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"Truck Driver, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer"
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: "Truck Driver, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer"

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


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


3) 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.


4) 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.


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


6) 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.


7) 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.


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


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) Spatial Orientation -- The ability to know your location in relation to the environment or to know where other objects are in relation to you.


11) 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.


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


13) 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).


14) Peripheral Vision -- The ability to see objects or movement of objects to one's side when the eyes are looking ahead.


15) Hearing Sensitivity -- The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.


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


17) Night Vision -- The ability to see under low light conditions.


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


19) 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.


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


Job Description for "Truck Driver, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer" continued here...

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


"Truck Driver, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  53-3032.00


 

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