Oldcastle Reviews

Updated May 25, 2020

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2.8
42%
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67%
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Oldcastle Group Chief Executive Albert Manifold (no image)
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37 Ratings
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  • "Only relatives and outside friends of upper management are offered promotions while the hard working people are shunned(in 27 reviews)

  • "Long hours of work for production workers(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Needs more organization and better processes. Has no real system"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Planner in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Has great potential and has room to improve

    Cons

    The company has a no process and has a very chaotic paste. Focus more on problem than solutions

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    Oldcastle2020-03-08
  2. "Good company great benefits"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Plant Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Oldcastle full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Job security and consistent work

    Cons

    Long hours, work life balance could improve

    Oldcastle2020-05-25
  3. "Lots of constant turnaround"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits including good 401K

    Cons

    Constant turnover, very hard to feel secure with a closed door management policy

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    Oldcastle2020-05-12
  4. "look onward you'll thank me later"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Material Driver in Salem, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    there were a few good people to work with and you can pave with other companies who will treat you better. if you work for someone else you'll be thankful.

    Cons

    No one cares about the dump truck drivers. If you weren't a former concrete driver there is no possibility to move up the latter. If you get fired they will band you from all of their properties so no one can higher you in that same industry because they have the monopoly in the entire state.

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    Oldcastle2020-04-27
  5. "Lots of Management Turnover"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Plant Manager in North Salt Lake, UT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Oldcastle full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefits, lots of overtime, product discounts.

    Cons

    Every year the leadership at the site level turns over. They fire the leadership so quickly that there is no consistency in policies or procedures. With a new manager each year you can never move up either, and people are scared to move up because they're worried they'll be fired.

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    Oldcastle2020-04-24
  6. "Great Place to Work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Management Trainee 

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

    Pros

    Senior Management is very attentive to the employee Exceptional Training Competitive Salary

    Cons

    Oldcastle was overall a good place to work

    Oldcastle2020-03-18
  7. "Ok place to work"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Advancement opportunities are pretty good

    Cons

    Lower than average compensation and

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    Oldcastle2020-03-07
  8. "Good but"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Director in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance is very good

    Cons

    Organized chaos, unclear path, lack of direction on a tactical task

    Oldcastle2020-02-27
  9. "Oldcastle Lawn & Garden"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Territory Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Oldcastle full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great People To Work With

    Cons

    Advancement Opportunity is Limited for Such a Large Company

    Oldcastle2020-02-26
  10. "Great place to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Laborer in Chandler, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oldcastle full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Overtime, co-workers are great people, fast paced, safety is always practiced daily

    Cons

    So far nothing yet, I don't see anything negatiy

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    Oldcastle2020-02-24
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