C. Overaa & Co.

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    a learning rewarding experience that ended too soon because of a recession.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Carpenter  in  Richmond, CA
    Current Employee - Carpenter in Richmond, CA

    I have been working at C. Overaa & Co.

    Pros

    1. anyone that wanted to could advance.
    2. when you need time off it could be arranged.
    3. reward incentives for being safe.
    4. company stressed safety and had a very low accident ratio.
    5. company believed in socializing and had yearly picnic and chrismas party.
    6. company would try to put you on job sites close to home.

    Cons

    1. some upper management shows too much favoritism.
    2. when a job is in fast pace mode thier is mandatory o. t. and it is almost impossible to get time off.
    3. when a dispute arises company almost always sides with superintendent even if they appear wrong.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    all management, whether your forman, superintendent, or project manager, should listen to all employee ideas or thoughts. anyone could have a good idea, even the newest laborer.

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Website www.overaa.com
Headquarters Richmond, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1907
Type Company - Private
Industry Construction, Repair & Maintenance
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year

For more than a century, C. Overaa & Co. has been making its mark in Northern California. Norwegian immigrant and carpenter Carl Overaa founded the company in 1907 in order to help rebuild San Francisco after a major earthquake struck. Today the family-owned company builds institutional, commercial, industrial, public, and housing projects primarily in San Francisco's East Bay. It provides preconstruction, design/build, construction, sustainable building, and contracting services. The company's customers have included Courtyard by Marriott, the John Muir Medical Center... More

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