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Great workplace
HR Office Clerk (Former Employee), Phoenix, AZFebruary 2, 2015
Learned how to file properly. Hardest part was not getting it done that same day. Co workers were very friendly. Management was grewat as well.
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good company to get training . may be things will change in near future..
PROJECT COORDINATOR (Former Employee), Hugoton, KSJanuary 29, 2015
Pros: you learn a lot
Cons: lots or reports and charts, i did about 4 report a week. took a lot of time to gather information to finish reports.
I've learnt a lot at this company . If you are at the office its typical 9-5 schedule , but if you are at sight its 6-8. Long hours and stressful.

Coworkers are cooperative. Company is Spanish based so the work hours are different than others. You will be working along with a lot of Spanish people. Long lunches and late nights at work.

Lots of reports and trainings. Actually you spend more time writing about things you are supposed to do than actually be able to do them.
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Very Professional with a fast paced environment
Logistics Manager (Former Employee), Hinkley, CADecember 28, 2014
Good company, Well rounded employees with a positive attitude.
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Global fast paced cultured environment
Corporate Recruiting Manager/Global Mobility (Current Employee), Phoenix, AZDecember 15, 2014
-Abengoa is a fast growing global company whose vision and mission is for everyone to see a bigger picture and constantly have growth.
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Productive day supervising the construction of the ACC
Mechanical Supervisor (Former Employee), Pofadder, NCDecember 5, 2014
Pros: lunch, accomodation, company transport
Firstly the number of workers working on the ACC would be noted daily ranging from Structural Assemblers, Welders, Crane Operators, General Workers etc. Being the client on site I could not interfere in job allocation of any of the employees of the sub-contractor, so the amount of workers working daily was only for production purposes.

I learnt that although you have a planned production schedule, there are uncontrollable elements that might hinder the completion of a job; Weather conditions not appropriate to perform tasks (Working on heights in wet conditions- NO GO), Job completion is dependent on another job. In situations like these one has to have alternative jobs that can be conducted i.e Housekeeping etc. Also to communicate effectively with other supervisors working in or around your area, seen that all jobs on site (individually) are equally important but vary in priority rating.

The hardest part of my job was to actually confront work that is of poor quality, or work that needs to be redone as this amounts in lost time and unnecessary penalties to the sub-contractors. But it had to be done to ensure that a quality ACC would be erected.

The most enjoyable part of the job was being on site everyday as I learnt something new each day I was on site, I can speak Spanish.
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Goal driven employees
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), Calexico, CAOctober 28, 2014
Pros: great health benefits for employees and their families.
Cons: projects with a completion date are usually temporary.
Excellent work environment. Employees from all parts of the world come together for a common goal, to complete the project at hand. In my case, it was the construction of the world’s largest single-axis photovoltaic plant.
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No Comments
CAD Drafter (Former Employee), Victorville, CAOctober 20, 2014
Pros: finished 18month assignment w/ulcer
Cons: 80% employees from spain working in u s a
Spanish owned company sponsored by O'Bamas/Dept. of Energy
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Tense
Administrative Assist (Former Employee), Phoenix, AZOctober 5, 2014
Pros: benefits, salary.
Cons: very intense place co workers refuse to help each other too much gossiping and not enough helping.
Very tense place to work at. co worker just hated new comers. wasnt a place of enjoyable actions towards new employees. its a revolving door.
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Diverse, productive and fast past working environment
FIELD COORDINATOR ABEINSA EPC (Current Employee), Hinkley, CASeptember 16, 2014
Pros: supportive supervisors & travel reimbursement
Cons: culturally divided / language barriers
Fast past environment where everyone involved has a target and goal to complete the project.
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Productive work place
Planner/ Scheduler (Former Employee), Hinkley, CASeptember 12, 2014
Excellent professional team
Intercultural
Abengoa is a company that constantly creates challenges. The possibilities that the managers have to do things, to start new projects and to enter new markets, are enormous”.
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Very Busy all the time
Senior Buyer / Planner (Former Employee), St. Louis, MOMay 30, 2014
Pros: very good per diem
Cons: inexperienced managers
Responsible for identifying sources for the services, evaluated the capabilities and performances of subcontractors, selected qualified subcontractors based upon their ability to provide services, competitive pricing, acceptable terms, appropriate quality and timely completion of the work. Performed subcontracting functions in conformance with prime contract and SOP’s. Issued requests for quotations, evaluated subcontractor quotations, planned and conducted negotiations, prepared cost and price analyses, availability studies, risk analyses, bid analyses summaries and award recommendations. Awarded, issued and documented all contracts with subcontractors. Monitored subcontractor performance, issued change orders and managed subcontractor relations. Resolved disputes with subcontractor and evaluated subcontractor performance. Prepared, compiled and maintained auditable records of the subcontractor process. Maintained awareness of the market conditions to determine future availability of services and pricing probability. Planned, coordinates, and conducts all negotiations with subcontractors and vendors
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Poor Management and no communication
Quality Technician (Current Employee), Hugoton, KSJanuary 29, 2014
Pros: good insurance
Cons: over worked and under paid, no raises
This job is very unorganized. people hold positions that have no clue what they are doing.
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International company with problems
Mechanical Supervisor (Current Employee), Phoenix, AZJanuary 14, 2014
Cons: being away from family
This company has issues with language barriers.
The organization is hit and miss depending on the site.
The upper management is from foreign countries, and they have issues adapting to the way we do it in the US.
The benefits are good in certain places of the country, but varies.
The craftsmenship of there jobs are not great.
The safety side of things are great..

The part of my job that is good and most enjoyable is being with the small group of guys I work with. We as a team strive to meet certain goals in a safe, and correct way.

The hardest part of my job is being away from my family for most, and secondly watching bad craftsmenship when there is nothing that you can do about it.
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it is a very good company but lack of human relations at management level
Construction Storage Supervisor (Current Employee), Hinkley, CAJanuary 8, 2014
Learned how is to work in a union labor environment, learned a lot on working under pressure with very expensive equipment and materials
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Multicultural workplace with huge communication challenges
Electrical Field Engineer (Current Employee), Phoenix, AZMarch 8, 2013
Pros: new projects or opportunities in new industry
Cons: low feeling of company advancement, time consuming, remote locations (takes up more time), work employees beyond job role or pay.
Working for this company as a supervisor or manager, you will be put in a position of coordinating the works of a specific subcontractor for a specific project or task.

This involves tracking progress, solving problems, and coordinating around the many obstacles all while keeping the subcontractor on track to meet the pre-determined deadlines.

being bilingual is a huge advantage to this job as you will come across both English and Spanish. Sometimes you may even run into other languages. The most difficult part of the job is communicating ideas to accomplish your goals to your co-workers, who are essential in completing and controlling exterior projects that effect your project.

here you will learn to break complicated explanations and concepts down to the most efficient methods of communication. Whatever that may be..
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Negative Atmosphere
Activity Manager (Current Employee), Phoenix, AZJanuary 30, 2013
Management style is very aggressive and negative. They thrive on conflict and generate unnecessary conflict. Spanish company with strong devotion to Spanish employees. Unethical pay practices toward contractors and suppliers.
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very productive always on the move,by using GPS and robotic instrumernts for surveying of solar panels.
Survey Technician (Former Employee), 3030 n Central ave suite 1207January 16, 2013
Pros: insurence and the job itself.
Cons: travel time
Fast moving,learned how to use new equipment. Management was good and took care off there employers,also co-workers were freindly and easy to work with. enjoyed bieng otside and surveying, but the hardest part had to be the heat.
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Productive and keeps you busy.
Administrative Safety Technician (Current Employee), Gila Bend, AZJanuary 4, 2013
Pros: carpool to work
Cons: two 10 minute breaks and a half hour lunch
It is better to have a job in the office, than have a heat stroke outside durring the summer.
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Wouldnt do it again
Safety Technician (Current Employee), Hinkley, CAAugust 4, 2012
Pros: compensation average
Cons: very professional place to work and very unorganized
Not a very professional place to work and very unorganized. Not a very professional place to work and very unorganized. Not a very professional place to work and very unorganized. Not a very professional place to work and very unorganized.