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Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Turner Construction in June 2009.
Interview Details – Multi-day, multi-step
Interview Question – How would you handle a dispute between contractors Answer Question
Negotiation Details – 10 minute discussion
Engineer Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at Turner Construction
Interview Details – After going through the initial screening interview, I was brought into the office for the second interview. I was told I would be reimbursed for gas (I was not) and after going through the entire interview, I was told there would not be an opening for another 6 months, but they would hold onto my resume in case there is an opening that I would fit in. However, the interviewers were friendly.
Interview Question – At the end of the interview, I was asked "What are your best qualities that we have not covered yet?" Answer Question
Engineer Interview (Neutral Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Turner Construction in November 2011.
Interview Details – I worked for Turner for 6 months as a co-op. As full time interviews approached I entered my name into the hat. I was allowed to advance past the first round interview (which should be relatively simple) because of my prior experience with the company. The interview process took place over two days. The first day I met with some of the project managers and other candidates for a business-casual dinner to break the ice. The next day we were interviewed by three panels. Panel one consisted of three people, and they focused on my resume, prior experience and time with the company. Panel two (four people) asked a lot of situational questions relating to ethics (a big deal with Turner, and anywhere for that matter), conflict resolution, etc. This was probably the most challenging part of the process. Preparing for these types of questions will help you rank higher in the interview process. Next i met with a senior manager and we discussed my style, goals, type of personality, etc. He was really trying to figure out who I was. Next i met with the HR rep to discuss benefits. The last part was easy. As I came to understand, the panels get together and rank their favorite candidates. The candidates are then force ranked and there is some deliberation as to who the offers go to. The area HR manager also has some say, as he had sat in on all of the interviews in the business unit. Again, this is all heresay. They basically award the offers from the top down until they've filled all of the positions. Alas, I did not receive an offer. I was told I was ranked very high, but not quite high enough. It is a little bit frustrating that Turner does not put higher priority on "hiring from within" their co-op program, but it was known from the start that a co-op does not guarantee a job. Regardless, I had a good experience and would gladly go back to work given the chance.
Engineer Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Turner Construction in July 2009.
Interview Details – Asking a lots of question, and interviewed with 2 different managers. Have a group lunch with all the managers who interviewed us in the morning.
Interview Question – why you would think you are the best person to hire View Answer
Engineering Interview (Neutral Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Turner Construction in October 2011.
Interview Details – one on one interview with two different representatives from HR in a day for a first round of interview.
Interview Question – where do you see yourself in 5 years? Answer Question
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