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Productive
Supervisor/ Internal Support Group (Former Employee), Corbin, KYSeptember 3, 2014
Learned the ins and outs of health care, Management was friendly. Most enjoyable part was supervising multiple csr's from multiple sites.
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Great pay and benefits
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee), Lawrence, KSSeptember 2, 2014
Pros: several shift options
Cons: driving to lawrence from topeka
This was a great place to work. Full training provided. Onsite lunch vendors daily was a great help.
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Nuclear Machinist
Nuclear Machinist (Former Employee), Groton, CTSeptember 2, 2014
As a machinist I have experience working on the shaft polpulsor system and assy. Thrust barring, inflatable boot Housing, vulcanizing the o-rings, reduction gears, rutter ram, heat exchangers, diesel exhaust valves, gate valves, ASW/MSW valves, HS valves, TW valves, CW valves, TGS, STGS, ROS, PLO, etc. VLS tube, LET/LOT hatches, CCL Hatches upper bridge – more... hatch, shutter door assy, torpedo assy, heat exchangers, main cooling pumps, UMMS in the sail, Sail planes, RBP and hydriocs, chinner ray assy, NRMD/DMD work on the Sea Wolf class Trident class submarines. Lots of work in the reactor room (need DOD clearance). I hold contractor clearance red badge. Worked in assy shop, Bob Reed of hatches, torpedo trays, ASW/MSW building all different kinds of valve building and refurbishing, too many to remember. Welding, mig tig, and stick, various mettles (SS, Nickel copper, HY 80-100, monel, cast iron, wire EDM machine; Q.A (Quality Assurance) Inspections. – less
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lead disagree with the hiring manager
Senior Systems Engineering Specialist & Architect (Former Employee), Sterling Heights, MISeptember 2, 2014
Pros: time was wasted; learned gav and tanks technolgy on my own
Cons: have never been utilized for my expertised areas; no privacy office
I was hired to utilize my expertise and experiences; but assigned to a lead to be frozen for all my skills
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last ditch job when no one else is hiring!!!
Shop 51, Marine electrician (Current Employee), norfolk, VirginiaSeptember 2, 2014
coworkers are top hands, Management are clueless, priorities for Navel customers are ignored in lieu of supervisors own agenda.Always last minute, catching up. not much overtime. Logistics for materials needed is non-existant. Awesome insurance tho.
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Supported Space system division Atlas/Titan program
Manufacturing Planner (Former Employee), San Diego, CAAugust 31, 2014
Supported Space system division Atlas/Titan program. Team leader responsible for preparation of work instructions in MRPII/MACPAC and bill of material for the Atlas/Titan Centaur program and functioned as a checker in support of the planning department work with Detail Parts machining, heat treat process, and tool design.
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Intriguing group of products to build and manage throughout military vehicle lifecycle.
Senior Systems Engineer (Former Employee), Sterling HeightsAugust 29, 2014
The most enjoyable part of the job was working to save people lives.
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productive and fun
Bilingual Customer Service Representative (Former Employee), Sandy, UTAugust 29, 2014
Pros: free lunches
Cons: short breaks
Make sure satisfied the consumers the best way possible. I learned that you have to work hard to accomplish and succeed in whatever you are doing.Management was overall really organized. My co-workers were the best helped out in whatever they could and were really friendly and supportive. The hardest part of the job was having to deal with The Marketplace – more... website technical difficulties; having to put customers on hold so we can see if we were able to do it on the website if not we would have to do the alternative application.The most enjoyable part of the job was helping the consumers getting their insurance and hearing all the kudos from happy and satisfied consumers. – less
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Loved working for this company
Quality Assurance Team Leader (Former Employee), Chester, VAAugust 28, 2014
• Monitor representatives while assisting Medicare beneficiaries with general Medicare coverage information
• Provide representatives with feedback and other information that may require improvement while assisting beneficiaries on issues such as claims, escalations, enrolling beneficiaries in health plans
• Coach representatives on call center metrics – more... and call handling – less
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Was a wonderful Company to work for.
PROJECT COORDINATOR (Former Employee), Fort Worth TxAugust 27, 2014
Pros: was a very employee minded company
Cons: was a large company.
Responsible for managing security projects including all classified engineering data and documentation, planning, coordinating, and executing radar range testing. Also responsible for coordinating wind tunnel testing, physical security requirements, and using security communications equipment.
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Challenging and fast paced position
Network Engineer (Current Employee), Coronado, CAAugust 25, 2014
Pros: beautiful environment
Cons: don't get time to take a break for lunch to enjoy beautiful environment
Never boring - always something new and exciting to work on.
Learned a lot about LAN/CAN/MAN/WAN network engineering/administration. Learned a lot about Cisco Call Manager, Network Security, IPV4 Subnetting, DHCP appliance, Cisco Secure ACS, Fiber and Cat5/5e/6 cabling and infrastructure. Working with TACLAN Encryptors.
Worked with management and managed – more... small staff of network engineers.
Trained co-workers on various tasks - delegated responsibilities to co-workers.
Hardest part of the job is the extreme workload and finding enough time in the day to train co-workers, solve problems, plan future network changes, attend meetings.
Enjoyable part of the job is solving problems. – less
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Great job but woking overseas is not for everyone
MANTAINENCE MECHANIC I/ CONTRACTOR (Former Employee), kwaitAugust 25, 2014
Pros: tax free money
Cons: away from home for long periods of time
A typical work day started with a morning safety brief and then start on the days task. There is so much to learn about trouble shooting and maintenance everyday was a learning experience. Management lacked control of there operation due to interference from higher level of management involvement in day to day activities. The hardest part of the job – more... was being away form family for such long periods of time. Best part of the job was the satisfaction from successfully fixing a tank. – less
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It was fun till we started getting busy and they lied and would make us work on mandatory days. I have to work 13 days once without a day off.
Customer service rep (Former Employee), Sandy UtahAugust 23, 2014
Pros: holiday pay from day one. cheap health insurance.
It was good for the most part but the management would always lie to us. They would offer employee referral and wouldn't give you your bonuses and stuff like that.
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Good Company, Tedious Work.
Mechanic (Current Employee), JBLM, WAAugust 22, 2014
Pros: good way to travel the world, great pay
Cons: long hours, away from family for along time
Typical day would be I show up at the office at 0720, 0740 safety meeting begins. At 0800 drive your personal vehicle over to the service bay start unpacking a connex into the bay. Move vehicles into the bay and start servicing them. At 1200 take lunch, 1300 go back to to work until vehicles are complete or 1530, whichever one comes first. 1600 start – more... doing time-cards on KIOSKS (2 laptops, 10 people). 1630 leave the work site for the house. – less
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Hard work. But, good people to do it with
Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee), Getzville NYAugust 22, 2014
Pros: great people to work with
Cons: losing ground on maintaining work
5x8 work week when not under the gun
60 or 80 hr work week when under the gun
hard work and results don't always pay off
management would work with you
co-workers were good at their work and good to be around
finding out that we didn't have more work awarded
the feeling of accomplishment when you and your team delivers
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Medicare Representative at GDIT
Medicare Bilingual Specialist (Current Employee), Riverview, FLAugust 22, 2014
Pros: excellent pay and benefits
Cons: lack of leadership, poor managment
Calls are always back to back, but it is a very easy job.
The company trains you well and you are provided with all the materials needed to perform an excellent job. Lots of overtime during Open Enrollment Season
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Tough, but good work environment
Current Employee (Current Employee), San Diego, CAAugust 20, 2014
Good for driven people. Good room for advancement. No negatives, not much management favoritism. Must be good at your craft or profession, nothing wrong with that. Pay is competitive, however global competition in shipbuilding industry may keep salary down. Better salaries for your skill set are likely. However, good place to get your feet wet and learn. – more... Pro process improvement environment, everyone from sweepers to VP's participate. Team worker is key to success. – less
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Excellent Company
Engineering Technician III (Former Employee), Atlantic Beach, FLAugust 19, 2014
Pros: daily interraction with personnel
Cons: limited funding for repairs and logistics
Great Opportunities to interact with Sailors and improve upon their abilities to repair and maintain their equipment, Each day was exciting and rewarding in that a skill was imparted upon a group or individual that allowed for improvement in operations and reduction in maintenance and repairs.
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decent place to work
Bilingual Customer Service Specialist (Former Employee), Lawrence, KSAugust 19, 2014
Pros: reliable, decent pay, good coworkers.
Cons: not flexible, no reward for working harder, no career advancement
very difficult to be promoted, a solid job for those who have strong attendance. They recognize attendance over quality of work. I did learn about the lending process with the Dept of Education. Left job because they were not flexible with scheduling and there were no opportunities for career advancement.
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Productive workplace , helping elderly people
Cusomer Service Rep (Former Employee), chester, vaAugust 18, 2014
customer service rep, answering phone calls, helping elderly people with medicare

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