Construction Manager / Superintendent Test
Pre-employment testing for construction managers who get the job done right.
Purpose: Your Construction Manager needs great managerial skills, an ability to designate and motivate, and act in a reliable, level-headed manner to meet obligations. Use this pre-employment personality and aptitude test to hire construction managers who work hard and have a strong desire to interface with customers.
In addition, the test determines if the candidate has the mental capacity to deal with challenging problems as well as relate well to other managers and executives in the company. Also, included in the aptitude component are tests of basic reasoning, mechanical reasoning, and 3-D reasoning that indicate an ability to make solid technical decisions.
More About the Construction Manager / Superintendent Test
About the Test The Construction Manager test is untimed but should take about 1.5 to 2 hours to complete. This test battery has five parts:
- An untimed personality assessment
- A 3-D reasoning test
- A test of general cognitive aptitude (equally divided among verbal, numerical, and abstract reasoning)
- A mechanical reasoning test
- Open-ended statements to which the candidate must type in short answers
What the Report Gives You: A graphical display of scores of areas covered (see chart), explanation of aptitude results, list of strengths and developmental concerns, display of the narrative comments given to the open-ended statements, and suggested interview questions.
Testing Process: Online personality testing provides immediate reporting. Proctoring is desirable but not required.
Options: Contact us to learn how we can customize the test content for your hiring process or the way information is presented in the report to meet your specifications.
Sample Personality Item:
|For the statement |
on the left
|For the statement |
on the right
I put forth a great deal of effort at work because my real passion is my career.
I come to work and do what is asked of me, but my real enjoyment in life is when I go home.
|Sample Question for 3-D Spatial Reasoning Test|
How many blocks is the X touching?
(A) 4 (B) 3 (C) 7 (D) 6
|Sample Questions for General Cognitive Aptitude Test|
Sample verbal reasoning item: House is to dwelling as car is to ____________.
Sample numerical reasoning item: Which number comes next in this series? 3 6 9 19 22 25
Sample abstract reasoning item: Which figure would come next in the series?
|Sample Question for Mechanical Reasoning Test|
Which system will allow the 50 lb. crate to be picked up with the least effort?
(A) System A
|Sample Question for Short Answer|
The three things I want most from my job are...
(Sample questions differ from actual test appearance and do not contain real test content.)
The Construction Manager / Superintendent Test Evaluates:
Validity Information: Click here to view RA's Technical Manual for details about test dimension development, reliability & validity.
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