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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5+ weeks. I interviewed at Bonneville Power (Portland, OR) in July 2015.

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Website www.bpa.gov
Headquarters Portland, OR
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1937
Type Government
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) keeps the lights on in the Pacific Northwest. The US Department of Energy power marketing agency operates a transmission grid (with more than 15,000 miles of high-voltage lines) that delivers about 35% of the electrical power consumed in the region. The electricity that BPA wholesales is generated primarily by 31 federal hydroelectric plants (operated by the US Army Corp of Engineers) and one private nuclear facility. BPA also purchases power from other hydroelectric, gas-fired, and wind and solar generation facilities in North ... More

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