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Maintenance Technician Interview Questions in Hartford, CT

Maintenance Technician Interview Questions in Hartford, CT

Maintenance technicians generally work under managers to maintain buildings and equipment. Interviews will feature scenarios of problems which you will be responsible for fixing while keeping in communication with both managers and customers. Come ready to showcase your job-specific knowledge and problem solving skills. Education requirements vary so be sure to research them before applying for a position.

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Top Maintenance Technician Interview Questions & How To Answer

Here are three top maintenance technician interview questions and how to answer them.

Question #1: What preventive maintenance regulations do you follow?

How to answer: As a maintenance technician, you may need to use your technical skills to perform preventive maintenance, reducing the risk of equipment breakdowns and malfunctions. In your answer to this question, discuss any preventive maintenance tasks you've handled in previous roles and why this work is important to the overall safety and operation of a facility that relies on various types of equipment. You can also use this answer to discuss any steps you follow when performing preventive maintenance, as required by industry standards or regulations.

Question #2: How do you ensure safety in the workplace?

How to answer: Maintenance technicians have substantial responsibility in maintaining the safe operation of equipment in the workplace. As you answer this question, use the STAR method (Situation, Task, Action, Result) to highlight a specific instance in which you improved or adhered to the safety protocols in your workplace. Highlight the importance of safety in your answer, along with your willingness to follow and enforce safety protocols.

Question #3: What steps have you taken to stay current in the maintenance industry?

How to answer: Equipment changes constantly, thanks to technological advancements, so maintenance technicians who work on various types of equipment must stay current on any new developments and techniques. Talk about any specific training or continuing education you have participated in, as well as your willingness to stay current.

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Maintenance Technician (Commtech4) was asked...December 16, 2014

How would you handle a system outage?

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Calmly. Locate and fix using the half-split method; whether that is with teams in broad geographically spanning systems or within a single functioning system Less

I would start at the beginning and work my way forward until I found where the error was. Continually checking the system database as I went forward to see my progress and make sure I was bringing the whole system up and not leaving a portion out. Less

John Deere

I was asked about if a machine failed and a frustrated production worker was on that machine when it failed, how do you deal with the production worker while you working to fix that machine as they tend to get more frustrated the longer the machine is down?

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I said that I would give the production worker the knowledge of knowing what was wrong with the machine, and an approximate time as to how long it may take. I would then try to conversate and diffuse the situation with humor. Less


I was asked to describe what is a router, like the one used in the home for the internet.

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Switches create a network. Routers connect networks. A router links computers to the Internet, so users can share the connection. A router acts as a dispatcher, choosing the best path for information to travel so it's received quickly. Less

MG Properties

the basic stuff experience etc

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just regular answers



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Holiday Inn Club Vacations

Can u describe the type of work you do?

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I do pressure washing/basic plumbing/basic electrical /painting basic carpentry/ drywall repair etc Less

Yes I do all maintenance repairs

I do any handy men work like drywall, tile, remodeling and electrical plus plumbing Less

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He also asked when I was able to start if approved.

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After one month

Im zaheer from Pakistan Apply for jobs I work in dubai dealership I have 13 years of experience I can totally do its trouble shooting as well as repairing Less

I said immediately to a couple of days, all depending on what I would need equipment wise to begin. Less

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Pratt Industries USA

What reading would you get by measuring one leg of a 480v 3 phase motor to ground?

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277 volts

The voltage between any one leg and ground will be 277 volts, and between any 2 hot wires will be 480 volts. Less

It's an actual mechanic job

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American Airlines

What would you do if an experienced employee said you're making me look bad stop working so fast

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Rooftop Slushie requires a membership FEE. Why are you promoting it on every single interview question? Less

I would suggest that the employee ordered a new uniform.

Interviewed 6 FAANG employees and got this:

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Volvo Cars

Would I ever work unsafe to finish a time on time?

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Scape (UK)

Can you do the job

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Yes I can do

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