Computer User Support Specialists


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Computer User Support Specialists

Computer User Support Specialists - Physical Demands

Computer user support specialists frequently:

  • Sit for long periods of time.

It is important for computer user support specialists to be able to:

  • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away.
  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand.
  • Understand the speech of another person.
  • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects.

It is not as important, but still necessary, for computer user support specialists to be able to:

  • Hold the arm and hand in one position or hold the hand steady while moving the arm.
  • See details of objects that are more than a few feet away.
  • See differences between colors, shades, and brightness.
  • Use one or two hands to grasp, move, or assemble objects.
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  • Make quick, precise adjustments to machine controls.
  • Use muscles to lift, push, pull, or carry heavy objects.
  • Use stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for long periods without getting tired.
  • Bend, stretch, twist, or reach out.
  • Coordinate movement of several parts of the body, such as arms and legs, while the body is moving.
  • Be physically active for long periods without getting tired or out of breath.
  • Focus on one source of sound and ignore others.
  • Move two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while remaining in place.
  • Make fast, repeated movements of fingers, hands, and wrists.
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