Job Interview Questions for a Civil Engineer

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Job Interview Questions for a Civil Engineer


Often out of 300 applicants only 6 candidates will be interviewed. In most interviews, but this varies depending on the job sector and employer, you will be asked around 10 questions during a 45 minute interview.

The key to passing job interviews in preparation and practice, this sounds obvious but is often overlooked with the average interviewee spending around only 60 minutes preparing for their job interview.


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Job Interview Questions for A Civil Engineer


              • Job Interview Question 1: What is your  experience in civil engineering?


            • Job Interview Question 2: Explain Batching, Mixing, Transport and Compacting in regards to concrete processing?



            • Job Interview Question 3: Explain why are steel plates inserted inside bearings in elastomeric bearings?


              • Job Interview Question 4: What is the difference between a civil engineer and an engineering technician?


            • Job Interview Question 5: How do you project manage civil engineering jobs?



            • Job Interview Question 6: How to you ensure you meet industry regulations  and health and safety requirements?



            • Job Interview Question 7: What is your approach to drawing up timescales for a project?


Interview questions and answers

              • Job Interview Question 8: Why are steel plates inserted inside bearings in elastomeric bearings?


            • Job Interview Question 9: Give an example of how you applied your problem solving skills to a design challenge



            • Job Interview Question 10: Do you have any questions for me?


Good interview questions to ask interviewers at the end of the job interview include questions on the company growth or expansion, questions on personal development and training and questions on company values, staff retention and company achievements.



Many people are afraid of job interviews. The truth is if you prepare for your job interview, by predicting the job interview questions, you can easily prepare your job interview answers. If your job interview answers highlight your unique selling point, are stated in the positive and are said in a confident manner, then you can influence the job interview to increase job offer.




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