Oglethorpe Power

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Oglethorpe Power Reviews

Updated August 19, 2014
Updated August 19, 2014
8 Reviews
3.4
8 Reviews
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  1.  

    As an intern, they helped me learn a lot about the power industry

    Former Employee - Intern in Tucker, GA
    Former Employee - Intern in Tucker, GA

    I worked at Oglethorpe Power as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Bosses cared that I learned
    Kind co-workers
    Casual dress code

    Cons

    Hard to learn about other departments
    Occasionally seemed unorganized
    Often did not have work

    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Limited Growth Potential

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

    I have been working at Oglethorpe Power

    Pros

    Great benefits, good work life balance, new CEO who appears to be a thinker and not afraid to challenge the status quo. Hopefully, there will be changes in the future.

    Cons

    Limited growth opportunities, not a lot of alpha employees, perceived inequalities for some employees, inexperienced managers. A lot of managers do not have other work experience; therefore, they are not willing to move away from inefficient processes and take risks.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire a consultant to assist with conducting 360 management reviews.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Business Analyst

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Planning Analyst in Tucker, GA
    Former Employee - Planning Analyst in Tucker, GA

    I worked at Oglethorpe Power full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Small group, easy to work with. In addition, there is a lot of freedom. Finally, the learning curve is easy to overcome.

    Cons

    Not very challenging in the work that is given. Also, some of the leaders are very narrow minded and not willing to grow in their ways.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    People are great. Some managers are difficult.

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

    I worked at Oglethorpe Power full-time

    Pros

    Pay, benefits are good. Stable

    Cons

    Some management
    Long hours and commute

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Excellent working environment

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Oglethorpe Power

    Pros

    Very positive working environment with lots of long-term loyal committed and hard-working able people. If you like to work, and connect with the people you work with, this is the place. None better!

    Cons

    Limited staffing - if you are looking for an easy job or you are not a top-notch performer, this is not the place for you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you're doing. People feel appreciated and empowered, which breeds loyalty and commitment to a job well done.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    My work experience has not been challenging.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Oglethorpe Power

    Pros

    Great 401k plan, good benefits, and great people.

    Cons

    Limited opportunity for promotions, weak senior management, employees are complacent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leverage technology across family of companies and seek opportunities to eliminate redundancy in jobs.

    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Decent Place to Work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Oglethorpe Power

    Pros

    The Compensation was great, the people were incredibly friendly and you had a steady workflow. It was a very laid-back environment that allowed for a great degree of self expression. They even encouraged continuing education

    Cons

    Incredibly mundane work. There was never variety, but that is also what comes along with the Power industry. There is also little room for rapid advancement.

    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    OK to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Oglethorpe Power

    Pros

    Great place to work, especially when you have experience with prop management. Good properties for tenants who pay their bills.

    Cons

    Not the best area for the rentals.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends

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