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Dewberry Reviews

Updated March 15, 2017
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Dewberry Dewberry Donald E. Stone, Jr.
Donald E. Stone, Jr.
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Pros
  • Work-life balance is good; benefits are decent; easy commute with parking; straight overtime pay (in 10 reviews)

  • Benefits are good, health, time off, etc (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • The company could do better at maintaining a more consistent work/life balance (in 6 reviews)

  • If they want to fire you, they will start the "documentation" process (I was told by upper management that's how it's done) (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Graduate Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Graduate Engineer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Dewberry full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunities to contribute as a young engineer

    Cons

    They treat employees poorly and you need to move elsewhere for money and promotions that are deserved

    Advice to Management

    Stop being penny wise and pound foolish


  2. "Civil Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Dewberry full-time

    Pros

    Small company with great opportunity for young professionals to grow.

    Cons

    Sometimes it does feel like Dewberry is not willing to facilitate obvious and beneficial opportunities for growth.


  3. "Great civil engineering company to work for"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Civil Engineer
    Former Employee - Civil Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dewberry full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly & family oriented, great reputation

    Cons

    Not good training program for entry levels


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  5. "Project Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Fairfax, VA
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Fairfax, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dewberry full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people, great resources at Fairfax office especially. Almost every A/E discipline is represented at that office. Great projects, especially with Dewberry's reputation. Great place to learn and management advancement is possible

    Cons

    Sometimes the many divisions and departments don't work together as smoothly as possible, but it is an area they constatnly try to improve.

    Advice to Management

    Assist with career paths. For those employees willing, push them politely into areas where they can grow and get more diverse experience.


  6. "Project Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fairfax, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fairfax, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dewberry full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Easy going atmosphere, most employees come and go when they want. This is a Pro if that is what you want out of a career.

    Cons

    No leadership from upper management

    Advice to Management

    Take care of those that are dedicated to the company and not always the higher ups.


  7. "Dewberry"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Dewberry full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good life/work balance; flexible hours, friendly environment

    Cons

    Terrible compensations, low salaries, hard to move up to management positions


  8. Helpful (1)

    "CAD Tech III"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dewberry full-time

    Pros

    Benefits are good, health, time off, etc. 401k is decent. Great office space and in a good location. Nice people.

    Cons

    Unspecified job duties, managers can "change" job requirements at will, poor communication of job requirements., overall poor communication from mid management to employees.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure your employees know what is required of them both during employment and more importantly during hiring process, responsibilities seem to change during employment.


  9. Helpful (7)

    "Toxic work environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Profitable, Productive, Well-known, Efficient, Family-owned

    Cons

    Culture includes "mobbing" and immaturity

    Advice to Management

    Hire moral people.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Bad Management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Stable. Seems like they never fire anyone....

    Cons

    Management doesn't listen. No work/live balance.


  11. Helpful (2)

    "review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dewberry (Less than a year)

    Pros

    okay Decent salary and benefits

    Cons

    Unorganized. Not suited to some work they take on.

    Advice to Management

    stick to your core work



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