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Great place to work

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Area Superintendent in Arlington, VA
Current Employee - Area Superintendent in Arlington, VA

I have been working at Hensel Phelps Construction

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

I have worked for several companies during my career and HP was the most supportive companies I have ever worked for. The benefits package is exceptional and salary is consistent with other companies in the industry. Personal well being seems to be a company value and the practice of safety is unmatched. Employees are valued and respected. The company expects a lot from all employees and gives as much or more in return. Working there was the greatest professional experience I have had and only left for a family relocation to a state HP was not currently working. I highly recommended Hensel Phelps for anyone seeking employment.

Cons

Hours are long at times but there is a level of give and take and the hours do usually balance in the end.

Advice to Management

Continue to hire aggressively even in this economy. You should replace those undeserving of their position or those who take their position for granted and don't value what they really have with HP.

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  1. Construction is a FULL time job

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Office Engineer in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Office Engineer in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Hensel Phelps Construction

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good money and long hours, make sure to form a family bond with fellow employees.

    Cons

    Long hours, family time is hard to come by.

    Advice to Management

    There is an opportunity for everyone.


  2. Not a place for progressive construction managers

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Engineer in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Field Engineer in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Hensel Phelps Construction

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment. Good people, especially the craft. Young engineers learn a lot from their field experience. Very good overall training program - employees have access to a plethora of industry courses year-round through a very well designed and implemented company education portal.

    Cons

    The hours are ridiculousness. Kiss your personal and family life goodbye. Communication at HP is horrible. Though this is the construction industry, often HP gives less than a week notice when its time to uproot and move to a new job. Communication between lower and upper-level management isn't great either. Its difficult to get an honest assessment of your progress or deficiencies. HP has a terrible record of retaining and promoting minorities and women.

    Advice to Management

    Get with the times. I suggest offering more trainings on communication and managerial skills.


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