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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 Essential Construction Co.
in Atlanta, GA

What do you like about working at Essential Construction Co.?

"The ability to be trusted to get the job done while given the freedom to set my own work and travel schedule."

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

"Sell yourself truthfully to stay within the boundaries of your solid capabilities.."

What don't you like about working at Essential Construction Co.?

"Putting many hours of time, money and effort into composing a bid for a project only to loose via competitive bidding. I would rather negotiate a project directly with the owner."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Capitalize on your long jeopardy of being a trusted and proven contractor in the industry."

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

What do you like about working at Ovation Construction?

"I like working independantly and turn key and the convenience of being home based"

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

"Ovation is not hiring. Advice I would suggest all applicants to be qualified and have a professional demeanor, pay strict attention to quality, and safety."

What don't you like about working at Ovation Construction?

"The amount of work kept my hours low until I was layed off due to lack of work."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Bid competitively and bid as much work as possible. Be deligent in soliciting qualified, multiple sub contractor bids to assure the best possible estimate."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Estimator at Division Nine Contracting
in Denver, CO

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"I have extensive experience the construction and manufacturing industries."

What do you like about working at Division Nine Contracting?

"When the construction industry was doing well it was challeging and I was lucky to work with some great general contractors on multI million dollar projects."

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

"You must be a self starter and be abel to hit the ground running."

What don't you like about working at Division Nine Contracting?

"We were somewhat limited and it was really easy to get over our heads on the big jobs."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"More financial backing was needed to be a serious player."

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

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Great"

What do you like about working at Purvis Property Management?

"The people were really nice, had a great time working with people that are now close friends I can count on."

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

"Be honest and open with yourself and the employer. The employer will like that."

What don't you like about working at Purvis Property Management?

"No career opportunity, with PPMI being such a small company. It's hard to see myself moving on to a higher position other than actually opening my own paint business as a competitor."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To keep up the good work, and always remember that costumers and people always count first."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Estimator at The Kelly Cos.
in Hyattsville, MD

What do you like about working at The Kelly Cos.?

"Independence, benefits, responsibilities, hours, atmosphere, some colleagues, thinking outside the box"

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

"If one interviews for a position plan to stay in the position or look outside for advancement"

What don't you like about working at The Kelly Cos.?

"supervisor though he knew more than what he really does, made every project he accomplish a big deal"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stop pigeon holing individuals, and offering advancement in their careers"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Estimator at Reliable Wholesale Lumber
Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 2.2 / 5
Support You Get 1.4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Company Culture 3 / 5
Way You Work 3 / 5
Estimator at Hewitt Associates
Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 3.6 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.6 / 5
Company Culture 3.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.1 / 5
Estimator at MechoShade Systems
Person You Work For 1.2 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.6 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Estimator at Border States Electric Supply
People You Work With 3.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5 Support You Get 4.3 / 5
Rewards You Receive 2.2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.1 / 5 Company Culture 4 / 5
Way You Work 4.8 / 5
Estimator at TDIndustries
in Phoenix, AZ

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Not a good enviroment to work."

Person You Work For 2.5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2.9 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2.1 / 5 Way You Work 2.1 / 5
Estimator at Midstate Mechanical
in Phoenix, AZ

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Could have been a better place to work."

Person You Work For 3.1 / 5 People You Work With 4.1 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.7 / 5
Company Culture 2.9 / 5 Way You Work 3.1 / 5
Estimator at All Phase Construction
Person You Work For 3.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 2.4 / 5
Support You Get 2.2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.2 / 5
Company Culture 1.3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Estimator at State Industrial Products
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3.9 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.5 / 5
Company Culture 3.5 / 5 Way You Work 3.5 / 5
Estimator at Novak Construction
in Almont, MI
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4.1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.6 / 5
Company Culture 3.1 / 5 Way You Work 4.5 / 5
Estimator at Metso Corp.
Person You Work For 2.9 / 5 People You Work With 2.7 / 5 Work Setting 3.1 / 5
Support You Get 2.6 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.3 / 5
Company Culture 3.1 / 5 Way You Work 2.9 / 5
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