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Grade: 10

1 Which building systems have you independently maintained? Answer to this question is required
  • Plumbing systems
  • Piping systems – steam
  • Piping systems – chilled water
  • Piping system – gas
  • Piping systems – pneumatic
  • Piping systems – heating hot water
  • Piping systems – fire suppression systems
  • Electrical systems
  • HVAC systems - fans
  • HVAC systems - controls
  • HVAC systems – variable frequency drives
  • None of the above
2 Do you have experience managing an electronic Work Order Management System? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Please list where you gained this experience and provide a brief description of the tasks performed. Please make certain that this information is reflected in your resume. Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
3 Choose the building systems for which you have performed routine or repetitive maintenance tasks? Answer to this question is required
  • Commercial fire detection systems
  • Piping systems (HVAC, pneumatic)
  • Electrical systems
  • HVAC systems
  • None of the above
4 Do you have commercial building fire alarm system experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 Please list where you gained this experience and provide a brief description of the tasks performed. Please make certain that this information is reflected in your resume. Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
5 Select the area(s) where you performed the work independently and with little supervision. Answer to this question is required
  • Used electrical and schematic diagrams to troubleshoot electrical equipment.
  • Installed and repaired lighting systems (Lutron dimmable ballast, LED dimming systems, HID lights, computerized lighting systems).
  • Installed conduit up to 2" RGS or EMT.
  • Installed, repaired, and performed troubleshooting of lighting circuits, receptacle circuits, low voltage, and motor circuits.
  • Installed new electrical lines - 120V, 208V, and 480V.
  • Installed new electrical fixtures (CFL, LED, and Lutron dimmable ballast systems).
  • Performed system start-up and check out for VFDs, and addressable lighting systems.
  • None of the above
6 Have you completed the installation of full wiring systems for commercial buildings independently and with little supervision? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    6.1 Please list where you gained this experience and provide a brief description of the tasks performed. Please make certain that this information is reflected in your resume. Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
7 Which pipefitting and/or plumbing tasks have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Cutting pipe
  • Threading pipe
  • Selecting the correct pipe size
  • Soldering pipe joints or hubs
  • Snaking a clogged drain
  • Installing plumbing fixtures
  • Replacing plumbing fixtures
  • Installing/replacing valves
  • Troubleshooting automatic flush toilet valves
  • Clearing drain traps
  • Maintain water tanks
  • None of the above
8 Which HVAC components have you repaired or installed? Answer to this question is required
  • Condensate pumps
  • Heat exchangers
  • Temperature gauges
  • Pressure gauges
  • Sight glasses
  • Convectors
  • Radiators
  • Chilled water lines
  • Strainers
  • Thermostats
  • Blower motors
  • Air cooled condenser
  • Evaporators
  • Steam traps
  • None of the above
9 Which tasks have you performed to maintain electric automation systems? Answer to this question is required
  • Repaired variable frequency drives
  • Replaced electric motors
  • Wired a 3-phase motor
  • Adjusted the shiv on a motor
  • Read RPMs and amperages on a motor
  • Replaced current transducers
  • None of the above
10 Which equipment have you operated to maintain building HVAC systems? Answer to this question is required
  • Vacuum pump
  • Refrigeration gauges
  • Belt tensioning tool
  • Water jetter
  • Recovery machine
  • None of the above
11 Select the types of test and measuring equipment you have operated and maintained. Answer to this question is required
  • Analog and digital multi-meters
  • Electronic test equipment
  • Insulation testers
  • Oscilloscopes
  • Fault locators
  • High-voltage test equipment
  • Computer-based test equipment
  • Chart recorders
  • Electrical test equipment
  • None of the above
12 Which of the following best describes your highest level of electrical trade knowledge and experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Vocational/Technical College/Trade School
  • Apprenticeship program
  • Journey-level Electrician
  • On-the-job training
  • Master Electrician
  • None of the above
13 Which aspects of refrigeration/air conditioning have you applied at work? Answer to this question is required
  • Direct digital control (DDC) systems
  • Pneumatic systems
  • Air/pressure flow or fan operations
  • Sub-cooling
  • British Thermal Units (BTUs)
  • Hydronics
  • Piping layout
  • Low voltage power sources
  • Valve types and purposes
  • Heating coils and cooling coils
  • Commercial air handlers
  • Refrigeration systems
  • The purpose of belts in these systems
  • Motors (e.g., single phase, three phase)
  • None of the above
14 Which concepts have you learned through classwork or on the job training? Answer to this question is required
  • Refrigeration cycle
  • Electrical circuitry
  • Air flow principles
  • Thermodynamics
  • British Thermal Units (BTUs)
  • Heating coil and cooling coil operations
  • Low voltage power sources
  • Power relays
  • Valve types and purposes
  • Direct digital control (DDC) systems
  • Motors (e.g., single phase, three phase)
  • None of the above
15 Which of the following electrical systems and equipment have you maintained and repaired? Answer to this question is required
  • Uninterrupted Power Systems (UPS)
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Variable speed drives and electric motor starters for air conditioning systems
  • Generators
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Electronic door entry control systems
  • Computerized lighting control systems
  • None of the above
16 What troubleshooting work have you done to correct refrigeration and air conditioning problems? Answer to this question is required
  • Corrected leaking control valves
  • Responded to strange smells coming from the unit
  • Responded to complaints that a room was too hot or too cold
  • Unclogged drains in a fan coil unit
  • Redirected airflow
  • Checked humidity in a room
  • None of the above
17 Which mechanical reference materials have you read and interpreted to maintain building systems? Answer to this question is required
  • Schematics, diagrams or technical drawings
  • Charts
  • Manufacturer`s equipment manuals
  • Blueprints
  • Data plates
  • Equipment specifications
  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Building automation logic
  • None of the above
18 Choose the statements that demonstrate your ability to interpret instructions. Answer to this question is required
  • Read and comprehended blueprints, technical manuals, sketches, building plans and notes that were complex or incomplete requiring extensive knowledge of mechanical trades terminology and symbols specifically in the areas of HVAC-R, plumbing/pipefitting, and electricity.
  • Developed modifications to instructions and specifications on the basis of practical mechanical trades experience in HVAC-R, plumbing/pipefitting, and electrical work.
  • Interpreted complicated and unclear drawings and technical information for other workers in HVAC-R, plumbing/pipefitting, and electrical trades.
  • Interpreted and applied building plans, blueprints, and sketches in the installation, modification, and repair of mechanical systems and equipment, including HVAC-R, plumbing/pipefitting, and electrical.
  • Followed drawings, technical manuals, and other references in making repairs and installation of mechanical systems (HVAC-R, plumbing/pipefitting, and electrical) under normal supervision.
  • None of the above.
19 Which of the following waste management requirements have you performed? (Select all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Determined the disposal of hazardous material.
  • Selected containers for waste accumulation.
  • Added waste to containers.
  • Labeled containers.
  • Moved waste to and from waste accumulation sites.
  • Managed waste accumulation sites.
  • Provided waste management guidance and answered questions.
  • None of the above.
20 I am knowledgeable of the following hazardous and non-hazardous waste management requirements. (Select all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Lead paint
  • Solvents
  • Lamps
  • Batteries
  • Oil
  • Polychlorinated biphenyl
  • None of the above

Grade: 11

1 Which building systems have you independently maintained? Answer to this question is required
  • Plumbing systems
  • Piping systems – steam
  • Piping systems – chilled water
  • Piping system – gas
  • Piping systems – pneumatic
  • Piping systems – heating hot water
  • Piping systems – fire suppression systems
  • Electrical systems
  • HVAC systems - fans
  • HVAC systems - controls
  • HVAC systems – variable frequency drives
  • None of the above
2 Do you have experience managing an electronic Work Order Management System? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Please list where you gained this experience and provide a brief description of the tasks performed. Please make certain that this information is reflected in your resume. Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
3 Choose the building systems for which you have performed routine or repetitive maintenance tasks? Answer to this question is required
  • Commercial fire detection systems
  • Piping systems (HVAC, pneumatic)
  • Electrical systems
  • HVAC systems
  • None of the above
4 Do you have commercial building fire alarm system experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 Please list where you gained this experience and provide a brief description of the tasks performed. Please make certain that this information is reflected in your resume. Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
5 Select the area(s) where you performed the work independently and with little supervision. Answer to this question is required
  • Used electrical and schematic diagrams to troubleshoot electrical equipment.
  • Installed and repaired lighting systems (Lutron dimmable ballast, LED dimming systems, HID lights, computerized lighting systems).
  • Installed conduit up to 2" RGS or EMT.
  • Installed, repaired, and performed troubleshooting of lighting circuits, receptacle circuits, low voltage, and motor circuits.
  • Installed new electrical lines - 120V, 208V, and 480V.
  • Installed new electrical fixtures (CFL, LED, and Lutron dimmable ballast systems).
  • Performed system start-up and check out for VFDs, and addressable lighting systems.
  • None of the above
6 Have you completed the installation of full wiring systems for commercial buildings independently and with little supervision? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    6.1 Please list where you gained this experience and provide a brief description of the tasks performed. Please make certain that this information is reflected in your resume. Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
7 Which pipefitting and/or plumbing tasks have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Cutting pipe
  • Threading pipe
  • Selecting the correct pipe size
  • Soldering pipe joints or hubs
  • Snaking a clogged drain
  • Installing plumbing fixtures
  • Replacing plumbing fixtures
  • Installing/replacing valves
  • Troubleshooting automatic flush toilet valves
  • Clearing drain traps
  • Maintain water tanks
  • None of the above
8 Which HVAC components have you repaired or installed? Answer to this question is required
  • Condensate pumps
  • Heat exchangers
  • Temperature gauges
  • Pressure gauges
  • Sight glasses
  • Convectors
  • Radiators
  • Chilled water lines
  • Strainers
  • Thermostats
  • Blower motors
  • Air cooled condenser
  • Evaporators
  • Steam traps
  • None of the above
9 Which tasks have you performed to maintain electric automation systems? Answer to this question is required
  • Repaired variable frequency drives
  • Replaced electric motors
  • Wired a 3-phase motor
  • Adjusted the shiv on a motor
  • Read RPMs and amperages on a motor
  • Replaced current transducers
  • None of the above
10 What is your experience related to direct digital control (DDC) systems? Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience related to DDC systems.
  • I have experience interpreting readings and remotely using a DDC system.
  • I have experience changing temperatures using a DDC system.
  • I have experience driving control valves and damper motors.
  • I have experience programming a DDC system.
11 Which of the following digital / analog fire alarm systems have you repaired and inspected? Answer to this question is required
  • Alarm and status transmitters
  • Receiving modules
  • Beam modulated photo-electric smoke detectors
  • Micro-processor based card key entrance systems
  • Solid state amplifiers
  • None of the above
12 Which equipment have you operated to maintain building HVAC systems? Answer to this question is required
  • Vacuum pump
  • Refrigeration gauges
  • Belt tensioning tool
  • Water jetter
  • Recovery machine
  • None of the above
13 Select the types of test and measuring equipment you have operated and maintained. Answer to this question is required
  • Analog and digital multi-meters
  • Electronic test equipment
  • Insulation testers
  • Oscilloscopes
  • Fault locators
  • High-voltage test equipment
  • Computer-based test equipment
  • Chart recorders
  • Electrical test equipment
  • None of the above
14 Which of the following best describes your highest level of electrical trade knowledge and experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Vocational/Technical College/Trade School
  • Apprenticeship program
  • Journey-level Electrician
  • On-the-job training
  • Master Electrician
  • None of the above
15 Which aspects of refrigeration/air conditioning have you applied at work? Answer to this question is required
  • Direct digital control (DDC) systems
  • Pneumatic systems
  • Air/pressure flow or fan operations
  • Sub-cooling
  • British Thermal Units (BTUs)
  • Hydronics
  • Piping layout
  • Low voltage power sources
  • Valve types and purposes
  • Heating coils and cooling coils
  • Commercial air handlers
  • Refrigeration systems
  • The purpose of belts in these systems
  • Motors (e.g., single phase, three phase)
  • None of the above
16 Which concepts have you learned through classwork or on the job training? Answer to this question is required
  • Refrigeration cycle
  • Electrical circuitry
  • Air flow principles
  • Thermodynamics
  • British Thermal Units (BTUs)
  • Heating coil and cooling coil operations
  • Low voltage power sources
  • Power relays
  • Valve types and purposes
  • Direct digital control (DDC) systems
  • Motors (e.g., single phase, three phase)
  • None of the above
17 Do you have experience with Direct Digital Control systems (i.e., design, installation, commissioning, and maintenance)? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    17.1 Please list where you gained this experience and provide a brief description of the tasks performed. Please make certain that this information is reflected in your resume. Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
18 Which of the following electrical systems and equipment have you maintained and repaired? Answer to this question is required
  • Uninterrupted Power Systems (UPS)
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Variable speed drives and electric motor starters for air conditioning systems
  • Generators
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • Electronic door entry control systems
  • Computerized lighting control systems
  • None of the above
19 What troubleshooting work have you done to correct refrigeration and air conditioning problems? Answer to this question is required
  • Corrected leaking control valves
  • Responded to strange smells coming from the unit
  • Responded to complaints that a room was too hot or too cold
  • Unclogged drains in a fan coil unit
  • Redirected airflow
  • Checked humidity in a room
  • None of the above
20 Which mechanical reference materials have you read and interpreted to maintain building systems? Answer to this question is required
  • Schematics, diagrams or technical drawings
  • Charts
  • Manufacturer`s equipment manuals
  • Blueprints
  • Data plates
  • Equipment specifications
  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Building automation logic
  • None of the above
21 Choose the statements that demonstrate your ability to interpret instructions. Answer to this question is required
  • Read and comprehended blueprints, technical manuals, sketches, building plans and notes that were complex or incomplete requiring extensive knowledge of mechanical trades terminology and symbols specifically in the areas of HVAC-R, plumbing/pipefitting, and electricity.
  • Developed modifications to instructions and specifications on the basis of practical mechanical trades experience in HVAC-R, plumbing/pipefitting, and electrical work.
  • Interpreted complicated and unclear drawings and technical information for other workers in HVAC-R, plumbing/pipefitting, and electrical trades.
  • Interpreted and applied building plans, blueprints, and sketches in the installation, modification, and repair of mechanical systems and equipment, including HVAC-R, plumbing/pipefitting, and electrical.
  • Followed drawings, technical manuals, and other references in making repairs and installation of mechanical systems (HVAC-R, plumbing/pipefitting, and electrical) under normal supervision.
  • None of the above.
22 Which of the following waste management requirements have you performed? (Select all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Determined the disposal of hazardous material.
  • Selected containers for waste accumulation.
  • Added waste to containers.
  • Labeled containers.
  • Moved waste to and from waste accumulation sites.
  • Managed waste accumulation sites.
  • Provided waste management guidance and answered questions.
  • None of the above.
23 I am knowledgeable of the following hazardous and non-hazardous waste management requirements. (Select all that apply.) Answer to this question is required
  • Lead paint
  • Solvents
  • Lamps
  • Batteries
  • Oil
  • Polychlorinated biphenyl
  • None of the above

Grade: All Grades

1 Where did you learn about this Architect of the Capitol job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • Architect of the Capitol (AOC) Website
  • USAJOBS Website
  • Washington Post Ad
  • AOC Employee (former or current)
  • Friend or Relative
  • Job Fair, Conference or Convention
  • Job Bulletin Board
  • Public Notice or Service Announcement
  • Radio/Television Broadcast/Magazine Ads
  • Employment Office (Federal, State, or Local)
  • Government Recruitment at School
  • Email recruitment communication
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • LinkedIn
  • Glassdoor
  • Indeed
  • Other
    1.1 Please indicate where you heard about this AOC job opportunity. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • None of the above