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Bonneville Power Overview

Portland, OR
1001 to 5000 employees
1937
Government
Energy
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
PacifiCorp, Portland General Electric, BC Hydro
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 ... Read more

Mission: The Bonneville Power Administration's mission as a public service organization is to create and deliver the best value for our customers and constituents as we act in concert with others in the Pacific Northwest. (See more of our Mission and Vision at

Bonneville Power Reviews

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    Current Employee - Intern in Portland, OR
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    I have been working at Bonneville Power part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    very laid back environment and friendly co-workers and colleagues

    Cons

    it's tricky to deal with external stakeholders, especially when trying to set up meetings inside the agency

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Bonneville Power Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Bonneville Power (Portland, OR) in March 2015.

    Interview

    The hiring process was straight forward. They asked about my experience listed on my resume and some of the more common interview questions. Supervisors conducted the interview and were warm and friendly.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us about yourself and why you are a good candidate for the job.   1 Answer
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