception -- The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.


20) Auditory Attention -- The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds.


21) Visualization -- The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.


22) Speed of Closure -- The ability to quickly make sense of, combine, and organize information into meaningful patterns.


23) Category Flexibility -- The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.


24) Multilimb Coordination -- The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.


25) Visual Color Discrimination -- The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.


26) Far Vision -- The ability to see details at a distance.


27) Static Strength -- The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.


28) Extent Flexibility -- The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.


29) Memorization -- The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.


30) Reaction Time -- The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.


Job Description for "Automotive Master Mechanic" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Automotive Master Mechanic"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-I        SOC:  49-3023.01


 

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