DNV Kema Energy & Sustainability Interview Questions

Updated Mar 30, 2015
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    Outreach Professional Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Las Vegas, NV
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 daysinterviewed at DNV Kema Energy & Sustainability (Las Vegas, NV) in February 2015.

    Interview

    Seemed to backtrack on a lot of what was posted online and required skills that weren't on the job listing. I asked them about their company and they backtracked saying they needed to hire using their vendor and it shouldn't have been posted online like that. The job posting didn't even require a college degree nor any sort of management experience but I was told they were concerned about my management experience despite me having 5+ years more than the op manager that interviewed me. Really confusing and poorly implemented

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  2. Helpful (1)  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at DNV Kema Energy & Sustainability.

    Interview

    I was referred for the job by a DNV GL employee. The process included a phone interview with an HR representative, a phone interview with my potential boss, and an in-person interview with a number of project managers in the office. I received a phone call from HR with the job offer.

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    Senior Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at DNV Kema Energy & Sustainability.

    Interview

    6 Phone interviews, one in person interview. They talked, I listened. I got the offer.

    Interview Questions

    • None. They care about experience instead of consulting process or business acumen.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Simple, over the phone.

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at DNV Kema Energy & Sustainability.

    Interview

    The interview process was pretty simple. A phone screen and then an in person interview. The phone screen basically went over the job description and how you could fulfill those duties. The in person, was also geared towards your abilities to work within the role.

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    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at DNV Kema Energy & Sustainability in April 2013.

    Interview

    I applied online for the position. Their system is good in that it ingests your resume from your Linked In profile. Within a week I received an email from someone in their HR department. She stated that, " We have reviewed your qualifications for the role and would like schedule a time for you to chat with you briefly by phone." I was encouraged as part of the resume submission process required me to answer my desired salary expectation. At the appointed hour, I had a pleasant discussion with the HR representative. At the end of the call she asked me my desired salary. When I told her, she replied, "Oh.......this position pays a lot less than that." I thanked her and commented that we might have started with the question at the outset.

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    • The unexpected question was what my desired salary range was. Since I had supplied this with my application, I was taken aback when the HR representative appeared shocked.   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    Salary was way less than my threshold.

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    Researcher - Field Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Oakland, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at DNV Kema Energy & Sustainability (Oakland, CA).

    Interview

    HR interview basically asked how I qualified for each requirement of the job

  8. Helpful (2)  

    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at DNV Kema Energy & Sustainability (Madison, WI) in October 2012.

    Interview

    Apply online, if you know someone in the company, its a plus. Phone interview with a human resource talent acquisition person, in-person interview with multiple managers, phone interview with someone in some other office than the office being interviewed for, then wait wait wait, eventually if offer is made then they will call you. Sign the acceptance letter.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a situation when you had to work with difficult co-worker and what did you do?   Answer Question
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    Energy Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Oakland, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at DNV Kema Energy & Sustainability (Oakland, CA) in May 2012.

    Interview

    I just had a HR interview where they asked me about what I do at my former job. I answered all the questions satisfactorily. I think they went ahead with another candidate with more experience.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked me about pivot tables and v-look ups in excel which I had very little knowledge.   1 Answer
  10. Helpful (1)  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at DNV Kema Energy & Sustainability in March 2012.

    Interview

    It was a 6 week process. It took 2 weeks to get a response from HR, another week to have a phone interview with the hiring manager, another week until the in-person interviews with 3 people, a phone interview with HR after that, and two weeks before I was offered.

    Interview Questions

    • Nothing really unexpected from what I can recall. Mostly just questions about how my experience related to the position and why I was interested.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    With it being a relatively entry level position, I did not negotiate as it was substantially more than I had made previously

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    Technisch consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Utrecht (Netherlands)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    (Translated from English)

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at DNV Kema Energy & Sustainability (Utrecht (Netherlands)) in March 2010.

    Interview

    Het was een ontspannen gesprek. Er waren geen moeilijke klassieke HR-vragen. Over het algemeen hebben we gesproken over hoe ik zou kunnen passen in het team en aan welke projecten ik kon werken.

    It was a relaxed interview. There were no difficult classic HR questions. Generally we talked about how I could fit in the team and in which projects I could work.

    Interview Questions

    • Waar zie je jezelf over 5 jaar zitten   Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?   Answer Question
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