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Commercial Metals Reviews

Updated November 25, 2017
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Pros
  • Overall a good company to work for, good benefits and lots of work (in 7 reviews)

  • Great cooperative environment, great benefits (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • Industry is tough, long hours and tight margins (in 4 reviews)

  • lot of red tape and lot of old timers with no growth aspirations (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "N/A"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Commercial Metals full-time

    Pros

    I've had the pleasure of working with some of the best bosses/mentors and CMC was invested in my growth

    Cons

    Some of the managers and management styles aren't the best, depending on who you're reporting to


  2. "Fabricator"

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    Current Employee - Fabricator in Fredericksburg, VA
    Current Employee - Fabricator in Fredericksburg, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commercial Metals full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pays well for the field, management looks out for the little guy, and the benefits are great

    Cons

    Long hours and lots of required overtime create a poor work/life balance

    Advice to Management

    Assess the amount of work that can be done before taking on new projects

  3. "Staff Accountant"

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    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Irving, TX
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Irving, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commercial Metals full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It's a friendly environment

    Cons

    It's low on ethics and morale


  4. "Operate lather/mill machines and CNC machines."

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

    I have been working at Commercial Metals part-time

    Pros

    Good hands on experience and very top notch equipment

    Cons

    The people here are somewhat old school thinking


  5. "Regional Contract Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Commercial Metals full-time

    Pros

    Good salary, great bonuses, good insurance

    Cons

    Company culture was lacking due to so much change in Leadership


  6. "Quality Control"

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    Current Employee - Quality Control in Waxahachie, TX
    Current Employee - Quality Control in Waxahachie, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commercial Metals full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent opportunities for growth in any area of the company.

    Cons

    payment per hour should be considere to be increase.

    Advice to Management

    Management must always keep in mind the employees who are working from sun to sun, under extreme temperatures who work daily, both for them and for the welfare of the company.


  7. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Commercial Metals full-time

    Pros

    Consistent work goals, family style atmosphere, approachable leadership. Solid benefits.

    Cons

    Numerous changes in leadership resulted in numerous changes in direction of the company's momentum.

  8. "Pleasent but underpaid"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Commercial Metals full-time

    Pros

    Good people to work with, health insurance, laid back atmosphere,

    Cons

    No sick days, low pay

    Advice to Management

    real raises would be nice


  9. "Well managed company but losing out on unrealized talent"

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

    I have been working at Commercial Metals full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Competitive pay and benefits. Strong and prudent senior management.

    Cons

    Fairly blatant favoritism throughout the operating units and subsidiaries makes vertical progression unlikely for most.

    Advice to Management

    The balance sheet is important and I have considerable respect for the progress made since 2012-2013, but it's time to take stock of the talent that exists throughout the organization and develop it.


  10. "Great Company, Great People"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Birmingham, AL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Commercial Metals full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The company supports a great work/life balance.

    Cons

    There are always a few bad apples in the barrel, but the mostly, from top to bottom, the apples are of the best quality.

    Advice to Management

    Continue doing what you are doing.


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