Abilities You'll Need
Concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
Attention to Detail
Recognize and be aware of small details that relate to the larger task-at-hand.
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.
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
Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
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.
Public Safety and Security
Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.