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Top 25 Electrician Interview Questions
Question 1 of 25
Why did you want to be an electrician?
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Question 1 of 25
Why did you want to be an electrician?
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"I have always loved using power tools and doing hands-on projects. I enjoy the technicality. When I get stumped about how something works or how to fix it, I enjoy the trial and error aspect of diagnosing a problem. Troubleshooting is interesting to me."
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Question 2 of 25
Tell me about your education.
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You have worked hard to get to this point, so talk about all the energy you put into your training! Explain your education by talking about the classroom and hands on experience that shows how you meet the qualifications. In order to meet the basic standards, you'll need your high school diploma or GED, and you'll need to complete an apprenticeship program that includes classroom and on the job training. Talk about what you learned specifically in your training that will prove you have what it takes. You can share an example of some of the work you learned to do during training and talk about your technical skills.
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Question 3 of 25
How well do you pay attention to details?
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Question 4 of 25
Where do you see yourself in the next five years?
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Question 5 of 25
What overall experience do you have in construction?
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Question 6 of 25
Why do you want to work for our team?
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Question 7 of 25
If I ask you to do something in a way you are not used to, how would you handle this?
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Question 8 of 25
What are your weaknesses?
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Question 9 of 25
How do you handle criticism?
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Question 10 of 25
Have you ever rewired a finished house?
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Question 11 of 25
What did you find difficult to do as an electrician when you were an apprentice? How have you learned to do this without feeling challenged by it?
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Question 12 of 25
How do you maintain positive relationships with building engineers and architects when working on a project?
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Question 13 of 25
Tell me about your customer service skills.
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Question 14 of 25
If you were rewiring one outlet in an older home, where all the other outlets had no ground, would you find a way to install a ground into the new outlet or just let it go?
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Question 15 of 25
What are your strengths?
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Question 16 of 25
Have you trained others on your team before?
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Question 17 of 25
Have you ever torn apart a computer or device to see how it works?
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Question 18 of 25
What steps do you take when troubleshooting?
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Question 19 of 25
What type of work environment do you find most challenging?
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Question 20 of 25
Have you ever messed up a three way switch, didn't test it, and realized after the drywall was finished?
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Question 21 of 25
What is the largest electrical project you have completed?
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Question 22 of 25
Tell me about a time when you made a mistake.
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Question 23 of 25
Have you ever fished wire?
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Question 24 of 25
Tell me about your experience as an electrician.
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Question 25 of 25
Have you ever completed a project that did not meet state or building regulations?
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