Black & Veatch Reviews in Raleigh, NC

Updated May 15, 2014
Updated May 15, 2014
195 Reviews
3.5
195 Reviews
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Steve Edwards
32 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Decent work-life balance along with a vast array of training resources that complement your job development (in 13 reviews)

  • Good Pay, Good benefits, some nice coworkers, very nice office building (in 10 reviews)


Cons
  • B&V management and leadership is so diabolically bad that the entire company is one giant mismanaged disaster (in 10 reviews)

  • You can go to foreign assignment only if you kiss up to upper management (in 9 reviews)

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  1.  

    It was great, just had a bad relationship with my direct manager.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Controls Associate in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Project Controls Associate in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at Black & Veatch full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    International travel and good pay

    Cons

    Kansas management is not in touch with satellite office issues and tend to ignore them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay attention to your employees when they complain about an abusive manager.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Worst Job Ever!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Raleigh, NC

    I worked at Black & Veatch full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    There aren't any Pros to working at B&V. The job, office environment/culture, and clerical administrative assignments will stunt your career as an engineer.

    Cons

    Cronyism, manipulative, back stabbers, clicks, aggressive, very bad office culture, egomaniacs, zero training, HR turns a blind eye, top management is negligent and clueless.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn to be decent and respectful to those who work hard to support lead engineers and engineering managers. Company preaches living quality behaviors and values yet does nothing about the bad employees in the company who create misery in the office. Company and phony supervisors should be reported to the board of engineers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    World of opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Structural Engineer in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Senior Structural Engineer in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at Black & Veatch

    Pros

    Work with great people in different offices

    Cons

    Takes a long time to be promoted

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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