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Con Edison of New York Reviews

Updated May 23, 2017
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  • Work life balance could be better (in 13 reviews)

  • The union employees get a guaranteed 3% annual salary increase while the management employees can get 0% (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "sr.specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great pay, HQ great location

    Cons

    inflexible management, not modern approach to solving problems


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Manager of Resource Planning"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager of Resource Planning in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Manager of Resource Planning in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Con Edison of New York full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Access to important information not available, such as rate case strategy, supply portfolios and costs

    Cons

    Easier to be promoted if brought in at entry level;
    Not much exposure outside of company
    Not much innovation

    Advice to Management

    Downsize senior management and create more horizontal reporting culture; Set up more open offices to reduce bureaucratic compartmentalization.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Increasing Benefit Cost"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - EHS Specialist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - EHS Specialist in New York, NY

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Depending where you are located your co-workers become family and the morale is usually high.

    Cons

    If you are in management you are paying more than union employees by approximately 60 percent. Career advancement is very hard in some groups. Outside experience doesn't count for much.


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  5. "Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Rosedale, NY
    Former Employee - Manager in Rosedale, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Con Edison of New York (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Recently improved systems and intergrated modules.

    Cons

    Culture is closed minded. Only long-term employees are valued.

    Advice to Management

    Change culture


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Analyst Aide"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Working atmosphere is pleasant. Everyone is treated with Respect regardless of the position.

    Cons

    Not very challenging. Same sort of work you mostly do every day.


  7. "Be on time, don't call in sick"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Designer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Designer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    11% stock match plan
    401k
    decent work environment
    pension

    Cons

    Work can get repetitive, pretty strict work schedule, if you have young kids and school is calling all the time to pick them up early and stuff, you gonna have a hard time.


  8. "Steady Job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - New York in New York, NY
    Current Employee - New York in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great security and out of work quality of life.

    Cons

    Does not promote thinking outside the box

    Advice to Management

    Promote based on skills and work performance


  9. "Instructor"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Instructor in Long Island City, NY
    Current Employee - Instructor in Long Island City, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great Pay, Vacation, Sick Time, Company Holidays, and Work From Home option on occasion.

    Cons

    Not Flexible with Hours, Very Political

    Advice to Management

    Make decisions based on getting the job done, not politics and political correctness.


  10. "Good place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Specialist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Specialist in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York full-time

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment, the chance to lead in energy efficiency

    Cons

    Hard to move up quickly


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Sr. specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Specialist in West New York, NJ
    Current Employee - Project Specialist in West New York, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    work life balance, good benefits

    Cons

    Slow to change, many managers are not leaders

    Advice to Management

    Managers must hired based on skills AND leadership abilities. Be open to change.


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