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Duke Energy Reviews

Updated November 1, 2018
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Duke Energy President and Chief Executive Officer Lynn J. Good
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  • "The work/life balance could be better" (in 27 reviews)

  • "Upper management in those particular organization battle for their piece of the pie in terms of power and within the organization" (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Nuclear Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Duke Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great Company, Big Southern Family, south carolina summers are great if you don't mind the heat.

    Cons

    None I could think of


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Human Resources"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Duke Energy full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Strong reputation in the Charlotte community, good benefits, many opportunities to change jobs within the company.

    Cons

    Each merger brings an upheaval of change and fear of the unknown.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Lead Nuclear Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Lead Nuclear Engineer in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Lead Nuclear Engineer in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Duke performs their own nuclear design work in all aspects of nuclear plants so it is a good place to work for nuclear engineers.

    Cons

    Duke is constantly changing organization and down sizing.


  4. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Duke Energy full-time

    Pros

    People are nice. Great environment

    Cons

    There are no cons at this time


  5. "Electrical Engineer III - Duke Energy"

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    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer III in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer III in Indianapolis, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Learning Experience
    Challenging
    Good co-workers
    New Technologies

    Cons

    Compensation
    Management
    Upper Management Disconnect
    Unnecessary Management Levels

    Advice to Management

    The Power industry was built by Engineers. Management needs to value Engineers, pay them well and stop creating added layers of unnecessary management levels.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Duke Energy"

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Seneca, SC
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Seneca, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, reasonable schedule

    Cons

    Shortsighted senior management, not transparent with future company plans, downsizing of direct employees before contingent has the appearance of greed due to lack of communication.

    Advice to Management

    Over-communicate. Be transparent. Have a future goal that is less about shareholders and balance employee engagement and development. A company can only be as good as the people that work for it.


  7. "Customer service specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Duke Energy full-time

    Pros

    One of the pros is feedback

    Cons

    One of the cons is Attendance

  8. "Engineering Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Duke Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great Pay and Benefits Offered

    Cons

    Company Direction is not communicated well


  9. "Admin Specialist 2"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Specialist II in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Administrative Specialist II in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits, stability, regular work schedule

    Cons

    Pay increases are small. Hard to advance in an Administrative position.

    Advice to Management

    Don't micromanage.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Great people and benefits, shrinking company"

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    Current Employee - Change Management Consultant in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Change Management Consultant in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Duke Energy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Super nice and friendly people, benefits are awesome and work/life balance is a very important part of the culture

    Cons

    The company isn’t growing and always cutting costs so change is constant. You tend to have to pick up other people’s work who leave since they aren’t replaced.

    Advice to Management

    Give better training to employees so they can move around the company and be more valuable


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