American Water Interview Questions

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    Customer Service Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Alton, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Alton, IL
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at American Water in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Hired during a mass hiring right after a job fair. Total process took about a week, but the company had just opened and had several positions to fill.

    Interview Questions
    • The type of interview questions asked are "behavioral interview" questions. Basically tell me about a time........   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at American Water in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    After a phone interview, two face to face interviews, skills test, background check (including driving, credit and criminal) plus a DOT physical, I got an offer.

    Interview Questions
    • A lot of behavioral questions, not hard, but if your nervous the answers might not come to you quickly.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. Good salary, good PTO, excellent benefits.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Los Angeles, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at American Water in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    Initial screening was done by corporate office HR by phone. Was called back the day after to schedule an in-person interview at the office where the job was located. Interview was a very organized conference call with 3 interviewers total and lasted about an hour. Was called the day after the interview with the offer. Process after the initial phone screen was quick. In person interview was primarily a standard behavioral interview.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Eng Tech Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Sacramento, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sacramento, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at American Water in August 2008.

    Interview Details

    local office interview
    local engineering staff
    office tour
    2 interviews
    great process

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    very quick and to the point. 6 months probation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Technical Writer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Voorhees, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Voorhees, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at American Water in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    I met with the hiring manager and a project manager, they asked about my experience, how I deal with challenging situations, described the tasks and work environment.
    I got a very positive impression of the people, the office and corporate culture. The people who interviewed me seemed busy, but relaxed and happy.

    Interview Questions
    • how do you deal with SMEs who don't want or are too busy to give you the needed information   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7. 3 people found this helpful  

    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Pensacola, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pensacola, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at American Water in July 2008.

    Interview Details

    I was called for an interview, and upon my arrival I was greated by a Supervisor and given a general interview, which was then followed by a skills assesment test, then a final interview with an HR Representative. This lead to my job offer!

    Interview Questions
    • What skills do you think you possess that will make you an asset to our company..?   Answer Question
    • Does working in a team environment benfit you and/or and to your individual skills..?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Accounting Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Cherry Hill, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cherry Hill, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at American Water in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    1st interview was with the HR VP which lasted about 30 minutes. Questions were standard interview questions from a list. (i.e. Your strengths/ weaknesses, Why American Water?, Difficult situations, etc.)
    2nd interview was right after the first and was with the department manager and a supervisor. Questions were more informal, and some were directed at skills. This interview was mostly conversational.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a past professional experience that put you in an ethical dilemma, and how you dealt with it.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Senior Java Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at American Water in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    There is a technical phone interview, then an in person 1:group HR type interview. The final step is a 1:1 with a director

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Ask for more vacation.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at American Water in September 2009.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview with HR followed by in person interview. Interview was behavioral.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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