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Sempra Energy Reviews

Updated December 5, 2017
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Pros
  • Wonderful working atmosphere with good work life balance (in 14 reviews)

  • SE is one of 2 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in San Diego (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance, depending on the area you're in (in 5 reviews)

  • Much of the technology is not cutting edge (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Good company"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at Sempra Energy as a contractor

    Pros

    Professional and friendly environment, great people.

    Cons

    There is a difference between contractor and employee.


  2. "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Analyst in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sempra Energy (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great people, competitive salary, yearly bonus.

    Cons

    Lack of upward mobility, and succession planning.

    Advice to Management

    Be better with succession planning many talented staff members leave without a proper replacement, provide a better structure for growth and personal development.

  3. "Software Developer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sempra Energy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    People are very nice. easy to get along

    Cons

    no vertical growth in the company

    Advice to Management

    commuting to downtown is hard. Remote work, One or two days in a week should be allowed


  4. "Best Place t work"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sempra Energy as an intern

    Pros

    The opportunities are endless and great work-life balance

    Cons

    Slow to promote, this is a place you come and stay for your career


  5. "Great company to work for!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accountant
    Current Employee - Accountant
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sempra Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Comprehensive benefits
    Good managers, care about team success
    Recognition for top performing employees

    Cons

    Managers stay in their jobs for a long time, making it difficult for others to get promoted.

    Advice to Management

    Offer more opportunities for employees interested in management to develop


  6. "Risk and Insurance Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sempra Energy full-time

    Pros

    New building downtown and very reputable place of employment in SD.

    Cons

    No sense of direction in department.


  7. "Principal Financial Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sempra Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, compensation, and work life balance.

    Cons

    Feels like a good ol' boys club at work.

  8. "Community Relations Coordinator - 3"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sempra Energy part-time

    Pros

    very nice company to work

    Cons

    limited employment opportunities to select


  9. "Intern Perks"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sempra Energy as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    1. Networking opportunities
    2. Prime downtown location

    Cons

    1. Slow faced work and laid back culture

    Advice to Management

    Need to hire young talent and international developers to keep the online presence tech-savyy


  10. "Great place to work. The people are very professional."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sempra Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Sempra is a great place to work in the energy industry to get a diversified perspective on utilities and midstream services.

    Cons

    The hours can be grueling at times but sometimes that's where you have to start. The experience gained makes up for it.

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on the development of the younger generation.


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