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Shaw Group Reviews

Updated March 27, 2017
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Shaw Group Chairman, President, and CEO James M. Bernhard Jr.
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Pros
  • Great place to work most of them good people, Good projects long term projects (in 8 reviews)

  • Great company, great people, wonderful work atmosphere (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Mechanical Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shaw Group full-time

    Pros

    Nice company to work with. Co-Workers were knowledgeable and willing to assist each other.

    Cons

    The workflow was cyclic but the company was willing to move employees around to balance out the work in various departments


  2. "Not a bad place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Shaw Group full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity for a variety of work

    Cons

    Revolving door of upper management. No time given to take advantage of tuition reimbursement policy, or for further education.

    Advice to Management

    Stop the re-organizations. They're disruptive, and negatively affect employees in a number of ways.

  3. "average"

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

    Pros

    good team of staff members

    Cons

    no one above listens to lower staff

    Advice to Management

    listen to lower members of staff more


  4. "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    No micro management , less levels of management

    Cons

    End user involvement needs improvement


  5. "Shaw CB&I"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Process Systems Supervisor in Milton Keynes, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Process Systems Supervisor in Milton Keynes, England (UK)

    I worked at Shaw Group (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Shaw group bought out Stone and Webster and eventually Shaw Group Energy an Chemicals was bought out by Technip

    Cons

    The company was driven by the US office which was very restrictive sometimes when executing work.


  6. "Heavy equipment operator"

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    Former Employee - Heavy Equitment Operator
    Former Employee - Heavy Equitment Operator
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people to work for.

    Cons

    None all good good people.

    Advice to Management

    I need to go back to work for you guys..


  7. "Intake Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intake Specialist/Administrative Assistant Administrative Assistant in Beaumont, TX
    Former Employee - Intake Specialist/Administrative Assistant Administrative Assistant in Beaumont, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shaw Group (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Company to work for.

    Cons

    No Cons everyone worked as a team.

    Advice to Management

    Keep Up the work

  8. "Good people telling policy"

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    Former Employee - Environmental Engineer
    Former Employee - Environmental Engineer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Everyone I met was terrific. People were helpful and supportive. I never felt like I was an outcast from the group

    Cons

    The company would send its private jet to bring out employees to areas in need but then abandon them and require them to find their own travel home.

    Advice to Management

    Go the extra mile when people are don with a job, it will make people respect you more.


  9. "Craft and Corporate Recruiting"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Supportive managers and senior recruiters when working in the field recruiting craft workers. Easy to network and move cross-functionally within the company.

    Cons

    Difficult to move up in salary. Large pay gap between middle/lower employees and upper management.


  10. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great company
    Great benefits
    Great hours
    Great company
    Great benefits
    Great hours
    Great company
    Great benefits
    Great hours

    Cons

    No cons come to mind

    Advice to Management

    No advice for upper managment


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