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"Woodworking Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender, Except Sawing"
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: "Woodworking Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender, Except Sawing"

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


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


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


4) 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.


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


6) 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.


7) 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.


8) Auditory Attention -- The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds.


9) Trunk Strength -- The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.


10) 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.


11) Speech Clarity -- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.


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


13) 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.


14) 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.


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


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


17) Flexibility of Closure -- The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.


18) Perceptual Speed -- The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.


19) Visualization -- The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.


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


21) 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).


22) Finger Dexterity -- The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.


23) Extent Flexibility -- The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.


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


Job Description for "Woodworking Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender, Except Sawing" continued here...

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


"Woodworking Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender, Except Sawing"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  51-7042.00


 

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