Black Hills Corporation Overview

  • www.blackhillscorp.com
  • Rapid City, SD
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1883
  • Company - Public (BKH)
  • Energy
  • $1 to $2 billion (USD)

Our history starts in the Black Hills, supplying electricity to Deadwood when it was a rough-and-tumble gold mining town, back in the days of Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok. We've been in business more than 135 years and are based in Rapid City, South Dakota. We have over ...
Mission: Every day, we want to be improving life with energy. We produce, market and deliver the vital electricity, coal and natural gas that our customers need. Through our efforts, products and services, we also share our personal energy to strengthen our communities and support growth ...

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Black Hills Corporation Reviews

3.7
69%
Recommend to a Friend
86%
Approve of CEO
Linn Evans
Linn Evans
22 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 3 years

"Solid Company with strong values"

Nov 15, 2021 - Senior Manager, Project Program Management
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Challenging projects that provide real value to their customers. There are high expectations on PMs and engineering. Highly focused on safety at all levels. Strong executive leadership. The

Cons

Salaries do tend to be below national averages. Somewhat made up for by the benefits package when compared to non-utility companies.

Advice to Management

With the national trend move to remote work, I don’t think comparing salaries to regional peer utilities is a good long term strategy for attracting and retaining talent.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Black Hills Corporation

3.5
(21 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Message from CEO, Linn Evans

We are focused on diversity at Black Hills Energy to ensure that employees from all backgrounds are successful, with a committed approach for groups that are underrepresented today. By doing so, we will fulfill move toward our vision of creatin

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How is diversity at Black Hills Corporation?

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Black Hills Corporation Interviews

Experience
Positive59%
Negative27%
Neutral14%
Getting an Interview
Applied online90%
Employee Referral5%
Staffing Agency5%
Difficulty
3.0
Average
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  1. Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Good very fast, multiple panels of people. Overall a bit clunky as I had to repeat my job history multiple times. In person interviews were better than skype panels. Visiting Rapid was a nice touch.
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Black Hills Corporation Awards & Accolades

  • Easiest Utilities to Do Business WithEscalent2020
  • HIRE Vets Gold Medallion AwardUS Department of Labor - Veteran's Employment & Training Service2020
  • Energy Star Partner of the YearU.S. Environmental Protection Agency2019
  • 50 Most Engaged Workplaces® in North AmericaAchievers2019
  • America's Best Midsize EmployersForbes2018

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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What are perks and other benefits like at Black Hills Corporation?

...Good benefits, great hours and fair pay...

September 3, 2020

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