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I have been working at The Kleinfelder Group (More than 5 years)
Generally a solid company. Salaries are competitive. Decent opportunities exist for driven individuals. National footprint allows for cross-country mobility for employees interested in relocation.
Kleinfelder, within individual offices, has a tendency to focus on one industry at a time which leaves it vulnerable to market fluctuations. Hiring binges and staff reductions seem to be the norm.
Advice to Management
Don't forget where your offices are located. Marketing within urban centers nearby Kleinfelder offices is generally overlooked. 'Local' work could help fill the void the when market-related fluctuations are the norm, in addition to instilling pride in ones own community.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at The Kleinfelder Group (Charlotte, NC) in May 2015.
Interviewed with people from HR, engineering and administrative departments. A group interview with Q&A from all three. I supplied each with a hard copy of my resume and summary of past duties. We discussed what the position entailed, what the company mission and personality consisted of. We discussed my past work history and what I liked and disliked about my former position.
- Why was I looking for a job? What would be my idea salary? Answer Question
The Kleinfelder Group isn't afraid to get its hands dirty. Since its start as a materials testing lab in 1961, the company has expanded to become one of the largest engineering consulting and design groups in the US. Kleinfelder's operating subsidiaries offer soils and materials testing, geotechnical engineering, construction management, and environmental services. With about 50 domestic offices and locations in Australia and Guam, the group targets the energy, transportation, water, commercial/industrial, government, and education markets; projects run the gamut ...