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Black & Veatch Interview Questions

Updated Feb 10, 2018
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  1. Helpful (4)  

    Electrical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Denver, CO
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Black & Veatch (Denver, CO).

    Interview

    Contacted by HR for initial screening. Then gave me a list of locations to choose from, then followed by a techincal interview on phone. Talked to an engineer from the specific location and he asked about my experience and why I wanted to switch and what I wanted to do. Then I got a call for onsite interview. They requested change of my availability to match their specific needs. Then flew me in for a interview.
    HR on the interview panel was not even present during the interview.
    The day after the interview they say they do not have a need for the position in the team and sent a reject.

    *If they did not have the need for a location why did they put me through all this effort and then reject for no reason.

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  2.  

    Civil/Environmental Engineer I Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Marcos, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Black & Veatch (San Marcos, CA) in November 2017.

    Interview

    Had a short interview at a college career fair then was asked to come in for an interview at their office. The office interview consisted of meeting employees from varying places in their career and discussing their experience at B&V and what my goals were.

    Interview Questions

    • No real interview questions. Just discussed goals and talked about their company structure.   Answer Question
  3.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Black & Veatch in November 2017.

    Interview

    Attended info session and follow up on career fair. After a week I received call for an interview. Initially it was informational phone interview then technical phone interview and lastly onsite interview

    Interview Questions

    • What do you know about company?
      Why you want to work here?
      Mostly behavior questions   Answer Question

  4.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kansas City, KS
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Black & Veatch (Kansas City, KS) in October 2017.

    Interview

    I met with them a couple times at an info-session and the STEM fair on our campus. They asked me for an interview the next day. I received an email about a week later saying they were still reviewing all of the candidates with the hiring managers. A couple days after that, there was an email with an invite to the on site interview, which was 5 interviews in a row; each about 30 minutes a piece. Very relaxed and very simple.

    Interview Questions

    • Most of the questions were team and communication based.   Answer Question

  5.  

    Electrical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Black & Veatch (Austin, TX) in October 2017.

    Interview

    I was contacted via email by a recruiter and a phone interview was scheduled. She asked me questions about past experiences and projects listed in my resume, promised to get back to me but later received an email that they have moved on with a better candidate

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  6.  

    Project Controls Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ann Arbor, MI
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Black & Veatch (Ann Arbor, MI) in October 2017.

    Interview

    Applied online. Phone interview and then on site interview in Michigan. Got a call from the HR after two weeks to say that the position was cancelled due to final quarter budget reallocation.

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  7. Helpful (3)  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Black & Veatch in September 2017.

    Interview

    Two Step Interview Process. Heard back after a week of my first interview to come back to the second. After the second interview they called me in a week and offered the job with two weeks to decide.

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  8. Helpful (1)  

    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Overland Park, KS
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Black & Veatch (Overland Park, KS) in September 2017.

    Interview

    RUN! I can accept that statistically we all get turned down for more jobs than we get interviews and offers. I can even appreciate that sometimes things dont go beyond a phone screen. But when the experience is so amateur and unprofessional then you learn it's just not a place you'd ever want to work. So, phone screen #1 the recruiter states he mixed up time zones. Recheduled, phone screen #2 no call no show recruiter again. Excuse: I lost my phone over the weekend. So you're not given a phone at your desk? Rescheduled, phone screen #3 no call no show, no response. I email asking to be handed to another recruiter since he clearly has something happening in his personal life that's causing this behavior. We connect, he apologizes, we talk about multiple HR spots, he states there are internal moves, he'll know the net the following week, we connect again, and he says he'll put my resume in for two of the open spots. Then the tumbleweeds start rolling by. I follow up. He states he'll send me an invitation for a phone screen with the two Ops heads the role would support. Tumbleweeds. Then two weeks later the canned autoresponse, "thanks but no thanks" comes. Just run. There is no integrity to this company or their recruitment procedures. If I was not qualified then I understand. If I am, and I'm vetted by the recruiter and then he takes this very misleading and deceptive course then to be quite honest, thank God I didn't get the job.

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    Civil Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Black & Veatch (Denver, CO) in September 2017.

    Interview

    Two separate interviews, pretty standard. Not too much to say about it aside from speaking with several peopled from various levels, it reflected the company structure and it was obvious to tell the different levels and responsibilities within the company.

    Interview Questions

    • Normal stuff- strengths/weaknesses & talked about experience   Answer Question

  10.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Black & Veatch in September 2017.

    Interview

    I applied online before talking to the B&V reps at my university career fair in September. They called me later that night for a next day interview. I have not yet heard back from the company, though they said it would take 2-3 weeks to get back to me.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a situation where you had to solve a problem quickly.   Answer Question

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