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Shimizu Corporation is an architectural, civil engineering and general contracting firm. It has an annual sales of approximately US$15 billion and has been widely recognized as one of the top 5 contractors in Japan and among the top 20 in the world.

A former employee said this on Indeed "At Shimizu the salary is not as competitive as market rate, increment and bonus are not as good either. Need to scan in and out, will deduct salary if you are more than 7 mins late per day. A lot of approvals to go through and processes to do for each task. Some of the old birds may be hard to get along with".

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Account Manager says

"very difficult to work in night shift so long hours"

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"Power harassment, moral harassment. Only people with low self esteem will join such a terrible company."

Former Employee - Senior Quantity Surveyor says

"Lots of time wasting meetings and endless politics with indecisive managers and PD"

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee says

"Too polictic, workload is a lot"

Current Employee - BIM says

"Management change system many of times. No role"

Former Employee - Computer Systems Engineer says

"Not related to my specialized training"

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"Hard job in terms of hours and work conditions. Work gets repetitive after a while and scope for learning is limited. Waste of time if you are civil engineering major."

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"Feels like you back in the 90's, the way things are done here"

Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer says

"Long working hours. Hectic work at site"

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee says

"Should have a better communication channels to staff from management on align goals and objectives. Should review staff salaries constantly to ensure it is on par with our competitors and industry as a retention strategy for good and competent staff. Morale is low as staff welfare is lacking."

Quantity Surveyor (Civil) says

"Working in this company is good. It is basically a MNC Company from Japan n working with Japan-is is good.free accomodation & travelling."

Coordinator (Former Employee) says

"Salary is not as competitive as market rate, increment and bonus are not as good either. (Unless you have a good boss.) Need to scan in and out, will deduct salary if you are more than 7 mins late per day. A lot of approvals to go through and processes to do for each task. Some of the old birds may be hard to get along with. Good: Medical card is given, no co-payment required."

Senior Engineer (Former Employee) says

"You just have to open your thought & eye to learn by yourself .promotion is not based on how hard and well u have worked. But based on who u can click with those in power or influence .Just workLong hours & no career dev to refer about unless you are part of their kaki in power"

Project Quantity Surveyor (Former Employee) says

"The management are tough and incommunicable. Most of the time we discuss between colleagues and guessing the management thought. However, this tighten the relationship between all colleague. The promised from management are not credible, half of the worker are leaving after the project has done. However, the tough environment trained tough employee. We trained to be independent, motivated, and good decision maker. No pain no gain.Over time work payableLots over time work"

Safety Coordinator (Former Employee) says

"I have work almost 6 months with shimizu in Jurong Island. I have learn how to handle their sub-contractors safety violation and educate safe work practices.Management fail to support safety.Working long hours but not paid."

Senior Tunnel engineer (Current Employee) says

"To work at Shimizu Corporation, employees must ready to sacrifice his/her life. The environment among employees is good even still have some cultural issue in the working atmosphere."

REVIT MODELLER/DRAFTSPERSON (Current Employee) says

"I learned a lot from the experience which valued the quality of work,the employee and client."

Site Engineer (Former Employee) says

"Manage high rise building jobs as a main contractor. Monitor sub contractors works at site. Check drawings for discrepancies. Plan ahead works as site."

Contract Administrator (Former Employee) says

"A good workplace to learn about the ins and outs of a construction industry. They provide an excellent working experience and through the job assigned will learn a lot about the construction procedures, processes, techniques that are often not learned from the book but can only be gain through exposure and hands on experience.Professional TrainingsToo long working hours"

QS Manager (Former Employee) says

"HR does not provide sufficient supportive Limited self career development Quite fair salary Very taught working time Limited sharing information for business plan from top Management BoardTravel Expense and AccomodationLimited Collaboration between Management team (Japanese) and the Employee"

Tunnel Surveyor (Former Employee) says

"I worked in the steel structural department. There can be said , work life is not balance. I have travelled about two hours from my house to the work place."

Architectural Coordinator (Former Employee) says

"Work designation is well practised Balanced work with social activities Company Integrity is good Multinational corporation Career progression not wel"

Quality Control Technician (Former Employee) says

"- Weekly meeting was a typical day at work including project manager, project engineer, and technical staff - I learned skills in construction management, quality control improvement, and safety regulations and procedures - Even with some miscommunication regarding some technical issues with my co-worker, our relationship had no negative impact which helps resolve all problems on site"

Chargehand (Former Employee) says

"Good company, I am a Chargehand in the Civil team in construction. Shimizu is an International company in worldwide. This a Japanese company. Good management."

Aneta says

"I HAVE PURCHASED FIIDO D2S FROM THEM. FROM THE BEGINNING THE BIKE HAD ISSUES WITH BREAKS AND IN LESS THAN A YEAR THE FRAME OF THIS BIKE COMPLETELY SNAPPED. THIS BIKE IS A DEATH TRAP. THEY DON'T RESPOND TO MY EMAILS AND TOTALLY IGNORE ME WHEN I TRY TO TALK TO THEM ON A LIVE CHAT. AS SOON AS I GIVE THEM THE ORDER NUMBER THEY DISAPPEAR. FOR THE CUSTOMER SERVICE I WOULD HAVE GIVEN THEM ZERO STARTS IF I COULD. PLEASE BE AWARE OF THIS SCAM WEBSITE. ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING!!!"

Banibal Kalita says

"This company is a scamming business. Bought a laptop which did not turn out to be as described was told to deal directly with a China base company. Absolutely useless. Was told to pay for the postage nearly £35 and have the value of the package valued at £150 so you can see that I would only get £150 back. Hence it's not even worth sending back but just binning. BE AWARE OF THE SCAM. No help offered at all."

John Dilks says

"DO NOT USE THIS COMPANY. If you have a problem with a product and wish to return you will find it a very difficult procedure. They will not honor their returns policy and make it as difficult as possible"

andri says

"Package never received. Twice. Very bad customer service. I complained multiple times through the ticketing system and they also wrote sometihing like "hey, we acknowledge this. We are taking care of your request" and then NOTHING. After 2 months, I asked for a refund to which they answered "hey, your package is somewhere between china and france. We don't have any tracking number but call your post office"..."

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