PDVSA Interview Questions

Updated Aug 18, 2014
Updated Aug 18, 2014
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    Instrumentation and Control Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Puerto La Cruz, Anzoátegui (Venezuela)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Puerto La Cruz, Anzoátegui (Venezuela)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 days - interviewed at PDVSA.

    Interview Details

    Questions were related to my experience working with automation and control system and how I could improve the existing one with a reduced budget getting and staying on track for all of the project.

    Negotiation Details
    Good
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Electrical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Maracaibo (Venezuela)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Maracaibo (Venezuela)
    Application Details

    interviewed at PDVSA in September 2010.

    Interview Details

    They needed to start up the turbines because they fired all the people and the plant was stopped. They were looking for someone who can help them to put the turbines into service again. There were no many people who could help in this sense because the turbines control system was not known by many people

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult question was about my salary because I was exactly what they needed. I wanted a good salary and I got it   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Puerto La Cruz, Anzoátegui (Venezuela)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Puerto La Cruz, Anzoátegui (Venezuela)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 6+ months - interviewed at PDVSA in May 2010.

    Interview Details

    The process is really slow, since in my case i just had to wait around six months. They initially contact you for the Interview, around two months later than the appliance and then around two more months to call you again to do some medical tests and then around three more months they call you to sign the contract. Some people have been waiting even more than a year for this process.

    Interview Questions
    • They normally asks a lot about your university projects and subjects, but for some people, the harder question are just those about politics, geography or History.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I actually doens't have the chance to negotiate since i was unemployed at the moment and i kinda liked the offer at that time.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Methods Production Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Barcelona, Anzoátegui (Venezuela)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Barcelona, Anzoátegui (Venezuela)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at PDVSA in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    telephone interview or to arrange an interview trip

    Interview Questions
    • 7-Are you currently employed? If yes, why do you want to leave your current employer?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Static Equipment Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Barcelona, Anzoátegui (Venezuela)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Barcelona, Anzoátegui (Venezuela)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 months - interviewed at PDVSA.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was divided in two stages basically, the first one and group interview with other candidates to different positions. This group interview was carried out by Human Resources personnel, I did consist of group task and discussion about certain subject. The candidates had to prepare a short presentation and express their thoughts regarding the topic.
    The second stage was the technical interview, in my case rather than a personal interview, it was a group one. We had a test describing some practical situations in order to develop a maintenance strategy for a Major Equipment

    Interview Questions
    • The first stage had question about politic, the role of the Oil & Gas Industry within the Political Project of the National Government   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    The negotiation regarding salary was quite tough because the salary structure in the Company is very stiff, with salary bands well defined
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Field Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 months - interviewed at PDVSA in November 2009.

    Interview Details

    started w/ a phone call, then 1:1 interview, then skills test, then seminar, then test and interview with the managers, the 1:1 interview again

    Interview Questions
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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