ACS Services Reviews

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Patrick L. Welker
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at ACS Services full-time (More than 5 years)


    Prior to being purchased by Black Box Network Services, this company had a small family feel, but had a thriving active business. Folks in the Austin location worked well together. Employees were expected to work hard and be efficient, smart, and business saavy. But they were rewarded with 1/2 day paid Fridays sometimes, BBQs on site, Christmas parties with free food and flex work schedules.


    Post purchase by Black Box, employees are now just a commodity and number. Team atmosphere has disappeared and so have the luxuries of a small company. Corporate is pretty far removed from day to day operations and impose restrictions that do not fit the original business model.

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    Cable Tech Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at ACS Services (Austin, TX) in January 2008.


    Asked about job experience.... Who you have worked for.

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    They hire a lot of temps with no knowledge of the job

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Headquarters Austin, TX
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1999
Type Company - Private
Industry Telecommunications
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Competitors MasTec, Dycom, SASCO

The ABCs for ACS Dataline include the design, installation, testing, and maintenance of data network infrastructure, primarily for large businesses. ACS Dataline also provides complete system documentation. The company is focusing on serving businesses that operate in multiple locations across the US; customers include IBM, Motorola, and computer-maker Dell. Founded in 1985 as ACS Communications by former chairman Robby Sawyer, the company expanded by acquiring ICG Fiber Optic Technologies, an installer of fiber-optic cable systems. Equity firm Behrman Capital controls ACS ... More

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