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Turner Construction CEO Peter J. Davoren
Peter J. Davoren
345 Ratings
Pros
  • "Compared to other jobs my friends got out of college, this one is by far the best in terms of work life balance as well as work environment(in 35 reviews)

  • "Great people to work with, everyone is very approachable(in 40 reviews)

Cons
  • "At times work/life balance can be hard to maintain(in 43 reviews)

  • "Long hours, they expect you to be there for 40 even if there is nothing to do, or you worked 50 the week before(in 58 reviews)

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  1. "Right People, Right Culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Turner Construction full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    The company does a tremendous job of finding the right people. I've been fortunate to work with and interact with amazing people across the country. I am consistently impressed by the quality of character, passion, talent, and humility Turner employees possess. They've established an impressive culture at the company and it continues to improve each year.

    Cons

    Like most large organizations, sharing/accessing information across the company is a challenge and sometimes new initiatives are slow to develop.

    Advice to Management

    Overhaul the public facing website, it is not reflective of the quality of the services this company provides.

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Accountant in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Turner Construction full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Good work/ life balance Great Benefits

    Cons

    Pay is below industry standards

  3. "Ok, butt..."

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      Current Employee - Project Superintendent 

      I have been working at Turner Construction full-time

      Pros

      Strong Company. Ethical. Good Reputation

      Cons

      Very cliquish; do not promote from within; very top heavy on the executive level.

      Advice to Management

      Create more opportunity for advancement

    • "Turner is great organization"

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        Former Employee - Construction Manager 

        I worked at Turner Construction full-time

        Pros

        I am going to move to the Middle East to be close to my parents.

        Cons

        I am so proud I was part of that great company such as Turner

      • Helpful (2)

        "Good Starting Company After College"

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        Current Employee - Project Engineer in Miami, FL
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Turner Construction full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        good money when starting. Overtime is paid for the first year. A lot of learning opportunities! also a lot of options to transfer to different positions (I more or less stayed in the same because I like it)

        Cons

        After the first 2 years, my responsibility grew much more. I still earned more my first year from all the OT. The company lacks a good retirement plan. They match up to 5% for 401K.

        Advice to Management

        Need to maintain good pay for 2nd, 3rd, & 4th year to retain employees. I have been considering moving on to another company for the past year (and might actually do it this year). Also consider bonuses to employees when projects end in good status. I currently feel new hires from other companies get better pay than those currently in the company. Not all new hires deserve that much more pay, in the meantime i feel...

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      • "Great Culture"

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          Current Employee - Engineer 
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at Turner Construction full-time for more than 2 years

          Pros

          the people and the locations offering relocation opportunity

          Cons

          Do note receive many bonuses

          Advice to Management

          offer incentives to the employees

        • "Great Company"

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          Current Employee - Assistant Superintendent in New York, NY
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at Turner Construction for more than 2 years

          Pros

          Security, great people, amazing out of college job

          Cons

          Reviews only once a year. Very structured growth. Low pay for location. Long hours, they expect you to be there for 40 even if there is nothing to do, or you worked 50 the week before. Can waste your time sometimes.

          Advice to Management

          Increase the base pay. For the hours you work, you should make more

        • "Very Political Enviornment"

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          Former Employee - Engineer in Orlando, FL
          Doesn't Recommend
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I worked at Turner Construction full-time for more than 2 years

          Pros

          Good work life balance but they make you work hard for every penny they pay. A lot of growth opportunities. Turner Constructions is really good. They have a lot of events to give employee a chance to know company better.

          Cons

          Very political environment. They only care for the colleagues who have spent much time in company and won't listen to the employees who are new in company. You have to obey senior engineers even they mistreat you otherwise you will jeopardize your job.

          Advice to Management

          Please try to listen to both employees in case of conflicts. Just because one employee has spent some years in company doesn't necessarily have to correct in that case. Sometimes new employees are also right.

        • "Good job for older ppl looking to make good money and not do much. Essentially, everything is subbed out."

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          Former Employee - Carpenter in Kansas City, MO
          Doesn't Recommend
          Positive Outlook
          Disapproves of CEO

          I worked at Turner Construction full-time for more than a year

          Pros

          Very easy work, competitive pay, probably will never get laid off. Great if you do a lot of side work.

          Cons

          Everything is subbed out. Usually very long, uneventful days. Steer clear, if you love slinging box beam headers and facia boards like me.

          Advice to Management

          Utilize warehouse staffing solutions/agencies

        • "Review"

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            Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

            I have been working at Turner Construction full-time

            Pros

            Good pay and benefits cover a lot.

            Cons

            Work/life balance could be better.

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