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one of the best places to work. everyone is helpful. Everyone treated with respect and always with safety in mind. really good rate of pay and would go back to work for them .


rate of pay and the people


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The work place encouraging to acquire more skills and knowledge.

Over all a great place to work with safety culture. Supervisors are helpful with long years experience and trouble shooting. The safety lessons one can imbibe will be a great asset in career.
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Treated like family, amazing money, amazing projects. Always room to grow. Took a chance leaving home to go work for these guys up in a camp style workplace and have never regretted the experience and projects I've been part of and now have my name attached forever


Great money


Contract work
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Surprised management hasn't killed anyone

Spent about a year working on the IPPL project. The CM is a scaffolder, the PM drives around site smoking in his company issued vehicle, but if you check the time on your phone you're gonna get written up. Out of all the places I've worked, this place is fueled by nepotism and incompetence. You have first year apprentices that are GFs just because their brother is a superintendent, and they have to classify him as an equipment operator since his apprenticeship has been cancelled. You also have a "union" steward that is supervision, how that makes senses I have no idea.


Everyone hates the place as much as you do


They pay garbage wages, and anyone giving direction is super incompetent
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Dont waste your time

Disorganized, clicky. Disaster . Empty promises. Dont bother with trying to make a spot for yourself they will discard you like you are nothing even after being loyal and showing up every day .
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I wouldn't recommend working here!!

They are notorious for hiring skilled tradesmen and apprentices, then laying them off right before their 3 months, only to hire a new batch of people a week later. The work culture here is poor. Everyone is miserable and on edge about job security. A lot of the Forman are bullies and the supers go along with it. Save yourself a lot of stress and keep job searching elsewhere.
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Depends who you are

Mod yard.... excellent place to work. Site work.... is painful, ran like a prison. Write ups around every corner. More white hats then yellow hats. Management can’t even get on the same page. No order to any operation, Big time favoritism, 13 hr days getting paid for 10. This economy sucks. F U Trudeau.
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Great company to work for.

I would recommend anyone looking for work, to work for kiewit. It was a great work environment. Co-Workers and staff were excellent. Pay was great. Advancement was very possible. Team work was always considered before individual projects.
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Trabalhei canada edmonton em pre fabrico na altura todas as condicoes eram custiadas por nos dai que o salario nao era muito vantajoso o melhor em relacao ao mesmo e mais gratificante seria trabalhar em montagem
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very fair treatment

very good people to work with, competative wages,great benifits and a good work/home balance. Great coworkers and very friendly supervisors. Excellent communication between workers and bosses


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Great to work for

Great safety program Pay is competitive Forman and middle management are great and there support is valued by all This is a place you can grow and branch out


Great safety programs


Upper management is somewhat detached and it causes communication gaps
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Large Multinational company where you are just a number to them but the supervisors you work with are top notch.

Steady work pace without being overwhelmed. strong safety driving culture but not very forgiving. They do show appreciation to their worker in the form of give aways and bbq.
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Good company to work for

Good staff,foreman and a bunch of workers. I get along well with everyone there .Learn alot of new things and get to know and grow with alot of new things.
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Challenging and fast paced

High expectations but a very fun place to work with a unique pay structure as the company is employee owned. The culture is very supportive but also very fast paced and performance driven.
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Everyday is same

Learnt some stuff and got to do hands on...... Every day seemed normal and the same..... Lots of good guys with patience and willing to teach......,...
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Need more raises. More employee care. Corporate structure is not very solid. Ways to improve are vague. Good benefits. Good rrsp. Good experience and exposure.
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Kiewit was a fair paying employer. Lots of fun safety meeting, prizes, awards for excellent safety. Kiewit would be my go too company. Whenever there was an issue they pin pointed and everyone learned.


Pay was fair


No job security
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Good group of guys, good work enviorment

Good safe work culture, nice work/life balance. They have all the tolls that are required to complete a task. Kiewit offers their employees opportunity's to grow within the company.
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Poor work/life balance

Expected to always put work first and involves working long hours for low compensation when out on projects away from home. When working locally in the office the pay is fair and hours are acceptable. Good RRSP matching and benefits.




Working away
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Well organized

Well managed and organized always stocked up on material. Good safety practices as well on site nurse for helping employee. Management are very friendly.
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Productive and great workplace

Safe place, safteyfirst, guys were great to work with! I was a general Forman of multiple crews, I’m a fare man and everybody liked me, I was promoted from on the tools with in six months to general Forman.


Safe place to work at, likes working outside.


Delays in shipment of materials.
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3.2Work/Life Balance
3.3Job security/advancement

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