Southern California Edison

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Southern California Edison Reviews

Updated Jul 21, 2014
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3.1 320 reviews

56% Approve of the CEO

Southern California Edison President Ronald L. (Ron) Litzinger

Ronald L. (Ron) Litzinger

(157 ratings)

56% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Company has great work-life balance, usually many opportunities to volunteer(in 33 reviews)

  • Excellent pay, great benefits, professional development opportunities(in 36 reviews)


Cons
  • Hard work is not rewarded but if you are buddies with Senior Management you are set maybe(in 14 reviews)

  • GONE are the days of work life balance and transparencies / accountabilities(in 7 reviews)

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    A great career

    ABU2 (Current Employee) Long Beach, CA (US)

    ProsGreat values and benefits to make a career choice.

    ConsCan be political at times.

    Advice to Senior ManagementProvide good and bad news in a timey manner.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Engineering Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsLots of great benefits, had the opportunity to go on field and see equipment from time to time instead of staying in the office all day, fun people to work with, very safety conscious

    Consa lot of politics involved, a lot of people hired as managers because they had good connections but not necessarily the qualifications, not very innovative

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    IT is going through managed services. It's a very stressful time knowing my job will be gone...

    IT Specialist (Current Employee) Irwindale, CA (US)

    ProsThe company offers competitive pay and good benefits.

    ConsMany IT professionals have or will lose their jobs. The senior leaders don't seem to care about IT employees anymore. I

    Advice to Senior ManagementAsk IT employee if they are willing to take a cut pay. Keep more jobs in US instead of sending our jobs to India. Look into the entire company to cut the people are not doing good jobs. It's not fair for IT.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company, rollercoaster management

    Technical Specialist II (Former Employee) San Clemente, CA (US)

    ProsMade lots of friends, great benefits

    ConsGreat company management can be unpredictable.

    Advice to Senior ManagementConsistency

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Working for a utility in Southern California

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Irwindale, CA (US)

    ProsThe company has implemented some new programs to better the workplace environment and culture.

    ConsDepends on your position, but salaries are not what they should be for level of experience.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A young person's view of the company

    Financial Analyst III (Former Employee) Rosemead, CA (US)

    ProsNice people who have a lot of experience and will generally teach you a lot
    Company has great work-life balance, usually many opportunities to volunteer
    affinity groups are a nice way to meet new people
    Great pay
    Good values and culture: generally people take pride in working for the customers, their neighbors and friends and will work to keep the rates low

    ConsDeclining interesting projects, as solar encroaches on the grid, SCE's business model needs innovation
    Lack of advancement opportunities
    Low expectations lead to low engagement

    Advice to Senior ManagementFind ways for your employees to gain access to senior management, challenge them to go beyond work

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Software Engineer

    Software Engineer (Former Employee) Irwindale, CA (US)

    ProsThere is Work life balance

    ConsThe culture is challenging and set in its ways

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Diverse experience encompassing all areas of mechanical plant maintenance.

    Maintenance Planner Mechanical (Former Employee) San Clemente, CA (US)

    ProsGood benefits, opportunities for advancement.

    ConsThe company changed from the Edison family that valued each employee to a money making machine.

    Advice to Senior ManagementReturn to valuing each and every employee.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Internship

    Intern (Current Employee)

    ProsLots of professional experience in the power industry. They do things thoroughly and safely. A lot of intelligent hardworking people, and a few very good managers. If you do good work, and produce value you have very excellent job security, the power industry is quite stable.

    ConsSlow growth. Sometimes there is a lot of politics among managers. A lot of slack in the company with extra departments and middle management. They recently cleaned house and eliminated a lot of unnecessary employees.

    Moving up in the company can be a slow process, since it is a lifelong career

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the excellent quality and safety management but eliminate some of the bureaucracy

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Welcome to the glass ceiling!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsMany good employees! They want to do a good job and are loyal to Edison.

    ConsManagement view of women is retro to the 1960's. Be quiet and be subservient, you may escape the arbitrary judgement of upper management.
    Values are defined, but do not apply senior, illustrated on a daily basis.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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