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Updated Aug 19, 2016

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  1. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Things are improving

    May 15, 2013 - Individual Contributor in Richland, WA
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    The culture for excellence appears to be catching on; very good pay, good benefits. Our ranking within the industry is improving.


    Stressful and demanding work environment; no work-life balance. Middle management still lacks ability to manage workload dispursement, performance and engagement. Some departments are better than others.

    1 person found this review helpful
  2. 1.0
    Current Employee

    Don't Recommend

    Aug 19, 2016 - Anonymous Employee 
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook


    Pay if in right departments Benefits if can stick it out to retirement There really is not much left to brag about


    Authoritarian leadership in which high level decision making can cause poor work life for employees Poor Work environment Unfair performance reviews and process Unfair overtime policies All work ends up high priority which means management cannot set priority No incentives for high performers

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    9 people found this review helpful
  3. 2.0
    Current Employee

    Energy Northwest is cleaning house: Engineering 04-06, Inormation Technology 06-08, Training is next.

    Dec 9, 2008 - IT Architect in Richland, WA
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook


    state retirement, vacation time, and wages.


    physically ugly place to work, Sr management is using a nazi approach to get rid of middle-management, which trickles down to a bad work environment for employees.

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    4 people found this review helpful
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