Baltimore Gas and Electric Reviews

Updated July 1, 2015
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  1. Lots of great opportunities but difficult to get hired

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

    I have been working at Baltimore Gas and Electric

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay Good benefits Great opportunities Able to rotate to try different positions

    Cons

    Difficult to get permanent position, get in by contractor position or know someone

    Advice to Management

    Give more people outside the company a chance to get interviews Speed up hiring process


  2. Becoming Exelon

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Baltimore Gas and Electric full-time

    Pros

    Smart, hardworking coworkers Dedicated middle-managers Competitive pay Good reputation in the community

    Cons

    Move to standard 'Exelon model' encourages politics and discourages creative thinking and growth Management by email Work life balance


  3. Good people, but changing environment.

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

    I worked at Baltimore Gas and Electric full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, pay and work life balance are the things I really liked.

    Cons

    Everything is becoming so much more metrics driven. Depending on your department, the metrics and workload are imbalanced.

    Advice to Management

    Be more willing to allow employees to utilize their skills or degree, if tuition reimbursement was provided.


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  5. The good does not outweigh the bad.

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

    I worked at Baltimore Gas and Electric

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Co-workers are great and share in your pain and annoyance with the company, Great benefits, Pay is nice, No worries on job stability

    Cons

    The work-life balance is pretty much absent, schedules change constantly without notice, the grading of your quality on the phone is absurd due to being pretty much told you missed out on things you were not formally told you needed to do


  6. Good pay but long hours

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

    I worked at Baltimore Gas and Electric full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good compensation and benefits. Competent management.

    Cons

    Not family friendly. Long hours.


  7. Better Together

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Baltimore Gas and Electric full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good stable company, good salaries, good quality co-workers, employee resource groups, improved efforts in diversity and inclusion

    Cons

    increasingly bureaucratic and political, storm duty, culture resistant to change, set on their ways


  8. Customer Relations Specialist

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Relations Specialist in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Customer Relations Specialist in Baltimore, MD

    I worked at Baltimore Gas and Electric full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Close to home Easy work Friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    Poor work life balance Work hours change frequently Pay is low for the position you have Poor training

    Advice to Management

    Management need to be more hands on an accountable for the reps


  9. Great Company!!!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Designer Ll in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Designer Ll in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Baltimore Gas and Electric full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    BG& E is a great place to work. They offer a great health care plan with reasonable employee contributions. The 401K plan is diverse and they also match a percentage. The tuition reimbursement is a great thing to take advantage of and they strongly encourage anyone to take classes and to move around in the company. The culture is very diverse with numerous resource groups to make everyone feel comfortable.

    Cons

    I don't have any challenges here.


  10. Helpful (1)

    Very professional

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Baltimore Gas and Electric

    Pros

    A very structured environment. Innovate

    Cons

    The company needs to be more innovative and forward thinking in their approach to staffing and recruiting, Recruiting techniques were a little antiquated.

    Advice to Management

    Innovation. Get LinkedIn


  11. Helpful (1)

    Good place to work but better if you are in a clique

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Support in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Field Support in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Baltimore Gas and Electric full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Steady valuable work that makes a difference to community

    Cons

    the Nepotism capitol of Baltimore

    Advice to Management

    Look further than pals and diversity for



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