Civil Engineering Technician Mock Interview

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What duties on our job posting do you consider the most challenging?

"The duties I consider the most challenging are (X duties you consider the most challenging) because I don't have experience performing such duties in a professional capacity. However, I have performed similar duties in a volunteer capacity while in university where I (X equivalent experience in a volunteer capacity). Because of this experience, I know I will be able to successfully perform in a work environment."

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28 Civil Engineering Technician Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. What duties on our job posting do you consider the most challenging?

  • 2. What motivates you in your career?

  • 3. Tell me about your attendance record in your current or last position.

  • 4. Tell me what your current or former employer had to say about the quality of your work in your last performance review.

  • 5. What are your short term career goals?

  • 6. Have you ever left a position without providing notice?

  • 7. Tell me about your post-secondary education.

  • 8. What would you current or former employer say about you?

  • 9. How do you handle stress and pressure?

  • 10. Tell me about your ability to remain ethical in difficult situations.

  • 11. What is you greatest strength and how will it contribute to your success in this role?

  • 12. What is your greatest weakness and what are you doing to improve in that area?

  • 13. Why should we hire you?

  • 14. What do you enjoy the most about being a Civil Engineering Technician?

  • 15. What excites you the most about this position?

  • 16. Are you available to work overtime, evenings, weekends and holidays, and/or start your shift early in the morning?

  • 17. How do you or would you motivate your team?

  • 18. How do you feel about the paperwork end of being a Civil Engineering Technician?

  • 19. When working on a typical project in your field, what do you find to be the usual culprit to time delays, and how do you correct these issues?

  • 20. Tell me about a time when a certain project did not go as planned. How did you and your team correct the issue?

  • 21. Tell me about a time when you had to criticize and give feedback to a construction worker. How did it go?

  • 22. What are your long term career goals?

  • 23. What do you know about our firm?

  • 24. What do you feel your best skill is related to the position of Civil Engineering Technician?

  • 25. How well do you handle criticism?

  • 26. What made you choose a career as a Civil Engineering Technician?

  • 27. Tell me about an important goal that you set in the past. Were you successful?

  • 28. Give me an example of when you had to go above and beyond the call of duty in order to get a job done.