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Ok company to start with. But they take advantage of the employees

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Former Employee - Civil Analyst in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Former Employee - Civil Analyst in Fort Lauderdale, FL

I worked at Kimley-Horn and Associates full-time (less than an year)

Pros

You will learn a lot and most people are pleasing to work with.

Cons

They implement a "Utilization (UT) ranking to determine your efficiency, which makes no sense! Also, If there is "no work" for an employee in her/his particular office, be EXPECTED to transfer to another of the 59 locations in the country, for an undermined time...They will tell you that the transfer would be for "a few days..." But I've know people that have transfer for almost a year!!! Really hard to try to have a family and work here.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Kimley-Horn and Associates Response

Jun 26, 2014Team Member

At Kimley-Horn, we use the term utilization to describe time spent directly serving our clients—and we expect that number to be high. After all, we’re here to serve them. Our philosophy of shifting ... More

161 Other Employee Reviews for Kimley-Horn and Associates (View Most Recent)

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    Good Civil Engineering Firm

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Kimley-Horn and Associates full-time

    Pros

    Competitive salary and benefits. Knowledgeable staff. High profile clients. Great job satisfaction. Open career paths. Good personal goal/reward scenarios.

    Cons

    Long hours compared to similar firms. Limited internal education opportunities. Mandatory utilization requirements. Strict time-off policy. Too much management and overhead.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Flatten the hierarchical management structure.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Challenging but great place to work.

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    Former Employee - Project Manager P5 in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Project Manager P5 in Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at Kimley-Horn and Associates full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Profit Sharing Plan. Good training opportunities.

    Cons

    Lots of focus on billable hours, hard to advance. Laid off a lot of people during recession to stay profitable. Lots of hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up good work.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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