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PAE Reviews

Updated August 17, 2017
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Pros
  • Good pay, great Human Resources department, they really care about they're employees (in 18 reviews)

  • If you're content starting off with decent pay and benefits, this is a great fit (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay for as much work as you're expected to do (in 8 reviews)

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

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  1. "Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor"

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

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

    Pros

    One of the best companies i ever worked for, their management personnel were great, I would love to work for again in Iraq.

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons, they were the best

    Advice to Management

    Please take a look at my resume and consider hiring me again for the position of Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor


  2. "Great place for career learning."

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast-paced work environment that is constantly changing so you learn hands-on.

    Cons

    M&A activity results in uncertainty of permanent positions. Stressful environment during most periods of the year.

    Advice to Management

    Better support can be given to administrative and functional staff.

  3. "A company to work with"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PAE full-time

    Pros

    There is consistency in success.

    Cons

    haven't come across at all.


  4. "Management is incompetent."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The projects were great! Challenging and interesting. No shortage of things to do.
    Good location with easy access to good restaurants.

    Cons

    People put in place, management wise, that are completely unqualified for the job.
    Severe lack of knowledge and oblivious to that fact.

    Advice to Management

    Communication, trancparency and understanding who is truly knowledgeable are the keys to success.


  5. "PAE review"

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    Current Employee - Quality Control in West Palm Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Quality Control in West Palm Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PAE full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    PAE is serious about providing support to the military, and an employee feels his/her work has a direct influence.

    Cons

    PAE sometimes practices lean staffing

    Advice to Management

    Keep moving forward


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Cargo Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Senior Specialist in Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - Senior Specialist in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PAE (Less than a year)

    Pros

    This was a great company to work for.

    Cons

    I cant think of anything bad about working with this company.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "PAE review"

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    Former Employee - Aircrat Mechaic in Roswell, NM
    Former Employee - Aircrat Mechaic in Roswell, NM
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay is good and benefits

    Cons

    some of the staff are inpatient

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees

  8. Helpful (1)

    "good jobs for former military, if you can get it"

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    Former Employee - Logistics in Las Vegas, NV
    Former Employee - Logistics in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PAE full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    You can fully utilize your specialty fields,you can pad your retirement, some pay is way above average for field, benefits can be good for certain unions, a lot of the jobs can be done with minmal micro-management

    Cons

    They cut corners and cater to Air Force ego projects, they get kicked around by labor unions that don't back workers, there's not much room for advancement, it can be Who you Know and not What you Know, will replace you in a heartbeat

    Advice to Management

    Lead, instead of being led around by your bottom by sub contractors, vendors, and the USAF brass


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Not Employee Oriented"

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    Former Employee - Personnel Security Specialist in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Personnel Security Specialist in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PAE full-time

    Pros

    Slightly flexible in working hours

    Cons

    No consideration of employee lives
    Nothing is done to boost employee morale
    Pay is very low for the amount of work required from employees compared to other businesses
    Management does not adhere to rules set.
    Very little room for growth


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Awful"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at PAE full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Can't think of a one

    Cons

    Management slimy, unethical. They talk about ethics like it is something they practice, but no....


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