ATCO Reviews

Updated Sep 16, 2020

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3.1
63%
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ATCO President, CEO and Director ATCO and Canadian Utilities Nancy C. Southern
Nancy C. Southern
94 Ratings
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  • "Old school who fake their values(in 6 reviews)

  • "Middle management is inefficient, does not communicate effectively and there is no accountability(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great!"

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

    I have been working at ATCO full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment in the company overall.

    Cons

    I don't see any to be pointed out.

  2. "Bureaucratic Company, Not a Meritocracy"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Project Manager 

    I worked at ATCO full-time

    Pros

    Trying to modernize but slowly

    Cons

    Nepotism prevalent, not a culture of giving feedback


  3. "Tossed out like trash"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Desktop Support Technician in Edmonton, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at ATCO full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, Good Benefits Constant "restructure". Aka Fire time!

    Cons

    Poor management Poor strategic direction Feels like no one is steering the ship

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  4. "Very nice Company"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, benefits, and environment

    Cons

    Bonuses are held by management

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  5. "Work Environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Support Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ATCO full-time

    Pros

    Compensation and benefit are good.

    Cons

    Sometimes decision making process is not fast enough.

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  6. "Decent Organization going through a Transformation"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Generalist in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ATCO full-time

    Pros

    A lot of opportunity to prove your ability. Great transformation within Human Resources to support the success of the business. Exciting to be a part of it.

    Cons

    Balance of work life, still building the support systems to delivery excellent Human Resources to the organization. Still trying to figure out it's overall organizational structure. A bit disorganized.

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  7. "Great Company to Work At"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ATCO full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great atmosphere Good pay for interns Flexible starting hours

    Cons

    My team was great to work with, but I think the team dynamic shifts depending on which team you are a part of

  8. Helpful (3)

    "Will be broken up"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    HQ building is new and has parking

    Cons

    A CEO that would never succeed anywhere else, company is slowly selling key pieces to maintain dividend and share price, senior management are CEO sycophants who have no experience outside of ATCO and just rotate around between senior level jobs. No morale, no culture.

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  9. Helpful (3)

    "Opportunities for a select few"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Most people are great to work with

    Cons

    Seems like many senior people who do not achieve their group goals are being promoted versus those that actually deserve it

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  10. "Worked as an analyst for ATCO in 2007"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at ATCO part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good people and friendly supervisors

    Cons

    Boring as there is not a lot of work sometimes

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