Utilities Mock Interview

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The utilities industry is highly regulated. How do you stay on top of policy changes and trends related to our business?

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30 Utilities Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. The utilities industry is highly regulated. How do you stay on top of policy changes and trends related to our business?

  • 2. Our industry is highly competitive. In your opinion, what are we doing right at Company ABC? What could we be doing better?

  • 3. Have you personally used the services of Company ABC? If so, what was your overall experience?

  • 4. Company ABC has many different departments and growth opportunities. Where would you like to see your career go with us in the next couple of years?

  • 5. Why do you want to work for Company ABC?

  • 6. What are your greatest strengths? How will these skills benefit Company ABC, if hired?

  • 7. At Company ABC we believe in continued education opportunities. What course or workshop would you take, if given the opportunity?

  • 8. Why do you want to pursue a career opportunity in the utilities industry?

  • 9. Tell me about the most important skill you have gained in the past year. How will that skill help you succeed in this role with Company ABC?

  • 10. If we hire you at Company ABC, how will you make an impact in the first 90 days?

  • 11. Sometimes our customers do not understand their bill and they will reach us with questions. Tell me about your communication skills and how you would respond to an irate customer.

  • 12. Give me an example of a time when you went above and beyond.

  • 13. Have you progressed in your career as you have expected?

  • 14. Describe your leadership skills.

  • 15. Would you be willing to work over 40 hours a week?

  • 16. Would you say you are a better verbal or written communicator?

  • 17. 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?

  • 18. How do you manage a large workload?

  • 19. How do you determine priorities when you have multiple projects due?

  • 20. How do you handle stress?

  • 21. Do you have experience in corrective discipline and terminations?

  • 22. On a scale from 1 to 10, how honest are you?

  • 23. How can we motivate you on the job?

  • 24. How do you respond to feedback?

  • 25. When do you best demonstrate yourself as a leader?

  • 26. Do you have reliable transportation?

  • 27. Tell me about yourself.

  • 28. What are your salary expectations?

  • 29. What would you do if a client asked you about a product or service and you were unsure of the answer?

  • 30. What questions do you have for me?