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Still one of the largest investor-owned electric and natual gas utilities but recent merger place it mid-pack not on top

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Program Manager, Supervisor  in  San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Program Manager, Supervisor in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Large organization with opportunities to move to different roles depending on qualifications and organizational needs.
Incentive-based compensation.
Retirement plan options effective 01/01/14.

Cons

Very uncertain regulatory environment.
Missed merger opportunities in the past; several other combined utilities in U.S. now larger.
Considerable rate pressures driven by need to upgrade infrastructure and meet regulatory mandates.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Focus on Premier Survey Results improvement

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Political and Demanding

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The people on my team are great to work with
    Great benefits--you pay only 7 percent of benefit costs and they have a pension

    Cons

    Not much recognition
    My department is not staffed to up with the work
    You make one mistake and you can never overcome it

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Open and honest communication is not valued
    Leaders need to do a better job of setting expectations and giving feedback

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Renewable Policy

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity to work on interesting renewable policy challenges.

    Cons

    For a large company not as many opportunities as it's too bureaucratic.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Articulate more opportunities to rank and file employees who are dedicated and driven.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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