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CB&I Reviews

Updated January 15, 2018
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Patrick K. Mullen
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  • Help with relocation and good pay (in 52 reviews)

  • They provide good benefits, but not much of an opportunity for advancement (in 48 reviews)

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  1. "Client Manager Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at CB&I full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great flexibility if you maintain your own clients and meet goals. Depending on location and manager, opportunities to work in various areas.

    Cons

    Large company with aging demographics. Operations and structure changes annually to chase whatever is the newest idea of the day, quickly abandoning recent targets.

    Advice to Management

    look beyond the people that manage up and let you hear what you want to keep their job and get bonuses.


  2. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CB&I full-time

    Pros

    Get a company. Promotes from within

    Cons

    A little fragmented due to transition from Shaw

  3. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Sulphur, LA
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Sulphur, LA
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    They provide good benefits, but not much of an opportunity for advancement.

    Cons

    They rate of pay should be higher for the amount of stress.


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Short-sighted"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CB&I full-time

    Pros

    Decent Pay and overtime opportunities.

    Cons

    Short sighted leadership dug their own graves


  5. "Lto"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at CB&I full-time

    Pros

    Good hours week ends off work

    Cons

    Bosses are a bunch of idiots

    Advice to Management

    Ease up


  6. "Completions Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at CB&I full-time

    Pros

    Good money. Tons of overtime.

    Cons

    Management is bad. Project reminds you of a prison camp.

    Advice to Management

    Communication


  7. "Good money, bad management team"

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    Current Employee - Journeyman Pipe Fitter in Laurens, SC
    Current Employee - Journeyman Pipe Fitter in Laurens, SC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good money and good benefits.

    Cons

    Poor management. Doesn't take into consideration of employee's knowledge of the job. LOVES to micromanage every aspect of everything that goes on at the job site/ fabrication shop.

    Advice to Management

    Let the men and women who have been doing their jobs very well for decades to provide knowledge and advice to management personnel who have no clue as to what actually goes on and goes into fabricating pipe inside the shop.

  8. "Registered Nurse"

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    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Enjoyed my co-workers and helping clients. Good place to get work experience.

    Cons

    Low hourly wages and overworked employees.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good People, Bad Luck"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CB&I full-time

    Pros

    Safety culture, flexible hours, good coworkers

    Cons

    Management turnover, poor contracts/no work


  10. "CB&I Business Systems Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good health care and sick leave

    Cons

    Tough to advance unless you know someone.

    Advice to Management

    Work on processing requests in a timely manner.


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