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Summary Job Description Education Skills, Abilities and Interests More Information
Skills, Abilities & Interests

Interest Area
InvestigativeInvolves working with ideas and requires an extensive amount of thinking.

Work Values
AchievementGet a feeling of accomplishment.
Ability UtilizationMake use of individual abilities.
AutonomyPlan work with little supervision.

Skills
Critical ThinkingUse logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches.
Quality Control AnalysisConduct tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Active ListeningListen to what other people are saying and ask questions as appropriate.
WritingCommunicate effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience.
Equipment SelectionDetermine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Active LearningWork with new material or information to grasp its implications.
Reading ComprehensionUnderstand written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
SpeakingTalk to others to effectively convey information.
ScienceUse scientific methods to solve problems.

Abilities
Oral ExpressionAble to convey information and ideas through speech in ways that others will understand.
Deductive ReasoningAble to apply general rules to specific problems to come up with logical answers, including deciding whether an answer makes sense.
Problem SensitivityAble to tell when something is wrong or likely to go wrong. This doesn't involve solving the problem, just recognizing that there is a problem.
Near VisionAble to see details of objects at a close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Speech ClarityAble to speak clearly so listeners understand.
Information OrderingAble to correctly follow rules for arranging things or actions in a certain order, including numbers, words, pictures, procedures, and logical operations.
Inductive ReasoningAble to combine separate pieces of information, or specific answers to problems, to form general rules or conclusions. This includes coming up with a logical explanation for why seemingly unrelated events occur together.
Written ExpressionAble to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Oral ComprehensionAble to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.