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Updated February 8, 2018
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Pros
  • Job security with decent starting pay only to increase after 6 month probation period (in 9 reviews)

  • Con Edison offers a good benefits package, a competitive salary and offers a union for weekly paid employees (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Engineering aide"

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

    I have been working at Con Edison full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Greatest company to work

    Cons

    I don't see any cons

    Advice to Management

    Gained may knowledge


  2. "We’re On It"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison full-time

    Pros

    Comparable salaries
    Matching 401k
    Tuition Reimbursement

    Cons

    Internal Employees are unable to negotiate salary during promotions
    Antiquated cultural norms

  3. "Site Operator"

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    Current Employee - Site Operator in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Site Operator in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place to work. Salary is good, benefits are good.

    Cons

    Have to wear many hats, not just what is in your job description. Minimal advancement opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Let those below you lead and have the opportunity to shine.


  4. "Engineering Aide"

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    Former Employee - Engineering Aide in College Point, NY
    Former Employee - Engineering Aide in College Point, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Con Edison full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Rewarding experience. Learned a lot from mgmt.

    Cons

    Summer internship was too short.


  5. "Good pay and healthcare"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Con Edison part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Healthcare, good pay considering how intense the stress can be

    Cons

    Moving into another position is primarily based on seniority, so even if you’re highly qualified in other areas, if there are other employees with similar qualifications AND they’ve been there longer than you, even if it’s by a week, they’ll get the position over you.


  6. "Associate engineer"

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    Current Employee - Associate Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work ethics and respect

    Cons

    Hard to deal with some union. People in other support departments take their sweet time.

    Advice to Management

    Revise union policy implement proper cost saving observe who milks the job and cut down the cost accordingly.


  7. "Management Associate: GOLD Program- Supervisory and Individual Contributor Roles"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Management Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of Exposure to all parts of the company; highly compensated

    Cons

    Rotations are random; May require you to own or purchase a vehicle for travel to and from work locations

    Advice to Management

    Keep and open mind to all the rotations. Every rotation increases valuable network.

  8. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Con Edison full-time

    Pros

    Good life balance, great opportunities to grow, job security

    Cons

    nothing I can think of

    Advice to Management

    none


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Sexism and racism"

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    Current Employee - Mechanic A
    Current Employee - Mechanic A
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good way to get college paid with their tuition assistance program

    Cons

    Blatant racism and the service centers don't accommodate the women employed for example very limited bathrooms and sexual harassment is a problem

    Advice to Management

    Learn from mistake not cover up with different language. After the last harassment case you started saying "women and men" speech don't lead a company to change actions are required. After the lawsuit in the 80s were blacks were discriminated against the company didn't learn eitger


  10. Helpful (2)

    "garbage dump"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    the salary and benefits are good

    Cons

    where should I begin? place is run by rats and backstabbers who got their promotions through unethical behavior or they knew/inherited their positions. hard workers get used by the above filth I just mentioned

    Advice to Management

    stop rewarding rats and backstabbers and look at the honest hard workers


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