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Downer Interview Questions

Interviews at Downer

40 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Christ Church, VA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Downer (Christ Church, VA (US)) in July 2017.

    Interview

    It was a Multi step process, with an initial application, video interiew, group training/interview day, offer. The stages were coherent and the flow of information at each stage was good

    Interview Questions


  2.  

    Cadet Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Downer.

    Interview

    Written application --> phone interview --> in person interview

    Overall, it was a great experience and very friendly/accommodating employees who made me feel comfortable . In person interview took about 30 minutes.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you think you are a good candidate for this job?   Answer Question
  3.  

    Planner Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Downer.

    Interview

    Based on STAR format, Interview process very lengthy, There were 3 people interviewing. I recommend to prepare with real work experience examples and behavioral based questions. Good luck for an interview.

    Interview Questions


  4.  

    Graduate Program Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sydney
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Downer (Sydney) in November 2019.

    Interview

    Applied online. Whole process took about 3 months:

    - They started with an initial Phone screening.
    - Did an online response video Interview.
    - Invitation to Assessment centre which involved teamwork and puzzle activity.
    - If successful it is then followed by an Interview and a short Presentation to a panel.

    Interview Questions

    • Can you describe a past experience where 'Relationships' played a key role?   Answer Question

  5.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Downer.

    Interview

    Multiple rounds of interviews, group assessment centre and a final presentation to a room of finance professionals and CFOs from the business. They give you the topic the night before the presentation day.

    Interview Questions


  6.  

    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Christchurch, Canterbury (New Zealand)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Downer (Christchurch, Canterbury (New Zealand)) in July 2019.

    Interview

    The assessment centre consisted of a group activity and and individual interview. The interview was casual but this was mostly due to the interviewer. Downer is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and employs more than 53,000 people.

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  7.  

    Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Really good was easy to go through and learn about the organisation would recommend all students to apply for thjs organisatiom it is great. If you want to get a good graduate job. Apply for this here great amazing organisation

    Interview Questions

  8.  

    Technical Writer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Downer.

    Interview

    Phone and In Person Interview lasting for one hour or so with majority of questions related to handling of team and time management issues. Also about previous experiences and general behavioural questions

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about yourself and how will manage any discord with other departments   Answer Question

  9.  

    Graduate Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Downer.

    Interview

    Online Application (CV, Transcript, Basic Questions), Video Interview (Basic Behavioural questions, some questions regarding the company values, whether you are willing to travel for work), Assessment Centre, Interview and Presentation

    Interview Questions

    • Are you willing to travel or relocate for projects?   2 Answers

  10.  

    Graduate Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brisbane
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Downer (Brisbane) in May 2019.

    Interview

    3 rounds:
    Round1: a pitch with a team on given situation,
    Round 2: activity around safety: identifying issues
    Round 3: presenting back to the group and a puzzle activity.

    the process is very straining and fast paced


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