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PAE Reviews

Updated December 12, 2017
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  • Low pay for as much work as you're expected to do (in 10 reviews)

  • Shallow well of upper management which put a lemon in most mouths on contract (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "pae pay"

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    Current Employee - Electrician II in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Electrician II in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at PAE full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good pay, good location, good hours

    Cons

    bad benefits, no HR personnel on site

    Advice to Management

    Need to find a new recruiting company


  2. "Internship at PAE"

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    Current Employee - Junior Construction Scheduler in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Junior Construction Scheduler in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PAE part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great environment, Friendly Team

    Cons

    Government work, so can be slow

  3. "Entry level work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PAE full-time

    Pros

    Steady schedule to keep busy.

    Cons

    Can be a bit hectic at times.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Thank you for the opportunity"

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

    I worked at PAE full-time

    Pros

    I was impressed by the services this company provides all over the globe. There are many opportunities to apply from within the organization. Good opportunity to get your foot in the door with government services and contracting work.

    Cons

    Lots of people coming and going with some negative things to say. Contracting work can get lost in office politics. Just focus on doing a good job and helping your coworkers, managers, and directors.

    Advice to Management

    I was happy with management where I worked. Program Managers and Program Directors were very professional and did a great job. They are their to help you and I liked that.


  5. "Surveillance Technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PAE full-time

    Pros

    Pay/ OT hours
    SOME of the employees

    Cons

    Management tends to pick favorites often. Tough for advancement

    Advice to Management

    Equal opportunity


  6. "IT Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PAE full-time

    Pros

    Nice place to work. Work atmosphere is friendly.

    Cons

    no real negatives. sometime last minute issues can lead to longer hours.


  7. "Good place to work, Bad Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Paso, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in El Paso, TX

    I worked at PAE full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    plenty of work to keep people busy

    Cons

    upper mangement are holdovers from L3 Vertex that made them lose the contract.

    Advice to Management

    Stop hiring back the mangement from previous companies that ran the place wrong in the past.

  8. "Cronies @ PAEISR"

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    Former Employee - Electrical Technician in Sterling, VA
    Former Employee - Electrical Technician in Sterling, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PAE full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Health Care is pretty good

    Cons

    Extremely poor management and unqualified titles given

    Advice to Management

    Wise men say, and not without reason, that whoever wished to foresee the future might consult the past.
    Machiavelli 1446-1507


  9. "Systems Administrator"

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    Current Employee - Systems Administrator
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PAE full-time

    Pros

    Overall, it's a decent company to work for. They do look out for the employees.

    Cons

    The pay is a bit low.

    Advice to Management

    They should get higher paying contracts.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Decent Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PAE full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flex work from home options
    Good management that listens
    Somewhat competitive salary & decent benefits
    Many different programs in variety of fields all over the globe

    Cons

    Softwares are not always functional and create more manual work. Management untrained in using many software tools.
    Not much room for advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Need to train management and ensure uniformity of following processes and procedures. Enforce compliance from managers to follow the processes and procedures. Create management training for old managers and introduce to new managers upon hire on the PAE way.


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