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"Mechanical 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: "Mechanical Engineer"

1) Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.


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


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


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


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


6) 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.


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


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


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


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


11) Operations Analysis -- Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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


"Mechanical Engineer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-I-C        SOC:  17-2141.00


 

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