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Great place to work

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Contractor - Senior Recruiter in Concord, CA
Former Contractor - Senior Recruiter in Concord, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric as a contractor (More than 3 years)

Pros

Lots of opportunity to advance within a large company environment.

Cons

Lots of reorganization, which can be a good thing for some positions. For others, it could mean transition out of the company.

Other Employee Reviews for Pacific Gas and Electric

  1. Helpful (3)

    Slow and Safe Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Intern in Sacramento, CA
    Current Intern - Intern in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    If you like working at slow and safe pace, where changes generally go at a turtle's pace then this is the place you want to work at. Pay is good, benefits are good, and the people that work here are good.

    Cons

    The pace is too slow caused mostly by communication issues. The company is very top heavy, those at the bottom will generally be pushed aside by management in critical projects. A utility company should and needs to listen to the folks on the ground. There is a general lack of standardization and sharing of information which ultimately are communcation issues that can really slow a company down during important changes caused by government regulations or natural disasters.

    Advice to Management

    A system of standization is needed. There is also a need to greatly emphasize the sharing of information between employees and employment. Every project should only have people that are 100% committed to the project, this speeds up the project by providing better organization and ensuring that resources are appropriately allocated towards the completion of the project. In other words, get the project done on time, on budget, and with no BS or extra sugar.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Good benefits, good work/life balance, stale culture

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern in San Francisco, CA
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric as an intern

    Pros

    This pertains to the Regulatory Relations department specifically: -People who work here are very intelligent and take their work seriously -Good exposure to utility business -Once you're in, easy to stay in, firm supports internal referral -Good pay

    Cons

    -Aging workforce means most people at the firm are 40+ years old -Little onboarding or training for new hires -Little exposure to other roles or departments unless you change roles (for younger employees could be after 1-2 years)

    Advice to Management

    Start thinking about transitioning the company to attracting younger crowd. Current workforce will retire soon and the current HR/onboarding model is not attractive to recent grads looking for accelerated career growth


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