Austin Energy
2.9 of 5 21 reviews
www.austinenergy.com Austin, TX 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Good Austin company that cares about the community

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Austin, TX

ProsExcellent, visionary utility. Can work on some very cool projects and programs.

ConsBelow market pay and low agility from being a city department.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Interesting, but frustrating

    Client Relationship Coordinator (Former Employee)
    Austin, TX

    I worked at Austin Energy


    Pros: Benefits and pay were quite good. Upper management was open to hearing ideas for improvement. Level… Cons: General incompetence of middle and upper management. Corruption in hiring… Advice to Senior Management: Pay attention to the ideas coming from lower management level, they are… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    AE is a pretty stagnant place to work (most people work there 20+ years) but they offer a great retirement package

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Austin, TX

    I have been working at Austin Energy


    Pros: Job security, benefits (and specifically, retirement); people are nice; Austin Energy is making a recent push to hire from within since a lot of the… Cons: Few opportunities for advancement outside of engineering field; people stay here forever so stagnant environment (same old players = old ideas); longtimers hog top positions;… Advice to Senior Management: Really take a look at what makes a good manager/leader and consider this before hiring for a leadership position.… More
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