HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning)

HVAC online test: Pre-employment screening assessment to hire the best candidates

About the HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) test

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) finds its applications in most organizations, and it requires detailed attention. It is important for organizations to maintain an efficient HVAC system to control energy costs and prevent longer breakdowns in the facilities. Organizations that have intensive applications of HVAC systems, such as in manufacturing settings or large buildings, especially need skilled technical staff to appropriately operate and maintain the HVAC systems and ensure that they remain in an optimal operating condition.

This HVAC test evaluates candidates’ abilities to maintain and troubleshoot a range of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment, including chillers, dehumidifiers, air and water distribution equipment, and air conditioners.

With its focus on practical application of knowledge through on-the-job maintenance and trouble-shooting scenarios, this screening test will help you identify HVAC technicians who have hands-on experience in dealing with a range of HVAC systems. Candidates who do well on this test will help you maintain your HVAC systems to ensure optimal, efficient performance.

The test is made by a subject-matter expert

Muhammad S.

Muhammad S. is a mechanical engineer by profession, with nine years of professional working experience as a Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Utilities engineer. He has worked with major multinational companies, including Colgate Palmolive and GlaxoSmithKline, and enjoys sharing his expertise by collaborating with other professionals in the field and through working on additional projects, such as hiring tests.

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What is the difference between an assessment and a test?
An assessment is the total package of tests and custom questions that you put together to evaluate your candidates. Each individual test within an assessment is designed to test something specific, such as a job skill or language. An assessment can consist of up to 5 tests and 20 custom questions. You can have candidates respond to your custom questions in several ways, such as with a personalized video.
Can I add my own questions to an assessment?
Yes! Custom questions are great for testing candidates in your own unique way. We support the following question types: video, multiple-choice, coding, file upload, and essay. Besides adding your own custom questions, you can also create your own tests.
How do video questions work?
A video question is a specific type of custom question you can add to your assessment. Video questions let you create a question and have your candidates use their webcam to record a video response. This is an excellent way to see how a candidate would conduct themselves in a live interview, and is especially useful for sales and hospitality roles. Some good examples of things to ask for video questions would be "Why do you want to work for our company?" or "Try to sell me an item you have on your desk right now." You can learn more about video questions here.
Can you explain how the other custom question types work?
Besides video questions, you can also add the following types of custom questions: multiple-choice, coding, file upload, and essay. Multiple-choice lets your candidates choose from a list of answers that you provide, coding lets you create a coding problem for them to solve, file upload allows your candidates to upload a file that you request (such as a resume or portfolio), and essay allows an open-ended text response to your question. You can learn more about different custom question types here.
Can I customize an assessment with my company logo and color theme?
Yes! You can add your own logo and company color theme to your assessments. This is a great way to leave a positive and lasting brand impression on your candidates.
What type of support do you offer?
Our team is always here to help. After you sign up, we’ll reach out to guide you through the first steps of setting up your TestGorilla account. If you have any further questions, you can contact our support team via email, chat or call. We also offer detailed guides in our extensive Help & Inspiration Center.
What is the cost for using the HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) test?
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Can I combine the HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) test with other tests?
Yes. You can add up to five tests to each assessment.
Where in my recruitment process should I use the HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) test?
We recommend using our assessment software as a pre-screening tool at the beginning of your recruitment process. You can add a link to the assessment in your job post or directly invite candidates by email. TestGorilla replaces traditional CV screening with a much more reliable and efficient process, designed to find the most skilled candidates earlier and faster.

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