Alta Equipment Employee Reviews

3.1
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Good place to work
Forklift Mechanic (Current Employee) –  South Bend, INMay 15, 2018
Good company very customer friendly good to employees best training in the industry. Great if you just getting into the field or an old timer. Have no complaints.
Pros
Good place to work
Cons
none
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5.0
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Great company
GPS Support (Current Employee) –  Byron Center, MIApril 15, 2018
Great company to work for! The president has created a good working culture. Any time I ask for help on something due to me being new at the company, they are always willing. They do not micro manage. You are hired to do a job and they expect you to do it.
Pros
Lunch once a week, good benefits, good pay and company
Cons
Communication lacks sometimes but no company it perfect.
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2.0
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Administrative Assistant/Receptionist (Current Employee) –  Detroit, MIJanuary 10, 2018
You would think of a building in Detroit would be more diverse, well think again. Not only have their been multiple racial remarks made within my two year stay here, but management is poor. There is a lack of organization, as well as opportunities to advance within the company. The pay is higher than most places in Detroit, but is it worth the stress?
Pros
Decent pay and insurance
Cons
No place for advancement
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1.0
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High school management
Shop (Former Employee) –  Lansing, MIOctober 18, 2017
They keep people in management roles that have no business being there. Change business model to accommodate someone with no technical knowledge even though the job description requires it (current hires and passed over a current employee for not having enough technical knowledge). They allow a culture of racism and bullying to exist. Not a healthy employer or environment
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3.0
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fun job but stressful
Driver (Former Employee) –  Sterling Heights, MIJanuary 5, 2017
this job at alta was a hard job but i learned much about hi-los and how they work. a typical day i would load up my van with hi-lo parts and drive to flint everyday. the hardest part of the job was keeping up with the paperwork and dealing with trafficas i delivered.
Pros
nice coworkers
Cons
leave work very dirty
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2.0
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tense environment, communication an issue
Shop Tech (Former Employee) –  Saginaw, MIJanuary 10, 2014
Unable to do work effectively when management is bi-polar and has childish tantrums. Very clean shop with good supply support and vehicles.
Pros
excellent work space and equipment
Cons
You feel like a bug under a microscope, about to be squashed.
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3.0
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Productive workplace
Fork lift technician (Former Employee) –  Livonia, MIMay 21, 2013
It was a job, it was long hours and you would drive any where in Michigan, and some parts of Illinois and Indiana
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