Teck Cominco Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
Labourer Interview (Positive Experience)
I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Teck Cominco.
Interview Details – First interview was a general one about previous work experience and such, very general ad easy. The next one was with 3 management members and was more in depth, asking what I knew about mining and safety. They pride themselves on safety so mention a lot of times where you have had to be safety conscious on the job.
Interview Question – There wasn't really any challenging questions for this position but I'm sure the interviews get harder for each higher level. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – There are no negotiations at this level in the company
Process Engineering Coop Student Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Teck Cominco in January 2011.
Interview Details – One phone call interview, an on-site interview with recruiting panel, plant visit and lunch with employees.
Interview Question – In your idea, what is the safety environment should look like? what will be the best safety culture. Answer Question
Power Engineer Interview (Negative Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online - interviewed at Teck Cominco in June 2012.
Interview Details – I connected teck Metals Ltd through their website. i have applied numerous times with no result. I was finally contacted by the HR department. I called back but wasn't able to talk with anyone specific which was annoying. I finally phoned secuirty to conatct the HR manager. The Hr rep who initiallly contacted me said she would email me the information to hiring. I never got it months later i finallly was able to get through and then was given more info and email again.
Interview Question – I think they are very in need to get anyone they will try any tacktic to get operators . Answer Question
Negotiation Details – union no negotiateing
Engineering Internship Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I interviewed at Teck Cominco in October 2011.
Interview Details – HR interviews with one person face to face. Short question and answer and more interest in experience, personality and ambition then anything else.
Interview Question – Nothing unexpected, very fair process Answer Question
Reason for Declining – More money from another companies offer
Human Resources Coordinator Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
The process took 1 week - interviewed at Teck Cominco in May 2007.
Interview Details – I was forwarded the opportunity by a friend, and submitted my resume directly to the hiring manager. She was very friendly and prompt, and we set up a time for an interview. I met with her and another HR staff memeber within a week. The interview went well, and that evening the requested I come in for another interview with the hiring manager and the VP. Again, both were very friendly. The questions were casual and friendly, but related directly to my experience and how it related to the job. Generally behaviour based ("tell me a time when..."). And some personality type questions.
Interview Question – Do you get frustrated when you play sports and things don't go well (I had mentioned that I like to play sports) View Answer