Philadelphia Gas Works

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

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Current Employee - Information Technology  in  Philadelphia, PA (US)
Current Employee - Information Technology in Philadelphia, PA (US)

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
Neutral Outlook

Other reviews for Philadelphia Gas Works

  1.  

    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)

    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.  

    A sad, disorganized company

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

    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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