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Under-resourced, but improving

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at ATCO

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Hard-working people. Good pay and benefits. Systems are improving and the new owners are investing in the company, which should see it turn around in a few years time.

Cons

Frustrating trying to get runs on the board - many underlying processes are broken. Absence of team building, lack of team spirit.

Advice to Management

Invest in some administrative staff and buy your staff a beer once in a while.

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    ATCO I-Tek Manager

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    Former Employee - Internal IT Manager to Client Companies
    Former Employee - Internal IT Manager to Client Companies

    I worked at ATCO full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Stable, good benefits, good office locations

    Cons

    Command & Control mentality from management, micro-managers, to many lifers with 25x1 years experiejnce, limted opportunities for progression, very old school mentality, no idea what 'cost competitive' means - similar to most large utilities.

    Advice to Management

    Concentrate on hiring from external companies, and not other utilities. Foster change - not just doing the same and following the dinosaurs.

  2. Great Experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at ATCO full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Money, great benifits. Most people are very good to work with.
    Our holidays are excellent and it's a great work environment.

    Cons

    Not much to say for cons. Need more experienced workers with all the retirements happening.

    Advice to Management

    I personally love the new companies ATCO is getting into. Nancy Southern is a very smart lady. I feel some managers need to become more organized though.

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