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Electrical Technician Interview Questions

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Electrical and electronics engineering technicians help engineers design and develop computers, communications equipment, medical monitoring devices, navigational equipment, and other electrical and electronic equipment. They often work in product evaluation and testing, using measuring and diagnostic devices to adjust, test, and repair equipment.
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Electrical Technician Interview Questions

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What are your qualifications for this job?

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I have a experience in maintenance field for problem solving.
 
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Safaty , elment, shoes, har log, glass.
 

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#3 of 25

Why are you leaving your current job?

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I need more exp and salary.
 
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To have an opportunity to give my best.
 

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#4 of 25

Are you confident in your ability to interpret any electrical diagram and repair most equipment in safe manner?

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I am fairly confident in my ability to read electrical diagrams and perform the needed repairs.
 
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Yes, I am confident I can grab any electrical digrams and repair.
 

Education Requirements

A two year associates degree is usually required to become an Electrical Technician.

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#5 of 25

Tell me about your on-the-job training.

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I have bachelor s degree in electronics and telecommunications and my job experience was in electronics domain.
 
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DEA Electrical and 4 year experience in cement plant inspector.
 

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#6 of 25

What can you do for us that other candidates cannot?

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I work very well with all people. Self motivated and responsible person. Good interpersonal skills
 
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Utilize my international experience from a similar lab.
 

Work Environment

Electrical and electronics engineering technicians work closely with electrical and electronics engineers. For this reason, teamwork is an important part of the job. They work in offices, laboratories, and factories because their job tasks involve both engineering theory and assembly-line production. Electrical and electronics engineering technicians may be exposed to hazards from equipment or toxic materials, but incidents are rare if proper procedures are followed.

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#7 of 25

Do you have experience in manufacturing?

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Sorry I have no such kind of experience.
 
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Yes inhave worked before in a turbo charger manufacturing industry as a maintenance techncian for machines.
 

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#8 of 25

What attracted you to our job posting?

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I can help you to grown your company.
 
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I have more knowledge about to develop new things for the organization.
 

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#9 of 25

What was the most difficult repair job you have done?

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I have troubleshoot a hydraulic machine when it was dead condition.
 
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Because its my aim to be a part of your company and want to show my ability and honesty.
 

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#10 of 25

Why are you interested in working for us?

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Due to experience and confidence.
 
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I love our field because I interested in and also study about power generation so I want to know about it more.
 

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#11 of 25

Do you have experience developing programs for maintaining new equipment?

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I have not too much experience but I will maintaining our equipment for their betterment in future.
 
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Yes, we monitoring equipments and rated output taken and decreased the load.
 

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#12 of 25

What are your career goals?

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To be an an electricalengineer.
 
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I want to gain knowledge and experience and beneficial for company and buildup my confidence.
 

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#13 of 25

How long would you expect to work for us if hired?

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as long as i work with using my knowladege and the campany satifaye my work, i work for long time
 
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As long as.
 

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#14 of 25

Why do you want to be an electrical technician?

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because any thing in this world is linked with electrial power...so if we learn this electrical course we can have a good feature.......
 
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It is what i know how to do best, and my passion wouldnt alow me otherwise.
 

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#15 of 25

Do you have leadership experience?

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Yes. I have experience that I can handle one shift with 6 team members in maintenance.
 
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Yes team leader in my old company.
 

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#16 of 25

How do you handle stressful situations?

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i will think what is the eassy way and how can apply this and will do carefully
 
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During with the stressful situations,we have to focus our mind and stay cool. think about something that will makes every one refresh, then make another options or listen with other brighter ideas.
 

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#17 of 25

Tell me about your favorite engineering class. Why was is your favorite?

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Control systems, they portrayed the realities of the modern systems funtioning.
 
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Power distribution and flow load calculation because its make me crazy its theory.
 

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#18 of 25

What equipment are you most comfortable working on?

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Auromation equipments special purpose machine controlled by the plc.
 
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All electrical tools which are help ful for the repairing.
 

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#19 of 25

What post-secondary education do you have? What would you change about your academic experience and what was the biggest positive for you?

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To get more and more idealistic and practical both.
 
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Current level of education.
 

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#20 of 25

What is your ideal company culture?

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Well if we have skills with us it doesnt matter for us to choose a company..wherever we go skills mattrs n not the comp
 
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A company that will use my skills and abilities and add to them too.
 

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#21 of 25

What makes you a stand-out candidate?

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Experience and the interpersonal skills.
 
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1-do best for company respect our staff and all other departments and obey all orders complete as per required . 2-one chance give me next time you will definitely allow me to work that company.
 

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#22 of 25

Being strong in Math is an important skill as an Electrical Technician. Tell me about a time that you used complex math to analyze and/or create schematics.

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#23 of 25

Tell me about a time when you felt overwhelmed by a project or a deadline. How did you deal with it and what did you learn?

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I composed myself and relaxed a bit then moved on.
 
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Its make sense that I take responsibility to finished my task and make the time frame its finished it this to this make it possible but in case I failed it may be more time request or situation depends and this will manageable thing.
 

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#24 of 25

If you needed something immediately and your supervisor was unavailable, what would you do?

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Request in the next level.
 
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I make request about to get something and send to our in charge for this cert en thing then follow their response.
 

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#25 of 25

What have you done in the last year to improve your knowledge as an Electrical Technician?

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I have installed the softwares for the plc to learn.
 
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I have read the Basics of electronics by Malvino and I have attended discussions related to electronics assembly.
 
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