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Louisville, KY
201 to 500 employees
1947
Company - Private
Architectural & Engineering Services
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Rimkus Consulting Group, EFI Global, Haag Engineering
Donan is a full-service, world class, forensic investigation firm with offices throughout the United States. Our services include forensic engineering, fire investigation, component testing, HVAC forensics, UAV services, and Litigation Support. Since ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to provide conclusive, unbiased and accurate forensic investigation services with the fastest turnaround time and best customer service in the industry.

DONAN Reviews

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Lyle Donan
35 Ratings
  • "Donan is a family owned and operated company with a very driven and focused CEO."

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    Current Employee - Forensic Engineer
    Current Employee - Forensic Engineer
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    I have been working at DONAN full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The personality of the CEO permeates throughout the company. This means that it does feel like family, objectives are focused, and employees that are naturally driven will fit in (and do) well.

    All in all though it is a good place to work as an engineer. Leadership has their head in the right place and the work/life balance for engineers is hard to beat.

    Cons

    Like any group of people there are individuals that do not seem to be 100% on board with the culture. There are also decisions that are made that can be hard to understand from the bottom. That all comes with working within a corporate structure.

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DONAN photo of: 2016 Bronze Stevie Award - Customer Service Department of the Year 2016
DONAN photo of: Recruiting future engineers at a high school career fair!
DONAN photo of: Scio was a hit at the Science Center during Engineering Week!
DONAN photo of: HVAC Forensics conducts onsite destructive testing.
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DONAN Interviews

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    Forensic Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at DONAN (Chicago, IL) in May 2014.

    Interview

    Apply online and if they like your resume, they set up a screener interview with an HR person in their Kansas office. If you pass the screener, then you talk to the Regional Manager by phone. The company doesn't have physical offices outside of their corporate office in Kansas so there are several phone calls rather than in-person interviews.

    Interview Questions

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DONAN Awards & Accolades

  • Healthiest Employers, Business First Louisville, 2015

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