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Shaw Group Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Feb 4, 2014
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Interview Difficulty  

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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Mechanical Engineer Interview

Mechanical Engineer

Interviewed at Shaw Group

Interview Details – Phone call interview. Then in-person interview with 3 higher level managers.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Millwright Interview

Millwright
Westlake, LA

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Shaw Group in July 2009.

Interview Details – Take their aptitude test and just smile and be friendly.

Interview Question – Do you think you are qualified for this job?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No negotiation. Set pay for journeymen.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Engineer I Interview

Engineer I

Interviewed at Shaw Group

Interview Details – Met shaw group contact at my college career fair. After some initial discussion agreed to interview the day after the career fair.

I was mainly asked about my senior design project and courses I was taking. The interview was very informal and I left very comfortable with the reviewer.

After speaking for a while I was offered a position at their Boston location. I am still considering the offer.

Interview Question – How my senior design project was relevant to modern power generation.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Human Resources Interview

Human Resources

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Shaw Group.

Interview Details – phone interview, no technical discussions, no specific

Interview Question – not related to work area   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Project Manager Interview

Project Manager
Charlotte, NC

I applied in-person and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Shaw Group in June 2009.

Interview Details – Interview process was typical of Large AE

Interview Question – All questions were typical   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Fairly typical honest and forthcoming


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Cost Analyst Interview

Cost Analyst
Houston, TX

I applied through college or university and the process took 2+ months - interviewed at Shaw Group in June 2008.

Interview Details – Multi level interview

Interview Question – None   View Answer

Negotiation Details – not much


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Lead Records Information Manager Interview

Lead Records Information Manager
Charlotte, NC

I applied through an employee referral - interviewed at Shaw Group in May 2008.

Interview Details – Very simple. The director knew me from another company. She called me, made an offer & I was hired as soon as I accepted.

Interview Question – Original salary offered was not enough to make me move for the job. I had to say no a few times before enough money was offered to get me to leave the competitor & go work for Shaw.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I said no about 3-4 times until they called & said they were offering me the absolute maximum for that position.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Engineer Interview

Engineer
Hopewell, VA

I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Shaw Group in June 2012.

Interview Details – I interviewed with a Shaw manager, but had a chance to meet people from both Shaw and Honeywell. I sat down with several engineers and had the opportunity to ask questions and see the different positions.

Interview Question – I don't remember any questions being too difficult or unexpected. A fairly straight forward interview   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No negotiations for internship, hourly wage is set by corporate


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Intern Interview

Intern
Charlotte, NC

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Shaw Group.

Interview Details – One phone interview and one long interview regarding the position, was hired on the spot. The interview was a long and detailed explanation of what project I would be working on and they avoided any stupid questions such as..."Tell me about a time when you..."

Interview Question – No question was really hard, just be prepared to answer questions from what you have learned in college   View Answer

Negotiation Details – no negotiating intern pay


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Procurement Agent Level III Interview

Procurement Agent Level III
Dallas, TX

I applied through other source and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Shaw Group in February 2010.

Interview Details – Short and sweet.

Interview Question – Why did you leave your last job.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No negotiation

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