McCarthy Building Reviews

Updated 28 Jul 2020

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McCarthy Building Chairman and CEO Mike Bolen
Mike Bolen
141 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Exceptional Contractors"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Laborer in Manhattan, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McCarthy Building full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Caring, Companionate, Employee Driven. Bottom to the top excellence.

    Cons

    Don't have one bad word to say about McCarthy.

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great company for long term"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McCarthy Building full-time

    Pros

    Upward mobility is a plus

    Cons

    Too conservative for my taste


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Assistant Superintendent"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Superintendent in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McCarthy Building full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    McCarthy Builders offers Excellent Benefits

    Cons

    Long Hours. However that is the construction industry.

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  4. "Safety Coordinator"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Safety Coordinator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McCarthy Building for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great work environment. Employee Ownership with stock!

    Cons

    Projects are often under staffed leading to more work load and higher expectations for staff on the project.

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Overall so good"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Apprentice Electrician 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Just now getting hired on

    Cons

    None so far so good

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    "Construction Project Manager"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Construction Project Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McCarthy Building full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great family culture. Employee ownership means everyone supports each other and most employees plan to stay for their entire careers.

    Cons

    Projects can demand long hours, but this is industry-wide and it's more bearable when you feel like your co-workers are your family.

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    "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Director in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McCarthy Building full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    You are given great opportunities to be successful but need to willing to take ownership for your assignments, results and Team.

    Cons

    Gotta be willing to put in lots of hours and have thick skin.

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  8. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McCarthy Building full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Tremendous career growth opportunities and the ESOP makes a long career in one place worth it.

    Cons

    Demanding work but Work Hard/Play Hard atmosphere.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Project Engineer"

    5.0
     

    I have been working at McCarthy Building

    Pros

    Great company, environment and people.

    Cons

    Be ready to work long hours. It is worth it though.

  10. "Project Engineer"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McCarthy Building full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Stable, Employee Owned Company. Good upper management.

    Cons

    Takes too long to be promoted, there are way too many politics that go into the promotion process.

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