Constellis Employee Reviews

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The employees make the difference
Team Leader, Security Operations Manager (Former Employee) –  Moyock, NCSeptember 18, 2018
You have to be aware of exactly what this job is. If you go into it understanding what you are there to do, you'll do fine. Find ways to stay productive and help out and you'll pass the time a lot faster.
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Bridge
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Locals
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greedy company
Force Protection Officer (Current Employee) –  KuwaitSeptember 13, 2018
When it was Triple Canopy, it was great. Constellis took over and cut the insurance, base pay, bonus, and per diem. All of the projects are very undermanned forcing employees to work more with less. The company has no interest in trying to fix this, they offer small bonuses to new employees to not quit and those that have been there get nothing. The management on ground is fine, they seem to do the best they can with what they have, but the corporate office continues to avoid addressing the main problem; the pay. Officers are paid 12 hours a day but end up at work around 14 hours and travel 1-2 hours a day depending on what site your on. The medical insurance that we have doesn't work at most hospitals, even if its an emergency! It's not like America where they will treat you know matter what. The company has been made aware of this and still doesn't address the issue. New employees come in angry and tell stories of recruiters lying to them about the pay, living conditions, work load, etc. Also after talking to coworkers on other projects, they have all the same problems.
Pros
It's a job
Cons
Money, weather, location, no drinking, no clubs/bars, time off, lack of sleep, dangerous driving conditions.
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Great place to start, but not to advance.
Anti-Terrorist Officer - Government Contractor (Current Employee) –  Reston, VASeptember 2, 2018
Constellis Group Inc is a company that offers general low-level contracts to introduce employees to contracting both stateside and overseas. The benefits and pay are not the best, but management is fair. If you want to start a job that will get your foot in the door then Constellis will offer anyone a great deal.
Pros
Travel, Job Location, Hours
Cons
Low Salary, Vacation Time, and Corporate
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Place not to work!
Document Control Specialist (Former Employee) –  Moyock, NCAugust 27, 2018
Tried to get advancement but the department director is a cut-throat only looking out for themselves. Lied and asked about their subordinates and graded you on if you supported them with their job.

The company did not pay the employers' federal and state taxes so that ex-employees can file for unemployment. This fact left me with no income!

They used the money to purchase new companies in the year 2017 which Constellis purchased 7 new companies but tried to sell but the company from another country did not want to buy due to misappropriation of funds.
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Terrible unqualified management
Housekeeping (Former Employee) –  MoyockAugust 13, 2018
Management is awful.
Very abusive to employees. There is a total lack of respect for the employees.
Nasty abusive behavior is encouraged by management.
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None
Cons
Low pay
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Long hours and not enough sleep
Force Protection Officer (Current Employee) –  kuwaitAugust 2, 2018
working 12 hours out of the day and transportation is a total of 3 hours so we are working pretty much 15 hours out of the day. Well people are quitting because of the leadership and not paying enough to work these long hours.
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Poor managment and drama
Level two Housekeeper (Current Employee) –  Moyock, NCJuly 11, 2018
Management is poor only looks out for the ones that brown nose. You move up and have less responsibilities, and then everyone treats you unfair because you got promoted. Nothing but a bunch of grown women out to throw each other under the bus.
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A solid professional environment
Senior Program Manager (Current Employee) –  Reston, VAJune 4, 2018
Plenty of room to make a great career for yourself. Outstanding performers are recognized and rewarded.
Work-life balance is fully supported be senior management. The work culture is conservative, and positive. Not much drama to be found or tolerated,
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Life of a security officer
Field Training Officer (Current Employee) –  KuwaitMay 30, 2018
Depending on location the work can be very busy and long but you get what you put into it. The benefits are good. The management will always work with you especially if your a member of the national guard or reserve if you let them know ahead of time.
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not a good structured work place
Secure Anti-Terrorism Force Protection Officer (Current Employee) –  KuwaitMay 14, 2018
they lie to you from the get go with promises of salaries that you will not meet or exceed they operate under good old boy terms of you scratch my back ill scratch yours they are retaliatory and unethical
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good
Security Contractor (Current Employee) –  Reston, VAApril 15, 2018
loved the people i worked with.
poor management
learned alot from experienced guys
12 hour shifts, meals paid for and gym access.
overall good place to work, again management poor
Pros
contractors
Cons
management
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Well-organized with competitive pay
Independent Contractor (Current Employee) –  Moyock, NCMarch 14, 2018
Of the security contracts, this is probably one of the last good paying ones. Most of the people we work with are highly qualified Veterans with a skillset which supersedes the standard.
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Veteran friendly organization
Senior Recruiter (Current Employee) –  Moyock, NCMarch 10, 2018
Veteran friendly organization, helped to employ veteran OCONUS. Time of employment from to employment can be 6-12 months due to process of application approval by the client, security clearance process, training and deployment at no fault of the company.
Pros
Veteran Friendly
Cons
Security clearance process concerning the length of time to be granted
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Prestigious and Secure place to work.
Security Guard (Current Employee) –  Moyock, NCFebruary 23, 2018
The work as a security specialist is fun and quite interesting. The routine is well structured and easy to follow through. Training on job is also well organized and collaboration with colleagues and other contractors from other companies expose the guard to a learning environment full of new contacts and skills.The most uncomfortable part of the job is the safety ware required to put on as it is very heavy. It drains a lot of life of a would be loyal worker to the point of contemplating shorter worker span in that field.
The most enjoyable part of the job though, is fully paid relocation flights. The company is also well connected and respected in the area it is operating by service providers. It is a prestige to be associated with Constellis.
Pros
Transport to and from work location, Prompt monthly payments, Free accommodation, Sponsored work permits, Global operation, multinational company.
Cons
contract work, No dental insurance, work in difficult environment, No paid vacation for contract workers.
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stressful workplace
Housekeeping / Front desk (Former Employee) –  Moyock, NCFebruary 21, 2018
Good pay and benefits, long hours, not valued by company, in fear of losing job or being replaced constantly, little to no loyalty to seasoned employees that have been with the company years. Management out of touch with employees.
Pros
good pay
Cons
everything else
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Quality
Sworn US Marshal (Current Employee) –  Washington, DCFebruary 1, 2018
keeping experienced and quality personell is critical to growth.Allowing past experience helps decision making in all aspects of daily decision making.Thinking ahead gets you ahead!
Pros
pay
Cons
micro managgement
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fast pace, stressful & rewarding
Benefits Specialist (Former Employee) –  Moyock, NCJanuary 9, 2018
Company is dedicated to its mission statement
Enjoyed working for my HR Director

Company culture hires prior military and the training facility was a 1 first class operation
Pros
Free Breakfast 1 Friday of the month
Cons
Stressful
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Terrible management, good pay
Force Protection Officer (Former Employee) –  KuwaitNovember 21, 2017
Pay is good but it’s a cutthroat industry. Managers are backstabbing and incompetent, coworkers are there solely for pay. Not worth it due to several pay cuts
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Friendly
Global Staffing Recruiter (Current Employee) –  Moyock, NCNovember 21, 2017
It is a military friendly environment. Flexible and friendly individuals to work with. The management is understanding and provides clear leadership. guidance and direction.
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My job at Constellis is very demanding and has alot of moving parts. You must be able to multitask and prioritize.
Travel Resource Specialist (Current Employee) –  Moyock, NCNovember 19, 2017
A typical work day for me would be answering emails, booking travel, process passports, processing visas, set up CAC appointments, submit itineraries to the client for independent contractors to deploy and data entry.I learn different things every day besides my work duties; when the client want changes or wanted to add things to what I do I make it happen. The management was good, I was never marco managed; my boss trusted my every move he said I had good work ethics. The work culture is not that diversed.The hardest part of my job is being able to to handle all of the many moving parts; you have to be able to priortize.The most enjoyable part of my job is to
satisfy our customers.
Pros
Being able to work from home when I have sick kids and not being macro managed
Cons
The healthcare.
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