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Portland General Electric Reviews

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27 Reviews
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Portland General Electric President, CEO, and Director Jim Piro
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20 Ratings

    Great place to work. Great company and great people.

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    Current Employee - Obiee Developer  in  Grand Prairie, TX
    Current Employee - Obiee Developer in Grand Prairie, TX

    I have been working at Portland General Electric full-time for more than 5 years


    Great place to work. Great company and great people.


    Great place to work and great people

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    Great place to work and great people

    Positive Outlook
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Portland General Electric Interviews

Updated May 29, 2014
Updated May 29, 2014

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Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    Electrical Engineer I Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Portland, OR
    Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Portland General Electric in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied over the internet, had a brief phone screen with HR to set up an in person interview. In person interview was fairly typical with most questions geared toward judging my technical capabilities and compatibility with the job.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell us about a time when you needed to resolve an issue while working in a group.   Answer Question
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Portland General Electric Awards & Accolades

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The 100 Best Green Companies, OregonBusiness, 2009

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Website www.portlandgeneral.com
Headquarters Portland, OR
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1892
Type Company - Public (POR)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors IDACORP, PacifiCorp, Avista

Portland General Electric (PGE) keeps many Birkenstock-shod feet warm. The company, formerly a subsidiary of Enron, generates, purchases, and distributes electricity to about 815,820 customers in Oregon. PGE's service territory covers 52 cities, including Portland and Salem. Its hydroelectric, coal-fired, and gas-fired plants had a generating capacity of 2,766 MW in 2010, and it purchased another 2,074 MW of generating capacity. PGE also markets wholesale electricity and natural gas to other utilities and marketers in the western US. In keeping with the "green" image of... More

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