Knoxville Utilities

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Knoxville Utilities Reviews

Updated June 9, 2014
Updated June 9, 2014
6 Reviews
3.8
6 Reviews
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  1.  

    Great company with great benefits and awesome stability!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Knoxville, TN
    Current Employee - Engineer in Knoxville, TN

    I have been working at Knoxville Utilities full-time

    Pros

    Stability because it's a utility
    Great work environment
    Management is easy-going
    Family like atmosphere
    Good medical insurance coverage
    Very relaxed work environment
    Good opportunities to move within company

    Cons

    Lower pay than private sector
    Very political
    Slow to accept change in industry
    No yearly bonuses

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Step up KUB

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Plant Operator in Knoxville, TN
    Current Employee - Plant Operator in Knoxville, TN

    I have been working at Knoxville Utilities full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Job stability is comforting. No worries about a company layoff brings piece of mind financially. Industry monopoly in this community.

    Cons

    Not employee oriented. Low morale. Company feels it's too big to fail and uses its position and size to intimidate employees instead of motivating employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees. Value their opinions.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great atmosphere and culture, I have loved my job!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Student in Knoxville, TN
    Current Employee - Student in Knoxville, TN

    I have been working at Knoxville Utilities as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    Consistency, friendly coworkers, great atmosphere, competitive salary

    Cons

    Regulated, government guidelines, and politically directed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest more in employees (training)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good company to develop core values

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Management Analyst in Knoxville, TN
    Current Employee - Business Management Analyst in Knoxville, TN

    I have been working at Knoxville Utilities full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Stable jobs
    Great benefits, especially after 5 years
    If you do your expected work you can enjoy independence for the most part

    Cons

    General negatives due to being a municipality - overdone and bizarre politics, red tape everywhere, illusion of doing work is often more important than actual work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Relax the culture a bit, bring more activities and minor fringe benefits to improve morale

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great Job for Life/Work Balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Management Analyst in Knoxville, TN
    Former Employee - Business Management Analyst in Knoxville, TN

    I worked at Knoxville Utilities full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Not over-worked and able to have great work/life balance
    Great people to work with that truly care about each other

    Cons

    Pay is mediocre compared to other career possibilities so must value having time for personal life
    Change is Slow

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great place for a student

    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Knoxville, TN
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Knoxville, TN

    I have been working at Knoxville Utilities as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    Unstressful while going through, minimum 15 hrs a week

    Cons

    I don't have any cons

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