Orascom Construction Reviews

Updated March 22, 2015
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  1. QC

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Orascom Construction

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Learning environment, great people to deal with, and big organization

    Cons

    A lot of work but you will enjoy it. You gonna meet some difficulties dealing with the system because every job has his own system.

  2. good company great exp. real engineering

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Orascom Construction full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good company great exp. real engineering

    Cons

    many managing levels , hard work

  3. Great Company for Growth

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Orascom Construction

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Opportunity to learn and open to corporate education
    - Work on a bit of everything
    - Not very hierarchical
    - Growing company with operations around the world

    Cons

    - No corporate systems in place, which put excessive administrative burdens on employees.

    Advice to Management

    - Get more involved in the internal company operation
    - Insure proper and consistent reporting from department

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  5. A company to build yourself and gain best experience in middle east

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    Former Employee - Planning Engineer in Cairo (Egypt)
    Former Employee - Planning Engineer in Cairo (Egypt)

    I worked at Orascom Construction full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very good system and engineering knowledge , I worked there for 7 years and gained best experience

    Cons

    Low Paying Scale
    No promotions, very large queue for promotions
    under employment which cause too much pressure on professional employees

    Advice to Management

    Re-study/adjust salaries as per Market

  6. prestige with no money

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    Current Employee - IT Support Engineer in Cairo (Egypt)
    Current Employee - IT Support Engineer in Cairo (Egypt)

    I have been working at Orascom Construction full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    gain experience - large enviroment

    Cons

    no appreciation - no money

    Advice to Management

    bad upper managment

  7. Helpful (1)

    I have beed working with OCI more than 6 years

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Orascom Construction

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It's a big school for learning , getting a wonderful experience and enriching your knowledge.

    Cons

    Some HR & Admin systems need to be developed and implemented properly.

    Advice to Management

    To give more intention to the young talented employees.

  8. Good opportunity to learn and to gain experience

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Orascom Construction

    Pros

    Good opportunity to learn and to gain experience

    Cons

    Corruption and unfair salaries

  9. It's was a very beneficial training for me

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    Current Intern - IT Engineer in Madīnat Sittah Uktūbar (Egypt)
    Current Intern - IT Engineer in Madīnat Sittah Uktūbar (Egypt)

    I have been working at Orascom Construction as an intern (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I learned a lot of new stuff, and learned to cooperate with my colleagues

    Cons

    Some time I face things that I don't understand it, so I'll have to search for it as an IT trainee

  10. i had experience of electrical transmission system and lighting design with the voltage drop and short circuit cal.

    Former Intern - Electrical Engineer in Cairo (Egypt)
    Former Intern - Electrical Engineer in Cairo (Egypt)

    I worked at Orascom Construction as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    i learnt a lot of things with this company

    Cons

    an effort to prevent extra costs being passed onto the consumer

  11. Well established operation that reward excell employees

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    Former Employee - Finance Manager in Cairo (Egypt)
    Former Employee - Finance Manager in Cairo (Egypt)

    I worked at Orascom Construction full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    No boundaries, reward talents good training capabilities.

    Cons

    Growth targets over stretched, sometimes takes uncalculated risk.

    Advice to Management

    Beware of too much internal politics can obstruct vision.

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