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Vancouver, BC (Canada)
1001 to 5000 employees
1961
Government
Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
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 ... Read more

BC Hydro Reviews

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    Pros

    good work life balance. Open opportunities

    Cons

    complex hierarchy, difficult promotions, salary can be better

    Advice to Management

    can do better

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BC Hydro Interviews

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    Engineering Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at BC Hydro (Burnaby, BC (Canada)) in July 2017.

    Interview

    Had a 30 min phone interview in July for the fall term position. Received an email from one of their recuriter and setup a conference call meeting. No unexpected questions. Mostly behavior based and reasons why applied.

    Interview Questions

    • She listed BC Hydro's value and asked me which value I consider the most important and why.   Answer Question
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BC Hydro Awards & Accolades

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

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