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"Data Processing Equipment Repairer"
Job Description - Part 4 - Abilities Needed

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Abilities Needed for: "Data Processing Equipment Repairer"

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

2) 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.

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

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

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

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

7) 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).

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

9) 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.

10) 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.

11) 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.

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

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

14) Wrist-Finger Speed -- The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.

15) Mathematical Reasoning -- The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.

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

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

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

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.

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

21) Written Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

22) Fluency of Ideas -- The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).

23) Number Facility -- The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.

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

25) 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.

26) Response Orientation -- The ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part.

27) 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 "Data Processing Equipment Repairer" continued here...

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

"Data Processing Equipment Repairer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-I        SOC:  49-2011.02


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