Kiewit Corporation
3.1 of 5 292 reviews
www.kiewit.com Omaha, NE 5000+ Employees

Kiewit Corporation Reviews

Updated Jul 10, 2014
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3.1 292 reviews

                             

77% Approve of the CEO

Kiewit Corporation President, CEO, and Director Bruce E. Grewcock

Bruce E. Grewcock

(181 ratings)

53% of employees recommend this company to a friend
292 Employee Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Lots of opportunity to move around and learn different areas of construction/contracting"
    in 10 reviews
  • "401K and benefits package is very good"
    in 19 reviews
Cons:
  • "Work/Life balance sucks, I was working 70hrs a week with every other weekend off"
    in 52 reviews
  • "Long hours, insufficient pay for work being performed"
    in 44 reviews
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    Unlimited opportunities

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsYou will build lasting relationships with your peers while building some of the largest and most complex construction projects in the world. Unlimited opportunity if you are willing to put in the hours.

    ConsExpect to move and move often.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Opportunities abound for the willing and able.

    Field Engineer (Current Employee)
    Denver, CO

    ProsHighly respected company with many opportunities for those willing to seize them. Smart and talented people are rewarded with responsibility and good pay.

    ConsKiewit is a machine powered by complicated systems and paperwork. Be prepared to wear many hats - Engineer, accountant, manager, laborer, janitor, and computer technician to name a few.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPeople are your biggest and only true asset. All of the systems in the world are useless without people to run them.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Awesome

    Procurement Agent (Current Employee)
    Lenexa, KS

    ProsLove the enviroment and the work I do.

    ConsI really dont have anything negative to say.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGreat place to work

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work

    Enterprise Architect (Current Employee)
    Omaha, NE

    ProsExcellent opportunities to grow if you are capable of handling the responsibility. Great compensation and benefits. A company truly in it for the long haul.

    ConsWhile the construction side of the house is very mature (>100 years) and experienced, some other parts of the company are immature and in need of growth (accounting, IT, security, etc)

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep growing the company and don't be afraid to expand into areas outside strictly construction and contracting.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Amazing career opportunities

    Tbd (Current Employee)
    Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsTraining is provided throughout your whole career
    Treated as a contributer and equal
    Build really cool jobs!

    ConsYou must be willing to relocate and travel - only a "con" if that isn't what you like to do.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the great communication and equal treatment of employees!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Engineer Intern (Current Employee)
    Denver, CO

    ProsThis was a great company to learn with. You are treated as a full-time engineer and are responsible for the same tasks as the other engineers. You also get to work on large and important projects.

    ConsThere are long hours which can be demanding, however, the work experience was definitely worth it.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Unmatched professional

    Plumbing Foreman (Former Employee)
    New York, NY

    ProsSafe work environment, good team building culture, lots of room for advancement, they allow you to use your creativity to its full potential

    ConsExtremely long hours, high pressure to make a profit at all times, you will have no family when you work there

    Advice to Senior ManagementInclude your craft personnel in the ownership program

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Interesting work

    Engineering Intern (Former Employee)
    Omaha, NE

    ProsNew, exciting work on projects all over North America
    Everyone worked as a team and was easy to approach for advice
    They make safety a huge priority
    Powerful company

    ConsWorking for such a large company it can be easy to get lost in how expansive their operations are
    Some projects are literally in the middle of nowhere

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    Experience at Kiewit

    Engineering Intern (Current Employee)
    Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsAs an intern; great pay and great experience. The company allows you to work on many cool projects and move you around different positions so you learn more. Great place to start your career since you learn so much. If you stick around long enough, you'll also be very rich! I havent even graduated but I got a chance to work on multi million/billion dollar projects.

    ConsLong hours. Expect to work ~ 60 hours a week.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBETTER WORK LIFE BALANCE!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Company continues to grow and give me many opportunities to learn and grow. The people I work make it a cool place

    Design Engineer (Current Employee)
    Omaha, NE

    ProsGood money, good benefits, good learning and excellent people to work with. You are always challenged to do and learn new things. Everyone works together and we build amazing things that make our spouses, kids and neighbors proud. Training is non stop but focused to help you do what you need to do

    ConsI know we are in a recession and estimates are tight but could use bigger raises than 3-4%

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up what you are doing--proud to work for Kiewit and bleed the BLACK and GOLD. Spend as much time visiting and communicating with all employees

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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