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YOUR RESPONSES TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME. FAILURE TO SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER(S) IN YOUR RESUME MAY IMPACT YOU OR ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.

* 1.WG-8 Which answer best decribes your ability to do the work of a maintenance worker?
  1. I know little or nothing about this.
  2. I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have used my knowledge or ability at the apprentice level, and have been closely supervised.
  4. I have independently used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
  5. I am consulted by other journeymen in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.


* 2.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in making repairs by removing, cleaning, replacing, packing and sealing defective parts of domestic water, irrigation, and sewer systems?
  1. I know little or nothing about this.
  2. I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have used my knowledge or ability at the apprentice level, and have been closely supervised.
  4. I have independently used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
  5. I am consulted by other journeymen in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.


* 3.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in completing assignments from approved work requests, service orders, instructions, and sketches that provide specific information on the work to be done, as well as the type of repairs to be made and the materials that will be needed.?
  1. I know little or nothing about this.
  2. I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have used my knowledge or ability at the apprentice level, and have been closely supervised.
  4. I have independently used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
  5. I am consulted by other journeymen in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.


* 4.Which answer best describes your ability to do the work of a plumber:
  1. I know little or nothing about this.
  2. I have education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I perform plumbing related tasks at the "Helper" level
  4. I perform plumbing related tasks at the "Limited Mechanic" level.
  5. I perform plumbing related tasks at the "Mechanic" level.


* 5.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in installing new circuits, distribution panels, transformers, lighting and power systems?
  1. I know little or nothing about this.
  2. I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have used my knowledge or ability at the apprentice level, and have been closely supervised.
  4. I have independently used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
  5. I am consulted by other journeymen in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.


* 6.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in installing, modifying, repairing, loading and testing systems, circuits, equipment and controls with little or no supervision during the progress or completion of work?
  1. I know little or nothing about this.
  2. I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have used my knowledge or ability at the apprentice level, and have been closely supervised.
  4. I have independently used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
  5. I am consulted by other journeymen in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.


* 7.From the list of electrical equipment below, select those which you have had experience repairing:
  1. Armored cable splicing equipment
  2. Insulation resistance test sets
  3. Time domain reflectometer TDR test sets
  4. High voltage (armored) power cables
  5. Underwater and buried power cable systems
  6. Circuit breakers
  7. Fuse panels
  8. Transformers
  9. Interior and exterior lighting equipment
  10. None of the above.


* 8.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in determining the amount and type of supplies and materials needed to perform painting related work assignments on various types of marine craft and vessels?
  1. I know little or nothing about this.
  2. I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have used my knowledge or ability at the apprentice level, and have been closely supervised.
  4. I have independently used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
  5. I am consulted by other journeymen in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.


* 9.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in using manuals, work orders and other written instructions to determine the types of materials to apply, and how to apply them properly?
  1. I know little or nothing about this.
  2. I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have used my knowledge or ability at the apprentice level, and have been closely supervised.
  4. I have independently used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
  5. I am consulted by other journeymen in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.


* 10.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in using paint rollers and various types and widths of paint brushes, making sure to select the most appropriate type of brush to use for the situation (i.e., painting metal, masonry, wood, plaster)?
  1. I know little or nothing about this.
  2. I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have used my knowledge or ability at the apprentice level, and have been closely supervised.
  4. I have independently used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
  5. I am consulted by other journeymen in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.


* 11.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in using drawings, descriptions and layouts to place and assemble equipment?
  1. I know little or nothing about this.
  2. I have had education or training in how to perform this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have used my knowledge or ability at the apprentice level, and have been closely supervised.
  4. I have independently used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
  5. I am consulted by other journeymen in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.


* 12.Which of the following hand tools and equipment do you have experience using?
  1. Brushes
  2. Rollers
  3. Spray Guns
  4. Trowels
  5. Forklifts
  6. Straight Edges
  7. Plumbing Torch
  8. Iron Worker
  9. Bobcat
  10. None of the above


* 13.Which of the following statements best describes your experience troubleshooting and repairing electrical equipment (operating system for breaker) associated with high voltage electrical equipment?
  1. I know little or nothing about this task.
  2. I have had education or training in this task, but no actual experience performing it on the job.
  3. I have used my knowledge or ability as a trainee or apprentice, being closely supervised.
  4. I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision to regularly perform this task.
  5. I am consulted by others in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs related to this task.


* 14.From the list below select those areas that you have performed at the journeyman level:
  1. HVAC
  2. Refrigeration
  3. Plumbing
  4. Interior carpentry
  5. Roofing and siding
  6. Masonry Painting (interior/exterior)
  7. Heavy equipment operations
  8. None of the above


* 15.Applicants to this position must be able to effectively communicate (orally and written) in both Spanish and English. Do you read, write, and speak Spanish and English fluently?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 16.Which of the following statements best describes your experience planning, managing and developing requirements for facilities maintenance to include preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance and minor alteration and improvements of facilities, structures and grounds?
  1. I know little or nothing about this task.
  2. I have had education or training in this task, but no actual experience performing it on the job.
  3. I have used my knowledge or ability as a trainee or apprentice, being closely supervised.
  4. I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision to regularly perform this task.
  5. I am consulted by others in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs related to this task.


* 17.From the list below select those areas that you have performed at the journeyman level:
  1. Windows and Doors
  2. Masonry (Including ceramic tiles)
  3. Waterproofing
  4. Interior and Exterior carpentry
  5. Roofing and siding
  6. Painting (interior/exterior)
  7. Heavy equipment operations
  8. none of the above






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