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"Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic"
Job Description - Part 3 - Skills Required

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Skills Needed for: "Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic"

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

2) Repairing -- Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

18) 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.

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

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

21) Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Job Description for "Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic" continued here...

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

"Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  49-9021.01


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