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3.5
Average Rating
(based on 9 United States Department of Energy Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.3
Growth Opportunities
2.5
People You Work With
4.0
Person You Work For
4.4
Rewards You Receive
3.4
Support You Get
3.4
Way You Work
3.5
Work Setting
3.4
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United States Department of Energy Employee
in Midwest, WY

"Worked on the drilling rig to start. Moved up quick and was offered a workover rig position with the same company, bouncing back and forth from the drilling rig to the work overs. Was offered a position as a Pumper/ Lease Operator after 2.5 years of working the rigs. Overall, a great company with good people."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
United States Department of Energy Employee
in Washington, DC
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

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Operations Supervisor
in Niskayuna, NY

What do you like about working at United States Department of Energy?

"Challenges of successful completion of treatment of water. Nuclear field (experienced). Ability to lead and teach others."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Very large company. Subcontracts most jobs. Temporary job (will end)."

What don't you like about working at United States Department of Energy?

"Ability to comply with the procedure at all times. Subcontractor management hinders site work, not aid it."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Listen to their people. Do the right thing when no one is watching (have integrity). Have respect for others and people is their number 1 asset."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Project Coordinator
in Washington, DC

What do you like about working at United States Department of Energy?

"mission - getting to do goodteam workinnovationscienceeducationworking with other inspired, motivated peoplehaving large scale impact"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"There is great opportunity to do good on a national scale - don't let the bureaucracy and somewhat oppressive culture get you down or stand in your way. You can make a better world here!"

What don't you like about working at United States Department of Energy?

"Bureaucracy - too many rules, way outdated, too many hoops to jump through to complete a project, even more obstacles to making internal improvements. Very poor communication within the Department, each group operating within isolated silos, making it hard to get things done."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Push for change to the bureaucracy and culture, to allow for improvement, efficiency, innovation."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Project Coordinator
in Washington, DC

What do you like about working at United States Department of Energy?

"missioninnovationteam workscienceinspired, motivated co-workersdoing good!"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Opportunity to do good- don't let culture get you down"

What don't you like about working at United States Department of Energy?

"stagnant bureaucracy= outdated, excessive rules= lost opportunitiesupward mobility difficult"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Change stagnant bureaucratic culture to allow improvement, innovation and efficiency."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Senior Subcontracts Administrator
in Las Vegas, NV

What do you like about working at United States Department of Energy?

"Challenge and diversity. Lots of organization and leadership capability required."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Less management reporting requirements on a daily basis to allow managers to work closer with their teams."

What don't you like about working at United States Department of Energy?

"Micro management of managers who run departments was unproductive and stressful."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Less reporting requirements for department managers on a daily basis allowing managers to work with their team members more carefully."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Java Developer

"Great hours, environment hostile toward contract workers, dev work is fun"

What do you like about working at United States Department of Energy?

"The work hours, the work itself is fun, have great latitude in frameworks and design and doing what I love, coding and designing"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Work hours are great.Accept DOE do things because that's the way we have always doen thingsAccept DOE employees are unwilling to work as a team and do not like to be questioned.Accept DOE is unwilling to learn and improve technologies or indiviual skills."

What don't you like about working at United States Department of Energy?

"Hostile envrionment towards contract workers. No willingness to learn, improve and move forward with technologies. No team work/co-operation. Employee skill sets limited and not willing to learn new things and improve skill sets."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"IT developers need to be exicted about and willing to learn new technoligies, methodologies and processes. Need to foster a can-do attitude while working within a team setting to move the business forward."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Contractor
in Oak Ridge, TN
Person You Work For 3.8 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.6 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.9 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4.6 / 5
Senior Program Manager
in Oakland, CA
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Office Automation Clerk

"Job assignment was fulfilling and brought new knowledge."

Risk Management Specialist
in Washington, DC

"Great science policy internship meeting politicians and policy makers."

What do you like about working at United States Department of Energy?

"Travelling and meeting students from different backgrounds"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Develop interest for government work"

What don't you like about working at United States Department of Energy?

"Government innefficiency"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Reduce staff"

Civil Engineer
in Las Vegas, NV

"The government was good to me."

What do you like about working at United States Department of Energy?

"The number of projects and the level of independence given to me."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be completely honest in disclosing what is asked; they will find out (it is the government after all)."

What don't you like about working at United States Department of Energy?

"Over time, the internal strife and professional jealously shown by those who had no relevance to the department in which I worked."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"In short - be definitive in determining promotions. Either it is based on merit or seniority."

Technical Support Specialist
in Germantown, MD

"Good place."

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