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Great people to work with.
Labourer/Concrete grinder (Former Employee) –  Surrey, BC14 February 2018
I loved working for Bird Construction, lovely people who helped me become a better construction worker, I became way more aware of hazards not just at work but also outside of work.
Pros
Great pay
Cons
Did not like CSO, he was very rude.
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NIce company but not the best management
Labourer (Former Employee) –  Richmond, BC18 January 2018
Good company if you need to start your career but be aware of the politics and gossiping around. Don't get yourself involved and focus on your own job, do your best and you will be happy
Pros
friendly staff
Cons
poor management, don't value employees
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What do I say - its Construction
Administrator (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON3 January 2018
no communication, unapproachable managment, clicky staff, unseen company incentives. zero work - life balance,false promises, not a transparent organization !!!!!!
Pros
Good Salary
Cons
Unorganized company
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The environment is very supportive and lots of opportunities for advancement
Project Coordinator (Co-op) (Former Employee) –  Thompson, MB4 December 2017
Wonderful company to work for! Management and crew staff are friendly, helpful, and passionate about construction and what they do. Strong core values and beliefs which are followed through on by everyone in the company. I've worked on multiple sites, with multiple different crews, and the one thing that's consistent is the passion. Everyone truly cares for the core values and beliefs of Bird and focuses their daily tasks …
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Good experience for a short time
Project Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Richmond, BC29 November 2017
For the short time I was there until they ran out of projects for me, it was a good experience and a learned a lot. Typical construction lunches with subs and clients. Direct manager was a good mentor. Higher ups had other things on their minds.
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Amazing place to work
Project Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Richmond, BC23 November 2017
If you like to feel like you are genuinely a part of a long-term tenured team, in an environment that makes you feel at home, this is the place to be!
Pros
Autonomy, supportive colleagues, ability to really contribute.
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Amazing Company
Senior Project Administrator (Former Employee) –  Bedford, NS14 November 2017
This company is great. The job culture is what makes this place a company you want to be part of. It's like a family. They take pride in the work they do and it shows.
Pros
Fun place to work
Cons
Not central
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Bird Construction is a company that expands across Canada
Superintendent (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB10 November 2017
I have worked for Bird Construction for 10 years. I started as a carpenter and worked my way up to superintendent, which i worked for 4 years. I spent many good years with Bird and completed many projects safely.
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Productive work enviroment
Carpenter (Former Employee) –  Dartmouth, NS12 October 2017
Always work on the go, great crew! learned many new skills and tricks to the trade from there carpenters. supervisors are very nice and supportive! able to take your time.
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Good company to work for.
Carpenter/Labourer/Foreman (Former Employee) –  Saint John, NB23 August 2017
Good company to work for, with focus on safety and productivity. The company was conscientious of family lives and commitments and there was a focus on work/home balance.
Pros
Flexible.
Cons
Communication.
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great company
Labourer (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB2 August 2017
Amazing company to work for. They are safety oriented and true treat you like family. They pay well . They have you doing tasks that best suit your ability
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high payment but very poor management
Project Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB6 July 2017
The salary paid by Bird is pretty nice and has a lot of benefits. However, the management team is doing a terrible job on site. The deadlines for project are always postponed. Even though u are a permenent employee, the job is still not fully secured.
Pros
good benefits and high salary
Cons
lack of management and insecure job title
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Productive professional business
Superintendent (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB12 June 2017
Industrial sector of company is mainly out of town work and employed by highly trained motivated employees in both office and field
Wages compensate for the long out of town hours required on most work sites
Large part of the day is dedicated to insure safety is prime concern
Pros
above average wages
Cons
out of town for long periods
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Great Company
Carpenter (Former Employee) –  Conklin, AB11 April 2017
Had a great experience working there. Acquired a lot of valuable knowledge. Great team and working environment. Understanding and highly professional management team.
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Jr Safety Advisor
Safety Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Conklin Alberta30 March 2017
Deliver morning toolbox talks
Observe workers and behaviors
Data entry and filing
Monitor trends and correct deficiencies
Review daily paperwork for all crews.
Accident investigations
Training and orientations
Weekly reports and stats
Pros
Hands on work with the trades
Cons
Not getting more training to be more effient at my job.
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great company once you are established
Skid Steer Operator/Zoom boom operator/laborer (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB29 March 2017
Generally a good company to work for once you are established.Getting established is difficult for a new comer as their is certain clicks that can be restrictive to your success.
Pros
keep you employed
Cons
too many friends of friends
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Great work environment
Journey carpenter (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB29 March 2017
I really liked the supervision and the work environment. I did find the mass size of the site at Fort Hills and the lack of a proper tool crib made it very hard to be productive at times. Many hours are spent walking around looking for tools and materials to complete the task . How ever that was not the case at Kearl lake where every tool didn't was available and in good working condition. Supervision at Kearl lake was very organized.
Pros
good company to work for.
Cons
camp life
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Industrial side of concrete
Certified Labourer (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB7 February 2017
laid back atmosphere ,always learning new thing from different trades . If u worked hard enough advancement was there. Great work environment and family oriented
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It a good company
Superintendent (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB30 January 2017
I learned a lot with Bird. They really have there projects set up with the things you need to do your job. I really had a great time working with the Bird team
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Good
Accounting Clerk (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON17 January 2017
Very clean and respectable environment. Was able to learn a lot and training was always available on request. Co - workers are very unique.
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