- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at Sempra Energy full-time (more than 5 years)Pros
Lots of autonomy to do what was needed. Pays well but not brilliantly, but they make you feel valued in other ways.
Some really smart and well informed people in management and projects
Big plus - the company has embraced a culture of ethics, though full transparency is maybe a little further away.
Genuine collaborative and consensus building environment , but see mote under cons about the limitations of thisCons
Too many meetings - sometimes I felt that we were having meetings just to discuss what would be discussed at the next meeting.
Limited upward mobility
Consensus driven approach sometimes felt like everyone from the janitor upwards wanted to be involved in the decision but no one wanted to take the responsibility of making the decisionAdvice to ManagementAdvice
Don't change too much, but encourage decision making and the risks that go with thatRecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied through other source. The process took 4+ weeks – interviewed at Sempra Energy.Interview Details
Very intense; peer review with multiple interviewers
Drug Test, check references, and DMV.
Background checks, called around.
Lots of very detailed technical questions.
Also minor Medical examination.
The company later reorganized and I got transferred to a new department with very different work.Interview Questions
Negotiation Detailsbargain for initial vacation and got it.Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
- What is referential Integrity View Answer
Sempra Energy isn't joining the Marines, but it is faithful to making money in utility markets in the US and around the world. In the US Sempra distributes natural gas to some 6.6 million customers and electricity to 1.4 million customers through its Southern California Gas (SoCalGas) and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) utilities. Unregulated subsidiaries include Sempra Pipelines & Storage, Sempra Generation, and Sempra LNG, which have global energy projects and serve power and gas customers (mainly in Latin America). Sempra Energy companies serve 26 million consumers...