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Valero Energy Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 21, 2014
All Interviews Received Offers

Getting an Interview  

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Interview Experience  

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Interview Difficulty  

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No Offer

Neutral Experience

Communications Intern Interview

Communications Intern

I applied online and the process took 6 days - interviewed at Valero Energy.

Interview Details – Five women interviewed me one after another and being that I am a male, they were not too interested. The department consisted of all women and they ended up hiring a female, as well. Pretty biased if you ask me. Also, it would be nice if they were actually welcoming.

Interview Question – How would you enjoy working with all women?   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Chemical Engineering Intern Interview

Chemical Engineering Intern

I applied through college or university and the process took 7 months - interviewed at Valero Energy.

Interview Details – 45 minute interview, they take a very long time to get back to you

Interview Question – How do you use safety in you every day life   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Intern Interview

Intern

Interviewed at Valero Energy

Interview Details – This had a basic behavioral portion, then the standard hire on type information. As an intern I did not have much experience, so I focused on my teamwork acheivments.

Interview Question – What is your biggest weakness, and how will this affect your performance within Valero.   Answer Question


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Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Retail Systems Support Level I Interview

Retail Systems Support Level I

Interviewed at Valero Energy

Interview Details – Process took about three months. One phone interview followed by two on site interviews. The interviews were pretty basic, knowledge of enterprise systems


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Analyst Interview

Analyst
Memphis, TN

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Valero Energy.

Interview Details – I was a contractor and I knew someone so I didn't have to go through an intense interview

Interview Question – I didn't have any questions at all   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – They were very firm on the offer amount


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Manager Interview

Manager
Houston, TX

I applied in-person and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Valero Energy in August 2009.

Interview Details – it was a very easy process the only thing is they do criminal back ground and if any thing is there then you wont be hired.

Interview Question – can you bend lift 50lbs. can you show up on time and pass all test?   View Answer


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Infrastructure Intern Interview

Infrastructure Intern
San Antonio, TX

The process took a day - interviewed at Valero Energy in October 2009.

Interview Details – The interview was barely 20 minutes where they asked basic behavior questions. There were 2 technical questions:
1) Differences between C and Java.
2) Describe OOP

Real basic interview, received offer the next day and they wanted the answer within 1 day. Salary is about average.

Interview Question – Describe OOP   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

Chemical Engineer Intern Interview

Chemical Engineer Intern

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Valero Energy in October 2010.

Interview Details – I got an interview call after the career fair at my university. The position was a for Summer Internship. The interview was scheduled at 9 AM. It lasted for about 45 minutes. The questions were mainly based on my resume. The interviewer talked about the candidates duties. The interviewer was very friendly.

Interview Question – Are you ready to work outside the US?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Operations Director Interview

Operations Director

I applied through other source and the process took a day - interviewed at Valero Energy in January 2009.

Interview Details – Really didn't have an interview. This was an internal promotion.

Negotiation Details – Wasn't allowed any negotiation. Was more or less forced to take this internal job.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Information Services Summer Intern Interview

Information Services Summer Intern

I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Valero Energy in October 2011.

Interview Details – I applied at job fair and had one round of interview on campus.
every thing in the interview was about my resume.

Interview Question – Explain in detail regarding one of the biggest challenges you faced   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I didn't get a chance to negotiate. they provided with a very good relocation package

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