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    For the most part, great!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at CPS Energy full-time

    Pros

    Good compensation, benefits, job security, culture, safety, and family-like environment is what has drawn many to CPS Energy.

    Cons

    Not having the assurance that directions, practices, objectives, projects, etc., are consistently done in the best interest of both the customers and the employees.

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    No opinion of CEO

CPS Energy Interviews

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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at CPS Energy.

    Interview Details

    Pay close attention to this. HR will NOT provide you with a benefits list. That is because their benefits suck (compared to other engineering companies). They give you 2 weeks of vacation for the first 7 years, and actually they won't even give you a day for the first 6 months (which you are actually on probation). I pay more for health insurance than my previous company, which I would've known had I been given this list. Make sure you demand information whenever you interview with these scammers.

    Interview Questions
    • The interview process is fairly easy, given that they really only target mediocre people.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was stupid enough to think that I would get to negotiate later on. Make sure you negotiate before you say yes!
    Accepted Offer
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    Easy Interview

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Website www.cpsenergy.com
Headquarters San Antonio, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1942
Type Government
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

And the award for being the energy distributor for the seventh-largest city in the US goes to City Public Service of San Antonio (also known as CPS Energy). Serving 707,000 electricity customers and 322,000 natural gas customers, the utility operates in a 1,566-sq.-mi. service territory. CPS Energy also has a generating capacity of more than 5,000 MW from its 16 fossil-fueled power plants and its ownership interests in the South Texas Nuclear Project, and wind power and solar power projects. As a municipally owned utility, CPS Energy is exempt from retail competition in... More

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