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Lisle, IL
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
Business Services
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Patrick Engineering is a national engineering, design, project management and construction firm with a long history of success on a variety of complex projects. Our expanding client list includes key government agencies and FORTUNE 500 companies. Our technical capabilities are ... Read more

Mission: To develop a team of professionals and dedicated support personnel, who individually and collectively have the analytical skills, personal integrity, creativity, confidence and commitment to identify the services and products that society needs; and to position Patrick to ... Read more

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Jeffrey Schuh
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    "Great Company with Room to Improve"

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    Current Employee - Staff Civil Engineer in Lisle, IL
    Current Employee - Staff Civil Engineer in Lisle, IL
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    I have been working at Patrick Engineering full-time (More than 3 years)


    Flexible work schedule, bright and fun colleagues, wide variety of projects, active Young Professionals Group


    Below average benefits (vacation and 401(k) match specifically), no incentive to work extra hours even though management preaches as such, occasional micro-management, no desire to keep up with technology

    Advice to Management

    Improve benefits (overtime, vacation, and 401(k) match), make an effort to use new technologies

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    Renewable Energy Practice Leader Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Lisle, IL
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    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Patrick Engineering (Lisle, IL) in February 2017.


    If you get an interview from this company, run the other way. They are a thieves and frauds. I had a phone interview, then a face to face interview with the hiring manager. The interview went great. Throughout the interview they misled me to believe that they were going to give me an offer. The hiring manager used this interview to help him identify a business problem they were having. After the interview, I received an email from the hiring manager asking for my help to solve their pressing business problem. I spent a whole weekend trying to come up with a financial model to solve their problem. I was able to successfully solve their problem with a detailed financial model. I emailed the hiring manager. After repeated follow-ups, I got an email that they are still reviewing candidates. Then finally, I got an email that they have selected another candidate who "more closely matches their current requirements."

    I have many years' of experience in renewable energy. There possibly could not have been a better candidate. I suspect they used my expertise to solve their business problem since I have an MBA. Then they went out and hired someone who will be much cheaper.

    Before you think of interviewing with this company, review the employee reviews in Glassdoor carefully. After this experience, I find the negative comments about this company are entirely true.

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    • Primarily consisted of helping them identify their business problem.   1 Answer
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