Septa Interview Questions | Glassdoor

Septa Interview Questions

Updated Oct 5, 2017
26 Interview Reviews

Experience

Experience
56%
20%
24%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
73%
8%
8%
4
4

Difficulty

3.0
Average

Difficulty

Hard
Average
Easy

Candidate Interview Reviews

Filter

Sort: PopularDateDifficulty

Filter

Sort: PopularDateDifficulty
  1.  

    Bus Opeator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Upper Darby, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Septa (Upper Darby, PA).

    Interview

    A friend at my old job had a connected relative downtown therefore SEPTA took my application from the bottom of the pile and put it to the top. I was a shoe in. I had an incident at my old job that SEPTA personnel was aware of and yet they still hired me. Just goes to show you what you can accomplish at SEPTA if you have the right connections!

    Interview Questions

    • How do you feel about swing shifts?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation.


  2.  

    Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Septa (Philadelphia, PA) in September 2017.

    Interview

    Applied online, was asked to come in for an interview a month later. Three employees interviewed me. They asked simple questions about my resume to verify it. Then some problem solving questions about HVAC design because that is what the job position was for. They gave me feedback about my answers and what they were looking for.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you design a plumbing system for a client. What aspects would you consider?   1 Answer
  3.  

    Intern Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Septa (Philadelphia, PA) in May 2017.

    Interview

    Interviewer was very friendly. Introduced the company for me and then few questions based on my previous projects both academic and real-time. Few basic programming questions(oops) and Front end and source control(GitHub) questions and Behavioural questions.


  4.  

    Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Septa (Philadelphia, PA) in February 2017.

    Interview

    After a series of two phone screen interviews, a panel meeting consisting of 5 interviewers took place. Interview lasted approximately an hour while responding to a series of scenario based questions.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your greatest accomplishment?   1 Answer

  5.  

    Safety Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Septa (Philadelphia, PA) in January 2017.

    Interview

    You had to make a powerpoint and then present it. There were 3 people in the room. It took about 2 months overall. Great learning experience though. It helped with my interview skills. Very hard

    Interview Questions


  6.  

    Telecommunications Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phila, PA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Septa (Phila, PA) in November 2016.

    Interview

    Took and aced their electronics test, interview went well,- 470 people, They hire people as if they won the damn lottery...Oh, also, veterans won't get hired...-they think we have all the benefits to survive and money up the ass-yes, they asked...

    Interview Questions

    • Asked a few questions about my radio skills   1 Answer

  7. Helpful (3)  

    Bus Operator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Philadelphia, PA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Septa (Philadelphia, PA) in October 2016.

    Interview

    Easy interview. Gentleman who interviewed me was cordial and polite and walked me through the questions. Customer service was the main objective with a tendency on safety and keeping on schedule.

    Interview Questions

    • Name an instance you showed good customer service.   3 Answers
  8. Helpful (16)  

    Bus Operator Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Septa (Philadelphia, PA) in February 2016.

    Interview

    First they asked about a lot of different customer Service questions which wasn't hard at all then they start talking about why I wanted the job which I hate that question then they went on about experience and other stuff to that nature

    Interview Questions


  9. Helpful (1)  

    Track Welder First Class Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Jenkintown, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Septa (Jenkintown, PA) in December 2015.

    Interview

    3 foreman interview you. Graded on a scale, do well you have a shot. Questionaire is written by septa not the foreman. Dont take it, unless.it is really what you want.

    Interview Questions

    • What would you do if someone accused you of sexual harrassment   1 Answer

  10. Helpful (3)  

    Bus Operator Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6+ months. I interviewed at Septa (Philadelphia, PA) in November 2015.

    Interview

    Applied online in May. I received a phone call to come and take the test in July. Received a phone call in November telling me I passed the test and what day they wanted me in for the interview. Assistant director told me on the spot that I was hired. Still waiting for my criminal background to clear, which shouldnt be a problem since i dont have a criminal record. Interview was very easy everything is about customer service. Dress professionally speak clearly. Know everything you can about customer service.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time when you went above and beyond for a customer?   1 Answer

Don't Miss Out On a Job You Love
Upload a resume to easily apply to jobs from anywhere. It's simple to set up.