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meet and worked with great field staff/contractors on a day to day basis. completing day to day - quality / variation changes / KPI inspections / plan updates / tool box meeting both internal and external working hand in hand with client.
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They are a bunch of bullies.

Bully team leaders. Never believe the lies about being bullied is not allowed ,they do it and let it happen. Team leaders will belittle you on site ,over the 2way and it's ok with management.




Team leaders are bullies.
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Diverse Workload

The group has a complicated structure which gives rise to interesting and varied workload. The culture is political which provides opportunity to improve stakeholder engagement skills.
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Overall, enjoyed the work & colleges at Downer. Work in theTechnical services department for Mining Production side, but also work with the Plant / maintenance department in the office & on site. Predominately in the area of GPS, HPGPS systems, data intergration / management, etc....
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a productive day is challenging but not too stressful

a typical day for me is either work-shopping with the stakeholders to plan/schedule the upcoming project or reviewing the analysis of the project performance and compiling a recovery plan for the lost progress.
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simple company with simple outlook. They employed a lot of good people and recognised their efforts. Some senior directors/COO's were extremely old fashioned in their ways and managed via threat and not by applying leadership.




Senior managers living in the past
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Great to work for good support from management

Challenging environment, good people, got the chance to extend my experience and well rewarded for efforts...variety of works and never boring. Got to see most of Australia and learned a lot from my peers and crews I've managed.


Well rewarded


None that come to mind
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A well. Managed, safe,friendly and efficient workplace

A well managed , safe , friendly and efficient workplace with a high focus on staff welfare, accountability and performance
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great atmosphere

was a excellent workplace until it closed its doors due to lack of work, would go back if they started up again.most enjoyed part was the teamwork
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great business to work for with fatastic emphasis on culture and advancment

good company to work for many opportunities internal promotions fantastic training innovative friendly co workers fundamental work culture of fairness and safety


great support services, family friendly workplace, flexible


you can get lost in a business this size
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Productive and very friendly.

If i have to get a call from Downer Edi i will drop what i am doing and work for them where ever.


good pay rates.


long hours but good rewards at the end of your pay week.
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Based on 431 reviews

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3.7 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.8 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.3 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.5 out of 5 stars for Management
3.6 out of 5 stars for Culture

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