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"Locomotive Engineer"
Job Description - Part 3 - Skills Required

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

Skills Needed for: "Locomotive Engineer"

1) Operation and Control -- Controlling operations of equipment or systems.


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


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


4) 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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Job Description for "Locomotive Engineer" continued here...

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


"Locomotive Engineer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-I        SOC:  53-4011.00


 

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