Philadelphia Gas Works

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Good place to be if you don't like to work

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Information Technology in Philadelphia, PA (US)
Current Employee - Information Technology in Philadelphia, PA (US)

I have been working at Philadelphia Gas Works full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

Great Benefits
Very difficult to get fired

Cons

Very low salary
you have to know someone to get ahead
IT are second class employees.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Take care of IT or you will be forced to outsource who ever is left

Doesn't Recommend
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Waste of time

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA (US)

    I have been working at Philadelphia Gas Works

    Pros

    - Good for inexperienced graduates
    -Good Benefits

    Cons

    -Management hasn't had a raise in 5 yrs
    -Salary is low
    -Nepotism runs ramped.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take your head out of the clouds.

    Doesn't Recommend
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    A sad, disorganized company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Philadelphia Gas Works

    Pros

    If you are an employee, PGW is probably a great place to work. It's a very relaxed atmosphere. You are required to live within the city limits, but health benefits are free. They hardly ever fire anyone, most people work there for many, many years... so do their brothers, parents, cousins, etc.

    Cons

    Management does not respect the contributions of contractors or employees, processes are written, but rarely followed.
    The buildings are not clean, with leaking roofs and frequently broken HVAC systems.
    The organization as a whole is resistant to change, in spite of statements to the contrary.
    Contractors are treated like second class citizens.

    Doesn't Recommend
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