MidAmerican Energy

  www.midamerican.com
  www.midamerican.com
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It's been an OK experience.

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Davenport, IA
Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Davenport, IA

I have been working at MidAmerican Energy full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Pay and benefits are fine. Great job security. Company takes safety seriously. Flexible schedule in IT - can put in 8 hours anytime between 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cons

Mid-level management of the business departments (not IT) are very indecisive and do a lot of CYA. This causes decisions to be made slowly. IT middle management are generally fine to work with. I generally respect senior management but then also have limited contact with them. A few years ago they replaced vacation, sick time, family leave time with a single category of PTO. Net result is less time off. IT is still short-handed b/c of a hiring freeze after the 2008 economic crash. Training and travel budget was cut big time but is slowly coming back.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Encourage your middle management to take risks and take responsibility. Be aggressive on hiring new IT workers - the short staffing is wearing people out.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good work/life balance, stable industry

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Moines, IA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Moines, IA

    I have been working at MidAmerican Energy

    Pros

    Excellent benefits package, 401(k) match, friendly work environment, diverse employees and job opportunities, professional development highly encouraged, stable industry, excellent opportunities for college students and recent grads

    Cons

    Pay could be better, but hard to complain given above-average benefits, promotions/pay increases are hard to come by so be sure you're satisfied with starting pay.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fully satisfied with the leaders and upper management I've had the opportunity of working with

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    corrupt senior management; former chairman Sokol under federal investigation for insider trading

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MidAmerican Energy full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    utility provides great service at low cost

    Cons

    will work employees to death without a second thought

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    treat employees with respect...a foreign concept to Sokol and Abel

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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