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Utility Worker II (Former Employee) Denver, CO

ProsGood compensation, benefits and training. Job security.

ConsKind of a "good old boys" club. It definitely helps to know someone. Staff seems more concerned with following established policies and procedures than trying to improve. "If it ain't broke, don't fix it". Generally a conservative atmosphere which can be expected since it is a public utility.

Advice to Senior ManagementFoster and allow new ideas and solutions.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A decent place to work, good benefits, ok pay.

    Construction Project Inspector II (Current Employee) Denver, CO

    I have been working at Denver Water

    Pros: Decent Pay, overtime opetertunities, low expectations, a lot of freedom,… Cons: Little drive to advace. No rewards for excellence. Advice to Senior Management: Pay for performance could be extremely usefull. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    Okay, but seniority counts more than ability

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Denver, CO

    I have been working at Denver Water

    Pros: Decent working environment, supportive of continuing education, people are generally… Cons: Limited opportunities for advancement, many long-term employees (20 -30 years +) creates a "good old boy" network… Advice to Senior Management: You are on the right track in terms of trying to change how IT functions, but there is a lot of inertia… More

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