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I have been working at CenterPoint Energy full-time (More than 8 years)
CenterPoint Energy is a Large Utility with a Tremendous amount of Opportunity in various Employment Disciplines
It is a Public Utility Company, which typically pays less than your Privatized Energy company or an Oil & Gas business
Advice to Management
I feel that all management should pay careful attention to the changes in tide, the Baby Boomers are retiring in mass ....and it is important to ensure that their immense knowledge is passed on accordingly
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- No OfferNegative ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at CenterPoint Energy (Houston, TX) in July 2015.
Went to a veteran career fair and a recruiter took my resume. She contacted me about two weeks later and set up an interview It was a real intense atmosphere as soon as I walked it. Everyone was middle aged and work seemed really serious. It really seems like no one had fun there. Had a supervisor and manager there asking me questions back and forth. They were pre senior citizen aged. The questions were really hard. It wasn't your typical behavioral questions. It was a think outside the box type of stuff implemented into another thing. It took about an hour long and I honestly know for a fact I didn't get the job.
- I don't really remember the questions because each one of them were really long paragraphs that dealt with a lot of data analyzing scenarios. Answer Question
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CenterPoint Energy pivots around its core operations which include power and gas distribution utilities, and natural gas pipeline, gathering, and marketing operations. CenterPoint Energy's regulated utilities distribute natural gas to 3.3 million customers in six US states and electricity to more than 2 million customers on the Texas Gulf Coast. The company's main stomping ground is Texas, where it has regulated power distribution operations through subsidiary CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric. CenterPoint Energy operates more than 48,230 miles of power ...