Human Resources Logistics Liaison (Former Employee), Greenville, SC – May 17, 2013
I enjoyed working with Fluor. They have amazing benefits, educational options, and the people were all great to interact with. A few flaws were the lack of advancement available to employees. Many of the positions did not allow growth. Having said that, the compensation was excellent and many people felt that the money was worth not moving forward. – more... I never had the feeling of not wanting to go to work. I truly enjoyed my job. – less
HVAC Foreman (Current Employee), Afghanistan – May 17, 2013
Pros: easy to work with
The work is rewarding and working with differnt cultures makes for interesting job. The hardest part of my job is the rockets and mortors. The best part of my job was the thank you's from the customers at the end.
Electrical Supervisor (Former Employee), Greenville, SC – May 13, 2013
Cons: 7 days a week 12 hours a day for around 70 days and up
Start my day with morning meeting then off to order all required material. Have separate meeting with my dept leads to talk about thier goals for the day. Assign jobs as as needed to stay in compliance with company policies. All day long deal with military and the problems. Coordinate with with other dept to facilitate new work to be done. During rocket – more... attacks my main responsibilities was to hold accountability for all personnel in shop. After that i was directed to go to seen and rebuild all destroyed building over night to include all aspects of work. I had 130 guys under me in 5 different dept. Hardest part of our job was maintaining all 3800 buildings. The experience i received was the best part of the job. – less
Senior Service Desk Specialist (Current Employee), Afghanistan – May 10, 2013
A typical day at work including all job process according to the Work Control SOP and DTG , what I learn during my job is big experiance about MAXIMO and Microsoft SQL , I have Work Control Supervisor MAXIMO acces which give to me a lot of permitions to do in the MAXIMO System including opening and completing the WO's , uploading PM and LC assets in – more... the system , creating PM routes , locations and routes , running all reports from the system , creating system reports using Microsoft SQL system , moving assets from one to another location in MAXIMO, performing decommission proces on all PM/LC assets , adding and removing any assets from the PM routes , uploading Job plans in the system and a lot of more things I can do using MAXIMO and SQL system . Beacause of my job a like a work control lead I have a lot of experiance with Managemant about all job process according to the PWS and all FLUOR policy . This job position give me a lot of experiance with the ACO,DCMA, DCAA and DDM teams . – less
Fluor is an excellent company to work for , with a great core of values.
Senior Food Service Specialist (Former Employee), Greenville, SC – May 9, 2013
Pros: some pros were the vacations, bonuses, training, learning experiences gained from other employees, having to work in an multi- cultural environment.
Cons: some cons are some living conditions, (but it"s a war zone)
My typical day was a 12hr shift where my coworkers and i enjoyed providing the clients with the highest levels of service possible. Our staffed learned how to communicate and accomplish a various number of task safely and efficiently in despite of the cultural and language differences. I enjoyed learning from others as well as teaching others skills – more... and also showing positive work ethics in a difficult and adverse work setting. – less
FGG was difficult due to management positions held by unqualified personnel.
Quality Assurance Technician III (Former Employee), Afghanistan – May 8, 2013
Pros: excellent pay
Cons: incompetent managers
See Review Summary - 12 hr Work Day under pressure for results. Most people in my field were not as knowledgeable about common facts in certain related fields. Most Managers were incompetent about the field.
I have had many roles with Fluor; Millwright, Supervisor, Planner/Scheduler. I worked in all levels of the maintenance process, managing subcontractors, supervising maintenance crews, arranging any support equipment and coordinating with Operations execute work orders while limiting downtime and keeping production levels high. I loved the daily challenges – more... and constant work required to make everything perform smoothly. The management provided a great working atmosphere and always kept providing learning opportunities. I have created Preventative Maintenance Strategies through RCA's, failure cycles, and using factory documentation to determine the best repair methods in each process. – less
Team Leader for Task Force Rakkasan / Bastogne (Current Employee), Bagram, Afghanistan – May 7, 2013
Pros: free housing, meals and tax free money
Cons: long periods of time away from your family and it can be dangerous
Working for Fluor has been a great experience, but a dangerous one. We track a huge budget for the services we provide to the Army in Afghanistan. I have gained many skills in Software, leadership, safety, production and presentation.
Our typical day is from 7 A.M. to 8 P.M. Some people think the day is too long but I find it to go by very fast with – more... all the responsibilities we have to accomplish during the week.
Our main goal is to provide management with up to date and accurate information in terms of cost, scheduling and analysis on a daily to weekly basis. – less
A good place to work if you are hired direct and part of the 'good old boys club'.
Engineering Admin (Former Employee), Greenville, SC – May 4, 2013
Responsible for logistical support for war zone contractors Executed in-processing of new employees and writing of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Tabulated weekly staff meetings and coordinated Lunch and Learns Prepared and audited expense reports using Expense Accounting System (EAS) Coordinated office move activities and ordered office supplies – more... and catering requests Facilitated all activities of the Engineering Construction Operations & Maintenance (ECOM) team members and assisted managers Input confidential information into company’s database Updated and maintained logs and files Liaison between Greenville buyers and client’s procurement management Processed tracking data for project close-out Maintained manager’s calendar, scheduled meetings, and prepared travel arrangements – less
concrete hand/ boilermaker (Former Employee), all over tx – April 30, 2013
Cons: being away from home for months at a time
I love working in a place wear not everyone can do the job and there is danger all around. i loved the views from the top of the power plants.always work with a good fun crew always having fun on the job while getting the work done safe and on time.the the hardest part of the job is staying out of town away from my family.the most enjoyable part of – more... my job is everything about my job i love it. – less
MWR MANAGER (Former Employee), Shank Afghanistan – April 15, 2013
While working overseas for KBR and Flour I learned a lot about enter acting with the Military Top Brass I was charge of MWR facilities on 5 Bases. A typical day was to make sure the Troops had a place to come and relax, we operated 3 Gyms, 2 Recreation Centers and 2 Phone/Computer Centers. All of the entertain from the states would come to our department – more... for the meet and great for the day. My co-workers were all on board for our assignment, after all it was the troops first. The hardest part of the job was traveling from Base to Base to make sure the MWR facilities were up to par at all locations. The most enjoyable part of the job was to see the satisfaction from the troops for what a good job we did. – less