TransCanada Interview Questions

Updated Aug 4, 2015
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    Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at TransCanada (Houston, TX).

    Interview

    Simple and easy, job was for a term contract to execute in kind of a specialized role interfacing between several group and the scope all aligned. Discussed Work / job conditions and general requirements

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    Geology Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at TransCanada.

    Interview

    Applied online through a job board. Two rounds of phone interviews, each one an hour with two different project managers. The interviews took place in the late spring for a summer internship and apparently I was one of 6 or 8 chosen to conduct phone interviews out of 40 online applicants.

    Interview Questions

    • Mostly classic interview questions...Hardest question: What was a situation in which you faced a problem and you had to choose from a number of different solutions? how did you choose this option? Also: Make sure you convince them that you are interested in a career in this industry post-internship. That will go a long way.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    no negotiation

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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at TransCanada (Houston, TX) in March 2014.

    Interview

    After I applied online in the end of November (early in December), I got call in March. The manager just asked me if I would like to work in New York, if I have place there to stay. After call, they send me offer letter and contract in a week.

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    Energy Trader Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    First needed to fill in online application. Interviews consisted of meeting with three person team. I had two interviews for the position. Most questions were exploratory or behavioral questions. Best to use the STAR method and answer questions honestly. Interviewers were very professional. Process lasted a few weeks between each session.

    Interview Questions

    • Had me work on a problem set applicable to the job and then review it with them. Was difficult as the information was incomplete. They wanted to see how you thought through a problem.   Answer Question
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    Electrical Engineering Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at TransCanada.

    Interview

    behavioural, what do you know about the o&g industry

    Negotiation

    no

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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Omaha, NE
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at TransCanada (Omaha, NE) in March 2013.

    Interview

    It started with a phone interview with an internal recruiter. We talked for about an hour about my background and the position. She said that she was pretty sure they wanted to move on to the next step, but would confirm via email in a few days. Two days later we scheduled a trip to fly to Omaha to interview. The handled the accommodations relatively smoothly. The onsite interview itself was a little different. It was scheduled at 5:30pm at the office. Once in the interview room, I sat on one side of the table, across from the HR Manager and two other Senior Managers. I tend to be very comfortable in interviews, but I'd never seen this type of set up before. They each had a packet (about 7 pages) of questions, that they just read off to me, and would write my responses as I spoke. Some of the questions were repetitive and were so vague that their correspondence came across as pretty robotic. The interview lasted for about 75 minutes.

    Interview Questions

    • The questions weren't that bad or difficult, but be prepared for the 3 on 1 as mentioned above.   Answer Question
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    Facilities Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Morris, IL
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at TransCanada (Morris, IL) in February 2010.

    Interview

    Was contacted a few days before the scheduled dates for the interview to set up a time. Was offered to interview at the job location or over the phone. The interview questions were partially based on experience performing the jobs duties and the rest were behavioral type questions requiring you to explain a time when you were in a specific situation and how you reacted and what the outcome was. The interview was approximately one hour in length and there were five individuals evaluating me.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe your experience in performing pipeline patrols.   Answer Question
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    Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    The interview ran smoothly, and there was a Level 4 technician that interviewed me alongside a manager. The interview process was easy and although I was nervous, both the technician and the manager made me feel comfortable and the environment in which the interview took place was comfortable as well.

    Interview Questions

    • Past experience, along with what my program was teaching me.   Answer Question
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    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Behavioural questions. Panel of 3 or 4 interviewers. Somewhat repetitive. Was called back for a second interview with different people. reviewed resume in detail. Flexible salary negotiation depending on the manager.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us about a time you had a conflict with your boss.   Answer Question
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    EngineeringStudent - Major Projects Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at TransCanada (Calgary, AB (Canada)) in March 2015.

    Interview

    I applied online for a bunch of engineering intern positions. They selected me for one of them. Interview was easy no hard questions. Four of them including an engineer and the project manager. What do you know about TransCanada, the position and other similar questions. Only one technical question which I found it easy: What should you consider when you design a gas pipline, and when you design an oil pipeline? They called after two weeks and said that the position was cancelled. Positive experience but they wasted my time if they had to cancel the position.

    Interview Questions

    • What should you consider when you design a gas pipline, and when you design an oil pipeline?   Answer Question
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