Manufacturing Skilled Maintenance Worker

For entry-level positions to measure the behaviors and experiences that underlie successful and safe performance in the workplace.

Description

The Manufacturing Skilled Maintenance solution is designed for entry-level positions to measure the behaviors and experiences that underlie successful and safe performance in the workplace. This solution measures a candidate’s mechanical comprehension abilities and general tendency to behave safely and efficiently in the workplace. This solution uses a variety of assessment types including measures of personality traits, safety-related situational judgment, and mechanical comprehension. The Manufacturing Skilled Maintenance solution is designed for selection to job titles, such as: Industrial Machinery Mechanic, Automotive Service Technician, Small Engine Mechanic, Mobile Equipment Service Technician, and Diesel Service Technician.

Job Family/Title: Entry-Level
Average Testing Time (minutes): 45 minutes
Number of Sittings: One
Designed for Unproctored Environment: Yes
Question Format: Multiple Choice – Adaptive
Product Category: Manufacturing

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies Measured

Safety Judgment: This component measures the tendency to make good judgments about how to safely and efficiently perform job duties in environments that may be unpredictable or dangerous. This type of judgment is characterized by making good decisions regarding the priority of safely performing job duties, advocating safe work practices, and using sound judgment about what to do in unsafe situations.

Attention to Detail: This component measures the tendency to be exacting and precise. This is a trait characterized by a desire for accuracy, neatness, thoroughness, and completeness; the ability to spot minor imperfections or errors; and a meticulous approach to performing tasks.

Mechanical Comprehension: This component measures the ability to understand mechanical concepts. It provides an indication of how an individual will perform when asked to perform tasks that require the general understanding of mechanical principles such as leverage, weight and balance, rotation of shapes, gears and pulleys, fluid hydraulics, volume, temperature and pressure. This form of reasoning facilitates operation, trouble-shooting and repair of a broad range of machinery and production processes.

Achievement: This component measures the tendency to set and accomplish challenging goals while persisting in the face of significant obstacles. This trait is characterized by working hard, taking satisfaction and pride in producing high quality work, and being competitive.

Safety Orientation: This component measures the work history, personal experiences, and achievements related to occupational success in industries and jobs that focus on safety. This is characterized by scores derived from responses regarding safety training, adherence to rules and procedures, and other personal and professional experiences.

Responsibility: This measures the tendency to be reliable and dependable. This trait is characterized by a willingness to behave in expected and agreed upon ways; following through on assignments and commitments; keeping promises; and accepting the consequences of one’s own actions.

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