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Updated October 16, 2017
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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. "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


  2. "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.

  3. "Management"

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    • Senior Management
    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.


  4. "veolia"

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    Current Employee - I&E Technician in North Port, FL
    Current Employee - I&E Technician in North Port, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great amenities

    Cons

    Compensation is not up to par.

    Advice to Management

    match pay for other competing companies


  5. "Complaints from the Tenured"

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Not your standard industry
    Customer interactions keep it fresh
    Benefits are pretty sound
    Large company and the US is considered a growth area

    Cons

    Inability to change current processes
    Technology is lagging severely behind current competitor capabilities.
    Technology is imbedded in the 1990's and continues to be patchwork
    No growth in certain areas.

    Advice to Management

    If growth and customer service are the buzz words, then staff to meet your speech.
    Be willing to take some risk financially.


  6. "Environmental Specialist III"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent pay, lots of overtime, doing something different everyday, good healthcare

    Cons

    Hazardous, dealing with DOT, lack of good management, not innovative, lot's of turnover, always being pushed to accomplish more without extra benefits, no where to move up

    Advice to Management

    Reward good employees, create a culture of talking to innovate and not punish employees, open to change archaic way of doing things.


  7. "Engineer"

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

    I worked at Veolia full-time

    Pros

    Grew a lot in the company. Was able to learn a lot

    Cons

    Needs better structuring. Care more about the money than there employees

    Advice to Management

    Care more for employees.. I think sometimes they forget about them.

  8. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Technical professionals, industry leaders in their fields

    Cons

    Many leadership changes, job eliminations of talented professionals and promotions of less qualified to backfill.

    Advice to Management

    Communication needs to be improved across the board and to all levels in organization.


  9. "Collections Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Veolia full-time

    Pros

    Family like atmosphere. Everyone worked really well together

    Cons

    Purchased by Advanced Disposal, replaced all employees one by one with unqualified people

    Advice to Management

    Advice to Advanced Disposal - Get to know your employees, their skill set and abilities.


  10. "It's an alright job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Veolia full-time

    Pros

    Salaried positions have some flexibility with hours
    Good Benefits

    Cons

    Minimal Training
    On Call 24/7
    Little to no support from Contract Managers


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