Complete Skills Test Library for:

Construction Roles

Our construction skills test library helps hiring managers understand a candidate’s knowledge of the principals and terminology commonly found in the consumer services sector.

HighMatch Construction Skills Test Library

HighMatch’s Services team made up of Industrial & Organizational psychologists have identified a number of relevant role-based skill tests for candidates in construction positions on prior experience with clients in the space.

Architecture, Engineering & Design

  • Electricians: This test covers all areas of electrical installations and repair, with he vast majority of questions are technical in nature
  • Finish Carpentry: Trade specific terms, techniques, tools, and mathematical problems that are used on a daily basis are covered
  • HVAC: This test involves a wide variety of systems and covers topics like Refrigerants, Safety, Heating and Cooling
  • Project Management Fundamentals: This test is designed to assess the skill level of a Project Manager. It is includes basic, intermediate and advanced-level questions
  • Plumbing Quality: This test is designed to examine the knowledge level of applicants interested in participating in the plumbing field
  • Welding: This test is designed to verify a person’s general knowledge of MIG welding

Civil Engineering Construction

  • AutoCAD: This test is designed to assess a test taker’s knowledge and familiarity with using AutoCAD
  • Civil Engineering: This test measures the knowledge of structural engineering, transportation engineering, surveying, geotechnical engineering and water resources engineering
  • Electricians: This test covers all areas of electrical installations and repair, with he vast majority of questions are technical in nature
  • Geoinformatics Engineering: This test measures the knowledge of remote sensing, digital image processing, digital photogrammetry, planning and surveying, geology, GIS and drilling Engineering
  • HVAC: This test involves a wide variety of systems and covers topics like Refrigerants, Safety, Heating and Cooling
  • Welding: This test is designed to verify a person’s general knowledge of MIG welding

Commercial & Residential Construction

  • Forklift Operation: this test is appropriate for those currently operating forklifts or supervise those who operate forklifts. It tests for knowledge and skills used in the safe operation of forklifts
  • Project Management Fundamentals: his test is designed to assess the skill level of a Project Manager, including project startup, scope planning, schedule planning, budget planning, staffing, etc.
  • Masonry: this test is designed to verify general knowledge of masonry, including terminology, concrete masonry units, construction techniques, on site work and safety, and tools usage
  • Quality Assurance Inspection: this test covers knowledge of construction techniques, methods, and practices associated with the responsibilities of a commercial quality assurance inspector

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HighMatch Foundational Skills Tests

Certain skills are foundational to specific discipline, in that someone applying for a role needs to have some level of expertise in these skills as a baseline to even be considered qualified as a candidate. In construction roles, these foundational skills include:

  • Basic Ruler Reading: this test is designed to evaluate basic skills in the use of reading a standard ruler
  • Blueprint Basics: This assessment measures an individual’s understanding and knowledge of prints used in a construction
  • Blueprint Reading: This test covers a person’s knowledge of non-specific-trade blueprint reading and blueprint symbols
  • Print Reading – Construction: This test is designed to evaluate a person’s knowledge and understanding of the reading of construction blueprints
  • Print Reading – Electrical: This test is designed to evaluate a person’s knowledge of understanding and reading electrical blueprints
  • Safety in the Workplace: This test assesses knowledge of general safety, material handling and storage safety, machine safety, and powered industrial vehicles
  • Safety Indicator Assessment: This test focuses on a person’s likelihood to follow workplace safety procedures and avoid risky behaviors

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Customizable MS Office Testing

HighMatch’s suite of Microsoft Office skills tests are fully ADA / WCAG-2 compliant for accessibility and accommodation, is fully customizable and built from the ground up for mobile.

They feature SMS invitations and reminders, a mobile-optimized candidate experience and the ability to customize the questions, scoring and reporting to your specific needs.

Tests include:

These tests were written by expert technical writers with 20+ years of experience, including developing content directly for Microsoft, and have been rigorously tested by our in-house team of I/O psychologists with a large group of professional users.

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What Makes a Rockstar Construction Employee?

We have helped a number of our clients identify high-quality service candidates over the last two decades, and, as a result, we’ve developed an in-depth understanding of the personality traits, aptitudes and skills required for success in this role.

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‘Hiring Efficiency’ Fact Sheet

Between posting the job, reviewing resumes, pre-screening candidates and then interviewing them, hiring can quickly become overwhelming, especially when you have other competing responsibilities.

Download our Hiring Efficiency Fact Sheet for additional facts around the true opportunity cost related to hiring, and learn how the right pre-employment assessment can help improve your hiring efficiency and put time back on your schedule by filtering our poor-fit candidates early in the process.

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HighMatch’s Construction Skills Test Solution

HighMatch is a modern pre employment assessment platform that identifies top talent, keeps strong candidates in your pipeline, and re-skills current employees.

Choose from either custom or packaged assessment based on the specific needs of your organization, and allow your candidates to benefit from an intuitive, mobile-first platform that works to build a holistic index of their capabilities.

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