Philadelphia Gas Works Reviews

Updated January 13, 2015
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  1. In search of a new career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Compressor Operator in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Compressor Operator in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Philadelphia Gas Works full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Some of the pros are, you get paid every week. You get to meet & work with all types of people. Your also learning a skill or trade, that you can take with you anywhere.

    Cons

    Your out there in the elements, rain,snow, morning, noon & night.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take better care of your distribution workers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Philadelphia Gas Works Response

    Feb 17, 2015HR Business Partner

    Out of all of the entry level positions, Distribution Workers are the highest paid. New Distribution Workers are only in the position for 6 - 9 months before attending Compressor Operator school ... More

  2. 3 people found this helpful

    It was a good experience

    Former Employee - Procurement Coordinator in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Procurement Coordinator in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Philadelphia Gas Works full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The family atmosphere. You feel like your working with family everyday and your not watching the clock all day long.

    Cons

    They are set in their ways as a very old company. Not quick to change.

  3. 1 person found this helpful

    Good Place to Start

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Philadelphia Gas Works full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Ability to move up quickly.
    Work is not incredibly difficult.
    No Overtime
    Tuition Reimbursement

    Cons

    Salary is below average.
    Very little career direction.
    Cannot work from home.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reward good employees or they will leave.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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