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"Mechanical Engineering Technician"
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: "Mechanical Engineering Technician"

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


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


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


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


5) 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.


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


7) 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).


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


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


10) 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.


11) Written Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.


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12) Mathematical Reasoning -- The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.


13) Flexibility of Closure -- The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.


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


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


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


17) 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.


18) 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.


19) Speech Recognition -- The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.


Job Description for "Mechanical Engineering Technician" continued here...

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


"Mechanical Engineering Technician"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-I-C        SOC:  17-3027.00


 

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