Many engineering employers will ask you to undertake a set of assessments during your recruitment process. As well as engineering aptitude tests, you may be expected to take a personality test, give a presentation, a case study, or written exercise. The assessments you can expect will depend on the type of engineering you are engaged in, and the employer you are applying to.
There are a number of engineering sectors, each of which contains a range of different jobs. Our table lists just some of the engineering groups you could belong to.
|Biomedical engineers||Chemical engineers||Civil engineers|
|Computer hardware engineer||Electrical engineer||Mechanical engineer|
|Software engineer||Systems engineers||Telecommunications engineer|
|Aeronautical engineer||Automotive engineer||Nuclear engineers|
Psychometric tests for engineers include a wide range of exercises, all aimed at assessing your work styles and in-work decision making. Some psychometric tests will be online tests, others will take place at your engineering assessment centre.
Examples of psychometric tests you may encounter as part of your engineering recruitment process include:
Preparation is key for any psychometric test. By preparing, you will be able to put yourself into the work persona of the role you are applying to. This will help you enhance the impression that you make on the assessors. Find out more about preparing for these assessments with JobTestPrep.