Aptitude: Mental, Perceptual, Sensory/Physical

M-Manual Dexterity in Routine 'Workbench' Activities: Emphasis is on routine handwork at a work `station' where an individual processes something. Activity can be assembly, disassembly, repair, troubleshooting, assembly line processing, etc. Eye-hand coordination is the central activity. Conscious mental activity may or may not be involved.

Routine handwork at a fixed work 'station' where an individual processes something..

High motivation indicates a well defined ability to work for long periods of time in a routine activity dependent on hand-eye coordination. Other trait areas should be reviewed to support this trait if it is a requirement of the job. Those areas could be: routine, change and variety, people, things. These areas should support a high motivation. These skills would tend to be in the physical areas; assembly disassembly, repairs, assembly line processing, etc. Conscious mental activity may or may not be involved.
Moderate motivation indicates a good hand-eye coordination and ability to perform repetitive tasks for a given period of time. Showing good physical talent but limited to hand-eye coordination. Conscious mental activity may or may not be involved.
Low motivation indicates that this person does not have a highly developed ability to perform a coordinated task for prolonged periods of time at a fixed station. Individuals can poses a higher degree of hand-eye coordination, but that ability is short in duration and will be driven by a need to succeed or a need to accomplish another task. This individual will require a strong mental orientation to remain focused on the task at hand.