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www.bchydro.com
Vancouver, BC
1001 to 5000 employees
1961
Government
Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
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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

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    Current Employee - Construction Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Construction Manager in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at BC Hydro full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work/life balance, work with talented professionals from a variety of fields, fair compensation, great benefits

    Cons

    Significant travel or relocation required, job security varies based on political landscape

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BC Hydro Interviews

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    CPC Technologist Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Surrey, BC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at BC Hydro (Surrey, BC) in April-2017.

    Interview

    1. Phone Screening (March 2017)
    2. Skype interview since I am out of province (April 2017)
    3. Flown out for testing (May 2017)
    4. Job offer (May 2017)

    Great experience, the hiring team is one of the best I have ever encountered. The testing was fun and I feel was a very good way to test your skills. Rather than them just throwing a theory test at you and seeing what you have retained, they actually want to see how you work under pressure and hands on.

    Interview Questions

    • Very common and basic interview questions to get to know you and see what type of person you are. none were too difficult.   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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