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Good company to work for as a field professional.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Field Engineer  in  Overland Park, KS
Current Employee - Field Engineer in Overland Park, KS

I have been working at Black & Veatch full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Black & Veatch provides a decent salary along with decent perdiem rates for their field based professionals.

While control and direction exists, I've never felt like there is someone looking over my shoulder or trying to micromanage a job I am working on.

I've always been provided what I needed to finish a job when I asked for it. They do a very good job of making sure projects get finished on time and properly, an important thing for a project based company.

Cons

The year end review system here is more of a waste of time than anything else. Other than a few top performers all people get basically the same year end score, regardless of effort, results, experience, etc.

Upper management (and apparently the CIO as well) don't like new technology, or maybe they are just afraid of it. The company is always way behind the curve on upgrading to new hardware or software solutions. It's 2012 and they just started providing field personal with cheap smart phones.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Professional culture not employee-friendly.

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO

    I have been working at Black & Veatch as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Fair physical office environment, nice peers

    Cons

    Low pay, money-hungry middle management

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good Company for Entry Level Job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer I  in  Overland Park, KS
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer I in Overland Park, KS

    I have been working at Black & Veatch full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Global Company with many oppurtunities

    Cons

    Located in Suburb with no diversity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Prepare for a younger, more open minded generation to move up in the ranks

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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