Balfour Construction Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jun 9, 2014
Updated Jun 9, 2014
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I met a recruiter in a career fair. There we had a conversation about what I like about construction. I also told them some of my background and that I really liked the company. I heard from the company before running into them at the career fair. They told me to apply online to a specific position.

    Accepted Offer
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    Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Stillwater, OK
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stillwater, OK
    Application Details

    I interviewed through college or university - interviewed at Balfour Construction in March 2013.

    Interview Details

    When I first interviewed with Balfour it was for an intern position. The two interviewers were very relaxed and made the interview seem more like we were just having a conversation. They asked the typical questions like, why I wanted to be in construction. After the interview they gave me some free stuff like most companies do that are hiring interns. It took close to a month before I heard back from there HR department. That what the only thing throughout the whole process that was a little disappointing. I have heard that is the average wait time but I was anxious to hear back since I assumed my interview went so well. I did not have an interview for my full time employment they just offered me after my internship.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us a situation you have encountered where there was a conflict that involved you at work and how you handled it?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    There wasn't much of one because they beat all of my other offers. I still told them that I wanted more time to think because of other offers and they accepted that willingly.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Vice President Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Balfour Construction.

    Interview Details

    It was conducted through an outside search firm. Many of my friends and colleagues were contacted as well.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    IT Operations Manager Interview

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

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Balfour Construction in May 2009.

    Interview Details

    With CIO -- 15 years ago... Good, casual, more concerned with personality than technical skills...

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Planner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through a recruiter. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Balfour Construction.

    Interview Details

    Got invite through an agency

    Interview Questions
    • Can you manage three projects runing concurrently?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    offered £240 per day
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
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    Project Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I interviewed through other source. The process took a day - interviewed at Balfour Construction in August 2008.

    Interview Details

    Work culture is professional but long hours.

    Negotiation Details
    Able to negotiate 3% above offering.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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