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Maintenance Mechanic

Advanced Skill Level Assessment Blueprint

Specific Competencies and Skills Tested in this Assessment:

Written Assessment:

Administration Time: 3 hours
Number of Questions: 178

Areas Covered:

2% Basic Terms of Maintenance
5% Bearings, Maintenance, and Lubrication Techniques
5% Brakes, Clutches, and Maintaining Brakes and Clutches
17% Industrial Maintenance Practices
6% Pumps and Maintaining Pumps
6% Couplings and Motors
4% Mechanical Drive Components
3% Pipefitting and Steam
9% Pneumatics
24% Hydraulics
3% Maintaining V-belts
9% Measurements, Machine Tool, and Machine Tool Practices
7% Industrial Maintenance Safety

Sample Questions:

Thrusts loads are _____ to a shaft.
A. at a right angle
B. at 30 degrees
C. parallel
D. usually damaging

Copper tubing can be best cleaned by using
A. a file
B. sandpaper
C. acid
D. steel wool

The “formula” for a 45 degree offset is
A. 1.013
B. 1.406
C. 1.414
D. 3.140

How many positions does a spring-centered valve have?
A. one
B. two
C. three
D. four

If you want to check the run out of a shaft, the best tool to use would be
A. Jo blocks
B. a micrometer
C. a vernier caliper
D. an indicator