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* 1.Which of the following best describes your highest level of experience establishing and planning priorities and logistics for projects/assignments.
  1. I know little or nothing about this task.
  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 best describes your highest level of experience developing performance plans for subordinates, evaluating individuals on attainment of performance standards and objectives, and counseling employees on methods to improve their job performance.
  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 providing information and advice to higher-level supervisors, management, or staff organizations concerning work schedules, budget estimates, and workload data?
  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 of the following statements best describes your experience shifting assignments, balancing workload among groups, and taking other corrective action to achieve the most effective work operation?
  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.


* 5.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in preparing reports and work specifications?
  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 ensuring that tools are properly secured and accounted for after each use?
  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.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in work execution which includes planning, scheduling, manpower and material requirements, time, cost, and quality control, and overall supervision of projects and work assignments?
  1. I know little or nothing about this.
  2. I have the ability but have not yet performed 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.


* 8.WS-11 Which answer best describes your ability to do the work of a Maintenance Mechanic Supervisor:
  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 inputting, managing, and tracking maintenance work orders in a Facility Management database system (i.e. MAXIMO)?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 10.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in shore construction and maintenance, including, but not limited to, carpentry, electrical, air conditioning and refrigeration and plumbing?
  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 reviewing contract requirements and developing work plans or inspecting work products for compliance with contract specifications?
  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 statements best describes your experience/knowledge of common trade codes - Life Safety, building, plumbing, electrical, etc?
  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.


* 13.From the list below select those areas that you have perfromed at the journeyman level:
  1. Electrical
  2. HVAC
  3. Heating and Refrigeration
  4. Plumbing
  5. Interior Carpentry
  6. Roofing and Siding
  7. Masonry
  8. None of the Above.


* 14.From the list below select all areas you have had experience in leading, managing, or training subordinates in:
  1. Electrical
  2. Plumbing
  3. HVAC
  4. Refrigeration
  5. Grounds Maintenance
  6. Structural Maintenance
  7. Paiint and Protective Coatings
  8. Utility Distribution Systems
  9. Welding and Metal Work
  10. Heavy Equipment
  11. Carpentry
  12. None of the above






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