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Field personnel and most in the office are great to work with and are very personable.

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Former Employee - Field Technician  in  Austin, TX
Former Employee - Field Technician in Austin, TX

I worked at Severn Trent Services

Pros

Excellent field personnel who are easy to work with
Good benefits

Cons

Poor Communication
To many managers
Poor raises and no bonuses

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Improve communication and don't forget who gets the work done.

No opinion of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    An okay place to work, but not a place for the ambitious

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Colmar, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colmar, PA

    I have been working at Severn Trent Services

    Pros

    The employees are good natured and committed. The facilities are generally well maintained and safely operated. The organizations operating income is quite stable due to the nature of the primary business.

    Cons

    Management is fickle and talks out of both sides of their mouth. The organization has an aggressive growth plan, but they do not staff or invest appropriately to support their ambitions in addition to being risk averse. In contrast to the growth ambition, the organization has a business plan that focuses on near-term profit rather than long term growth. Opportunities for professional growth and advancement in the organization are limited. Many employees are past their prime and a succession plan is not evident.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Planning and investment is imperative to the long term success of the organization.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    fine until the UK parent company took over

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    Former Employee - Senior Engineer  in  Colmar, PA
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Colmar, PA

    I worked at Severn Trent Services

    Pros

    good products that are solidly built

    Cons

    bad management: tried to enforce the UK culture on an american company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    get some competent people and treat them right.

    Doesn't Recommend
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