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Overall good place to work and learn
Maintenance Foreman (Current Employee), Fort McMurray, ABMay 17, 2013
Good place to work!! Has many benefits but the hardest part is being away from family for extended periods of time since its a camp job.
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Lots of oppurtunity for Advancment and Skill Development
Piping and Hydro Test Superintendent (Current Employee), EdmontonMay 10, 2013
Pros: career advancement
Cons: lack of a work life balance
Kiewit is a to place to learn multiple skills and develop your career by advancing through the ranks. The hours are demanding which may hinder the work life balance.
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Every day is a new day
Labourer (Current Employee), Fort McMurray, ABApril 12, 2013
Pros: camp work
Cons: camp work
I am always learning as much as I can everyday at work. I learn the site, the job, about other coworkers jobs and about my coworkers. I have a great group of coworkers. I enjoy learning new things.
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not a good company to work for
operator (Former Employee), edmontonMarch 21, 2013
Cons: foreign workers
No communication what so ever employees do not know English worst company i have ever work for. Stay away from this outfit they are trouble!
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Excellent place to learn but starve doing it
Superintendent (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABMarch 5, 2013
Pros: excellent management staff
Cons: low salary
Kiewit is a great place for new engineers to "get their feet wet" within the industry but maybe not the best place for more experienced individuals to work as their salary level are subpar when compared to the competition.
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Worst company I have ever worked for
Admin (Former Employee), Fort McmurrayMarch 5, 2013
Pros: none!
Cons: long hours, low pay
I worked at k2 mining at kearl lake and it was the wort camp job I had ever worked at. The management is horrible and they will work you as much as they can and won't compensate!
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Nice camp accomodation and good discipline on site and camp and the best was dry camp
Electrician journeyman (master) (Former Employee), Kearl Lake Project in Fort MckayFebruary 23, 2013
Pros: good discipline and high level safety, free accomodation
Cons: foreman to young, no body seem to know what it going on at the end of contract
Working day was ok I learn heat tracing comissionnig tha managment like forman a bit to young, good interaction between employee, the hardest part of the job listen to negative people and the most enjoyables was to learn, have all the tools to make the job done and the security sa we can go home in one piece.
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good company to work for.
Carpenter (Former Employee), Esterhazy,SKFebruary 20, 2013
Pros: free lunches, travel money, loa and rsps
Cons: long hours
they were good to people who did there job. people who didnt do there job got let go.
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good company to work for
Welder/Fitter (Former Employee), fort macmurray albertaFebruary 12, 2013
was a good company to work for ,although for unforeseen circumstances layed off ,
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good company to work for
Welder/Fitter (Former Employee), fort macmurray albertaFebruary 12, 2013
good company to work for ,safety is priority,accomadatioins and flights were provided
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Enjoyable Atmosphere and Excellent leader for Safety
Electrical Apprentice (Former Employee), Kearl LakeJanuary 24, 2013
Starting off I worked construction on the Froth project and then moved to the Completions department after a few months. Learn lots on safety and gained lots of experience doing all kinds of work.
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Great Company
Human Resource Specialist (Former Employee), Marystown, NLJanuary 22, 2013
Pros: people
Cons: hours
Money was great, Hours long, People were great. loved being a worker in the company.
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I AM A HARD WORKING INDIVIDUAL,THAT PAYS ATTENTION TO DETAIL, ON TIME , RELIABLE, AND LOYAL WITH INTEGRITY
Skilled Labourer (Current Employee), Kapuskasing, ONJanuary 8, 2013
Cons: away from home for extended periods, sometimes long hours
-PLAN THE DAYS WORK
-REQUIRED AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS
-TRANSPORT AND SET UP EQUIPMENT
-WORK AROUND OTHERS AND TIGHT SPACES IN AN ORDERLY AND SAFE MANNER DUE TO PRESSURE AND THE NATURE OF THE WORK
-CO WORKERS ARE GREAT WITH KNOWLEDGE , HARD WORKERS UNDER EXTREME CONDITIONS,
-EVERYTHING IS HARD ,BUT REWARDING
- I LOVE EVERY ASPECT OF THE JOB
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good company
Construction Millwright/Pipefitter (Former Employee), Christina Lake, AltaDecember 22, 2012
Pros: n/a
Cons: n/a
q Constructed and installed pumps, motors, turbines, fans and boilers in water treatment, aux boilers and steam and combustion turbine.
q Supervising lead pipefitters, welders and millwrights.
q Time keeping, conducting safety meetings, completing safe work permit applications, presenting progress reports to client, and all other related supervisory tasks.
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enjoyed the gym after work. Good food and good hours
laborer on K3 Potash Mosaic Mine Site (Former Employee), Esterhazy, SKDecember 13, 2012
Pros: free breakfast, lunch, dinner, room. pay. great crew.
Cons: long hours, 300 ft up, windy, dusty.
-12 hr days.
-Learned how a 24 hr pour worked.
-Management was good to work for.
-Great team to work with, got along with everyone.
-Doing the same thing for 12 hours.
-Wages, and the crew I worked with.
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Not too bad
Superintendant (Current Employee), Fort McMurrayDecember 7, 2012
Pros: money
Cons: long hours, no money for ot
Its ok,,,,, good for advancement
Lots of potential for moving around
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very coroperative people and good understanding of safety
Health, Safety& Environment Coordinator (Former Employee), Marystown, NLNovember 29, 2012
Pros: onsite access with vechile
Cons: night shift
great place to work ,good management communication,great safety policies and good people..i realy enjoyed working as a safety adviser at kiewit,and to them safety comes first...
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Very management heavy
Electrician (Current Employee), Sherwood Park, ABNovember 21, 2012
Pros: close to home
Cons: morale
Very pushy management/supervision
Big on the buddy system
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dont care about family life
Welder (Former Employee), Edmonton AlbertaNovember 14, 2012
Pros: not a lot to do
Cons: not a lot to do
Hired me for dayshift, then put me on night shift during orientation. Nightshift all foreign workers cant speak english. They couldnt care less that I have a family and my 74 yr old mother living with us. Ended up finding a different job on dayshift somewhere else
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Great place to work!!
Steam fitter /QA/QC (Current Employee), Edmonton mod yardNovember 11, 2012
Very safety oriented , great Benifits and great wages. Lots of OT steady work working night shift has its pros and cons. Fridays are optional. People are saying that management is no good but those are the people that are screwing up and losing there jobs. If your a hard worker and work smart and properly then you have nothing to worry about. If you are looking for a company with lots of room for advancement and safe steady work then Kiewit is the place to be

About Kiewit

Peter Kiewit Sons' is a heavyweight in the heavy construction industry. The general contractor and its subsidiaries have a breadth – Read more