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Granite Reviews

Updated Jun 19, 2019

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3.7
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73%
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Granite CEO Mike Adams (no image)
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6 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay depending on your job function(in 12 reviews)

  • "A bit pricey medical but great benefits(in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "no work/life balance, feel obligated to be attached to phone(in 6 reviews)

  • "Absolutely NO work/life balance, little chance for advancement(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Good company. Good management and strategy."

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    I have been working at Granite

    Pros

    It is a good place to start. It has a very friendly staff.

    Cons

    It is shrinking as a company. They had a massive layoffs without a priority warning.

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent.

    Granite2019-04-23
  2. "Not a long term position"

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    Former Employee - Resource Manager in Tampa, FL

    I worked at Granite full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Very secure workload, worked from home most day.

    Cons

    Working from home most days, turned out I was never 'off work' when working from home

    Granite2019-06-19
  3. "Great and predictable"

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    Current Employee - IT Tech 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Granite full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    none in my estimation, really

    Granite2019-04-16
  4. "Run"

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Granite

    Pros

    A bit pricey medical but great benefits. You get what you pay for

    Cons

    Now under GE umbrella, periodic layoffs, waiting to shut down Tampa office. No work life balance

    Granite2018-11-19
  5. "Good Experiance"

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    Former Employee - NDE IvvI Level II in Wilmington, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Granite full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The work was very interesting, Great pay, Lots of overtime.

    Cons

    Travel 100%, Zero work/life balance.

    Granite2018-08-20
  6. "Cutting Granite, operating forklift, Polishing with Handheld Airtools. And istalling"

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    Former Employee - Granite Cutter in Richmond, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Granite full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    All the hours and overtime you can handle,

    Cons

    The dust is thick.

    Granite2018-07-23
  7. "Bad management"

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    Former Employee - Wind Turbine Technician 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Granite full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great pay, cool people and you get a truck.

    Cons

    Dealing with management over anything. Company is trash.

    Advice to Management

    Get new managers.

    Granite2018-05-02
  8. "Field Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Field Service Engineer in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Granite full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great management, most came from the ranks, understand field work

    Cons

    If you want power plant type of work and don't mind travel, then there are no cons

    Granite2018-02-16
  9. "Lots of Change, Unclear Direction"

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

    I worked at Granite full-time

    Pros

    Strong emphasis in employee skills and dedication to safety

    Cons

    Lack of communication and planning led to chaos and changing directions

    Granite2018-01-16
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to build your career"

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    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Quincy, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Granite full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great place for growth. Great time to be in business. CEO amazing speaking. Senior staff motivational.

    Cons

    The culture- very old school and rigid. No flexibility. Very competitive.

    Advice to Management

    Yes

    Granite2017-12-27
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