L-3 Communications

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L-3 Communications Reviews

Updated March 5, 2015
Updated March 5, 2015
769 Reviews
3.2
769 Reviews
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L-3 Communications Chairman, President and CEO Michael T. Strianese
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290 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Pay is good, but they love to lowball you coming in and then you are stuck (in 37 reviews)

  • overall a good company that provides autonomy, good work-life balance (in 28 reviews)


Cons
  • Good old boy network means that only the inner clique is included in anything (in 16 reviews)

  • Good old boy network of managers - many with roots in military (in 14 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Transportation

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at L-3 Communications

    Pros

    Good benefits, salary very reasonable

    Cons

    Government contracting is not a very stable place to be. One day you are working the next day you're not

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great people, OK design work.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at L-3 Communications full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great place if you have a passion for military equipment. The people are great.
    Every other friday off. Great work/life balance

    Cons

    Minimal pay increases. Its a place where they make it beneficial to be mediocre.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be leaders not just managers. Ask what your employees want and make an effort to get them there.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  3.  

    Good Company to work for.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Aircraft Mechanic in Greenville, TX
    Current Employee - Aircraft Mechanic in Greenville, TX

    I have been working at L-3 Communications full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Pay and benefits. Good job security

    Cons

    Supervision and management could use some work. Nepotism and "good ole boy" system running rampant.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hold supervisors accountable for unethical behavior.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great opportunity

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at L-3 Communications

    Pros

    Good work environment. People are nice.

    Cons

    Long commute to job location.

  6.  

    Great company to work for

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at L-3 Communications

    Pros

    Work experience and different kinds of benefits

    Cons

    work schedule could be improved

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Review

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at L-3 Communications

    Pros

    Good company good company good

    Cons

    Low pay low pay low

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more

    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Nice Place to work. No room for promotion

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at L-3 Communications

    Pros

    Nice co-workers and willing to help.

    Cons

    No room for promotions or encouragement of enhanced methods.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To heavy top for small company.

  9.  

    Electromechanical assembler

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    Former Employee - Electromechanical Assembly in Salt Lake City, UT
    Former Employee - Electromechanical Assembly in Salt Lake City, UT

    I worked at L-3 Communications

    Pros

    I enjoyed working at this comany. Almost 11 years.

    Cons

    You never knew when your turn was comming. For the next round of layoffs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    New supervisor's and managers do not know the people well enough to know who if not all to let go.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Outstanding

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    Current Employee - Instructor in Niceville, FL
    Current Employee - Instructor in Niceville, FL

    I have been working at L-3 Communications

    Pros

    The entire organization is fair, professional and competent

    Cons

    There are no cons to provide

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There is no advice to provide

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Administrative/ clerical, Pharmacy assistant

    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at L-3 Communications

    Pros

    Hard worker, easily getting along with people, will work overtime if needed. Will work in team environment, Dedicated worker.

    Cons

    I don't really like working in an non organized environment.

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