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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-10 Which answer best describes your ability to do the work of a Mobile Equipment Maintenance Inspector without greater than normal supervision?
  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 managing hazardous materials in the workshop area and maintaining up to date Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS's) for all hazardous materials used on the job?
  1. I know little or nothing about this.
  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, beling 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.


* 3.Which of the following statements best describes your highest level of experience making examinations of equipment, vehicles, or their components while in operation, as well as while in a standby condition.
  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 highest level of experience performing road tests on brakes, steering mechanisms, engine performance, clutch, gear shifting, panel instruments, and gauges.
  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.Please select all the machinery you have performed diagnostic, repair, maintenance, disassembly and overhaul work on:
  1. Auxiliary engines
  2. Shafts
  3. Sea Valves
  4. Ship Compressors
  5. Feed Pumps
  6. Boat davits and winches
  7. Anchor Windlasses
  8. Expansion Joints
  9. Shipboard Equipment
  10. None of the above


* 6.Which of the following statements best describes your mechanical knowledge of the makeup, operation, and working relationships of the following variety of marine and industrial heavy duty systems, assemblies and parts, including major systems such as: Diesel, multifuel and gasoline engines; Transmissions and gear reduction systems; Drive line assemblies; Hydraulic lifting, turning, loading and positioning systems; and Fuel injection 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.


* 7.Which of the following statements best describes your highest level of experience using manuals, handbooks, schematics, etc. to obtain directions and/or to identify parts needed for use in maintaining mobile eqiupment.
  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 highest level of experience following shop safety rules and procedures.
  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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