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Good working environment, but needs to implement better training practices for young staff.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Staff Professional II in Sacramento, CA
Current Employee - Staff Professional II in Sacramento, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at The Kleinfelder Group full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Projects are diverse and plentiful, and there are often opportunities to travel.

Cons

Benefits are not great and often require you to pay a substaintial amount yourself.

Advice to Management

More training is needed for younger staff.

Other Employee Reviews for The Kleinfelder Group

  1. Helpful (1)

    Went downhill quickly

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Albuquerque, NM
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Albuquerque, NM
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Kleinfelder Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Used to be a very employee orieniented company that allowed you the freedom to be innovative and allow for professional growth. Problem is it is all used to be.

    Cons

    Definate old boys network where if you aren't from California or in with the boys you will go nowhere, allow incompetent managers to remain in place way too long, allow talent to walk out the door, are more interested in doing it the Kleinfelder way instead of doing it the right way, has gone downhill as they have expanded. I really question how some of their offices stay in business. I think they are more worried about having dots on a map than actually operating good offices.

    Advice to Management

    Get some new management


  2. Helpful (4)

    Utilization-Felder. Like a molting snake, Kleinfelder sheds its skin often with a "new company structure."

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Kleinfelder Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Giving my 2-weeks. If you're good at kissing ass, you'll love Kleinfelder. Just keep singing the praises of the "new company structure". Say an enthusiastic YES, no matter how often. This is key to getting on the inside track to the good ol' boys club.

    Cons

    "Share some of the downsides of working at the Kleinfelder Group." Hmm, where do you start? Seeing the admins, enginners, clients and techs getting punked at every turn? Dealing with a stifling bureaucracy that makes it nearly impossible to get work? Getting paid 1/2 to 1/4 of what similar engineering skillsets make in the industry? Attending meeting after meeting while hearing management whine, cry and wail about utilization?

    Advice to Management

    Advice to Management? Kleinfelder management does not engage in "listening", so what's the point of offering any?


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