Pacific Gas and Electric

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Pacific Gas and Electric Reviews

Updated March 4, 2015
Updated March 4, 2015
71 Reviews
5.0
71 Reviews
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Pacific Gas and Electric Chairman, President & CEO Anthony F. Earley Jr.
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work-life balance although it's depends on a group you work in (in 48 reviews)

  • ok pay and benefits but you may have to fight to get what they promised, they hire good people (in 24 reviews)


Cons
  • A few permanent employees made complaints to Upper Management, but no action taken (in 24 reviews)

  • Depending on the organization and your title, there is little or no work-life balance (in 9 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great company to work for!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Utility Worker
    Former Employee - Utility Worker

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric

    Pros

    Great benefits, room for growth, training is always fun,

    Cons

    Only downside is my contract ended

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    I enjoyed my employment with P.G.&E.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric

    Pros

    Fantastic opportunities, for Construction, Technical and Professional Jobs. The company has really become customer focused and employee focussed with the intent to provide, fast, safe and reliable service.

    Cons

    Extremely large and diverse service area, makes it pretty difficult to provide service at the most highest level to all customers in all service areas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to focus on maintenance and replacement of aging facilities, installation of new facilities and work closely with ESC and IBEW Unions.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    I Love working at this company!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Materials Lead in Livermore, CA
    Current Employee - Materials Lead in Livermore, CA

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric

    Pros

    This is a great company with good people and job security.

    Cons

    I have no cons to enter

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Excellent Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric

    Pros

    Cares about its customers and employee. and good diversity at the company

    Cons

    Everything is steared well at the company. No regreats for being part of them for a 3 months

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Avila Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Avila Beach, CA

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, better pay than most places on the central coast

    Cons

    Tough to get in, might have to work outages (Nuclear) for a while off and on

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    qa test analyst

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - QA Test Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - QA Test Engineer in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric

    Pros

    It is good company in sfo

    Cons

    nothing to say about it

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    good

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great first job!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Quantitative Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Quantitative Analyst in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric

    Pros

    Great benefits, 9-5 job, no one watches over your shoulder, good pay, independent thinking and pursuit of own ideas encouraged, intellectual freedom

    Cons

    traditional corporate culture, have to jump through hoops to get things done and things don't turn around quickly

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Admin. Assistant

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric

    Pros

    Great Company! Great value and benefits

    Cons

    I can say anything wrong. Good to work for.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Wonderful place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Electric Business Support Specialist in Vacaville, CA
    Former Employee - Electric Business Support Specialist in Vacaville, CA

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities and room for growth

    Cons

    Departmental Communications and Tenure Policy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate with the employees in the field,

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 3 people found this helpful  

    Fast interview process.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric

    Pros

    Very large company with a lot of room for growth. They pay well and offer a lot of benefits to employees and their families. They work with you to help you meet your career goals. They seem to promote from within to make room for outside hires. Because of the size of the company do not give up because getting turned down by one department does not end it for you. Keep applying.

    Cons

    They make payroll on a monthly basis. This will take some adjusting for those of us who are used to getting paid more frequently. Corporate office in San Francisco so traffic will suck badly. Also parking is not an option unless you want to burn a lot of gas, waste most of it in traffic, and pay crazy money for parking.

    Recommends

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