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DynCorp International Reviews

Updated September 12, 2017
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Lou Von Thaer
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Pros
  • Great boss, good pay and bonuses (in 64 reviews)

  • Good company and good people I really say that accept my job request I would like to do a great job for company (in 37 reviews)

Cons
  • The only downside to this company is that it's so far away from home (in 11 reviews)

  • Contracting has long hours and strenuous travel with few vacation days (in 21 reviews)

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  1. "Sub contracted out!"

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    Former Employee - Supply Technician
    Former Employee - Supply Technician
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DynCorp International full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Steady work, good pay thank GOD.

    Cons

    Our office was not aware of DynCorps' intention in sub-contracting us out until the near end of the past contract.

    Advice to Management

    Keep people informed.


  2. "Lead Mechanic"

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

    I worked at DynCorp International full-time

    Pros

    1 Free flight home yearly

    Cons

    Poor upper management and grossly underbid contract leading to less than ideal conditions

    Advice to Management

    Don't bid on a contract you can't maintain a healthy workforce with

  3. "Cargo Load Planner"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DynCorp International as a contractor

    Pros

    Great pay, knowledgeable co-workers. flexible work schedule

    Cons

    Promotes managers outside of area of expertise


  4. "Mixed Bag"

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    Former Employee - Director in McLean, VA
    Former Employee - Director in McLean, VA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DynCorp International full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people with a great mission.

    Cons

    Ownership is a mess. Many reductions have placed a strain on the people and the systems where breakage is beginning to occur.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the people who have been around a while and focus on key areas instead of jumping in all over the place. Have a strategy and stick to it. Try to maintain some continuity of leadership and strategy.


  5. "aircraft mechanic"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time

    Pros

    the pay, love the mission we support .

    Cons

    management work through fear which makes it terrible


  6. "Great transition job from the military"

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

    I worked at DynCorp International full-time

    Pros

    Easygoing workplace, great coworkers, laid back

    Cons

    location of the job, boredom


  7. "Finance Manager"

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

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good working group, very experienced and knowledgeable subject matter experts, company has new CEO that is innovative, expanding business platforms, and looking to increase overseas partnerships.

    Cons

    CEO, CFO, VP and Upper management are discontented from middle and lower management and staff personnel. On-site visits are rehearsed, political, and disingenuous. High turnover, low morale, and no promotion opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Start investing in your number one assets "employees". Perform focus group with CEO and CFO and middle and low staff management personnel. It will be an open opener for Lou!!

  8. "Company Review"

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

    Pros

    Great team of like minded people

    Cons

    Job only lasts as long as the contract lasts.

    Advice to Management

    Retool your B&D team, what used to work (with your team) nolonger does...


  9. Helpful (1)

    "it is okay"

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

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time

    Pros

    people that work there in teams

    Cons

    executive management is not engaged


  10. Helpful (1)

    "2017"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DynCorp International full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Schedule flexibility, company mission, and very ethical.

    Cons

    Promoteability and inconsistent with compensation.

    Advice to Management

    Needs to be consistent with compensation.


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