AGGREKO Employee Reviews in United States

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Fun, Challenging work environment which is constantly changing.
Operations Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Linden, NJMay 25, 2016
Every day really is a new day. Never a dull moment. There are constantly new challenges and things move very quickly. Its fun. The hardest part is the hours. Its not 9-5 gig. You have to make your self available after hours for on call situations.
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Great technical platform
HVAC Technician III (Current Employee) –  Linden, NJMay 16, 2016
Great technical experience - but career advancement can be tough if you are not in the right spot or the right place

Career advancement is based on other people and those that run the place where you work.. Technical training is great
Pros
Good money if you're willing to put in the hours
Cons
Basic pay is not comensurate to experience
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There were no family fun.
Utility Technician (Former Employee) –  Pearland, TX 77584May 16, 2016
I don't have much to say being a utility tech. It took my time away from family, the pay wasn't even good for what we did. In order to make money is to volunteer for overtime for other jobs that were out in the filed, even on weekends and holidays. Has for co-workers for utility tech not enough guys to work. The most enjoyable part of the job was not being on call for the week. But still was back up for the back up.
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Work a lot, but with an awesome group of people
Technician (Current Employee) –  Linden, NJApril 27, 2016
Job is overtime heavy, lots of manual labor. They provide training though and you will work on a large variety of equipment with a large variety of applications that you might not normally have the opportunity to work around. Management in Linden isn't very good as of late. Compensation is fairly competative
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poor organisation with support elements
Operations supervisor (Former Employee) –  assortedApril 14, 2016
Worked with Aggreko for 6 years.
management changed, no accountability.
very poor support from Logistics, lacking accountability
Very poor support from Technical, lack of knowledge, and very clicky.
Very bad support from HR. Leaving manpower without correct visas and work permits. Incompetence.
Documentation incorrectly completed, on site commissioning and installations. No internal validation carried out.
Finance support on site operations non existent. Use of personal finance to maintain site often required.
Engineers on site...excellent teams, due to site leadership, Management above this, are just not interested.
Achieving the best for the client gives a sense of being needed. However little or no support from own management.
Co-workers always giving that extra mile to achieve best results, but no recognition from management.
QSHE well motivated but very difficult to achieve aims, due to poor support from above elements.
Pros
Good engineers at grass routes, travel, meeting people
Cons
management and support elements very poor
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Fun place to work
Rental Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Swedesboro, NJApril 4, 2016
Sad that it closed down. Best time I had working. stress free, loved the sales reps. During really bad weather we got to work from home.
Pros
work from home during bad weather
Cons
shut down
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Politically corrupt
Mechanical Technician (Former Employee) –  USAFebruary 27, 2016
The work itself is good, with a dynamic and fast paced atmosphere. There are always exciting challenges, and the prospect to achieve far reaching goals, However, at higher levels there is a corrupt unethical and political culture protecting an unbelievable level of incompetence, (similar to what has been seen recently within the BBC where groups/individuals were "Protected" or unapproachable).
The vast majority of employees are insulated from this through management, but even at Supervisor levels the incompetence and politics can be clearly seen in upper management.
This situation is causing multiple electrocutions, serious injury and death. The "Blame" culture is rife, and both senior HSE and senior HR management are in the "By the book" mode, rather than correcting the issues affecting the company and its employees.
Overall, it is a great place to WORK, but not a great place to have a career. Money is good (in the right area), and it should be treated as a STEPPING STONE to anyone wanting to build a career in a company which actually is a great company.
A final word of warning, when the CEO and 70% of the board get up and leave (as they have in this company), you should have at least two questions at the ready!!!
Pros
Exciting, dynamic, fast paced, good level of common sense, salary (in certain areas).
Cons
Political, unethical, teflon managers, blame culture, mafias.
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Culture has changed
SALES REPRESENTATIVE III (Former Employee) –  Glen Burnie, MDDecember 23, 2015
I worked at Aggreko for 14+ years and it is fast paced and demanding. Excellent colleagues, but management culture has changed dramatically, and people are leaving due to the negativity and micro management.
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Great Job
Admin Assist II / Collections Specialist (Current Employee) –  Swedesoboro, NJDecember 22, 2015
I actually really loved my job with Aggreko. Unfortunately, they shut down my building and moved it to New Iberia, LA. I enjoyed my co-workers and the relaxed work environment.
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Dynamic, fast moving workplace...great compensation & benefits
Senior Financial/Business Analyst (Former Employee) –  New Iberia, LADecember 11, 2015
Aggreko is a great place with excellent management. The company provides many opportunities for growth and invests in the development of its employees. This flows through to the dedication and work ethic.
Pros
Great compensation and benefits
Cons
may require long hours at times
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Aggreko is a great place to work
Utility Technician (Former Employee) –  Oklahoma City, OklahomaOctober 22, 2015
Aggreko is a great place to work - the family culture makes it easy for you to establish an immediate rapport with your colleagues creating a relatively stress free work environment.
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Fun place work this was a large comopany
BRANCH MANAGER (Former Employee) –  Waterford, NYSeptember 17, 2015
I handled multiple tasks and assisted the Rental Coordinator and also the manager The company functions were always fun
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Great service to be in
Technician/Logistics (Former Employee) –  All over USJuly 31, 2015
Great for travel and to learn. GI bill will definitely go a long way. Miss being there to help make a difference in someone's life. If I could, would be back again.
Pros
Travel, pay, and friends
Cons
Some places had a bad work/life schedule
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Good work atmosphere.
Data Entry Clerk (Former Employee) –  St. Louis County, MissouriJuly 22, 2015
Great Company to work for. Organized, job tasks made clear, and the supervisor was great. I learned about the product how to deal with field reps and sales reps. My co-workers were really good to work with. They each knew their jobs and did them well. The hardest part of the job was leaving.
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Fast paced
Technician II (Current Employee) –  Sulphur, LAJune 16, 2015
A typical day is fast paced and challenging. A lot of OJT and OT. Management is numbers focused but that is typical anywhere. The hardest part is not getting stressed out sometimes but that too is typical anywhere. The Techs are great and know their stuff and pull together as a team.
Pros
The Techs
Cons
Work/Life balance sucks
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Very good company overall
Management Trainee (Current Employee) –  National OperationsMarch 3, 2015
Aggreko is the worlds leading provider of rental power, temperature control and oil free air. Their reach expands worldwide and they cater to customers ranging from the oil and gas sector, building and manufacturing, to powering the Olympics. There are plenty of opportunities to move up from within, baring you are comfortable with relocating.
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Productive, constantly learning
DIESEL / HFO / GAS TECHNICIAN (Current Employee) –  International projectsFebruary 24, 2015
Stable company, Good learning scope, work environment depends on location. Up to date technology. Continuous in house training. Annual bonus is good,
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Great Company
Logistics Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Baton Rouge, LAJanuary 19, 2015
Great Experiece to be gained. If you are looking for a high-paced place that can challenge you with great benefits it is a great job for you.
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Great Place to work, Freindly Staff and Management.
Logistics Coordinator/Purchasing (Current Employee) –  Pearland, TXNovember 14, 2014
Equipment Rental, Off renting, Process Purchasing orders, Buying, Dealing with Vendors, Dealing with technical staff and Engineers, Customer requests, Coordination with Customer and Freight companies, Oil suppliers, Re rent vendors and Technicians.

Great helpful friendly management, Team Player and extremely funny staff...

Great Benefits, Incentives.
Pros
lots of growth potential, great amount of learning, great management
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Good Job
Sales Representative (Former Employee) –  Jacksonville, FloridaOctober 9, 2014
Its was a good company. Strong financially - but its management became over - bearing. I worked there 16 years and got laid off.
Pros
great equipment
Cons
its a 34 hour business
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3.6
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