John Sisk & Son Reviews

Updated Jun 20, 2022

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3.8
66%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
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John Sisk & Son Managing Director Paul Hackett
Paul Hackett
47 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good people, trusted your manage your own schedule(in 6 reviews)

  • "get great experience and can notice yourself improving after a few months(in 6 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "very long hours requested of you(in 23 reviews)

  • "Long hours, no work/life balance(in 8 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good place to work

      Jun 8, 2022 - Marketing Executive in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent work life balance, low stress

      Cons

      Progression limited, hard industry to progress

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Work life balance

      Jun 15, 2022 - Senior Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Plenty of help best systems

      Cons

      Long hours poorest payers in the market

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Company

      Jun 7, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great support across all platforms

      Cons

      No Cons I can think of

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good company

      May 31, 2022 - Contracts Manager in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible, good people, family orientated,

      Cons

      salary can be better with competitors

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee

      A lot of form filling to be done

      Jun 8, 2022 - Commercial Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Job Security Interesting Projects Good pipeline of work

      Cons

      A lot of form filling Not the highest payers

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    6. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Review

      Jun 20, 2022 - Project Manager in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good training opportunities. Quarterly options to keep up to date.

      Cons

      Career Progress very slow . PDP is really only a box tick exercise.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good Company

      Mar 22, 2022 - Quantity Surveyor 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Good company to work for. Great management systems, great teams, interesting projects to be involved in.

      Cons

      Working long hours, work can be very stressful at times, but suppose that the nature of the construction business. Salaries are lower than market rates and what competitors are paying.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Fantastic All-round Employer

      Mar 14, 2022 - Graduate BIM Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent working environment Opportunity for varied experiences throughout career

      Cons

      Work-Life Balance - Can at times be difficult to maintain

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Positive out look

      Mar 10, 2022 - Site Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      I worked with sisk for 5 years and had a great experience in there. Worked great staff with lots of knowledge. Jobs always got resourced well

      Cons

      Small ladder not much room for progression

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good

      Mar 19, 2022 - Graduate Civil Engineer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Fast paced with options to work on large infrastructure jobs

      Cons

      Long hours with some unnecessary pressure

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    John Sisk & Son has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 157 reviews left anonymously by employees. 66% of employees would recommend working at John Sisk & Son to a friend and 70% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, John Sisk & Son employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.0 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at John Sisk & Son. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

    66% of John Sisk & Son employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated John Sisk & Son 3.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.7 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

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