The development of professionally important qualities of an engineer

Lead Author Nadezhda, Nikitina
Institution Contact Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov
Co-Authors Proffesor N.N. Simonova Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov
Theme Theme 4: Building Long-term Human Capacity
Session Name 4.5 Work and workers in the Arctic
Presentation Type Poster
Abstract text Nowadays paid great attention to the oil and gas industry, as it is the main type of energy.
The majority of oil and gas fields are located in the Far North, it is the area of extreme climatic conditions, work in which is very difficult and risky.
Engineers need to possess a wide range of skills to succeed in this industry.
Specificity of engineering activity requires the presence of certain professionally important qualities of the person.
Professionally important qualities include individually-psychological and personal qualities of a specialist, which are necessary for the implementation of a productive activity.
JA Korneyeva wrote in her researchs about the necessary professional qualities of engineer, among which are listed: moderate introversion, rationalistic, high level of self-control behavior, especially in interpersonal relationships and in health-disease; high emotionality in the field of intellectual, emotional stability.
Identification of professionally important qualities enables you to build a professional model professional, reveal features of engineering activities that are important for understanding the specifics of preparing for it.
We designed the training program for beginners to experts - students of Oil and Gas Institute. The purpose of this program is the identification and development of professionally important qualities that are necessary for the successful implementation of the future work of the future engineers.
The exercises were aimed at the development of abstract thinking, attention, training actions in a situation of conflict, as well as self-regulation skills training, the development of communicative qualities, organizational qualities, work with the ability to plan the work, provide precise control, stress resistance.
This event has given to the participants a confidence in their success, as students understood what qualities need to develop as to be more competitive and more successful in the future.
For us, the criterion for the success of this event will be a successful execution of work duties and professionalism of the participants of our program. This work has been very effective, and then, in the future, we are planing to continue to hold such events.