Engineering Consulting Services

  www.ecslimited.com
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Engineering Consulting Services Reviews

Updated October 15, 2014
Updated October 15, 2014
4 Reviews
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4 Reviews

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    Ecs Carolinas

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    Current Employee - Field Tech in Fayetteville, NC
    Current Employee - Field Tech in Fayetteville, NC

    I have been working at Engineering Consulting Services full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Freedom for setting own schedule

    Cons

    No company vehucles , a lot of wear and tare on my own vehicle that was costly to repair

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow workers to make a living wage and help more than the minimum for personal vehicle compensation. Also take into account new hires education level instead of giving the same base pay.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
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    Do not work here.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Engineering Consulting Services

    Pros

    Coworkers and office staff are friendly.

    Cons

    Horrible pay, either too much work or not enough, inconsistent hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your field techs what they deserve.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Good way to make money fast but get burnt out fast.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Engineering Consulting Services full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    You can make a lot of money fast if you're willing to sacrifice time elsewhere.

    Cons

    Required certifications need to be completed within a strict time frame. Failure to do so results in pay cut then loss of job. Getting your certs in is not on the priority list of management until you are running down to your last few days. Also be prepared to dedicate more time to work than spending it at home. If you're single this is the best job to make money fast, otherwise be prepared to have your relationship suffer. Currently working 60-70hr weeks; 14-18hr days.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    I gained a wide range of experiences, but overall the pressure to be billable was very stressful.

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    Former Employee - Environmental Scientist in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Environmental Scientist in Raleigh, NC

    I worked at Engineering Consulting Services full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Entry level employees are typically exposed to lots of different services and gain exposure to the wide ranging field of environmental consulting rapidly.

    Cons

    Billability is highly tracked and all employees are expected to market and maintain clients, which can take away time from the required minimum billable hour expectations resulting in a lot of extra hours worked to meet goals. Upper management seems to be solely and laser focused on profitability and not much else. Work product quality, client relationships, professional development, and work-life balance all suffer as a result of the profit centered culture.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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