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8 U.S. Jobs That Require Strong Flexibility, Balance, and Coordination Abilities

by Ethan Jones
Monday, April 20, 2015




Flexibility, balance, and coordination  abilities have been described as that group of abilities related to the control of gross body movements. Flexibility, balance, and coordination abilities consists of the following:

  • Extent Flexibility: The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
  • Dynamic Flexibility: The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.
  • Gross Body Coordination: The ability to coordinate the movement of your arms, legs, and torso together when the whole body is in motion.
  • Gross Body Equilibrium: The ability to keep or regain your body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position.

The following jobs are suited for people with strong flexibility, balance, and coordination abilities.

Dancers
Dancers perform dances. They may also perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for video recording. Other abilities that strongly feature for this occupation include control movement, endurance and physical strength abilities.
Minimum Educational Requirement: Less than a High School Diploma

Choreographers
Choreographers create new dance routines. Rehearse performance of routines. They may also direct and stage presentations. Other abilities that strongly feature for this occupation include idea generation and reasoning and verbal abilities.
Median Annual Salary: $37,660 Minimum Educational Requirement: Less than a High School Diploma

Structural iron and steel workers
Structural iron and steel workers raise, place, and unite iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural members to form completed structures or structural frameworks. They may also erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings. Other abilities that strongly feature for this occupation include control movement, fine manipulative and physical strength abilities.
Median Annual Salary: $44,540 Minimum Educational Requirement: Less than a High School Diploma

Derrick operators, oil and gas
Derrick operators, oil and gas rig derrick equipment and operate pumps to circulate mud through drill hole. Other abilities that strongly feature for this occupation include abilities.
Median Annual Salary: $43,470 Minimum Educational Requirement: Less than a High School Diploma

Roof bolters, mining
Roof bolters, mining operate machinery to install roof support bolts in underground mine. Other abilities that strongly feature for this occupation include control movement and reaction time and speed abilities.
Median Annual Salary: $49,850 Minimum Educational Requirement: Less than a High School Diploma

Rail car repairers
Rail car repairers diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul railroad rolling stock, mine cars, or mass transit rail cars. Other abilities that strongly feature for this occupation include abilities.
Median Annual Salary: $47,410 Minimum Educational Requirement: Less than a High School Diploma

Mobile heavy equipment mechanics
Mobile heavy equipment mechanics diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, and conveyors, used in construction, logging, and surface mining. Other abilities that strongly feature for this occupation include control movement and spatial abilities.
Median Annual Salary: $44,830 Minimum Educational Requirement: Less than a High School Diploma

Recreational vehicle service technicians
Recreational vehicle service technicians diagnose, inspect, adjust, repair, or overhaul recreational vehicles including travel trailers. They may also specialize in maintaining gas, electrical, hydraulic, plumbing, or chassis/towing systems as well as repairing generators, appliances, and interior components. Includes workers who perform customized van conversions. Other abilities that strongly feature for this occupation include abilities.
Median Annual Salary: $32,570 Minimum Educational Requirement: Less than a High School Diploma
 

Source: O*NET

Source: O*NET

Source: O*NET

Source: O*NET

Source: O*NET

Source: O*NET