[quote user="BarbieW"]We don't use a reading comprehension test for hiring so I don't have any first-hand recommendation. You do want to be careful that you have a test that is validated and that it is testing skills really required to do the job.[/quote]
When I was doing HR in a heavy manufacturing environment, I used a job performance test. I asked them to read the first paragraph of instructions for a caliper out loud and then asked them to demonstrate the use of the caliper as explained in the paragraph.