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EchoStar Reviews

Updated January 7, 2018
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EchoStar President, CEO, and Director Michael T. Dugan
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Pros
  • Work life balance, people, decent pay (in 26 reviews)

  • Best work environment and best company to work for (in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management does not really care for the smaller employees (in 21 reviews)

  • Little bit better health benefits (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Company Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing Company to work for

    Cons

    There are no Cons to work here


  2. "decent work and pay for the skills required, dangerous"

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    Former Employee - Field Service Technician in Elkridge, MD
    Former Employee - Field Service Technician in Elkridge, MD
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    4 day work week, lots of stress free driving time, some spare time to do odd chores/shopping, big company, vacation and sick time, decent benefits

    Cons

    dangerous rooftop work in MD. most times by yourself. fiberglass ladders are very heavy, managers may make less than the field techs

  3. "good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at EchoStar full-time

    Pros

    good environment , good wide range of technology used

    Cons

    did not find anything bad


  4. "Disappointing"

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

    I worked at EchoStar full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    People are generally good. That's all the good I feel comfortable saying about this abomination of a company.

    Cons

    Management is atrocious and only cares about themselves. They talk a lot, but never follow through.

    Advice to Management

    Quit please, just go away.


  5. "Engineer I"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at EchoStar full-time

    Pros

    Good company to work in. Great atmosphere.

    Cons

    Feels undercompensated for the most part.


  6. "Great entry customer service"

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    Former Employee - Bilingual Customer Service Representative in Thornton, CO
    Former Employee - Bilingual Customer Service Representative in Thornton, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at EchoStar (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Training is good, fun work environment, potlucks, bonuses and full-time work.

    Cons

    No set schedule, your schedule can change every three months.

    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "Don't."

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

    I worked at EchoStar full-time

    Pros

    Will probably value every other employer more after having worked here

    Cons

    Churn for my dept. exceeded 100 pct YTD frequently.

  8. "Not a Healthy Work Environment"

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

    I worked at EchoStar full-time

    Pros

    Paycheck, insurance and free popcorn...

    Cons

    Company culture is lame, no team spirit; gossip and drama are tolerated.

    Advice to Management

    Open your eyes.


  9. "an ok company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cheyenne, WY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cheyenne, WY
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Interesting work, good coworkers, management interested in you, nice to live in small town with close-by outdoor activities

    Cons

    minimum benefits package, barely adequate compared to other professional companies


  10. "A good company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at EchoStar full-time

    Pros

    Company worked hard to offer competitive packages

    Cons

    Colorado group seems to have less strategic work

    Advice to Management

    Competitive compensation


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