URS Interview Questions

Updated 14 Sep 2014
Updated 14 Sep 2014
154 Interview Reviews

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    Graduate Civil Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at URS in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied online by giving my CV and answered a question. After about 3 months I had a phone interview based on competency questions and my CV. I passed the phone interview and now I got an assessment centre on the way.

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    No Offer
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Graduate Electrical Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5+ weeks - interviewed at URS in February 2013.

    Interview Details

    Handed my CV to them at employers fair at Bath University. They called me for an interview after a very long time. In general, they were quite nice. Asked me technical and competency questions. They went through my CV and asked questions on that too.

    Interview Questions
    • Asked questions on fault analysis, protection system and also about PID.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Graduate Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at URS in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    I was invited for a competency based interview at their London based office which used to be part of Scott Wilson's Group. My interviewers were two mechanical engineers. Basically no technical questions were asked. My interview is focused upon competency based questions which directs mostly at my current job responsibilities and my university projects' achievement.

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    • Please tell me how can you communicate effectively with people in the office.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Graduate Civil Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Application Details

    interviewed at URS in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    After application was made, a telephone call form HR inviting for interview after almost 3 months of making application. Interview comprised competency questions around teamworking and collaborations. Also some technical questions were asked. I thought I did very well in all. But I was called up to advise my experience was not enough for the role.

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    No Offer
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Graduate Engineering Geologist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Basingstoke, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Basingstoke, England
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 months - interviewed at URS in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    Arranged an interview with two line managers at the Basingstoke office. Travelled down for the interview the day before. Opening questions were regarding my education and CV, followed by an hour long skills test and closed the interview with simple technical questions "what would you use/do in this situation?" etc. Always wear a suit, I did, the staff there are dressed smartly.

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    • There was no standout difficult question.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    There is no negotiation for a graduate position.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Billing Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at URS.

    Interview Details

    Two step process with current employees. I felt as if they already knew who they wanted but were going through the steps to make it seem fair. The interview went well, I felt very positive, received both the one on one interview and the panel interview, yet did not receive the job. Asked later for pointers on how to improve interview next or for feedback that would help me to avoid any danger areas that I may have stumbled into, never received follow-up.

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    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Engineering Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at URS.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview with a Project Managers. Lasted about an hour. Asked questions about work experiences and classes. Talked about their job responsibilities and the company culture. Very laid back and was a get to know you interview. Not many technical or behavioral questions. The overall interview process was quick. They were flexible about speeding up the whole process and quick to make a decision. Employees are very knowledgeable and always willing to answer questions. Great office.

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    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Cvcx Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at URS.

    Interview Details

    So the process was easy for me because I was recommended to the hiring manager. He was kind and asked me general questions about my knowledge and understanding of maintenance concepst

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    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
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    Logistics Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 days - interviewed at URS.

    Interview Details

    The initial interview was the only interview I needed to get hired. I simply went in well dressed with the attitude that I already had the job. I was asked a couple of minor questions about previous work experience. The one and only job related question I was asked was if I knew what an NSN was.

    Interview Questions
    • The questions asked were just your normal run of the mill interview questions. Nothing too difficult at all.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    The pay and benefits package were so good who would need to negotiate it.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    IT Support Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Denver, CO (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Denver, CO (US)
    Interview Details

    Haring was a lengthy process. There were two sets of interviews and the decision took several weeks. The interviews were conducted by several members of the team and were fairly routine.

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    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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