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L enjoyed my 42 years there!!! Very great people to work with. And they understand some of the work and what u need to do it and they plan the job will and the material you need


Lot of things free from the company


Cold weather
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Nepotism prevails all else.

The only way to get a job or move up in this company is by knowing someone. And if you don't, you won't get anywhere. Hard work means nothing to them.


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Based on 20 survey responses
What people like
  • Time and location flexibility
  • Ability to learn new things
  • Fair pay for job
Areas for improvement
  • Sense of belonging
  • Trust in colleagues
  • Support from manager

Down goes the ship

Management is non existent. Project management is sub par to say the least. Very disorganized out in the field. No accountability at all. You can work as much OT as you want as it never gets denied. Upper management has no idea what goes on in the field.


Paid very well


No future with company
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Nice place to work. Good pay.

Great benefits, good people to work with. However the union structure protects lazy coworkers in many departments. Management couldn't manage their way out of a cardboard box constantly changing crew structures in an attempt to streamline what, I do not know. The best equipment and tools and great home work life balance. I'd go back and work there if I could.


Equipment, fair pay, union, worklife balance.


Poor performance by many, union, seniority system, they do not fight to keep good people.
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Worked with a good bunch of guys

Pretty hard to get on with EPCOR Utilities. Depending on where you are placed, you could be pigeonholed with no opportunity to advance. Nepotism is evident everywhere. People with multiple DO NOT REHIRE recommendations are hired over other competent employees.
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fun and exciting environment

head to shop in the morning and have a tailgate meeting of what the plan is for the day. load up supplies and head out to site. everyone there is friendly and willing to help out
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If you are a permanent worker, this job is great, good benefits, financial stability. working as a temp is good if you are young, downfall is no benefits or vacation time, pay is very good.
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Hire temp workers to do everything at low pay

Horribly managed crews. Extremely disorganized. Low pay with promises of full time employment...most temporary workers have to put in 4-8 years before getting full time work. Temp workers still pay union dues but are not able to collect benefits. Short work days...scarce overtime and low pay for potentially dangerous work


Free PPE and good training courses, in town work


Low pay, short days, rain days, terrible lazy management
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Good crew to work with

The crew I am working with is hard work and dedicated to quality work and to bond together as a team. Training is available to all field workers at no cost to the worker.
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Great Utility company

Overall it is one of the best jobs I have ever had. Great pay and great home/work balance. Lots of overtime if you want and some good guys to work with. Reasonable hours and good training.


Pay, Benefits, home every night, training.


Management's lack of focus or regarding of employee opinion.
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no money

very hard to get on permanent and when you do your reward is a salary of $3500-$4000 a month. Super slack and you really don't have to be very smart to work there
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not fare

I was bullied severely and then not hired back due to bringing it up to management and standing up for myself. so when I went to HR and didn't believe me and refused to look into it.




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Productive and fun enviroment

I enjoy my day job, im not looking to replace it. I'm just looking for extra part time work. Interested in working for a good company to help contribute my great assets.
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typical day was good all the guys are good to be around the best part of the job was being outside all the time it w2as the best job ever I wish I could go back




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good hours and good wage

i learned a lot working for epcor, there were good people which made it a good environment to work in.


lots of differnt work which kept it interesting


long hours sometimes
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Utility Worker at EPCOR

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$23.42 per hour

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Based on 148 reviews

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3.5 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.8 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.0 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
2.9 out of 5 stars for Management
3.2 out of 5 stars for Culture

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