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Civil Engineer Interview Questions

30 Questions and Answers by Josh Sadlock

Question 1 of 30

Tell me about a time when you were in disagreement with the construction crew. What was the problem and how was it resolved?

Civil Engineer Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    Tell me about a time when you were in disagreement with the construction crew. What was the problem and how was it resolved?

  2. 2.

    When did you realize you wanted a career as a civil engineer?

  3. 3.

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

  4. 4.

    How do you handle stress on the job?

  5. 5.

    What part of being a civil engineer do you dislike the most?

  6. 6.

    When do you have difficulty working in a team environment?

  7. 7.

    What was the most challenging team you worked with? Why?

  8. 8.

    Describe a situation where you had a confrontation with a construction crew.

  9. 9.

    What was your favorite class in undergrad?

  10. 10.

    Tell me about your greatest work related accomplishment.

  11. 11.

    What is the best way to deal with a difficult client?

  12. 12.

    Do you have experience using 3D modeling software or finite element software?

  13. 13.

    What do you think is the most important trait for a project manager?

  14. 14.

    When have you taken an existing process and used your own engineering judgement to make it better?

  15. 15.

    Tell me about a time when you had to work long hours to reach a project deadline. How did you handle it?

  16. 16.

    What's your dream project to be a part of?

  17. 17.

    What do you enjoy most about being a civil engineer?

  18. 18.

    How would you handle a situation where a design flaw led to a serious accident?

  19. 19.

    What should be the top priority for civil engineers today?

  20. 20.

    Why are you interested in joining our firm?

  21. 21.

    How familiar are you with using AutoCAD?

  22. 22.

    Tell me about a time when you created a unique idea or solution, and it was rejected by your colleagues. How were you able to bounce back?

  23. 23.

    When have you had to think outside of the box to solve a problem?

  24. 24.

    What qualities do you believe are most valuable for a team?

  25. 25.

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

  26. 26.

    Tell me about a time when you improved communication between yourself and a co-worker or client.

  27. 27.

    Tell me about a time when your communication skills greatly benefited your team.

  28. 28.

    Describe an ongoing problem at your current or former employer that you were able to overcome.

  29. 29.

    Can you talk to me about your GPA during undergraduate/graduate school?

  30. 30.

    What part of being a civil engineer brings you the most stress?