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Boilermaker Interview Questions

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When we contact your previous employers, what will they tell us about your job performance? If it were possible, would they hire you again?

Boilermaker Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    When we contact your previous employers, what will they tell us about your job performance? If it were possible, would they hire you again?

  2. 2.

    Why do you want to work for our company?

  3. 3.

    Have you ever had the opportunity to train someone? Do you have a specific approach that you use?

  4. 4.

    What is gas tungsten arc welding?

  5. 5.

    Some people have a hard time taking instructions while others will do anything someone asks of them. Where do you fit on this dimension?

  6. 6.

    What type of co-worker do you find it most difficult to work with? Why? How do you handle situations when you have to work with someone like this?

  7. 7.

    Tell me about your experience and how comfortable you are using hand tools.

  8. 8.

    Give an example of working at height and any issues you may have experienced.

  9. 9.

    Tell me about a time you had to work in a tight space and any issues you may have experienced.

  10. 10.

    What is a Globe Valve?

  11. 11.

    What is lockout tagout? Why is it important?

  12. 12.

    Why do you want a career as a boilermaker?

  13. 13.

    Tell me about a time when someone pointed out something you did wrong. How did you feel about it? What was the situation? What did you say?

  14. 14.

    What types of valves are used for throttling?

  15. 15.

    If you and a couple of other workers were given instructions to do a certain job one way but you knew that there was a better way to do it, what would you do?

  16. 16.

    If your task was to open the internals of a tower, would you feel comfortable being in an enclosed area with limited space? Please explain.

  17. 17.

    Tell me about your experience reading a high-pressure steam chart/table.

  18. 18.

    What advice would you give someone who is thinking of becoming a boilermaker?

  19. 19.

    What rubs you the wrong way at work? What do you do when you feel this way?

  20. 20.

    Most people feel that they sometimes disagree with a policy or rule. Tell me about a time where you felt it was OK to go against a work policy or rule. What was it about this rule that you did not agree with? What did you do? What happened?

  21. 21.

    In general, do you think policies and procedures help your work or make it harder? Why do you feel that way?

  22. 22.

    Have you ever worked in a refinery? If so, what type of work have you done?

  23. 23.

    What are some disappointments you have experienced on your previous jobs? Why did you feel this way?

  24. 24.

    Tell me about a time when you prevented a dangerous situation. What was going on? Why was it dangerous? What exactly did you do?

  25. 25.

    How do you handle repetitive job tasks that must be done correctly?

  26. 26.

    If you were a foreman, what types of things would you tell the workers in your craft about being safe? What would you do if they did not take you seriously?