DynCorp International

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DynCorp International Reviews

Updated October 31, 2014
Updated October 31, 2014
369 Reviews
3.3
369 Reviews
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James Geisler
12 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good pay compared to some of the other companies (in 28 reviews)

  • Hours of operations, Great people to work with, "By the book" maintenance (in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • Long hours, Logistics(parts/materials) Living Accomodations (in 13 reviews)

  • Upper management does not communicate effectively so issues constantly arise (in 12 reviews)

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  1.  

    Do Not Work Here.... You Will Regret It!!!!!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX

    I worked at DynCorp International full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Location was centralize. Worked with a few good people.

    Cons

    Poor management skills, poor pay for work you put in, no employee moral, unreasonable workloads and over time hours. Managment is very narrowed in its views. Most people are not personable. Company encourages advancment and growth within, but when you actually apply for it you are denied because your current manager has to approve the move and does not. Management has a lack of encouragment with their employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow the employees to review their managers in addition to annual reviews. Learn to compromise and know that employees have lives outside of the company. Learn to show appreciation to your employees and do not talk down to them. So acting as if your employees are part of an assembly line and know they are real people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    No employee growth and too much ignorance

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kandahar (Afghanistan)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kandahar (Afghanistan)

    I have been working at DynCorp International as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    the only advantage is that you are sure what you signed for is what you get nothing special

    Cons

    war zone dangers as usual

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Can you just look at what one can actually do rather than keeping one person in one position we got talent

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Amazing company to work with.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Human Resources
    Current Employee - Senior Human Resources

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work culture, ethics, colleagues, diversity

    Cons

    Difficult geographic locations to work in

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  5.  

    Simply horrible! DONT GET SUCKED IN!!!

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Crew Chief, Trainer, Advisor in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Crew Chief, Trainer, Advisor in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

    I have been working at DynCorp International

    Pros

    There are no "Pros" for working on this contract at all!

    Cons

    Horrible site management
    Horrible living arrangments
    Dyncorp employees takes blame for all mishaps by locals
    Most locals mistreat you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    My advice to site management is to LEAVE! My advice to Corporate management is to FIRE the site management.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good Pay horrible management

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

    I have been working at DynCorp International

    Pros

    Pay is competitive and liked the location

    Cons

    Corporate needs to re-evaluate their managment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Managers should be open about changes within the companies and department. Directors should listen to what the lower level employees are telling them about their managers and make changes to the management instead of brushing them off.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Bad example of how the "contracting" world is supposed to be.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at DynCorp International

    Pros

    Compared to having a job and not having a job, you can always start networking to find other places for employment by networking with other contractors.

    Cons

    This company underbid many other contracting agencies to win the bids. In this business practice, they do have numerous oppurtunities, but the individual suffers because you salary is lower than what it should be, plus numerous cuts to the benefits package.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very bad.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Laundry Attendant
    Current Employee - Laundry Attendant

    I have been working at DynCorp International

    Pros

    Bad economical situation in my country. Because I have accepted to be here. Otherwise I would think twice to accept such a job.

    Cons

    Too many promises for good life,promotions and good salaries. It gives you hope all the time but at the end you become aware that those were just empty promises. It is very rare someone to be promoted. 90% from the Balkan people are not satisfied with their FNA contracts. Anyway, someone has to open the world map and to see that Macedonia and Bosnia are part of Europe.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To be more concerned about its employees. People use to quit just because they are not satisfied with the money. If the company wants to have and keep the professionals with it they have to think about this issue. Otherwise only Kenyians and Indians will work here.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not the best experience, lack of professional leadership from supervisor.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Buyer
    Former Employee - Buyer

    I worked at DynCorp International

    Pros

    Salary was ok compared to other companies. Always paid on time.

    Cons

    Long, long, hours. Purchasing Manager was not suited for leadership. Incredible workload with not enough staff. Manager did not seem to care about his people he just wanted the work to get done. They operate in dangerous countries.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your people better. They are your best asset.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    It was exhausting.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Junior Accountant in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Junior Accountant in Fort Worth, TX

    I worked at DynCorp International

    Pros

    I am not sure that I have anything positive.

    Cons

    The cons of working at DynCorp is the employees are not teamplayers. The training is not adequate. You are expected to perform your job without asking questions. The environment is more figure it out on your own. If you make mistakes you will lose your job. You are expected to work late. The salaries are inflated.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be honest with employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Shell game; entire business model seems like a bait and switch for expectations they've sold the gov't.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Manager in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at DynCorp International

    Pros

    Salary was above average and offices were clean, well-kept. Overall competence and motivation of employees is good. Bottom Line: They pay well, but part of that is because they are negotiated into contracts.

    Cons

    Controller overrules other departments by cutting their budgets.
    Zero corporate governance.
    All decisions made in Falls Church, FW seen as backwater..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be careful that you don't end up on the front page of the WSJ again, people might not be so forgiving.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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