Openreach Reviews

Updated 8 Mar 2021

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Openreach CEO Clive Selley
Clive Selley
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  1. "Salary"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Customer Service Advisor in London, England

    I have been working at Openreach full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good salary and work hours

    Cons

    I wouldn’t say there were any

  2. "BT civil engineer"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Civil Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland

    I have been working at Openreach full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good salary for level of work required

    Cons

    Can be on different jobs in one day

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  3. "Openreach Copper Service Delivery Engineer Job Review"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Telecoms Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Openreach full-time

    Pros

    good company to work for good benefits good growing potential great training courses overtime possibilities but no pressure to do overtime

    Cons

    Working outside in all weather

  4. "Providing fibre optic cables"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Engineer in Gorton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Openreach full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Working with great helpful people

    Cons

    Distance from home to depot

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  5. "Acting Manager and Network Engineer"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Acting Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Openreach full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good company, duty of care, opportunities

    Cons

    None to report. Generally good to work for

  6. "best job"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Openreach Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Openreach full-time

    Pros

    lovely job if you love what you do

    Cons

    no cons for me in this job

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  7. "Great"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Openreach Engineer in Luton, East of England, England

    I worked at Openreach full-time

    Pros

    Fun place to work Personal van

    Cons

    Support Can’t use van for personal use

  8. "Best job I've had"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Telecommunications Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Openreach full-time

    Pros

    I've been working at openreach (bt) London for the past 2 years and hands down best job I've had feel like a valued member of staff and there is always someone to help you if you get stuck

    Cons

    Can't think of any thing

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  9. "Good company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Engineer in Peterborough, England

    I have been working at Openreach full-time

    Pros

    Salary Overtime Only 1 weekend in 4 working

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  10. "Honest review"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Area Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Openreach full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with, benefits are a nice perk. Some flexibility in your work location. Support in covid 10/10. Senior management have the right ambition.

    Cons

    Pay falls short of market rate, more acutely around the London areas. There is often a conflict between doing what’s right for your team and deliverables for the organisation.

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