Austal Reviews

Updated May 10, 2021

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3.3
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Austal Chief Executive Officer, Austal Limited Paddy Gregg (no image)
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Pros
  • "Good pay, good benifits, steady work, lots of overtime if wanted(in 8 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, fair pay, bonus available(in 7 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Upper management is very isolated from the work force(in 8 reviews)

  • "Isolation, long hours and working conditions are sub standard(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good company

      May 10, 2021 - Structural Welder in Mobile, AL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay and good people

      Cons

      Management needs work to get together

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Shipbuilding

      Apr 17, 2021 - Category Manager in Mobile, AL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Location. Nice work environment. Salary is good for the area.

      Cons

      Dusty environment. Frequently restructure and change titles. Benefits are par for the industry.

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    3. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Austal

      Mar 3, 2021 - Outside Machinist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life Pay Co workers 15 min breaks

      Cons

      If you want to work hard and not get rewarded this is the place for you!

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good job

      Jan 2, 2021 - Welder/Fabricator in Mobile, AL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Schedule, benefits, work environment, reasonable pay

      Cons

      Hard to move up without being friends with higher ups who don’t invite new friends or brown nosing

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    5. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Run away

      Sep 28, 2020 - Tradesmen 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You get a paycheck weekly

      Cons

      Everything else is truly awful.

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Austal

      Jun 15, 2020 - Social Media Coordinator in Mobile, AL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice staff and very helpful!

      Cons

      Large staff so it is hard sometimes to network.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Decent place to work

      Apr 15, 2020 - Crane Operator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay, good benifits, steady work, lots of overtime if wanted

      Cons

      No room to progress career.

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    8. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good for a Temporary Job

      Feb 2, 2020 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Vacation Benefits Easy work Low standards

      Cons

      Hard to advance Management does not care about employees Company future does not look good

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    9. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      none

      Apr 1, 2020 - Structural Welder 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You don't have to work in the rain.

      Cons

      They don't take care of you when you get injured. Poor air ventilation on ships in final assembly

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Working at austal is a very rewarding job with a great sense of pride

      Jan 3, 2020 - Shipfitter in Mobile, AL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The pay is pretty good

      Cons

      Moving up is hard without know the right person

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