Motorboat Mechanic Interview Questions

1 Describe a time when you successfully serviced, repaired, or tested a machine or device that operates mainly by mechanical principles.
2 Share an experience when you applied new technology or information in your job. How did it help your company?
3 What kind of experience do you have replacing parts, such as gears, magneto points, piston rings, or spark plugs, and reassemble engines?
4 What is the most challenging part of disassembling and inspecting motors to locate defective parts, using mechanic's hand tools and gauges?
5 Tell me about a recent experience you've had working with your hands.
6 Tell me about an experience in which you analyzed information and evaluated results to choose the best solution to a problem.
7 Tell me about the last time you monitored or reviewed information and detected a problem. How did you respond?
8 Tell me about your qualifications for and your experience handling vehicles and/or mechanized equpiment.
9 Share an experience in which you've successfully learned how to handle a new piece of equipment?
10 Share an experience you had in dealing with a difficult person and how you handled the situation.
11 Share an experience in which your attention to detail and thoroughness had an impact on your last company.
12 Tell me about your last experience doing repair work. How did you determine what tools you needed?
13 Describe an experience in which you successfully controlled the operation of a difficult system. What made you successful?
14 Share an example of when you went above and beyond the "call of duty". (Look for answers that show the candidate is dependable.)
15 Describe methods you have found effective to mount motors to boats and operate boats at various speeds on waterways to conduct operational tests.