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Question 1 of 26
If I called your boss right now and asked him or her what is an area that you could improve on, what would he or she say?
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To share the workload. Don't do it all myself..
2.
As far as I know him, his competent with his job activities.
3.
He or she will say I must improve the plant and reduce down time and work safe.
4.
Minimise to much attention to detail for perfection, that were I loose time.
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Team leading but mostly a good, and accurate when coming to measurements.
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There areas that he need to tied up like workmanship but he shows that he had a capability to improve and he is a hardworker.
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Some times I'm a little eager to get the job started and my hand wrighting on my jsa and permits can get a little untidy.
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It is the operations area of the company ,I must keep the company more productive by maintaining it at its best standard - keep the company productive and add its value.
9.
Plenty reason is because im a complex person.
10.
Is an tag with a name of a person, phones number, date and the number of the machine you working on it . Is to show tht the machine is being lock out.
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1.
If I called your boss right now and asked him or her what is an area that you could improve on, what would he or she say?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
To share the workload. Don't do it all myself..
2.
As far as I know him, his competent with his job activities.
3.
He or she will say I must improve the plant and reduce down time and work safe.
4.
Minimise to much attention to detail for perfection, that were I loose time.
5.
Team leading but mostly a good, and accurate when coming to measurements.
6.
There areas that he need to tied up like workmanship but he shows that he had a capability to improve and he is a hardworker.
7.
Some times I'm a little eager to get the job started and my hand wrighting on my jsa and permits can get a little untidy.
8.
It is the operations area of the company ,I must keep the company more productive by maintaining it at its best standard - keep the company productive and add its value.
9.
Plenty reason is because im a complex person.
10.
Is an tag with a name of a person, phones number, date and the number of the machine you working on it . Is to show tht the machine is being lock out.
2.
What is lockout tagout? Why is it important?
User-Submitted Answers
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It is important because it protects the worker from getting electrocuted.
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To ensure that dangerous machines are properly shut off.
3.
Is a sign and it help you to know that that equipment you want to use its not ready to be used.
4.
Lock out is when you disable any source of power by switching off and placing a lock with a tag on it.
5.
Lockout/tagout, is designed so that energy does not flow through a piece of equipment or line. A lock should be placed in the "off" position on all equipment that has the potential to release energy or that can be turned " on". It can be pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical or electrical some examples are valves, breakers, switches and pumps. Along with the lock will be a Do Not Operate Tag with your name on it. This is to ensure there is no start up of equipment happens while maintenance is being performed. This is very important because your life depends on this system. All facilities have different tagging practices as regards to color of tags and who actually puts the lock on equipment but every facility has a procedure of locking out equipment and it is good practice for all workers to make sure locks are in place before you begin work.
6.
Lockout tagout is to lock mechine dure mentenance or shutdown. To work safe.
7.
Is to lock out machine so that no one can operate while your busy on it. Is to keep our self safe and others.
8.
LOTOIS is a means of preventing a energy source from being turned on or activated. I LOTOIS is a safety measure to prevent harm or damage.
9.
Isolation of the machine. .. And it is important to show that there is some onew working on the machine.
10.
Planing & execution because the project gets done on time.
3.
What types of valves are used for throttling?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Is that the energy drink?
2.
I do not know. I might not be in a good understanding state to come to my knowledge storage and identification.
3.
Air valve and flow valve.
4.
I have no idea what throttling is.
4.
What is gas tungsten arc welding?
User-Submitted Answers
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It is a method of welding rig welding for short it's the cleanest of all welding prcudures consists of an enert gas shielding the tungsten once it's arked against the job and the filer wire applied manually from the welder.
2.
It is a method of welding rig welding for short it's the cleanest of all welding prcudures consists of an enert gas shielding the tungsten once it's arked against the job and the filer wire applied manually from the welder.
3.
Argon/welding performed with gas and with wire manua feed(argon welding).
4.
Argon welding and might welding are 2 different things. Argon aka TIG tungsten inert gas welding is more like brazing whereas MIG aka co2 welding is where you have a wire reel that feeds automatically.
5.
Is a well improved way of welding, it is challenging but a fast and advanced way to get a job done.
6.
Arc welding process which uses an external gas supply and a tungsten electrode to produce produce an arc that melts the filler to create the weld.
7.
It is a type of a welding equipment that uses a gas to weld material together.
8.
Argon welding also callecalled mig welding.
5.
What are the steps you follow to study a problem before making a decision?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
The course of problem and the fault part.
2.
I review all my options and insure that I can perform my task in a safe manner.
3.
Call a small toolbox get work mates involved, elimate and hazards pool ideas togeather and work towards coming up with the safest simplest idea to move forward.
4.
Find the problem source from the information supplied/study the troubleshooting /discuss with team members (check safety precautions) do lock out before performance/get authorisation from the area engineer .
5.
I understand the problem first, get ideas about that problem like what kind of problem it is and what caused it.
6.
Make a list of all possible aspects of the problem. Couple at least five why's to each. Get agreement on all the possible causes. Decide and obtain agreement from rest of team wrt possible solutions for each cause.
7.
I would have a toolbox meeting with the work crew or supervisor to help me to make a decision which way to go.
8.
Firstly I have to find out the cause of that problem thn I have find the danger area.... Then after all I have to decide whether its safe to solve it or I need to hear from my for men......
6.
Explain to me how to perform the following weld, shielded metal arc welding.
User-Submitted Answers
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A shielding inert gas must be used with a solid wire being fed through a torch.
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Sheila metal ark welding is a wire feeding unit once the work are is set up and all safety ppe is the welder pulls the trigger on the welder alway pushing the nozzle forward into the inert gas that comes out the nozzle and laying down the weld beads.
3.
First I must shield my skin/my face/before operation is performed.
4.
Is a process of forming electrode and the metal to be joint, when is laid vapors that serve as a shielding gas and providing a layer of slag, both of which protect the weld area from atmospheric contamination.
5.
It's a process that uses a consumable electrode covered with a flux to lay the weld.
6.
According to my understanding each and every welding before it take place you must have and use the shield to protect your eyes head phace.
7.
Prepare the material to be welded e. G mild steel, stainless steel ext.
7.
Tell me about your experience and level of comfortability in using hand tools.
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Lots of experience and knolage of hand tools no problem using any hand tool.
8.
Are you comfortable with heights?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Yes I am comfortable with working at heights.
2.
Yes. I don't have a lot of experience working at heights, but heights in general don't scare me.
3.
I have no problem at all.
4.
Very comfortable I have no problem at all.
9.
Are you able to work in tight spaces?
User-Submitted Answers
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No cause I can work on one place for long time.
2.
Yes I have spent many hrs working in confined spaces on different jobs.
3.
Yes and I must safety strapped on a safety harness.
4.
I need the dictionary to define this word /currently I do not understand its meaning .
5.
Write your interview answer here. Then click next question. Yes.
6.
Write your interview answer here. Then click next question. Yes.
7.
No, I have never been claustrophobic.
8.
I worked in metalwork classrooms with 30+ students in really small rooms.
9.
No, I am able to work in confined space.
10.
What is a Globe Valve?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Butterfly valve is a valve that slide in the meddle.
2.
Globe valve is for regulating the flow. Gate valve is to be used at fully open or fully closed and is used to prevent fluid hammering. Check valve is to insure flow in one direction only. Butterfly valve is a flat disc in a round pipe that can be used to allow or stop flow but shouldn't be used to regulate flow.
3.
You'll find them in accetyline oxy fuel gas cutting.
4.
It is a type of valve typically used in pipe work or pipe lines.
5.
Gate valve is the one controls the feed from a dam or temporary storage to the suction area/controls the supply of the fluid to a determined area specifically.
6.
1. A device for controlling the passage of fluid through a pipe or duct.
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Globe - Disk type with a stationary ring seat Gate - Flat disk or gate which moves in guides to control flow Check - Valve that controls back flow Butterfly - Round disk rotating in the pipe to control flow.
11.
Why do you want to work for our company?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I want to be part of a big company and contribute to it my efforts and experiences.
2.
Because I love the job and it is my dream job infect I like my hands when they are dirty.
3.
Because I love the job and it is my dream job infect I like my hands when they are dirty.
4.
As companies have different challenges in terms of work related & challenges is my drive motion, so this aveng division is perfect to me in terms of growth & growth is my ambition.
5.
Because your company have a chalenging work. I like chalenge.
6.
Clean your surface where to weld then check your material thickness so you can adjust your voltage when you weld you pull.
7.
To bring my talent and dedication and advance to a leadership role to improve work productivity and insure a safe working practices are followed.
8.
I sea a great potential in terms of growth Because of the vision&mission of the company and growth is my ambition.
9.
To improve my skills learn more and build my carrer here, I always wanted to be a part of this company.
10.
Because in want to have a trade as a welder.
12.
Why do you want a career as a boilermaker?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
It is my dream job I will die to end up being a boilermaker.
2.
Because I come from a poor family. Iwise raise by a single parent my mother, Iuse to work after school a guy who work with steel at home to help my mother to pay fees. Is were I start loving boilermaker job.
3.
I want to contribute my talent and dedication to this craft.
4.
I have been a boilermaker for 16 years I like to work with my hands building creating and fabricating with metal I have enjoyed it so far and want to keep working to the highest standard possible.
5.
Because I live to travel, I like to learn, I like to work hard, and I could see myself doing this for a long time.
6.
Fabrication is my life/accuracy in produced products is my biggest perfection(client satisfaction and expectation is what I adore most.I like boilermaker as a profession.
7.
Boiler making is my passion and I take pride in my completed jobs wrt to quality and compliance.
8.
Am patient about boilermaker.
9.
I enjoy creating or inventing some new things using my hands and working with still.
10.
Because I love working with hands.
13.
As a boilermaker, what do you believe is your best asset?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Hard work, attention to detail, safe work practices.
2.
Without boiler making companies don't really stand a chance to run the way they run at this era I mean boiler making is very important in every aspect of any big company and to me I believe im the best at what I do so it fits me well.
3.
My ability to read drawings and comply to standards.
4.
Multiskilled and good safety awearness.
5.
My best asset as a boilermaker is my ingenuity and creativity.
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Make sure that I do the best for the company.
7.
My best asset is my knowledge and invested experience including my reliability and accuracy .
14.
How do you keep track of work so that it gets done on time?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Measure, evaluate, and execute.
2.
I skedule my work and I am a hard worker I dont mix job cause I will be confused.
3.
I put all my material and tools I will need close to me.
4.
All work will be logged in and turned in to my supervisor.
5.
By try to be fast and quick performing my job without any harm.
6.
Document work each day, hand overs, communication with supervisor at end of days work.
7.
Logged in my books of production and fabrication- time estimated of commissioning and target delivery on time(based on estimation).
8.
First I make sure before start any thing I try to understand what am I suppose to do and how will I succeed, secondly I always make it a point I dedicate my self to anything so that I don't make silly mistakes and what's so ever and lastly I apply my self always.
9.
Proper planning through 1SAP
10.
Planing and working fast but safe and accurately.
15.
What do you do when your time schedule or project plan is upset by unforeseen circumstances?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Come up with a new plan as quick as possible & get the job done.
2.
Report to the supervisor.
3.
Inform supervisors, possible proceed with any work that can be done in another area to keep the job moving.
4.
Prior ensure the trouble source if not found I'll ask more experienced artisans and my foreman(including the engineer).
5.
Firstly communicate to stakeholders, prioritize tasks to importance, ask assistance for tasks due to overrun.
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Calm down try to find out what actually has caused that circumstances.
7.
Dont panic keep a cool head and improvise.
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Priortise the important jobs first and least last or inform your supervisor.
9.
Must always plan for the unforeseen and find a way to work around it.
10.
I try to adjust the situation and then get on with what ever im suppose to get on with.
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Interview Questions
  1. If I called your boss right now and asked him or her what is an area that you could improve on, what would he or she say?
  2. What is lockout tagout? Why is it important?
  3. What types of valves are used for throttling?
  4. What is gas tungsten arc welding?
  5. What are the steps you follow to study a problem before making a decision?
  6. Explain to me how to perform the following weld, shielded metal arc welding.
  7. Tell me about your experience and level of comfortability in using hand tools.
  8. Are you comfortable with heights?
  9. Are you able to work in tight spaces?
  10. What is a Globe Valve?
  11. Why do you want to work for our company?
  12. Why do you want a career as a boilermaker?
  13. As a boilermaker, what do you believe is your best asset?
  14. How do you keep track of work so that it gets done on time?
  15. What do you do when your time schedule or project plan is upset by unforeseen circumstances?
  16. How does your experience relate to what our company does?
  17. Have you ever read a high pressure steam chart?
  18. Do you have welding experience? Where did you learn?
  19. Tell me about your most challenging task as a boilermaker.
  20. Why should we hire you?
  21. Tell me about a time when you influenced the outcome of a project by taking a leadership role.
  22. What is a Check Valve?
  23. What is a Butterfly Valve?
  24. How well do you read blueprints?
  25. What is a Gate Valve?
  26. What type of leadership do you respond best to?
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