CH2M Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Apr 1, 2020

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CH2M CEO Jacqueline Hinman
Jacqueline Hinman
467 Ratings
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  • "Need a little better communication from upper management(in 44 reviews)

  • "Bad senior management- the leadership needs to learn to be more proactive and teach their team new skills(in 34 reviews)

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  1. "Nice company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Developer 

    I worked at CH2M full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, good salary, work soon excited projects

    Cons

    Not think of any. It was good experience working on team.

  2. "Engineer"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Civil Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommends

    I worked at CH2M full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Challenging tasks, nice facilities, good work life balance

    Cons

    Lack of mentoring and coaching

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "Decent company, constantly changing"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Project Assistant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at CH2M part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    -Work life balance okay - Longevity -Nice work environment -Cool Projects

    Cons

    - May feel undervalued -Not very accommodating to women and growing family needs -Too client centric - No perks -Horrible PTO package and sick days -no room for growth -Low salary and no bonuses

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  4. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CH2M full-time

    Pros

    They are flexible with my work schedule. They understand the work/life balance.

    Cons

    Their benefits could be better.

  5. "Engineering Intern with CH2M"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Engineering Intern in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CH2M for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, responsibility in complex and long-term projects (worked as a junior engineer), was invited to attend to attend high-level meetings with clients and felt welcomed by executive management, ability to explore career interests outside of direct assignments, strong Junior and Mid-level Professional (JuMP) networking opportunities, strong intern support program through weekly skype trainings, friendly and hard-working people--no slackers!

    Cons

    Many full-time employees work remotely--good for work life balance but bad for forming relationships since in-person interaction is inconsistent. CH2M was recently acquired by Jacobs Eng. so there is a lot of uncertainty with job security, management changes, and shifts in company culture.

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  6. "HR"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CH2M full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It is a great place to work.

    Cons

    Work life balance can vary.

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  7. Helpful (11)

    "Used to be Better"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Proposal Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at CH2M full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good work/life balance if you managed your work well. Great team. Very smart, dedicated people making a difference for each other, the company, and their clients. Work from home option was great. The work was interesting and challenging.

    Cons

    The pay was low for the hours that needed to be worked. Dwindling staff numbers created an increase in work for the people that remain. Morale was low due to low or non-existent raises, poor communication from the top-down, and an increase in need for job dedication, all while laying people off.

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  8. "HR Consultant"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CH2M full-time

    Pros

    Lots of Pros, employees, work life balance, flexible

    Cons

    Quick implemented changes are not vetted or tested out prior to implementation

  9. Helpful (2)

    "Mixed bag"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CH2M full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Work life balance. Technically experienced staff. Challenging and fun projects. Compassionate colleagues.

    Cons

    Negligible mentoring and career development. Client connections and/or being well-connected to someone in upper management seem to be requirements to career advancement. If you are light on work, you are expected to 'donate' your time.

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  10. Helpful (6)

    "Not what it used to be"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CH2M full-time

    Pros

    Compensation, talented coworkers, work\life balance is encouraged

    Cons

    Lack of upward mobility options, continuous headcount reductions

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