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Dar Al Riyadh Reviews

Updated April 21, 2017
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Turki A. Abdulrahman Al Saud
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  1. "Electrical Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Dar Al Riyadh full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Ensure all site activities comply with relevant spaces and records are kept updated.

    Cons

    Consultant for Building P 1.14 ( 53 story commercial building with 3 Energy Transfer Plants of total Operating load of 14000 KW capacity)

    Responsibilities includes carrying out inspection of materials, equipment and the installation works are as per specification and standards.

    Referring the standard codes such as NEC ,NFPA, etc.. for any rectification or rerouting to be carried out as per site conditions.

    Control site installation and safety measures on daily basis.

    Checking that contractor is using proper approved shop drawing, and material at site is in compliance with approved material.

     control field works and implement/Maintain effective environmental control.


  2. "Unprofessional management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Landscape Architect in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Former Employee - Senior Landscape Architect in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dar Al Riyadh full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, multi-cultural team, reputable name in the gulf market but it's almost limited to the local saudi market. No clear vision for business development

    Cons

    Management of A&E (architecture and Engineering) is not professional and miss the way of doing so and is busy doing private business

    Advice to Management

    Need to replace the A&E GM with a professional manager who has the skills to lead such corporate in the Middle East market which has high level of competence


  3. "Project Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Riyāḑ (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Riyāḑ (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dar Al Riyadh full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    big company and know what the type of work

    Cons

    limit hours needed and office working


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  5. "Architect"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Architect in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Former Employee - Architect in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)

    I worked at Dar Al Riyadh full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I got good experience of mega project like KAFD in Riyadh, working with Dar Al Riyadh.

    Cons

    I got not good experience with HR team, working with Dar Al Riyadh.


  6. "Good company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dar Al Riyadh full-time

    Pros

    Good company to work for Employer friendly.Salary on time.

    Cons

    !!!!!!!!!!! Nothing to say !!!!!!!


  7. "Site Mechanical engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Dar Al Riyadh full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Well established and smooth processing of all our needs under company policy.

    Cons

    Transportation allowance are not satisfactory

    Advice to Management

    Provide upliftment to mid career employees and increase pay scale.


  8. "Well known Company with vibrant engineering ethos"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Engineer Electrical Engineer- Senior Electrical Site Eng in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Former Employee - Project Engineer Electrical Engineer- Senior Electrical Site Eng in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dar Al Riyadh full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    HR Policies are always moving keeping eye on Saudisation Program

    Cons

    General Management of site are fully ignored at middle management and level lower and left without coverage.Even PM are living in cocoon at site supervision level.

    Advice to Management

    Check and Balances are required at site level.


  9. "HSE Inspector"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Safety Inspector in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Former Employee - Safety Inspector in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dar Al Riyadh (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very Good company with good benefits ..land mark projects...

    Cons

    No cons ...as some of the people in the projects are very talented who are not appreciated properly for their work

    Advice to Management

    Don't Hire Incompetent People on projects based on recommendations ...and when you come to know replace


  10. "Administration / HR"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Administrative in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dar Al Riyadh full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    A key component of this success can be attributed to its corporate culture. The company is well known for being employee oriented

    Cons

    reducing the manpower now due to the economic situation but without real studies or good discussion from the high management

    Advice to Management

    please work to improve your firm


  11. "Mechanical Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dar Al Riyadh full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Its a Good Company with Good Reputation.

    Cons

    can't say anything about the company

    Advice to Management

    should cooperate with Other staff


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