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CB&I Reviews

Updated April 19, 2017
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CB&I President and CEO Philip K. Asherman
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  1. "Good place"

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    Current Employee - Painter in Lake Charles, LA
    Current Employee - Painter in Lake Charles, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CB&I full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good company and place grow

    Cons

    I have found know cons

    Advice to Management

    No comments


  2. "Construction and Engineering"

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    Former Employee - Process Design in Baton Rouge, LA
    Former Employee - Process Design in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CB&I full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Top notch hardware and software.

    Cons

    Everyone is just a number. What you contribute will not save your job.


  3. "FEMA Disaster Recovery Project in Baton Rouge"

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    Current Employee - General Foreman in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - General Foreman in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at CB&I full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay
    Provided with all the tools necessary for assigned tasks
    Generally positive work environment

    Cons

    Disorganization
    Lack of disciplinary action against slacking co-workers


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  5. "Management"

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    Current Employee - BHT in Mesa, AZ
    Current Employee - BHT in Mesa, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CB&I full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good money working as a tech

    Cons

    Management needs to be staff oriented

    Advice to Management

    Allow stag to be happy and have the same respect if not more for patients


  6. "Great, challenging work; disconnected upper management"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Hamilton, NJ
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Hamilton, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at CB&I full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Competitive pay and good benefits, work is unique and challenging. Personally rewarding experience and career developing; awesome team to work with

    Cons

    Huge company, so upper management is pretty disconnected to the realities of working on each project. Almost all the top executives do not believe in climate change or global warming

    Advice to Management

    In eat in more sustainable energy projects and dump the fossil fuel gig


  7. "CB&I Safety Program"

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    Former Employee - Senior EHS Specialist in Augusta, GA
    Former Employee - Senior EHS Specialist in Augusta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CB&I full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    CB&I has a strong EHS Program with in-depth industrial safety procedures and impressive technical support for it's projects.

    Cons

    The training requirements for employees is well supported by top management but the implementation and style of training is rigid and boring at times and doesn't allow a skilled trainer or instructor to use their talents.

    Advice to Management

    Support a training style that allows some flexibility for the various projects and locations to make them more user friendly and relatable for the attendees.


  8. "Subcontracts/Procurement"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alexandria, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alexandria, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at CB&I (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Close to metro system
    Very interesting and challenging work.
    Salary pay is above the
    The nice people are so afraid of loosing their jobs that they all carry daggers for other people's backs.
    Great Safety

    Cons

    Poor management.
    Very disorganized.
    Everyone is just a number.
    What you contribute will not save your job.
    Force you to use whom they want where they want.
    Lots of resources but no direction


  9. "Mechanical Designer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CB&I (More than a year)

    Pros

    great work schedule and location is convenient

    Cons

    limited projects to much down time

    Advice to Management

    get more work


  10. "Expected better"

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    Former Employee - Site Manager in La Porte, TX
    Former Employee - Site Manager in La Porte, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CB&I full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Raise every year. Company vehicle. Paid cell phone. There's a twenty word minimum required by Glassdoor but there's not twenty words for pros.

    Cons

    Very disorganized. Very Corporate. Mismanaged. Typical buddy system. Force you to use whom they want where they want. Lots of resources but no direction.

    Advice to Management

    If procedures don't work, improve them.


  11. "Security"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orangeburg, SC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orangeburg, SC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CB&I (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The plant was near my home.

    Cons

    Part time position, wanted full time.



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