Altalink Reviews

Updated Apr 30, 2020

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Altalink President & CEO Scott Thon
Scott Thon
21 Ratings
  1. "AltaLink is great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Altalink full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team and respectful workplace of dedicated employees

    Cons

    Regulated entity causes some churn in deliverables

  2. "Good work life balance and great people to work with but the Corporate Culture is in decline."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance and great people to work with

    Cons

    The Corporate Culture is in decline.

  3. "Senior Account Representative"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Account Representative in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Mid sized company that still feels small. Great culture. The staff are committed to what they do.

    Cons

    Still feels small, and lacks the advanced tools to make work easier.

  4. "Good company"

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

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

    Pros

    Room to grow laterally and somewhat vertically

    Cons

    Don't do change management well

  5. "Great company to work for"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Corporate Quality Assurance Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Altalink full-time

    Pros

    Great culture Opportunities for internal movement

    Cons

    Micro management in certsin departments

  6. "great experience, strange leadership"

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

    I have been working at Altalink full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Fast pace and dynamic work.

    Cons

    Low morale impacts project pacing. Directors offer no leadership.

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  7. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager, Project Development in Calgary, AB
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Altalink full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Interesting work; great people and culture, strong, ethical leadership

    Cons

    Regulated utility, salary growth and career development opportunities.

  8. "Great culture"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Manager 

    I worked at Altalink full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, good work/life balance

    Cons

    Inconsistent management across the organization - depends which department you work in.

  9. "Regulated Utility"

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

    I have been working at Altalink full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Stable industry, job security, decent benefits.

    Cons

    Mediocrity rewarded, lack of strategy and vision/leadership direction, eroded corporate culture, employees valued as costs rather than value creators. Micro managing multi-layered hierarchy. 1000s of initiatives started and 0 completed and implemented...

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  10. "Strives for Mediocrity"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Business Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary, Benefits, Colleagues, Flex days,

    Cons

    Vacation Time, lack of upward mobility, union positions, High Management turnover, constantly restructuring, no telecommuting

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