Labourer (Former Employee), Greater Toronto Area, ON – January 20, 2013
Cons: long hours and little pay.
They do not treat people well in this business. The pay was never great. The only reason I stayed in it was there was a bad economy. This was not a rewarding adventure. the economy was poor and no-body would teach you anything as they were always in fear of you taking there job.
Pool and Hot Tubs Installation (Former Employee), GTA – December 10, 2012
Pros: paid for full hours, even when there was no work on given day.
Cons: hard work with minimum pay
- Start at 8 am - Learned how to install pools - My team and boss were very helpful and understanding - Hardest part of the job was working in the beating sun - Getting to do whatever and however we wanted
A great experience of industrial work and development of skills needed in the working industry
Voluntary Work (Former Employee), Kingston upon Hull, ENG – March 20, 2014
Pros: friendly environment with valuable skills that will be of benefit to future job opportunites.
Cons: long hours
During my work experience in construction, my daily duties were focused mainly on; laboring, general lifting and carrying, keeping all areas clean and tidy, assisting with power tools, time management and also health and safety awareness. Within my short time of working in construction, I learned some valuable skills that will benefit in future work – more... opportunities. I mainly enjoyed being a part of a friendly team, were working in companionship to ensure all tasks were done to a sufficient standard. Although there was occasional long hours, I immersed myself into getting each task done will full effort. – less
Training experience (Former Employee), zahle – February 12, 2014
Attending meetings and competently communicate with Clients and Contractors Observation Projects: including building of 5th floor Observation of work done on time and within the budgets Comparison of technical knowledge of university and the experience on the field. Help in supervising the staff of the work.
Twin City Tile and Marble (Former Employee), MN – January 23, 2014
Pros: new tecknologies
Cons: dangerous field
Hard work everyday bet on that the construction trade is typical if you know what your doing and stay focus its a great job for a person with a family managment probably isnt all that great but the thing i like most it that construction is a growing business that is never going anywhere its always needed and ther is new technologie everyday to do something – more... new. – less
Carpenter Helper (Former Employee), Lyman, ME – January 20, 2014
Pros: lots of task and made good money
Cons: only temporary and seasonal jobs offered
My typical day at Hamilton Landscaping & Construction was get information from my supervisor and completed a list of tasks that needed to be done in a reasonable time. the managers were open to new ideas. I worked alone. The hardest part of my job was leveling large dirt piles. The part I enjoyed was the more tasks I got the more I got paid.