Langan Engineering and Environmental Services

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Really good engineering firm to learn a lot and have a ton of responsibility.

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Current Employee - Intern in New Haven, CT
Current Employee - Intern in New Haven, CT

I have been working at Langan Engineering and Environmental Services part-time (less than a year)

Pros

Really great people to work with. Best projects in the industry to work on. Almost no problem will ever stump the whole office, if you ask around someone has experience in what you're trying to figure out.

Cons

Very challenging and time consuming. Projects have deadlines that are sometimes unrealistic and upper management delegates the brunt of the work and stress to lower level employees.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    Project Engineer

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    Current Employee - Project Engineer
    Current Employee - Project Engineer

    I have been working at Langan Engineering and Environmental Services full-time

    Pros

    A good place to get get experience as you will always be involved on multiple projects at the time, good training programs and decent benefits.

    Cons

    Not enough staff, project engineers and managers end up doing staff work regularly. Salaries are notoriously low for the industry while the hours are long and expectations are high. Opportunities to grow are limited as the company is extremely top heavy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop for a second to consider the benefit of the company as a whole and not the profit margin

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 8 people found this helpful  

    A tough place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Langan Engineering and Environmental Services full-time

    Pros

    Pros --
    There are plenty of opportunities to learn at Langan and you have an opportunity to interact with some very sharp colleagues. Langan also seems stays on the cutting edge when it comes to technology.

    Cons

    Cons -- Langan has a culture of putting profits above all else and not adhering to their core values of integrity and teamwork. Due to the management structure, with each "Stockholder Group" being its own profit-center, the culture can be described as "Every Man for himself". Senior Management encourages this shark-like behavior by "putting some bait and the water and seeing who gets it." This discourages teamwork and sharing.

    There is absolutely no work-life balance at Langan, at least at the levels below Stockholder. Employees are expected to complete nearly all non-billable work on their own time (including training, proposal writing, networking events, and administrative tasks such as timesheets, and any over-budget items), which ends up equating to 65-70 hour work weeks as de rigueur.

    Langan has shown that that they are not loyal to their staff -- having 3 or 4 rounds of large layoffs in the last 5 years. However, Senior Management continued to be employed. This has led to an inverted pyramid structure, severely limiting growth opportunities for staff and middle-management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It is obvious that Management has seen the negative reviews on Glassdoor and has undertaken an initiative to write glowing reviews and they have instructed current employees to do the same (note many of the positive reviews are all from a one-week window).

    My advice to Management, is to put yourself in the shoes of your staff, and treat them they way you would want to be treated.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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