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"Industrial Machinery 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: "Industrial Machinery Mechanic"

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


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


5) 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).


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


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


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


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


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


13) Auditory Attention -- The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds.


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


15) Explosive Strength -- The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.


16) Dynamic Strength -- The ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time. This involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue.


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


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


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


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


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


22) Sound Localization -- The ability to tell the direction from which a sound originated.


23) 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).


24) Originality -- The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.


25) 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.


26) 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 "Industrial Machinery Mechanic" continued here...

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


"Industrial Machinery Mechanic"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-I-C        SOC:  49-9041.00


 

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