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Updated Sep 8, 2022

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4.3
78%
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38 Ratings

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good company with opportunity

    Sep 8, 2022 - Assistant Project Manager (APM) 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    They offer great experience on unique projects and are continuing to grow.

    Cons

    Work life balance can be an issue.

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Company and Culture

    Jul 13, 2022 - Senior Project Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Employees generally come first. Good report with clients helps create a positive work environment.

    Cons

    There are some employees that have egos big it’s hard to believe their heads fit through the door. They can be stuck in there ways.

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    SPM

    Feb 6, 2022 - Senior Project Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Power is led by great leaders.

    Cons

    The level of sharing that one would wish is not always there.

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good

    Jan 26, 2022 - Journeyman Carpenter in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    A1 company good with employees management is good

    Cons

    No cons everything is good working here

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great company to work for

    Jun 11, 2021 - Project Engineer I in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Takes care of their employees and assures that everyone has a good work life balance.

    Cons

    After 2 years of working for Power, I truly cannot think of any.

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great Company to Work For

    May 12, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good people who genuinely care about your well being Ability to choose your own career path

    Cons

    Construction industry in general is work hard, play hard. The hours can be long here - same as anywhere else

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Awesome place to work

    Apr 23, 2021 - Project Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great experience overall! Love the positive outlook!

    Cons

    No issues to date at Power!

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Great Company!

    Apr 6, 2021 - Operations in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Power really values and cares for the employees here.

    Cons

    Power does a great job increasing Diversity, but need more women and minorities in the industry.

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Setting the bar for construction in Chicago, and doing the work internally to set the bar for themselves!

    Apr 2, 2021 - Human Resources Generalist in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I've found my family here at Power! My coworkers are all incredibly talented and intelligent, and the employees here really do their work in ways that clearly reflect the company's values (do the right thing, relationships matter, find a better way, etc.)! For those coming into the construction industry for the first time, the environment can feel a bit more "old-school" than other workplaces - this is balanced for me by the feeling that the company is constantly evolving and I'm encouraged to implement and try new ways of doing things.

    Cons

    In the coming months and years, I hope that Power will continue to benchmark salaries for their office staff to keep compensation competitive - the operations side is certainly on par, but I've noticed turnover on the office side usually can be attributed at least partially to less competitive compensation given how successful the company is. I also would like to see it made clearer how bonus' are tied to the formal review process. Power's benefits are really comprehensive. The only room I see for improvement is adding additional PTO - especially at the entry level, it could make them more competitive and help with work/life balance. The biggest culture shift I hope to see at Power is in DEI - there are VP's, members of leadership and employees who are really driving the company's growth via community outreach and training. Construction has traditionally been an industry dominated by white men, and I see Power really leading the charge to make the industry more diverse and inclusive in an authentic and sustainable way. I think it would be even more impactful and encourage more of the white male employees to get involved if we saw more VP's and leaders get involved, learn alongside employees, and set the precedent for others.

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great company

    Mar 31, 2021 - Accoubting 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    They treat you like family

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of

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Power Construction has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5, based on over 70 reviews left anonymously by employees. 78% of employees would recommend working at Power Construction to a friend and 86% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Power Construction employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Power Construction. This rating has decreased by -8% over the last 12 months.

78% of Power Construction employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Power Construction 3.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.2 for culture and values and 4.2 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Power Construction to be benefits, culture, career development and the cons to be senior leadership, work life balance, diversity and inclusion.

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