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"Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas"
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: "Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas"

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


2) 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.


3) 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.


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


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) 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.


7) Rate Control -- The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.


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


9) 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.


10) 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.


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


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


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


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


15) 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).


16) 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.


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


18) 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.


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


Job Description for "Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas" continued here...

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


"Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  47-5021.00


 

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