Geometric dimensioning & tolerancing (GD&T)

GD&T skills test: Pre-employment screening assessment to hire the best candidates

About the Geometric dimensioning & tolerancing (GD&T) test

The Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) language comprises symbols and standards that have been developed and are used by both engineers and manufacturers in order to describe a product and easily communicate among the different people and entities working together to bring something into production. This screening test follows the rules of GD&T as described in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Y14.5.

The test assesses candidates' knowledge and practical skills in using the principles, concepts, and best practices of GD&T. It evaluates candidates in the fundamentals and symbology of GD&T, datum referencing, and the different types of geometric tolerances. Different questions test the candidates' understanding of datums and features, GD&T symbols, the feature control frame, and material condition modifiers, among other things.

Candidates who perform well on this test have not only a strong GD&T knowledge but also the experience needed to apply that knowledge in practical work-related situations. These candidates can read designs correctly, interpret and communicate product needs accurately, and make decisions that move production forward.

The test is made by a subject-matter expert

Ali P.

An Aerospace engineer with a background in mechanical design, project management, and product development, Ali has 10 year of experience in aerospace structures and electric vehicle traction battery systems. His experience includes positions as a team lead at Jaguar Land Rover UK and the Turkish Aerospace Industries. In addition to his practical skills, Ali also an APM qualification in project management and as a team leader possesses strong people skills.

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