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3.6
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75%
Recommend to a Friend
81%
Approve of CEO
Steve Edwards
238 Ratings
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  • "Maybe they could improve work/life balance(in 12 reviews)

  • "Forced to take B&V stock and can not sell it(in 21 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    A recommended more friendly corporate environment despite its traditional bureaucratic style.

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    Current Employee - Accounting Operations Associate in Overland Park, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Black & Veatch full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Benefits, opportunities, collaboration, growth, expectations

    Cons

    Stuffy, white, more talk than action with diversity

    Advice to Management

    Actually make the business model agile instead of just talking about it - back up your employees.

  2. Great Place to work

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      Current Employee - Electrical Engineer I in Overland Park, KS

      I have been working at Black & Veatch full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      work environment is good good projects

      Cons

      less salary provided slow career progress

    • A great atmosphere

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      Current Employee - Civil Engineer Tech II in Portland, OR
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Black & Veatch full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      In the time I've been here, I've mever been micromanaged. Entrepreneurship is a real goal for supervisors at this company.

      Cons

      There isn't much in the way of training standards.

    • Good Company

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      Current Employee - Engineer in Overland Park, KS
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Black & Veatch full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Company focuses on the employee There is a great work/life balance atmosphere Management recognizes the need to be dynamic with changes

      Cons

      Upper management has a vision that middle management isn't executing on

    • Good Company

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO

        I have been working at Black & Veatch full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Lots of Room for Growth

        Cons

        None I can Think of

      • Decent place to be

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Black & Veatch full-time

        Pros

        Lots of great people Great pay & benefits Room to grow

        Cons

        You're just a number and can be laid off at any time

      • Wonderful Company, Culture, and Opportunities

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        Current Employee - Project Support Assistant 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Black & Veatch full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Black & Veatch is an amazing company that prides itself on safety, culture, and opportunities.

        Cons

        No cons thus far in the position

      • Great company to work for.

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Black & Veatch full-time

        Pros

        Higher salary than other consulting firms.

        Cons

        Needs to establish a stronger culture in cultivating younger engineers.

      • Work/Life Balance

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at Black & Veatch full-time

        Pros

        Innovative, Fair Salary, Wealth of Resource

        Cons

        Vacation policy is not great, Management is stingy

        Advice to Management

        Improve office moral by supplying drinks and treats and don't be so stingy for company events.

      • overall good company, telecom division is most agile

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        Former Employee - Project Procurement Manager in Overland Park, KS
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at Black & Veatch full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        provides good benefits and pay

        Cons

        don't require managers to actually have managerial experience, continue old non-value add processes to detriment of winning new work

        Advice to Management

        Re-evaluate what responsibilities should be for the roles in place. Make sure there are employees to do the work and let the managers manage and be strategic.

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