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Transfield Services Reviews

Updated July 1, 2017
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Pros
  • its a great company too work for (in 6 reviews)

  • Good people to work with and good support for the workforce (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Senior management and executive were disconnected from the business (in 5 reviews)

  • Average, No professionalism, Poor work life balance (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Vice President"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Dynamic organization that changes each day.

    Cons

    Change happening so fast in the industry that it requires constant change.


  2. "Administration Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Manukau City (New Zealand)
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Manukau City (New Zealand)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Gave me the opportunity to know more about construction codes and construction of various works in which led great experience.

    Cons

    At times staff had to share staff passwords to save cost for newcomers.When staff made mistakes were hard to rectifying the right person which created misunderstanding and work performance issues.

    Advice to Management

    Staff passwords should never be shared.This leads poor work quality, time-consuming and damage staff relationship which lead to losing good staff, cost more money to company to bring new staff in terms of training, waste time loose on profits

  3. "Great People to work with"

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    Former Employee - Project Analyst in Sydney (Australia)
    Former Employee - Project Analyst in Sydney (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly working environment, diligent employees and good management team form a nice culture here.

    Cons

    Planning for future from current position can be confusing


  4. "Annon"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Transfield Services (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Diverse work load and locations

    Cons

    Disconnect between management and workforce

    Advice to Management

    Manage the business not the corporate politics


  5. "Pays the bills"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Perth, Western Australia (Australia)
    Former Employee - Manager in Perth, Western Australia (Australia)
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Transfield Services (More than a year)

    Pros

    Always busy
    Alot of co workers riding it out until retirement
    Difficult HR process
    $$ not fantastic

    Cons

    Working on government contract is difficult and the stakeholder is a often outdated customer to work with.


  6. "Electrician"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Electrician in Melbourne (Australia)
    Former Employee - Electrician in Melbourne (Australia)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Transfield Services full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Paid well, not overworked, offering a range of options for flexible working hours and with a very short normal working week.

    Cons

    Shift work is difficult for maintaining a work life balance however this can be optional depending on the role.

    Advice to Management

    No advice to management as at a site level they did a terrific job and were receptive to constructive criticism.


  7. "HR Administrator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Transfield Services full-time

    Pros

    The company values their employees. The work environment was always very friendly. They have flexible working hours and understand the work/life balance.

    Cons

    No cons that come to mind.

  8. "Many opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Bid Leader in Auckland (New Zealand)
    Former Employee - Bid Leader in Auckland (New Zealand)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Engaged clients and a broad variety of work
    - Clever and committed people
    - Wide range of locations and business sectors
    - Diversity is encouraged

    Cons

    - Tools and systems need development
    - Complex organisation is difficult to navigate
    - Risk sometimes overwhelms innovation

    Advice to Management

    - Deploy enterprise technology systems
    - Support brand development


  9. "Transfield Services"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Transfield Services full-time

    Pros

    Good people to work with and good support for the workforce.

    Cons

    Not any large or major issues

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the collaboration with the work force.


  10. "Fairly Bad"

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

    Pros

    Good colleagues to work with.

    Cons

    Company Structure was a mess then company got bought out.


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