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Grade: All Grades
* 1.Which of the following best describes your ability to meet the physical requirements of the position?
  1. I have the ability to stand, bend, stoop, and lift materials, equipment, and machinery in the 20-60 pound range with occasional lifting and carrying of items exceeding 60 pounds.
  2. I do not have the ability to stand, bend, stoop, and lift materials, equipment, and machinery in the 20-60 pound range with occasional lifting and carrying of items exceeding 60 pounds.


* 2.Which of the following best describes your ability to read printed material the size of typewritten characters?
  1. I have the ability to read, without strain, printed material the size of typewritten characters (glasses or contact lenses permitted).
  2. I do not have the ability to read, without strain, printed material the size of typewritten characters (glasses or contact lenses permitted).


* 3.Which of the following best describes your ability to hear conversational voice?
  1. I have the ability to hear conversational voice (with or without hearing aid).
  2. I do not have the ability to hear conversational voice (with or without hearing aid).


* 4.Select the statement that most closely indicates your level of ability.
  1. I can listen to a description of what is wanted and then go ahead and build that item without a drawing or specifications.
  2. I can read blueprints and drawings and build what is required.
  3. I can read step-by-step assembly instructions and put things together successfully.
  4. I have no experience reading blueprints, sketches or assembly instructions.


* 5.Select all of the following for which you have used and maintained the tool and equipment.
  1. Hand saws
  2. Routers
  3. Bench saws
  4. Levels
  5. Chain saws
  6. Circular saws
  7. Band saws
  8. Crosscut saws
  9. Sanders
  10. Wrenches
  11. Hammers
  12. Planes
  13. Chisels
  14. Concrete drills
  15. Squares
  16. Gasoline engines
  17. Welders
  18. Drill presses
  19. Propane torches
  20. Electric motors
  21. Screwdrivers
  22. Pumps
  23. Pliers
  24. Wirecutters
  25. None of the above


* 6.Of the items selected above, was the majority of knowledge/experience gained in a commercial/industrial setting?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 7.Select the following with which you have knowledge of and/or experience using.
  1. Tape measures
  2. Calipers
  3. Voltage meters
  4. Recording ammeters
  5. Levels
  6. Squares


* 8.Of the items selected above, was the majority of knowledge/experience gained in a commercial/industrial setting?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 9.Please select all of the following for which you have assembled, installed or repaired the related items as part of a regular job, and for which you have a variety of experience and knowledge of assembly, repair or installation work.
  1. Equipment assembly
  2. Furniture assembly
  3. Partition or wall installation
  4. Electrical installation
  5. Building repair
  6. Furniture repair
  7. Equipment repair


* 10.Of the items selected above, was the majority of knowledge/experience gained in a commercial/industrial setting?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 11.Choose all of the following with which you have some familiarity or are very familiar with.
  1. Electrical materials (wire, conduit, connectors, fittings, etc.)
  2. Plumbing materials (pipes, couplings, valves, etc.)
  3. Wood used for building
  4. Blocks, bricks, and other masonry supplies
  5. Wood used for fine finish
  6. Lubricants
  7. Concrete mixes
  8. Carpet and vinyl tile and adhesives
  9. Grouts
  10. Paints, thinners, varnishes, etc.
  11. Wall construction materials (metal studs, drywall, drywall screws, clips, fasteners, etc.)
  12. None of the above


* 12.Of the items selected above, was the majority of knowledge/experience gained in a commercial/industrial setting?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 13.Please select all of the following for which you have general knowledge of the technical practices of this trade, either gained through experience as a helper performing the trade/craft on a recurring basis, or gained through independently performing the trade/craft on a recurring basis.
  1. Carpentry
  2. Plumbing
  3. Painting
  4. Electrical
  5. Masonry
  6. Carpet laying
  7. Equipment maintenance
  8. Welding
  9. Sheet Metal


* 14.Of the items selected above, was the majority of knowledge/experience gained in a commercial/industrial setting?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 15.Which of the following duties have you performed without more than normal supervision?
  1. Carpentry
  2. Electrical
  3. Equipment Maintenance
  4. Plumbing
  5. Painting
  6. Carpeting
  7. Masonry
  8. None of the above


* 16.Of the items selected above, was the majority of knowledge/experience gained in a commercial/industrial setting?
  1. Yes
  2. No






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