Turner Construction Reviews

Updated August 22, 2015
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Turner Construction President and CEO Peter J. Davoren
Peter J. Davoren
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Pros
  • Work life balance is great-- care about the employees (in 14 reviews)

  • Really good company with good benefits (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance is preached as a critical component to success, but rarely is it practiced or accepted (in 14 reviews)

  • Construction in general has very long hours when compared to other disciplines (in 20 reviews)

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  1. Executive

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Turner Construction full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    a Great Career Oriented Company

    Cons

    Very Slow to change way things have always been done


  2. Construction Project Manager

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    Current Employee - SPD Project Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - SPD Project Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Turner Construction full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Co-workers are great to work with.

    Cons

    Senior management can be disconnected at times.

    Advice to Management

    Develop a strategy for employee retention and an incentive program. Also need to develop a manner to recognize the sacrifices and hard work that employees put in.


  3. Engineer

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Turner Construction full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work is good here. nice salary and nice colleague

    Cons

    not at all... they all good here ........................................

    Advice to Management

    Keep t real


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  5. Big includes bad

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Turner Construction full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Big company with vast skills and resources

    Cons

    Big included subpar performers are able to hang around and make hard workers worker harder to overcome them, while they coast.


  6. Great Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great culture - lots of opportunities to do various community and team building events

    Cons

    Long hours - not a lot of recognition for work life balance


  7. Project Engineer

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Turner Construction full-time

    Pros

    Best Place to launch a career, with top notch training.

    Cons

    Slow mid level movement, very corporate. Change is slow. Work/Life Balance is openly referred to as a joke, but this pertains to the industry all-together, not just Turner.


  8. Project Engineer

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    Current Employee - Project Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people with an overwhelming knowledge of the industry experience and progression

    Cons

    Working in the field is very fast paced, so patience and a level head is needed to prevent frustration

    Advice to Management

    Communication among employees and to both the owner and subcontractors is paramount, so making the latest tech available is worth its weight in gold.


  9. Great Experience

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I have learned a lot about the industry through my experience thus far.

    Cons

    I recieved very few details about the internship until two weeks prior to the start date.


  10. Union laborer

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Union Laborer in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Union Laborer in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Turner Construction (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Turner construction is where I started as a laborer I learned a lot during that period. We had a very good laborer team.

    Cons

    No room for advancement regarding laborers

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  11. Learning a lot during my summer internship

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Everyone is so kind and willing to help. Good pay.

    Cons

    Sometimes you have to put in long hours. But then again that's in construction and things need to get done.



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