SNC-Lavalin
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Interviews at SNC-Lavalin

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at SNC-Lavalin.
Interview experience
Based on 134 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 126 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 121 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at SNC-Lavalin

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 4.

Interview process length
About two weeks
27%
About a week
25%
About a day or two
20%
About a month
20%
More than one month
8%
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
61%
On-site interview
57%
Background check
44%
Group interview
32%
Drug test
16%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
3%
Other
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at SNC-Lavalin

  • 30 to 40 days
    Shared on 5 February 2020
  • Short interview with hiring based on need of the company.
    Shared on 4 November 2018 - Junior Field Technician - Scarborough, ON
  • 1 HR phone connection + 2 face to face interviews with managers
    Shared on 22 August 2018 - Analyste d'affaires SharePoint - Montréal, QC

Interview questions at SNC-Lavalin

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • If I was willing to work long hours, full time or part time position.
    Shared on 15 December 2018 - System & Process Coordinator - Toronto, ON
  • Where do I see myself in 5 yearsWhat would make me the ideal candidateHow many years of Maintenance experience do you have
    Shared on 14 August 2018 - Building Technician III - Fort McMurray, AB
  • Mostly past experience
    Shared on 1 June 2017 - Deputy Engineering Manager, El-Halassa Project - Toronto, ON

Interview tips at SNC-Lavalin

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)50%
  • Formal (business suit)31%
  • They didn’t have a dress code9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)6%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at SNC-Lavalin

  • Have knowledge of the company and history, plus what is expected of you in the position you are applying for. Are you flexible and adaptable
    Shared on 29 September 2019 - Director of Administration/ Facilities - Toronto, ON
  • Stay positive.
    Shared on 18 July 2019 - Construction Manager - Canada
  • They’re all great hardworking individuals. If you bring a positive attitude and you’re ready to get your hands dirty, then you’ll do just fine.
    Shared on 22 February 2019 - Junior Administrative Assistant - Dollard-Des Ormeaux, QC

The first interview at SNC-Lavalin

How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral42%
  • Other21%
  • Recruiter contacted me16%
  • Through Indeed6%
  • Other online job site5%

How candidates received their first interview at SNC-Lavalin

  • Transfert avec brookfield lepage controls
    Shared on 19 February 2020 - Technicien maintenance - Gaspé, QC
  • Par un malheureux hasard
    Shared on 16 October 2019 - Ingénieur de projet - Montréal, QC
  • I came right from high school through the school referral
    Shared on 15 December 2018 - System & Process Coordinator - Toronto, ON