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American Traffic Solutions Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 8, 2014
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7 candidate interviews
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Technical Support Engineer Interview

Technical Support Engineer

I applied through college or university and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at American Traffic Solutions in January 2010.

Interview Details – I was contacted by the company, they had received my resume through a third party. I had an impromptu phone interview, followed by an in person interview at the location where I am supporting with the regional field service manager.

Interview Question – I was asked several questions based on my resume in particular on PWM and microwave technologies.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – they made a very generous offer to have me come on board to turn the contract around and promote success.

Accepted Offer

Negative Experience

Average Interview

Proposal Writer Interview

Proposal Writer
Phoenix, AZ

I applied through other source and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at American Traffic Solutions.

Interview Details – A bit convoluted; towards the end, I was about ready to say I was no longer interested. In fact, I told the department head, "Is THIS how it's going to be once I get hired?" The recruiter found me on LinkedIn and really sold me on the company, as I wasn't interested. (I'm glad he did!) If memory serves...I went through a phone interview; I was asked to come in for an interview with my direct manager; I was asked to come back in for an interview with my direct manager and his/her manager (the department head) and to take a little writing test; I was asked to come back in for an interview with my direct manager and one of the senior executives, who demanded I provide another writing example. Whew! Then, there was the background check and drug test.

Interview Question – The questions were typical and nothing seemed difficult or unexpected. Well, except for having to provide an example of my writing. That was unexpected and more than annoying, as I'd already gone through the writing test and had the years of experience and references to prove I was "the real deal." It just seemed a bit over the top and as though the senior executive wanted to show me, my direct manager, and his/her manager who was the boss. The process bordered on "dealth by interview," with just one more hoop to jump through over and over. I am glad I stuck with it, as I very much like my work and team. But it did start to make me think the company was too disorganized, didn't know what they wanted, and didn't know quality when they saw it. My manager and his/her manager to this day insist it was unusual and took them by surprise, so I don't know that everyone should expect so much running about.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – The recruiter handled all interfacing, from scheduling the interviews to making the offer. He had indicated the salary range before I accepted the first interview and then he made the offer at the top of the range. I countered for more, saying I would not require insurance and, therefore, would cost the company less. (All true!) He said he'd have to get back to me, at which time he agreed to my counter offer. He was always easy to reach, quick to return phone calls, and super professional.

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Program Manager Interview

Program Manager

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 months - interviewed at American Traffic Solutions.

Interview Details – Recruiter calls - conducts phone interview
Recruiter calls - schedules a phone interview with hiring manager
Recruiter calls - schedules a in-person meeting (interview is by a panel)
Hiring Manager calls- 2nd in-person interview - offer provided
Salary Negotiation

Interview Question – The interview process contains many behavioral type questions. The same type of scenario or question is asked differently. If you provide a different answer, then you may not get the job as it displays the inability to make a decision.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Not difficult.

No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Business Development Interview

Business Development

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at American Traffic Solutions in April 2013.

Interview Details – Several interviews

Interview Question – Focused on uniqueness of business of selling to local governments   Answer Question

No Offer

Negative Experience

Violation Processor Interview

Violation Processor

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at American Traffic Solutions.

Interview Details – A recruiter from American Traffic Solutions called and left a voicemail about a job I applied for and wanted to discuss the job and my experience. I returned the call twice, several hours apart and made myself available to speak with her when they called back, to which she never did.
Then to add salt to the wound of job searching I get an email thanking me for applying but no thanks and then a second email that thanks me for discussing the position and my experience. A discussion that never took place.
Seriously? In this economy you can have the pick of thousands but I find it incredibly inconsiderate not to mention frustrating to call to set up an interview or "discussion" and then just leave an applicant hanging for several days before sending these inappropriate and inaccurate emails.
I wonder if this is an indication of how employees are treated at American Traffic Solutions generally.

Interview Question – No questions as the recruiter never returned the call.   Answer Question

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Declined Offer

Negative Experience

Very Easy Interview

Confidential Interview

Tempe, AZ

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at American Traffic Solutions in November 2009.

Interview Details – I received a call from a corporate recruiter some two+ months after applying online. The "phone screen" was not focused on my specialized training, certifications, graduate degrees, or work experience but rather on (a) whether or not I would relocate at my own expense and (b) the minimum salary that I would accept.

The recruiter could not answer many of my basic questions about the position.

From my discussions with the recruiter, I have the understanding that (a) salaries are quite low compared to similar positions at other companies and (b) employee benefits are rather marginal (high deductibles and high monthly premiums).

I later left a voice message to withdraw my candidacy.

Interview Questions

Declined Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Senior Manager Interview

Senior Manager

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at American Traffic Solutions in August 2010.

Interview Details – Phone interview with HR & Hiring Manager. On-site interview followed.

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