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Occidental Petroleum Engineering Interview Questions

Updated Feb 27, 2017
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Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX
Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Occidental Petroleum (Austin, TX) in September 2016.

Interview

I talked with them at my university career fair and applied through my university website as well as their company website. We talked about my resume for majority of the interview and they were only able to ask two behavioral questions at the end because we were running out of time.

Interview Questions

  • Tell me about a time you went above and beyond to accomplish a task.   Answer Question
  • What is a mistake you have made and how did you learn from it?   Answer Question

Other Interview Reviews for Occidental Petroleum

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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6 days. I interviewed at Occidental Petroleum.

    Interview

    College recruitment

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    If you have an offer for a location you do not want to go be prepared to either take and and learn to settle there or tell them no and hope for a counter offer. At the time i was not sure i would get another job so i took the first offer and was vaguely promised a move withing a year. Never happened don't settle;e unless you are desperate.


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    Engineering Interview

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

    Application

    The process took a week. I interviewed at Occidental Petroleum (Houston, TX) in August 2011.

    Interview

    Interview was one day with many people from the group. Interview questions were behavior based.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time when you had to complete a project quickly. What did you do? How did you organize and prioritize your work?   Answer Question
    • Describe a time when you disagreed with your manager or supervisor. How did you handle the situation? What was the outcome?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Minimal negotiation.

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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Muscat (Oman)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Occidental Petroleum (Muscat (Oman)) in October 2013.

    Interview

    Submit your application in their Web site. when your cv get selected they will call you for an interview. the interview may take 30 mints to 1 hour . mostly will be technical questions in what you are expert in . You have to be a ware of what you had write in your cv.

    Interview Questions

    • What is turbine iso rating mean.   1 Answer

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    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Doha (Qatar)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Occidental Petroleum (Doha (Qatar)) in February 2010.

    Interview

    It was telephonic, asked to decribe ourself, then technical regarding engineering , instrumentation, control system, it was detailed interview, it took 30 minutes.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you have anything to ask ..??   1 Answer

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