Employee Aptitude Survey

Please review the skills definitions and testing information of the Connexus Energy Employee Aptitude Survey (EAS).

Verbal Comprehension (EAS 1)
The ability to understand written words and the ideas associated with them. You will select the synonym for a designated word from four options.

Numerical Ability (EAS 2)
The ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers, decimals, and fractions. The test is set up in three separately time sections. Part I measures facility with integers, Part II measures facility with decimals, and Part III measures facility with common fractions.

Please note: We recommend that you prepare for this test by reviewing and practicing basic math skills, such as how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions. No calculators or outside devices are allowed.

Visual Pursuit (EAS 3)
The ability to make rapid, accurate scanning movements with the eyes. You will visually trace lines through an entangled network that resembles a schematic design.

Visual Speed and Accuracy (EAS 4)
The ability to compare numbers or patterns quickly and accurately. You will compare sets of number series that may include decimals, letters, or other symbols.

Space Visualization (EAS 5)
The ability to visualize forms in space and mentally manipulate objects. This ability is a major component of mechanical aptitude. For a specific block, you will indicate how many other blocks in pile contact it.

Numerical Reasoning (EAS 6)
The ability to analyze logical numerical relationships and to discover underlying principles. You will select the next number in each series from five options.

Verbal Reasoning (EAS 7)
The ability to combine separate pieces of information and to form conclusions based on that information. You will review a list of facts that are followed by five conclusions. Based on the information, you will indicate whether each conclusion is true, false, or indeterminable.

Symbolic Reasoning (EAS 8)
The ability to mentally manipulate abstract symbols and to make logical judgments and decisions. Each problem contains a statement and a conclusion. You will indicate whether the conclusions are true, false, or indeterminable.