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Updated Aug 8, 2022

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Found 301 of over 326 reviews
4.0
84% Recommend to a Friend
95% Approve of CEO

Found 299 of over 326 reviews

4.0
84%
Recommend to a Friend
95%
Approve of CEO
Commercial Metals President and Chief Executive Officer Barbara R. Smith  (no image)
Barbara R. Smith
95 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "I worked there for years the job is family oriented and the benefits are great.(in 31 reviews)
  • "Some great people were there when I was there.(in 28 reviews)
  • "The pay is good and there is a lot of room for growth(in 20 reviews)
  • "Bonus was good and boss was great(in 8 reviews)
  • "It had a great culture left over from the Selig's and the management there was fantastic.(in 6 reviews)
Cons
  • "Micro, micro management of every area of the business.(in 16 reviews)
  • "Corporate managers in Irving are to quick to pat themselves on the back for a job well done without understanding what is happening on a local level and quickly distance themselves from any wrong doing they may cause.(in 8 reviews)
  • "Long hours in all weather conditions(in 7 reviews)
  • "There is absolutely no growth potential and your salary remains the same.(in 6 reviews)
  • "Fairly blatant favoritism throughout the operating units and subsidiaries makes vertical progression unlikely for most.(in 6 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Looked after employees and treated them fair

    Aug 8, 2022 - Apprentice in Reno, NV
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    worked as many hours as I wanted

    Cons

    Was hard work that broke down my body

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Good

    Jul 19, 2022 - Maintenance Mechanic 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Money, hours, people, benefits are ok.

    Cons

    Management. One weekend off a month

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great place to work.

    Jul 10, 2022 - Maintenance Technician in Knoxville, TN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Competitive pay, company cares about employees. Good amount of time off each month.

    Cons

    Hot environment, rotating shifts. 12 hour shifts.

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Good Company

    Jun 28, 2022 - Anonymous in Dallas, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good Benefits, Bonuses every year, there was no lay-off during COVID.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great salary lots of hours

    Jun 23, 2022 - Fabrication Supervisor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Salary Bonus Healthcare Benefits 401k

    Cons

    Long hours Demanding customers Labor market Finding workers

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  6. 5.0
    Former Employee

    slow and steady

    Jun 14, 2022 - Sr Director Product Management 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    consistent and steady old school

    Cons

    slow growth but stable and profitable

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great Company

    May 25, 2022 - Technical Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Always willing to teach and provide internal growth. With dedication and hard work, you can move up quickly.

    Cons

    Lower wages than other steel companies

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good

    May 11, 2022 - Crane Operator in Durant, OK
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Safety is priority, and they care about you.

    Cons

    Depending on the department, you will work swing shift.

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great place to work

    May 8, 2022 - Buyer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    They are very focused on professional growth, and getting you to the next step of your career by offering you the chance to get more certifications based on your field.

    Cons

    It takes 5 years to get more than 10 days vacation

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Great pay and benefits

    May 4, 2022 - Assistant Buyer in Catoosa, OK
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Insurance is amazing, pay is awesome, annual bonus and mid year bonuses are amazing! Best place to work in my opinion

    Cons

    No downsides to working at commercial metals

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Commercial Metals has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 326 reviews left anonymously by employees. 84% of employees would recommend working at Commercial Metals to a friend and 87% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 12% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Commercial Metals employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.0 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Commercial Metals. This rating has improved by 6% over the last 12 months.

84% of Commercial Metals employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Commercial Metals 3.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.9 for culture and values and 3.8 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Commercial Metals to be culture, career development, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, management.

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