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EDF Renewable Energy Reviews

Updated September 23, 2014
Updated September 23, 2014
6 Reviews
3.2
6 Reviews
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    Project Engineer

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    Current Employee - Project Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at EDF Renewable Energy as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, Professional Staff, Broad Network, Business Traveling

    Cons

    Perhaps the Salaries, Sometimes too much bureaucracies, You expect more standards and procedures from a company of that size.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great company that's growing bigger every year

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EDF Renewable Energy full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefit package and great opportunity for for advancing within

    Cons

    Not always the best pay around but benefit package can sometimes out way that

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Enjoyable to work for, work/life balance can be challenging

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at EDF Renewable Energy full-time

    Pros

    Benefits were top notch.
    Great vacation package.
    Bonus each year.
    Small district office.

    Cons

    Travel was more than originally thought.
    Job tied to political environment.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    This could be a great company

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    Current Employee - Field Service Technician
    Current Employee - Field Service Technician

    I have been working at EDF Renewable Energy full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Average pay. Great healthcare plan. Good level of knowledge from field engineers. Vacation time is good. Onsite training is helpful. On the job training in relation to knowledge needed. Open about safety.

    Cons

    Poor supervisor and poor management. Good old boy club type management. Could be more open about upcoming contracts in relation to job security. Don't plan on HR listening to your problem. Raises are rare.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Review

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

    I have been working at EDF Renewable Energy full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Some of the employees are kind and hardworking. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Management promotes employees that are inexperienced and unqualified to Management and therefore do not know how to manage their staff or projects. It creates a chaotic, inefficient and cutthroat mentality. Staff actually say, that is not my job.
    Overall unprofessional environment.
    They do not support or encourage personal and professional growth as there is no follow through by management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create a more professional, well managed environment.

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

    Potential to either be really great in 5 years.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EDF Renewable Energy

    Pros

    Really great, close knit group of people. Exciting work, ability to travel to unique places. And you get to build cool things! green energy! Honestly, everything about the jobs and individuals who work there are fantastic. If management starts to really lead and pull things together like they are trying to right now, it couold be a really awesome place to work in 5 years. They have all the right pieces, management just hasn't quite figured out how to put them all together yet.

    Cons

    Weak management that is getting better. Internal politics drive this company, not strategy. Not a fantastic place for women and minorities - you won't be heard. (there is still a bit of good old boy club running around in senior positions). Change is managed poorly. Low accountability and feedback. The past 5 years have been a real challenge for this company, and the current outlook is questionable thanks to historical lack of management follow through, contracting of customer base, and uncertainly in government regulations.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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