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Productive, challenging, learnt a lot

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Early morning on siteGet lost in the crowd laid off easily Opportunity to learn a lot good paid Freedom at work but really long hours Making connections A lot of sakes out there
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Lots of work good pay and safe

Good all around and never wan tto leave. Been working here almost a year. Good benefits. Travel Pay and room for advancement. It's still construction so at times there are things but they get resolved
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  • Fair pay for job
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  • Support from manager

Great company to work for

Outstanding people , from the top down . I worked at the sumas project in Abbotsford Civil construction Nov 2020 until 2022 . Highly recommend kiewit to anyone at any level .


Good people, good pay.
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great place to work

I would work for them again, I have gained more knowledge overall, and management is available when needed. They give credit where n when its due. Safety and workplace culture was most enjoyable for me as I am always wanting to learn more daily.
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People are always more than willing to help

I enjoyed working for Kiewit they were great to the workers they were there for them when they need it and the fact them up in any situation especially if they felt the worker was 100% right


Free safety gear You were always well protected


The 10 hour days there very long shifts especially on a hot summer days
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Good to work with very organized some supervisors where better than others. But over all. Good equipment and good turnaround for rotating workers and good camp accommodations flights and travel pre payed is one of there bigger selling points for me as a rotation worker
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Very much satisfied

Joined as pipe fitter and ended up in QC at a very quick time and served them for 1.5 years. Was very comfortable as it was my first job as QC and my superiors and colleagues were very co-operative
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Moto of company: Project Managers are the King

Low cost producers… company by the shareholders… for the shareholders.. and to the shareholders… easily can take up-to 10 years to even get to first level of shareholders… good old days are over i guess for them…
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Superbe environnement de travail ,travail collectif et droit de refus.

Une superbe entreprise ,beaucoup d'amitié liées en 13 ans dommage que je ne puisse plus y retourner.
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Good Company

Good Company. Work life balance. Lots of opportunities if you are will to work and learn. Thanks. pay is very high, new grad making 100k. Recommended to anyone. Thank you.
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Overall good work environment.

People look out for one another and it's good to see. I hope to advance sooner than later and this company will give you that chance. There is work available I'm western and eastern Canada and we need competent safe operators.
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decently productive

Hydrovac division being run by inexperienced leaders. good pay. toxic environment, very secretive and shady business and employment practices. No job security. Good for those who can assimilate to old school work practices, red neck conspiracy theorists fit right in. Very money centric, not at all employee centric.
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Lots of work, not enough people retention

Company has lots of work if you are happy to travel. Has a hard time retaining good talent due to the nature of the work. This increases the workload and expectations of the employees that stay, but without the promotion and salary that should go with it.
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Good people but unapologetic management

Excellent money and interesting projects. Can definitely see the divide and the culture between staff and craft. Flexible on time off and shifts as long as it doesn't interfere with the production
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Grande possibilite de developpement, mais la demande en heure est énorme

Beaucoup de bonne expérience et de possibilité de développement de carrière. Par contre, la balance vie personelle et professionnel est très dificil.


Bon system de REER


Beaucoup d'heure
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Great company

Great team and great people Management is good too Have 0 complaints so far and I'm never going home angry Long hours and long nights but sometimes it's easy and sometimes it's hard
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Productive and Fun

Excellent reputation, safety culture, and opportunities to train/develop. The projects are typically complex and industry leading. Lots of return hires and I believe the best tier 1 contractor to work with. Lots of really great people in management and in the field


Training and Development


Construction Industry
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You’re just a number. Zero consideration of work life balance. Get sent anywhere in North America at the drop of the hat. Never worked anywhere with lower morale. Pay is alright though.
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Relaxing and a joy to work for

It was the best job I ever had ,I was a heavy equipment operator for kiewit, and still am. But Kiewit is a very good company to work for .I was employed with this company for 19 mths. The job was done , would love to get the opportunity to work for them again some day.
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If you’re an operator, AVOID!

Completely disorganized, chaos even. Management leans toward favoritism heavily and if you have your own mind you won’t make it. Operators are used as laborers, and expected to do so daily meanwhile getting minimum seat time and total disrespect for number of years in the industry. Zero interpersonal skills from management side leads to disorganization while forming work crews. Just avoid if you value your mental health
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Experience with Kiewit

My career with kiewit was an absolutely amazing experience. I started off operating equipment for a number of years and slowly worked my way up to a foreman/ General foreman. Excellent management that helped me along the way and always had my back. I would still be working with Kiewit but family comes first and after 15+ years working along side and gaining excellent experience with some of the best it was time to watch my kids grow up. I Strongly recommend Kiewit to anyone who wants a career and to be treated more than just a number.
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Based on 1,812 reviews

Ratings by category

3.2 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.9 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.3 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.3 out of 5 stars for Management
3.5 out of 5 stars for Culture

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