my review abouut zachry it is all about safety and the people you work around .team work is the best there on doing a job so know one would get hurt.
Fire Watch, Helper 2 Maintenance Crew (Former Employee) – Mount Carmel, IL 62863 – June 18, 2018
making sure the job is up to standards. I learned about how to do fire watch by using a monitor checking the oxygen level gas level carbon dioxide level. the management was good cause the checked on there employers to make sure it was safe to do the job performance. the hardest part was to get inside the boiler and change bars out weighing 420 pounds on your knees. the most enjoyable they had a picnic for all there employees and played games.
short breaks when it is really hot gave us water to drink
Supervisor/Manager (Former Employee) – San Antonio, TX – June 15, 2018
I’ve worked for some good management and I’ve worked for some bad management, but this company takes the cake and has very poor managers throughout the ranks. The owner is pretty much the only person that genuinely cares about his employees however everyone below him has issues. Basically a Kiewit or an Archer Western company hiding behind a Zachry logo.
Carpenter Helper 1 (Former Employee) – Juliette, GA – June 14, 2018
Enjoyed the diversity of people that worked at Zachry and always tried to learn something new each day whether it pertained to the craft or to the policies and procedures. Co-workers are like family since we spent the majority of our lives with them working some of the hours we worked. The hardest part of the job was feeling like only certain people got a chance to improve on their skills and advance while others were cast aside.
Great company to work with. Job site I started working at was in FL. Met great peers and learned how the industrial industry works. With that knowledge I was able to succeed in the position I am in now.
Need to be able to relocate to keep employment with Zachry
Project Manager / Estimator (Former Employee) – BP Texas City Refinery – June 12, 2018
I do not want to travel and work out of town at this point in my life and it is required by Zachry employees. Site manager gave me free rein to perform my job to manage my people and secure hard dollar scopes of work.
Decent pay, reviewed yearly for rates and bomus
required to move out of town or state to continue employment
Zachry Was an OK Place to Work, If you don't care about job security
Engineer (Current Employee) – Texas – June 10, 2018
Engineering at Zachry was great. There was some opportunity for advancement in the design industry, but was very limited if you wanted to get into management. Zachry told us that they were a family company and that they would make there best effort not to lay anyone off. But when things got a little slow, they cut their professional workforce severely, without giving the opportunity to try to help them in other areas of their business. There is no advantage of going to Zachry over any other major corporation, as their business plan is to be just like the Fluors and Black and Veatch's of the world. Benefits and pay are tailored to construction and management does not seem to understand engineers should be given better benefits, pay, and paid overtime if they have to work overtime.
Accounting Clerk III (Current Employee) – San Antonio, TX – June 9, 2018
I've worked at worse places. I've worked at better. so, in the end, i guess it's a toss up. The owner of the company is amazing; down to earth and really cares about his employees. I wish management and those under him felt the same.
Company is disorganized at the lower levels due to improper management. Company has overall amazing personnel and job potential.
Safety Coordinator (Former Employee) – Corpus Christi, TX – June 8, 2018
Although this company has management issues and devastatingly horrible communication ability between management and employees. Aside from the management issues with communication and improper management the company is a quality company.
Pipefitter (Former Employee) – Freeport, TX – May 28, 2018
Chances to advance in the company are great. The people actually make the atmosphere great. No the leadership needs to be improved. If family oriented company is very great to work for and strives to keep and take care of the employees
ELECTRICIAN (Current Employee) – Deer Park, TX – May 24, 2018
The safety culture at zachry is one to take home with you. There are plenty of incentives which is motivation to come to work and give input. There is room to grow as well as be promoted within the company.