Reads and comprehends written material.
Communicates in writing.
Performs basic math computations.
Interprets verbal messages.
Recognizes the their role as a DOT employee.
Recognizes the organizational structure of the DOT.
Interprets the DOT Policy and Procedures, standards, I.M.s, etc.
Practices equal opportunity and affirmative action.
Demonstrates a positive attitude and good work habits.
Practices basic time management.
Practices stress management.
Demonstrates the fundamental of continuous quality improvement.
Demonstrates high standards of integrity.
Demonstrates problem solving process.
Demonstrates social skills.
Recognizes what constitutes sexual harassment.
Recognizes employee rights.
Recognizes discriminatory communications and behaviors.
Recognizes the value of cultural, ethnic, gender, and other differences.
Practices a team process, works as a team member or team leader.
Practices customer service.
Demonstrates Internet/Intranet use.
Demonstrates basic keyboarding and computer use.
Recognizes the use of the DOT LAN.
Recognizes Outlook and its use.
Recognizes Microsoft applications.
Demonstrates advanced skills on the hardware and software used in the materials laboratory.
Interprets the procedures and policies related to the Laboratory Chemical Hygiene Plan.
Interprets reporting procedures for personal injury and vehicle accidents.
Recognizes their right of information concerning their work environment.
Demonstrates proper safety procedures when working on equipment.
Uses proper protective equipment and clothing when necessary.
Practices proper lifting techniques, fall protection, etc.
Demonstrates proper storage of flammables and fire safety.
Interprets Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
Demonstrates ability to manage emergency situations.
Properly handles exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
Interprets equipment instruction manuals.
Practices proper safety procedures when using equipment.
Properly uses and maintains all hand and power tools used in the section.
Operates the metal lathes, vertical and horizontal milling machines, vertical and horizontal band saws, surface grinders, drill press, precision measuring tools, and welders.
Follows proper operation and calibration procedures for testing equipment, especially the Freeze and Thaw units.
Performs basic electronic equipment wiring and repair.
Nuclear Gauge Repair and Operation
Handles and operates the nuclear gauge properly.
Recognizes the proper procedures for leak testing and minor repairs.
Practices proper calibration procedures for gauges.