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"Broadcast Technician"
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: "Broadcast Technician"

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


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


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


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


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


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


8) 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.


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


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


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


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12) 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.


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


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


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


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


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


18) 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).


19) 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.


Job Description for "Broadcast Technician" continued here...

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


"Broadcast Technician"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-A-I        SOC:  27-4012.00


 

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