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Pacific Gas and Electric Reviews

Updated August 7, 2017
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  1. "Dynamic"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Procurement Specialist in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Procurement Specialist in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People are experienced from all walks of life and strive to be team players. Work is challenging and internal clients are demanding. Overall it is a good place to work if you enjoy a hard day's work.

    Cons

    Slow promotions! Training is weak. Systems are starting to take over workers daily work and some work is going offshore. Long hours expected without compensation.

    Advice to Management

    Playing favorites kills motivation!


  2. "Best job i ever had"

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

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

    Pros

    great hours
    unmatched pay
    takes care of people

    Cons

    no tolerance for mistakes on probation period

  3. "Engineering Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric as an intern

    Pros

    Great Program, a lot of networked opportunities for further employment.

    Cons

    Can't say anything negative of the internship-positive experience.


  4. "Engineering Intern"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric as an intern

    Pros

    Great place for an intern to learn the ropes.

    Cons

    I can't think of any.


  5. "Senior Financial Analyst"

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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 5 years)

    Pros

    Good opportunities for those who work hard and drive improvement

    Cons

    Sometimes it's difficult to get recognized or find a good manager


  6. "Sr. Storage Solutions Specialist"

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    Current Contractor - Senior Storage Architect in San Jose, CA
    Current Contractor - Senior Storage Architect in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    pretty well round working experience with various storage technologies including Hitachi G1000, VSP, EMC VMAX3, VMAX2, VNX, Isilon, Cisco MDS, IBM SVC, V7000, FAS900, AIX, Windows 2012, Linux, Vmware

    Cons

    There are currently no cons


  7. "Great People"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People, Employee Programs, Community Involvement, Room for Career Growth

    Cons

    Industry is changing, direction uncertain

    Advice to Management

    Provide more women's accommodations for women in the field, especially for new mothers working in the field.

  8. "Outage Worker"

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    • 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 pay and great appreciation of safety first!

    Cons

    Long hours, usually working 70 hours per week.

    Advice to Management

    Great place to work!


  9. "Endless opportunities"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Program Manager in San Ramon, CA
    Current Employee - Associate Program Manager in San Ramon, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunities to grow. Very welcoming and diverse group of people. A lot of people are retiring so great chance to move up quickly.

    Cons

    Everyone lives in a bubble and project management techniques are unique to this company.

    Advice to Management

    Keep your eye on the future.


  10. "Great Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Environmental Scientist in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Environmental Scientist in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great working environment, great people and awesome benefits. Can't ask for much more.

    Cons

    Meeting and team building heavy. Layers upon layers of management.

    Advice to Management

    Work harder to identify specific individuals for their accomplishments.


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