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Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Interview Questions

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (Pittsburgh, PA) in March 2011.

    Interview

    Got information on the position from a representative at the school job fair and had phone interview, the interviewer was very helpful in setting a time that did not conflict with class schedule. Allowed phone interview because I did not have a car on campus at that time.

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Interview at a career fair, typical interview process. Talked to them at there booth, and then was scheduled for an interview. It wasn't very difficult but had some good questions. Then a few weeks after i was offered the position.

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    Esti Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Allentown, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (Allentown, PA) in April 2016.

    Interview

    Phone interview. HR basically does a screening on the phone about when can you work. They also ask if you have completed all of the forms because there is about 4 forms you need to complete in order to start your internship.

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

    Interview

    3 panel interviewers, most of the questions were not job related; instead they were based on personality. After the interview, references were contacted; background check was conducted, the prospective employees paperwork went from the District HR Unit to the Bureau of HR in Harrisburg, then sent back to the District HR. The process took 6 weeks.

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    Negotiation

    Salary was non-negotiable


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    Information Technology Generalist I Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Muncy, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (Muncy, PA).

    Interview

    I was promoted from a Information Technology Technician. I was the only one that applied for the job. The interview was very simple. They schedules an interview that took around 30 minutes total. Very simple questions such as what languages do you have experience with, what was a problem you have over come, and what is one of your weaknesses.

    Interview Questions

    • What is one of your weaknesses. This can be difficult if you are not prepared for the question.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    State salaries are not negotiable.


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    Winter Maintenance Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lancaster, PA
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (Lancaster, PA) in October 2015.

    Interview

    i only got a over the phone interview , only willing to give 37 hours , no full time benefits or guarantee . Did say that you have a chance to get hired on once the winter program ended. did not choose to continue further interest with this job .

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    ESTI () Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Montoursville, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (Montoursville, PA) in March 2018.

    Interview

    I was called to interview with PennDOT a week in advance. The interview took thirty minutes, and was fairly simple. The first fifteen minutes were spent making small talk, asking when I could start, etc. The last fifteen minutes consisted of questions relating to my resume and a few personality questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Give an example of a time you had a negative experience with a group member and how did you handle it?   Answer Question
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