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"Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic"
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: "Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic"

1) 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.


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


4) Multilimb Coordination -- The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.


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


6) 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.


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


8) Rate Control -- The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.


9) 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.


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


11) 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.


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


13) 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.


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


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


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


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


Job Description for "Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic" continued here...

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


"Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  51-4072.00


 

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