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Job Description - Part 3 - Skills Required

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Skills Needed for: "Chemist"

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

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

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

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

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

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

7) 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.

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

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

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

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

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

13) Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.

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

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

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

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

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

19) Management of Material Resources -- Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.

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

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

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

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

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

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

26) 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.

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

28) Negotiation -- Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

29) Equipment Maintenance -- Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

30) Management of Financial Resources -- Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.

31) Service Orientation -- Actively looking for ways to help people.

Job Description for "Chemist" continued here...

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Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

"Chemist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-R-C        SOC:  19-2031.00


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