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Veolia Reviews

Updated October 16, 2017
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Veolia PDG Antoine Frérot
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  • Does not have work life balance or as promoted in interview flexi time is not given (in 11 reviews)

  • Bureaucracy and the senior management team don't live the company's values (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Drafter in Plainfield, IL
    Former Employee - Drafter in Plainfield, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Veolia (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, yearly bonus/raises. Work is never boring

    Cons

    Sometimes work loads could be heavy
    Not much overtime


  2. "Good company!!!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salary, career plan and stability are best things of this company., in addition to the challenges of the new projects.

    Cons

    Constants and long trips in a short period of time is a downside of this company,, plus a unsasfactory medical care.

    Advice to Management

    Improve medical care

  3. "Environmental Specialist II"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Veolia full-time

    Pros

    Great experience working with identifying, segregating, packaging, and transporting of hazardous waste

    Cons

    Too many hours. I'm averaging about 55 hours a week and I wish to hold a job that's closer to 40.


  4. "Summer Internship"

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    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer Intern in Grand Rapids, MI
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer Intern in Grand Rapids, MI

    I worked at Veolia (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Relaxed work environment
    - Friendly group of people to work with
    - Interesting location

    Cons

    No major cons, though there was a lack of growth at my specific location

    Advice to Management

    Be more involved with projects


  5. "I like it"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, variety of work, competitive pay

    Cons

    Nothing that I have noticed

    Advice to Management

    Keep going


  6. "Veolia"

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    Current Employee - Senior Process Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Senior Process Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Veolia full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good hands on opportunities for field work

    Cons

    long hours when working in the field


  7. "Oil Recovery Operator"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Oil Recovery Operator in Texas City, TX
    Current Employee - Oil Recovery Operator in Texas City, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The pay is nice after all of the overtime but it eats into your personal life. We get training and experience on forklifts, bobcats, pumps, and centrifuges.

    Cons

    Typically working 70 hours per week. Minimal room to advance.

    Advice to Management

    Great site supervisor. Very experienced and hard working.

  8. "Take a number"

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    Former Employee - Program Manager
    Former Employee - Program Manager
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Veolia (More than a year)

    Pros

    There are lots of areas within Veolia to show your expertise.

    Cons

    There are so many people that you can feel like cannon fodder. They hire when they need you, and have no problem letting you go without an opportunity to move to another area.


  9. "Management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Veolia full-time

    Pros

    Team Work environment at times. Benefits are good. Flexibility in schedule a plus.

    Cons

    Not fair pay for the amount of work placed on employees. Hard work and dedication over looked. Hardly promotes from within. Lack of ongoing training of employees. Turnover in management.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your employees on the local branch levels. Pay attention to the dedicated workers that are always there when needed. Please conduct ongoing training of employees.


  10. "Veolia"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Veolia full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Veolia tries to do the right thing.

    Cons

    Over work their employees. Too much overtime and long hours with no real reward.

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate the work your employees do.


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