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Con Edison CEO John McAvoy
John McAvoy
158 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work/Life balance: Some departments allow flex time and they also offer floating holidays(in 33 reviews)

  • "Good Benefits of Work life balance as it offers 2 days of remote work(in 44 reviews)

Cons
  • "work/life balance is almost none(in 20 reviews)

  • "A lot of the upper management doesn't really care for interns so you may or may not get ignored(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Construction"

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    Current Employee - Section Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison full-time for more than 19 years

    Pros

    Many Opportunities and Good People

    Cons

    Demanding —nights and weekends needed sometimes

    Con Edison2019-04-09
  2. "Good for Starting Out"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Con Edison full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Management program, not overloaded, lots of training

    Cons

    Groups like Transmission Planning are inflexible with work schedule. Huge CYA mentality.

    Advice to Management

    There are too many people for some engineering jobs. I had too much free time. They should hire fewer people.

    Con Edison2019-04-17
  3. "god place to work"

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    Current Employee - Specialist in New York, NY

    I have been working at Con Edison full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    benefits, people, location, work and others

    Cons

    managemenent, supervisors, training, and other thinks

    Con Edison2019-04-10
  4. "I am a hard worker, fast learner and feel I can be an asset to this company because of similar previous work experience."

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    Current Employee - Gas Construction Mechanic A in Valhalla, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison full-time for more than 19 years

    Pros

    Working and helping customers. Learning new things on a daily basis while in the field.

    Cons

    Just dealing with the extreme hot and cold weather.

    Con Edison2019-04-04
  5. "Great Company Overall"

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    Current Employee - Technical Operation Supervisor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great Company, many opportunities to move around, good benefits.

    Cons

    Not many, sometimes is more like "Who you know" instead of "What you know" to move into higher positions.

    Advice to Management

    adopt Artificial Intelligence

    Con Edison2019-04-04
  6. "Ok place depending where you work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison full-time

    Pros

    Jobs are available for movement around three company.

    Cons

    Lots of politics, Nepotism, and cronyism.

    Con Edison2019-04-08
  7. "Good experience"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison full-time for more than 19 years

    Pros

    Job stability, hours, people, location

    Cons

    Low bonuses, low raises, nepotism, unfair promotional process that does not recognize career experience.

    Advice to Management

    Value and promote experienced team members.

    Con Edison2019-03-18
  8. "Leadership is chosen based on nepotism"

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

    I have been working at Con Edison full-time for more than 19 years

    Pros

    Working in new york city, you get involved with big projects that you see or hear about in the news

    Cons

    After several years, you will see the ones being promoted are not based on qualification but nepotism and other questionable characteristics.

    Advice to Management

    Promote those who can do the job instead of those who just speak vaguely and hits all your buzzwords.

    Con Edison2019-03-29
  9. "Gaddafi Section Manager at Corporate Accounting."

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    Former Employee - Staff Accountant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Con Edison

    Pros

    Pay is good the type of work you do.

    Cons

    One Gaddafi dictates other puppet Section Managers.

    Advice to Management

    One has too much control over others please take into consideration.

    Con Edison2019-03-29
  10. "Customer service rep"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company with room for growth

    Cons

    work/life balance is almost none

    Con Edison2019-03-21
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