ATCO Electric Reviews

Updated May 13, 2020

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40%
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ATCO Electric President & CEO Nancy Southern (no image)
Nancy Southern
67 Ratings
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  • "Confusing messages or no communication at all from senior management(in 7 reviews)

  • "You get paid low like a utility, but have little job security, kind of like worst of both(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Best company in North America"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Credit Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ATCO Electric full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    No one takes care of their employees like ATCO

    Cons

    The federal government in which ATCO operates

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    ATCO Electric2020-03-02
  2. "Great place to learn"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Senior Project Lead in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at ATCO Electric full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing resources for learning, professional, and personal growth. The organization invested in employee education

    Cons

    There was a theme of talent being underappreciated. A lot of employees that deserved advancement were ignored.

    ATCO Electric2020-05-14
  3. "A great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Human Resources Advisor 

    I have been working at ATCO Electric full-time

    Pros

    Lots of room for advancement, great work culture, lot's of forward progress and innovation.

    Cons

    None! I love my job, the people I work with. If anything, I wish I had free parking.

    ATCO Electric2019-12-10
  4. "ATCO Experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Summer Student in Edmonton, AB

    I worked at ATCO Electric full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great place to work. Everybody is super supportive and friendly.

    Cons

    Being a summer student, some of the work was a bit tedious.

    ATCO Electric2019-11-19
  5. "Stuck in the 80's"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Edmonton, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at ATCO Electric full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great People on the front lines.

    Cons

    All decisions go to the top.

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    ATCO Electric2019-10-16
  6. "Great company to grow"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer 

    I worked at ATCO Electric full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good training, nice EIT program, well structured and defined standards

    Cons

    not well-defined career path

    ATCO Electric2019-10-03
  7. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clerk III 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at ATCO Electric full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Benefits are great. Pay great.

    Cons

    Can expect reduction of staff every few years

    ATCO Electric2019-09-25
  8. "It's a job, someone's gotta do it"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Serviceman 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ATCO Electric full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent pay and benefits, if you have a good supervisor, you'll enjoy your time.

    Cons

    Short or no notice for travel requirements.

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    ATCO Electric2019-06-26
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good benefits"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - GIS Analyst in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ATCO Electric full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very good benefits, high salary

    Cons

    Layoffs, unlikely job security, bureaucracy, impersonal

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    ATCO Electric2019-06-19
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Was a great company to work for until downsizing"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at ATCO Electric full-time

    Pros

    Solid benefits and great people to work with

    Cons

    Lots of downsizing of really good people

    ATCO Electric2019-05-24
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