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  1. 2.0
    Current Employee

    Mas o menos

    Jan 22, 2021 - CFS Technician in Seattle, WA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Company rig, given necessary tools

    Cons

    Declining benefits, pay doesn’t keep up with cost of living

    2 people found this review helpful
  2. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Its...fine

    Sep 10, 2021 - Applications Support 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good people and I feel the executives believe in diversity and inclusion

    Cons

    The PTO and benefits are laughable. Medical is good but you cant have more than 15 days of PTO built up. (you start with 20 that you slowly accrue over the course of a year but if you surpass 15, you have to 'use it or lose it'. No bereavement, no sick time, no family or wellness time..... so if you go on a 2 week vacation, then come back and Nanna gets sick or passes away, you are not getting paid. Other benefits are average. Pay is below average for utility and far below for cost of living in Seattle. Supervisors stay in positions far too long to be effective and there is little opportunity to move outside your group unless you go to IT.

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  3. 2.0
    Former Employee

    Employees are cattle

    Oct 18, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
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    Pros

    Free muffins and sandwiches at working lunches. Unlimited free coffee bar on every floor of the corporate HQ. Easy to move to another department. Work life balance was great, at HQ, nobody was actually working, just looking like they were busy and figuring out how to backstab each other for that next promotion or raise.

    Cons

    Pay is less than literally every other utility in Washington State, despite the cost of living being the highest in the Seattle and Bellevur area. Shady ethics, treat customers horribly, cutting corners to get next quarter's profits up. There was a mass exodus of talented engineers to other utilities (Snohomish PUD, City of Tacoma, Grays Harbor PUD, etc.)

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    7 people found this review helpful
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