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Updated January 4, 2018
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Pros
  • Pay and benefits are excellent, Meaningful work (in 14 reviews)

  • great pay, great opportunities, great classes, overtime opportunities (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • Work Life Balance can be an issue contingent upon your Career Path (in 14 reviews)

  • Storm Duty is a pain and work life balance can be challenging at times (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Meter reading"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ComEd full-time

    Pros

    Good pay/ hours great benefits

    Cons

    Often exposed to inclement weather


  2. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ComEd full-time

    Pros

    Excellent salary and benefits.

    Cons

    Management can be disconnected from union employees.

  3. "toxic workplace is the price to pay"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good compensation, parts of the company are involved in innovative projects

    Cons

    a cut throat culture, favoritism

    Advice to Management

    Many hard working people propping up overfed vps and directors. More of them should follow the CEOs lead in terms of her approach to work and people.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place For A Career"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ComEd full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    If you are looking for a Career, ComEd is a wonderful place to have one. Absolutely one of the BEST Corporations bar none...

    Cons

    Work Life Balance can be an issue contingent upon your Career Path

    Advice to Management

    Provide in house benefits that can assist with Work Life Balance, ie, Child Care, Dry Cleaning Services, Car Wash, On Site Workout Facilities, etc.


  5. "Very rewarding company to build a great career."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineering Technician in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Engineering Technician in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ComEd full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -Power Engineering and technical classes/trainings.
    -Direct and upper management listen and apply employees feedback.
    -Great compensation with opportunities for extra income.
    -Job security.

    Cons

    -Little to no continuous improvement processes applied.
    -Work to life balance is challenging to maintain with the amount of project and their schedules.

    Advice to Management

    Apply a continuous improvement process such as ISO 9001 or IEC 27001.


  6. "His technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at ComEd full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work. Awesome bonuses and flexible hours. Enjoyed the diversity of people.

    Cons

    Commute was long into Chicago. Wes transferred to the Suberbs which I then had to drive instead of take the train.


  7. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Middle Management in Joliet, IL
    Current Employee - Middle Management in Joliet, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for with excellent opportunities (different fields of work). It is a company that is well recognized in the electric utility industry.

    Cons

    ComEd location is limited (Midwest), but part of the Exelon family, of which, location can be chosen elsewhere should one decide to work for another Exelon organization outside of Illinois.

  8. "Great pay... however it's who you know, not what you know."

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    Former Employee - Customer Care Agent
    Former Employee - Customer Care Agent
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ComEd full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great medical, dental, 401k, vacation and other benefits.
    Great pay
    Great location
    Trainings
    3 different shifts

    Cons

    High turn around in management in Call Center
    It's who you know, not what you know.
    Once a manager doesn't like you, they out for you.
    Long hours
    Unexpected overtime, always.

    Advice to Management

    Leave your personal feelings at home


  9. "Internship Review"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Intern in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ComEd (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very hands on work depending on department and lots of face time with executives which is extremely helpful for networking. Company culture is also phenomenal.

    Cons

    It's a larger company, but that didn't really affect me as an intern.


  10. "Maintain the electrical distribution network performing preventive maintenance as well as responding to emergencies."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dispatcher in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Dispatcher in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ComEd full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Working for ComEd will provide stability. It's a company that believes is clarity as well as honesty.

    Cons

    It's an all encompassing job where the expectation is that your job comes before all else, including family.


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