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Kiewit Corporation Reviews

Updated September 13, 2018
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Kiewit Corporation President, CEO, and Director Bruce E. Grewcock
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Pros
  • "Great Benefits for beginners in general" (in 75 reviews)

  • "Lots of opportunity for new work and career growth" (in 26 reviews)

Cons
  • "Home/work life balance on a field project" (in 134 reviews)

  • "Sometimes long hours, but they are worth it" (in 129 reviews)

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  1. "Opportunity for growth and development!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The culture is great - I love the people!

    Cons

    Sometimes long hours, but they are worth it!


  2. "Revolving door but big opportunities if you're willing to stick it out"

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    Current Employee - Software Product Owner in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Software Product Owner in Omaha, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The Kiewit Technology Group is big on training up there people and ensuring they have the right tools and knowledge to effectively do their jobs

    Cons

    Because it's a construction company, they don't pay a majority of their Technology people very well

    Advice to Management

    In order to keep good technology professionals, you need to pay them the money they deserve

  3. "Project Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Kiewit Corporation full-time

    Pros

    The pay was great. Mega jobs interesting and exciting projects.

    Cons

    They preach kiewit should be number one in your life. Drink the Kool Aide. Hard to move up if not asked to culture school


  4. "Entry Level position training experience"

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    Current Employee - Field Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Field Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kiewit Corporation full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They spent a week training me on company policies.

    Cons

    Hard to learn outside of your assigned area of job performance

    Advice to Management

    Individualized career tract would retain more employees


  5. "Great job but low pay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kiewit Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    The pay is not the best on the IT side

    Advice to Management

    Increase Salary


  6. "Field Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kiewit Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Great people who will get down in the trenches with you and work through the tough times. Your job is your family out there.

    Cons

    The hours you work. No chance to be with your family and can be hard on the home life.

    Advice to Management

    Need to have more of a work life balance


  7. "Accounts payable"

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    Former Employee - Accounts Payable Specialist in Omaha, NE
    Former Employee - Accounts Payable Specialist in Omaha, NE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kiewit Corporation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    great manager, enjoyed some of the people

    Cons

    low moral, everyone trying to get to the top

    Advice to Management

    treat everyone equal don't play favorites with people

  8. "Maintenance Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Purchasing Agent in Oakland, CA
    Former Employee - Purchasing Agent in Oakland, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kiewit Corporation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    For the most part, integrity is very important to this company. They take things like mentoring and safety very seriously.

    Cons

    Integrity is only as good as the people you are working with, there will probably always be folks that should be weeded out to improve over all integrity.

    Advice to Management

    Don't surround yourself with people who tell you what you want to hear.


  9. "Good culture, perks are fading"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kiewit Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Generally, employees are team oriented

    Cons

    Some departments have too much drama


  10. "Good company overall, must be open to relocation"

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    Current Employee - Purchasing Agent
    Current Employee - Purchasing Agent

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

    Pros

    Very solid benefits package and starting salary. Good people who will help you grow into your role.

    Cons

    Promotions typically happen through relocation. In general you will need to move around if you stay with this company long term. Long hours are also expected in most roles.


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