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ConocoPhillips Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 01, 2014
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No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Intern Interview

Intern

I applied through college or university and the process took 5 days - interviewed at ConocoPhillips in September 2012.

Interview Details Spoke with them at the Career Fair, was offered an interview on campus

Interview Question – Talk about a time when you had a problem doing group work and had to sort out the conflict   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Sourcing & Contracting Coordinator/Senior Coordinator Interview

Sourcing & Contracting Coordinator/Senior Coordinator

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at ConocoPhillips in April 2013.

Interview Details Applied back in early Feb, was contacted in April for an interview at headquarters. I was told it would be from 1-4p. Conversations were pretty fluid but the entire interview only last 45 minutes.

Interview Question – What would you change at your current job? What Terms and Conditions do you normally follow?   Answer Question


2 people found this helpful

Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Process Operator Interview

Process Operator
Borger, TX (US)

I applied through a staffing agency and the process took 3 months - interviewed at ConocoPhillips in August 2009.

Interview Details There are numerous steps to the interview and hiring process starting with the initial application, aptitude and problem solving testing, a phone interview to determine your experience level, a mental assesment to determine your ability to work with others and finally an in person interview before a board of other employees before an offer of employment may be issued.

Interview Question – Why would you take a pay cut to start at the bottom to work for us?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There wasn't a negotiation, an offer was extended for an hourly rate with set increases based on length of employment and advancement.


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

PTRRC Associate Interview

PTRRC Associate
Houston, TX (US)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4 months - interviewed at ConocoPhillips.

Interview Details Interviewed by two managers. They asked about my experience. Very conversational.

Con: It took 4 months to hear back on a decision.

Interview Question – The interview was more like a conversation to get to know me. They asked if I had any experience in taxes, real estate, and properties.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Upstream Revenue Analyst Interview

Upstream Revenue Analyst
Bartlesville, OK (US)

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at ConocoPhillips in February 2013.

Interview Details Was contacted by a recruiter initially and interviewed with 4 different people a week later. All 4 were from different departments and had different outlooks. It was good to get multiple opinions and answers. It was mostly a behavioral interview process but was very "down to earth" and welcoming. They were not intimidating like most interviews like this. They provided great insight on the company and we talked about my skills and most importantly my hobbies outside of work. They were very concerned about a work life balance which I thought was great. A week after interviewing I was offered a position with the company.

Interview Question – Be prepared for behavioral questions that focus on analytical ability, team work, leadership, and initiative. Come prepared with answers that highlight those things and that relate to the position open.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Summer Intern Interview

Summer Intern

I applied through college or university and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at ConocoPhillips.

Interview Details Met the recruiters at a job fair. They selected about 10 for the interview process, and filled two spots. The interview was very basic behavioral questions, with maybe one or two technical questions. ConocoPhillips had very friendly employees, and emailed/called with an offer about three weeks later.

Interview Question – Name something you didn't do and/or regret from your college experience.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Petroleum Engineer Interview

Petroleum Engineer

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at ConocoPhillips.

Interview Details University interview process. 30 minute initial interview on campus followed by Houston visit meeting 4 to 5 employees and interviewing with each of them separately.

Everyone was very friendly and they paid for expenses while in Houston. I was also impressed with their facility.

Interview Question – Standard behavioral type questions and general review of resume and career goals.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I did not negotiate


Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Project Engineer Interview

Project Engineer
Ponca City, OK (US)

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at ConocoPhillips in November 2008.

Interview Details On campus screening and interview. Site interview where I interviewed with other professionals in the group that I would be working with.

Interview Question – Why I did so poorly in one class (when my other grades were excellent).   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – Other job that I desired more.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

Engineering Technician Interview

Engineering Technician

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 1 week - interviewed at ConocoPhillips.

Interview Details Two interviews, one with manager, then with peers. behaviour questions asked

Interview Question – No unexpected questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Accepted offer.


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

IT New Hire Interview

IT New Hire

I applied through college or university and interviewed at ConocoPhillips.

Interview Details Attended a university career fair, where I submitted my resume. I set up the interview through a career website, and also exchanged emails though one of the recruiters. The interview involved general behavioral interview type questions. Things like, "Tell me a time when you were in a team, and things weren't going so well," or something along those lines.

Interview Question – Tell me a time when you used technology to help solve a problem.   Answer Question

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