20 Common Civil & Structural Engineering Interview Questions

Here are some questions to ask when you're interviewing for a job in civil or structural engineering:

  1. What made you choose this field as your career?
  2. What's the most interesting project you've worked on?
  3. What are your main responsibilities?
  4. What are the most important things you do?
  5. What is your typical day like?
  6. What is your management style?
  7. What are some of the challenges of working in this field?
  8. Do you know what the top three priorities are for this position?
  9. How do you think technology affects this industry?
  10. What are some of the biggest challenges that you've faced as an engineer?
  11. What do you see as the next big technological innovation in your field?
  12. How would you describe your leadership style?
  13. What is your favourite part of the job?
  14. What are your career goals?
  15. What are your key strengths? How have you applied them to past successes?
  16. Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10 years? 15 years? 20 years?
  17. What do you like to do in your spare time?
  18. Why do you want this job?
  19. What are your expectations for me in this position?
  20. Do you have any questions for us?