Soldering Machine Operators

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Soldering Machine Operators

Soldering Machine Operators - Skills and Abilities

Welding and soldering machine operators need to:


  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand.
  • Understand spoken information.
  • Listen to others and ask questions.

Reason and Problem Solve

  • Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • Follow guidelines to arrange objects or actions in a certain order.
  • Analyze ideas and use logic to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Develop rules that group items in various ways.
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  • Use reasoning to discover answers to problems.
  • Recognize the nature of a problem.
  • Combine several pieces of information and draw conclusions.
  • Concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task.

Manage Oneself, People, Time, and Things

  • Check how well one is learning or doing something.

Work with Things

  • Watch gauges, dials, and output to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Operate and control equipment.

Perceive and Visualize

  • Imagine how something will look if it is moved around or its parts are rearranged.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.