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Technical Skills

Technical skills are the developed capacities used to design, set-up, operate, and correct malfunctions involving application of machines or technological systems (O*NET). They involve a variety of areas including:

  • Equipment Maintenance: Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed (O*NET)  
  • Equipment Selection: Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job (O*NET)  
  • Installation: Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications (O*NET)  
  • Operation and Control: Controlling operations of equipment or systems (O*NET)  
  • Operation Monitoring: Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly (O*NET)  
  • Operations Analysis: Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design (O*NET)  
  • Programming: Writing computer programs for various purposes (O*NET)
  • Quality Control Analysis: Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance (O*NET)  
  • Repairing: Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools (O*NET)  
  • Technology Design: Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs (O*NET)  
  • Troubleshooting: Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it (O*NET)  

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