Mechanical Aptitude Test

When selecting employees that will be performing jobs that involve mechanical or equipment repair, general building maintenance, knowledge of tools and/or general mechanical concepts, it is important to assess such skills objectively. Failure to do so could result in hiring individuals that could cause harm to themselves and those around them. The Mechanical Aptitude Test(MAT) provides a valid, reliable and objective measure of an individual's knowledge of general mechanical concepts.


The degree to which the individual has knowledge of basic electrical concepts.
The degree to which the individual has knowledge of basic measurement and mathematical concepts.
The degree to which the individual can conceptualize how moving one object might affect another.
The degree to which the individual has a basic understanding of how varying weight distribution affects effort and safety.
Measures the degree to which the individual is able to mentally manipulate various objects in order to determine how they might best be assembled or how they might best fit together.
The degree to which the individual has basic knowledge of common tools.


Manufacturing includes planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing, and process engineering. Manufacturing tests can be used for various roles such as machine operation, maintenance, machinist, line worker, shipping and receiving and many more. Companies often assess work habits such as reliability, responsibility, attitudes about drugs, trustworthiness, and mechanical aptitude.
Truck driver, bus driver, van driver, warehouse packers and shippers, delivery driver.