United Technologies

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United Technologies Reviews

Updated August 20, 2014
Updated August 20, 2014
186 Reviews

3.0
186 Reviews
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United Technologies Chairman & CEO Louis R. Chênevert
Louis R. Chênevert
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Pay is good and great benefits also they have employee scholar program (in 15 reviews)

  • Employee scholar program is great (in 15 reviews)


Cons
  • All business units operate autonomously so no chance to collaborate with others (in 9 reviews)

  • Communication with upper management wasn't always clear (in 7 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good company, solid benefits

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    At UTC there are good people to work with. There are many opportunities to move laterally and gain a wide breadth of experience.

    Cons

    Compensation is not competitive. Consolidations of UTC businesses create confusion and add frustration to workplace.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leverage your talent and take time to train your people.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior IT Auditor  in  Farmington, CT
    Current Employee - Senior IT Auditor in Farmington, CT

    Pros

    Diverse working environment, opportunities to move from one business unit to another, Good pay

    Cons

    Frequent layoffs for some of the business areas

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    IT Project Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager  in  Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Hartford, CT

    Pros

    Best company to work for. Bright future ahead.

    Cons

    No clarity on promotion
    Staff aug everywhere even when they say it's not it is what it is

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make promotion process more transparent

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Go for it if you enjoy working for "the man"!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Farmington, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Farmington, CT

    Pros

    A nice office work environment.

    Cons

    Remember this is corporate. Don't expect to be treated with respect or a human being. The goal is to cut costs wherever possible. You are ALWAYS expendable.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Advice is wasted on those who've already sold their soul.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Large Company, Several Opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - BOM Analyst  in  Duluth, GA
    Current Employee - BOM Analyst in Duluth, GA

    Pros

    High pay and great benefits

    Cons

    My division is downsizing and will be only operating from one location which is located in another state.

    Recommends
  7.  

    Not too bad

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    steady pay, opportunity for education, plenty of overtime

    Cons

    lack of advancement, too much overtime, not always willing to promote from within

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great work experience with just enough pay and a conservative culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst  in  Hartford, CT
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Hartford, CT

    Pros

    - Great work experience, able to gaun alot of valuable experience in the finance field
    - Room for growth within the company if you work extremely hard

    Cons

    - Very conservative culture, comapany is not very forward thinking
    - Company pays just enough to keep you around

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Communicate with analysts to keep them informed on what is happening with certain projects
    - Try harder to inspire and motivate your employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    If you like being pigeon-holed...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great benefits, Great benefits, and Great benefits

    Cons

    Potential for career growth is limited

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create a business model where employees can flourish and not hinder the career objectives.

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

    Great experience for family and work balance

    Former Employee - Staff Engineer/Scientist, Research Engineering  in  Stratford, CT
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer/Scientist, Research Engineering in Stratford, CT

    Pros

    Great support for continuing education

    Cons

    Compensation may seem competitive when compared with other companies in the Aerospace Industry, however, it is not competitive versus High Tech companies

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make compensation more competitive with other tech companies not just Aerospace

  11.  

    Great place!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Compliance Analyst  in  Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Compliance Analyst in Minneapolis, MN

    Pros

    The people I worked with are professional, and by that I mean not only in their knowledge and skills, but in their demeanor. They are helpful to a fault, and take the considerable time it takes to bring a new employee up to speed.

    Cons

    I have to put five words here, but there are none.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give everyone in Compliance a big raise!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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