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"Chemical Engineer"
Job Description - Part 3 - Skills Required

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Skills Needed for: "Chemical Engineer"

1) Science -- Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

2) Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

3) Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

4) Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

5) Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

6) Troubleshooting -- Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

7) Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

8) Technology Design -- Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.

9) Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.

10) Writing -- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

11) Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively.

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12) Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

13) Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

14) Operations Analysis -- Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.

15) Monitoring -- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

16) Systems Analysis -- Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

17) Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.

18) Persuasion -- Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

19) Coordination -- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

20) Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

21) Systems Evaluation -- Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

22) Operation and Control -- Controlling operations of equipment or systems.

23) Operation Monitoring -- Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

24) Learning Strategies -- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

25) Instructing -- Teaching others how to do something.

26) Installation -- Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.

27) Social Perceptiveness -- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Job Description for "Chemical Engineer" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

"Chemical Engineer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-R-C        SOC:  17-2041.00


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