Abilities You'll Need
Concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
Generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
Listen or read and understand the information and ideas presented.
Coordinate multiple limbs to complete a task. Also, quickly react to situations.
Combine personal soft-skills such as being polite, listening, respecting authority, etc., to properly function in a professional environment.
Communicate information and ideas through written and spoken word so others will understand.
Make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, or assemble very small objects while keeping your hand and arm steady.
Choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
Develop creative ways to solve problems.
Recognize when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
Combine the necessary skills and information to produce a solution.
Combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions as well as apply those rules to make decisions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Knowledge You'll Gain
Computers and Electronics
Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
Engineering and Technology
Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Production and Processing
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.