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Aker Solutions Interview Questions

Updated Mar 23, 2017
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    Graduate Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    The application process started with online application on its website. I was invited to an interview 2 weeks after. They have prepared a list of questions to ask the interviee. chatting style interview through which they can have some knowledge about your personality, academics.

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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Aker Solutions.

    Interview

    Full day of presentations about company and business units , included a networking lunch and then a panel interview. Everyone was nice and the questions asked were behavioral type questions. Interview lasted about 25 min.

    Interview Questions

    • Please try to be as detailed as possible regarding the technical question, business case, etc.   Answer Question

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    Lifecycle Support Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Aker Solutions (Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)) in March 2013.

    Interview

    The info sent out, stated one hour technical and 1.5 hour behavioral interview then emailed to say they wished to do an initial telephone interview which lasted 20 mins - which involved me going over my cv.

    They then sent me a Thomas psychometric profiling questionnaire.

    On attending subsequent onsite interview I was given a behavioral interview based on the Thomas Qr (by a young lady no more than 22 yr accompanied with two managers who said very little) instead of the stated technical interview which I hadn't prepared for. The interview bombed.

      In addition, they waited 10 days before they slipped in the rejection email which they could have done on the afternoon after the interview.

    Finally, I drove 4 hours there and back (400 mls) at considerable expense to myself and yet this company with its billion (£) annual profits didn't even offer to pay travel costs.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me a situation where you were critized and a situation where you critized a colleague.   1 Answer

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    Graduate Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Aker Solutions (Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)) in February 2013.

    Interview

    Interview, presentation and team buliding exercise

    presentation is for you to show your technical ability, most people did theirs on final year project. Team building exercise is pretty simple just dont over do it and be involved and show you can work well within a group.

    Interview is ok just prepare on the basics and cover your HR questions

    Interview Questions

    • Differences between AC & DC transmission and what are the +ve and -nves   1 Answer

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    Mechanical Engineer II Interview

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

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Aker Solutions (Houston, TX) in July 2014.

    Interview

    Interview conducted in a conference room with two supervising managers. I sat on one side of the table and they sat on the other. I was asked basic engineering conceptual questions as well as behavioral questions related to difficult employees and situational obstacles I've encountered.

    Interview Questions

    • Are you familiar with API standards?   1 Answer

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Aker Solutions (Mumbai (India)) in May 2014.

    Interview

    there was no interview as such for an internship.
    the head of my department knew some of the people working already in the company so my resume was forwarded and depending on my resume alone my selection was made.

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    Negotiation

    I was not really asked in the negotiation process as the head of my department took care of all the tiny details and did not include me at all.


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    Drafts Man Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Aker Solutions (Mumbai (India)) in June 2012.

    Interview

    Through references only & on contract

    Negotiation

    What were you able to negotiate? What advice would you give others considering an offer?


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    Electrical Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Aker Solutions (Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)) in August 2013.

    Interview

    Two hour job interview on site with a technical manager, and an HR assistant then a walk around of the workshop.

    First of all, the interview started 20 minutes late due to Aker.

    For the first hour and a half the manager went over the role and asked limited complexity technical questions about my background, then the HR guy - who looked uninterested throughout - asked some behavioural questions.

     On completion of interview there was no "next step" or timeline on the decision. Instead the HR guy just slipped off without a word leaving me with the manager to show me around. That was the last time I heard from Aker - they didn't even have the courtesy or the integrity to notify me as to their decision - despite having my email address - which is rather dispiriting since I drove 8 hours that day to attend the interview ( I have since heard from others, Aker ONLY respond if the job is offered). It should also be pointed out that the actual job function was misrepresented and didn't bear much relation to job specification sent out - it was a much lower level position than what I was led to believe .

    Overall, I found the process disappointing and dispiriting and do not recommend this company to others thinking of applying. Neither interviewers displayed professional outlook - the HR guy obviously bored and the manager didn't give the impression he knew his remit or organised enough to take the interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me a situation where you had to solve a difficult problem ?   1 Answer

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    Instandhaltungstechniker Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Erkelenz (Germany)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    (Translated from English)

    Application

    I interviewed at Aker Solutions (Erkelenz (Germany)) in March 2013.

    Interview

    Bewerbung über die Webseite des Unternehmens. Lebenslauf und Zeugnisse als PDFs eingereicht. Das Interview fand mit zwei Leuten statt, meinem potentiellen Chef und seiner Sekretärin. Sie stellten mir ein paar recht einfache fachliche Fragen zu Hydraulik und Elektrotechnik. Später hat der Chef mit mir noch einen Rundgang durch die Fabrik unternommen.


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    Senior Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Aker Solutions.

    Interview

    2 interviews - 1st Technical , 2nd HR. Technical round would be limited to your experience and its relevance to the applied position. HR would focus on gauging your beavioural assets to Aker's values with special focus on hands-on management, multi-cultural sensitivity and transparency.

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