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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.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.


* 2.Which of the following statements best describes your experience identifying specific requirements for funding, manpower, material, maintenance, facilities, and services to support a Facilities Maintenance program?
  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.From the list below select those areas that you have performed at the journeyman level:
  1. Electrician
  2. Mason
  3. Welder
  4. Sheet Metal Mechanic
  5. A/C Equipment Mechanic
  6. Marine Machinery Mechanic
  7. Painter
  8. Sandblaster
  9. Shipwright
  10. Pipefitter
  11. None of the above


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


* 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 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.


* 7.Which of the following statements best describes your experience interpreting directives, policies, and instructions and conveying interpretations to subordinate employees in the form of work direction?
  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 best describes your highest level of supervising subordinates associated with various trade occupations to include Welders, Machinists, Marine Mechanics and other related trades?
  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.


* 9.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.


* 10.Select the statement that best describes your experience managing and making recommendations or decisions on personnel issues concerning leave, disciplinary actions, promotions, awards, and selection.
  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.


* 11.Select the statement that best describes your experience carrying out and communicating support for Equal Employment Opportunity policies, goals, objectives, and programs.
  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.


* 12.Select the statement that best describes your experience planning, prioritizing, balancing, and assigning the work of subordinates.
  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.


* 13.Please select from the list below the types of supervisory duties you have performed.
  1. Supervised a staff of civilian and military employees.
  2. Provided direction and guidance to contracted employees.
  3. Planned, prioritized, balanced and assigned work of subordinates.
  4. Formulated and established the workflow of the office, implemented process monitor the progress and timely completion of work/projects.
  5. Developed performance plans for subordinate staff members, evaluated individuals on attainment of performance standards and objectives, and counseled employees on methods to improve job performance.
  6. Managed and made recommendations or decisions on personnel issues concerning leave, disciplinary actions, promotions, awards, and selections.
  7. Developed position descriptions and associated documentation required to hire personnel.
  8. Motivated subordinates toward future goals and encourage innovation.
  9. None of the above.


* 14.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.


* 15.Which of the following statements best describes your experience in maintaining inventory of spare parts and supplies as required?
  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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