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Adolfson & Peterson Reviews

Updated January 27, 2015
Updated January 27, 2015
11 Reviews
4.2
11 Reviews
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  1.  

    Great company, awesome culture and people

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Adolfson & Peterson full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The best thing about working here is that it is a group of extremely competent people who care about each other and have fun while building awesome projects.

    Cons

    Just like any other construction company, workload is cyclical and challenging to manage at times because of the market.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the culture and good people!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Great working environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Aurora, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Aurora, CO

    I worked at Adolfson & Peterson full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work, supportive and work-life balance.

    Cons

    Not many if any negatives

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate more with all employees concerning changes within the company strupture. Hire more minorities!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Amazing.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Adolfson & Peterson

    Pros

    A&P hires talented individuals and helps guide their development.

    Cons

    If you can call it a con. Company is restructuring for future growth.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great company, virtually unlimited opportunity, good culture

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO

    I have been working at Adolfson & Peterson full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Company cares about its employees. Continually focused on improvement and how to add value to their clients. Many opportunities for training and learning.

    Cons

    Not much to say here. As with all construction companies, we go through cycles of extremely busy work periods where work / life balance suffers, but that how the industry works.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    intern

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern
    Current Employee - Intern

    I have been working at Adolfson & Peterson full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    company values exceed any standard I have ever seen. an emphasis on growth and internal personal development shows the dedication A&P has, and its commitment to help its employee's succeed

    Cons

    not alot to say here

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    allow new hires to learn at "their" pace

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Superintendent in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Superintendent in Denver, CO

    I worked at Adolfson & Peterson full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with, strong leadership team, and opportunities for advancement. The company has great family values that make working there fun and satisfying.

    Cons

    Construction market can ebb and flow with the economy. A&P is a growing company with regional exposure but does not have a full national presence.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Overall good company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis Park, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis Park, MN

    I worked at Adolfson & Peterson full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly environment and company appreciates employees. Often caters in lunch and breakfast. Company works hard to promote safety and education within the company.

    Cons

    Management seems to be more concerned with keeping things how they are than keeping their employees around. When I was there, they were laying off people constantly, but never cut back on the perks. I would rather of kept my job than be fed every day, or have all expense paid fishing trips for a handful of employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    See cons section. Don't say everything is fine when you are actually planning the next round of layoffs. If you tell the company what is going on, they will be more willing to work with you. If you state that either you cut this bonus/frill out of the budget or people will get laid off, most people (the people A&P want) will stay with the company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Learning experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Paso, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Paso, TX

    I have been working at Adolfson & Peterson

    Pros

    Chances to grow after entry level position are strong

    Cons

    Low salary and benefit package were low. Due to project being chaotic. Renegotiation in process.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Busy

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Foreman in Aurora, CO
    Current Employee - Foreman in Aurora, CO

    I have been working at Adolfson & Peterson

    Pros

    High pace environment, good staff, and opportunity to learn - expand job duties.

    Cons

    Weekend work common, short staffed job-sites, and stressful budgets.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clarify lower level employee duties, specify goals/agendas, allow lower level participation in evaluation of company.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Very disorganized and largely unsatisfactory.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Adolfson & Peterson

    Pros

    Flexible work environment and better than average health benefits. Location of office is centralized. Still a small amount of family atmosphere.

    Cons

    Upper management for the Midwest lacks leadership capabilities and largely does not appreciate or respect the employees. The continued procurement of employees from one specific other local General Contractor continues to prove a hidden agenda from the Region's Vice President to realign his former "buddies" he used to work with and help them procure the titles and salaries they have seemingly desired. One can only anticipate that this level of leadership can and will destroy what has long been built by the Adolfson family. Disappointment and frustration are two words of a long list of cons that I could list.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They don't listen and are " me" people, so they believe they are not the problem. Selfishness is a hard habit to break.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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