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Very relaxed work environment
Project Controls Specialist (Current Employee) –  Oradell, NJMay 23, 2016
Strong company that is rapidly growing. Management tries to define career paths for younger staff members. Everyone works hard and as a team to meet client needs.
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relaxed
CWI/CWE QA TECHNICIAN, (Current Employee) –  Phoenix, AZSeptember 2, 2015
good place to work and willing to train employees in any thing that you want to learn. very chill place to work.no i dont want to this is enough
Pros
fun
Cons
none
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Great management, flexible working conditions, decent pay
Electrical Studies Engineer (Current Employee) –  Boise, IDJune 18, 2015
POWER engineers is a consulting company that bills its clients hourly. Because of this structure, most employees get paid for the number of hours the work (not salaried). It's a liberating environment to work in because if the project is meeting its schedule and budget, management isn't overly concerned with exactly what hours you work, whether you listen to headphones, etc. Productivity is evaluated objectively based on the number of hours you bill to accomplish a task, not based on your boss's interpretation of how long you spend at the water cooler.
Pros
Free beer on Fridays (no joke), relaxed dress code, great learning environment.
Cons
Pay isn't fantastic, project deadlines are very serious and can be stressful.
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Superior Quality
Civil Engineer III/Project Engineer (Current Employee) –  Syracuse, NYJanuary 14, 2015
Great place to work. Good management with proper training. PAy is decent, but work environment is second to none.
Pros
training
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gained experience
Drafter (Former Employee) –  Chesterfield, MOOctober 23, 2014
Assists in troubleshoot emergencies, potential problems and issues, and organize and supervise resolution.
Assisted in preparing and review reports for electrical systems from a design, operation and maintenance perspective including identification of items requiring remedial action and estimated repair costs.
Additional growth responsibilities as assigned
Worked closely with Amren UE and Pecco clients and vendors to ensure on time, according to specifications, within budget implementation of projects.
Provided general CAD support as necessary to incorporate redline changes.
Updated wiring schematics & electrical substation for Ameren UE & Pecco.
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CONTRACT OSP PLANNER (Current Employee) –  Albuquerque, NMJuly 18, 2014
This company hires contractors and have no regard for the people they hire. They have grown so large that everyone is only a new source of income for Power. No Benefits, Pay gets lower every year and the expectations for productivity are unrealistic
Pros
better money than private sector still
Cons
you have to put up with a lot of abuse
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ok place to work... don't plan on a life career
owners Representative (Current Employee) –  Kansas, OKJune 30, 2014
recent upper management and internal conflicts between them has deteriorated with workplace... went from great to ok/good
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I'm telecommuting. Met my boss once.
GIS Technician (Current Employee) –  Hailey, IDJune 5, 2014
I'm a contractor, the pay isn't bad. I'm working on the GIS database I helped build years ago. They pay on time, and seem to have good IT support. I can only work 20-30 hrs. weekly which is not adequate.
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Good job for the pay
OSP Facility Assigner (Engineer Assistant) (Current Employee) –  Anoka MNOctober 15, 2013
As a Contractor working at Century Link am able to set own schedule as long as put in 40 hrs a week and also get the job done.
Unfortunately is only a temporary job and one without benefits although for the work it is good.
Pros
set own schedule
Cons
temporary so when the work is done so i am plus there are no benefits
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Very Low Job Training
Engineering Intern (Former Employee) –  Boise, IDMarch 28, 2013
Transmission Line analysis is not a prevalent field in the civil engineering industry. Although there is not much knowledge/expertise in this field, you are expected to know codes, software, and procedures of reports within several weeks. I made it through this, but was only a few other interns were kept around at the end.
Pros
bonuses
Cons
teaching
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