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Aecon Interview Questions

Updated Feb 1, 2017
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  1. Helpful (7)  

    Project Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lynnwood, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Aecon (Lynnwood, WA) in June 2012.

    Interview

    I applied through the university I study in. They contacted after 3 days confirming they received my application. After 2 week I got email saying my resume is still under review and they will contact me within 2 weeks. After the 2 weeks a senior manager called me and invited to his office for interview.

    On the interview there were 2 senior managers including the one who called me. The next day after the interview they called me and offered the position.

    Interview Questions

    • Would you prefer to have
      1) a task with given "step-by-step" completion recommendations
      or
      2) just an overall goal that you have to accomplish, and if you stay within the area of allowed actions - you are good, so you can decide in which way you are going to accomplish the goal.  
      1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I was able to negotiate a starting day (they were looking for a person starting right away, I am starting a month later)

  2.  

    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bowmanville, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Aecon (Bowmanville, ON (Canada)) in January 2017.

    Interview

    Terrible, had to provide copy of birth certificate, passport, driver's license, mother's maiden name and provide a copy of my degree. Also required, the filling out of an application that required 3 references older than 3 years, with phone #s and names of previous supervisors. An email was sent to me the day before the interview (on a Sunday), asking for all the above to be brought to the interview the next morning. They asked for and took this info after a short 1st interview. Within 2 days I received an email informing me that I did not get the job. I highly recommend, not complying with the above information.

    Interview Questions

    • What initiatives have you undertaken in any of your last positions.   Answer Question
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Aecon (Cambridge, ON (Canada)) in March 2016.

    Interview

    Received a call from HR manager to setup interview. Interview was nice and straight forward. Very nice and qualified people.
    Excellent experience. Second interview was with project team, they were more technical but great people. Overall very good company and had fun even during the interview process. HR was very helpul.

    Interview Questions

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    Student Estimator/Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Aecon (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in November 2015.

    Interview

    The initial contact was made over the phone after communicating about appropriate times through email. After the call and discussing the opportunity you will be contacted and asked to attend secondary interview at the head office. After the secondary interview the HR rep and Manager of the division will decide if your qualifications match the requirements of the position. You will be contacted shortly and extended a contract offer and given a set length of time to respond with acceptance or refusal of the job offer.

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    Project Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Aecon (Edmonton, AB (Canada)) in October 2015.

    Interview

    typical interview, with a project manager through Skype, and a HR lady in the office. 30 minutes in length. people are really friendly and give you a relaxed setting. wish i was more prepared as the interview itself is not hard at all. project coordinator is such a broad title, so you need to prepare what they asked for specifically, and sometimes it is not easy to tell from the generic job description. so do the proper research for the position and the project involved is key. good luck to all.

    Interview Questions

    • 1. tell us about yourself
      2. career goal
      3. experience with concrete and earthwork package
      4. biggest challenge in previous job
      5. cost tracking, forecasting experience  
      Answer Question
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    Project Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Aecon (Cambridge, ON (Canada)) in September 2015.

    Interview

    interview was good, and easy for me.
    however, it could be hard for some of you. as they keep asking you situation base question and do not give you a lot of time in between for you to think.

    it was a nice experience

    Interview Questions

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    Contract Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Aecon (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in July 2015.

    Interview

    The interview process was straightforward and helpful in helping the candidate understand the requirements and expectations. The firm was upfront in helping the candidate understand the work environment, the nature of the project and also identify possible avenues for growth and transition once the project is completed.

    Interview Questions

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    Junior Project Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Aecon (Calgary, AB (Canada)) in June 2015.

    Interview

    Initial phone screen by an employee in HR. Invited to another group interview with a Human Resources recruiter and a senior project coordinator. The interview question were standard behavioral questions.

    Interview Questions

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    Engineering Student Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Aecon (Ottawa, ON (Canada)) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Applied and was offered a skype interview. Got the job and it was a very laid back interview. They were also very good with corresponding afterwards and very professional. Allowed me to start whenever I needed to.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you know about the company?   1 Answer
  11. Helpful (1)  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Aecon (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in January 2015.

    Interview

    I got a phone interview first,then it's group interview, then senior management interview
    the question they ask was quite average, nothing special, and all of them are interpersonal interviews, no quiz or personality test

    Interview Questions

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