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Industrial Technology

Entry Level Assessment Blueprint

Specific Competencies and Skills Tested in this Assessment:

Written Assessment:

Administration Time: 3 hours
Number of Questions: 200

Areas Covered:

20% Industrial Electronics
20% Industrial Electricity
20% Industrial Mechanics
20% Industrial Pneumatics
20% Industrial Hyraulics

Sample Questions

An ammeter must be connected 

  1. across the battery
  2. in series with the circuit being measured
  3. only after the resistance is checked
  4. to the individual point being checked but only after the circuit power source is removed

The primary winding of a transformer has 15,000 turns and the secondary winding has 300,000 turns. There are 1,000 volts on the primary winding and 500 amps on the secondary winding. What type of transformer is this? 

  1. step-up
  2. step-down
  3. isolation
  4. boost-or-buck 

According to OSHA, what type of hoist may be used to lift personnel for work on elevated equipment? 

  1. fork lift
  2. front-end loader
  3. overhead crane
  4. motorized scaffold 

When air is allowed to expand, generally its pressure and temperature 

  1. increase
  2. decrease
  3. equalize
  4. remain constant 

When the pressure at the pump inlet is reduced to the vapor pressure of the liquid being pumped, the liquid 

  1. boils
  2. condenses
  3. attempts to turn into a solid
  4. sublimates 

Performance Assessment:

Administration Time: 3 hours and 30 minutes

Number of Jobs:

Areas Covered:

10% Wire a Three-Wire Motor Control Circuit Use of proper schematic symbols, use of proper components, sketch done neatly and accurately, parts used limited to those indicated, work performed per code, proper use of tools. 

15% Construct a Pneumatic Circuit Follow safety precautions in plumbing circuit, circuit connected according to schematic, proper use of tools, work performed in a professional manner. 

10% Construct and Diagnose a Logic Circuit Vcc and ground connected properly, LED used to indicate status of output, LED connection to ground, LED polarity observed, current limiting resister used with LED, proper use of oscilloscope/logic probe. 

15% Align Sheaves and Sprockets Demonstrate proper technique of 4-point alignment, correct, safe use of tools, follow correct procedure to tension belt or chain following initial alignment, alignment re-checked following tensioning. 

25% Wire a Reversing Motor Control with Bi-Directional Jog Use of proper schematic symbols, use of proper components, sketch done neatly and accurately, parts used limited to those indicated, work performed per code, proper use of tools. 

25% Align a Chain Coupling Demonstrate proper technique to measuring for alignment, demonstrated proper selection of shims, proper use of tools, proper installation of master link, driver aligned to driven unit.