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According to the Association of Computing Machinery, the number of U.S-based technology electrical engineers is higher today than it was at the peak of the Internet boom. The same can be said about the canadian market. If you are a Electrical Engineer and have a job interview scheduled not sure what job interview questions may be asked in the interview? We have created some job interview questions that may be asked in your next electrical engineer job interview.

6 Electrical Engineer Job Interview Questions

Describe a project in which you liaised and coordinated with clients to obtain and develop engineering projects?

Tell us about a project you have project managed? How did you control the design team budget? What was the size of the project team?

What type of support have you provided to a construction team, engineering contractor, RFO Maintenance & Production teams? Give us an example when you went above and beyond to ensure you provided a high standard of support?

Give us an example of at least 1-3 electrical systems or products you have designed and developed throughout the years?

Describe a project in which you prepared electrical design packages that include design drawings and material take-offs?

Rate your significant working knowledge of major electrical equipment items, including:
-Transformers
-switchgear
-MCCs
-UPS
-Diesel generators
-Cabling and hazardous area equipment.
-Short circuit analysis to IEC 699 and load flow studies. •Fundamental understanding IEC 679, API RP 5 & 55 AND IP Part 15.
-Understanding of design requirements for equipment layouts
-Earthing
-Lighting
-Cabling
-Electric heat tracing and cathodic protection
-Short circuit & load flow software, (ETAP or similar).

Other titles an Eletrical Engineer is known by are:

  • avionics engineer
  • control systems engineer
  • design engineer, electrical
  • distribution planning engineer, electrical
  • electrical engineer
  • electrical network engineer
  • electronics engineer
  • instrumentation and control engineer
  • planning engineer, electrical systems
  • process control engineer, electrical
  • roadway lighting design engineer
  • television systems engineer
  • test engineer, electronics

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