Black & Veatch Reviews

Updated May 19, 2022

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4.0
81%
Recommend to a Friend
88%
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Black & Veatch CEO Steve Edwards
Steve Edwards
492 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Good benefits and has been growing a lot recently.(in 80 reviews)
  • "People are great and the atmosphere at first glance seems to be a team environment.(in 74 reviews)
  • "The pay was good and they offered free housing at a nearby complex.(in 60 reviews)
  • "Good work life balance and they are employees first.(in 50 reviews)
  • "Great culture and place to work!(in 41 reviews)
Cons
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great Job

    Feb 1, 2022 - Electrical Engineer 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    interesting work. global company. lots of exposure to different fields of engineering

    Cons

    high turn over. consulting work. schedule driven.

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Fantastic company

    May 19, 2022 - Project Manager in Miami, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    They treat you like an adult.

    Cons

    I don't see any down-sides to working at Black & Veatch.

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  3. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Great company

    May 16, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Overland Park, KS
    Recommend
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    Pros

    strong leadership in the Power organization

    Cons

    a lot of turmoil and organizational change

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great

    May 15, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Good opportunities and constant career progression.

    Cons

    Vacation time is really limited for entry level engineers and doesn’t get better for 5 years… However, using vacation is actually encouraged

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Headline

    May 15, 2022 - Mechanical Engineer in Kansas City, MO
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Virtual workplace welcomed, nice open supervisor

    Cons

    Hard to find work at times

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great Company to work for!

    May 14, 2022 - Project Engineer in Santa Cruz, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    B&V invests in the development of its employees and has a great work atmosphere.

    Cons

    Salaries could be a bit more competitive.

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good company

    May 14, 2022 - Electrical Engineer II 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and ability to work from home

    Cons

    Work can come in waves and overload you at times

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great place to work at

    May 10, 2022 - Proposal Manager in Overland Park, KS
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    People, every one is very helpful

    Cons

    Top heavy management. Too many managers

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great Place to Work

    May 2, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Management care about you and your well being. Work in new ways - working remotely.

    Cons

    Shadowing opportunities for other positions.

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    Black & Veatch Response

    HR Generalist

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate your input and are happy to hear you’re enjoying your experience here.

  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

    BV

    May 1, 2022 - Project Manager in Kansas City, MO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Employee owned, good profit sharing program

    Cons

    Benefits lag industry, 4 weeks max vacation.

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Black & Veatch Reviews FAQs

Black & Veatch has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 1,203 reviews left anonymously by employees. 81% of employees would recommend working at Black & Veatch to a friend and 78% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Black & Veatch employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Black & Veatch. This rating has decreased by -3% over the last 12 months.

81% of Black & Veatch employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Black & Veatch 3.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Black & Veatch to be culture, benefits, career development and the cons to be senior leadership, management.

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