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Severn Trent Water Interview Questions

Updated 2 Aug 2017
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    Senior Lab Tech Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience

    Interview

    very quick and to the point, the interview was quite casual and completed in succession with a tour. The interview was more about personality and quality characteristics as opposed to technical knowledge.

    Interview Questions


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    Customer Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shrewsbury, England
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Severn Trent Water (Shrewsbury, England) in July 2017.

    Interview

    First Interview is with a recruitment advisor, informal and friendly. Second stage is an assessment centre, with maths test, and other types of competency based tests, but nothing to be worried about, just stay calm and read the questions properly before answering. Staff are friendly and helpful, really nice people and good work ethics.

    Interview Questions

    • Typical competency based questions   1 Answer

    Severn Trent Water Response

    22 Sep 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to leave the feedback. We are really glad you enjoyed your interview.


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    Data Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Severn Trent Water.

    Interview

    Applied online and received a call in a couple of days. The HR then handed my CV to the department manager and after revision I was invited to the interview. The whole process took up to 3 weeks. The interview itself was really relaxed and the guys were very friendly. Looks like really great company to work for.

    Interview Questions

    • What would you do in 2 first weeks in this position?   1 Answer

    Severn Trent Water Response

    22 Sep 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are really glad you enjoyed your interview.


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    Customer Service Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tettenhall, England
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Severn Trent Water (Tettenhall, England) in February 2017.

    Interview

    interview with panel of 2 people, did company research first which helped, interview fairly relaxed and took about 50 mins. Did ask for feedback but unfortunately didn't receive this.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a situation when you have had to deal with a difficult customer   Answer Question

    Severn Trent Water Response

    22 Sep 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are really glad you enjoyed your interview. I’m sorry to hear you didn’t receive any feedback after you requested it. At Severn Trent we strive... More


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    Engineering Placement Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Royal Leamington Spa, England
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Severn Trent Water (Royal Leamington Spa, England) in January 2017.

    Interview

    a number of online tests, with an invitation to an assessment centre. the assessment centre was a mixture of group and individual exercises. Make sure you know about the company's ODI's!

    Interview Questions

    Severn Trent Water Response

    22 Sep 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are really glad you had a positive experience.


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    Business Leadership Graduate Role Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Birmingham, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Severn Trent Water (Birmingham, England) in November 2016.

    Interview

    Interview undertaken on the assessment day, after a group task, role play and presentation. interview was scripted so seemed robotic on the interviewer but relativity easy. Strengths based about how i think id fit in and related back to the presentation i had just carried out. roleplay was more technical part of the assessment.

    Interview Questions

    Severn Trent Water Response

    22 Sep 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are really glad you had a positive experience.


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    Process Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Coventry, England
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Severn Trent Water (Coventry, England) in October 2016.

    Interview

    Mixture of behavioural questions and 2 technical questions about wastewater treatment. Most of the interviews at Severn Trent of behavioural questions. When have you made a change in the work process and persuaded stakeholders to take on your change.

    Interview Questions

    • What are the pro's and cons of different biological treatment. I did an internal interview so if you are new to industry they might not ask as specific questions more a general overview of what you know.   Answer Question

    Severn Trent Water Response

    22 Sep 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are really glad you had a positive experience.


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    Telesales Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Warrington, North West England, England
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Severn Trent Water (Warrington, North West England, England) in June 2016.

    Interview

    offered a full time contract, then taken away 2 weeks into employment use a sourcing company to employ me, gain a sale they claim it does not meet the criteria, push you to mislead customers with re to discounts and time scales, offering intense training over a week that well covered more on facebook and youtube than anything else

    Interview Questions

    • experience and what i wanted from sales and marketing   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    told i would never progress from telesales


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    Graduate Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Severn Trent Water in May 2016.

    Interview

    Passed the application which consist of 4 questions and a telephone interview by the HR shortly after I submitted the online application and got invited to the assessment center soon after.

    Interview Questions

    Severn Trent Water Response

    22 Sep 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. We are really glad you had a positive experience.


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    Distribution Service Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Coventry, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Severn Trent Water (Coventry, England) in April 2016.

    Interview

    Recruitment is contracted out to an agency, who are woeful. Often fail to respond to emails and calls and have failed to inform me of specific requirements for interviews on 3 occassions. Management style presentations are often required, even for entry level jobs.

    Interview Questions

    • Interviews are limited to a set number of predetermined, scripted questions. The interviewer shouldn't go off script as this is deemed unfair.   Answer Question

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