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Westinghouse President and CEO Danny Roderick
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Pros
  • Work/life balance, though variable, was generally pretty good (in 12 reviews)

  • Good pay for the area, variety of benefits available (in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • This makes work-life balance challenging - although the alternative work schedules help (in 10 reviews)

  • The nuclear industry is stagnant and the nuclear renaissance is on hold indefinitely (in 10 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Global Company with Great Opportunities Locally and Internationally

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Monroeville, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Monroeville, PA

    I have been working at Westinghouse

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Industry is growing
    - Green company
    - Great salary & benefits
    - Management really seems to care about employee engagement
    - Many opportunities for young professionals

    Cons

    - Excluding engineering, career opportunities can be limited in certain fields
    - Growth opportunities in the future will most likely be outside the US and employees must be willing to relocate -- or at least travel
    - Management seems reluctant to introduce flexible working arrangements (telecommuting, alternate work schedules, etc.) that would improve family/work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Continue to listen to employee responses to surveys and focus groups. Westinghouse is a great company, but needs to respond better to the needs and wants of the younger professionals in order to retain much needed talent.


  2. Westinghouse is growing fast

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Monroeville, PA
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Monroeville, PA

    I have been working at Westinghouse

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    ITs growing and lots of opportunity- headquarters is local in Pgh

    Cons

    all new people, hard to learn

    Advice to Management

    more mentoring, with such a new group of people it would be very helpful to have mentors assigned to everyone so that teh learning curve is improved


  3. Helpful (1)

    The leader in commercial nuclear technology.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Fuels Engineer in Monroeville, PA
    Current Employee - Senior Fuels Engineer in Monroeville, PA

    I have been working at Westinghouse

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    As a technical person, one is working with the world's leading commercial nuclear technology. This experience is very valuable within the nuclear industry no matter what career path is taken. There are plenty of opportunities for mobility within the company, and managers can't block a transfer to a different department after 18 months of employment.

    Cons

    The technical roles are often undervalued by management. There is a shortage of technical analysts, so they are encouraged to stay in the same role while receiving minimal progression in compensation as a group. The compensation pool assigned for the department as a whole is often barely in line with or just below inflation.

    Advice to Management

    Consider increasing compensation pool to nuclear engineers if there is interest in keeping qualified technical persons from seeking a management route.


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  5. Westinghouse....really an overall great company.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Monroeville, PA
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Monroeville, PA

    I have been working at Westinghouse

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great advancement opportunities. Management promotes advancement. Great amount of knowledge.

    Cons

    People are very much in their own click of friends and help out only each other. Some feel as though they are better than others in the Accounting fields

    Advice to Management

    Continue to spread the word about Nuclear Energy and its benefits to countries worldwide.



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