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Complaint Review: Jasper Contractors

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  • Submitted: Sat, December 04, 2010
  • Updated: Thu, December 13, 2012

  • Reported By: Patrick — Cookeville Tennessee United States of America
Jasper Contractors
3400 CornHusker Hwy Lincoln, Nebraska United States of America

Jasper Contractors REVIEW: Jasper Contractors executives, employees go above and beyond the call of good customer service to make sure all their customers are pleased with the services performed. Their approach to business is focused on providing the highest customer satisfaction in the industry.
*UPDATE: Jasper Contractors pledges their commitment to always improving their operations by joining Ripoff Reports Corporate Advocacy, Business Remediation and Customer Satisfaction Program. A program that benefits the consumer by increasing their confidence when doing business with a member business. Jasper Contractors Ripoff Report Verified

*General Comment: Jasper Cotractors is not a JOKE.

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Ripoff Report Verified REVIEW:

EDitors UPDATE: Positive rating and recognition has been given to Jasper Contractors for its commitment to excellence in customer service.

Ripoff Reports discussions with Jasper Contractors have confirmed a commitment by the company to customer satisfaction. This means that customers can expect that the company will diligently take whatever measures necessary to come to a mutual understanding in regards to any and all service issues. In their ongoing quest for excellence within the communities they serve, Jasper Contractors listens carefully to customer concerns and uses them to learn from past mistakes in order to become more efficient as a company.

Jasper Contractors owner and CEO, Brian Wedding, has informed us that even before the inception of our company in 2004, he has been a firm believer in the importance of delivering incredible customer service. He has applied that belief to the company culture at Jasper because their ultimate goal is to build customers for life. That being said, a stringent focus on quality workmanship and excellent customer care are often stressed upon both in the office and out in the field.

As a successful entrepreneur, Mr. Wedding feels it is imperative to listen to his customers and to respond promptly and considerately. By always putting his customers first, Mr. Wedding hopes to maintain Jasper Contractors reputation as a trustworthy and reliable company in the roofing and HVAC industry. Jasper Contractors takes employee satisfaction seriously as well and strives to promote a positive working environment by encouraging feedback from associates on a regular basis.

Jasper Contractors recognizes that complaints posted on Ripoff Report regardless of validity are issues that need to be addressed and not ignored. With the feedback generated by Rip-off Reports Investigation Jasper Contractors has made organizational changes allowing its clients and employees a more streamlined approach to problem resolution and a commitment to a great client experience.
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The Following information provided in this report is based on comments made by Brian Wedding and his staff during an on-site inspection held by a third party verification company with no biases toward Jasper Contractors.

Jasper Contracts is a roofing and HVAC company located in twelve cities nationwide. Their target market is everyone because everyone has a roof over their head, whether that be at work or at home. The company believes that their size and various awards they have won set them apart from other companies in their industry. Additionally, they believe they are a competitive employer because they offer benefits such as company vehicles and insurance coverage for their employees and their families with no out-of-pocket costs.

The sales process at Jasper starts out with a salesmen knocking on homeowners doors. Occasionally, their sales force focuses on an area where damage has occurred due to storms or environmental conditions. While meeting potential customers, the salesperson is responsible for explaining to the homeowner the services Jasper can provide. At this time, the salesperson explains the steps it will take to complete the roof installation and provides advice when dealing with the homeowners insurance company. Additionally, the salesperson will aid in working with the insurance adjustor to assess the damages. During the entire sale and installation of the product, a representative from Jasper stays in constant communication with the client to ensure they are receiving the best customer care possible.

Jasper has noted that there are some areas of concern that need improvement internally, such as some of their methods of communication. Currently, they are taking an active approach on implementing new systems. For example, all of their employees are now given Android phones to ensure that orders can be processed right away. Additionally, employees have special email addresses for billing to make sure orders are taken care of in a timely manner.

One of the most common complaints Jasper receives is they occasionally leave nails behind after a job is complete on the ground. Jasper states that they go back out to the site and provide a magnetic sweep to clear the nails left behind. The other complaint the company commonly receives is in regards to the customers invoice being different than the quoted price. This is usually due to supplemental damage to roof that cannot be seen until the original roof has been taken off. Jasper does their best to explain this to customers. Additionally, the company states that if clients are dissatisfied with something, they send a representative onsite within twenty-four hours of being notified. They work with the homeowner until the situation is resolved.

Jasper has received many complaints from former employees in the sales department in regards to their termination policies. The company stated that they have put new training in place for the sales department which they feel helps to retain employees.

Since Jasper Contractors has been a part of Ripoff Report Consumer Advocacy Program, changes have been made to do whatever it takes to make the client happy. Japer is now requesting satisfaction surveys from current customers, they have more field managers working onsite, and they work to fix problems with-in twenty-four hours. They also have learned to communicate better with their customers and are implementing that through a blog and responding to the complaints on Ripoff Report. Jasper feels as though it is beneficial to defend how they are represented in their industry.

In summary, after our investigation, which included discussions with Mr. Wedding and many of his past and current associates, Ripoff Report is convinced that Jasper Contractors is committed to quality delivery of services resulting in total client satisfaction.

Read more about why consumers should feel confident when doing business with a member of Rip-off Report's Corporate Advocacy Business Remediation & Customer Satisfaction Program. Yes, its a long name for a program that does a lot for both consumers and businesses alike.

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As a matter of policy, when a business becomes a member of the Corporate Advocacy Program they agree to allow Ripoff Report to contact every client who filed a complaint so they can make things right with them. In order to confirm that the complaints were resolved, Ripoff Report is copied on all responses so we can insure that the member business did right by their customer.

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===================== NOW TO THE ORIGINAL REPORT THAT WAS FILED

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Jasper Contractors Jasper Roofing Fired After ONLY 2 weeks?! Lincoln, Nebraska


Jasper Contractors is a joke.

^^ oh how i wish i could underline that a few more times.

Firstly, i was contacted about working for this company through my friends brother-in-law, he sat me down, discussed a few things and explained to me that the expectations for a person starting out in the company were not that high and that i would be sent to Lincoln, Nebraska for a training period until after Christmas, when i would be sent to Phoenix, Arizona for more permanent work. Jasper informed me that they pay a 30k base salary plus commission and sweetened the deal when they mentioned paid health care and a paid hotel (the only real money out of pocket was my travel). For a 20 year old, that's a big step up from working at wal-mart like most my age.

So, I basically leave my friends, family, and girlfriend in Tennessee (almost a thousand miles away) to come to Lincoln to work for these clowns. I've never been in sales, nor done anything involving construction, so naturally i would have to learn about the company and their processes as well as basics about roofs. My "training" with the manager lasted 2 days and consisted of inspecting 2 roofs and signing ONE contract. (Great training huh?)

As a side note I'd also like to add that during my 2 week stay in Lincoln, it didn't get above 35 degrees. Most days it was in the teens. Now, nobody wants to open their door to a door-to-door salesman in the blistering cold, i know i wouldn't. And then they expect us to explain that its OK to remove their roof and put a new one on in this type of weather? Any INTELLIGENT person would tell these people to get back in their trucks and go back to where they came from.

On my last day with Jasper Contractors, I met with an insurance adjuster and got my first roof bought, went back to the office to input some information about the sale into the computer, and was FIRED soon thereafter and was told that i was not "living up to expectations" that were never explained to me NOR was i ever told that i would need to step it up a little bit.

All in All, I spent upwards of 400 dollars in gas to travel, and the night before i was fired spent 100 dollars on food that is sure to go to waste on my 13 hour drive back to Tennessee, none of which the company will reimburse me for. I warn anyone who is considering applying to work for these clowns to think twice before accepting the job, they'll just take you a thousand + miles away from home and send you packing soon after.


This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 12/04/2010 04:38 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Jasper-Contractors/Lincoln-Nebraska-68504/Jasper-Contractors-REVIEW-Jasper-Contractors-executives-employees-go-above-and-beyond-th-668121. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

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Jasper Cotractors is not a JOKE.

AUTHOR: Steve - (United States of America)

As a former sales manager and sales trainer for a gigantic roofing company, I know how hard it is for young 20 year olds to do this job. They have no idea what they are doing but they think this is a cake walk. This is a very skilled job, you have to listen a pay attention and give it 100% to be successful. I am sure that his trainer made it clear that he was not cut out for this type of work. As a manager you can not wait for someone to get it, they either have the talent or they do not. This guy was given a great opportunity and blew it. So what if it never got above 35 degrees, people will open there door to you if you knock. These are just excesses and his manager did not have time for it. Jasper is a great company and very successful and their managers do not have the time it takes to baby someone along. If you are not a self starter and willing to give a job that extra, then the roofing business like a lot of business's is not for you. This guy is a complainer and needs to work at Wal-Mart or McDonald's. You can make a lot of money with a company like Jasper but be willing to earn it. I have never been given a great job, I always had to earn it.
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