Constellation Energy Group

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Constellation Energy Group Reviews

Updated September 8, 2014
Updated September 8, 2014
93 Reviews
3.4
93 Reviews
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Constellation Energy Group Chairman, President, and CEO; Chairman, Baltimore Gas and Electric Mayo A. Shattuck III
Mayo A. Shattuck III
54 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good Hours Good Pay Good People (in 8 reviews)

  • The only other thing that comes close to a "Pro" is the work/life balance (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • This can lead to a terrible work/life balance if you don't manage it correctly (in 9 reviews)

  • one level above) can be trumphed by senior management to match the department objectives (in 5 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Typical compensation and work environment for a large utility ... changes coming

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director
    Former Employee - Director

    I worked at Constellation Energy Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits are solid and depending on the individual assignment, people seem very loyal and willing to work together.

    Cons

    A significant number of new employees from other segments of the industry is causing a shift in the culture away from the employee. As the company gets larger, the feeling of being treated as an individual is going away slowly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more careful regarding advancement. It is not a good idea to hire a group of like minded individuals to the point of group think. Debate and discussion should be encouraged as a means to improve in each area. There is a significant pool of very strong people working there ... give them a voice.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Company in transition

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

    I worked at Constellation Energy Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Salary very competitive. In general people are smart and know their jobs. Location is easy to reach

    Cons

    Management team disorganized and very competitive with each other. Company didn't have a well-defined strategy

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    A very great environment to work in with great hours.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - I&C Technician  in  Lusby, MD
    Current Employee - I&C Technician in Lusby, MD

    I have been working at Constellation Energy Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good Hours Good Pay Good People

    Cons

    Expensive area to live in

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great Job

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Mixed experince

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

    I have been working at Constellation Energy Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits, employees are fun to work with

    Cons

    Stressful at times, mixed messages from management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Quit using metrics to run a power plant, look at the needs of the plant and be more personal with your employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great place to work!

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

    I worked at Constellation Energy Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Lots of room to switch positions, experience in multiple functions over the years. Managers contributed to career growth.

    Cons

    Salary raises were few and far between.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Fortune 500 company- overall decent

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD

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

    Pros

    Fortune 500, brand recognition, decent salary once you move up the ranks, nice downtown location, management is personable, tuition reimbursement (now it takes three years to forgive(1/3 a year), generous sick leave, average 401k match

    Cons

    Difficult to move up the ranks (when the company was smaller it was a lot easier), feel like a number, not a person, work environment is like a factory floor or sardine can, have to pay for parking, bureaucracy, no recognition for advanced degrees, organization is so large you never know who to go to, office gets so loud you can't hear yourself think.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide a more comfortable work environment (ex. cubicles, white noise). Currently the offices are set up in rows like a factory floor, no privacy, and extremely loud at times (disruptive). Provide more cross-training opportunities so people have more exposure to different areas and have back up for when they are out of the office.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Will be better if they can pay more attention to employees

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Associate in Houston, TX

    I worked at Constellation Energy Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pretty good compensation package and bonus

    Cons

    Lack of strong corporate culture

    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    We work in a ever changing and challenging environment.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Electrical Tech  in  Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Electrical Tech in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Constellation Energy Group

    Pros

    Many good people and decent money. Its like working with a big family.

    Cons

    Healthcare Benefits took a turn for the worse 2 years ago.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There is a need to focus more on the people and not so much on the mighty dollar.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Review

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

    I worked at Constellation Energy Group

    Pros

    Good Benefits for the employees

    Cons

    Less Scope for Career advancement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should care more Employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    An amazing experience combined with respect from co-workers.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern  in  Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Intern in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Constellation Energy Group

    Pros

    Many opportunities
    Ability to advance
    Great compensation for good performance
    A team atmosphere with respect for each employee

    Cons

    Sometimes knowledge is not shared adequately
    Interns can be looked upon as a nuisance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The leadership team provides quality feedback, necessary support, and a helping hand in creating work life balance. They are trustworthy and competent. You won't find managers who cannot step in to complete an employees tasks in an emergency or who doesn't know their staff and their areas of responsibility. This management team sets the bar high for other companies.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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