Pacific Gas and Electric
3.2 of 5 324 reviews
www.pge.com San Francisco, CA 5000+ Employees

Pacific Gas and Electric Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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3.2 324 reviews

                             

82% Approve of the CEO

Pacific Gas and Electric Chairman, President & CEO Anthony F. Earley Jr.

Anthony F. Earley Jr.

(109 ratings)

65% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "GREAT work life balance, competitive salary for the responsibilities and expectations"
    in 29 reviews
  • "Excellent opportunities for advancement, good pay and benefits, a good company with great history and sense of pride"
    in 15 reviews
Cons:
  • "It's hard to get your job done if you're constantly trying to prove your worth to upper management"
    in 19 reviews
  • "Too many senior management layers, too dependent on outside consultants"
    in 10 reviews
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Poor and under average

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Avila Beach, CA

I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for less than a year

Prosthey have a good retirement plan

ConsPoor management and treating their employees unfairly .

Advice to Senior ManagementHave an strategic plan and directive clear instructions

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Experience heavily varies with organization

Expert Strategic Analyst (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than a year

ProsPension (although recently reduced), stability (if working in core operations)

ConsSlow velocity of change, too many management layers, egotistical leaders, especially bad politics

Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease effort in employee retention, sf fidi is a shark tank for talent.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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I had a great run there. I knew the lay off was coming, just never knew when.

Senior Meter Reader (Former Employee)
Fremont, CA

I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat hours with great pay.

ConsWorking in the rain and wind.

Advice to Senior ManagementTry harder to find permanent jobs for deserving employees.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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PG&E offers challenges and opportunities if you're willing to take them.

Senior Internal AUditor (Former Employee)
San Francisco, CA

I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 10 years

ProsEducation benefits, ongoing training and development, interesting assignments, working with people who care.

ConsPublic reputation, adversarial environment. Mistakes can cost lives.

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't sacrifice service to customers for the shareholders returns. Take a look at your "supplier diversity" program - there was some "gaming" going on when I looked at it.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric

ProsGreat Company to work for

Consnone that i can think of

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Intern (Former Employee)
San Francisco, CA

I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for less than a year

Prosgreat people to work with. met the director and management.

Conshad to commute a long distance, but they do help with relocation

Advice to Senior Managementhire more interns after graduation.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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very good

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric as an intern

Prosnice people and long history

Consvery slow moving and conservative

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good company to work for.

Management Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGood benefits and many good people.

ConsOutdated management style and political.

Advice to Senior ManagementI have not advice to share at this time.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Organization

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric

ProsWork too much, too hard

Consthere are none, they aim to help and improve

Advice to Senior Managementkeep doing what you are doing, bravo

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Excellent company

Customer Service Representative (Current Employee)
Fresno, CA

I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 5 years

ProsHours are great!!! Pay is good.

ConsConstantly changing.... Be prepared to handle change.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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