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Working with Tools and Technology

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

  • Selection & Application
    • Identify, select, and apply tools or technological solutions appropriate to the task at hand
    • Identify potential hazards related to the use of tools and equipment
    • Operate tools and equipment in accordance with established operating procedures and safety standards
    • Use information technology and computer applications as it supports the gathering, storage, manipulation, and transfer of data and information
  • Keeping Current
    • Demonstrate an interest in learning about new and emerging tools and technologies
    • Identify sources of information concerning state-of-the-art tools, equipment, materials, technologies, and methodologies
    • Seek out opportunities to improve knowledge of tools and technologies that may assist in streamlining work and improving productivity
  • Maintenance
    • Perform routine maintenance on tools, technology, and equipment
    • Determine causes of operating errors and decide what to do about it
    • Troubleshoot maintenance problems in accordance with established procedures