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Electrical Engineer
Job-Specific Assessment

This HR Avatar Pre-Employment test was specifically designed to assess Electrical Engineer and similar roles. The test provides a whole-person evaluation by measuring job-relevant cognitive ability, personality, knowledge, skills, and relevant behavioral history. Each component provides important data for hiring decisions. Cognitive ability has been linked to overall job performance in most jobs and correlates with a candidate's ability to learn new skills and to solve complex problems. Personality characteristics determine how well the candidate will fit-in with a corporate culture. Knowledge and skills indicate how much training will be needed before a new employee becomes productive. Finally, relevant behavioral history detects counter-productive behaviors that can impact job performance.

The Electrical Engineer test includes an animated work simulation in which candidates meet customers, colleagues and supervisors in a job-related context. Post-test surveys indicate the majority of candidates react favorably to these simulations. This test also contains an automatically-scored essay component. Writing is a key skill for many jobs and also demonstrates the ability to generate, organize, and communicate relevant ideas effectively.

The specific attributes measured include:

Cognitive Ability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Multitasking
 Knowledge and Skills
  • Writing
  • Adaptable
  • Competitive
  • Corporate Citizenship
  • Develops Relationships
  • Enjoys Problem-Solving
  • Exhibits a Positive Work Attitude
  • Expressive and Outgoing
  • Innovative and Creative
  • Needs Structure
  • Seeks Perfection
 Behavioral History
  • History Survey - Performance
  • History Survey - Tenure

Following completion, the test produces a Candidate Selection Report that includes an overall score and detailed scores for each attribute. The overall score weighs each of the factors based on research and analysis from the U.S. Government's Occupational Information Network (O*Net). O*Net represents over a decade of dedicated research evaluating the relative importance of various factors that lead to success in almost 1,000 different job roles.

The Candidate Selection Report also provides expert interview questions that help you probe critical or low-scoring areas, along with a guide for noting your evaluation of the candidate's responses. Consistent use of an interview guide is an important part of gaining better candidate insights and making better hiring decisions.

Language:US English
Time to Complete:40 Minutes (Approximately)
O*Net SOC Code:17-2071.00
O*Net Description:Research, design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use.
Simulation Context:Medium-Level General Business/Office
O*Net Context:Architecture and Engineering
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Price:40 Credits ($40 USD)
Note:This test contains questions that are difficult to complete on small screens. A large screen device, such as a laptop, desktop, or tablet is recommended. Test-takers using small devices will be advised to optionally change to a larger screen device.
Alternate Titles for this Role: Automation Engineer, Cable Engineer, Circuits Engineer, Controls Engineer, Design Engineer, Distribution Engineer, Distribution Field Engineer, District Plant Engineer, Division Engineer, Division Plant Engineer, Electrical Controls Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, Electrical Designer, Electrical Electronics Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Integrator, Electrical Products Engineer, Electrical Project Engineer, Electrical Prospecting Engineer, Electrical Research Engineer, Electrical Test Engineer, Electrolysis and Corrosion Control Engineer, Electrolysis Engineer, Electrolysis Investigator, Engineer of System Development, Facilities Engineer, Failure Analysis Technician, Field Engineer, Geothermal Electrical Engineer, Hardware Design Engineer, Hydroelectric Plant Electrical Engineer, Illuminating Engineer, Induction Coordination Engineer, Induction Coordination Power Engineer, Instrumentation and Electrical Reliability Engineer (I&E Reliability Engineer), Instrumentation Engineer, Laser Engineer, Lighting Engineer, Line Construction Engineer, Meter Engineer, Microwave Supervisor, Outside Plant Engineer, Photovoltaic Power Systems Engineer (PV Power Systems Engineer), Photovoltaic Solar Cell Designer (PV Solar Cell Designer), Plant Engineer, Power Distribution Engineer, Power Generation Engineer, Power System Electrical Engineer, Power Systems Engineer, Power Transmission Engineer, Project Engineer, Protection Engineer, Radio Frequency Engineer (RF Engineer), Relay Engineer, Results Engineer, Rural Electrification Engineer, Service Engineer, Smart Grid Engineer, Solar Designer, Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE), Systems Engineer, Telecommunication Engineer, Telephone Engineer, Test Engineer, Testing Engineer, Traffic Engineer, Traffic Routing Engineer, Transmission Engineer, Utility Engineer, Wind Farm Electrical Systems Designer, Wind Turbine Electrical Engineer, Wire Communications Engineer
Related Jobs based on Skills & Abilities: Aerospace Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Electronics Engineers, Except Computer, Photonics Engineers, Logistics Engineers, Validation Engineers, Energy Engineers, Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers, Industrial Engineers, Computer Hardware Engineers, Chemical Engineers, Petroleum Engineers, Computer Systems Engineers/Architects, Computer Systems Analysts, Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists, Computer Network Architects, Environmental Engineers, Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists, Industrial Engineering Technicians

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Test Activities
  • Review feedback to identify a problem.
  • Choose a cost-efficient option for a battery purchase.
  • Write an email to your manager.
  • Select the best infrastructure strategy for phone lines and network.
  • Write a short essay to explain an opinion.

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