DPR Construction Reviews

Updated 13 Jan 2021

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4.3
88%
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DPR Construction Co-Founder Doug Woods
Doug Woods
149 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great company culture with a rare focus on innovation(in 26 reviews)

  • "Great culture and trust and responsibility(in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long Hours, high stress, disorganization(in 22 reviews)

  • "Work/life balance can be tricky but this is true of any company within the construction industry(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "A people focused forward thinking business"

    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 DPR Construction full-time

    Pros

    Innovative, non hierarchical business focused on developing people first to create a strong and successful business. You really create your career path here!

    Cons

    The flat structure won't appeal to or suit everyone.

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  2. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Safety Manager in Morrisville, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DPR Construction full-time

    Pros

    Excellent core values; Management is engaged from start to finish; horizontal company

    Cons

    Newer employees water down the culture


  3. "My life long career, not just a job"

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

    I have been working at DPR Construction full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The people and company culture - family environment with a big company network. I am given a lot of rope and responsibility, which is challenging & fostering my growth. Even during a global pandemic I've always felt safe in my role to provide for my family here.

    Cons

    Every bigger company has people that come & go. What power they're given should be managed closer to not impact the greater group & those still growing in their careers.

  4. "Good Company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Assistant Superintendent in Charlotte, NC

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

    Pros

    Benefits are pretty good and work/life relationship is very fair.

    Cons

    There is no structure to the company.

  5. "Top Talent, Top Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Executive in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Shared Leadership, Taking Care of Employees, Great Customers, Best Projects

    Cons

    Decision by committee takes a while

  6. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    culture is best in the industry

    Cons

    up to you figure your own task no guidelines

  7. "Fun and exciting culture, tons of ambiguity in terms of mobility."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun, smart people, great benefits, and work environment.

    Cons

    Poor leadership feedback, coaching culture is weak and lack of clarity in terms of career trajectory.

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  8. "N/a"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Redwood City, CA

    I worked at DPR Construction full-time

    Pros

    A Good company culture overall

    Cons

    No one to one mentorship available

  9. "Good But Not Great"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DPR Construction full-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities around the country

    Cons

    No structure to teach or mentor

  10. "Best Places to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Superintendent in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary, Benefits, Culture, Family, Inclusion

    Cons

    No Downside, If you have an issue bring it up. Management will listen and make every effort to improve whatever it may be.

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