Steps in the Hiring Process

  1. EnSegs at Work on a Solar PV ArrayEnSegs will identify a position opening and post the position to the web site.
  2. Upon receiving a pool of qualified applicants we will examine all résumés and cover letters for best fit.
  3. We will pick the top candidates for phone interviews.
  4. The selection committee will then select 2 or 3 of these candidates and hold face-to-face interviews. See below for a list of possible interview question and how the selection committee is organized.
  5. Next we will check your references.
  6. Then we will hold a final interview with the top candidate. This is usually with the President and a Team Lead.
  7. Finally an offer letter is presented!

The Interview

If your application to EnSegs is successful, you’ll be contacted for a brief telephone interview and then invited to attend a face-to-face interview.

Note: it may take several weeks to review all applications.

It’s important that we ensure to select candidates who are right for our organization and right for a particular role. We use competency and behavioral based interviewing techniques to identify people who have the knowledge and abilities needed to succeed. Usually, the interview process is divided into two one-hour interviews.

Sample Interview Questions that you may be asked:

  • Are you passionate about the environment? What can you tell me about global warming and the connection between greenhouse gases (GHG) and the burning of fossil fuels.
  • What are you doing to reduce climate change?
  • Do you enjoy learning and teaching others what you know (Every employee is a teacher or coach)?
  • Tell me about a time where you felt it necessary to convince your department to change a procedure.
  • How do you feel about change?
  • What do you know about what we do?
  • Describe the best manager you ever had.
  • What can you contribute to our team?
  • What has been your greatest accomplishment at work? Why?
  • What do you think it takes to be successful in this company?

The Selection Committee

A selection committee is used to ensure fairness to all candidates. The selection committee will have between two and five people and may have, representatives from management, technical experts, and someone from human resources.