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YOUR RESPONSE TO THE FOLLOWING BASIC QUALIFICATION QUESTION(S) 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-10 Which answer best describes your ability to do the work of a maintenance mechanic?
  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.


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.

* 2.Have you held a journeyman level position in the past?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Which of the following best describes your ability to lead a workforce to accomplish trades and labor work.
  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 at the journeyman level to lead other journeyman level workers while being closely supervised.
  4. I have independently supervised but have not supervised through subordinate work leaders.
  5. I have supervised through subordinate work leaders and I am called on to handle unusually difficult projects.


* 4.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in shore and waterfront construction and maintenance, including, but not limited to, carpentry, electrical, HVAC and plumbing?
  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.


* 5.Which of the following statements best describes your experience performing routine repair and maintenance tasks?
  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.


* 6.From the list below select those areas in which you have personally performed work:
  1. Electrical
  2. HVAC
  3. Heating and Refrigeration
  4. Plumbing
  5. Interior Carpentry
  6. Roofing and Siding
  7. Masonry
  8. None of the Above.


* 7.From the list below select those areas that you have performed at the journeyman level:
  1. Roofing
  2. Masonry
  3. Painting
  4. Plumbing
  5. Carpentry
  6. Air Conditioning
  7. None of the above


* 8.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in planning, laying out, setting up and carrying through all operations to complete jobs considered difficult in the trade?
  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 brushes and rollers to apply paint and finishes where appearance is not as important as protecting the surface?
  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 selecting the proper tools to use for each job?
  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 measuring, cutting and constructing or repairing framework, doors and paneling?
  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.


* 12.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in selecting materials and methods to use in constructing or repairing framework, doors and paneling, so that work is performed on time and according to accepted trade standards?
  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.


* 13.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in reading and interpreting blueprints, manuals and schematics?
  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.


* 14.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.


* 15.Which of the following best describes your experience repairing brick and cement block walls?
  1. I know little or nothing about this.
  2. I have had study or training in this, but no actual experience.
  3. I have used my knowledge or ability, but have been closely supervised.
  4. I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
  5. I am consulted by others in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.


* 16.Which of the following best describes your experience repairing concrete walks?
  1. I know little or nothing about this.
  2. I have had study or training in this, but no actual experience.
  3. I have used my knowledge or ability, but have been closely supervised.
  4. I have used my knowledge or ability on my own, under normal supervision.
  5. I am consulted by others in difficult situations, or I am called on to do unusually difficult jobs.


* 17.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in shore and waterfront construction and maintenance, including, but not limited to, carpentry, electrical, air conditioning and refrigeration and plumbing.
  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.


* 18.Do you possess an EPA Technician Certification for Refrigeration?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 19.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in measuring, cutting, bending and threading pipes?
  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.






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