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Asplundh Reviews

Updated September 19, 2017
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Asplundh Chairman and CEO Christopher B. Asplundh
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Pros
  • steady work, good benefits and health insurance (in 6 reviews)

  • Good benefits, Compensation is comparably high to other contract planning groups (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Benefits are okay at best, hard/dangerous work for low pay (in 6 reviews)

  • The on call storm work can be an inconvenience (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Summer linesman job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very relaxed and can be a fun summer job.

    Cons

    Company is so big that you are just a piece a lot of the time.


  2. "Groundsman"

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    Current Employee - Groundsman in LaPorte, IN
    Current Employee - Groundsman in LaPorte, IN
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Asplundh full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It is a great place to work. It opens the door to electric side of utility companies

    Cons

    The on call storm work can be an inconvenience. Some equipment is outdated or could use replacing

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work and keep safety first.

  3. "enjoyment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Asplundh full-time

    Pros

    great place to work at

    Cons

    nothing to bad to say.


  4. "ISA Arborist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Entry level for someone looking to get into the industry, The hire just about anyone.

    Cons

    1/2 of the guys could not pass a drug test. Many did drugs while on the job, Drinking was common.

    Advice to Management

    Middle management oversight should be increased.


  5. "loved it"

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

    Pros

    great company who treats their employees with respect

    Cons

    nothing related to the company itself


  6. "What you make it"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Steady work, no layoffs

    Cons

    Work is somewhat dangerous which doesn't reflect in our pay

    Advice to Management

    NA


  7. "Regional Manager"

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    Former Employee - Regional Manager
    Former Employee - Regional Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Recognizes hard work and potential

    Cons

    Could improve education to employees

  8. "Foreman"

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    Former Employee - Foreman in Bartlesville, OK
    Former Employee - Foreman in Bartlesville, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Asplundh full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    This job gives you a broad set of skills...and those you can use over a period of years for many things

    Cons

    It's very hot and there are several poisonous plants

    Advice to Management

    Don't be such narcisists...lwt your guys show you their value


  9. "Better Than Some ..."

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    Current Employee - Flagger in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Flagger in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Not terribly hard or dangerous most of the time. Working conditions depend on the crews, and management.

    Cons

    Outdoor conditions, hours can vary depending on management practices, some locations can require long driving time.


  10. "Love my job. Outside working everyday. No tree is the same and no job can be overlooked. It is always challenging"

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    Current Employee - Journeyman in Alma, MI
    Current Employee - Journeyman in Alma, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Asplundh full-time

    Pros

    Outside everyday. Decent pay. It's always nice to know you work with people that have your back. You are as good as your management

    Cons

    Sometimes weather is bad. You have to be able to trust the people you are working around. It's all teamwork

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate you're guys


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