How much does a I and R contractor make at frontier?
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I seen contractor using frontier ladder and bucket truck with frontier employee watching him. Something wrong with this picture don't u think.
The “company” now being back filled with old retired Verizon management dead weight. Has this idea that contractors are cheaper than employees. To a certain extent that is true. However, in every scenario you get what you pay for. 9 out of every 10 jobs given to a contractor has to be “fixed” by an employee after “completion”. The incompetent 2nd lines (hi Jack) and vps don’t take that into account when bean counting. The California fire damage from 2018 still isn’t really complete from all the go95s incurred by inferior contract work. People that have actually done the job would know these things. People that are still only concerned about how arbitrary numbers look on a spreadsheet, so they get a good bonus. Will be and have been the cause of the death spiral of this company.
Closing tickets whether truly complete or not (as required by management) to stop the clock, same repeats over and over. Somehow 10 guys spending 45 minutes on a trouble looks better than 1 guy spending 3 hours to truly fix the issue. This starts at the top. In the days of GTE, management knew the best way to take care of trouble and the customer was to fix it right the first time. Regardless, of what needed to be done. Most managers, 2nd lines and VPs. Have no idea what needs to be done to begin with. So they rehash tired and inefficient policies that they can micromanage to feel competent and effective. I could write a book on the mismanagement I see every day in this company. Yes, there are a few lazy techs and some sadly just aren’t trained (after years). However, if management were truly effective those employees would have a clear and precise direction, training and tools to their jobs properly. Frontier is a failed and collapsing company that rests solely of the shoulders of its poorly managed resources, finances, policies (or lack of) and “Management” at the 2nd line level and up is solely to blame.
Re: Deliquent payments.
We ran of Auto Repair places and we found it difficult to have our vans repaired because Frontier was terrible went it came to paying bills. "d—beats" for months.
Considering a union employee costs around 100 an hour to employ (and that is conservative), a contracting firm is likely paid, 60 to 50 an hour, with the Contracting techs making $15 to $25 an hour. If you can get the contracting firm to work based off of units of work, rather than per hour, you can improve your costs per hour. The contractor makes his biggest profit off of add ons.
That's if they pay them! Met a few former contractors that were not paid for over three months when time sheets, invoices, etc were submitted weekly.
DEPENDS IF THEY USE KNEE PADS EXTRA 50 BUCKS
30 dollars per job