132.1.02 TASK: Place and finish concrete.
Apply these ACTION STATEMENTS to the TASK ELEMENTS listed below:
A. Describe the sequence of steps of this procedure and explain the reasons for each.
B. List significant tools/equipment/machines used in this procedure.
C. Discuss the control/coordination required while performing this procedure.
D. Describe indications that would be observed during this procedure (lights, breakers, valves, meters, gauges, noise, vibrations, smoke, etc.)
E. Describe assistance required while performing this procedure.
F. Explain results if this procedure is not performed properly or if it is neglected.
G. Perform the steps of this procedure when practical.
H. Discuss safety precautions.
|.01 Methods of placing concrete.||X||X||X|
|b. Hand tooling||X|
|e. Vibrator compacting||X||X||X||X|
|.02 Methods of finishing concrete.||X||X|
|f. Sack rub||X||X||X|
Figure 1-2.-Typical task analysis with task elements and related action statements.
This rephrased sentence is not a question. It is a statement that directs the interviewee to tell you what he or she knows about performing the steps required and the reasons for performing them. There are no questions in the PRCP Standards and Guides; therefore, no answers are provided. The guides point out the areas to be discussed (in terms of Action Statements and Task Elements). Then you, the interviewer, evaluate the interviewee's responses based on your knowledge and judgment.
The only way you can determine whether the interviewee knows the task element is to make sure you have full knowledge of the task yourself. If you are unfamiliar with or "rusty" in any tasks in the guides, you must study these areas thoroughly before attempting to interview anyone. Also, if you do not understand how a particular action statement is used with a task element, you must resolve this before interviewing. One way of doing this is for you to discuss the problem with others who are familiar with the skill.
You should know the task element ONLY with the applicable action statements indicated in the columns to their right by an X in the matrix. For example, in figure 1-2, only action statements B and E are used with task element .01a. In task element .02a of theContinue Reading