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Sample Selection Criteria and Interview Questions

Manual/Physical Skills/Abilities

Able to CLIMB, STOOP, KNEEL, CROUCH, CRAWL, REACH, STAND, WALK, PUSH, PULL, LIFT periodically with or without reasonable accommodation

Able to USE appropriate TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, and MATERIALS

Able to ANTICIPATE SAFETY HAZARDS and AVOID ACCIDENTS

Able to avoid unnecessary WEAR and TEAR on TOOLS and EQUIPMENT

Able to MAINTAIN TOOLS and EQUIPMENT in good working order

Able to keep aware of NEW TECHNIQUES, MATERIALS, and EQUIPMENT

Possesses valid LICENSES

Sample Interview Questions

What tools and equipment would you use to do the following: _________?

Explain your training in the use of tools and equipment related to this work.

What safety hazards are common when working with the following: ________?

What preventive maintenance is required on the following tools and equipment:_______?

Describe the latest advances in tools, techniques, and equipment in this kind of work.

What materials would you use for the following project and why: ________?

Explain your ability to diagnose and repair faulty tools and equipment.

Describe your strengths and weaknesses regarding the tools and equipment related to this work.


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