Mechanical Talent

Use Your Power Traits™

If you have a Mechanical Talent you might be good at the following:

  • fixing things
  • running machines
  • taking things apart
  • building or inventing
  • putting things together
  • figuring out how things work
  • taking care of cars, computers  or appliances
  • being the handy-person—the one who can repair anything!

Student-Centered Learning

Use your Mechanical Talent to help you understand and remember:

  • Use models, build, draw, take things apart.
  • Use of charts or diagrams or draw your own.
  • Do “hands-on” activities as much as possible.
  • Use techniques that work for your Disposition and Modality.

Choice of Assignments

  • Do demonstration and projects.
  • Build something related to the topic
  • Construct a math model.
  • Show how an electric circuit works.
  • Make charts or diagrams to help with verbal presentations and written reports.

Link to interactive PREZI: Mechanical Talent Student-Centered Learning

Career Opportunities

Potential Career Opportunities for those with Mechanical Reasoning Talent

  • builder
  • plumber
  • designer
  • contractor
  • engineer
  • mechanic
  • electrician
  • machinery operator
  • technical support / repair computer technician
  • special effects engineer

Your Talents interact with your Dispositions to create combinations that are well suited for different careers.  Here are a few examples:

Mechanical Talent - Disposition Potential Careers

Learn More

If you have taken the Self-Portrait™ power traits assessment use the website to help you understand and use your Power Traits for Life™.

Use the top navigation bar to find pages that correspond to your top Dispositions, Talents, Modalities, Interests and preferred Environment. You can also use the “search” field at the top right of the screen to learn more about how to leverage your strengths.

Support Student-Centered Learning

To learn more about how to use the Self-Portrait™ power traits assessment as a fundraising tool for your organization, click here.