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NRG Energy Reviews

Updated August 18, 2018
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Mauricio Gutierrez
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Pros
  • "Work Life Balance Schedule and Work Load" (in 19 reviews)

  • "Great people, Good benefits, Good pay" (in 27 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/life balance can be a challenge at times" (in 17 reviews)

  • "Seems like a lots of unneeded upper management" (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Compensation"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NRG Energy full-time

    Pros

    Fair compensation Base. Great Bonus structure is 15% base salary

    Cons

    Avg yoy salary base increase 1-3%


  2. "Great Group of People to Work With"

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    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    They hire good people who know their stuff, and I appreciated that they would match charitable giving when employees donated to charities.

    Cons

    Not unique to NRG, but when belts need to be tightened, layoffs may result in skeleton-crew levels of support in certain areas.

  3. "Great Enviorment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NRG Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great company culture and benefits

    Cons

    Home Solar Went out of Business


  4. "Technician"

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    Current Employee - Technician in Princeton Meadows, NJ
    Current Employee - Technician in Princeton Meadows, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NRG Energy full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Diversity in their energy production

    Cons

    Different level pay, Power station vs thermal

    Advice to Management

    Keep empowering the staff


  5. "Billing Representative II"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    The Company Brand is great!

    Cons

    Low pay and micro-managed


  6. "IT Management,Testing Solutions and Automation Development"

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    Former Employee - IT Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - IT Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at NRG Energy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits location opportunities office environment

    Cons

    Uncontrollable changes, too much cost cutting


  7. "Drafter"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NRG Energy full-time

    Pros

    Excellent co-workers, solid pay, good benefits

    Cons

    Not applicable, so far all has been positive

  8. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Pittsburg, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Pittsburg, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Pay and Benefits for all employees.

    Cons

    Current budget cutbacks are forcing staff reductions.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your staff and let them work for you!


  9. "NRG experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NRG Energy full-time

    Pros

    You have a good base wage and benefits that take some of the pressure off; however, drive writes your paycheck.

    Cons

    There will be a lot of no's!


  10. "Best Place To Be"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at NRG Energy full-time

    Pros

    wonderful atmosphere , everyone here is very professional

    Cons

    you have to pay for park for the downtown houston location


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