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Gilbane Building Company Reviews

Updated January 16, 2019
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Pros
  • "Great people, great company, great work-life balance" (in 8 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and learning tools" (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • "Too many long hours, working weekends compensation not good" (in 13 reviews)

  • "the industry demands a full commitment and work life balance is a challenge" (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Project Engineer 2"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gilbane Building Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Company culture, Jobsite atmosphere, Active Jobsite, Always Changing

    Cons

    10+ hour days, Commute varies per job

    Gilbane Building Company Response

    Jan 21, 2019 – SVP, Corporate Director Human Resources

    It's challenging no doubt, but incredibly rewarding, especially when you're part of a successful team in a Caring culture . Thanks for sharing. All the best!


  2. "PE GILBANE"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Engineer II in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Project Engineer II in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gilbane Building Company full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great family company that really cares about their employees.

    Cons

    Low pay compared to competitors.

    Gilbane Building Company Response

    Jan 16, 2019 – SVP, Corporate Director Human Resources

    Glad you like the work environment and culture. It's no accident. We work at providing a positive employee experience. Similarly, we work hard to ensure we provide competitive compensation... More

  3. "Summer Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great people who are interested in seeing you grow

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Gilbane Building Company Response

    Jan 16, 2019 – SVP, Corporate Director Human Resources

    Our interns are our pipeline for talent for the future. Supporting your growth even as an intern helps you and Gilbane. Thanks for sharing your experience.


  4. "Project engineer I"

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

    I have been working at Gilbane Building Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly environment , beautiful location in NYC . Team is always willing to help you .

    Cons

    I don’t have any cons

    Advice to Management

    None

    Gilbane Building Company Response

    Nov 1, 2018 – SVP, Corporate Director Human Resources

    Great to read of your experience. Thanks for sharing.


  5. "Senior Administrative Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Providence, RI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Providence, RI

    I have been working at Gilbane Building Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and learning tools

    Cons

    Provide better communications between departments.


  6. "Superintendent II"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Construction Superintendent in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Construction Superintendent in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gilbane Building Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company , good salaries

    Cons

    nothing bad at all

    Gilbane Building Company Response

    Oct 8, 2018 – SVP, Corporate Director Human Resources

    Thanks for sharing your feedback. Take care.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "business unit leader"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Unit Leader
    Current Employee - Business Unit Leader
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gilbane Building Company full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    the company operates in the context of the stated core values. there is never an incident where an employee is compromised. truly profitability is a bi-product of employee engagement and client satisfaction.

    Cons

    the industry demands a full commitment and work life balance is a challenge. this is clearly and industry issue.

    Advice to Management

    keep the focus on maintaining and growing the culture that has been the foundation of 145 years of success help building America and now beyond.

    Gilbane Building Company Response

    Oct 3, 2018 – SVP, Corporate Director Human Resources

    Appreciate your comments. Thank you.

  8. "Sr support Assistant for Sandy Recovery"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Team environment upper management support

    Cons

    Some of the elevated levels of the homeowners...

    Advice to Management

    Keep supporting your staff for a job well done

    Gilbane Building Company Response

    Oct 3, 2018 – SVP, Corporate Director Human Resources

    The Sandy Recovery project team was an extraordinary group of dedicated and caring professionals. Glad you were part of it. Thanks for your comments.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Smart people big on integrity"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Gilbane Building Company full-time

    Pros

    Smart people big on integrity.

    Cons

    Sometimes too big of an organization for their own good.

    Gilbane Building Company Response

    Aug 16, 2018 – SVP, Corporate Director Human Resources

    We're proud of our growth and 145 year history. Hiring and developing talented people while maintaining very high ethical standards are integral to our success. We certainly don't want our size... More


  10. "Project Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gilbane Building Company full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexible Time Off. High Paying.

    Cons

    The hours are relatively long. The industry is getting tougher and tougher to be in.

    Gilbane Building Company Response

    Aug 16, 2018 – SVP, Corporate Director Human Resources

    It's a great time to be at Gilbane, Our total reward program is generous compared to most other industries, and highly competitive within construction . We're continuing to work on bringing in... More