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ATCO Reviews

Updated September 20, 2017
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ATCO President, CEO and Director ATCO and Canadian Utilities Nancy C. Southern
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  • Corporate culture, management, human resources (don't even get me started on what a worthless group that is) (in 4 reviews)

  • However, the reality is that business operations are what matters and will always trump everything else (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Atco/ nissan"

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    Current Employee - Parts Inspector in Smyrna, TN
    Current Employee - Parts Inspector in Smyrna, TN

    Pros

    Laid back. No constant pressure.

    Cons

    Low pay. If youre in the bosy side of the plant youll be really dirty. Trim goes home early often


  2. "Atco production supervisor flexible ducts"

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    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ATCO full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good schedule, friendly people in upper management

    Cons

    Quality control and production levels are unrealistic

    Advice to Management

    None

  3. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Editor in Calgary, TX
    Current Employee - Editor in Calgary, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ATCO full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Small company; a lot of visibility; free healthcare and life insurance
    Easy access to middle management; flexible scheduling and work/life balance

    Cons

    Not much opportunity for growth; difficult to have views of employees considered by senior management

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees


  4. "Full time employee"

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    Current Employee - Electrical Technologist in Slave Lake, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Electrical Technologist in Slave Lake, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at ATCO full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, good pay, good equipment, lots of great employees

    Cons

    lots of red tape and communication are lacking a lot.

    Advice to Management

    Lister to the front line staff and showing some recognition sometimes would help


  5. "Corporate Finance Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at ATCO full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Big organization and an interesting industry

    Cons

    No growth opportunities and no coaching


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Declining quality"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good salary for administrative work. Benefit packages are flexible and can be considerable. Employees can purchase company shares to which the company also contributes.

    Cons

    Corporate culture has declined significantly in the last few years. Resources and support from management are lacking. A lot of employees are unsure of job security and with the job cuts in the last few years, are understaffed and overworked.

    Advice to Management

    Communication needs significant improvement.


  7. "Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    There is lots of down time to explore new projects which they support.

    Cons

    Management is not empowered to make decisions. Approval for most items is required from VP or higher.

    Advice to Management

    Empower managers to avoid back up of tasks to allow for better project planning and less "hurry up and wait" false urgency.

  8. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager
    Current Employee - Senior Manager
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at ATCO full-time

    Pros

    Global company that offers movement

    Cons

    Compensation is below the sector mean


  9. "Getting better"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Better decisions, better planning, more inclusive, getting better at listening to practice leads.

    Cons

    Poor communications, average project planning and development.

    Advice to Management

    Build more inclusive teams.


  10. "Supply Chain Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ATCO full-time

    Pros

    interesting work and career opportunities

    Cons

    nothing extraordinary to share right now

    Advice to Management

    nothing to share right now


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