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Turner Construction Reviews

Updated Aug 19, 2019

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Found 691 reviews

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82%
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93%
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Turner Construction CEO Peter J. Davoren
Peter J. Davoren
370 Ratings
Pros
  • "Amazing company, great benefits, treat employees well(in 44 reviews)

  • "Great people to work with, everyone is very approachable(in 44 reviews)

Cons
  • "Can be some pretty long hours but I think that's just an all around industry issue(in 62 reviews)

  • "Work life balance is difficult to maintain(in 46 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Good experience"

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    Former Employee - Site Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Turner Construction full-time

    Pros

    Safety, training , manpower , large company

    Cons

    Impersonable too large , heavy construction

    Advice to Management

    Work together

    Turner Construction2019-07-05
  2. "Strong US backing, weak in Toronto"

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    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Turner Construction full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people, strong growth potential

    Cons

    Poorly managed projects, weak senior leadership

    Turner Construction2019-08-19
  3. "MEP Manager"

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    Current Employee - Project Coordinator-MEP in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Turner Construction full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Hiring is for the company. Not for projects.

    Cons

    None as of my me

    Turner Construction2019-04-27
  4. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Civil Engineering Technician in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Turner Construction full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    I think this is best one. So i choose this.

    Cons

    I take any challenges for my job

    Advice to Management

    Do sincerely

    Turner Construction2018-12-18
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Assistant Superintendant"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Superintendent in Toronto, PE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Turner Construction full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good benefits and salary. chilled out atmosphere

    Cons

    sometimes weekend works but overall fine

    Advice to Management

    good management, listen to their employees

    Turner Construction2018-07-15
  6. "Worst Company EVER"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Turner Construction full-time

    Pros

    Run by idiots from the States

    Cons

    Mediocre at best, nose up to the ceiling

    Turner Construction2018-06-19
  7. Helpful (2)

    "Project Coordinator"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Vancouver, BC
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Turner Construction full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Turner does not only limit you to your job description, they expose you to various other areas of the business.

    Cons

    Expect employees to work long hours. Can encourage a work life balance more.

    Turner Construction2016-07-31
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Project manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Turner Construction full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great experience in multiple roles, large company name and reputation

    Cons

    No work life balance. Top end heavy management. Some poor leadership in the current office

    Advice to Management

    Let your employees grow and learn

    Turner Construction2016-02-20
  9. "Great learning environment"

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    Current Employee - Project Coordinator 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Turner Construction full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    This company focuses on developing their people. Great for defining career goals. Inspiring leadership

    Cons

    Difficult to manage expectations of deadlines. Tough to maintain work life balance

    Turner Construction2013-09-27
  10. "The best commercial construction company in the US to work for."

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    Former Employee - Senior Purchasing Agent in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Turner Construction full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Very competitive salaries and benefits. Very good promotion opportunities. Have offices in almost all major cities in US and international. Very good mentoring program. Very good bonus system and perks, especially at or above senior project staff level. Yearly employee job reviews are very well constructed and detailed in order to give employee very good feedback about what they need to improve and/or get experience.

    Cons

    Rapid promotions require investment of a lot of time and job experience.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work

    Turner Construction2019-08-13
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