Con Edison of New York

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Con Edison of New York Reviews

Updated 28 January, 2015
Updated 28 January, 2015
125 Reviews
3.7
125 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance - depends on your department, but to be envied (in 8 reviews)

  • Important work, opportunities to work in different areas, good benefits (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • has left a lingering of mistrust which has never really been dealt with or acknowledged by upper management (in 6 reviews)

  • Can have very little work/life balance (in 3 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineering Supervisor in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Engineering Supervisor in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York

    Pros

    Hard working workforce. Good Money.

    Cons

    Work life balance could be better

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Flexible hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    B- Mach.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - B - Mach in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - B - Mach in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York

    Pros

    very good operation many options the benefits are very good with many options to choose from the on the job training is second to none.

    Cons

    some of the dept. are like a high school , if your not carefull with some people you could be a marked person

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do not rely on water cooler talk to judge a person,he should be judged by his work performance and ethics not by a person with issues that make up falsehoods to try an make themselves look better

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Very solid stable company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Inspector in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Inspector in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York full-time

    Pros

    The skills you receive here are great along with good pay. Plenty of advancement opportunities, and pretty good benefits.

    Cons

    Brand new people coming off the street to supervise highly skilled positions.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Interesting and technical work. Opportunity to work in many different areas. Very secure and paid education. Beginning to get a little more flexible.

    Cons

    Old fashioned approach to many issues. Beginning to get more flexible but not evenly applied. Needs more ways to attract and retain young folks.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More communication.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent opportunity to grow

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Specialist in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Specialist in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York

    Pros

    Career opportunities are excellent.

    Cons

    Insurance is expensive and not enough paid vacation offered

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Challenging and rewarding.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Con Edison of New York full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, good people to work with and great schedule.

    Cons

    Not too many cons I can think of. The move from hourly to management positions could be streamlined.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the employees that work the deck plates and in the streets more. Some good ideas are just waiting to make the job easier for everybody.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Decent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunity for advancement. Office location.

    Cons

    Benefits declining. Low salary. Value length of employment more than quality of work.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    On of the most stable companies to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Stability
    Great quality of life
    Great people
    Great Diversity
    Great working environment
    Diversity in Career offerings
    Great benefits

    Cons

    Low salary curve
    No flexibility with snow days

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure you negotiate a good salary and good vacation package on your way in.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Con Edison of New York

    Pros

    - Good people at Con Ed

    Cons

    - Bad commute into the city

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reward creativity

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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