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TRUSS BUILDER (Current Employee) –  New Lowell, ON30 September 2016
High turn over rate, harder to keep and find solid employees.


The steady employees only wish for faster efficiency.
High pace environment was the best part of the job.
Low level management was also a positive.
Pros
few strong employees and good low level management
Cons
pay for heavy work because its considered factory work instead of construction.
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Its a great place to work
Plate Picker/Assembler (Former Employee) –  New Lowell, ON28 April 2016
* drive to work, at 3:30pm get there at 4:15pm
*Get my work boots on
*Punch in( clock in)
and start my job as a plate assembler for trusses putting the plates in boxes finish jobs that need to be picked for the trust builders
Pros
work for the best truss building company in Canada, the people
Cons
unsafe work areas in place
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horrible employer/employee relations. Less then par company.
Flatbed Truck Operator (Former Employee) –  New Lowell, ON11 March 2016
If you decided that you want to drive for this company I would think twice. There equipment is less then par. The dispatch/ supervisor does not care for you or the the equipment. HR is never there which will not help you when you have a issue. If you decided to work for this company remember your always wrong.

If you value your cvor and abstract I suggest do not go here for a job.

However if you like to get pulled in at every MTO site and at the border this job is for you. Enjoy the tickets, if you let the company take care of it you will end up witha very bad cvor.

Do no trust this company!!!!!
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horrible hours,poor management.WOULDNT RECOMMEND IT TO MY WORST ENEMY.
General Labourer (Former Employee) –  New Lowell, ON4 September 2012
LEAVE MY HOUSE BY 3:30PM AND GET HAME AFTER 4:30AM DEPENDING ON TRAFFIC.
I LEARNED NOT TO GET COMFORTABLE WITH A POOR COMPANY.
THE MANAGEMENT WAS TERRIBLE,I CANT BELIEVE THE WAY THEY TREAT THEYRE WORKERS.
MY CO-WORKERS WERE GREAT.I LOVED WORKING WITH THEM.
THE HARDEST PART OF THE JOB WAS NOT HAVING A LIFE OUTSIDE OF WORK.
THE MOST ENJOYABLE PART OF MY JOB IS THAT I LEARNED MY LESSON.
Pros
my car pool
Cons
management&my hard work ethic not getting me anywhere
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Expect too much for too little
General labour/truss assembler (Former Employee) –  New Lowell, Ontario6 July 2015
The company pays labours $12/hr for 12 hour long shifts. Granted you get what seems like a 3 day weekend if on night crew but you spend most of your Friday catching up on sleep. Your work is hard and at a very pressed fast pace, and balancing work life during the week with your home life is near impossible with start and finish times of 4:30pm - 4:30am, leaving you little time to do much during your wake time.

This job is defiantly an in between jobs kinda place, you won't want to stay long for the small incentive they offer, which is a possible $500/month production bonus that depends on your entire crews performance, and the $0.80/hr attendance bonus which tells you they have a hard time keeping employees.

All and all a sound company from the out side but on the inside of those doors you have alcoholics and drug users as I have noticed on my breaks. These poor souls probably driven there by the soul crushing job that is Phoenix building co.
Pros
Perfect for a single man with no life expectations
Cons
Everything else
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more short days then long
Driver (Former Employee) –  new lowell, on13 December 2013
the drivers are friendly and always willing to help. The job is all flat bed work with 95% being oversized loads.
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easy going place and fun
builder (Former Employee) –  New Lowell, ON29 October 2013
typical day would start by doing inventory and helping customers.
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