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"Operating Engineer and Other Construction Equipment Operator"
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: "Operating Engineer and Other Construction Equipment Operator"

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


2) 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.


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


4) 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.


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


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


7) 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.


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


9) 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.


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


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


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12) 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.


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


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


15) 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.


16) Reaction Time -- The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.


Job Description for "Operating Engineer and Other Construction Equipment Operator" continued here...

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


"Operating Engineer and Other Construction Equipment Operator"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  47-2073.00


 

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