Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Oak Brook, IL

ProsLeadership is hands-on
Great hours/salary/bonuses/401K/benefits
Extreme flexibility
Not hurting in the economy, company is booming

ConsMy job doesn't have much growth, but I didn't expect to be put in a manager role from the get-go.

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue doing a great job! This is the happiest I have been with an employer.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Beware

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Great Lakes Dredge & Dock full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Great co-workers, flex time is available, although frowned upon. Cons: Technology is extremely outdated. Upper management has completely lost touch with daily operations. This is still an old time construction company,… Advice to Senior Management: Learn your employees names. Walk around the office and learn what people do. When employees ask questions both out loud and annonomously through the website,… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great benefits, poor management decisions

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Great Lakes Dredge & Dock full-time for more than a year


    Pros: GLDD has some very smart, hard working people working for the company. They aren't always put in a position to succeed or given the resources… Cons: The leadership has very little understanding of what is happening with the company outside of the actual dredging operations. Ancillary departments are left to run… Advice to Senior Management: Spend a little more time looking into the support departments for the company. It is insulting to only find out about company information at a… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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