Solar Turbines
3.5 of 5 57 reviews San Diego, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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It's a great company with great benefits.

Field Service Representative (Current Employee)
New Orleans, LA

ProsI get to utilize all of my military skills in one job.

ConsTime away from family takes away from the job.

Advice to Senior ManagementEmployees should have reviews for raises more often.

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    Worst Place I Ever Worked

    Systems Engineer (Former Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    I worked at Solar Turbines full-time for more than a year

    Pros: Harbor Drive Facility is right on the bay and it's… Cons: Old buildings full of old people that do nothing but make it difficult for people trying to make changes. All of management is in place… Advice to Senior Management: You really need to figure out what Solar's mission is. Not what Caterpillar thinks Solar's mission is but what is SOLAR's MISSION. Then you need… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Rewarding experience working as an individual contributor on technical projects.

    Senior Engineer (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Solar Turbines

    Pros: Benefits package is great. Good promotion of work life… Cons: Standard organizational sturcture and associated office political issues. Advice to Senior Management: Make the company's strategy for future growth and sustainability more… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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