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Instrumentation and Electrician Technician

Advanced Skill Assessment Blueprint

Specific Competencies and Skills Tested in this Assessment:

Written Assessment:

Administration Time: 3 hours
Number of Questions: 100

Areas Covered:

20% Maintain Motor Controls
15% Maintain Motors
15% Maintain Instruments
5% Maintain Systems
5% Repair DCS Equipment
15% Repair Miscellaneous Equipment
14% Perform Miscellaneous Duties
5% Safety
6% Blueprint/Schematics

Sample Questions:

The only safe, reliable way to lock out a motor is by
A. tagging every operator station in the “off” position
B. locking out the local ON-OFF switch
C. deactivating the control circuit
D. interrupting the circuit at the motor disconnect

Instead of using a permanent magnet to generate the stationary magnetic field, most motors use
A. an electro-magnetic capacitor
B. a transformer
C. field coils
D. a battery

Pneumatic signals can be converted to electronic signals using a
A. ct
B. amp meter
C. p/i converter
D. square root extractor

Select a device you would use to determine hydraulic pressure
A. pressure gauge
B. hydraulic flowmeter
C. multimeter
D. flowmeter

The purpose of conforming to the National Electrical Code in wiring is to
A. provide better lighting
B. insure a smaller light bill
C. make your electric motors run better
D. insure safety in your electrical system