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Charlotte, NC
5001 to 10000 employees
1867
Company - Public (BW)
Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
ALSTOM, Amec Foster Wheeler, Babcock Power
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Babcock & Wilcox is a global leader in energy and environmental technologies and services for the power and industrial markets. B&W companies employ approximately 6,000 people around the world. Follow us ... Read more

Mission: We are B&W. Count on us to:
- Deliver innovative technologies and solutions to fulfill the needs of our customers.
- Provide a challenging, rewarding, and safe work environment for our employees.
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    Former Employee - Engineer in Barberton, OH
    Former Employee - Engineer in Barberton, OH
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    I worked at The Babcock & Wilcox Company full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Highly qualified engineers.
    Culture of collaboration and mutual respect between employees/departments.
    Lower level supervisors are actively involved in daily business and project activities. In most cases, minimal micromanaging.
    Supervision shows concern for well-being of employees.
    The company promotes social interaction among employees which leads to a better spirit of teamwork.
    9/80 work week.

    Cons

    Average pay.
    Questionable job security due to reliance on the power industry, primarily fossil fuels.

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The Babcock & Wilcox Company Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Barberton, OH
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    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at The Babcock & Wilcox Company (Barberton, OH) in November 2016.

    Interview

    In interviewing process was not asked many questions. The job was described in detail to me. I was able to ask questions and my questions were fully answered and explained in detail.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked what my greatest achievement was.   1 Answer
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