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"It is a very rewarding job if you have a strong attention to detail and a passion for it."
Posted 8 years ago
Estimator at Egizii Electric
in Springfield, IL

What do you like about working at Egizii Electric?

"The estiamting and managing the projects. Managing the service department . Meeting the customers."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Don't expect to move up the corporate ladder. Make sure you cross your i and cross your t. Document everything."

What don't you like about working at Egizii Electric?

"The back stabbing. The negative work culture. The constant blaming from management."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To show respect for the employees that are doing the work. Don't take credit for a job well done and throw the employees under the bus when something goes wrong."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Estimator at Construct Two Group
in Orlando, FL

What do you like about working at Construct Two Group?

"Great working as part of a profesisonal team at ConstructTwo Group."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Maintain phone numbers, give detailed information on your resume, references and related documents."

What don't you like about working at Construct Two Group?

"Change of focus from work in the United States to international work (Africa)."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would like to suggest more bids in local area of Orlando Florida."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Estimator at Kiewit Corp.
in Federal Way, WA

What do you like about working at Kiewit Corp.?

"I like that the company has been so successful since it started, and that it works hard to maintain the values that originally made it successful."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The pay is only worth it if you are going to work long term and get into the stock program"

What don't you like about working at Kiewit Corp.?

"Management expects you to adjust your personal life to fit your job. Expect to work long hours (70-80), move around frequently with little or no warning, and you wont be able to spend much time with your family! Also, time to do the things you enjoy: hobbies and weekly activities are eaten up by work. Promotions seem more aligned with who puts in the most face time opposed to what work you actually accomplished."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Let people know when they are doing a good job."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Estimator at ici Architectural Millwork
in Los Angeles, CA

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"The estimator have very little enjoyment for his job."

What do you like about working at ici Architectural Millwork?

"Winning a bid is a great experience. You feel you succeed with your work."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Yes. You need to understand the manufacturing process to be correctly involved in bids."

What don't you like about working at ici Architectural Millwork?

"Not receiving information for your bid proposals from the general contractors"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The estimating department needs to be involved in the manufacturing process for accuracy of the bids."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Estimator at Egizii Electric
in East Alton, IL

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"very rewarding and fruitful, I grew in my time there"

What do you like about working at Egizii Electric?

"The team was top notch, the work rewarding, our employer the best."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The company was family owned, and now going out of business due to the breakup of the family."

What don't you like about working at Egizii Electric?

"upper managers did not get along well often mistrustful of each other."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The upper managers should put aside mistrust and come together to strengthen the team and company and"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Estimator at Homestead Paving
in Homestead, FL

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Overall, HPC is a great company to work for, but there is no room to move up."

What do you like about working at Homestead Paving?

"the level of knowledge and experience that is brought to the work enviroment."

What don't you like about working at Homestead Paving?

"their is no rooom to be promoted with in the company."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Estimator at Dietrich Industries
in Cleveland, OH

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"My experience was great"

What do you like about working at Dietrich Industries?

"What I liked about working at this company was the professionalism."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be prepared to perform with minimal or no supervision. Understand the expectations of your position."

What don't you like about working at Dietrich Industries?

"I liked the overall working environment of the office which allowed accessibility to others with more experience in your job."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Continue to give all the tools and assistance to the estimating department."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Estimator at Premier Paving
in Denver, CO

What do you like about working at Premier Paving?

"I liked the flexability, coworkers were very relaxed but professional."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I can not offer any tips for interviewing with this company"

What don't you like about working at Premier Paving?

"I did not like working in Denver and frequently I was required to travel to Castle Rock"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I have zero suggestions for the management. They were excellent"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Estimator at Flint Energy Services

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Great place to work, value of where your ethinisity and respect."

What do you like about working at Flint Energy Services?

"they provide one on one training to what you are going to be doing"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"learn company value, vision and principles which can be found on their website"

What don't you like about working at Flint Energy Services?

"basically do not have nothing to say about this question."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"keep up with the spirit, safety and company value and vision"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Estimator at Charlotte Glass
in Charlotte, NC

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Great individuals but the end result does not equal the sum of all the parts"

What do you like about working at Charlotte Glass?

"People are great, environment is very nice, resources to do my job are adequate. I have a lot of freedom"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just be honest. ask lots of questions about things that are important to you....ie what is the 5 year plan for the company What are the feedbacks in place for employees"

What don't you like about working at Charlotte Glass?

"no feedback, no vision, no leadership, no transparency, no real accountability, no bonus program"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"do 6 month reviews and set some goals for the employees. assess skills and assure that people are utilizing their strengths and getting the training for the weaknesses. 1x per year go over the state of the business. Line out some management and assign responsibilities"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Estimator at SLI Framing
in Kemah, TX

What do you like about working at SLI Framing?

"Enjoy the fast pace of multi-family construction, and the freedom to make decisions as the need arises."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just have experience in multi-family wood frame construction, and be ready to go to work."

What don't you like about working at SLI Framing?

"I think the lack of communication could be a problem from time to time."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Please answer e-mails, phone calls, and texts, they could be important."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Estimator at Tito Contractors
in Washington, DC

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Great Job/Work environment, extremely under-compensated"

What do you like about working at Tito Contractors?

"Great office/field work environment, great field staff. I enjoy the work itself and the work I do."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be willing to take a paycut, work long hours, and deal with an obnoxious CEO."

What don't you like about working at Tito Contractors?

"I feel that 80% of the employees are drastically underpaid and taken advantage of."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Compensate your employees in a manner that is common for our industry."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Estimator at Newport Stationers
in Irvine, CA

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Very Rewarding, Worked as a Self Starter"

What do you like about working at Newport Stationers?

"I was allowed to work in a Self Starter Mode."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Utilize every method possible to continue the processes that have been extablished within the constraints of the company."

What don't you like about working at Newport Stationers?

"No latitude for growth potential in this particular working position."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The Management of the company did everything possible to help the company grow."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Estimator at Landmark Interior Builders
in Lake Dallas, TX

What do you like about working at Landmark Interior Builders?

"I am at the front lines making decisions and getting things done"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Great place to work and they treat people a fair understanding"

What don't you like about working at Landmark Interior Builders?

"I can only get so big and want to grow"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"need to reach out and do more PR and get more work"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Estimator at Tri-Star Electric
in Fountain Valley, CA

What do you like about working at Tri-Star Electric?

"you work as if you where self employee. you go after your own projects and install your own jobs."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"to be prepare to be on your own and self motivator."

What don't you like about working at Tri-Star Electric?

"the company does not have any room for promotions or no intentions of growing."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"to be more supportive and interactive with the employees and projects."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
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