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Black & Veatch Interview Questions

Updated Nov 14, 2017
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    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

  2. Helpful (1)  

    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.

    Interview Questions

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    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.

    Interview Questions


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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

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    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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    Project Support Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. I interviewed at Black & Veatch.

    Interview

    I first interviewed through a temp agency then interviewed onsite. Interviewer very stern didn't know whether interview went well afterwards or not. She had not facial expressions just blank look.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your thought working in a diverse environment?   1 Answer

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Black & Veatch (Raleigh, NC).

    Interview

    Went to career fair. Applied with req number. Got a call 2 months later. Interviewed with one individual in conference room, then over the phone with two others. Conversations were easy going.

    Interview Questions

    • Why I should stand out over the others they were considering   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I did no negotiating as a potential intern.

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    Electrical Engineer I Interview

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

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Black & Veatch (Ann Arbor, MI) in February 2017.

    Interview

    Had two rounds of interviews, the second was almost 5 hrs long. After a week they sent an email saying you are being considered for this position and later that week they just send an email saying you are rejected without any proper reason.

    After a 5 hr long interview, and after waiting for almost 20days they just say " unfortunately we couldn't proceed further with the offer" without any reason why. And when asked for a reason they just don't respond....

    Please respect ones time and all the patience.

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    Entry Level Structural Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houghton, MI
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Black & Veatch (Houghton, MI) in February 2017.

    Interview

    I got this interview opportunity from school career fair and scheduled the face to face interview next day. The questions were straightforward, and the interviewer successfully created a warm and friendly atmosphere so that I felt relaxed throughout the interview. All in all, awesome experience. Unfortunately I don't get the job because of immigration status.

    Interview Questions

    • In general, questions about leadership and the integrity were questioned frequently.   Answer Question

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    General Business Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Black & Veatch in November 2016.

    Interview

    Phone interview. Recruiter asked a few personal questions but mainly just spoke about the role and benefits. The recruiter was kind enough to let me know that they decided not to move forward with my recruitment.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your salary expectations?   1 Answer

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