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Published August 4th, 2014 | Rachelle is a job search expert, career coach, and headhunter
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Problem solving is a critical component for a successful engineer, tell me about the most difficult engineering problem you had to solve?
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Problem solving is a critical component for a successful engineer, tell me about the most difficult engineering problem you had to solve?
2.
How well do you manage your time?
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I manage and micro manage my time very well adapting the schedule to the given task.
3.
How much voltage is present in neutral resistance? How much voltage is present in earth resistance?
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The voltage is zero for both.
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Why did you want to enter the electrical field?
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To develop solutions that can aid the population by automating processes.
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When you designed an IO, what was its speed?
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It depends on the materials used.
6.
Are you familiar with NEC codes?
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Yes as I used to help a qualified electrician as one of my previous jobs.
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What types of IO have you designed?
8.
What is the difference between Earthing and Grounding?
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Earthing means connecting the dead part (it means the part which does not carries current under normal condition) to the earth. For example electrical equipment’s frames, enclosures, supports etc. While grounding means connecting the live part (it means the part which carries current under normal condition) to the earth. For example neutral of power transforme.
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More or less it is same.
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Give me an example of a time that you felt you went above and beyond the call of duty at work.
10.
What transistor level design tools are you proficient with? What types of designs were they used on?
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I am familiar with BJTs and Mosfets, I used to work on a design of class A, B and AB
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