Mechanics, Motorcycle


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Mechanics, Motorcycle

Mechanics, Motorcycle - Skills and Abilities

Motorcycle mechanics need to:

Communicate

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

Reason and Problem Solve

  • Use reasoning to discover answers to problems.
  • Combine several pieces of information and draw conclusions.
  • Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • Recognize the nature of a problem.
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  • Analyze ideas and use logic to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task.
  • Follow guidelines to arrange objects or actions in a certain order.
  • Think of original, unusual, or creative ways to solve problems.
  • Judge the costs and benefits of a possible action.
  • Think of new ideas about a topic.
  • Understand new information or materials by studying and working with them.

Manage Oneself, People, Time, and Things

  • Check how well one is learning or doing something.
  • Manage the time of self and others.

Work with People

  • Look for ways to help people.

Work with Things

  • Repair machines or systems.
  • Determine the causes of technical problems and find solutions for them.
  • Maintain equipment on a routine basis. Determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Inspect and evaluate the quality of products.
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  • Watch gauges, dials, and output to make sure a machine is working properly.

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.