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Bullies and Cowards
Shuttle Driver (Former Employee) –  Alberta Oil Sands8 July 2014
One of the greatest jobs ever to do however, the management is extremely poor.
They have no respect or appreciation for the employee or their efforts. They push you around all they want and screw up your schedules and routines on you at the last minute and regularly, yet expect you to be flawless in your duties.
They can be condescending towards workers always giving you runaround and BS. They fire people over pettiness.
The equipment is junk largely due to worksite conditions but most of it is already old obsolete retired junk prior to service.
Very adversarial environment.
Great job for a butt kisser or a puppet.
Pros
Lodging and travell assistance, Great co-workers, good pay.
Cons
nickle and diming, no job security, pettiness
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to much office drama
Bus Driver (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB19 March 2018
god forbid you make anyone mad in the office and to many staff relationships causes to much conflict. if you keep your head down and just do your job it is alright. just don't make anyone mad
Pros
great for work/life balance
Cons
major office politics
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Loved my job
Shop Assistant (Former Employee) –  St. Thomas, ON19 March 2018
Loved my job, I learned many things and my coworkers are all very friendly & nice. I was responsible for ordering parts, returns, picking up parts. Shop manager assistant, I did what was needed to be done. Due to downsizing and restructuring my job was eliminated, so sad because I totally loved it, and it certainly wasn't for the pay. I learned many things about buses, parts, inventory processes
Pros
Full time, great people
Cons
Not best wages, head office had most control being in usa it was different in Canada they didn't understand that
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