ATCO Employee Reviews in United States

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Atco was a fun place to work about two years ago. Things have changed the incentive to be a supervisor has been taken away.
HVAC Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Diboll, TXJanuary 26, 2015
A typical day at work is starting off with dead lines and labor sheets.I learned that being a manager has it good and bad things, like getting bonuses is a good thing getting recognized for a job well done is great. Laying off or firing people is not fun. The hardest part of my job right now is having to take orders from people who now nothing about A/C. The enjoyable part is having the power to run a crew and do the job the way i see fit.
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Not Clean Not a place to advance my career.
Machinist Mills (Former Employee) –  Ferris TxJanuary 26, 2015
Attention to detail Routine preventative maintenance inspecting fluid levels and machine conditions helped eliminate unnecessary downtime Attention to programming mills setups for maintaining
unnecessary waste and increase company profits
Pros
close to home
Cons
no ins
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had to focus so i couldn't make a mistake on any missing parts
Assembly Line Operator (Former Employee) –  Canton, MSNovember 30, 2014
Had to make sure parts that was check properly before been install.
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overall everyone was pleasant
Customer Service/Appt. Scheduler (Former Employee) –  Beachwood, NJNovember 25, 2014
good working conditions, staff very friendly and helpful, learned other computer programs, learned about other aspects of this business, most days busy, everyone helpful
Pros
easy access to gsp
Cons
not enough work
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easy flowing simple work
Lead Quality Inspector (Former Employee) –  Smyrna, TNFebruary 13, 2014
most days you were either on the lines checking cars or you were in the back by the break room checking parts that were delivered to the team before they went to the line. You will learn how to more carefully inspect the quality of parts. The management was a little sloppy, but mostly good people. The hardest part of the job was probably whenever you had to go outside in the winter at night to check the quality of the vehicles that have gotten outside. But the laid back atmosphere made it an enjoyable place to work.
Pros
simple work
Cons
winter time
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Stable company
Assembler (Current Employee) –  Sacramento, CAMay 22, 2013
Good and huge company, but it is not IT company. Physical work, quality control, count products. Good co-workers and good supervisor.
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Good opportunity to make money, High turnover rate though
Sales (Former Employee) –  Marietta, GAApril 22, 2013
If you work as an "account executive" you can expect to be cold calling and trying to establish new customers. They put you on a probationary period of 6 months where you will be paid $12.00 an hour. Once you are taken off the probationary period, you are straight commission, no base pay.

Pros: You make a 34% cut off whatever you sell.

Cons: If you don't sell anything you obviously don't make any money.

I learned a lot about how to gain new customers and sales as a whole during my time here. Management was good, but along with coworkers- there was a high turnover rate. The most challenging part of this position is the stress. If you don't have a second job or a plan B, it can be VERY stressful. The slow times are typically the winter months. My best advice to any new hires- COLD CALL! Try to establish as many new accounts as possible so you have more of a financial cushion. The most rewarding part of my time with ATCO was the contests and the fact that they are always trying to boost morale. They run some great contests with a lot of incentives like money and company trips. Management is also aware of how stressful sales can be, so they are understanding and try to always keep your spirits up. (The company closing at 4 PM everyday is nice too!)
Pros
hours, health insurance, trips
Cons
stress, turnover
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Community Development
Project Adminstrator (Current Employee) –  New Orleans, LANovember 24, 2012
The strategic demolition and economic recovery project served a key component in facilitating the process of assisting homeowners with returning to the hurricane damaged properties, securing assistance with resources and coordinating the rebuilding process.
Pros
excellent opportunity to address an unprecedented public health challenge.
Cons
this small start up company lacked the capacity to serve.
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Loved helping the people with disabilities.
Volunteer (Former Employee) –  Athens, OHJuly 19, 2012
I really enjoyed volunteering wtih Atco and assisting people with disabilities on their recreation nights. We took them to the movie theatre, bowling, volleyball and basketball games, took them to fast food restaurants for dinner, and had dance socials. They really had fun and so did we.
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It wasn't worth the stree
SAP clerk and insepctor (Former Employee) –  Chattanooga, TNJuly 6, 2012
They wasn't together every other day something is changing it's chests something new they didnt want you to be friendly or talj to your co-workers when a big boss comes around we had to work differently. It was just awful
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