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"Petroleum 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: "Petroleum Engineer"

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


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


3) 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.


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


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


6) Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.


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


8) Troubleshooting -- Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.


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


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


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


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12) Management of Financial Resources -- Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.


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


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


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


16) Persuasion -- Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.


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


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


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


20) Operation Monitoring -- Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.


21) Technology Design -- Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.


22) Management of Material Resources -- Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.


23) Learning Strategies -- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.


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

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


"Petroleum Engineer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-I-E        SOC:  17-2171.00


 

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