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- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
I have been working at Southwest Gas full-timeRecommendsPositive OutlookNo opinion of CEORecommendsPositive OutlookNo opinion of CEO
The company is focused on safety of customers and employees. The company has been around for 75 years, and never had layoffs. Getting "SW Gas" on the resumé opens a lot of doors across the country.
Heavy retirement rate is taking a lot of experienced people, and their knowledge, out of the field. Work load is increasing, leading to constant run-in with deadlines. Health insurance is expensive for what you get.
Advice to Management
1. Review staffing levels. 2. Contract out non O&M work. 3. Find the employees that want to learn and get them working with experienced people, in order to keep that knowledge with the company. 4. Look at competitors' pay scale.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ months – interviewed at Southwest Gas.
After applying through an employee referral. I had a Phone call from HR to come take a computer (excel/word/typing speed) test, I then had a conference call with 2 managers where they asked what I knew about the company and about 10 easy questions about myself. I then had a face to face with 2 district managers, they had me do a presentation, and example memo to write. The interview in total took about 2.5 hours with tons of basic questions about the company and past experiences.
- All about personality, what you know about the company, generic scenario questions. Answer Question
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The sunny southwestern US is smiling on Southwest Gas. The largest gas supplier in Arizona and Nevada, it provides natural gas to more than 1.8 million customers in the two states, as well as in portions of California. Southwest Gas acquires its natural gas from almost 50 suppliers and pumps it through distribution mains. It also owns a transmission pipeline that supplies the Las Vegas area, and affiliate Paiute Pipeline transports gas from the Idaho-Nevada border to Reno and Lake Tahoe. Another Southwest Gas unit, NPL Construction, is an underground piping contractor that ...