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"Rail Yard Engineer, Dinkey Operator, and Hostler"
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: "Rail Yard Engineer, Dinkey Operator, and Hostler"

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


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


3) 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.


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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Job Description for "Rail Yard Engineer, Dinkey Operator, and Hostler" continued here...

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


"Rail Yard Engineer, Dinkey Operator, and Hostler"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  53-4013.00


 

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