Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Reviews | Glassdoor

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Reviews

Updated November 9, 2017
96 reviews

Filter

Filter

Full-timePart-time

3.1
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) President & CEO Michael W. Howard
Michael W. Howard
59 Ratings

96 Employee Reviews

Sort: PopularRatingDate

Pros
  • The employees were very kind and knowledgable, with a very relaxed yet productive work environment (in 7 reviews)

  • You can pretty much do whatever you want whenever you want, leave, go workout, work from home etc (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • upper management infatuation with revenues (in 7 reviews)

  • Company needs an effective Board of Directors that truly understands the R&D business (in 4 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Engineer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent - great place to work

    Cons

    None - no known cons; great place to work


  2. "Awesome Job"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great environment for a finance intern.

    Cons

    The snack room is too close!

    Advice to Management

    None

  3. "Inspiring company mission"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Project Engineer/Scientist in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Senior Project Engineer/Scientist in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Company is true to their mission and values. They provide cutting edge research that benefits the entire power industry. The employees are very devoted to their research, but the company allows healthy work-life balance. Most employees work schedules are flexible enough to allow them to work from home as needed.

    Cons

    Very little training, and employees are expected to be subject matter experts upon hiring. Very few opportunities to advance in your career within the company.

    Advice to Management

    Upper management needs to encourage direct managers to develop their employees much more. Employees seeking advancement quickly become frustrated.


  4. "EPRI Employee Comment"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I have read other comments and just want to offer my two cents. Having been in two energy companies for decades, run my own business practice and done a nonprofit start-up,I have been around corporate and nonprofit America for some time. I am pleased with the EPRI organization. I have found doors open for viewpoints and the ability to get involved and help on solutions. I have already recommended EPRI to others.

    Cons

    Every organization always has to keep an eye on efficiency, communications, talent, finances, etc. It is a challenge across most all companies and nonprofits.

    Advice to Management

    The reputation of EPRI in it objectivity is a key to the good name it has built. Keep our eye on that ball, as we have in the past.


  5. "Great Company for Project Managing in Energy Sector"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits and training.

    Cons

    Promotions and pay raises a little on the slow and steady rate.

    Advice to Management

    More improvement on career development progress and work-life balance.


  6. "Great company doing great things!"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Exciting research , great compensation , laid back and relaxed work environment, many employee incentatives

    Cons

    None from my experience


  7. "Student Inter"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Intern in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Absolutely love the company. Management is fantastic.

    Cons

    No cons as of yet

  8. "Great company to work for"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - QA Tester Contractor in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - QA Tester Contractor in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Near commute transit area, nice location with a hillview, good technology, friendly people, helpful staff members

    Cons

    Need more parking spaces for the company buildings


  9. "Great company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Knoxville, TN
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Knoxville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Top quality employees and the opportunity to work in a fast paced environment that is a leader in the electric power industry.

    Cons

    Tends to absorb your life and you may struggle to achieve a good work/life balance while achieving your work-related goals and objectives.

    Advice to Management

    Continue the good work and progressive research environment among a peer group that is second to none. Consider development of employes as community leaders in addition to industry leadership.


  10. "technology transfer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technology Transfer, Publications, Events in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Technology Transfer, Publications, Events in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) full-time

    Pros

    energetic group of people for the most part.

    Cons

    fairy old school re regiment

    Advice to Management

    Keep it moving.


Showing 96 of 120 reviews
Reset Filters