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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.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in project management which includes estimation, scheduling, planning material takeoffs, time and cost control, and overall supervision of projects.
  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.


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


* 3.Which of the following statements best describes your experience managing a budget to include personnel costs, training, subcontracts, utilities, maintenance and repair funds?
  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 in using work orders, blueprints, schematics, etc., to determine work to be performed and to accomplish that work?
  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 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.


* 6.Which of the following statements best describes your experience planning operations on a quarterly or longer basis to properly coordinate the overall use of personnel and the use of other resources (equipment, facilities, materials, tools, 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.


* 7.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.


* 8.Which of the following statements best describes your experience hearing employee complaints and grievances?
  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 best describes your level of experience with executing theoretical and precise technical work in drydocking?
  1. Planned for and established center lines, water and base lines, frame lines, degree lines, and other reference points used by various trades in locating, positioning, and installing hull parts, machinery, and fittings.
  2. Independently followed clear-cut work orders to establish key lines and reference points used by various trades in locating, positioning, and installing hull parts, machinery, and fittings.
  3. Assisted higher level workers in establishing key lines and reference points used in locating, positioning, and installing hull parts, machinery, and fittings.
  4. I know little or nothing about this.


* 10.Which of the following best describes your ability to supervise through subordinate work leaders:
  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.


* 11.Which of the following statements best describes your experience reading and interpreting blueprints, specifications, and sketches?
  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 in installing, overhauling, adjusting, repairing and maintaining electrical equipment in accordance with specifications set forth in technical manuals, updates, etc?
  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 mechanical and pipefitting trade practices, techniques, tools, devices, test and other related equipment in order to conduct scheduled maintenance work and repairs?
  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.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in using automatic test equipment in a variety of trades?
  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 statements best describes your experience inspecting work in progress and completed efforts on preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance, alterations and/or minor construction contracts or other public works projects?
  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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