AMEC Interview Questions

Updated Oct 12, 2014
Updated Oct 12, 2014
46 Interview Reviews

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    Environmental Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at AMEC in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone interview to gauge interest in the company. Follow-up in-person interview in the office. Met with 7 different staff members, some junior and some senior level. Lunch break with one of the senior staff members. Everyone was very helpful and genuinely interested in my background.

    Interview Questions
    • No difficult questions, mostly just asking about background and interest in the industry.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Technical Professional III Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    One in person interview with 3 Senior Managers

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation is possible but not very impressive
    Accepted Offer
  3.  

    Environmental Scientist Interview

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

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at AMEC in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I talked with 3 senior managers and 3 peer employees. The interview went for almost 4 hours. Very relax, no hard questions. Mostly only introducing each project and asking general questions about my resume.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Senior Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Position not advertised. The company called me from my reputation and projects I had worked on.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at AMEC.

    Interview Details

    They contacted me for the interview and made things happen fast. When they find a good candidate they act fast. Had a offer in writing in less then a week.

    Interview Questions
    • There was no difficult questions for me, everything went very smooth.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
  7.  

    Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at AMEC.

    Interview Details

    2 interviews with the department Principal and PM. Basic questions about experience and professional goals. More focus on if I was a good fit for the organization. It's been many years since the interview. I don't remember specifics.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Very easy. 10 minutes with the HR director. Little room for negotiation, but their initial offer exceeded my wants..
    Accepted Offer
  8.  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at AMEC.

    Interview Details

    Visit office, interview with senior staff members, discuss salary requirements

    Interview Questions
    • WHat did you not like about your previous employer; what is your required salary   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Offer letter issued; requested revisions by applicant; minor revisions with minimal adjustment to salary offer.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Project Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at AMEC.

    Interview Details

    Received call from recruiter, scheduled interview for following week. I went into interview and it was very informal-just reviewed my prior work history and then the interviewer went over job description.

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    GIS Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at AMEC in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Recruiter from Alan and York in Dubai called me, saying they'd seen my cv on gulftalent.com. Interview was over the phone with him then with AMEC a week or so later. He seemed professional and open. The AMEC interviewer was very personable and asked no difficult questions at all. Actually the recruiter prepared me poorly because I got the impression I was being hired for a different project so spent a lot of time preparing for that. Didn't matter in the end.

    Interview Questions
    • Honestly there were no particularly difficult or unexpected questions, it was very easy although I had prepared well by practicing in front of a video camera.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    The recruiter told me the range of salary I'd be offered. They offered the lowest of the range. Surprising given how well I did in the interview. I requested more and the recruiter lied saying 2 other people were being considered. I know it was a lie as I found the folder with interviewee ratings at work. There was only one other and he was recommended for another project. The offer generally was fairly good though so I was prepared to accept but they ended up increasing it by $10000
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Entry to Mid Level Geophysicist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phoenix, AZ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phoenix, AZ
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at AMEC in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Found out about job opportunity from a professor. I emailed the company and filled out the application online. Within 24 hrs they contacted me and set up a phone interview. During this interview they asked me general questions about myself, nothing too technical. After the phone interview I was asked in for an in-person interview. This took about half a day and ended with lunch. I spent time talking with many different people throughout the company. The people who were not on the phone interview asked me some basic questions based off of my resume. Everyone else asked me a few questions, but again not really anything technical. A lot of the interview was them mostly showing me what they were working on.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    They seemed very excited about having me, but the paycheck didn't seem to match this, especially since I would have to relocate for the position and that they have had trouble finding someone to fill the position.. They also seemed to think, that me being essentially guaranteed overtime hours was a pro and not a con.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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