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"Nuclear Engineer"
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: "Nuclear Engineer"

1) 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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


10) 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).


11) 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.


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12) 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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


19) Originality -- The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.


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

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


"Nuclear Engineer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-R-C        SOC:  17-2161.00


 

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