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Crown Castle Reviews

Updated April 19, 2017
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  1. "Acquisition Manager"

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    Former Employee - Acquisition Manager in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Acquisition Manager in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Crown Castle full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company culture and benefits structure. Competitive compensation in most areas of the country. Strong executive and management team. Industry leader in wireless real estate infrastructure.

    Cons

    Rigid underwriting structure. Minimal sales team support at present.


  2. "Crown Castle was great!"

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    Former Employee - Sales Coordinator in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Sales Coordinator in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Crown Castle full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Entry level positions with great pay
    - Wonderful benefits options
    - Ability to work in teams and individually
    - Ability to grow within the workplace and ability to relocate is a huge plus

    Cons

    - Lots of favoritism within the main office
    - Poor communication

    Advice to Management

    Involve more core values and team building to integrate a more unified workplace.


  3. Helpful (7)

    "Used to be a great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Canonsburg, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Canonsburg, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Crown Castle full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Before the growth into small cell and especially fiber, Crown was a great company. One where good people were able to advance, upper management was great, work life balance was good and the pay was good. If you had a time machine, go back to 2011 or so and it was a great place.

    Cons

    After the growth, some departments boomed others had to do all of the new work with the same staff, new management is out of touch, nepotism, cronyism and favoritism is the order of the day.

    Advice to Management

    Staff up to meet the work load demands, bring in outside hires at higher levels, crack down on the nepotism and make sure that all departments have the resources. Or just stick to one industry and do it well like in the past.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Construction Manager"

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    Current Employee - Construction Manager in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Construction Manager in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Crown Castle full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Place to work. The office works together well and gets along great. Open door policy with the upper management. Best wireless/construction company to work for by far. Company car and gas card. they pay for your cell phone and a monthly gym expense!

    Cons

    Not any to really mention. Honest.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!!!


  6. "avoid engineering"

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    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Canonsburg, PA
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Canonsburg, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Crown Castle full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Overall Crown has great values and culture. Many benefits for employees and perks throughout the years. Work is fairly steady and small cells division is growing fast.

    Cons

    Crown has a good culture, the engineering department does not follow them. Upper management has been filled with young, inexperienced individuals who have never lead teams before. A solid "old boys network" of friends with no experience and large egos. Managers/supervisors with experience were moved out and replaced with the young guns with their "do as I say, not as I do" attitudes. No mentoring or leadership, no room for growth unless you follow without questions.

    Advice to Management

    Everyone knows the issues but in Engineering, if you speak up or raise concerns, you are listed as troublemakers and quickly pushed aside. Stay in small cells or in one of the Areas, avoid engineering.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great culture, work/life balance and lots of opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Staffing Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Staffing Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Crown Castle full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Strong culture of development, inclusion and fun! Always something new and exciting to work on. Managers put their employee's first and promote work/life balance. The company has consistent growth which offers lots of new, personal growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Wish there was a more formal training/onboarding experience.

    Advice to Management

    Continue treating employee's as you would want to be treated.


  8. "Digitial Media Intern"

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    Current Employee - Digital Media Intern in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Digital Media Intern in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Crown Castle (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Crown Castle treats their employees very well

    Cons

    There could be an improvement in communication and workflow organization.


  9. "Project Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Crown Castle (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The job have great benefits and salary

    Cons

    Have to work with the company for a long time before going permanent


  10. "Interview"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Pittsburg, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Pittsburg, CA

    I worked at Crown Castle full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company. Good people and culture.

    Cons

    Extensive interview process , and long time to reply back.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  11. "Legal Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Legal Assistant in Canonsburg, PA
    Current Employee - Legal Assistant in Canonsburg, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Crown Castle full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Location is fantastic, and the people are nice

    Cons

    Ageism is a problem, and the chance for advancement in some departments.


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