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Granite Reviews

Updated July 14, 2017
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Pros
  • Great local team, benefits package is one of the best I've seen, fantastic work/life balance (in 8 reviews)

  • Good pay depending on your job function (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • No room for growth or upward mobility in the company, no matter income you generate for the company your pay stays stagnant (in 5 reviews)

  • 1st quarter of the year is usually pretty slow so you spend a lot of time at home waiting for work (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Commissioning Tech."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Commissioning Tech in Sioux City, IA
    Former Employee - Commissioning Tech in Sioux City, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Company to work for

    Cons

    none to say about this compnay

    Advice to Management

    Don't for get your Former


  2. "Traveling Wind Tech"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Wind Turbine Technician in El Paso, TX
    Current Employee - Wind Turbine Technician in El Paso, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay, minimal supervision while on the job, small work crews (2-3).

    Cons

    Unforgiving at some sites if one is not a troubleshooting genius.

    Advice to Management

    Pair inexperienced workers (less than 3yrs) with veterans (5+yrs)

  3. "Wonderful experience"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Schenectady, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Schenectady, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great local team, benefits package is one of the best I've seen, fantastic work/life balance

    Cons

    Lack of upward mobility/career development

    Advice to Management

    Work with employees to advise and inform on possible openings/career options


  4. "Granite's review"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Quincy, MA
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Quincy, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    only the bonuses and extra days off

    Cons

    the working environment is really deceiving, you get paid less for more

    Advice to Management

    take better care of the employees


  5. "Great Stepping Stone"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Greenville, SC
    Current Employee - Analyst in Greenville, SC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    My direct leadership has always been amazing and has helped develop me and grow me in so many ways. They really care about their people.

    Cons

    Upper management needs some work.

    Advice to Management

    A title makes you a manager, people make you a leader.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "turbine mechanic"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Gurgaon in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Gurgaon in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Granite (Less than a year)

    Pros

    One of the best and good company I ever work.... And this company has good standards in all the points of view...

    Cons

    Good experience I gained from granite...

    Advice to Management

    Please be more flexible for employees..


  7. "Schedule"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Ndt Technician in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Ndt Technician in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at Granite full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You get to be home a lot.

    Cons

    They cannot manage the schedule. It changes all the time so its impossible to plan your life.

  8. "Safety Manager"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Safety Management Consultant in Hudson Falls, NY
    Former Employee - Safety Management Consultant in Hudson Falls, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Granite part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    You're paid even when not on assignment

    Cons

    Hourly quota must be met to make what you SHOULD HAVE been making in the first place. Expense Reports? - NIGHTMARE!!!

    Advice to Management

    The intermingling of union with non-union staff and assignment of projects should be closely monitored


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Millwright supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Millwright Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Millwright Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They took care of the employees the salary was good stayed working I was a retainer for them

    Cons

    They really didn't have any

    Advice to Management

    The management was helpful when I was in need of them


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Challenging and fun, but third class citizen compared to GE proper"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Advisor in Kirkland, WA
    Current Employee - Technical Advisor in Kirkland, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Granite (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Plenty of time off, travel and perdiem is a bonus, awesome technical education opportunities, on the job training. Six month prep school

    Cons

    Have to hook up with a core team otherwise you will be frustrated by people who may not have the same work ethic

    Advice to Management

    Make salaries transparent! Otherwise employees distrust you!


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