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Pacific Gas and Electric Employee Reviews about "great benefits"

Updated Dec 2, 2019

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Pacific Gas and Electric President and CEO William D. Johnson
William D. Johnson
21 Ratings
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  • "Tough work life balance but good otherwise(in 45 reviews)

  • "Because of the bankruptcy, there is a lot of uncertainty that comes from upper management as well(in 44 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Field Technician 
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great pay, great benefits, great opportunities

    Cons

    During my time there, no cons

    Pacific Gas and Electric2019-06-20
  2. "Great benefits, hectic environment"

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    Former Employee - Land Planner 

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and comp package

    Cons

    All projects are highest priority. Tons of turnover or job shifting at supervisor level

    Pacific Gas and Electric2019-12-02
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great benefits, but very political"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Expert Product Manager, Emerging Technologies 

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and can potentially work in some interesting areas

    Cons

    Do not really push the needle on new ideas or new technologies, contrary to the marketing efforts

    Pacific Gas and Electric2019-10-23
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great Learning experience"

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    Former Employee - Accounting Analyst in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits and incentives to maintain healthy habits. The company really motivates you to do volunteer work and donate blood

    Cons

    not enough IT/ Engineering bandwidth to help streamline and simplify processes that take longer than necessary to complete.

    Pacific Gas and Electric2019-08-30
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Love the company / hate the uncertainty"

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    Current Employee - Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good people, exciting work, great benefits, and a family oriented place to work

    Cons

    Because of the bankruptcy, there is a lot of uncertainty that comes from upper management as well. When everyone is worried about their own position, there seems to be a lack of empathy for others.

    Pacific Gas and Electric2019-07-24
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great Benefits & Great Bureaucracy"

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    Former Employee - Various Management Roles in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great pay and great benefits, lots of job opportunities, and easy to move around to different roles in different areas of the company.

    Cons

    So much bureaucracy - both internally driven and driven by external regulators. Very difficult to get leadership aligned, unreasonable expectations and short-sightedness with regards to organizational design structures and changes.

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    Pacific Gas and Electric2019-03-20
  7. "PG&E is overall a great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Gas Operations Analyst in San Ramon, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pros: 1. Dedicated leadership 2. Great benefits, 401k matching, and pension 3. Safety is #1 priority 4. Lots of opportunity for advancements and professional relationship building 5. Company offers nearly unlimited, free training classes as well as tuition reimbursement 6. Provides an easy to use volunteer service which allows you to serve your community in various ways (food banks, beach clean-up, etc.) 7. Excellent work/ life balance *These are not listed in any specific order

    Cons

    Negative media / public attention during emergencies

    Pacific Gas and Electric2018-11-19
  8. "Director's Assistant"

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

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits and good people

    Cons

    You can be let go at any time.

    Pacific Gas and Electric2018-11-06
  9. "Great experience"

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

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    PG&E offers great pay, great benefits, and celebrates diversity. There is a real sense of pride and camaraderie.

    Cons

    Mandatory overtime and it can be mentally draining dealing with upset customers and emergency situations.

    Pacific Gas and Electric2018-10-12
  10. Helpful (5)

    "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and perks. Decent salary.

    Cons

    Management is strictly concerned with metrics. The culture is strictly compliance driven and best practice isn’t even considered. That’s why the company keeps falling on its face. The focus is on the minimum requirement.

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    Pacific Gas and Electric2018-10-02
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