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Describe a difficult project and how you overcame it?
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Do you enjoy a challenge?
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Tell me about your experience in dealing with routine engineering work. How do you keep from getting bored?
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Have you ever been overloaded with work?
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What was your greatest accomplishment as an Engineer?
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What was your biggest disappointment as an Engineer?
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How do you decide what gets top priority when scheduling your time?
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What area of engineering do you find most challenging?
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What is your philosophy towards work?
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What excites you the most about a career as an Engineer?
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By providing examples, convince me that you can adapt to a wide variety of people, situations and environments.
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What new engineering specialty skills have you developed during the past year?
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Recently, tell me a problem you faced where you were unsure the answer. How did you research the problem and find a correct solution?
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What do you think will be your weakness in this position?
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What engineering skills have you developed or improved upon during the past year?
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Describe the most significant written technical report or presentation that you had to complete.
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Tell me about the most challenging engineering project that you have been involved with during past year.
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What is your overall career objective? Do you see yourself working in engineering ten years from now? If not, what do you think you will be doing?
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What do you dislike about being an engineer?
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Why do you want a career as an Engineer?
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What single project or task would you consider the most significant accomplishment in your career so far?
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What are you doing to keep current in technology?
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What do you feel is the most important skill an Engineer should possess?
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What makes you passionate about being an Engineer?
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As an Engineer, what do you believe is your best asset?
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How do you handle disappointment?
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What three words would you use to describe yourself?
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How do you keep track of work so that it gets done on time?
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Tell me about a time when you influenced the outcome of a project by taking a leadership role.
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What do you do when your time schedule or project plan is upset by unforeseen circumstances?
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What have you done to further your own professional development in the past 5 years?
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Are you happy with your career as an Engineer?
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