PCM Services SARCOM

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PCM Services SARCOM Reviews

Updated February 13, 2015
Updated February 13, 2015
51 Reviews
2.5
51 Reviews
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18 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • As someone else put here "the privilege of geting a paycheck" pretty much sums it up (in 5 reviews)

  • the privilege of getting a paycheck (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • The upper management is basically a joke (in 4 reviews)

  • The good old boys network at the VP levels, they always looked for someone to blame (in 3 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Okay experience, they do pay for getting your certification if required by the client

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PCM Services SARCOM

    Pros

    Nothing to rave about, they will sell you to the client.

    Cons

    No training, no warning when contract with client is up.

    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Fast-paced field work performing refresh service and replacing devices for NYC Chase banks.

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    Former Contractor - Field Technician in New York, NY
    Former Contractor - Field Technician in New York, NY

    I worked at PCM Services SARCOM as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Independent work assigments you can choose to accept. So so hourly pay rate of $20-$25/hr.

    Cons

    No opportunity for growth, not enough hours of work provided (usually less than 30hrs

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Glass Ceiling

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PCM Services SARCOM

    Pros

    THey provide Unlimited overtime for hourly employees because there isnt anyone else to do it.

    Cons

    They DO NOT PRomote from within. Management doesn't utilize employees full potential and employees often leave as due to the churn and burn scenario.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Deployment

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    Current Employee - Deployment Technician
    Current Employee - Deployment Technician

    I have been working at PCM Services SARCOM full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The company has Good Pay

    Cons

    Hard to get a hold of Management

  6.  

    Field Technician

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    Current Employee - IT Field Tech in El Segundo, CA
    Current Employee - IT Field Tech in El Segundo, CA

    I have been working at PCM Services SARCOM full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The company has extremely friendly people. Everyone I have worked with were professional and knew their job duties.

    Cons

    Working outside the office can have its downsides. Many times there have been internal job openings, but I wasn't informed about them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Truthfully, I have nothing negative to say. My advice to management is only to keep doing what you've been doing. Its been great so far working for PCM!

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Onsite Full Time Plus Long After Hours From Home

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    Current Employee - Telecommunications Engineer in Lewis Center, OH
    Current Employee - Telecommunications Engineer in Lewis Center, OH

    I have been working at PCM Services SARCOM (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    A stepping stone to a bigger opportunity

    Cons

    Onsite 8-9 hour day and another 4 to 5 hours work from home the same day. No Personal Life!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please have qualified backups so lead engineers can have some time off.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    RN

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PCM Services SARCOM

    Pros

    Clients are great, flexibility, pay is good.

    Cons

    They will cut your hours with no reason or explanation, a lot of their clients don't even need the service but they expect you to basically lie in the documentation to keep clients qualified. Their orientation process is non existent, very little communication, you just get hired, given a case with short history of the client and tasks to complete when you get to the home and after that you are on your own. I don't know about upper management because I have never seen them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get it together, you need to be your name. ..Professional!

  9.  

    Deadend Job

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Desktop Support in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Desktop Support in Chicago, IL

    I worked at PCM Services SARCOM full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Place to work and learn .

    Cons

    Low pay for the amount of work .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase pay

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Consultant at large company, typical experience

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    Former Contractor - Senior Consultant in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Contractor - Senior Consultant in Cincinnati, OH

    I worked at PCM Services SARCOM as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Easy to work with staff, nice quarterly social gatherings to meet others that work for other clients.

    Cons

    Limited ability to place contractors at other clients when an engagement completed. No bench time available between contracts. Limited ability for training or working toward technical certification.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Ok, But lacking direction

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PCM Services SARCOM

    Pros

    Good Experience, and decent pay for entry level IT position. Get to experience a multitude of clients.

    Cons

    No training regiment, If you are good at your job you get stuck with more work, hands down. The people who are struggling either get fired and replaced or get to sit there and do nothing all day for the same pay.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a look at your teams, and praise or give incentives to showcase talents, or atleast recognize the things people do already instead of taking advantage of them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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