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Top 15 Agricultural Engineers Interview Questions

Question 1 of 19
When is listening important on your job? When is listening difficult?
User-Submitted Answers
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When some one giving me advice in my work its listening important for me in my job, and when someone just talking to me irrelevant then its difficult for me to listen.
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Listening is a critical component for teamwork.
Question 2 of 19
Tell us about a time when you had to defend a decision you made even though other important people were opposed to your decision.
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Whilst acting as manager for my section, I made a decision to have section supervisors get company emails for ease of communication and to keep them in the loop of operations so that when their foremen are not available, we have no problems of getting them up to speed and executing tasks. I explained this to my superiors who opposed this because they felt there were too many people on emails. I have tried to convince them on two other occasions. I will persevere until they agree.
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When I belief that I am going on right path.
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When I have belief that I am going on right path.
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Hygiene issues are main and serious for us.
Question 3 of 19
What was your most challenging agricultural related, design project?
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Designing of centrifugal pump, and design of Hydraulic Bench.
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Sandy and stone where there is unoften temperature.
Question 4 of 19
What made you choose to apply to Agriculture?
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As our family is involve in this profession from recently two decades, it grew my interest in agriculture, I also want to share my knowledge of agriculture in this vast field to enhance my skills and abilities and do some thing usefull for mankind.
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The region where I live is well known for its Agriculture and this is the main reason I was interested in this from beginning, second is that my country is facing many problems related to Flood, food scarcity, energy and water shortage problems so I thought an agricultural engineer could be the leader to solve these problems and this maybe I am. This attracted me to choose agriculture.
3.
I have always wanted to learn about plants and work with plants this was my passionate.
4.
I always wanted work with plants and leaving creature also I have always interested in science. I enjoy to work with my hand and see how plants are growing . I used plant flower all my childhood.

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Question 5 of 19
What type of agricultural equipment are you most familiar with?
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I most familiar with the pumping, discharge measurement and surveying equipment. Also well known about planting and harvesting equipment.
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Drip irrigation, tractor, broadcost spreader.
3.
Pumps, Sprinklers, Drip irrigation system, Basic agricultural Machinery, hydraulics equipment etc.
Question 6 of 19
Explain the Absorption of Minerals and water?
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Taking of water and other fertilizers/minerals by plants from soil through roots.
Question 7 of 19
What do you like most about Agricultural Engineering?
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Soil and water conservation engineering.
Question 8 of 19
What are your hopes for, in this position?
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Insallah I hopes our agritultural sector is very broad and I can found job easily and I serve my knowledge in prctically for the prosperity of country.
Question 9 of 19
What area of agriculture do you find most interesting and would like a long term career in?
Question 10 of 19
Do you have experience with CAD technology?
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Yes, # months diploma, and internship experience.
Question 11 of 19
What is artificial chromosome construction?
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Yes, 3 months diploma, and internship experience.
Question 12 of 19
Do you enjoy traveling to work sites?
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Yes, I enjoy a lot field work.
Question 13 of 19
Have you planned a rural electric-power distribution system? Tell me about it.
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Yes, it was my mini-project in 4th semester of my graduation.
Question 14 of 19
How did you get work assignments at your most recent employer?
Question 15 of 19
How many hours a day do you put into your work? What were your study patterns at school?
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Mostly I can easily adjust with my working hours, Maximum 14 hours a day I can put into my work. During school my study pattern was that 5 hours in school and 4 hours home study.
Question 16 of 19
During certain seasons, we work overtime, are you comfortable working overtime on projects?
Question 17 of 19
Why did you pursue a career in agricultural engineering?
User-Submitted Answers
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Because I have a good past in this field.
Question 18 of 19
Tell me about a training program that you have developed or enhanced.
User-Submitted Answers
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3 months internship in High efficiency Irrigation system.
Question 19 of 19
Are you ok working outside in poor weather conditions?
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Yes, am easily adjustable.

About Agricultural Engineers

September 3rd, 2017

Agricultural engineers work in the agricultural industry where they use their knowledge of engineering technology to design customized agricultural machinery, structures, equipment, and processes. They perform extensive research to identify better ways to conserve water and soil, more efficient sowing and harvesting techniques and improve how agricultural products are processed and stored. Their specific responsibilities may differ depending on the exact field they are working in within the agricultural industry.
Agricultural engineers must have strong mathematics, critical thinking, complex problem-solving, and communication skills. They must also have extensive knowledge of technology design and be able to determine which tools and equipment are the best choices for a particular job.
You need to have a bachelor's degree in agricultural or biological engineering to work as an agricultural engineer. Some employers may also require applicants to have a license as a professional engineer or PE.
At your interview, be prepared to convince the interviewer that you have what it takes to be an agricultural engineer. Answer all questions confidently and honestly. Prospective employers are more likely to hire applicants who are confident in their abilities and skills. Think about how you will answer those common interview questions about your interests, strengths, weaknesses, and career goals. Not sure what questions to expect at your interview. Go to Mock Questions to know more.

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