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Duke Energy Reviews

Updated Jul 22, 2019

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Found 713 reviews

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Duke Energy CEO Lynn J. Good
Lynn J. Good
291 Ratings
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  • "Lots of valuable people seem to be leaving due to low pay and horrible work/life balance(in 31 reviews)

  • "There is no communication from upper management about posibilities of getting the Duke position(in 23 reviews)

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  1. "Great job"

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    Current Employee - Technician Helper in Marion, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Duke Energy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Long hiring process but getting better

    Cons

    Pays great and also great employees

    Advice to Management

    Nothing at all keep up the good work

    Duke Energy2019-06-19
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company to Work For"

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    Current Employee - Power Systems Engineer in Seneca, SC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Duke Energy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Safety Culture, 4-10s work week

    Cons

    Current efforts to downsize are disturbing.

    Advice to Management

    Remember your employees are your most valuable resource.

    Duke Energy2019-07-13
  3. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Duke Energy full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great benefits. Work with other quality employees.

    Cons

    No company related cons, but parking downtown is a challenge.

    Duke Energy2019-07-15
  4. "Good Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician 
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Duke Energy full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits, a lot of PTO

    Cons

    Management is sub-par, listen more

    Duke Energy2019-07-14
  5. "Good pay, demanding job"

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    Current Employee - Auxiliary Operator in Southport, NC

    I have been working at Duke Energy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Pay is e exceptional for the area.

    Cons

    Rotating shifts, lots of overtime if you want or don’t want.

    Advice to Management

    Maintain staffing levels to avoid impacting quality of life

    Duke Energy2019-07-08
  6. "Detached Management"

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    Former Employee - Instructor in Seneca, SC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Duke Energy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great Pay and benefits. Focus on Safety

    Cons

    Management seems to perceive operations differently than workers in the field.

    Advice to Management

    Talk with workers more about decisions and stop "knee -jerk reactions"

    Duke Energy2019-07-23
  7. "Great Place To Work"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Duke Energy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great teamwork. Upper Level Management is alright

    Cons

    Need to Pay attention to directors and payroll

    Advice to Management

    Understand the value of what an employee brings to the company

    Duke Energy2019-07-05
  8. "Hated it!"

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    Former Employee - Cust Serv Specialist in Raleigh, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Duke Energy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great salary and health benefits! That's it

    Cons

    No work life balance, company doesn't care about employees, you have great health insurance benefits but can't miss work to go to the doctor. Only give their favorite employees promotions.

    Duke Energy2019-07-10
  9. "If you are single, don't want to have a work-life balance, this is the place for you!!!"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Duke Energy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits, sales commissions, cafeteria. Yes great coffee machines!

    Cons

    Stress Disorder, anxiety, pressure, sleep disorders, lower back pain, No LiFe! Except up to 250 calls in 8 hrs. Work overtime sometimes more than 12 hours.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to real employees. Not supervisors. If you want the best customer service provided respect that employees are humans! Supervisors have favoritism and if you are not among them, you will be stick to the phone for years!

    Duke Energy2019-06-26
  10. "Great job and great pay"

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    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Duke Energy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They have a great work to life balance and competitive pay.

    Cons

    Lack of communication between coworkers.

    Advice to Management

    Speak up and tell us what we need to know!

    Duke Energy2019-06-06
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