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Saudi Arabian Aircraft Company
F-15 SA Conversion Recruiting Manager (Former Employee), Riyadh, S01April 4, 2014
Pros: for americans: housing, transportation (company cars for overhead positions), health care
Cons: zero direction, no formal training (learn through osmosis), doesn't trust their employees to do their jobs
Alsalam is an aircraft company in KSA that provides maintenance to the civilian and the Royal Saudi Air Force. They have a very centralized (Top-Down) management approach. There is little if any room for advancement. Alsalam provides great benefits for American Workers, however, they provide only partial benefits for TCN's. As a recruiting manager, – more... I was sold during the interview on their willingness to support my recruiting initiatives based on my 16 years in the industry and a widespread network of contacts. However, their approach to recruiting was to do it 100% by phone and on the internet. They refused to allow recruiting to build the relationships to obtain the most qualified applicants. The company has a very high attrition rate to include Saudi Nationals because of the management approach. – less
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Fun place to work, but, too far from home.
Ground Support Technician (Former Employee), Khamis Mushayt, Saudi ArabiaDecember 2, 2013
Pros: great supervisor
Cons: not enough tools, no a/c, no heat, and low pay
My typical day at work was arriving at 7 am and working solo until 3pm. I maintained all the ground equipment with help from my supervisor. I learned a lot about the culture and found the military and towns people very friendly for the most part. The hardest part of the job was risking my life riding the work bus to and from work. The most enjoyable – more... part of the job was working alone side my supervisor. – less
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aircraft sheetmetal mechanic
Aircraft Sheetmetal Mechanic (Former Employee), saudi, arabiaDecember 2, 2013
Pros: non
Cons: non
depot level repair on F15

nothen at all

management sucks

some were ok the rest i couldn't stand

getting on a flight out of the country

nothing
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Contractor working in Saudi Arabia for Royal Saudi Air Force
Welder/Plasma Spray/Fabricator (Current Employee), Saudi ArabiaNovember 26, 2012
Pros: great benefits
Cons: hard to aquire parts at times
Process parts and train the RSAF personnel.
Great conditions and the saudi people are very sociable.
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Very slow enviornment, Saudi's are in no hurry to work.
Non-Destructive Technician (Former Employee), Taif, Saudi ArabiaMarch 22, 2012
Pros: good money!
Cons: away form family!
Very hard to motivate the people and they really don't like to work.