Black & Veatch Interview Questions

Updated Sep 24, 2014
Updated Sep 24, 2014
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    Electrical Engineer I Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Black & Veatch.

    Interview Details

    Applied Online, received a phone call approximately a month later, and was asked if I was ready for an interview in 30 mins. I said yes, and they called 30 min later. Phone Interview was done with the chief engineer as well as another engineer mainly on high voltage (kV) engineering.

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Civil Engineer I Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Black & Veatch.

    Interview Details

    i applied through my college's career fair. Was offered an interview for the following day in person. Due to campus closing ended up having the interview via phone call. Interviewed in Feb 2014

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    Engineering Tecjhnician III Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Overland Park, KS
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Overland Park, KS
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Black & Veatch.

    Interview Details

    I was hired to the telecom division as a contract employee throught Aerotek in 2008. I was rolled over to a core employee after 2 1/2 years (2011). The hiring process consists of filling out an electronic application for B&V. After they review your application they will offer you a position with the company. After accepting the position, they run a background check and require a drug screen. This is all pretty standard stuff for a corporate job position.

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    There was not a negotiation process.
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    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Electrical Engineer I Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Black & Veatch in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    A Phone interview then an on site interview, basic interview question concerning your resume.

    Interview Questions
    • Not much of difficult questions just normal formal discussion   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Deputy Director - Engineering Unit Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Black & Veatch in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Submitted a resume on line via the company website. The job had been out there for awhile, and my application was surely late in the process. An HR contact called and we had a long phone interview and conversation at the end of which she told me she was genuinely excited that she found me and would be recommending me as a prime candidate for the position. In the end I was too late, and by the time I had spoken with the HR contact, office management already had a final candidate that they were calling in to make an offer. My main point of confusion about the whole process is, if I was such a good candidate for the senior management position, why didn't they offer another open position. Beware the software extraction process now taking the larger companies by storm. Your electronic resume is scanned for key words and phrases rather than being read by a human being. Mine just happened to have the word Director in a prior position title. It becomes hit or miss with the mass resume submissions the HR departments need to deal with in this economy.

    Interview Questions
    • There were no unexpected questions, but the most difficult to answer is always..."How much are you looking to make" when it's early in the process.   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Civil Engineer Interview

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    Interview Details

    Was contacted for on campus interview after submitting electronic resume through university. Interviewer was very nice and quick to discuss Black & Veatch, what she has done in her career, and what the job would entail. Interview was very conversational with no strange curve ball questions. Just a first interview and process after that was slow to proceed so I took another offer.

    Interview Questions
    • What do you already know about Black & Veatch?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Administrative Coordinator Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied through other source – interviewed at Black & Veatch.

    Interview Details

    Collaborative interview process composed of many team members.

    Interview Questions
    • Asked detailed experience and identification of the all types of engineering.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Salary offered was more than expected.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Civil Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Overland Park, KS
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Overland Park, KS
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Black & Veatch in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    First of all, you need to introduce yourself. Then he asked me about some situation questions. Things like difficult situation you had in the past and how you dealt with that. Because I have a PhD, he asked me why I would apply as an entry level engineer. On the interview form, they have a check mark of EIT or not. Make sure you pass the FE exam.

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Electrical Engineer I Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Black & Veatch in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied on the school website and got a call a couple of weeks after to set up an interview. I interviewed with two managers at the office for about 45 minutes. Basic questions about classes I had taken and discussions about the content of my resume. After my interview, the H.R called me the next day to inform me that I had been invited for an on-site interview a week later. The on-site interview was with two other engineers who basically sold the company to me. Very professional yet informal, they wanted to access my interest in the job. After interviewing with them, I interviewed with the Office manager of the houston site for about 30minutes before they took me out to lunch. The whole interview lasted from 9:00am to 1:00pm

    Interview Questions
    • None in particular. Questions were about classes and my resume   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    They did not budge on negotiations. However, offer was competitive
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Civil Engineer I Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Black & Veatch in February 2014.

    Interview Details

    I got an interview in the career fair and they chose a campus interview for an half hour next day. It was in campus and I wait and wait but no one response.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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