Draftsman/Drafting Technician

This comprehensive pre-employment test taps key aptitude and behavioral traits for this essential technician job.

Pre-Employment Test

Purpose and when to use it: RA’s Draftsman/Drafting Technician Test is useful for screening potential employees who will be tasked with preparing diagrams, drawings and layouts for a variety of projects including those related to architecture, construction, machinery and infrastructure. These technicians ensure that drawings comply with company specs and industry best standards and practices.

The Draftsman Test should be used to find detail-minded employees who can effectively problem solve. The most successful candidates will also be good time managers, able to work alone or collaboratively, and possess the interpersonal skills to interact with internal and external customers.

About the Test:
This assessment battery includes the following components:

  • A set of personality dimensions assessing important and functional traits for the role
  • A 5 minute 3-D aptitude test
  • A 7 minute 2-D Reasoning/ Form Pattern aptitude test
  • This test takes most individuals 30 minutes to complete.

Target group: We recommend using this test for the positions of CAD Draftsman, CAD Operator, Drafter, Draftsperson, Survey Draftsman, Designer Draftsman, or Engineering Technician, among other technical roles.

What the Report Gives You: The report provides a graphical display of aptitude and personality trait scores, score interpretation guidance–including a detailed list of strengths and developmental concerns–and suggested interview questions.

Testing Process: RA’s online personality testing can be done from any device with a reliable internet connection. The use of mobile phones is discouraged. Test results are provided immediately.

Recommended Options: Testing for advanced math aptitude with an engineering focus can provide additional predictive information about your Draftsman candidate’s technical ability. If engineering math skills are crucial to job success we recommend adding RA’s Engineering/Technical Math Test to your screening tools: https://www.resourceassociates.com/tests/engineering-technical-math-test/

Validity information: Refer to RA’s Technical Manual https://www.resourceassociates.com/wp-content/uploads/pre-employment-personality-testing-official-manual.pdf

Less Desirable BehaviorsTest ContentDesirable Behaviors
Difficult to assemble parts into a whole3-D ReasoningCan visualize how a three dimensional object fits together
Difficulty visualizing objects fitting together; troubleshooting / design work may
be slow; often needs assistance from other workers
2D Form Pattern Recognition AptitudeBetter able to see how parts fit together; quicker and more capable in accomplishing tasks
Timid, lacks courage to confront difficult subjectsAssertivenessWilling to present his opinion and debate various options
Fails to live up to promisesConscientiousnessReliable, dependable
More concerned about self
than customers. Stingy
with time and service
Customer Service ResponsivenessConcerned about customer
satisfaction. Giving and helpful
Overreacts to stress, gets upset easilyEmotional Stability / ResilienceCalm, level-headed, handles stress well
Sticks with tried-and-true approaches, resistant to new ideasOpennessEnjoys learning and new ideas, innovative
Finds fault easily, negative attitudesOptimism/EnthusiasmBelieves In positive future, good motivator
Doesn’t want to coordinate with othersTeamworkAble to coordinate and work cooperatively
Does the minimumWork DriveWilling to go the extra mite


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