Pacific Gas and Electric Reviews

Updated 11 Jul 2020

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3.3
63%
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88%
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Pacific Gas and Electric President and CEO William D. Johnson
William D. Johnson
32 Ratings
  1. "In the middle"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in San Ramon, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    there is a good life/work balance

    Cons

    departments are silo'd and bureaucratic

  2. "Challenging Job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Payroll Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits. For the most part, nice people around to work with.

    Cons

    Certain jobs could be stressful. Senior leaders not in touch with ground reality. They have their own agendas they want to pursue for quick promotions.

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  3. "Deep roots"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Solid pay and benefits, attempting to adapt

    Cons

    History of failures, unbreakable culture of anti-safety

  4. "analyst"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits. good 401k. okay people

    Cons

    Racist Leadership team. Horrible work life balance. don't fall for it

  5. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Estimating Engineer in Fresno, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The pay is decent and the work challenging and satisfying.

    Cons

    Just like any big company, it it take a lot to move a big ship.

  6. Helpful (1)

    "N/A"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Pacific Gas and Electric full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and company culture

    Cons

    Workload can be very heavy

  7. "Leadership Issues"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal 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 10 years

    Pros

    Benefits that reward long tenure

    Cons

    does not promote from within organization

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Pilot in Oakland, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Treat their people fairly in almost all situations

    Cons

    Company processes are frustrating and stand in the way of productivity

  9. "Project Management"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in San Ramon, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Professional people, caring for job completion and excellent management support.

    Cons

    Initial project estimates low for effort and budget.

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great colleagues who love their jobs"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Large utility that will always have paying customers

    Cons

    Very bureaucratic, decision making is too slow

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