Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG Employee Reviews

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Productive
Sr. Planning Engineer (Former Employee) –  OmanDecember 29, 2018
Galfar is purely Construction Company and very limited experience in EPC Projects and functioning.I had spent in Galfar 2 years. My experience was in Galfar mixed.
Pros
Paid Lunch
Cons
Long Hours
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2.0
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Data entry operator (Former Employee) –  MuscatNovember 29, 2018
Work is wonderful and tention and stres is nothing

I have learned puntuality and discipline.

Management is very poor for employees beneficial matter as salaries and facilities.

Work place is very poor and not standard even staff category.

Their is nothing hardest part of the job. Its very cool and struggle less.
Pros
Not free food allowance provided, accomodation in porta cabin, even in city area for some low category staff
Cons
Health care provided, as per company norms.
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5.0
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biggest company in oman.
accountant (Former Employee) –  MuscatNovember 24, 2018
Systematic work atmosphere.
good management
staff welfare
ISO Certified company
spread in oman and qatar
free transpotaton, jim, annual leave etc depends on Grade
yearly appriseals
Pros
free FOOD and Furnished accomadation with all fecility
Cons
transfer to all Oman
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4.0
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One of the best company in Middle east
Project Director-Salalah Airport Project (Current Employee) –  OmanJune 5, 2018
One of Largest company in Oman contributing for the development of Oman and every member of the company work for the nation. There is an immense togetherness with the national employees which reflects in the quality and safety in work.
Pros
Great Team work and provision of quality food and accomodation for workers and staff
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good company
heavy duty driver (Current Employee) –  omanMay 8, 2018
this place very good working experiance in my life ,than company provied food and room ,and medical and health care center provied .
uniform provied.more over time provied
Pros
free food & room
Cons
automotive
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3.0
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Employees Treated Fairly
Logistic Officer (Former Employee) –  MuscatApril 29, 2018
Employees Treated Fairly
Good Job Opportunities
Good work culture
good work life balance
Good in job training
Good Team
Cross functional training
Overall experience is good
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productive
Junior Engineer (Former Employee) –  MuscatApril 5, 2018
One of the best time of my life happened when I worked with this company. It was one of the top construction company in Muscat, Oman. I wish one day i could return to this company and work there in a much senior designation.
Pros
food, accomodation, Salary, Allowances
Cons
Management
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Galfar ,OMan
Oman as Planning Engineer (Former Employee) –  OmanMarch 26, 2018
work -life balance life is good
*No extended duty hours
*Working environment is good
*Management is good
*Food will be provided by the company
*Good encouraging with training
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good working experience
Civil Draughtsman (Former Employee) –  OmanFebruary 28, 2018
As a fresher can learn so much things from here, experienced managers and staffs supporting for learn the technics and new skills, they helping us in our personal and professional life
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proper dealing & meeting conversation with clients.
Jr.Mechanical Engineer (Former Employee) –  Muscat-omanFebruary 1, 2018
Job schedule have to submit to Management prior to start the job,
co-ordinate the site team to follow the time line and proper dealing with clients.
daily plan have to submit the allocation of crew at site with behalf of clients by mail.
daily have to attend the site management meeting, client meeting in weekly basis.
to avoid the time delay due to break down of any equipment and to prevent delay of schedule.
we reached 85% of job completion and attending the Punch points.
Pros
Monthly party for achievement.(got continuously)
Cons
PDO announced the shut down to complete the job within 5 days, but its not possible to complete, then we discussed to split two shift crew work day and night work (long hour work in shut down week)
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Productive and good place to learn the technical knowledge
Senior Instrumentation Engineer (Current Employee) –  MuscatJanuary 24, 2018
Usually i start my day 7.30 am,Collaboratively i plan my day and will make ensure i will complete my urgent works first.

Technical knowledge and management skills.

Good management with people all very friendly.

Workplace is very hectic

Hardest part when the project delays due to materials issue.

Fun with team outings.
Pros
Free accomodation
Cons
health care free
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4.0
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Team player with a proactive approach to various tasks.
Sr. Project Engineer (Current Employee) –  MuscatJanuary 4, 2018
Jointing as a graduate engineer, M/s. Galfar has been really played a pivotal role in establishing the career path for self in project planning and control.
Pros
Being the largest construction firm, company had the largest workforce and fleet which is the biggest advantage as a major EPC player.
Cons
Initiative and will to take lead is lacking at several middle management and higher management level
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Good company
Oman as Planning Engineer (Former Employee) –  OmanDecember 27, 2017
Good but not best to work ,good work environment, slow carrier growth.

HIL is basically verry good company enriched with strong Management system procedures, lengthy process in project management. O
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Very Good
Sr. Stores in Charge (Current Employee) –  MuscatNovember 19, 2017
I feel very good and excited too and willing to take new challenges as well.Always sincere and faithful in my words,deeds and actions every where.Hard work,sincerity,Humility and simplicity are the guiding principles of my life.
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4.0
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Productive , good work ethics
Manager HSE (Current Employee) –  YIBAL KHUFF PROJECT, PDO, YIBAL, OMANNovember 5, 2017
Help realise your potential.
Identify the Legal & Statutory compliances of Emergency Response provisions for Construction Projects. The aim of this study is to create the legal register module for the construction project and comply with the requirements. It identifies and analyzes the different types of legal risks involved in the construction site. It also outlines the risk that the professionals may face in their legal implementations. The primary objective was to examine compliance with safety requirements in the construction industry. The level of safety compliance across the sites was quite variable. Hence this Activity evaluates compliance with health and safety legislation at the construction site. The industry needs to implement application frameworks and legal restructuring of the existing related laws and regulations.
Pros
good
Cons
low bonus
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Goof Organization to work with
Lead Planning Engineer (Current Employee) –  MuscatNovember 1, 2017
Galfar is an Organization which promotes your skill development and recognizes individuals efforts. The working environment is quite supportive and friendly.
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Good but not best
Project Manager Civil Acting (Current Employee) –  MuscatSeptember 26, 2017
Good but not best to work ,good work environment, slow carrier growth.

Galfar is basically verry good company enriched with strong Management system procedures, lengthy process in project management. Once upon a time this company was charming , required some magic to bring back its charm.

Currently this company is largest construction company in oman , with huge manpower.
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3.0
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Productive and well learning place
Sr.Officer - HR&Admin (Former Employee) –  MuscatSeptember 9, 2017
work culture is quite decent and the hardest part of job is to sit idle.
the most enjoyable part of the job is to remain busy till COB.
a typical day at work when work load is too much
Pros
free food, medical and transportation
Cons
health care
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4.0
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The Company work culture is average only. Lacks professionalism. With the available resources, company needs more Projects and have to strive for it,
Sr. Project Manager (Current Employee) –  MuscatAugust 27, 2017
Currently the Company lacks Leadership. More Projects have to be bagged to sustain growth. Staff most of the times are relaxed . work culture and pressure is needed for the future of any organisation,
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gained a lot of knowledge in the field of automobiles. converted most of my theoretical knowledge into practical knowledge
intern (Former Employee) –  MuscatJuly 14, 2017
Interned from May-June 2016: Gained both practical and theoretical knowledge on repairing light commercial vehicles, heavy commercial vehicles and heavy equipment’s. Experienced in engines, transmission systems, braking and steering system, air conditioning systems and other significant vehicle parts.
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