Interesting, challenging work and good camaraderie among workers
Safety Coordinator, Power Group (Current Employee) – Walton, NY – January 21, 2016
Great Job but requires frequent re-location.
I enjoy the magnitude and complexity of power line projects and the responsibility of working to help keep workers out of harm's way. Compensation is very good. Management is fair and available but not really an asset or inspiration to me particularly...some more than others. Developed great relationships with a few of my co-workers.
Typical duties consist of project orientations, job site visits, safety compliance audits, reports on audits or incidents, facilitation of safety meetings and safety supply issue/ordering.
I am now married with a baby on the way and want to put down roots while working in an industry and with a company with which I can contribute to very quickly. I must enjoy and find my work interesting. A company that values their people and has a friendly culture are also important.
QAQC Project Administrator (Current Employee) – Allentown, PA – April 30, 2015
Very "big boy" environment. However a little too much where some people take this advantage to a fault. Also with the expectation of teaching yourself everything with practically zero training, while I was able to get by it becomes impractical when the majority of employees need help with nearly everything with no formalized training or guidance for daily tasks. Love the work life balance though.
Work Life Balance
Dealing with highly paid workers who can barely work a computer or type.
Material Coordinator, Power Group (Current Employee) – Northbrook, IL – September 24, 2013
Help to manage the materials to build the Devers-Palo Verde No. 2 (DPV2) transmission project. The project will primarily consist of the construction of new high-voltage transmission lines in an existing transmission corridor. DPV2 will help bring vast renewable and conventional generation from the solar energy rich areas of eastern Riverside County to the power grid, which will assist California in meeting its aggressive renewable energy goals of 33% by 2020.
Logistics Regional Manager, Power Group (Current Employee) – Midland, TX – March 4, 2013
A typical day at work you spend planning and preparing against the schedule of the concrete pouring crews. Managing the foundation schedule in order to coordinate steele deliveries and Hardware deliveries. Management for Kenny Construction is used in a Project Management compacity. My co-workers are positive and very supportive and the team effort is remarkable. The hardest part of the job is that benefits change from project to project. You may not receive per diem or trips home pending on what project you are managing. The most enjoyable part of the job is team work and /or working as a team and mentoring.
per diem and trips home
per diem and trips home change depending on what project your on.
Senior Level Staff (Former Employee) – Northbrook, IL – July 13, 2012
This company will shut down or will be sold to another company in the very near future.
They have laid off hundreds of good people including senior level staff. They have retained bad staff who are instrumental in the fall of the company mainly estimators who come up with estimates which are sometimes 50% higher than the winners.
This company is not at all competive or has no idea of the competetion.
They have laid off low level staff who have nothing to do with why the company is failing. They have laid off dedicated people who had served the company for more than 20 years. Some of these laid off people have died due to stess. How will a 60 year old experienced personnel going to find a job in today's market? The management is ruthless and in the surviving mode.
The management is totally clueless. The next generation of this family owned business has no management experience or knowledge of the business.
There is no career advancement, there is no money for any training, there is no place for growth.
If you want to live in a daily fear of being laid off, go work at Kenny. Believe me, do not go here if you want to waste your career.
company is going down very quickly, the management is in surving mode, no growth, no business to support the staff
Project Manager, Power Group (Former Employee) – Wheeling, IL – May 23, 2012
Kenny Construction Company is a dysfunctional family operated company. If one department shows initiative all other departments attack the successful operation. The only successful managers are those not related to the Kenny family. The current generation of Kenny's are ill equipped to manage a once great company. If you are newly employed at Kenny be sure to keep your resume' updated and your network working.