Con Edison of New York Reviews

Updated June 28, 2015
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Con Edison of New York President & CEO John McAvoy
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Pros
  • Offers great work life balance and is not too stressful (in 8 reviews)

  • Good benefits including tuition for college (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • New cost cutting techniques that they use are just in place for upper management to increase their yearly bonuses (in 6 reviews)

  • Morale is low, many management employees are leaving and the experienced staff is diminishing (in 4 reviews)

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  1. ConEd

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graphic Design in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Graphic Design in New York, NY

    I worked at Con Edison of New York (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Con Edison is a good company to work for. There always room for improvement.

    Cons

    Theres alway personal moves with in the company

    Advice to Management

    Stop moving people around


  2. Field Operations Supervisor

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    Current Employee - Field Operations Supervisor in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Field Operations Supervisor in New York, NY

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    good pay and benefits
    family like environment
    safe job, no worries of layoffs

    Cons

    shift work- holidays, weekedns, nights, long hours
    political, neopitism
    have culture improvement goals but just speak them, do not act on them

    Advice to Management

    better reward the hard workers. there seems to be no difference whether you kill yourself or are a slack. the raises vary by .5% increases.


  3. Great Company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits, steady job and straight forward work. Lots of opportunities to grow

    Cons

    None, I like my job.


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  5. Great COmpany to work for

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    Current Employee - Customer Operations Supervisor
    Current Employee - Customer Operations Supervisor

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York

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

    Pros

    Very stable company to work for. Great benefits and one of the only companies out there with a pension plan

    Cons

    Heavily regulated by government. This causes the company to be stringent in certain aspects


  6. Fun job with nice people.

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    Current Employee - General Utility Worker in New York, NY
    Current Employee - General Utility Worker in New York, NY

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Great opportunity with good benefits. The room for growth is great and the company offers great stability.

    Cons

    Salary. The money is just not enough to survive on.

    Advice to Management

    The pay needs to be increased so people can afford to eat in New York.


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    Young employee

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    Current Employee - Operating Supervisor in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Operating Supervisor in New York, NY

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York full-time

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

    Pros

    Diverse job opportunities
    Good training

    Cons

    Political
    Stuck in old way of thinking
    Slow to change

    Advice to Management

    Treat employees the same. High performers are overworked and slackers are left to slack.


  8. software

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York full-time

    Pros

    good place to work.very friendly environment

    Cons

    good place to work. very friendly

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  9. Helpful (1)

    NA

    • Work/Life Balance
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York

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

    Pros

    This is a job to hold and work for 2 to 3 years obtain some knowledge and then leave.

    Cons

    There is no growth in this company and you must know someone to get a promotion.


  10. Management

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    Current Employee - Management in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Management in New York, NY

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York full-time

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

    Pros

    Great job stability and opportunities for career growth.

    Cons

    Raises are low including moral!

    Advice to Management

    Needs to do a better job of retaining talent!


  11. Internship

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Con Edison of New York

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

    Pros

    Worked with great people. Learned a tremendous amount in the short time that I was worked there. Would like to someday work for this company after I complete my schooling

    Cons

    Did not really see to many negatives during my time at Con Edison. Everyone that I talked to only had good things to say about the company.

    Advice to Management

    Management was great. Very easy to talk to. Gave great career advice. Also took the time to help me with my resume after I completed my internship.



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