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At Company ABC we have a variety of career opportunities. Do you prefer to work on-site or in an office environment?

"The majority of my experience has been more hands on and working on-site. With that said, I am happy to work in any capacity required of me. I do bring office related experience as well and am comfortable in either work environment."

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33 Construction Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. At Company ABC we have a variety of career opportunities. Do you prefer to work on-site or in an office environment?

  • 2. At Company ABC we employ a large variety of personalities in trade and office based roles. Do you have experience managing a variety of personalities?

  • 3. Our construction projects at Company ABC vary greatly in terms of size and budget. Tell me about the range of projects you have worked on.

  • 4. We have a few strong competitors at Company ABC. In your opinion, what makes us stand out from the others?

  • 5. At Company ABC we strive to be the best in our industry. In your opinion, what could we be doing better?

  • 6. We offer many opportunities for growth with Company ABC. How would you like to see your career grow with us?

  • 7. We always have multiple projects on the go at Company ABC. Are you accustomed to working on multiple projects at one time?

  • 8. At Company ABC we work on a range of projects. When it comes to the construction industry, do you prefer working on commercial or residential projects?

  • 9. At Company ABC we seek to hire those with a wide range of skills and talents. What are your top 3 strengths.

  • 10. Safety comes first at Company ABC. Tell me about your safety related training and your safety record in your current position.

  • 11. Construction can be stressful. How do you deal with stressful situations in the workplace?

  • 12. Company ABC is looking for a team member with flexible work hours. Are you able and willing to work overtime as needed?

  • 13. What role do you generally like to take in team projects?

  • 14. Are you applying for any other jobs?

  • 15. What decisions did you routinely make in your last position?

  • 16. What is your current salary?

  • 17. Tell me about a recurring problem that you run into in your current position, and how you handle it.

  • 18. Tell me one thing about yourself that you would like to improve upon.

  • 19. What type of goals do you like to set for yourself and your team?

  • 20. Do you believe you are a leader? When have you led a team?

  • 21. What attracts you the most to this particular position?

  • 22. Do you think honesty is always the best policy?

  • 23. Company ABC is asking for 8 years of industry experience and you have just 5. Why do you think you are qualified for this position?

  • 24. We believe in goal setting, here at Company ABC. Tell me about one of your goals. How are you working towards it?

  • 25. When have you had to be extra thorough in completing tasks?

  • 26. When have you taken an existing process and used your own creativity to make it better?

  • 27. What feedback did you receive at your last job?

  • 28. It seems that your resume is missing certain skills that are necessary for this position. How do you plan to compensate for these missing skills?

  • 29. Tell me about an error or mistake you made because of a breakdown in communication from you or one of your team members.

  • 30. Why do you want this job with Company ABC?

  • 31. Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?

  • 32. Do you consider yourself a patient person? How do you increase your patience level in challenging situations?

  • 33. Which parts of your current position bring you the most stress?