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ESBI Reviews

Updated 17 Jun 2019

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Found 78 reviews

3.3
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79%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
Approve of CEO
ESBI CEO Pat O'Doherty
Pat O'Doherty
25 Ratings
Pros
  • "Nice people and good work life balance(in 21 reviews)

  • "The company offers good benefits including opportunities for personal development such as continuing education(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Multiple people I have worked with, including myself, have been lied to outright about their role and career progression(in 5 reviews)

  • "Limited opportunities for career development due to limited availability of management positions(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at ESBI full-time

      Pros

      very nice people to work with

      Cons

      not many, very laid back atmosphere

      ESBI2018-12-15
    • "Overall Impression"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at ESBI full-time

        Pros

        Secure, relatively stable workplace with generally good working atmosphere and plenty of scope for travel

        Cons

        Limited opportunities to progress in technical roles.

        ESBI2019-06-17
      • "Trading"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin
        Neutral Outlook
        No Opinion of CEO

        I have been working at ESBI full-time for less than a year

        Pros

        Great people to work with easy to get along with colleagues

        Cons

        Can be very restrictive and a bit of a "do what you are told" culture

        ESBI2019-05-31
      • "avoid"

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        Current Employee - Automation Engineer 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook

        I have been working at ESBI full-time for less than a year

        Pros

        Cant say any pros unfortunately

        Cons

        poor managment practices, no prospect

        ESBI2019-05-30
      • "Pros and Cons"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at ESBI full-time

          Pros

          Good opportunity to be involved in various projects

          Cons

          Sometimes need to travel around the country. Low payment

          ESBI2019-04-12
        • "Civil Engineer"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at ESBI full-time

          Pros

          Great work/ life balance. Share scheme, good pension.

          Cons

          No cons about ESB at all

          ESBI2019-03-19
        • "Graduate Mechanical Engineer"

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          Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Dublin, Dublin
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook

          I have been working at ESBI full-time for less than a year

          Pros

          Good working environment. Good pay.

          Cons

          Doing menial tasks as a graduate engineer.

          ESBI2019-01-05
        • "Generally a very friendly place"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I worked at ESBI

          Pros

          There are lots of very friendly people

          Cons

          not a great situation for parking

          Advice to Management

          It would be great to see more incentives to maintain a fun atmosphere, or surprise staff with fresh fruit etc.

          ESBI2018-11-13
        • Helpful (1)

          "Great place to work"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I worked at ESBI

          Pros

          Great work/ life balance Competitive salary

          Cons

          Things can sometimes move quite slowly

          ESBI2018-11-07
        • Helpful (2)

          "esb"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Neutral Outlook
          No Opinion of CEO

          I have been working at ESBI full-time

          Pros

          Nice people and good work life balance

          Cons

          Hard to progress. Promotion based on time served and ability to manage up.

          Advice to Management

          Focus on rewarding staff for delivering results and running good teams rather than their ability to be heard and seen by senior mgt

          ESBI2018-11-04
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