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American Water Interview Questions

Updated 3 Nov 2014
Updated 3 Nov 2014
21 Interview Reviews

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    Accounting Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at American Water in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    had a prelist set of interview questions. Most of the questions were situational questions so be prepared to recall upon your experiences.

    Interview Questions
    • Can you tell me about a time you had a conflict/disagreement with a manager and how you handled it?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Voorhees, NJ (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Voorhees, NJ (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at American Water in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    I had an employee referral, but had to apply online in order to get an interview. The phone interview was pretty standard. Questions asked to describe project management processes and how you apply them to projects. The face to face interview was a 2 person panel. Mostly behavioral questions like; how did you correct a project that was behind schedule?

    Interview Questions
    • Has a project that you managed ever been cancelled? If so, explain why.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Financial Analyst II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at American Water in July 2010.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed by phone regarding previous experience and education. They went with someone with more experience than I had.

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Customer Service Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Alton, IL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Alton, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at American Water in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Hired during a mass hiring right after a job fair. Total process took about a week, but the company had just opened and had several positions to fill.

    Interview Questions
    • The type of interview questions asked are "behavioral interview" questions. Basically tell me about a time........   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Senior Java Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at American Water in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    There is a technical phone interview, then an in person 1:group HR type interview. The final step is a 1:1 with a director

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Ask for more vacation.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mechanicsburg, PA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mechanicsburg, PA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at American Water in November 2009.

    Interview Details

    I was contacte by phone two week after my online application. The entire process was pleasant. Everyone involved, for secretary to the hiring manager were friendly. The intervire went well as far as I am concerned, even though I did not get the job. High level of competition I guess.

    Interview Questions
    • Talk about a project you lead and the challenges you faced while leading it   View Answer
    • If someone who worked with you were asked to describe you, what would they say?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at American Water in September 2009.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview with HR followed by in person interview. Interview was behavioral.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Accounting Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cherry Hill, NJ (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cherry Hill, NJ (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at American Water in March 2009.

    Interview Details

    1st interview was with the HR VP which lasted about 30 minutes. Questions were standard interview questions from a list. (i.e. Your strengths/ weaknesses, Why American Water?, Difficult situations, etc.)
    2nd interview was right after the first and was with the department manager and a supervisor. Questions were more informal, and some were directed at skills. This interview was mostly conversational.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a past professional experience that put you in an ethical dilemma, and how you dealt with it.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Administrative Position Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at American Water in February 2009.

    Interview Details

    Had Interview with HR first and then interviewed by 2 potential bosses.

    Interview Questions
    • Asked me a lot of questions about past work experiences   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Eng Tech Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sacramento, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sacramento, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at American Water in August 2008.

    Interview Details

    local office interview
    local engineering staff
    office tour
    2 interviews
    great process

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    very quick and to the point. 6 months probation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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