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Socalgas Overview

Los Angeles, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
1929
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Utilities
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Working at Socalgas

Southern California Gas (SoCalGas) figures being the largest gas utility in the US gives it the right to call itself "The Gas Company." The utility, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, distributes natural gas to 5.8 million residential, commercial ... Read more

Socalgas – Why Work For Us?


About SoCalGas®

As the nation's largest natural gas distribution utility, we deliver clean, safe and reliable energy to 21.6 million consumers through 5.9 million meters in more than 500 communities.

Our service territory encompasses approximately 20,000 square miles in diverse terrain throughout Central and Southern California, from Visalia to the Mexican border.

SoCalGas is a regulated subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego.

For 150 years, SoCalGas has served Central and Southern California as a responsible and engaged environmental leader, employer and neighbor.

With safe, clean, affordable, reliable and abundant domestic sources of natural gas, SoCalGas' innovation is fueling new possibilities in California.

Southern California is our home, too. We strive to improve the quality of life in our communities by maintaining a diverse workforce, working with suppliers that represent and reflect the communities we serve and giving back through our charitable contributions and employee volunteer activities . Like other investor-owned utilities in the state, SoCalGas' operations are regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission and other state and federal agencies.


For more than 140 years, SoCalGas employees have provided safe and reliable service to the communities they serve. Learn how SoCalGas employees have created a culture that involves safety, service, community, diversity, and innovation.

SoCalGas employees are empowered to develop their skills and demonstrate their leadership by engaging in cross-functional teams including the Green Team, Safety Teams, and Diversity and Inclusion Councils.

Gain insight into the culture and various career opportunities at SoCalGas.

SoCalGas® offers full-time employees a comprehensive, flexible benefits program that allows them to choose a plan that best meets their needs and the needs of their families. We also offer a career development center called SoCalGas University that provides tools and resources for our employees.

Insurance

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment

Pension/Savings Plan

  • 401K Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Cash Balance Retirement Plan

Vacation

  • Paid Time Off – Vacation, Holidays, Flex, Sick

Education/Training/Wellness

  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for Professional, Confidential Counseling
  • Fitness Subsidy – Gym Membership Program

Other

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care, Dependent Care, Transportation)
  • Incentive Compensation Performance Bonus
  • Transportation Subsidy
  • Teleworking Option (with certain positions)
  • Volunteer Incentive Program

Our Career Development Center provides the tools employees need to further their professional growth and development.

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    I have been working at Socalgas full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The people are definitely the best. Committed. Caring. Hard-working. It's like family. And the culture of the company is focused on the people too. Unlike our competitor, SoCalGas does not have routine lay-offs. We invest in the community we serve. Our employees are engaged and show up at volunteer opportunities to help give back. Our employees have integrity, care and concern to do the right thing for our customers and the community. I have worked here for over 20 years and am so proud of our employees! #TeamSoCalGas

    Cons

    Resources can be scarce, so work-life balance can sometimes be a challenge too.

    Advice to Management

    Provide a clear vision of where we're heading and communicate how employees can help!

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Socalgas Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Socalgas (Los Angeles, CA) in October 2014.

    Interview

    There was a phone screen followed by an in-person interview. The phone screen included more technical, job-specific questions and the in person interview focused more on the soft skills.

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