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Anyone ever work for Brinkman?

Discussion in 'Employment' started by mullis56, Feb 6, 2008.

  1. mullis56

    mullis56 Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 824

    Has anyone here ever worked for Brinkman? If so PM me please, your experiences, etc. Thanks!
  2. dmontgomery

    dmontgomery PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    I am subbing to them this winter.........they have treated us great.........we get paid within 2 weeks of each event....
  3. kipcom

    kipcom Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 455

    Do you mean > Brickman< ?
  4. mullis56

    mullis56 Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 824

    Yes....thanks Kip!
  5. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,925

    hey monty hwo u go bout subbin for them
  6. payton

    payton Senior Member
    Messages: 470

    ill give ya a call and let ya know what ive heard first hand about brinkman here in indy.

  7. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,256

    Used to be an area manager or something from Brickman that posted regularly here. Not sure where he's been.
  8. dmontgomery

    dmontgomery PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    I actually answered an ad in the local news paper.......
  9. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company PlowSite Veteran
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 4,413

    Get ahold of MikeS on this site, I thinlk you will want to talk to him :D
  10. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,202

    MrBrickman used to post on either PS or LS. I have not seen his posts in a few months or so.
  11. dmontgomery

    dmontgomery PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    just got another check today for work done on Feb 12 ,13, 14......it has been a great winter.....
  12. All_Clear

    All_Clear Senior Member
    Messages: 206

    They wanted $95 a truck hr this season and we tried to neg a bit lower and re-sign them for next lawn season at the same time and they wouldnt budge... So i found 2 new co's to take care of us.

    We had a number of problems with the crew, peeing behind dumpsters (resident caught him), not mowing entire rear of building, just not doing their job... not to mention a language barrier.

    I'd never hire them again... and they wont get a good word from me.
  13. svelasquez

    svelasquez Member
    Messages: 63

    Language barrier? What language barrier?? If we elect Hillary or Obama, English will be reduced to "a common unifying language;" and anyone suggesting that we make English the official language of this country is "arrogant."

    So, mis amigos, deben apprender hablar Espanol rapido.

    LOL! ussmileyflag

    Steve - a non-hyphenated, flag saluting bi-lingual American
  14. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,256

    Count me in as an 'arrogant' American then. ussmileyflag ussmileyflag ussmileyflag ussmileyflag

    Worked for my ancestors, it can work for everyone.
  15. Superior L & L

    Superior L & L PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,041

    Im not from the US. I moved here from England 15years back. But My thought is if you cannot speak the countys lingo, go home!
    I must be arrogant aslo
  16. AbsoluteH&L

    AbsoluteH&L Senior Member
    Messages: 573

    Arrogant!? Maybe, but english is the international language of business. There is no other language that is spoken in more countries.
  17. dmontgomery

    dmontgomery PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    you would never guess that based on the "dial 1 for english" crap you hear everywhere.......or the signs at Lowes in spanish......
  18. Danscapes

    Danscapes Senior Member
    Messages: 164

    Well hopefully with the soon failure of the H2B program we can say hasta la vista to all of the bendayhos. Sorry if I can't spell spanish, I was raised a red blooded American.
  19. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,256

    Sorta hoping it does fail, all these bozos that sell their landscape and maintenance work cheap based on paying these guys virtually nothing are going to have figure out a way to get all their work done that they've sold at a nice low rate.
  20. xtreem3d

    xtreem3d PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,548

    what is the latest on the h2b program? was hoping to go that route