Washington Gas Light Company
2.6 of 5 8 reviews
www.washgas.com Washington, DC 1000 to 5000 Employees

Washington Gas Light Company Reviews

Updated May 16, 2014
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2.6 8 reviews

                             

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Washington Gas Light Company Chairman & CEO Terry D. McCallister

Terry D. McCallister

(4 ratings)

50% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsAwesome manager, fair practices, and downtown near all of the government actions. Great atmosphere and work life balance

    ConsThey did not fully utilize my educational background and their salary is not competitive at all with the overall market with a graduate degree as well as the cost of living.

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    Its an okay place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsHours can be flexible, ability to telecommute, you can advance your career if you prove yourself. Most people are generally nice. Downtown office is very nice and is easily accessible by public transportation.

    ConsLots of politics and restructuring occurs in several departments. It can be difficult to plan a long term career with the constant departmental change. Leadership is not very well liked by the masses. Several leadership decisions have had a very negative impact on employee morale over the past 5 years. There is a lot of turnover in finance.

    Advice to Senior ManagementConsider the impact of leadership decisions on the masses. Create career opportunities for all employees, not just a chosen few.

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

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    Not too much work for interns, but great environment

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsYou do learn a lot through shadowing
    team oriented
    Great HR

    Consits pretty slow
    nothing to keep you busy

    Advice to Senior Managementprepare work for interns prior to them coming

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    Good company but stale mentality

    Senior Civil Engineer (Former Employee)
    Springfield, VA

    ProsI enjoyed my experience with Washington Gas

    ConsThere tends to be a very static environment that resists change

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

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    great people to work with

    Budget Analyst (Former Employee)
    Springfield, VA

    Prossolid management, active in community

    Consoverall good company to work for

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    They replaced a majority their employees with contractors.

    Information Technology (Former Employee)
    Springfield, VA

    ProsThe benefits were great for management employees.

    ConsThe pay was low because the benefits were good.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWhat management? They outsourced American jobs to foreign countries/

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Operations Technician (Current Employee)
    Springfield, VA

    ProsThe benifits packages are still structured extremely well and are indicative to current standards. Medical and dental are above average for area and include other insurance options. The utilities market is a very stable environment at current times for vocational workers.

    ConsThe IT and upper management positions leave very little room if any fro advancement. The corporate structure reorganizes about every three to four years. This will include outsourcing with elimination of certain job titles without much notification. The chance for job training or improvement is extremely limited, leaving very little room for growth.

    Advice to Senior ManagementA more progressive mentoring structure and feed back from employees that can be included in the new corprate environment would be appreciated. The need for retaining middle aged employees and advancing them over older retirement aged employees would lead to long term success as a business model and would further usless need to retrain and reorganize every few years.

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    weird

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosgood benefits stable OVERALL organization

    Consif you don't belong to the proper clique you are ALWAYS an outsider..CONSTANT "re-engineering" constant PURPOSEFUL instability.

    Advice to Senior Managementlet your people work.

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