Westinghouse Reviews

Updated 21 Jan 2021

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2.9
44%
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Westinghouse President and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Fragman
Patrick Fragman
26 Ratings
Pros
  • "Nice people, good environment good pay(in 83 reviews)

  • "Great Pay and pretty good benefits(in 44 reviews)

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  1. "job"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Signalling Operative in Swanley, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Westinghouse full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    good skills learnt, interesting job good career.

    Cons

    working unsocial hours , living away from home on a regular basis

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  2. "Great place to work, good direction for the next few years"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Account Executive 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People are really nice and friendly here, theres a good direction in where the companys heading and they have made some really good improvements in management over the past year.

    Cons

    Still a little outdated with the times, people are slow to respond sometimes, company is all work less play

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "forema"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Foreman in Preston, North East England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Westinghouse full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    too much focus on charts and t

    Cons

    poor management, about ticking boxes

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  4. "Shift Supervisor"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Westinghouse full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great Pay compared to other local employers

    Cons

    Ageing Site, downsizing, limited opportunities.

  5. "Good experience to date, had opportunities but becoming limited."

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Programmer Manager in Preston, North West England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Westinghouse full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Nuclear Experience, has global connections and covers the main elements of the Nuclear Life Cycle. Given a sound career with opportunities to develop.

    Cons

    Can be confused, causes work when not necessary. Not very efficient in process and procedures and not always understanding of global cultural differences.

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  6. Helpful (1)

    "Competent Engineers, Misguided Management"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Westinghouse full-time

    Pros

    I have found Westinghouse to be a good company to work for. Benefits are reasonable, the work is challenging and often abundant, and colleagues are competent, intelligent people. The experience gained is valuable.

    Cons

    The downsides I feel have been rooted in misguided or perhaps short-sighted management.

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Construction Manager"

    4.0
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    Construction Coordinator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Westinghouse

    Pros

    Interesting work also well supported and rewarded, always kept busy

    Cons

    Project came to an end and due to the Nuclear industry at Sellafield going through a massive change in who and how it was managed Westinghouse down sized its team, which involved my position

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  8. Helpful (8)

    "Going down the drain."

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Westinghouse full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Slow Steady Environment, fairly safe in the UK and sheltered from the Americans... for now.

    Cons

    Terrible management. Executive management even worse. Losing good people on a daily basis. Terms and conditions are being eroded and the organisation is failing.

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  9. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Westinghouse full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The people are all top notch.

    Cons

    HR policies are cumbersome and confusing

  10. "Lots of changes about to happen"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Engineer IV 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Westinghouse full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay is above average. No one knows really what everybody is doing.

    Cons

    No plan for the future. Owned by an asset company Brookfield.

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