Pacific Gas and Electric

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Pacific Gas and Electric Reviews

Updated October 4, 2014
Updated October 4, 2014
418 Reviews
3.5
418 Reviews
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Pacific Gas and Electric Chairman, President & CEO Anthony F. Earley Jr.
Anthony F. Earley Jr.
158 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work-life balance although it's depends on a group you work in (in 46 reviews)

  • ok pay and benefits but you may have to fight to get what they promised, they hire good people (in 22 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 8 reviews)

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  1.  

    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

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric

    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
  2.  

    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

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time (more than 3 years)

    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
  3. 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

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

    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
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  5.  

    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

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    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
  6. 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

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric

    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
  7.  

    Great Organization

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

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric

    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
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Fresno, CA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Fresno, CA

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Hours are great!!! Pay is good.

    Cons

    Constantly changing.... Be prepared to handle change.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Steady company with great people to work with in an "Office Space"-like environment.

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

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

    Pros

    The people I've worked with have genuine personalities that make it a joy to work from 8-5.

    Cons

    Management and the company overall doesn't have as much spirit toward career development.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    PG&E is a great company to work for.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric

    Pros

    Benefits at PG&E are amazing.

    Cons

    Advancement opportunities are not good.

  11.  

    Great people, great pay, great benefits, great opportunities for career growth.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Service Representative in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Service Representative in Sacramento, CA

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Support from supervisors to grow within company.

    Cons

    As with any large company bureaucracy can be an issue.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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