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It was fast we had a certain time to get things done so that we didn't loss the bid to other company's,

Answered - Mechanic clerk (Former Employee) - Morenci, AZ

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High demand, high stress with pauses.

Answered - Project Control Specialist (Current Employee) - Richland, WA

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Fast paced work environment in business development.

Answered - Inside Sales Coordinator (Former Employee) - Philadelphia, PA

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High-octane, fast-paced. The worst PTO policy I've ever encountered. Lack of overtime, and culture of working late/weekends.

Answered - Transportation Planner / Business Liaison (Current Employee) - Portland, OR

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It was steady not to slow not to fast but some days they were to slow or to fast to a point where it didn't get the job done in time or going to fast where it was unsafe. But the majority of the time it was steady.

Answered - Ground Maintenance and Waste Water Operator (Former Employee) - Grants, NM

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Fairly fast paced

Answered - Electrical Engineer (Former Employee) - Toronto, ON

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There were times where you are extremely busy and trying to make deadlines, and there are other times where you are just doing busy work and the pace is pretty slow.

Answered - Systems Analyst (Former Employee) - Albany, GA

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Slower than what I would prefer.

Answered - RADIATION HEALTH PHYSICIST (Former Employee) - Richland, WA

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The work-life is very slow there, like a Snell pace

Answered - Facilities one (Former Employee) - San Jose California

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Stupid- They don't know how to proceed in an orderly fashion to get the job done

Answered - Smart Plant 3d Senior Piping Designer (Former Employee) - Houston, TX

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