Maintest (Alternate Equivalent) - Form B-R




Assesses:Mechanical and electrical maintenance knowledge
Skill Level:Journey-level
Test Format:153 Items , Multiple-choice, Ramsay-scored


Ramsay Corporation's Maintest is a 2½ hour paper and pencil test that measures the practical mechanical and electrical knowledge of maintenance employees. Form B-R is an alternate version to the more commonly administered form A version of the test.

  • Tests managers and hourly workers
  • Measures 21 mechanical and electrical areas (153 items)
  • Provides percentile scores
  • Materials and instructions for test administration
  • Tests scored by Ramsay Corporation
  • Group data on developmental needs of your maintenance force
  • Allows comparison with local and national samples of over 7,000 maintenance workers

Maintest Administration Manual included with purchase at no additional charge.


Content Areas

Categories tested include:

– Hydraulics & Pneumatics– Welding– Power Transmission
– Lubrication– Pumps & Piping– Rigging
– Mechanical Maintenance– Shop Machines & Tools & Equipment– Combustion
– Motors– Digital Electronics– Schematics and Print Reading
– Control Circuits– Power Supplies– Basic AC/DC Theory
– Power Distribution– Test Instruments– Computers & PLCs
– Electrical Maintenance

Sample Question

What is the proper fastener to use to join two wires?

  1. A wire nut
  2. Cellophane tape
  3. A spring clip
  4. Staples


Maintest Form B-R is intended for use with applicants and incumbents for jobs where practical mechanical and electrical knowledge and skill are necessary parts of maintenance job activities. Job analysis activities conducted during development of this test revealed that applicable titles are Maintenance Mechanic (any industry) and Electrician, Maintenance (any industry) as defined in the Dictionary of Occupational Titles (U.S. Department of Labor, 1991). The corresponding O*Net Online (U.S. Department of Labor, 2006) title is Industrial Machinery Mechanic.


Total test score on RCJS Maintest has correlated significantly with job performance ratings in Technical Knowledge, Supervisory Skills, Problem Solving , and with Total Performance criteria for a group of 201 maintenance employees at a uniform rental company.

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.

[Industrial Machinery Mechanics]

Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems.

O*NET™ is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.


Product Statistics

This data was collected from a national sample of maintenance employees and applicants.

Std. Error of Meas.

Examinee Scoring System Compatible

This product is part of the Examinee Scoring System which simplifies scoring and administration of tests. More information about this tool.

Sample Reports

Sample reports are not yet available for this particular product.

Reports available in our system can be found in our PDFTechnology Solutions Brochure [PDF] .


Administration Manual

We recommend one manual be added to each initial test purchase. Administration manuals generally include information about administering the test, scoring the test, and interpreting the scores.

Manuals do not include a sample copy of the test or an answer key.

Maintest (Alternate Equivalent) - Form B-R
5 to 19 $70.00 each
20 to 99 $50.00 each
100+ $40.00 each

Administration Manual
$0.00 each


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