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TransAlta Interview Questions

Updated Jun 19, 2017
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  1. Helpful (3)  

    Pretty Easy Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at TransAlta.

    Interview

    Applied on-line - received pre-screen interview over the phone. If you can meet for a face-to-face for interview, make personal connection with manager and you'll get the job.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Negotiate your salary, I got more than market dictated.


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    Training Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at TransAlta.

    Interview

    I got hired by online application nd the interview process was very difficult. i strongly believe that this is a great and successful company and ill give my best to sustain myself in the same company for years

    Interview Questions

  3.  

    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    two people ask questions and try to find out if you can think on your feet. They want to see if you can get along in a group enviroment and how you handle pressure.

    Interview Questions


  4.  

    New Grad Rotation Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at TransAlta (Calgary, AB (Canada)) in February 2014.

    Interview

    Applied online, called for an interview at the headquarters downtown Calgary. Interview started off with going over resume, they had a few pages of questions to ask and took notes, They got into some behavioral questions which were the same as usual. For example explain a time when ..... happened? etc. Where do you see yourself in 5 years? They emailed after two weeks and said they were still interviewing. And 4 weeks after that they finally called and said no.

    Interview Questions

    • asked a lot of questions that someone early in career wouldn't know how to answer because they have never would have had to deal with that.   1 Answer

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    Credit Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at TransAlta (Calgary, AB (Canada)) in April 2013.

    Interview

    One HR interview for basic screening, one interview with the hiring manager and his co-workers. Questions around behavioral and past experiences. It took a month before they responded. Hiring manager's assistant got back to me to schedule a meeting with the hiring manager to go thru offer. Didn't accept the first offer, he came back with a second offer.

    Interview Questions

    • Ask about your experience, why you think you are a good candidate for the job.   Answer Question

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    Process Operator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sundance, AB (Canada)
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at TransAlta (Sundance, AB (Canada)) in January 2013.

    Interview

    It was a pretty cut and dry process, I sent in my resume online and the got back to me in about a week. I interviewed a week later. They called me later that day offering me the job.

    Interview Questions

    • The toughest question was, what do you do when there is conflict at work.   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    They want to start me at $41 per hour, this is too low for me.


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