Electrician Interview Questions

25 Electrician Questions and Answers by on February 25th, 2018

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If your supervisor asked you to do something in a way you were not used to, how would you react?

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Electrician Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    If your supervisor asked you to do something in a way you were not used to, how would you react?

  2. 2.

    Where do you see your electrical career taking you in the next five years?

  3. 3.

    How many days were you absent from work last year?

  4. 4.

    What's your ideal company to work for?

  5. 5.

    Would you consider yourself to be a "Jack-of-all-trades"?

  6. 6.

    Why did you want to be an electrician?

  7. 7.

    Electricians have a big responsibility. How well do you pay attention to details and safety?

  8. 8.

    What overall experience do you have in construction?

  9. 9.

    What are your weaknesses, as an electrician?

  10. 10.

    How do you handle criticism from other trades professionals?

  11. 11.

    As an electrical apprentice, what was your most challenging task?

  12. 12.

    How do you maintain positive relationships with building engineers and architects?

  13. 13.

    Electricians often need to be in client-facing situations. Tell me about your customer service skills.

  14. 14.

    What are your strengths, as an electrician?

  15. 15.

    Have you ever trained other electricians?

  16. 16.

    What is the largest electrical project you have completed?

  17. 17.

    Have you ever completed a project that did not meet regulation?

  18. 18.

    Are you interested in any continued education?

  19. 19.

    Electricians are often needed for overtime work. Would you be willing to work over 40 hours a week?

  20. 20.

    When have you worked with a diverse group of people?

  21. 21.

    How do you handle conflict in the workplace?

  22. 22.

    Tell me something about yourself that I wouldn't know from reading your resume.

  23. 23.

    What questions do you have for me?

  24. 24.

    Do you ever use your sense of humor to diffuse a situation at work?

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    Why do you think you will be successful in this electricians role?