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good admospheric team and staff
Millwright Apprentice (Current Employee) –  Saskatchewan7 May 2016
Have good day noting to complain , nice team and co-worker. they give me chance to learn stuff that I never work on. Management young team but always there to discuss with us.
Pros
reward point
Cons
good shitf
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Avantages sociaux
Business Development Specialist (Former Employee) –  Boisbriand, QC5 May 2016
La compagnie offre d'excellent avantages sociaux mais il est difficile de concilier vie professionnelle et personnelle étant donné que nous sommes appelés à voyager aux États-Unis et que nous devons produire des propositions pour une date/heure butoir non flexible.

La compagnie œuvre dans le domaine de la construction et offre tous les bénéfices, supports ou formations principalement aux ingénieurs. Le personnel de support est malheureusement laissé pour compte et sont les premiers à voir leur poste abolis. C'est ce qui m'est arrivé.

La communication au sein de l'entreprise est pratiquement inexistante. Avec ses bureaux situées partout en Amérique du Nord, ils devraient approfondir leur réseau de communication.
Pros
Variétée de tâches et responsabilitées
Cons
Heures supplémentaires non payées et arrive très souvent
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Productive and safe workplace for construction
CAD Engineer/Field Engineer/Mechanical Designer (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB4 May 2016
Safety management is best where I have ever known. Salary and benefits are very good and with good life balance. Quality control is so so.
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Very Aggressive Company
Quality Inspector (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB3 May 2016
Sometimes profits get in the way of safety but all in all a good company to work for. A majority of the time they promote the wrong people for the position and they end up paying for it in the end.
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Challenging but rewarding environment
Project Engineer (Current Employee) –  Annapolis Junction21 April 2016
I enjoyed the challenge that the construction industry brings and working together with my colleagues to complete the project successfuly and on time.
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enjoyed my time their
Crane Operator (Former Employee) –  Sherwood Park, AB18 April 2016
Kiewit mod yard was a very rewarding job very high saftey standards and reliable planning and management i enjoyed my time working for them.
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Good company to work for.
Power Engineer (Former Employee) –  Manitoba17 April 2016
Professional company with good honest bosses, they ensure safety is a top priority, follow all protocols, acts, and comply to all laws and regulations.
Pros
Professional workers
Cons
Working schedule
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Safest company in the construction industry
Material Handler (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB10 April 2016
Working in the material distribution department, gave great exposure to materials used in piping, structural and electrical. Assisting the tool crib gave me greater knowledge in the equipment required for use in this industry.
Pros
Organized fast pace environment.
Cons
Position is reliant on future projects that may not be rewarded.
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Excellant company to work for.
Construction/ Project Manager (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB7 April 2016
Kiewit is a well oiled machine, the people are committed and the process and procedures are second to none.
They look after their key people and even when things are slow they look after you.
The training programs for staff is exceptional and the advancement opportunities are only restricted to your own desire to advance.
The only down side for me with Kiewit is you must be prepared to travel to projects just about anywhere. Some people really enjoy this but not in my forte.
Pros
Well oiled Machine
Cons
Travel
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Great working conditions.
Heavy Equipment Operator (Former Employee) –  Cochrane, Ontario2 April 2016
Kewit is the safety workplace who prides themselves doing the job safe .This company was the best I've ever had the chance to work for keep up the good work. Safety is top priority in this company it shows they care about you and your family more companies should take an example of this great company .
Pros
Long hours and can work 7 days plus
Cons
To many foremans on same job leads to confusion at times .
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Great Company
Quality Control Inspector (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB1 April 2016
Depends on the project you are on but they have a great support system to help you learn and do your job efficiently. You will do weld inspection, turnover, vessel inspection, document review, QA walkdowns and Tri-party walks
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Est Bon Citoyen envers ses employers, environnement et la sécurité
INSPECTEUR ÉLECTRICITÉ & INSTRUMENTATION (Former Employee) –  Trois-Rivières-Ouest, QC1 April 2016
KIEWIT Est Bon Citoyen envers ses employers, environnement et la sécurité
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Good company
Subcontract Manager (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB30 March 2016
Kiewit is a good company, their EIT program is very good.

I have learned a lot from working with Kiewit, its a great place to work if you would like to gain experience in the construction industry.
Pros
RRSP Program
Cons
Salary
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Great place to work
Electrical intern (Former Employee) –  Vaughan, ON30 March 2016
Its a great work environment with a focus on safety and the well being of the employees. It is a great place to work no matter who you are.
Pros
Great overall work environment
Cons
quite far away for me
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decent place to work
Fitter/welder/ironworker (Former Employee) –  Sherwood Park, AB24 March 2016
not too bad workers are awesome they provide good ppe safety is over the top the tools are all provided for your job they provide coffee and utensils for eating if you forget to bring yours.
Pros
workers are great
Cons
too much blame on the workers
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Great work and great pay
Labourer/ First Aid Attendant (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC21 March 2016
Enjoyed working here while the job lasted.
Great wages, great hours and great co-workers and bosses.
This company takes very good care of its employees.
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very organized, well run company
Mobile Crane Operator, Red Seal (Former Employee) –  Marystown, NL21 March 2016
had a great experience working for Kiewit. sorry to see the job come to an end. hope to work for them again soon. great supervisors and co workers as well
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Productive, challenging work environment
Construction Field Technician (Former Employee) –  Bull Arm, NL21 March 2016
The Bull Arm Hebron Project is the first of its kind in the world in that the scope of the 700 Slip Form was never attempted before. This presented numerous challenges from a planning, logistical and engineering point of view.

A typical work day began with a 6:30am meeting to plan work, a Stretch and Flex, and toolbox talk. Attendance would then be taken and the craft would begin the day at 7am.

As the Field Tech, it was my job to monitor attendance, source material, monitor production and track costs for the department when I was on shift. We rotated between day shift and night shift every two weeks.

A shift was always the same team members, from departmental staff to Exxon Mobil Management, which provided the opportunity to get to know the people you worked with on a personal as well as professional level.

I learned that it can be quite simple to plan a task on paper or in a board room, but the realtime execution of the task is where the unforeseen problems can arise. However, through proper planning and monitoring, any task can be broken down into a series of smaller tasks, making it that much more manageable.
Pros
Excellent work experience, relevant to what I want to do
Cons
Limited opportunity for advancement
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great place to work with a lot of good skilled people
Warehouse Journey Person (Former Employee) –  Marystown, NL19 March 2016
All in a days work start with the stretch and flex and morning meeting cause safty always comes first.Follow employees working and watching out for each other and working good together makes for a great day.
Pros
Meeting so many good people
Cons
Some people jealous cause you work hard for what you get.
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enjoyable place to work
Welder (Former Employee) –  Fort Mackay, AB15 March 2016
Learned a lot of safety , Kiewit goes the extra mile to make sure safety is always the number one . CSA are constantly making sure all new employees are given proper training and assigned the proper mentors before heading out in the field
Pros
good work, good wages
Cons
too many staff
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