Leighton Contractors Reviews

Updated 9 Aug 2020

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3.5
67%
Recommend to a Friend
80%
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Leighton Contractors Acting Managing Director Roman Garrido
Roman Garrido
18 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "No work life balance (usually 6 days per week, 6:30am to 5:30pm standard)(in 6 reviews)

  • "Abusive bully boys club, all mates and their wives in management roles(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "good working experience at Solomon iron ore mine"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Heavy Diesel Mechanic in Perth, Western Australia
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Leighton Contractors full-time

    Pros

    strong commitment to safety, good salary, great camp, good workshop, nice peers...

    Cons

    they didn´t provide a sponsorship visa

  2. "Salary"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Hdpe Welder in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Leighton Contractors full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good wage structure good project manager

    Cons

    No cons that i can recall

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  3. "Don't throw the baby out with the bath water."

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Leighton Contractors full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great project, good project team.

    Cons

    At the end of a tough project, it felt like the people who had saved the day were shown the door along with those who had been in charge when the problems were created.

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  4. "Great"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    General Manager Property in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Leighton Contractors

    Pros

    Large company with a number of opportunities if one is prepared to move to where work is as international company this allows global exposure. The diverse nature of company aĺlows one tobatay within same company whilst changing careers

    Cons

    Small cog in big wheel - not always across reasons company makes decisions. Being a listed entity often decisions màde with share price in mind this includes cost cutting by reducing staff numbers which is not always the best way.

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  5. "Experience"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I worked at Leighton Contractors

    Pros

    Good projects and experiences - chance to travel when wanted

    Cons

    Salary growth is slow, could be more competitive

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  6. "Undergraduate"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Leighton Contractors part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good environment to work in. There is job satisfaction in completion of works and recognition from managers. Good step toward a graduate role.

    Cons

    Contract states standard working hours as well as (additional hours as needed to complete tasks), where in reality you are working at least 50 - 60 hours a week.

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  7. "Some challenges with leadership"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Site Administrative/Scheduler in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Leighton Contractors full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Some good people, reasonable pay

    Cons

    Too many managers and not enough people actually working. At one stage I reported to 7 different people all at the same level of management and all with conflicting priorities.

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  8. "this used to be a great company to work for"

    2.0
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    Site Engineer in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Leighton Contractors

    Pros

    very good safety procedures and culture on site large amount of projects in Australia and overseas some projects have a very good management team

    Cons

    no chances of getting promoted unless you are being looked after salaries are not competitive with no bonuses paid for extra work input. no training provided for a long time and hard to get approval to do so minimal work life balance too much paperwork and not enough employees to do it

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  9. "Leighton Contractors - Barrow Island"

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

    I have been working at Leighton Contractors

    Pros

    Good company Values, and SHE culture which is delivered from the management down, and instilled at all levels, management always communicating change to personnel and informing them of issues or lessons learnt, pro-active with toolbox information meetings. Supervisors and HSS team are visible in the field are always mentoring and ensure job is conducted safely

    Cons

    There are no cons working for Leighton Contractors there pay well with industry standard and deliver, so i can';t say there are any cons

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  10. "Great Place"

    3.0
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    Deputy Manager in North Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Leighton Contractors for more than a year

    Pros

    I enjoyed my career at Leighton Contractors. It was a great place to develop and offered a great career.

    Cons

    Change in control left the company

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