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Operator (Current Employee) –  Ft. McMurray, AB19 October 2017
Great place to work if your looking for a busy schedule. good people and good supervisors. Always looking for new workers. Free bus use so do not need a vehicle.
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Reasonable salary with good benefit package
Equipment Operator (Current Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB10 October 2017
This company pays a reasonable wage and provides a good benefit package with 100% paid by the company.

Due to the dependence on weather conditions sometimes employees do not get a full week's hours.
Pros
Strong safety culture
Cons
No camp accomodations available - leads to a long commute.
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Horrible place to work
Shovel operator (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB26 September 2017
Was there a week and a half. Harassed almost everyday. Disrespect of my experience and tried to push me into unsafe speeds I guess to see if that would cause an accident. Very little pay, on again off again work schedule. Management is a total disorganized gong show. Only the favorites are treated well. No proper training department as they are only paper pushers. A big waste of my time and money to ever come up here and hire on with these guys. And no camp means you take a big hit on your already meager pay.
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Terrible company culture. Stay away if you have a choice
Maintenance Technician (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB25 September 2017
Stay away as far as you can from this company. This company does not recognize hard work, the site is run like a gong show, it is extremely disorganized. Management have no respect for workers and is extremely manipulative. You are expected to do 3 people's job with no training and you will be left to pick up the slack when your coworkers ultimately fail to properly do anything, including their own job description. When your crew realizes how badly this person is doing and voices their concern, you will be the person management issue a warning to and accuse you of stirring the pot and over stepping your boundaries. If you don't want this to happen to you, you know what to do.
Pros
You have a job
Cons
You have a job with NACG
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poor communication between management and employees
Skilled Labourer (Current Employee) –  Winnipeg, MB24 September 2017
Short on hours some employees literally taking pictures of there sign in and out sheets trust is sketchy with superintendent of winnipeg site. Health and safety in the company allows inexperienced or unlicensed machine operators to operate equipment.
Pros
work gloves and water is free
Cons
short on hours worked
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Great place to work
Senior Compliance and Risk Analyst (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB6 September 2017
Great company to work for. Good benefits, great communicators

Lots of room for advancement

Would work there again.

Like the company overall

Commute was the worst part of the job
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Work to death
Senior Project Manager (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB4 September 2017
The management will work you until there is no use for you. The minute they feel they are not making money of you, you are out. The pay is bad. The benefits are bad. The HR group only take care of the people they like or are benefiting from otherwise, you are just a number and not worth their time or effort to help you.
Pros
they have the equipement recourses
Cons
benetifts. pay. work-life balance.
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first gig
Heavy Equipment Operator (Former Employee) –  Alberta4 August 2017
This job was my first real job running equipment and I can say that my career was established due to this company starting me off on smaller equipment.
Pros
great people
Cons
not enough work
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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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Just a place to work
Senior Tax Accountant (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB8 July 2017
The management do all to hold on to their big fat pay day. Once you not in management then good luck. Just a place to work and move on to the next place
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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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Good Company to be Employed By
Operator (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB20 June 2017
Probably, the best working experience in my career, so far. The wages are fair and the fact that overtime is often available, is a big plus. Also, working with people who really know what they're doing, in terms of earth moving, makes the average day seem less like work.
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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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