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Updated Nov 30, 2022

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Found 328 of over 410 reviews
4.3
86% Recommend to a Friend
97% Approve of CEO

Found 328 of over 410 reviews

4.3
86%
Recommend to a Friend
97%
Approve of CEO
Gilbane Building Company President and CEO Tom Laird  (no image)
Tom Laird
30 Ratings

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great Work/Life balance

    Nov 9, 2022 - Project Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Acts as a start-up with large VC funding pool - let's employees run their projects as needed to meet the client's needs with extensive pool of resources to assist as needed.

    Cons

    No cons at the moment

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Family Like Atmosphere

    Nov 30, 2022 - Superintendent in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good benefits and understanding ownership,

    Cons

    Lack of flexibility, and old school mentality.

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great place to work

    Nov 4, 2022 - Project Engineer II in Arlington, VA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    People first, the team is very understanding and cares a lot about their people and keeping them around.

    Cons

    Construction is a very difficult industry and requires a thick skin and a lot of dedication.

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    Gilbane Building Company Response

    VP, HR Director

    Our people are what makes Gilbane great! Thanks for your review.

  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great Place to work

    Oct 30, 2022 - Construction Superintendent in Richmond, VA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    great benefits from the company

    Cons

    slow to give raises during the year

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    Gilbane Building Company Response

    VP, HR Director

    Thanks for being a part of our Richmond team, and for your feedback!

  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great Company

    Aug 3, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Small Family-owned business. Don't have the Board of Directors setup with majority shareholders that you have in a Publicly traded organization. So, that political arm is non-existent. There's certainly a family feel where you feel like you're somebody, instead of a number. 401k is over the top. I doubt you'll find a competitor company with a better Employer contribution rate. Clear paths for career progression. A lot of employees who've been with the company a long time. They figured it out a long time ago that Gilbane is great. Education and professional development system is geared to drive professional growth. Gilbane knows who they are, what they're good at and focuses on the line of work they're experts at.

    Cons

    Let me search for something to complain about and I'll come back to you.

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    Gilbane Building Company Response

    VP, HR Director

    Thank you for highlighting many of the components that make Gilbane a great place to work! We are glad to have you on our team.

  7. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Overall was great, except the way my employment ended very abruptly

    Nov 21, 2022 - Senior Construction Project Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Generous salaries, bonuses and benefits

    Cons

    Lack of company wide organization

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    Gilbane Building Company Response

    VP, HR Director

    Thank you for your feedback. We encourage you to reach out to your HR Business Partner with your concerns.

  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Company

    Oct 21, 2022 - Senior Estimator 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent work-life balance and culture

    Cons

    No cons applicable for this company

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    Gilbane Building Company Response

    VP, HR Director

    At Gilbane, 'People First' is a core part of our business strategy. It drives our approach to career development, benefits and compensation, inclusion and diversity, and more.

  9. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Overworked staff

    Oct 25, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    They say all the right things and follow all of the trends. Diversity and inclusion with employee resource groups. Now it’s all about sustainability. They talk the talk!

    Cons

    Corporate initiatives do not seem genuine. They work their employees way too hard.

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    Gilbane Building Company Response

    VP, HR Director

    We sincerely appreciate your feedback. We have more work than ever, and have invested significantly in hiring additional resources this year to meet the demands of the work.

  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    good

    Oct 10, 2022 - PE II in Augusta, GA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good to work for life

    Cons

    no time off alot of hours

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    Gilbane Building Company Response

    VP, HR Director

    Thanks for your review! While construction often means long hours, we offer generous PTO benefits to better support employees' work life balance.

  11. 4.0
    Current Employee

    PM Review

    Oct 10, 2022 - Project Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Upper management has their eye on the powder keg that is Phoenix, and are seemingly making this a priority region.

    Cons

    With such a large company, you have a laundry list of rules, policy's, and procedures to follow, which makes the most simple task days to get answers, and resolve.

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    Gilbane Building Company Response

    VP, HR Director

    We appreciate your feedback, thank you!

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Gilbane Building Company has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5, based on over 410 reviews left anonymously by employees. 86% of employees would recommend working at Gilbane Building Company to a friend and 81% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -3% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Gilbane Building Company employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.2 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Gilbane Building Company. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.

86% of Gilbane Building Company employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Gilbane Building Company 3.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.4 for culture and values and 4.1 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Gilbane Building Company to be culture, career development, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, management, work life balance.

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