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"Railroad Yard Worker"
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: "Railroad Yard Worker"

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


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


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


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


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


6) 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).


7) Response Orientation -- The ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part.


8) Gross Body Equilibrium -- The ability to keep or regain your body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position.


9) 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.


10) 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.


11) Static Strength -- The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.


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Job Description for "Railroad Yard Worker" continued here...

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


"Railroad Yard Worker"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-I        SOC:  53-4021.02


 

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