Qty Price
5 to 19 $70.00 each
20 to 99 $50.00 each
100+ $45.00 each

Maintest - Form A

Starting from $70.00


153 items, Multiple-choice, Ramsay-scored


Mechanical and electrical maintenance knowledge

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Ramsay Corporation's Maintest is a 2½ hour paper and pencil test that measures the practical mechanical and electrical knowledge of maintenance employees.

  • 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 10,000 maintenance workers

Maintest Administration Manual included with purchase at no additional charge.

This test is also available in Spanish and French.

Sample Question

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

A. A wire nut
B. Cellophane tape
C. A spring clip
D. Staples

Content Areas

Categories tested include:

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


Maintest Form A 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.

Product Statistics

Sample Size Mean Score Reliability (KR20) Std. Deviation Std. Error of Measurement
18295 82.49 .92 19.36 5.48


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.

Sample Reports

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Examinee Scoring System Compatible

This product is part of the Examinee Scoring System which simplifies scoring and administration of tests.

Technical Manual

We recommend one manual be added to each initial test purchase. Technical manuals generally include information about the how the test was developed and information about interpreting the scores.

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

Alternate Versions

Version Format Language SKU
Maintest (Alternate Equivalent) - Form C Paper Test English RR29-C
Maintest - Form A (Online) Online Test English OL29-A
Maintest (Alternate Equivalent) - Form B-R Paper Test English RR29-B
Maintest - Form A (Spanish) Paper Test Spanish RR29-A-SP

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