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Team Fishel Reviews

Updated June 7, 2018
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  1. "Accident Free"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Underground Utility Technician in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Underground Utility Technician in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Team Fishel full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    This is a great company and I have become part of the Fisher Family. We are all part owners of the company due to the fact that we fund the cash profit sharing plan.

    Cons

    Being able to take what you have learned and go elsewhere is a very hard task. I have learned a lot working with Team Fishel, my goal is to continue to work for this company but I don't think a transfer would be in my best interest.

    Advice to Management

    More jobs need to be created as they have been in the past. This a growing company and will continue to grow. Take more advice from those teammates out in the field because they are the ones that are physically making the company profitable.


  2. "Fishelization"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Team Fishel full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    flex schedule, laid back, the individuals that work here are all very great to work with. Some sort of raise every year.

    Cons

    No PTO or sick days, Health Insurance is just okay but has improved in my 2 years at the company. Gain little transferable knowledge due to the fact that it is so one project focused. A lot of leaders without understanding what their duties are. Little room for growth within the company.

    Advice to Management

    Follow through and communicate with the employees. Think things through before setting things in place.

  3. "Intern"

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

    Pros

    Very laid back environment. Very diverse and diffrent oppertunities

    Cons

    Not very much work to do as an intern. Job role requires you to learn about the industry


  4. "Laborer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Some of the crew leaders

    Cons

    Working in elements and management


  5. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Team Fishel full-time

    Pros

    Long-time, family-owned company who takes care of their employees

    Cons

    Lots of family hired

    Advice to Management

    Hold everyone to a higher level of accountability


  6. "Laborer"

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    Former Employee - General Laborer in Virginia Beach, VA
    Former Employee - General Laborer in Virginia Beach, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent pay, paid travel expenses

    Cons

    All "On the field" Foremen are raging alcholics... Treat new employees as very expendable. Requires on the road travel. Once laid off over 15 employees 10 days before christmas.. After job was winding down.

    Advice to Management

    Treat the people who work for you better.... Meaning the ones who actually use shovels.... Because most don't


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Decent pay - Work environment is somewhat unpredictable."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chesapeake, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chesapeake, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Team Fishel full-time

    Pros

    The pay is good. The company seems to be well run at the highest level. Just secured a large contract so job security shouldn't be an issue.

    Cons

    Management tends to overreact to customer (the only customer) complaints and over promise the staff's ability to produce. To make good on the promises, management enacts mandatory overtime; currently at mandatory 58 hrs weekly. Now to be fair, the manager's also work this schedule but its impossible to have any balance at home. They tend to choose favorites and prop them up despite shortcomings or failures.

    Advice to Management

    My best advice would be to assess the staff and understand their abilities; don't run off your productive employees by pushing them to carry the underachiever's load.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Crew Leader"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Team Fishel full-time

    Pros

    New equipment, lots of hours, profit sharing

    Cons

    Hire alot of people with little to no experience and people with bad attitudes

    Advice to Management

    More vacation time or change the amount of time before getting a second week. Get rid if people with bad attitudes. Pay more to get better workers with experience


  9. "good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Fiber Splicer in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Fiber Splicer in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    very steady work a good place for future

    Cons

    there's no cons very steady work place

    Advice to Management

    organized


  10. "Team Fishel - Engineering Technician"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Technician in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Engineering Technician in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Team Fishel full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work on many different projects in a variety of fields; good company atmosphere

    Cons

    Benefits are not for a year


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