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Brett Cope
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  • "Low pay and low raises so get your money going in(in 7 reviews)

  • "There upper management needs alot of work they will not let you voice your opinion(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Estimator"

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    Current Employee - Estimator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Powell Industries full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Good benefits. Room for career advancement.

    Cons

    Old systems that don't integrate well. Fear of change.

    Advice to Management

    Look at the ROI on the systems you have vs the ones you could have

    Powell Industries2019-01-13
  2. "Powell Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Powell Industries full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment Good benefits / vacation

    Cons

    Low pay scale No growth potential Poor management Mostly busy work with few challenging tasks

    Powell Industries2018-12-23
  3. "Electrical assembler"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Powell Industries full-time

    Pros

    Good place as a starting point in your career. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Low wages and raises. It's all about upper management making a lot of profit.

    Powell Industries2017-10-05
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Not great"

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    Former Employee - Assembly in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Powell Industries full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good people who worked hard. Great learning opportunity. Good benefits n 401k only stayed for the other employees which made other stay

    Cons

    The pay really was not great the only reason most employees worked there was for benefits. Supervisor had favorites they didn't care much of employees

    Powell Industries2017-07-26
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    "Estimator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Powell Industries full-time

    Pros

    Great environment and good benefits.

    Cons

    No place for growth. Downsizing.

    Powell Industries2017-04-11
  6. "Company Review"

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

    I worked at Powell Industries full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Growth Opportunities and Good Benefits

    Cons

    Implementation of the processes and lack of accountability

    Powell Industries2017-04-03
  7. "Good co-workers"

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Powell Industries full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, really great co-workers, salary is reasonable

    Cons

    Employees are expendable. No longer a "family" atmosphere as it once was.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your employees.

    Powell Industries2017-01-26
  8. "Welder"

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    Former Employee - Welder in Westlake, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Powell Industries for more than 2 years

    Pros

    decent pay, good benefits,location of facility

    Cons

    oppressive, uncaring, operated like a prison system

    Advice to Management

    allow employee to see immediate family members when they are sick and dying without giving them written warnings for doing so.

    Powell Industries2016-10-23
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    "Powell Industries review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Powell Industries full-time

    Pros

    Excellent Research and Development Department, Family oriented, excellent on-the-job training for skilled operators, gives out yearly bonuses, safety oriented, good benefits package, very diverse workforce

    Cons

    Low pay for skilled workers, personality- not performance oriented, have to be a member of the good-old boy network to get ahead, some managers resistant to change

    Advice to Management

    Be more open to change, work on quality issues, increase safety department staff, offer more opportunities for upward mobility

    Powell Industries2016-06-28
  10. "Powell job review"

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    Current Employee - Control Systems Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Powell Industries

    Pros

    Stable Job. Good overtime pay. Good travel pay. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Travel to remote places. Management can be better.

    Powell Industries2015-11-11
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