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3.5 Working with Tools and Technology

Selecting, using, and maintaining tools and technology to facilitate work activity.

  • 3.5.1 Selecting and Using Tools
    • Identifies, selects, and applies appropriate tools or technological solutions to frequently encountered problems
    • Carefully considers which tools or technological solutions are appropriate for a given job, and consistently chooses the best tool or technological solution for the problem at hand
    • Demonstrates appropriate use of tools and technology to complete work functions
    • Uses tool, equipment, and machinery safely and appropriately
  • 3.5.2 Keeping Current
    • Demonstrates an interest in learning about new and emerging tools and technologies
    • Seeks out opportunities to improve knowledge of tools and technologies that may assist in streamlining work and improving productivity
    • Adapts quickly to changes in process or technology
    • Accepts help from others
  • 3.5.3 Troubleshooting
    • Learns how to maintain and troubleshoot tools and technologies
    • Performs routine maintenance on tools, technology, and equipment
    • Determines causes of operating errors and decides what to do about it
    • Troubleshoots maintenance problems in accordance with established procedures
    • Develops alternatives to complete a task if desired tool/technology is unavailable