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"Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic"
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: "Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic"

1) Extent Flexibility -- The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.


2) 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.


3) 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.


4) 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.


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


6) Trunk Strength -- The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.


7) 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.


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


9) 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).


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


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


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


13) 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.


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


15) Static Strength -- The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.


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


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


18) Gross Body Coordination -- The ability to coordinate the movement of your arms, legs, and torso together when the whole body is in motion.


19) Gross Body Equilibrium -- The ability to keep or regain your body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position.


20) Speech Clarity -- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.


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


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


23) Stamina -- The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.


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


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

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


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


 

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