|Assesses:||Knowledge of programmable logic controllers|
|Test Format:||50 Items
This 2006 test was designed in response to many requests by maintenance
a measure of knowledge and skills in repair and maintenance using Programmable Logic Controllers
We are eager to receive data on persons tested for hiring or development on
this recently constructed asssessment. Scoring instructions are included
at no additional charge.
The PLC Test contains 50 multiple choice items.
Categories tested include:
|– Ladder logic||– I/O devices||– Programs & Software|
|– Systems||– Troubleshooting.|
What is the purpose of the "Watchdog Timer" feature of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)?
- Sense a CPU failure
- Check timer accuracy
- Record time in operation
- Display maintenance times
O*NET† Job Titles
Below are the O*NET job titles that were determined to be applicable to this test during the job analysis. Click the Job Title for more information about tasks performed, tools and technology used, job knowledge areas and abilities required, as well as related job titles.
This assessment is intended for use with jobs that are sufficiently related.
[Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers]
Repair, maintain, or install computers, word processing systems, automated teller machines, and electronic office machines, such as duplicating and fax machines.
[Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment]
Repair, test, adjust, or install electronic equipment, such as industrial controls, transmitters, and antennas.
[Electronics Engineering Technicians]
Lay out, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems, such as computer equipment, missile control instrumentation, electron tubes, test equipment, and machine tool numerical controls, applying principles and theories of electronics, electrical circuitry, engineering mathematics, electronic and electrical testing, and physics. Usually work under direction of engineering staff.
†O*NET™ is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
This data was calculated from a group of applicants for PLC Technician positions at a southern pharmaceutical company.
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