Knife River

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Merit was largely a hindrance leading to several years of disappointment.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

ProsThe company is part of a larger utility group and therefore can withstand the bumps of an unsteady economy. Some managers are good people.

ConsSenior management is completely unaware of the skills and abilities of its own people. They insulate themselves almost completely from what's going on. The new President loathes technology and is one of the few executives in the world that doesn't recognize the importance of technology and sees it only as a way for employees to waste time. He'd rather we all used abaci

Advice to Senior ManagementWhen making decisions about who to promote and who to RIF, actually talk to employees who work with those people. Make decisions based on merit instead of who your friends are.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Knife River


    Pros: Fun place to work with pretty good pay especially if able to… Cons: Work is dependent upon the construction economy and therefore unstable… Advice to Senior Management: Notify and educate employees about oportunities for professional development and… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great Place To Work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Knife River full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Great People and good pay Cons: Tough to find good help as it is anywhere Advice to Senior Management: Keep doing what you are doing Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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