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"Supporting legacy appication being rewritten"

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Former Contractor - Contract Programmer in Omaha, NE
Former Contractor - Contract Programmer in Omaha, NE
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Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Northern Natural Gas as a contractor (More than a year)

Pros

Stable environment, very cautious in making changes

Cons

Adverse to change, difficult to get new stuff introduced

Advice to Management

Whne dealing with problems, look at systems issues in addition to personal faults

Other Employee Reviews for Northern Natural Gas

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    Current Employee - Parking Attendant in Al Garage (Morocco)
    Current Employee - Parking Attendant in Al Garage (Morocco)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Northern Natural Gas full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Covered parking. A benefit. Until you walk into building. Then its all downhill. Security watching with untrustfulness.

    Cons

    All about pleasing management. Uppers thrive on making themselves look good for their bosses. Trickle down torture.

    Advice to Management

    Stop the torture. Good people do not deserve your satisfaction for you to shine. No more birthday cards given by boss to act like they care. Sickening.


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    "Sr Operations & Maintenance Tech"

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    Current Employee - Senior O&M Tech
    Current Employee - Senior O&M Tech
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Northern Natural Gas full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very skilled, friendly and experienced local staff. Company is very willing to hire expert 3rd party contractors where and when needed. Company has no problem spending capital on needed tools and materials. Daily tailgate meeting keeps everyone well versed on recent and ongoing issues. Pay is above average for maintenance type work and on par with industry.

    Cons

    Benefits are somewhat below average (high deductible with HSA is only healthcare option). Prescription coverage requires a prior authorization for every prescription, even a change in dosage. Mid and upper level management seem to use the stick rather than the carrot approach though th I seems to be going by the wayside a bit as they retire and new blood is brought in. Bureaucracy is rampant and the owned a of the technician rather than office staff (very few administrative support staff for anything). Training system is extremely burdensome, time consuming, bureaucratic and arguably ineffective (people get fed up with the process and just start pencil whipping through it due to the ridiculously comprehensive nature of it all). There's a check sheet, document or procedure for everything and I mean EVERYTHING. All expenses, including travel are out of pocket then reimbursed (only if you have the proper documentation including receipts, prior authorization, complete arduous expense report). Far too many different business software and data entry systems that don't interact with each other. Punitive safety culture. Poor employee morale and outmoded culture. Offices outside of corporate centers are dumpy and depressing.

    Advice to Management

    Improve morale and culture. Vary wages based on cost of living per area. Update ERM software to streamline bureaucracy. Hire more admin support staff for field work. Update office facilities.

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