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Washington River Protection Solutions Reviews

Updated Feb 6, 2020

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3.4
73%
Recommend to a Friend
60%
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Washington River Protection Solutions President & Project Manager L. David Olson (no image)
L. David Olson
19 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay/benefits, rotational job shadow program for new hires(in 7 reviews)

  • "Great support from HR group, very safety focused management team, good people in general(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great Job!"

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    Current Employee - Industrial Hygiene Technician in Richland, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Washington River Protection Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    4x10 work days Overtime Weekends off Good people

    Cons

    SCBA usage Commute Besides these two honestly It is a great job!

    Washington River Protection Solutions2020-02-07
  2. "Avoid the Procurement Department"

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    Former Employee - Buyer Technical Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Washington River Protection Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits Great 401k 4x10 work week is amazing Jeans and a polo are acceptable work attire

    Cons

    Incredibly hostile work environment Extreme Nepotism is the norm in hiring/promoting practices Chances are you'll have work piled on you last minute and aggressively asked why it isn't completed yet Incredibly unprofessional personnel ranging from excessive profanity at meetings and directed towards coworkers as well as racial slurs and sexist comments

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    Washington River Protection Solutions2020-01-30
  3. "A Good Job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richland, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Washington River Protection Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work/life balance, four 10 hour day weeks, good pay

    Cons

    Lots of red tape, work can move slowly at times

    Washington River Protection Solutions2019-10-29
  4. "Steady work"

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    Current Employee - IH Manager in Richland, WA

    I have been working at Washington River Protection Solutions full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Steady work, good people.

    Cons

    Little professional growth and career mapping.

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    Washington River Protection Solutions2019-11-05
  5. "Not enough work.."

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    Former Employee - Contract Administrator in Richland, WA

    I worked at Washington River Protection Solutions full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good pay/benefits, rotational job shadow program for new hires

    Cons

    Not enough work to fill a work day/week!

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    Washington River Protection Solutions2019-08-24
  6. "HVAC Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Richland, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Washington River Protection Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Great work life balance -4 x 10s work schedule -Low Stress environment

    Cons

    -Pace of work is extremely slow -Hard to find value in you do -Procedures are written to CYOA, not to make work understanding or useful

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    Washington River Protection Solutions2019-04-07
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Upper Management needs to pay attention."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richland, WA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Washington River Protection Solutions full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits, hours, low stress level

    Cons

    (Level 2) Middle Management encourage employees to leave. Talk a great game but never follow through, only do what is in their best interest.

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    Washington River Protection Solutions2018-09-17
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Washington River Protection Solutions full-time

    Pros

    -Pay -4X10 Schedule -Management -Growth Opportunity -Excellent Place to Work for and Interesting Work

    Cons

    -Commute -Hazardous Work -SCBA Usage -Hazardous work with a lot of unknown exposures

    Washington River Protection Solutions2018-04-02
  9. "Quality Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer in Richland, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Washington River Protection Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly peers. Relaxed work environment. 4x10 work week. Family Oriented.

    Cons

    Work is slowed by government approach to execution.

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    Washington River Protection Solutions2018-03-13
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Engaged work with a touch of the paperwork blues."

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    Current Employee - I&C Engineer in Richland, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Washington River Protection Solutions full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Highly intellectual work with nice people. Great pay and benefits with a good work life balance. Good job for engineers looking to learn the business.

    Cons

    The projects tend to drag on for long periods of time due to lack of experienced resources and the requirement to document everything.

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    Washington River Protection Solutions2017-12-15

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