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Brown & Root Industrial Services
Heavy Equipment Operator was asked...July 1, 2019

What is the most important thing about your job

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To complete the task at hand as safely and efficient as possible. While as hearing to policy and procedures Less

Complete my work safety and timely

Not effect any loss for company and employees

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Do you have any questions?

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Hey I also interviewed for the March opening. Do you know if they hired all 14 candidates? How long before you got a call back? I've been calling HR, but feel they don't want to give me the bad news until later on. Less

I posted this interview review. I heard back about the position after they received my thank you letters. They offered the position to me over the phone before the last round of interviews. It's likely that they have already filled all the positions. If you don't hear back within the next couple of weeks then you probably did not get the position. The on boarding process is coming up in late May. I wish you the best of luck in your job hunt. NextEra is hiring for the same position up in Wisconsin so give them a try and apply with them. Less

I started on this question early. First asked if I could clarify anything on my resume. Then asked about current state of the plant and how they were handling a lawsuit. Then also asked about the future of the plant in a worst-case scenario (potential plant closure). Less

River Metals Recycling

Why do you want to work here?

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Looking for a place that haves more opportunity for me to move up.

I moved into the area about 2 years ago , current company I'm with dozens,t have the hours I. Need to make my bills. You looked liked what I,m looking for in a company. Stedy growth an the hours would work in my gayer also. Less

I am currently employed but I’m not at all happy with the income!

Vecellio & Grogan

What types of equipment that I have ran

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Informed that I had ran a dozer and loader

Bull dozer (d4d .d4e.d6 mashin

Bull dozer (d4d .d4e.d6 meshing)


What equipment have you ran?

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Can run everything. Not super good with grader yet

What are you most familiar with

Pioneer Natural Resources

Do you have any oilfield experience.

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No, Sir, but I am a fast learner and I am willing to learn.

25 years of field experience

Phillips & Jordan

What are your capabilities

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I’ve ran heavy equipment for over 12 years I can run anything from a dozer excavator backhoe skid loader’s you name it If I can run it if not give me about 15 minutes I’ll figure it out Less


Do you have any mining experience?

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Yes two years

Yes I have mining experience

What equipment i could operate. And how much experience i had .

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I said i have 30 plus years in operating different equipment.

I can operate several different machines have graduated from Nevada school of construction I’ve layed Colvert set pipe and grade using laser and string also using transit to set grade on several different projects school parking arrangements round abouts on highways have also dug and set water and sewer for very large camp grounds and graduated strait A from Nevada school of construction thank you Less

RSG Forest Products

How well do you know how to operate a planer?

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Very Well.

Yes I no

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