Boeing Engineering Interview Questions

Updated May 6, 2015
18 Interview Reviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

76%
17%
5%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

38%
25%
23%

Interview Difficulty

2.4
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy

18 Candidate Interview Reviews Back to all Interviews

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty

Helpful (1)  

Engineering Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied online – interviewed at Boeing.

Interview

I applied through an online application system heard back two weeks later, and had a 45-minute phone interview. It was largely behavioral and was with the manager and three members of the team I would be joining. It was very relaxed and not stressful at all. I heard back two days after the interview.

Interview Questions

  • What is one project you've completed that you're really proud of, and describe the major technical challenges and how you addressed them.   Answer Question

Other Interview Reviews for Boeing

  1. Helpful (1)  

    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at Boeing.

    Interview

    Applied online, got a call to schedule a phone interview about 4 months later. Participated in a phone interview, and then received a call about a week later with a decision.

  2.  

    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    I had submitted resumes for multiple positions but heard nothing. Months later I received an email that there was a contractor position available. A telephone interview was set up

    Interview Questions

    • Most questions were technical and relevant to the job I would be doing. No STAR type questions.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Accepted the offer

  3. Helpful (6)  

    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at Boeing in September 2013.

    Interview

    I hired through the accelerated hiring program. I interviewed with three employees that had graduated from my college. They asked five standard behavioral interview questions. The first was why I believed I was qualified for the job. The next two were about how well I work with people from different backgrounds. And the last two were about how my previous work experience.
    The interview was about an hour long. It was pretty involved. It definitely helped that I had met two out of three of my interviewers and had lengthy conversations with them before my interview (at a networking event and the career fair).

    Interview Questions

    • The question regarding when I had worked with people of different backgrounds kind of threw me off because even though it's something I do everyday, it's not something I actively think about so I couldn't think of a specific scenario to tell them.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No opportunity to negotiation as an intern. Just an offer letter.

  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Interview Review


  5. Helpful (23)  

    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at Boeing (Saint Louis, MO) in March 2013.

    Interview

    Just some hints I wish I knew when I first started applying:

    - Boeing does NOT have any way of getting around the online application process. You apply online. I have family and friends who work there. I met some of the management at a picnic. All said the same thing, there is no longer a "Good old boys" type networking. You have to apply for the jobs online.

    - One caveat, if you go t a career fair at your university or one open to those in your community, you may be able to get a special requisition number for unadvertised jobs if you qualify. This is still all strictly by the books hiring and HR approved. You can't ask your friends for secret req's.

    - Apply to as many jobs as you qualify for. Unlike some other companies that may consider you for relevant positions and unlike some other companies that will even disqualify you for applying too much, Boeing encourages applicants to apply to as many jobs as you qualify for. You are only considered for those you apply for. That said, it's a numbers game and some applications take many months to respond. Do not get discouraged. As long as you qualify for them, 50 applications is not unheard of before receiving a response.

    - Be completely honest on your background check. They are sticklers for honesty. If anything does not match up--a firing, a missing job, missing education, some criminal record--even if you think it is long ago and forgotten, list it. Disclosure is encouraged, and if anything pops up that you left out, you may not be able to apply again for a set period of time in the years.

    -The program you are interviewing for is the program you will be working on. If you are interviewing for the 777, study that program so you can ask some relevant questions. The people you are interviewing with will likely be from your potential team, so don't bother mentioning something about the 747 at a 777 interview. While it's "One Boeing" and you may jump around programs later in your career, you want to stay focused on why you are excited to work on that one program. Be psyched, there are some great programs out there!!

    Interview Questions

    • S.T.A.R. style questions -- all easy, just try to think of a ton of relevant anecdotes you can pluck from during the interview. Show your nerdy, technical, interesting and best side with each story.   Answer Question
  6.  

    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ak Chin, Pima, AZ
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Boeing (Ak Chin, Pima, AZ) in April 2013.

    Interview

    very formal everything on time and great location. asked few questions on education and few question on work epxerience very formal everything on time and great location. asked few questions on education and few question on work epxerience

    Reasons for Declining

    very formal everything on time and great location. asked few questions on education and few question on work epxerience

  7. Helpful (4)  

    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Charleston, SC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Boeing (Charleston, SC) in March 2012.

    Interview

    Started with a phone interview and online personality check. Then proceeded to a face to face interview.

    Interview Questions

  8. Helpful (2)  

    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Boeing (San Francisco, CA) in September 2010.

    Interview

    One 30 minute behavioral interview with standard questions (same question given to all candidates). The questions were very typical behavioral questions and can be found in any list of common interview questions. The interviewers read the question out loud and then took notes while they listened to my answer. In total, it was a little less than 1 hour.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time when something unexpected happened. How did you respond?   Answer Question
    • Describe a time when you had a disagreement with a co-worker or teammate.   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    I haven't decided yet actually.

  9. Helpful (4)  

    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Everett, WA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Boeing (Everett, WA) in March 2010.

    Interview

    The seemed to have a very formal and scripted interview process. It began with a disclaimer to answer every question by describing the circumstances that led to your answer, what you did to respond to those circumstances, and the outcome of your actions. The questions were fairly generic interview questions, i.e tell us about a time you assumed leadership responsibilities

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us about a time you overcame a problem in your past work experience.   Answer Question
  10.  

    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Boeing (Houston, TX) in February 2010.

    Interview

    2 interviews. Technical in nature

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    not pleasant

Work at Boeing? Share Your Experiences

Boeing

 
Click to Rate
or

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates that said their interview experience was positive, neutral, or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.