The Kleinfelder Group

The Kleinfelder Group Reviews

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The Kleinfelder Group President and CEO Bill Siegel
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    Great place for a challenging career

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at The Kleinfelder Group full-time (more than 10 years)


    Great range of projects, including large and technically challenging ones that really allow employees to expand their capabilities and grow as professionals. There are some great people that are really enjoyable to work with. Excellent senior technical staff which provide great mentorship opportunities. The company recognizes and invests in its technical staff and capabilities. Based on my observations, advancement in the company is merit based, not a "good-old-boys" mentality or "political" as some reviewers have suggested.


    The company has undergone a lot of growth and in recent years the growth has focused on diversifying services lines. At the same time, there has been ongoing internal restructuring efforts. All of this change has come with some growing pains, but has positioned the company very well for the future. Those that are not adept at change and evolution in their work place have experienced difficulties. Large firm-type administrative bureaucracy is sometimes cumbersome.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let's work with the systems we have rather than pursue more internal restructuring.

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The Kleinfelder Group Interviews

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    Marketing Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at The Kleinfelder Group.

    Interview Details

    Three rounds of interviews - interviewed with the Business Development team lead over the phone, then interviewed with a colleague of the team lead over the phone, then the team lead flew out to my location to have a face-to-face final interview where four additional team members were video conferenced into the meeting.

    Interview Questions
    • What metrics should the work of Marketing Coordinators be measured against to determined success?   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    couldn't negotiate agreeable salary terms

    Declined Offer

The Kleinfelder Group Awards & Accolades

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Employee Ownership 100, National Center for Employee Ownership, 2009
Top Entry Level Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009

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Headquarters San Diego, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1961
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

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 from... More

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