CONSOL Energy

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CONSOL Energy Reviews

Updated September 11, 2014
Updated September 11, 2014
35 Reviews
2.9
35 Reviews
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CONSOL Energy President, CEO, and Director J. Brett Harvey
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  1.  

    Managment is unprofessional

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CONSOL Energy full-time

    Pros

    Chance for experience and meet a few good people

    Cons

    Promis a good safe working environment and it's all talk. No respect for employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn leadership skills.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    CONSOL Energy- An Up and Coming E&P Company

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    Current Employee - Drilling Engineer  in  Waynesburg, PA
    Current Employee - Drilling Engineer in Waynesburg, PA

    I have been working at CONSOL Energy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    CONSOL has offered an excellent learning opportunity for an employee brand new to the oil and gas industry.

    Cons

    CONSOL is so new that don't have many people that are very experienced. Trying to learn from someone who has 10-15 years of experience is nearly impossible. Salaries are also less competitive than the industry standard.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Transforming Company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CONSOL Energy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Committed to Safety
    Growing Gas Company
    Job Security

    Cons

    Lean Organization on the Gas Side

    Does not do enough to keep top performers

    Some Mid-Level management has a lot to be desired; Not Held Accountable: to worried about out doing other operating areas over the other, which creates inconsistency.

    Work/Life Balance not the best

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Step away from the coal mentality and organizational structure.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good at first

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    Former Employee - Intern  in  Waynesburg, PA
    Former Employee - Intern in Waynesburg, PA

    I worked at CONSOL Energy as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Pay, Good Benefits, Safety is number 1.

    Cons

    Old school Coal mine atmosphere, Cutthroat, 24 hours in a day and work them all.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat lower employees better.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good people but corporate transformation left many long term and dedicated employees go.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CONSOL Energy full-time

    Pros

    Good entry level people working there.

    Cons

    Management is distant and non-communicative.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop focusing on short term growth and pleasing share holders.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    The good is gone

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Canonsburg, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Canonsburg, PA

    I have been working at CONSOL Energy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A few years ago, benefits and salary were above average. Currently, benefits have been reduced, and salaries frozen, however, they are still not too bad compared to similar positions in the southwestern PA area.

    Cons

    As far as employee work satisfaction, performance, and personal well-being, management does not take into account any employee feedback whatsoever. There are no incentives to do a better job at one's position, other than a mandatory faux employee performance appraisal once a year, which is only reflected on a few bucks more or less from the STIC. In reality, there is no short term (monthly / weekly) follow up on improvement, nor there is voice for employee's concerns, opinions, ideas, or needs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the ones who do the actual work. Maybe things could be done a lot more efficiently, if they knew what happens at the core of every task, and what pitfalls could be avoided.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company if you know higher ups

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Canonsburg, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Canonsburg, PA

    I worked at CONSOL Energy full-time

    Pros

    Training, Safety, and Bonuses are great. Some managers are there to help you succeed others look for you to fail.

    Cons

    The hiring process is not fair. If you don't have a degree higher than actually needed or know someone in that department chances are very slim.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do your due diligence in the HR department and get rid of the shady characters that think they know what they are doing.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Used to be one of the best companies to work for

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CONSOL Energy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good benefits , decent work environment

    Cons

    Work/life balance lacking, old school mentality, no flexibilty

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  10.  

    Experience

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    Former Employee - Engineering Intern  in  Moundsville, WV
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Moundsville, WV

    I worked at CONSOL Energy as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    As an intern they allow you to see different sides by sending you on paid field trips. One of ours was to ride a river boat for a day seeing transportation.

    Cons

    The environment underground is never pleasant always on your toes, like any company if something happens you better have all your information of what happened and defend your position to someone who make you feel incompetent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Follow through on what you say; if you want someone to take classes provided by company then stay true on it.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Great Place to Work Overall

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Coal Miner  in  Oakwood, VA
    Current Employee - Coal Miner in Oakwood, VA

    I have been working at CONSOL Energy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay, quarterly bonus, health, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, supplemental insurance

    Cons

    layoffs and/or hours cut without warning, no Christmas bonus, preferential treatment given to relatives and friends of upper management, no merit raises (raises are given across the board annually to good employees as well as bad-no incentive to perform well)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve communication between upper management and mining staff. Acknowledge the extra effort of good employees.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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