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Great Environment

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Former Intern - Project Engineer in New York, NY
Former Intern - Project Engineer in New York, NY

I worked at Skanska USA Building as an intern

Pros

Great working environment! Casual but expect to be challenged. Great teamwork and communication!

Cons

Sometimes there were down time but we used that to bounce ideas of each other or to look at other projects.

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  1. Being a Project Engineer is demanding yet rewarding because you can appreciate a tangible aspect of your career.

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    Current Employee - Project Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in New York, NY

    I have been working at Skanska USA Building

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I spoke with many other employees in the company and they have nothing but praise for Skanska. They were generally very satisfied and proud to be part of the company.

    Cons

    Though there aren't many downsides, one of the cons to the job are the long hours and the blurring between personal life and work life.

    Advice to Management

    Although being on call is very important, I think its important to get away from the job and not bring work home. Maybe it's a bit too demanding to expect employees to always respond to their work cell phones all the time.


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    Very political environment with little respect shown to non-management, non-technical personnel.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hillsboro, OR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hillsboro, OR

    I worked at Skanska USA Building

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Internationally, company has an outstanding reputation and is great for your resume. Company provides excellent benefits, is environmentally aware, and is beneficially involved in the respective location's local community. Company is very competitive in the construction arena which provides a reasonably comfortable level of job security. Company's stated, corporate employment policies are exceptional.

    Cons

    In some locations, stated policies exist only on paper while a "good, old boy" environment remains from the previous ownership. Non-management, non-technical personnel are treated with little respect and given no defining career paths. Salaries/bonuses for this group are very mediocre (or less) and long hours/weekends are the norm. Management arrogance is encouraged and perks are given to a select few. Standards are uneven, i.e., some get training, some do not, some are recognized for their dedication, some are not, etc...very uneven atmosphere.

    Advice to Management

    Enforce corporate policies in ALL locations, including, if necessary, removing management personnel who do not adhere to policies which ensure fair treatment for all. The bottom tier of personnel is your foundation; if you don't respect and encourage your foundation, eventually your building will implode.


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