Complete Skills Test Library for:

Energy & Utility Roles

Our Energy and Utilities skills test library helps hiring managers understand a candidate’s knowledge of the principals and terminology commonly found in this sector.

HighMatch Energy & Utility 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 energy & utility positions on prior experience with clients in the space.

  • Basic Industrial Skills: This test is composed of questions related to ethics and conduct, English knowledge, safety, and math
  • Operations Management: This test measures the knowledge of planning, product design and development, quality management and supply chain management
  • Project Management Fundamentals: Questions are oriented toward generic project management
  • Print Reading – Electrical: This Electrical Blueprint Reading test is designed to evaluate a person’s reading knowledge and understanding of electrical blueprints
  • Safety in the Workplace: The test assesses knowledge of general safety, material handling and storage safety, machine safety, and powered industrial vehicles
  • Safety Indicator Assessment: This assessment focuses on a person’s likelihood to follow workplace safety procedures and avoid risky behaviors
  • Tools & Fasteners: This skills test is designed to assess a test taker’s understanding of many of the common fasteners as well as some of the fastener terms used in manufacturing, maintenance, and industrial settings

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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 Energy & Utility roles, these foundational skills include:

  • Following Written Instructions: This test test determines the skill level of a person in reading, assessing, and applying written instructions
  • Listening: This test assesses a person’s ability to listen attentively, infer meaning, and translate into course of action
  • Matching – Alphanumeric: This test assesses a person’s visual accuracy in determining whether a set of letter/numerical combinations are the same or different
  • Matching – Images: This test assesses a person’s attention to visual detail and the ability to decipher and match visual elements such as number groupings and shapes

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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 Stellar Employee within Energy & Utilities?

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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Interviews are an opportunity to take insights from the Candidate Report and dive deeper, ensuring alignment between the role, the individual and the organization.

This guide provides actionable tips on how to have more meaningful interviews, from asking relevant questions, making the interview conversational and avoiding conversation threads that can lead to unconscious bias.


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HighMatch’s Energy & Utilities Skills Test Library

HighMatch is a modern 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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