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Level 3 Communications Reviews

Updated July 26, 2017
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Pros
  • laid back environment , work/life balance (in 52 reviews)

  • Matching 401k and good benefits (in 71 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance is questionable (in 46 reviews)

  • Decisions are made by upper management regardless off direct management feedback (in 37 reviews)

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  1. "NOC Technician"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - NOC Technician in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - NOC Technician in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Level 3 Communications full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Salary, benefits, vacation, experienced peers.

    Cons

    Management without autonomy. Lack of upward mobility

    Advice to Management

    Treat all employees with the same requirements in relative positions


  2. "Okay place to work"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Level 3 Communications full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits were good and PTO was good.

    Cons

    Was there during Level 3 takeover of tw telecom. There was a lot of bias towards the L3 over tw employees.

  3. "OSP Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    very large company with lots of support

    Cons

    This is a good place to work


  4. "Account Director"

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

    I have been working at Level 3 Communications full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Technology on the whole i would say

    Cons

    to many mergers and aquisitions. Makes things complicated


  5. "Offnet Planner"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Planner in Broomfield, CO
    Current Employee - Planner in Broomfield, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Level 3 Communications full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good people...lots of knowledge.
    Decent Salary / Bonus

    Cons

    Poor at integration. Still using systems from mergers that happened over a decade ago!

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your people....simplify your operating environment. Consolidate systems!


  6. "Fair"

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

    I worked at Level 3 Communications full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company with great opportunities

    Cons

    Great company but increase benefits.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Provisioner"

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    Former Employee - Provisioner in Broomfield, CO
    Former Employee - Provisioner in Broomfield, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Level 3 Communications full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice campus in Broomfield and a few good people.

    Cons

    Horrible management, only got worse as time went on. No integrity - with all the acquired companies became like "lord of the flies" - every man for himself.

    Advice to Management

    resign

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Good Company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Level 3 Communications full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, and encouraging environment for overall productivity

    Cons

    Long hours, and poor work-life balance with the extra work that is required of you to put in, to be successful at your job


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Senior Sales Engineer"

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

    I worked at Level 3 Communications full-time

    Pros

    Team work, solution, great support team

    Cons

    Low moral and limited resources


  10. "Sr. Voice Tech"

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    Former Employee - Senior Voice Tech in Littleton, CO
    Former Employee - Senior Voice Tech in Littleton, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Level 3 Communications full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Lots of great people, I would work here again

    Cons

    Not really any, good place


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