Brightsource Energy

www.brightsourceenergy.com
Unclaimed Profile
Add Review

Brightsource Energy Reviews

3.8
Rating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
(no image)
John M. Woolard
3 Ratings
  • Excellent company. Proud to have worked there.

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

    I worked at Brightsource Energy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Smart, talented, fun people to work with. Excellent technology and projects.

    Cons

    Sometimes lack of direct communication from high level leadership during stressful times at company, leading to low morale.

    Advice to Management

    Most managers were great. Lots of open doors. CEO could be more available.


Brightsource Energy Interviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

50%
0%
50%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

66%
33%

Interview Difficulty

3.0
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy
  1.  

    Executive Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Brightsource Energy.

    Interview

    Interviewed by Office Manager, then by Senior HR Partner, then by SVP. I was asked to meet more people each day than I expected and I was left alone for more time than I planned for. Everyone was very nice and welcoming, however. I enjoyed meeting the people.

    Interview Questions

    • I was asked if I could get along with lots of other personalities (sounded like a negative).   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    Better offer

Brightsource Energy Awards & Accolades

Let us know if we're missing any workplace or industry recognition – Add an award

Additional Info

Unlock Profile
Website www.brightsourceenergy.com
Headquarters Oakland, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2006
Type Company - Private
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year

BrightSource Energy figures who needs fossil fuels when you have the power of the sun. The company designs, builds, and sells solar thermal systems using its own solar thermal technology, which transforms the sun's energy into high-temperature steam to produce renewable electricity. Its systems are used by large electric utilities, as well as industrial companies that use the steam for thermal enhanced oil recovery and other applications. It has about 2.6 gigawatts (GW) of power under contracts with Pacific Gas and Electric and Southern California Edison, two of... More

Work at Brightsource Energy? Share Your Experiences

Brightsource Energy

 
Click to Rate
or