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Michigan Department of Transportation Interview Questions

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    Administrative Secretary Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Michigan Department of Transportation (Detroit, MI) in May 2014.

    Interview

    3 interviewers on the panel, took about an hour, professional setting. Prepared questions were asked and they took turns asking me questions. The panel took notes rating my answers.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe your experience, ability on using software, etc.   1 Answer

  2.  

    Student Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Michigan Department of Transportation (Detroit, MI) in June 2017.

    Interview

    There were three people in my interview. One was the office manager, a company executive, and employee that has over 25 years of experience in the department. Each of them asked a few questions, and the interview was kind of intimidating.

    Interview Questions

    • Using one word, how would you describe your personality?   1 Answer
  3. Helpful (1)  

    Engineering Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lansing, MI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Michigan Department of Transportation (Lansing, MI) in March 2015.

    Interview

    The interview process was very casual. I received a call a month or two before the end of the spring semester. The call consisted of asking about which classes I had taken during college. At the end of the call I was offered the position without realizing that was a phone interview.

    Interview Questions

    • What college courses have you taken?   1 Answer

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    Engineering Coop Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Michigan Department of Transportation (Detroit, MI) in March 2014.

    Interview

    Interview was over the phone and they asked about my application. They then asked if I would be good with the location. They then wanted to know if I would accept a drug test.

    Interview Questions

    • Would you be ok with the work location?   1 Answer

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    Transportation Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lansing, MI
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Michigan Department of Transportation (Lansing, MI) in March 2017.

    Interview

    I was Interviewed for ITS / Connected Vehicles Engineer position, the experience, all in all, was nice and smooth. I had a Panel of three Professionals and one HR. At the beginning, they told that I will have 11 questions and 30 mins to answer

    Interview Questions


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    Transportation Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kalamazoo, MI
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Michigan Department of Transportation (Kalamazoo, MI) in June 2016.

    Interview

    Be ready for aptitude and skill questions. There is an average of 4 people asking question and writing your responses. They asked about 10 questions and you can skip and go back to questions if you dont feel prepare to answer at the time.

    Interview Questions

    • Negative experience that I turned into positive   1 Answer
    • If I knew about the MDOT 5 stars step program   1 Answer

  7. Helpful (1)  

    Civil Engineering Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Lansing, MI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Michigan Department of Transportation (Lansing, MI) in April 2014.

    Interview

    The interview process for the co-op position was just a phone call and quick review of the college courses I had taken this far. The hiring manager had already reviewed my transcript, so she asked me a few questions regarding what I had learned in these classes, and how they would be useful for the lab I was going to be working for.

    Interview Questions

    • What I had learned in my college experience and how I would be beneficial to their group.   1 Answer
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    Entry Level Bridge Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lansing, MI
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Michigan Department of Transportation (Lansing, MI) in August 2017.

    Interview

    You must apply online, and wait. If selected, they will call and schedule an interview in person. It lasts around 20 minutes. Questions about your personality, and how to deal with different situations.

    Interview Questions


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    Construction Supervisors Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Michigan Department of Transportation.

    Interview

    All interviews are the same structure, but the 10-12 questions can vary slightly depending on which job you are applying for. Sometime they will also give you a small test, like asking you to read some blueprints or something. At the end you are allowed to ask some questions of your own and make any statement that you think would help make you a better candidate then anyone else.

    Interview Questions

    • Why would you be good for this position?
      What type of situation have you been in?
      Do you work well in a team? Why? Example?   Answer Question

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