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long hours, good pay and love to lay off people when work in limited. equipment is not maintained well and back stabbing to climb the ladder is popular.
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Great guys to work with

You work in a very fast pace to get things done right the first time so you have to go back to don’t do it all over again and keep your peace of equipment clean and tidy and fallow all safety rule and regulations and it will just find

Pros

Sometimes

Cons

12 hour days
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Awesome

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

Pros

Great money

Cons

Contract work
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Stay away dont waste your time!

You dont get trained properly! , too many white hats ready to stab you in the back, to many safety mesure that will not let you basicly do anything ! Too many unfriendly coworker that will not accomodate any other culture! They dont even let you work and keep complaining to forman and superintendant and of course they will believe all the lie that they areateltttthetellingtthem telling
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Typical scab clac company

Do not work here. Top heavy white hats with little to no experience. Full of baglickers in the office and win the field. Company runs the show with minimal care for being paid on time.
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Great company !

Work hard and you will be rewarded with success ! Be truthful of your operator experience . A company that cares for its workers and room for advancement !
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Challenging and rewarding

Good safety culture Really enjoy working with my crew and others Lots of hours, good pay and benefits, pension Hope to stay on after SWCRR project is over
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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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Lots of hours and exciting job

I worked for Kiewit Western Infrastructure of Canada for 7 years and miss working for Kiewit . I was their top articulate rock truck operate in BC. Also operated loaders and excavtors. Great company, excellent pay, and I was given respect.

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rewards

Cons

none
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Excellent safety culture

Good safety culture. No security unless your staff. Lots of work opportunities, but are trying to cut cost by hiring local. Cutting out flights. All new equipment

Pros

Big company with lots of projects

Cons

Trying to hire only locally
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Oil field life

Remote locations in camp away from home. Pay is great but a huge disconnect between field workers and management. Uncertainty of how long your job will be there.
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very busy

another job in fort Murray where i was very busy none stop jumping from machine to machine even picking up rakes and shovels to get where the machine couldn't go was fun hard but all worth it
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OK outfit, would work there again.

OK outfit, still a mushroom enviroment a lot of the time. Going the extra mile doesn't seem to be of any benefit. Nepotism seems to be the norm, good chance of getting pidgeon holed.

Pros

Work everyday

Cons

Still just a number
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Great facilities

Amazing place to work an company to work for Safety was A1 great opportunities everyone is on the same level of safety it's was actually fun to go to work I loved it to bad the project had to end my job was to perform every task safe per an post trip inspections of equipment review my hazards and precautions in every task I do an watch out for everyone around me

Pros

Number 1 safety

Cons

There was none
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Great working conditions.

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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very fast paced fun environment

As an equipment operator i was alway bust throughout the day. working with every trade on site as well as snow clearing in the winter .

Pros

safety awards

Cons

long hours
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very busy and productive place to work

I learned many parts of working with different trades being an equipment operator. Kiewit is a very safety based company which made it nice to come to work knowing you could stay safe.

Pros

safety awards. Barbecues

Cons

supervision with little or no experience in certain trades
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Good work environment

Great place to work Safety is taken very seriously Benefits included Great crews Organised leadership Fun work place with supportive management.
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Excellent Company, the Best!

Excellent company to work for. Excellent safety record. Great salary. Really care about employees. Great education and training program. Great camp accommodation and food. All management fair and great people. Would work there again anytime.
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Good place to work

Lots of things to do at camp.Most of the foremans and supers wer awesome to work for,i really loved it there.

Pros

lots of food

Cons

food menu never changes
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was doing different work every nite

i learn many ways to operate small equipment as mini skidsteer to 450 size excavators. learn how to work in civil major road construction.

Pros

have safety meetings weekly

Cons

had pay much attention since work along live freeway traffic
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