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Great Company
Gas Turbine Operator (Former Employee) –  Rising Sun, MDSeptember 19, 2018
I worked under an O/M contract with ConEdison. Company was great with all the benifits you could ask for and up to 20 percent bonus yearly. Great place to work. .
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5.0
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Fun learning environment, great flexibility with school schedule
Engineering Co-op (Current Employee) –  Brooklyn, NYSeptember 6, 2018
Overall, this was the best internship experience I have had in my time at college. Lots to learn and amazing people to help you along the way. The supervisors and managers are nice and always try to keep me busy with challenging work. Make sure you know Excel, as an intern that will be your most used tool.
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3.0
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productive and fun workplace
PC LAN Support (Former Employee) –  New York, NYAugust 28, 2018
Daily tasks began with going into the building to clock in and sit at our desk. the IT room was divided with General IT staff and IT staff just for execs. General IT staff members do 90 percent of the foot work as the general company is larger than the executives in the building so if you land a job supporting the execs. you will have a wonderful life. other wise its above average work with a lot of very smart people and fun friendly management. we do natural disaster training/planning for power outages and major storms etc. great professional place but sometimes can be overwhelming. overall its very fast paced so you will never feel bored. i certainly liked the management staff and IT dept and the programmers. besides that it can feel like a public building on the ground floor.
Pros
Nice 14th street location
Cons
No parking access at all in area
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5.0
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Great place to work
Mechanic A (Former Employee) –  New York, NYAugust 19, 2018
Coned treats there people right. You have to find the right department to work for. Everyone I worked with was like family, you really get to know your co workers. Even the bosses are like family
Pros
Benefits are good. Time off
Cons
Long hours. Emergency work
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5.0
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Specialist (Former Employee) –  4 Irving PlaceAugust 14, 2018
In all Con Edison is a great company to work for. They give so many incentives, such as tuition reimbursement. They have a facility dedicated to training their employees. Several departments within the company to aid their employees in personal and career manners. Unfortunately, like many other companies, they have a few managers who believe they own the company and treat their employees in an unfair manner with the protection of company policies. Energy Services has a corrupted manager who is known for creating hostile environments and eventually terminating the employee. Be careful of some departments, they have old school managers although the CEO promotes diversity and inclusion.
Pros
Salary, Benifits
Cons
Old school managers
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5.0
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Excellent
Customer Field/ Representative Collections (Former Employee) –  Bronx, NYAugust 14, 2018
Very good company to work for. They offer on site training at their Learning Center, plenty of opportunity for growth. Lot's of over time and safe work environment
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4.0
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Good job, but not for everyone
Distribution A. Mechanic (Former Employee) –  New York, NYAugust 13, 2018
culture of safety, union job, good benefits. Hardest part of the job was working outside and stressful working conditions. Managemnt was different in different departments.
Pros
union
Cons
poor management styles
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A typical day at work
Executive Assistant to Vice President (Current Employee) –  New York, NYAugust 7, 2018
I assist with meeting scheduling and am currently working on a special project. What I have learned is that Con Edison will train you for any position within the company so you can gain knowledge as you work.
Pros
Good location
Cons
No recommendations for promotion
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5.0
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Conedison
Engineering Aid Temporary (Current Employee) –  New York, NYAugust 3, 2018
Great company with a great benefits, great management, the interview was great. I am looking for a full time job as an Electrical Engineer in utility field or a contractor supporting the utility
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3.0
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Projductive
Project Engineer Scheduler (Former Employee) –  New York, NYAugust 2, 2018
The engineering, procurement, and construction schedules were challenging and detailed. The earn value system was educational and informative to understand where a project stood at a certain time.
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3.0
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horrible place
Mechanic B (Former Employee) –  Queens, NYJuly 31, 2018
don't do it, cut throat co workers are not nice, supervisors are even worse. union is terrible and the work environment is stressful. I spent 4 long years there..
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4.0
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exsiting
Senior Field Operator (Former Employee) –  New York, NYJuly 29, 2018
on the job training from a genereal utility worker
to a B machanic to a job A machanic \you have a better understanding of electric & hi voltage safety , first aid.
Pros
long days
Cons
short & demanding planty of overtime
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5.0
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Good Place to Work
ENGINEERING CO-OP (Former Employee) –  New York, NYJuly 29, 2018
Good Working culture and very friendly colleagues. A great exposure to diverse fields and supportive seniors help you gain knowledge and experience about the utility operations.
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Great company
Inspector (Current Employee) –  Bronx, NYJuly 25, 2018
Grateful for my job with the company. I wouldn’t trade this in for anything. Always treated right and earn my money. Made great friends and learned so much.
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4.0
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Good first job/stepping stone for advancement
Junior Designer (Current Employee) –  Bronx, NYJuly 25, 2018
Getting a job through the Union gives job security and great benefits, with the ability to advance or move into management. The work isn't always exciting however, unless you really enjoy your position - it can be repetitive and boring at times, but you can move around every two years if you'd like and apply to new positions in the company.

Being a large company though, you run into some inefficiency since changes to procedures/work flow has to be approved and run through all the higher management levels, so it's an annoyingly long/complicated process to make seemingly simple changes.

It is a good company to start at to get some initial experience from a reputable energy company.
Pros
401K with company match, pension, stock program, health/vision/dental/life insurance, paid vacation and maternity/paternity leave
Cons
Work is repetitive/boring at times, company inefficiencies due to size
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3.0
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Claims Investigator/Administrative Assistant (Current Employee) –  Brooklyn, NYJuly 19, 2018
Con Edisons management employees should stop micromanaging their staff and exhibit tactics that will bring more production, motivation and an overall better work environment. Also being that the facilities are not the cleanest working from home should be an option for staff members with respiratory issues.
Pros
Salary
Cons
No flexibility
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4.0
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Great Company for Growth If Desired
Procurement Specialist (Current Employee) –  New York, NYJuly 18, 2018
Con Edison is definitely a place where an individual can grow and make an impact if that is a goal. Although navigating politics is a must-have skill, the company isn't very bad and provides its employees with a fair work/life balance.
Pros
Flex Time, Work From Home, Discounts, Pension
Cons
Politics, insufficient processes, too many meetings
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3.0
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No work/life balance
Bilingual Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) –  New York, NYJuly 15, 2018
Even your bathroom use is timed. Last minute notice Mandatory overtime during busy seasons. Every single thing you do is monitored. And you better not get sick or you’re getting written up
Pros
Good pay
Cons
Too many
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5.0
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Big utility company with a lot of opportunities
Survey Technician (Current Employee) –  New York, NYJuly 13, 2018
I have recently started working for this company. So far everything is going great, I like what I am doing. Learning new things everyday. It also gives me the possibility to work with other professions which is very nice.
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4.0
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Productive and allowed you to help satisfy customers and build stronger network.
Field tech II (Team Lead) (AM-PM) (Former Employee) –  Bronx, NYJuly 12, 2018
A typical day at work depends on the environment, the weather, the place, and the customers being home or acknowledging what we are there to do at the work site. You learn to help consumers and educate them on energy efficiency. The work place is set up with a small crew along with a Team Lead(field tech II) who manages the crew and installations by crew who is there to survey and retrofit apartments in residential buildings based all over NYC. Because site change daily all over NYC, The hardest part of the job is getting to the work site using public transportation or other ways of travel. However, The best part of the job and most enjoyable part of it is satisfying customers and educating them on different things they can do to lower energy usage and be more energy efficient.
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