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Job Description - Part 3 - Skills Required

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Skills Needed for: "Plumber"

1) 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.

2) Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.

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

4) Repairing -- Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.

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

6) Installation -- Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.

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

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

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

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

11) Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

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

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

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

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

16) Service Orientation -- Actively looking for ways to help people.

17) Instructing -- Teaching others how to do something.

18) Equipment Maintenance -- Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

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

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

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

22) Systems Analysis -- Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

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

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

25) Management of Personnel Resources -- Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

26) Social Perceptiveness -- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

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

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

29) Systems Evaluation -- Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

30) Operation and Control -- Controlling operations of equipment or systems.

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

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

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

Job Description for "Plumber" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

"Plumber"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-E-C        SOC:  47-2152.02


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