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Pacific Gas and Electric Reviews

Updated August 14, 2014
Updated August 14, 2014
397 Reviews

3.5
397 Reviews
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Pacific Gas and Electric Chairman, President & CEO Anthony F. Earley Jr.
Anthony F. Earley Jr.
146 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work-life balance although it's depends on a group you work in (in 38 reviews)

  • Great pay and benefits, support for volunteering (in 21 reviews)


Cons
  • It's hard to get your job done if you're constantly trying to prove your worth to upper management (in 22 reviews)

  • Middle management presents a significant barrier to changing corporate culture (in 10 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great workplace

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    This is a great company with great benefits and job security. I've been here for a year and find PG&E to be a very ethical workplace.

    Cons

    This is a great company with great benefits and job security. I've been here for a year and find PG&E to be a very ethical workplace.

  2.  

    best career and learning experience

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    customers are no.1 priority and safety of the crew

    Cons

    political infighting, in the management team

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    listen to your crew cause they are the one's who will make it happen for you, a happy crew means more prosperity and customer's satisfaction will be recognized

  3.  

    I was an instructor for AutoCAD and worked support through Web seminars

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Lead Instructor for ACAD2012  in  San Ramon, CA
    Former Employee - Lead Instructor for ACAD2012 in San Ramon, CA

    Pros

    Great environment and reasonable compensation.

    Cons

    Budget shortfalls led to dismissal

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I always felt good about the support I got from my superiors

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Company

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

    Pros

    Benefits. Great pay.

    Cons

    Stay away from the call center

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hold middle managers accountable for mediocre performance

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    PG&E was a wonderful company to work for.

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

    Pros

    Employees were always respectful of each other.

    Cons

    I can't think of any right now.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work.

    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    A well balanced work environment

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance and lots of opportunity to grow. Feels like you are contributing to community. Management will recognize talent, at least that is what my experience is so far.

    Cons

    Company have not embraced the latest technology yet, but on the right path. Lot of process which is expected in regulated companies.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Very positive

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

    Pros

    Description of culture: hard working, very competent, and not pretentious. Good representation of women and minorities in management positions. Genuine care for the safety and well-being of employees and customers.

    Cons

    Company undergoes organizational changes often. That being said, however, employees are kept very well informed of these changes.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overall a great place to work

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

    Pros

    Training opportunities, tuition reimbursement, leadership is improving in recent few years, excellent benefits, recognition for accomplishments.

    Cons

    Slow to adopt new technologies, but we do get them eventually.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None at this time.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Positive, professional, team oriented, productive work environment.

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

    Pros

    Positive, professional, team oriented, productive work environment.

    Cons

    None. Company is professional and conscientious.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great Organization

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

    Pros

    Work too much, too hard

    Cons

    there are none, they aim to help and improve

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep doing what you are doing, bravo

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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