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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at BC Hydro in January 2014.

    Interview Details

    Very Slow process! despite an aggressive interview agenda being published, BC Hydro introduced 2 month delays ! Panel of 3, one taking note. It felt one of the reviewer was there to learn interview ropes...Questions were poorly focused, demonstrating that Resume had not been read before interview...

    Interview Questions
    • "In the course a project how do you deal with barriers?"   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Engineer, Maintenance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at BC Hydro.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview, technical phone interview, face to face interview to see presentation skills.

    Negotiation Details
    Easy going
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Property Coordinator I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at BC Hydro.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process took only 2 weeks. The interview was basically telling you the working environment and a brief introduction to the department. At the very end, you will have chance to answer questions.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
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    QA Analyst (Contract) Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at BC Hydro.

    Interview Details

    Interviewed with 3 people - project manager, QA engineer and business analyst. Approximately 2 hour interview covering my background, experience and how I could help their business. Asked for a second interview to complete a technical test. This involved developing a test plan and example test cases for a fictional project.

    Interview Questions
    • What has been the biggest mistake so far in your career?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    EIT Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    phone interview then in person interview

    Interview Questions
    • It was a typical HR interview. top strengths and weaknesses, why should we hire you?   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Property Representative I Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at BC Hydro in December 2012.

    Interview Details

    You will get a call from HR to schedule an interview. The person will email you the date and time of the meeting and they will tell you who is to be there. You will go to the first meeting and if chosen, you will meet again with the manager for another interview.

    Interview Questions
    • The position is entry level so I did not get the usual questions as I was overqualified for the position but it was a good experience to see what they were looking for. It was a typical scenario of your strengths and weaknesses and your goals and directions.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 8+ monthsinterviewed at BC Hydro.

    Interview Details

    Submitted application online and received an email about 6 months later saying I was shortlisted for an interview. Had to visit a webpage and select an interview time. Interviewed with two senior managers which was a typical interview. Waited 6 long weeks before getting a system generated email to say I was unsuccessful.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Operations Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at BC Hydro in July 2011.

    Interview Details

    2 interviews, 1 on the phone, the second in person

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    They made an offer, I accepted
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at BC Hydro in December 2010.

    Interview Details

    Informal 1st interview with 2 managers. Typical Qs asking about background. Briefly described expected role needed filled.

    Interview Questions
    • What do you think would be your biggest challenge in this role and environment?   Answer Question
    • Why do you want to work Hydro and why this industry?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Engineer In Training Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at BC Hydro in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Initial required a phone interview with HR which went smoothly. Interviews with staff typically included 3-5 people.

    Interview Questions
    • HR was heavy on behavioural interviewing which was not fun   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    The time between interview and offer was ridiculous, six months from initial phone interview.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

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