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Altaquip Reviews

Updated November 25, 2017
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Pros
  • People out in field were good to work with (in 2 reviews)

  • Pay was ok for 40 hours of work, techs were great to work with (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • Extremely long hours and unreasonable expectations (in 6 reviews)

  • Very top heavy pay for management and upper management, etc (in 5 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Service Center Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Altaquip full-time

    Pros

    Room to grow in the company

    Cons

    Lean crew; long work days

    Advice to Management

    Don't let the good employees get away


  2. "Not worth the trouble"

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    Current Employee - Administrative in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Administrative in Cincinnati, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Altaquip full-time

    Pros

    The "working class" associated are great.

    Cons

    Management is so far removed from the real issues.

    Advice to Management

    Value your employees. Pay them what they deserve.

  3. "No longer in business"

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    Former Employee - Service Center Manager in Chehalis, WA
    Former Employee - Service Center Manager in Chehalis, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Altaquip full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay for the stress

    Cons

    No longer in business in WA


  4. "Great Boss"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Altaquip full-time

    Pros

    Worked for a great boss

    Cons

    None None None None None

    Advice to Management

    None


  5. "Tech"

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    Former Employee - Tech in Youngwood, PA
    Former Employee - Tech in Youngwood, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Altaquip full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Going home was the best part.

    Cons

    Going to work in the morning and having to look at a clueless manager

    Advice to Management

    Manager and Assistant managers need to find another job. They have no idea what they are doing. Manager can't even start a mower.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Altaquip full-time

    Pros

    Great hours, strong techs, travel.

    Cons

    Ok pay, minimal benefits, irratic work

    Advice to Management

    Stick to what you know and build on those


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Administrative Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Specialist in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Administrative Specialist in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Management was always willing to help you in anything that you needed, whether it was work related or not.

    Cons

    not too much overtime

    Altaquip Response

    May 22, 2017 – Human Resources Manager

    Thank you for taking the time to write these comments. We are striving to promote these behaviors in all our management team.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Parts"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Altaquip full-time

    Pros

    Good management,employees,flexibility through company

    Cons

    Benefits,hot/cold conditions,no pay increases

    Advice to Management

    N/A

    Altaquip Response

    May 10, 2017 – Human Resources Manager

    Thank you for your comments - Both Pros and Cons.
    We are constantly striving to improve all areas of our Company.
    Benefits are re-evaluated and adjusted on a regular basis to remain more than... More


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Too much B.S. and not enough professionalism."

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    Former Employee - Delivery Driver in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Delivery Driver in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Altaquip full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The hourly pay is adequate at best. 4 day work week.

    Cons

    Extremely long hours. No benefits. 30 min break deducted from pay even if there's no time to take it. Services a home improvement customer that disrespectful and unprofessional.

    Advice to Management

    Practice what you preach. Don't ask drivers to do what you wouldn't. Lead by example.
    Know the realities of performing this job. Don't b.s. employees.

    Altaquip Response

    May 10, 2017 – Human Resources Manager

    We value our employees and their feedback. If someone is not allowed time to take scheduled break, this should, and will, be addressed immediately.
    We do not condone or tolerate disrespectful or... More


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Altaquip (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    People out in field were good to work with.

    Cons

    No support center. Only one area manger was great to work with. Rest of the support people need to be removed.

    Advice to Management

    Start with a new group of people that care about the employees.

    Altaquip Response

    May 10, 2017 – Human Resources Manager

    Thank you for your comments.
    We have made many changes at Altaquip. Some of these include new management group and support personnel with a more positive, upbeat attitude and open door policy. We... More


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