Powell Industries Reviews

Updated Dec 10, 2020

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Powell Industries President and Chief Executive Officer Brett Cope (no image)
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27 Ratings
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  • "Low pay and low raises so get your money going in(in 7 reviews)

  • "Work environment can get very stressful, disorganized, long hours(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Powell Industries full-time

    Pros

    Professional Environment, Strong Business Model

    Cons

    I did not experience any downside

  2. "Great place to work"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Production Worker in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Powell Industries full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Consistent hours and Decent pay.

    Cons

    Long hours (usually 10 hr shifts) Slow gradual promotion rate.


  3. "good"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accountant in Houston, TX

    I worked at Powell Industries full-time

    Pros

    everything good with the company love the culture

    Cons

    there is none cons in my point of view

  4. "Work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production in Canton, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Powell Industries full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Free lunches, boot reimbursement, tuition reimbursement

    Cons

    Long hours, no communication, no scheduling

  5. "Ok place to work"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Project Accountant in Houston, TX

    I worked at Powell Industries full-time

    Pros

    Half day fridays. Flex schedule & attire

    Cons

    Outdated software & way of doing business. Overall just ok.

  6. "Purchasing"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Procurement Agent in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Powell Industries full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Support from Managers Great Learning

    Cons

    Need more focus on technical and process training

  7. "Good Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Powell Industries full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    everyone is very friendly, good culture

    Cons

    location; like most places 80% of the work gets done by 20% of the people

  8. Helpful (1)

    "BAD CULTURE"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Materials Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Powell Industries full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    They do offer some OT.

    Cons

    Very bad culture. The pay is horrible. Management through out is terrible. There is no room for advancement unless you are constantly brown nosing. Even then the pay won't be worth it.

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  9. "Good Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Technician in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Powell Industries full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fairly laid back and easy going colleagues. Steady work. Always willing to teach employees.

    Cons

    Growth is limited, Lower than average wages.

  10. "Great company"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QHSE Manager (Department Head) in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Powell Industries full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits, good work life balance

    Cons

    Pay structure leaves something to be desired

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