Duquesne Light Reviews

Updated Sep 22, 2020

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3.8
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Duquesne Light President and CEO Richard (Rich) Riazzi (no image)
Richard (Rich) Riazzi
30 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits and vaca/ pto when starting out of school(in 9 reviews)

  • "Good pay, feel secure enough to concentrate on work(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Their working on work life balance, but still not where they should be(in 3 reviews)

  • "Inept) Boys club mgmt throughout IT makes capricious decisions, rewards hard work with killed projects and contracts(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Manager 

    I have been working at Duquesne Light full-time

    Pros

    Safety and Pay are top notch.

    Cons

    Work/Life balance can be challenging.

  2. "Finance Analyst"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Duquesne Light part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people, work life balance

    Cons

    None really, smaller company so more to do


  3. "Put dlc in the exceeds category"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Duquesne Light full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very respectful workforce no matter what your title or position is. Everyone seems engaged and driven towards the same goal. Good pay and benefits. Solid Pittsburgh company that's not going anywhere.

    Cons

    Growing pains with a lot of people retiring. High prices for customers put strain on operational costs.

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  4. "Good place to get in if you don't mind being micro managed"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer I in Pittsburgh, PA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Duquesne Light full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good work like balance, fair pages

    Cons

    most of the mid and upper management have not been in their roles for a long time, and they don't have established systems. most technical job roles are contracted out, causing a loss in in house expertise and an increase in dollars spent outside the company

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Duquesne Light Company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Supervisor 

    I have been working at Duquesne Light full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    It’s a good place to work

    Cons

    There are no cons to this workplace

  6. "Good Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Duquesne Light full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good company, flexible start and stop times... as long as you get your 40hrs per week you are good. Good benefits and vaca/ pto when starting out of school.

    Cons

    Storm duty can include 16hr shifts everyday until all power is restored to all managed locations.

  7. "Amazing Leadership, Culture, and Environment"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Duquesne Light full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Leadership team that is truly focused on the well-being, safety, and recognition of all employees. Great focus on customer satisfaction and process improvements. Amazing safety culture and environment with great benefit offerings. Hardworking and kind coworkers that make work enjoyable.

    Cons

    I did not experience and cons during my employment with DLC.

  8. "Fun place to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Duquesne Light full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people to work with and good managers

    Cons

    Cyber security is too anal

  9. "Heading in the right direction, but still a long way to go."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Duquesne Light full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Competitive Salary Good work / life balance Lots of opportunity to succeed

    Cons

    A little behind in technology Still a lot of old school thinking

  10. "My review"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cable Splicer in Pgh Int ArPort, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Duquesne Light full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people, great pay & benefits

    Cons

    Lots of forced overtime

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