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Brilliant
Customer Service Operator (Former Employee) –  Melbourne VIC9 February 2018
This company is one of the best to work (formaly Transfield) unless the Management have change, they are very staff oriented and rewarding to work for.
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Very good to work for.
Compliance Auditor (Current Employee) –  NSW and ACT14 January 2018
Productive well organised, overall very efficient and well managed.

Could do with extra training for advancement.

A typical day at work will be supervising workers at various Tesltra sites all around NSW and ACT where we have construction and maintenance being performed.
I supervise the contractors in their performance according to Work, Health and Safety and their overall performance of compliance in a communications environment.
Safety and security is paramount in the day to day operations of the Telstra buildings.
The various trades of electrical plumbing, air conditioning of these buildings is a 100 million dollar operation annually.
Culture is all part of the way I go about dealing with 100s of workers from different trades and backgrounds safety and productivity going hand in hand to produce a great working environment.
Pros
Happy safe work places.
Cons
Constant dilligence, never complancent.
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Safe place to work and very productive
Mechanical Fitter (Former Employee) –  Melbourne VIC10 January 2018
Highly focused on safety in the work place. Plenty of overtime a lot of focus on up skilling for the worker. Great place to work at the refinery working very closely with refinery operators
Pros
great place to work at
Cons
working long hours
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A decent employer with varied projects
Commercial & Finance Manager (Former Employee) –  Sydney NSW27 December 2017
A stifled office environment due to the stiff upper management not really caring about staff well being.
The projects are varied and the project environment is considerably better than the head office.
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Fun workplace with both good employees and management
Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Puckapunyal Milpo VIC12 December 2017
My time spent with the company may have been short but i did enjoy my time. The work environment was enjoyable and management really looked after there employees.
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Issues with complaints about work as company does not care
Cleaning Contractor (Former Employee) –  Redfern housing complexe25 November 2017
Contractors not paid properly for working for company is not good as to many complaints about work from tennats as we no given enought time no proper parking on sites
if job not completed,no pay
Pros
Not good
Cons
short hours
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Bad environment
Cleaner (Former Employee) –  Puckapunyal VIC6 November 2017
Had extremely horrible managers who bullied and mistreated workers, unorganised, the managers have no idea what they are doing. Would not recommend working for them,
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i once loved my job, but with new contracts came bad management and poor quality food
Cook (Former Employee) –  Puckapunyal VIC29 October 2017
i loved being a Chef for many years with this company. But with new contracts came new management. Poor managerial skills bad attitudes. the quality of the food i was expected to cook with went dowhill real bad, meat was of an extremely poor quality. we was told to just accept it and 'try' our best.
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Good big company to work for
Blaster/Painter (Former Employee) –  South Australia8 October 2017
tool boxes in the morning, any safety concerns raised, not always dealt with, jobs handed out and off you go.
learned heaps here, done loads of courses.
Managers were great for the first part, then it all went down hill.
Culture was ok, most didn't mind joking around and having a laugh as long as the work was getting done, bit of bullying going on.
All the systems that were in place could be frustrating, certain people would tell you don't worry about it when it suited them.
Most enjoyable part was knocking over a big job with your team members that passes.
Pros
money was pretty good and allowances
Cons
The company started to go after our allowances pay freezes and changing to a longer working week.
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No good things about broadspectrum
Steward (Former Employee) –  Australia6 October 2017
No work/ life balance, lack of hours, under award pay.
Can't keep staff happy, so many leave within 6 months to a year. No pride in staff. Always blame staff when something is wrong with the company opetations.
Pros
Nothing
Cons
No hours, hire staff when not needed making hours less, under award pay, no work life balance.
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A closed atmosphere.
driver committe member (Former Employee) –  St Agnes13 September 2017
I found the company to be top heavy, with little concern for the employees better conditions, the management of individual areas seem handicapped in their ability to change items without confirmation for each change coming from further up.

As a driver, there was little interaction with other employees and no social content to speak of.

do your work and go home
Pros
money is reasonable
Cons
government incentives means no overtime
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jobs were near by
Commercial Cleaner (On Call) (Current Employee) –  Maitland NSW12 September 2017
team work meeting nice people staff learning more about the job.hardest part of the job is when you have a backpack vaccum on your back and you have to bend down to pick something up that the vaccum cant suck up.
Pros
good work lifestyle
Cons
not offering enough work seasonal
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Terrible team leaders that turn workmates into spy's against co workers.
Customer Service (Current Employee) –  Parramatta NSW4 September 2017
Very unprofessional team leaders. Especially turning staff against each other in a team.
Worst team environment experience, never seen this before. Not a very healthy place to work in.
Team leaders say and do things and tell you how well you work but don't do anything. Apparently that's routine there. They promise extra things like training and moving up to better things then Do nothing.
Very sad how they turn staff against each other and not do communicate with their team very professional.
Cons
Bad team leaders
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Terrible place to work
Customer Service Representative (Current Employee) –  Parramatta NSW24 August 2017
I have never worked for a worse company. They dont promote with in. In fact going to lengths to stop employees in getting promoted. The culture is terrible. The management are terrible. I have not had one payrise in the time I have worked for this company.
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Project based fast paced challenging
NSW Engineering & Design Manager (Current Employee) –  Sydney Central Business District NSW6 August 2017
Great team, challenging days,
Better connection between design & construction can make deliverables easier. However, meeting targets and deadlines always give good tingle.
Pros
Great team environment & challenges
Cons
Long hours
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system and process
Quality Inspector (Current Employee) –  Sydney NSW18 June 2017
system and process in the maintenance project has lots of conflict and it is needed to review everything again. and have more meeting among different department to become more harmonic and integrated.
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Rail Infrastructure and Maintenance track worker (Former Employee) –  Parkes NSW14 June 2017
hard work but a good industry to get into mining, work/ home balance is not the best if you have a family but money is good. good if you prefer contract work and want a step into mining
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Challenging work area
Care & Security Manager (Current Employee) –  Perth WA11 June 2017
Challenging work in a mostly negative workplace culture.
Though this is just the current staff in the industry.
Arguably this company has just entered the Justice arena and are feeling their way.
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Work was fine
Trade Worker (Former Employee) –  Melbourne VIC31 May 2017
Work was fine but Management lie a lot to keep you happy.
Pay was as small as they could be given they have old EBA.
Would recommend for project work but not continued employment.
Pros
Work colleagues were good to work with
Cons
Management dysfunctional especially HR
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working alongside defence was the ultimate experience for me
FOOD AND BERVERAGE CO-ORDINATOR (Former Employee) –  Darwin NT30 May 2017
This position was perfect for me fast paced and very challenging!
The down fall was unfortunately Management. The support was nil and any training promised was not followed through.
This showed in all staff and it was disheartening and as time went by the background off this company ( formally Transfield ) had a culture off everything expected at low pay and unsuitable conditions.

Working along side defence was the ultimate experience.
Pros
The staff and Defence Support
Cons
Lack off support for all staff
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