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Question 1 of 17
Describe the abilities you have in order to work with us as a Stationary Engineer.
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Experience with ammonia refrigeration, boilers, water treatment, troubleshooting skills, and good mechanical skills.
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Question 2 of 17
What are your 3 greatest weaknesses?
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Tend to fluster thoughts when speaking in meetings, new to the industry, confrontation is nervracking.
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Too aggressive to work, likes to jump in, and wants to be apart of lots of jobs.
Question 3 of 17
How would you describe your work style?
Question 4 of 17
Tell me about a time when you built rapport quickly with someone under difficult conditions.
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While managing a high-end mall jewelry store in which the clientele are usually quite well-mannered and soft-spoken, I returned from a lunch break to find one of our newer sales associates struggling with an irate and somewhat irrational customer. Voices were escalating, with the customer spewing negative comments that could be heard from within the mall. While maintaining good relationships with our customers is a hallmark of our company, this particular situation was not ordinary by any means. I could tell the sales associate was in over his head with this encounter, so I quickly walked into the conversation -- argument -- and proceeded to ask the customer several key questions so that I could both calm her down while also discovering more about her situation so that I could then defuse the confrontation and restore order in the store. In the process of talking with her, I found we had a common love of dogs and were able to talk about our dogs -- sharing some funny stories -- before getting back to her specific problem with the store. In the end, it turns out the company that handles our credit card had been double-billing her account, and I was able to make a phone call and solve her problem.
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French man named mike, we were working on a ICON extraction system, and the belt the disposed of the ICON was sticking. We had good communication and similar ideas, and ended up discovering that the chemical input on he process side was incorrect, resulting in sticking because nothing mechanical was incorrect. We worked well together.
Question 5 of 17
Are you a good problem-solver?
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Yes I would say so. The best example of this was a windy day on the range at cannaught.
Question 6 of 17
Are you a detail oriented person?
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I believe so yes. This thought brings me back to polishing a brass pipe on an oil feeder because we wanted whoever walked by that pipe to know that is was thorough.
Question 7 of 17
As a Stationary Engineer, what do you believe is your best asset?
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Good communication skills.
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My ability to solve problems.
Question 8 of 17
Do you have previous experience as a Stationary Engineer?
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Yes, at waterloo, and KC.
Question 9 of 17
What types of boilers have you operated?
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D type cleaver brooks watertube boiler (oil and gas capable), and a 3 pass boilersmith firetube boiler (gas) at cambrian. At waterloo, we had 3 d type dual burner water tube boilers (gas with NO4 oil backup). At KC, we had 2 D type watertube boilers (nat gas w/ oil backup)
Question 10 of 17
Why did you choose to pursue a career as a Stationary Engineer?
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My brother introduced me to it, and then after I did some research I discover they were in demand, and well paid.
Question 11 of 17
What are your 3 greatest strengths?
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Member of a team, communication skills, and leadership skills.
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Think on feet logical not afraid.
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Teamwork, ability to get the work done, and willingness to learn.
Question 12 of 17
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
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Working on a mortgage, paying off a car, and playing with a dog.
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At the top of the food chain. Ha Id like to see myself as a vital part of this organization.
Question 13 of 17
What are your career goals as a Stationary Engineer?
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Become a shift engineer, or branch into nuclear operations.
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Be able to get along with my coworkers and superiors and to maintain a healthy work environment.
Question 14 of 17
What is the most difficult part of being a Stationary Engineer?
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The high stress moments when your knowledge is tested by the situation.
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Meeting everyones expectations.
Question 15 of 17
What is the most rewarding part of being a Stationary Engineer?
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Solving a big issue in a upset.
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Successfully completing a task or project and watch it serve the facility and the tenants.
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Being able to fix or help out and resolve the problems someone is having.
Question 16 of 17
What do you like most about being a Stationary Engineer?
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I like troubleshooting equipment and solving problems.
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Being about to provide input to make the operation better, and being able to work with my hands.
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Everyday there is something new to learn. Everyday brings different challenges.
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Being in a different spot everyday and being able to fix anything.
Question 17 of 17
What do you like least about being a Stationary Engineer?
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Working with other stationary engineers that don't deliver what they promise.
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The potential safety hazards involved with our industry.
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