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Orascom Construction Reviews

Updated Aug 20, 2019

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4.0
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77%
Recommend to a Friend
95%
Approve of CEO
Nassef Sawiris
65 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Hierarchy - Saturated managerial positions - No Clear Career path(in 5 reviews)

  • "salaries no as expected for huge company like orascom(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Contract Administrator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Gain a lot of knowledge Good benefits

    Cons

    No overtime A lot of work

    Orascom Construction2019-01-09
  2. "Good Company with world scale projects"

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    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Orascom Construction full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    exposed to various types of projects got chance to be part of world-class industrial projects, most people are friendly

    Cons

    Company needs to be a bit more organized

    Advice to Management

    i suggest that the management needs to invest more in project controls and individuals training

    Orascom Construction2019-02-04
  3. "Blocked Career Path"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Most of the time wide exposure Possibility to learn a lot if you want

    Cons

    No Career path Low compensation and benefits Bureaucratic administration and HR process

    Orascom Construction2018-11-28
  4. "Orascom E&C"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Orascom Construction full-time

    Pros

    Good salaries, company has a touch of small family owned companies that care about their employees

    Cons

    unreasonable targets, bad project management and lack of vision

    Advice to Management

    Hire good project directors

    Orascom Construction2018-10-08
  5. "Sink or Swim"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Orascom Construction full-time

    Pros

    Early opportunities to take on responsibilities Great benefits package High paced

    Cons

    Experiences vary wildly depending on your manager Siloed departments Stringent HR department (sometimes to the point of Nickeling-and-Diming) Highly political

    Advice to Management

    Don't fall for posturing

    Orascom Construction2018-08-12
  6. "QC WELDING Engineer"

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    Current Employee - QC Engineer in Egypt, AR
    Recommends

    I have been working at Orascom Construction for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good deal &experience good salary payed

    Cons

    the work is contract not permenant

    Advice to Management

    do your best to be the best

    Orascom Construction2018-06-09
  7. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Orascom Construction full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good company to work for and big name in the field of construction as an EPC contractor. Give the opportunity to move between different departments.

    Cons

    matches 50% of employee contribution to the 401K No lunch or snacks Lack of social life between employees and managers

    Advice to Management

    Invest in training

    Orascom Construction2018-05-14
  8. "Purchasing manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at Orascom Construction

    Pros

    Very good environment to work in

    Cons

    Needs a clear development plan for each employee

    Orascom Construction2018-04-12
  9. "commissioning engineer"

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    Current Employee - Commissioning Advisor 
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Orascom Construction for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good experience in construction field of power plants

    Cons

    work at different time in one year

    Orascom Construction2018-03-21
  10. "Over ten years experience at power generation projects in Orascom"

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    Current Employee - Civil Construction Manager in Egypt, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Orascom Construction full-time

    Pros

    Stability, good benefits, good community, not bad benefits, respect, challenging the reality, large scale projects to work and big company

    Cons

    Long days working, time challenge, safety challenge, quality challenge, cost challenge, work under continues pressure for long hours and long days

    Advice to Management

    Low profits comparing with other great companies

    Orascom Construction2018-01-10
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