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BC Hydro President & CEO Charles Reid
Charles Reid
20 Ratings

    Excellent work culture. Easy atmosphere

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    Former Employee - Power Line Technician, Metro Coastal Transmission in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Power Line Technician, Metro Coastal Transmission in San Jose, CA

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    good work life balance. Open opportunities


    complex hierarchy, difficult promotions, salary can be better

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    can do better

    Positive Outlook
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BC Hydro Interviews

Updated Nov 17, 2014
Updated Nov 17, 2014

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    Vegetaion Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Applied for advertised job, after about 4 months assuming I had not made it through the initial sorting process I received a phone call asking me to come for an interview in 3 days! Had to fill in some sort of personality evaluation prior to arrival, then given a math and a general set of exams on - site prior to interview. Was an HR person and the supervisor for the position at the interview.

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BC Hydro Awards & Accolades

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Canada's Top 100 Employers, Mediacorp Canada, 2010
Progressive Employers of Canada List, ConnectMoms, 2009

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Website www.bchydro.com
Headquarters Vancouver, Canada
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Government
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority, which operates as BC Hydro, distributes electricity to the 1.8 million residential and business customers. The province-owned utility owns more than 46,500 miles of transmission and distribution lines, and it operates hydroelectric and fossil-fueled power plants about 11,350 MW of generating capacity. Subsidiary Powerex markets and trades energy throughout North America. To increase efficiencies in green power production, in 2010 BC Hydro consolidated its transmission operations with those of the province-owned British Columbia... More

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