Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
Interviews for Top Jobs at Valero Energy
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- Accepted Offer
Basic hiring process. Interviewer will ask you about your background and why you chose to become an Electrical Engineer. Then the interviewer will ask you some behavioral questions and about your location preferences. Near the end of the interview, you will be given time to ask any questions regarding the position/company/specific sites.
- Name a time when you've worked with an uncooperative person. What did you do to resolve the issue? Answer Question
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Valero Energy (Austin, TX) in October 2014.
one behavioral interview with basic situational questions; asked questions about tech experience + how do you see yourself in the professional world Hiring process was relatively simple: met them at a career fair, dropped a resume then got invited a week later for an interview. I had to call Valero a few weeks after my interview to check on the status of my offer; only then did they tell me that I was accepted.
- Name a time when you had to make a difficult decision and how did you go about doing that? Answer Question
Helpful (1)No OfferEasy Interview
I applied online. I interviewed at Valero Energy.
I took the assessment exam took 4 weeks to hear anything back. Got a call to come in for an interview. Interview was a behavior question type interview with 4 people asking questions. First interview was on a friday and got a call on Tuesday to come in for a second interview.
- Tell a time when you had to dork with a difficult person and how did you handle it Answer Question
- No Offer
I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Valero Energy.
Applied Online and visited booth and campus held career fair. Handed my resume in person to their recruiter and received an email through my University with times for an interview on campus.
- Why should Valero Energy Corporation hire you? Answer Question
- No OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Valero Energy.
Received a call directly from the company, not from the corporation HR business. The process was normal, schedule a phone interview directly with the Plant Engineer Manager, so there was no pre filter of Human Resources. The one hour interview was a mix of behavioral and technical questions. Most technical were about resume, the behavioral were normal questions. Easy going and very respectful.
- Most difficult part was how they changed from a very technical question to a very behavioral question again and again. Know the corporate business, the specific company department, safety questions and be strong on your technical skills from your resume. Question like "can you tell me about a time when you led..." or "what is the ultimate goal of your career..." etc. Answer Question
- Accepted OfferNegative ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Valero Energy (San Antonio, TX) in June 2014.
Panel interview with hiring manger(s) and several accounting managers. My experience was informal, each interviewer asked several questions about my academic and professional background followed by a discussion about my ability to do the job. After interviewing with other energy companies through the C.A.R and S.T.A.R methods this was not terribly difficult. Although, after having worked with the company for several months I trust the formal interview methods to help a company better evaluate candidates and the needs that must be met.
- Accepted OfferNegative ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied in-person. I interviewed at Valero Energy (San Antonio, TX) in May 2014.
Put in application around 2am got a call 12 hours later. Did a interview 3 days later with store manager and area manager. The interview was your typical hourly job process managed to get paid a little more from the area manager (7.50 was starting asked for 8 and got it) Got hired and was told to wait for a call. Now here comes the worst part I had to wait 3 weeks to finally start working! The reason the background check took so long was because of my prior military service (the average wait is a week) By that time the store manager that hired me had transferred to another store and a new manager had just come in (and she has no idea how that particular store operates) I had to call the HR department to finally get cleared to start working! I never had that to do that ever for a low paying minimum wage job ever till now! I would not recomend this job to anyone unless they were desperate and even that good luck
- Why I wanted to work here? 1 Answer
Offered 7.50 but i asked for 8.00 and got it
- Accepted Offer
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
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.
- What is your biggest weakness, and how will this affect your performance within Valero. Answer Question
- No Offer
I applied through college or university. The process took 7+ months. I interviewed at Valero Energy.
45 minute interview, they take a very long time to get back to you
- How do you use safety in you every day life Answer Question
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