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Black & Veatch Reviews

Updated Feb 20, 2020

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3.6
71%
Recommend to a Friend
82%
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Black & Veatch CEO Steve Edwards
Steve Edwards
275 Ratings
  1. "Would Reccomend"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Civil/Structural Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, flexible schedule, wonderful mentors

    Cons

    No overtime allowed unless approved weeks ahead of time.

    Black & Veatch2020-02-18
  2. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Substation Civil Engineer in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast paced Great resources and work-life balance Great mentor-ship program Very inclusive rotational program

    Cons

    Can be too wide Very centered around HQ in KC

    Black & Veatch2020-02-04
  3. "Great company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Construction Superintendent 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Black & Veatch full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Opportunities for advancement and travel

    Cons

    Contract work is hard for family life

    Black & Veatch2019-12-09
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company to work for"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Commissining Engineer in Kansas City, KS

    I worked at Black & Veatch full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Steady work, and lots of travel

    Cons

    Traveling to different jobs over time gets old.

    Black & Veatch2019-11-11
  5. "Data Architect"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Great People, Great Mission, Great Culture.

    Cons

    Big Corporation with lots of processes

    Black & Veatch2019-10-25
  6. "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Black & Veatch part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good company with room to grow and travel abroad.

    Cons

    Small Office with few employees.

    Black & Veatch2019-08-22
  7. Helpful (2)

    "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Support in Overland Park, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Black & Veatch full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Benefits, Projects, Leadership, Teams, Location, co-workers.

    Cons

    Advancement, Recognition, Slow to get new projects, coffee

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    Black & Veatch2019-07-04
  8. Helpful (1)

    "N/A"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Black & Veatch full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    There are no cons to the company

    Black & Veatch2019-06-20
  9. "Great firm with solid history, resources and secure future"

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    Former Employee - Manager, Project Controls 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Black & Veatch full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Training, honesty, smart co worker, interesting work, great mega projects, solid processes and preparations.

    Cons

    Midwestern based, heavy basis emphasis carbon fuels and execution plans heavily tied to major projects execution.

    Black & Veatch2019-06-18
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Technician II in Overland Park, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Black & Veatch full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible with hours. Offer a 9-80 schedule. Amazing management.

    Cons

    People who have issues with decision seem afraid to say something about it.

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    Black & Veatch2019-06-06

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