VA Tech Wabag Reviews

Updated July 9, 2015
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  1. water treatment

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Resident Engineer in Calcutta (India)
    Current Employee - Resident Engineer in Calcutta (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    It is one of best MNC

    Cons

    You can learn anything ,based on your interest

    Advice to Management

    Nil


  2. decent

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good workplace, good learning environment.

    Cons

    Could improve the workplace timings

    Advice to Management

    None at the moment


  3. Favouritism to wards of department heads

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at VA Tech Wabag full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Local chennai crowd.lot of people from my local community area: mambalam, tambaram which is good because this indicates that management wants to hire local manpower and restrict inflow of non chennai crowd in the company ,something which i admire from the bottom of my heart.This creates a very friendly and homely environment for local people like us because we always have our colleagues to support us when we are not able to give excellent results.So cheers to senior management for this noble mindset.

    Cons

    Extremely low pay packages.The Human Resource expect freshers to work for free for the company , a thinking at the top which was told to me by the HR head himself.After hours of negotiations the company agreed to pay me ten thousand rupees per month. Lot of favouritism is shown to children of heads of departments.Sometimes the management hires children of people who are heading their marketing and engineering departments and don't hold them accountable for any solid results.These wards of senior managers travel on free tours to Manila and Europe financed by the company before they leave for their MBA etc.This doesn't bring any value and only sends discouraging signals to local talent from chennai.

    Advice to Management

    Please stop hiring wards of managers who are heading your engineering dept.This sends a signal of nepotism creeping in the company and brings down the morale of bright engineers like us from chennai whom you hire after a very competitive selection process.


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    So far so good

    • Work/Life Balance
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    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at VA Tech Wabag full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Better place to work for Engineers who are interested in EPC and water treatment industry

    Cons

    Please avoid joining if your not passionate enough in Water Business


  6. RO & UTILITY OPERATOR

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    Current Employee - Plant Operator in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Plant Operator in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

     Worked as an (O&M) Operator in VA TECH WABAG LTD. (CMWSSB, 100 MLD Desalination Plant Nemmeli Chennai.) From May 2013 to December 2014.

    Cons

     Maintenance of rotating equipments Planning of monthly and yearly shutdown jobs  Closely monitoring of critical equipments daily by LLF method


  7. Good

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good working environment, friendly people to work with

    Cons

    remunerations are not very attractive


  8. opinion of current employee

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at VA Tech Wabag full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Chennai based water treatment company which gives good opportunities if someone is from local areas. So good option to start earning if one doesn't have a job in Chennai. I did mechanical engineering from top college in Chennai and worked for 12 years in Chennai with a pump manufacturer and the human resources executives were very encouraging and nice to hire me. Lot of Chennai crowd so I felt at home.

    Cons

    very poor salaries Poor middle management and some very bad managers in municipal group

    Advice to Management

    management should not hire managers from competitors at high salaries. This doesn't send good message to their old employees who have spent 15-20 years faithfully with the company.


  9. Terrible GET Experience

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - GET in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - GET in Chennai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    I would say bit flexible on site. you can do as per your interest.

    Cons

    Random posting of GETs on site Horrible site conditions. Job not much challenging Same task given to ET/GET/DET Be prepared to get less salary after your training period

    Advice to Management

    1-GETs profile should be defined before sending to the site. 2-Site conditions can be improved 3-After the site training when the GET joins office, he get less pay as increment is less than the site allowance .


  10. Project engineer taking care of project management

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great work culture; One can take up good responsibilities and exhibit his or her talents

    Cons

    Salary structure needs to seen


  11. Excellent

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Recommends

    I worked at VA Tech Wabag full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Exposure, Good Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Low Salary. Poor middle management



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