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Pacific Gas and Electric Reviews

Updated February 12, 2019
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  1. "Expert"

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    Current Employee - Expert
    Current Employee - Expert
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    average income compared to the bay area companies

    Advice to Management

    keep doing the good work


  2. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time

    Pros

    Speak up culture is getting better

    Cons

    Middle management still needs work

  3. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Ramon, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Ramon, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    There are lots of areas you can go into once you get your foot in the door. The people are great and enjoyable to work with. Excellent benefits and rewards and recognition is given.

    Cons

    The constant reorganization and bad rap on the news.


  4. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Electric Transmission in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Electric Transmission in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits, lots of overtime

    Cons

    Tough work life balance but good otherwise


  5. "Great Place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    lots of free time to spend on other activities

    Cons

    not a lot to do

    Advice to Management

    more proactive about solving problems


  6. "Decent Place, interesting work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Interesting work, Good people, Nice City

    Cons

    Expensive City, Minimal perks, bureaucratic


  7. "Decent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of room for growth. Many positions for mobility.

    Cons

    Slow older company. Lots of bureaucracy.

  8. "Thankless work"

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    Current Employee - Finance in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Finance in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Nicest people. Generally hardworking teams and good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Lack of clean processes. Lack of tools and technology to get the job done efficiently. Very large organization so most people are lost in the weeds. A company people love to hate so you read negative articles daily about the company’s operations, etc.


  9. "Great Friendly People"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly, Big company with lots of opportunity for movement, 3 weeks paid vacation

    Cons

    Unfortunately negative press, nothing else to report


  10. "Corrosion Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time

    Pros

    Excellent place to work. Good benefits etc. Pay is very good.

    Cons

    Nothing major. Maybe too much pressure but that's subjective

    Advice to Management

    Communicate better with employees.