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company closed
Class A Tractor Trailer Driver w/ hydraulic crane (Former Employee), North Brookfield, MAAugust 21, 2014
after 23 yrs of employment and only missing 3 days, I am left with no employment, due to the company closing.
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Fast paced, outdoor dirty work
production associate (Former Employee), Pageland, SCAugust 11, 2014
Cons: out door heavy work
male dominated, hard to move up, Frequent layoffs, very small town "good ol boy" type of business
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Production line, Furnace operator (Former Employee), Perrysburg, OhioAugust 10, 2014
Pros: health benefits, decent pay, routes to progress up
Cons: terrible co-workers, a lot of politics, hot and dangerous work
Tough job, hot and dangerous. I handled raw annealed glass on the line, I also worked the furnace a number of times. The work environment and some of the co-workers were the most intolerable aspect of the job. But, the compensation was great, monthly safety bonuses and there were a number of avenues to pursue to move through departments for better pay. – more... Health benefits were the best aspect of the job. – less
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It ok place to work
Loader/Unloader (Current Employee), Miami, FLJuly 20, 2014
Management dont really listen to you and dont get raise your co worker is laid back
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Management Lacks direction and knowledge
Project Manager / Estimator (Current Employee), Newnan, GAJune 12, 2014
The company lacks focus. Local management changes constantly (every 2-3 months) and does not try to learn from the seasoned veterans of 10-17 years.
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construction
Construction Lead (Current Employee), Chandler, AZJune 10, 2014
Pros: good insurance, company provided clothes and laundry service.
Cons: poor organization, poor plans, and ill planning. they say they care about employees but don't.
Typical day: painting, concrete repair, installing aluminum railing on stairs, installing wall board, coating roofs, & installing various equipment.
Management: very unorganized.
Co-workers: The best part of the job. Team work, easy to get along with, pleasant to work with.
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Not the best morale
CNC Machinist (Current Employee), Terrell, TXJune 5, 2014
Pros: hours
Cons: bad morale
Nice hours, Although the chances for advancement are slim to none.
Low pay, And Never know from day to day if you are going to get let go. No comfort in knowing if you have a job. Constant rumors and drama.
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Easy and laid back
Machine operator (Current Employee), Napoleon, OhioMay 15, 2014
Pros: bensfits, advancement, pay, overtime
Cons: hot during summer, loud, 12hour days
Management is awesome, have a problem it gets resolved. Boss man is not over your shoulder all day. Friendly co workers from machine ops up to plant manager and everyone in between. Rotation in the days work allows plenty of time off while still getting 36 hours one week and 48 the next.
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Productive Job with lots to do!
Insulated Glass Construction (Former Employee), Shawnee, OKApril 28, 2014
Pros: swing shift, plenty to do, benefits
Cons: no breaks, just lunch, dangerous work
Great place to work if you live in the Shawnee area! Great management, with wonderful attitude.
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Great place for IT professionals
Manager (Current Employee), Charlotte, NCApril 16, 2014
Highly recommend Oldcastle to developers and service desk.
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Construction
Inside Sales Representative (Former Employee), Stone Mountain, GAApril 8, 2014
• Maintained profitable relationships with established key accounts.
• Completed take-offs of project plans, assist with delivery schedules.
• Initiated cold calls to generate additional revenue.
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Fun workplace people there was respectful
Press operator (Former Employee), Napoleon, OHApril 7, 2014
Pros: boss brought in stuff for the workers
Cons: running three press at once
A typical day at work go in run a press for 12b hours. The best part of my job was talking to my coworkers. The hardest part of the job was when i first got in and learning the factory.
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a great place to work
fabricator (Former Employee), Stone Mtn, GAApril 7, 2014
oldcastle was a place that i really enjoyed coming to everyday, the employees were some of my best friends and even management were great. There was hardly a bad day.
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This place sucks!!!
Spacer bender (Former Employee), Covington, GAMarch 23, 2014
Pros: overtime
Cons: everything else
This is not a place for a woman. The hours are terrible. The point system sucks. Management is horrible. Hr is a joke.
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Good pay and benefits
Truck driver (Former Employee), Salt Lake City UtahMarch 22, 2014
Pros: benifits good
Cons: lots of favoritism to ones they like
Great place too work if your one of the favorites they show slot of favoritism too the employees they like they get the hour but if your not you just get your 40 hours if your lucky.
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productive and fun
Truck Driver (Former Employee), Dalton GaMarch 15, 2014
Pros: local
great place to work for. great benefits,good pay,good people
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NOT AN ORGANIZED COMPANY AT ALL.
Templator (Former Employee), Nashville, TNMarch 14, 2014
They seem great when you first get hired.THEN YOU FIND OUT NOONE THERE ACTUALLY GIVES A F**K ABOUT DOING THEIR JOB. Fired for no reason other than the manager could not do her job. After I was fired by her, she was fired & then over a year later I was re-hired but the new manager never followed through on getting the truck or tools together to get me – more... started....I waited and was lead on for weeks. They are not professional at all. – less
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Supervision's have a ego problem. No way to run a business..
Maintenance Technician (Former Employee), Old Castle Building Envelope Wright City MoMarch 8, 2014
I Unintentionally bruised the supervisor's ego. As a result I was given a bad review. It was down hill from there. I was let go a month later.
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Great Overtime
Machine Operator (Current Employee), Greensboro, NCJanuary 31, 2014
Great people to work with. A lot of overtime. Nothing more to say. Easy work. Easy machines to learn how to run.
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You'll either love it or hate it
IT Customer Experience Manager (Current Employee), Charlotte, NCJanuary 27, 2014
Pros: decent benefits
Old school culture. Not much Diversity. Federation of companies with decentralized operating procedures.

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Oldcastle is the largest manufacturer of building products and materials in North America with more than 1500 locations and 35,000 – Read more