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JE Dunn Construction Reviews

Updated January 29, 2018
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  • The typical old school mentality of appearing to work long hours plays a huge role in how your performance is evaluated (in 8 reviews)

  • Talk about work/life balance but not much effort to implement meaningful change (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Construction Superintendent in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Construction Superintendent in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at JE Dunn Construction full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Build interesting projects, takes care of their workers.

    Cons

    Field leadership is a mess. Lots of long hours. Talk about work/life balance but not much effort to implement meaningful change.


  2. "Nice Compnay to Work For"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at JE Dunn Construction full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Generally nice people to work with.

    Cons

    Culture can vary widely from office to office.

  3. "Project Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at JE Dunn Construction full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Hands on training and fast paced

    Cons

    It can sometimes feel like you are just another number in the company


  4. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Director
    Current Employee - Director
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at JE Dunn Construction full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great People. Hard working. Very strong operations based company

    Cons

    Very Conservative, slow to change. Not a strong sales company, but very strong operationally.

    Advice to Management

    Need solid plan for changes. Setup sales tracking system to measure people


  5. "Project Coordinator Salary"

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    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Savannah, GA
    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Savannah, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at JE Dunn Construction full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good salary, flexible, relax enviroment, amazing co-workers.

    Cons

    They are the best. No cons.

    Advice to Management

    None. They are perfect!


  6. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Laborer in Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Laborer in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at JE Dunn Construction full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Has an excellent reputation. Very professional. Industy leader who keeps ongoing contracts with local schools, hospitals, etc.

    Cons

    Trending toward management only contracts.


  7. "Project Executive"

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    Former Employee - Project Executive in Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Project Executive in Kansas City, MO
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at JE Dunn Construction full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent family ownership and moral compass. Solid business in midwest.

    Cons

    The company may have lost it's way a bit as it has grown. Too many folks building their own mini empires.

    Advice to Management

    Hire and retain trustworthy, competent people and eliminate those that do not fit these criteria. Cease implementing more and more controls and procedures to solve issues caused by bad apples , instead trust your people and eliminate the problem folks. Cut the overhead.

  8. "Great!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at JE Dunn Construction full-time

    Pros

    Many opportunities to develop and grow. Unlimited Growth Potential

    Cons

    Long hours but that is the nature of the business


  9. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at JE Dunn Construction full-time

    Pros

    strong culture of caring for it's people

    Cons

    pay is a little below the industry


  10. "Amazing company!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, good pay and benefits, ESOP and 401k.

    Cons

    Work can get busy so you may have to work extra hours during peak seasons


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