AECOM Interview Questions

Updated Sep 16, 2014
Updated Sep 16, 2014
139 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Modeler Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    phone interview with a manager and another senior in the modeling group. the interviewers are nice. They ask your background, experience first, as usual. And then they throw several questions, technical questions about demand modeling, since it is the modeling group, questions such as how to survey, how to create the model and other details.

    Interview Questions
    • quite a few questions about how to model. calibration and validation   Answer Question
    No Offer
  2.  

    Scientist I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at AECOM.

    Interview Details

    Two hour interview with six employees over three rounds. The interviewers were very welcoming and gave me both the pros and cons in working for AECOM. Neither materials nor a presentation were required. Bringing a few examples of work were good points of discussion and appreciated.

    Interview Questions
    • There really was not any hard questions. Questions were mostly about my background and if consulting is right for me.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation only ended up in $1,000 increase.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Civil Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at AECOM.

    Interview Details

    Pretty standard interview. We talked about my resume and asked me to elaborate on my experiences. Didn't really ask technical questions. They really want people that have a passion for sustainable design solution, and really value people with strong communication skills.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Average Interview
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at AECOM.

    Interview Details

    One phone interview, and one in person interview with 2 managers in enterprise applications department. Phone interview was fairly easy, but in person interview require more of you being assertive and telling them about your skills and qualifications, rather than waiting for them to ask you questions.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you deal with a difficult member on your team?   Answer Question
    No Offer
  6.  

    Engineer II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at AECOM.

    Interview Details

    Phone and office interview. Met with all managers in office. Interview was pleasant. No tough questions asked. Interview seemed more about making sure personality was compatible with others in office.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    Scientist I, Geology Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at AECOM in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied for the job on 05-21. I got my first call on 06-04. My interview was on 06-12. I interviewed with the PM Geologist and then with an engineer. I met with both men individually. I got a call back today, 06-23 and an offer was extended to me.

    Interview Questions
    • There were no unexpected questions. He wanted to know about my prior field, technical writing, and my educational experience.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Raleigh, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 months - interviewed at AECOM.

    Interview Details

    Recommended by a friend and submitted a resume. Interviewed over the phone and then met in person to tour the office. Went to lunch with other employees and the manager to discuss work and life. Continued to negotiate by phone and email as some of the requirements were completed and prior to the written offer.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Treasury Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    In Nov 2013, I had a phone interview with an HR/Talent Acquisition person. He was about 15 minutes late and did not have my resume, cover letter or bio information in front of him. After scrambling around for a few minutes we proceeded. He asked the following questions:
    Have I been promoted at my current company or was I hired at the level I am at right now
    What do I do in my current role
    Why I want to leave my current company
    What challenges I face in my current role
    What I am looking to do in the future
    My current salary package
    The interview was about 20 minutes. I felt like he was rushing through it and not very engaged. Overall, the phone interview dampened a position and company I was otherwise very interested in.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  10.  

    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Richmond, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, VA
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at AECOM.

    Interview Details

    Phone Interview, followed in-person interview with sr. management staff. Thorough and fair process.

    Interview Questions
    • Most Difficult is always "What are your short comings" always difficult to answer without sounding pretencious or fabricated.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Uneventful
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Project Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 days - interviewed at AECOM.

    Interview Details

    Started as a work to hire position from an agency.

    Interview Questions
    • None. After working several months through an agency, I was offered a job.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Initial offer was lower than agency pay. Requested that AECOM meet agency pay.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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