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Found 1,814 of over 2K reviews
3.9
77% Recommend to a Friend
Pacific Gas and Electric Chief Executive Officer Patricia Poppe
78% Approve of CEO

Found 1,808 of over 2K reviews

3.9
77%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
Approve of CEO
Pacific Gas and Electric Chief Executive Officer Patricia Poppe
Patricia Poppe
193 Ratings

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Pros
  • "They have a great benefits package and positions available in both major cities and beautiful wild areas in central and northern California.(in 323 reviews)
  • "this job has Good pay and benefits especially for the areas that we get to work in.(in 167 reviews)
  • "The people you work with are great and one of the reasons why I stayed as long as I did.(in 165 reviews)
  • "work life balance is good(in 116 reviews)
  • "401k AND pension?(in 58 reviews)
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  1. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great Place to make a difference

    Feb 6, 2023 - Infrastructure Architect in Oakland, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Lot's of challenges to solve.

    Cons

    Salary for high special skills not on par with market.

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Very good place to work

    Feb 1, 2023 - Engineering Estimator in San Ramon, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great pay, *usually* very good overtime opportunities, great opportunity for advancement, job security, decent benefits.

    Cons

    Public sentiment of company, upper management often uninformed but make vast changes regardless.

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  4. 2.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    ok

    Feb 1, 2023 - Customer Service Representative 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    the benefits were nice to have

    Cons

    experienced reps that are supposed to help always seemed agitated or bothered

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  5. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Toxic IT leadership

    Jan 31, 2023 - Undisclosed for Privacy 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good medical benefits, comeraderie, hybrid work.

    Cons

    No work-life balance. Lower pay than industry-wide. Toxic IT leadership. Company culture & values are just lip service. CYA / blame culture. Merry-go-round of leader roles. Hierarchical attitudes.

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  6. 3.0
    Former Employee

    N/A

    Jan 30, 2023 - Network Operations Technician in Fairfield, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    A decent company to work for.

    Cons

    Looking at screens all day probably isn't good for your health.

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    NA

    Jan 25, 2023 - Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great pension plan and 401k for employees

    Cons

    Lots of changes in short spans of time in leaderships; lots of churn

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee

    PG&E Focus on Equipment Reliability

    Jan 25, 2023 - SAP Plant Maintenance Consultant (PM/EAM) 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Well organised with laudable goals

    Cons

    Huge scope of field application

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  9. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great job

    Jan 21, 2023 - Gas Service Representative in Richmond, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Liked it’s lot, good company

    Cons

    None that I can remember

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  10. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Work-Life balance

    Jan 20, 2023 - Planning Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good work and life balance

    Cons

    Low salary which is not enough for bay area

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  11. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    True entry level!

    Jan 16, 2023 - Land Planning Analyst in Sacramento, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great team that cares about you, excellent pay /time off

    Cons

    Lots of unnecessary meetings, similar to a government job

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Pacific Gas and Electric has an overall rating of 3.9 out of 5, based on over 2,179 reviews left anonymously by employees. 77% of employees would recommend working at Pacific Gas and Electric to a friend and 67% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Pacific Gas and Electric employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.2 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Pacific Gas and Electric. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

77% of Pacific Gas and Electric employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Pacific Gas and Electric 3.7 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.6 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Pacific Gas and Electric to be career development, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, culture, management.

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