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"Mechanical Inspector"
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 Inspector"

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


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


3) 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.


4) 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.


5) Number Facility -- The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.


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


7) 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.


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


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) 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).


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12) Category Flexibility -- The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.


13) Far Vision -- The ability to see details at a distance.


14) Speed of Closure -- The ability to quickly make sense of, combine, and organize information into meaningful patterns.


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


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


17) Memorization -- The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.


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


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


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


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


22) 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.


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


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

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


"Mechanical Inspector"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  51-9061.02


 

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