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- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
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City of Austin benefits: retirement, medical, leave, tenure bonuses.
Enterprise-style management: Runs like a private company in terms of decision making and structure.
General Manager seems very competent in guiding the utility.
Other than utility-specific jobs, compensation is government-level.
Human Resources is ridiculously slow and can provide inaccurate information.
Chain of communication breaks down from top to bottom.
Advice to Management
Make human resources a reliable and helpful division.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a day – interviewed at Austin Energy (Austin, TX) in October 2014.
I had a great, casual interview with the entire team. The questions were good questions regarding my wide base of knowledge, and wide range of experience, competence and ability to bring new ideas, new workflows, innovations that bring modern efficiencies to bear on established, weary, and outdated processes. It was OK.
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The capital city of Texas may have a laid-back reputation, but it uses plenty of energy. Austin Energy is a municipally owned electric utility that serves more than 400,000 residential and commercial customers. Its about 3,000 MW of generation capacity comes primarily from its interests in three gas-fired plants, part-ownership of a coal-fueled facility, and a 16% stake in a nuclear-powered plant. Renewable energy sources include wind power and landfill methane. Austin Energy has been producing electricity since 1895, when a hydroelectric plant opened on the Colorado...