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Rigid culture with strong internal political games
Manager, Business Development (Former Employee) –  Alberta21 July 2017
Every office has its own culture. Pretty ineffective communication among departments. Decent pay and benefits. Some divisions are better managed than others.
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A Good company to work for
4th year electrical apprentice (Former Employee) –  St. Paul, AB21 June 2017
A typical day at work was a good situation. Good environment to work in and learn. Management was respectful and tried to work with the employees as best as they could.
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Fun Workplace
Equipment Operator (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB13 June 2017
Enjoyed my time with North American operating 24 and 16 Graders. First time operating 24 grader, great experience. Excellent management team. Good workplace with lots of good people.
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poor work life balance
Heavy Equipment Operator (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB9 June 2017
work is based of favouritism and as kissers not actual work being completed as long as you were the favourite then you were guaranteed to mover forward in the company. money was good and the crews were mainly good
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wouldnt recommend it
Foreman/Heavy Equipment Operator (Former Employee) –  edmonton26 May 2017
can move up quick only cause no one sticks around long if theres no work you sit at home even if you have been there a longtime
another company that's in it for themselves use to be a great place to work unfortunately it took one guy that took over to ruin a great company.
Pros
advancement is easy and quick to happen
Cons
president is very unpopular and terrible to work for
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I went to work on my days and always on time
Haul Truck Driver (Former Employee) –  fort murray25 May 2017
Get up and get ready for the day.first do psi and get transport to my truck .Do a walk around if empty go to the shovel.know the drive left or right hand Get loaded and driving to the dump area wait for instructions listen to your always for more instructions or the dozer operator instructions.
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Good job
Heavy Equipment Operator (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB13 May 2017
drive haul truck what I learn is don't take your job as a full time job as it was posted on the job board as it is not a long term job.
Management seemed to be butting heads with the team leads.
the hardest part of the job was listening to the two-way radio all day long to much unnecessary chatter on it.
Pros
If you like operating heavy equipment then this is a good job.
Cons
to much unnecessary chatter on the two-way radio.
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good company
Dozer Operator (Current Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB6 May 2017
Good company. great safety culture. management is approachable. Very organized. knowledgeable in the mining industry..................................
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productive, organized, comfortable group
Haul Truck Operator (Former Employee) –  Dease Lake, BC3 May 2017
As a employee last year with the company, to my experiences where great, i dont have anything bad to say, well supportive, and good group to work with. And would like to continue being part of the group.
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good
Labourer (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB26 April 2017
good company, focused and dedicated to ensuring the employees are safe and always willing to adjust to meet the employees work life balance while still proving hours
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Very poor/low company morale
Accounts Payable Administrator (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB24 April 2017
Typical day at work was usually fast paced. As recession hit Edmonton, there was over 3000+ layoffs in 3 years. Very low company morale. No one was happy at their job. You never knew if you were going to get laid off when you went into work every day. You can walk in to start your shift, then 20 minutes later you are walking out with your termination papers. Super strict, not out to help their employees succeed in any way.
Pros
Some free lunches
Cons
Horrible morale
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Work at North America
Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic (Current Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB23 April 2017
Good company to work for but must understand lay-offs do occur.
Worked with an excellent group of guys.
No travel or living accommodations, must rent or buy in Fort Mc Murray.
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All good so far!
Excavator Operator (Current Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB21 March 2017
No complaints, just keep me working!
Everyone helpful and friendly.
Management easy to talk to regarding issues on site.
Looking forward to spring/summer
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Good company
Equipment operator (Former Employee) –  Manitoba31 January 2017
Nice steady work,safe work culture,lots of various sites,nice new equipment. Work in various provinces. Good benefits
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Great company
Machine Operator (Former Employee) –  Fort Mcmurray27 January 2017
Great company to work for . Learn how to work with différents culture and to operate different kind of machinery.
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Heavy Equipment Operator (Current Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB26 January 2017
You like gong show ? Well best place to see one !
Unorganized company ! With all wage cut not much worthy !
Its always a temporary job with these guys ! Running old equipment all the time !
If you hav alot of patient well that the good place to give a try !
You can't fix stupid !
Pros
You have a job
Cons
You have a job with NACG
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Very safe work environment
Haul Truck Operator (Current Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB14 January 2017
I enjoy working for this company; however it's hard to pay for two living places and flights for what i'm earning in wages.
Pros
safe and a good place to work
Cons
not enough pay and rotation
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Good place to work
Driller (micropile) (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB/Calgary, AB21 November 2016
Never had really any issues with North American, I was new to this field of work and was under experienced, although i was bumped up to driller and given a chance. Says a lot for ability to advance.
Pros
Advance in position given
Cons
undertrained workers
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Worse place to work by far
Office Worker (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB8 August 2016
managers have no respect for their subordinates
no training was given
expected to do 3 peoples jobs in a day without any help or benefits
will avoid paying over time no matter what
people are brown nosers
Pros
staff lunch, occasional free tickets
Cons
no repect, little pay, bad environment
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Great place to work
Project Manager (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB8 January 2016
North American is a great place to work.
I would recommend them to anyone looking for a great employer.
The management was open and only wanted good for the organization.
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