Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. Reviews

Updated Apr 3, 2017

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2.4
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2 Ratings
  1. "Great company"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Winchester, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Shockey is a great place to get started in construction. There are a lot of people that have been there 20+ years which speaks to how the company treats their employees. They give you opportunities to grow and advance if you are willing to put in the work.

    Cons

    There were a lot of people there, both in the office and field, that didn't follow the "partner of choice" mantra, but they seemed to have been weeded out over the last economic downturn.

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  2. "Something has to change"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Support Staff in Winchester, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    They offer a scholarship once a year, it has gone to employees and also employee's family members.

    Cons

    No consistency with policies and procedures within the office. Terrible medical plan.

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  3. "Wished I never started to work there."

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technician in Winchester, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Meet some very nice people.

    Cons

    They have some very uneducated supervisors.There are family members.

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  4. Helpful (1)

    "Employee"

    3.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Senior Project Manager in Winchester, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc. for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good pay and bonus program.

    Cons

    Not allot of time off and insurance coverage is expensive, high deductibles.

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  5. "Construction, Project Engineer, Next in line for Project Manager"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Project Engineer in Winchester, VA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc.

    Pros

    Good starter company to learn construction management in. The chance for advancement is very solid if you strive for it.

    Cons

    Various Project Managers have thier strangths and weaknesses. If you get stuck under a weak one prepare to suffer and seek information elsewhere on how to better yourself for advancement.

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