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Portland General Electric

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Portland General Electric President, CEO, and Director Jim Piro
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    I applied online. The process took 4+ monthsinterviewed at Portland General Electric.

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    3 in person interviews, some of the interviewers seemed to not know why they were present. I thought some of the questions pointed to higher level skills and management attributes, but since have come to realize that though they like the 'dazzle' of high performance concepts and knowledge, the company operates like a behemoth in sludge.

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    negotiated with HR rep by email. Received slightly higher offer.

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The 100 Best Green Companies, OregonBusiness, 2009

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Website www.portlandgeneral.com
Headquarters Portland, OR
Size 1,000 to 5,000 Employees
Founded 1892
Type Company - Public (POR)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utility
Revenue £1 to £2 billion (GBP) 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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