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Kiewit Corporation Reviews

Updated August 13, 2017
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  • Work life balance is a huge Issue (in 116 reviews)

  • Long hours and difficult to maintain work life balance (in 116 reviews)

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  1. "Good company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kiewit Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Stable company to work for

    Cons

    Move every 2-3 years. I believe most job are under-payed compared to industry standards.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Nice, Stable Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Omaha, NE
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Omaha, NE
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, amazing facilities including a fitness center, cafe, mechanic. Located in a beautiful area, with fun local activities throughout the year.

    Cons

    Lots of turnaround in the department I was in, some disenchanted employees, but I think that's fairly normal in the corporate environment. I was always treated very well.

    Advice to Management

    None.

  3. "Journeyman Pipefitter"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Joyurneyman Pipefitter in Covington, TN
    Former Employee - Joyurneyman Pipefitter in Covington, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Kiewit Corporation full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    good pay scale & beneifits

    Cons

    more so called safety men than hands safety people our really a goon squad

    Advice to Management

    0 chance


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Advancement"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dumfries, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dumfries, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kiewit Corporation full-time

    Pros

    If you kiss butt and hang out with the higher ups you have a good chance to move up

    Cons

    If you don't they treat you like crap

    Advice to Management

    Be fair about advances look beyond your buddies


  5. Helpful (3)

    "HR Business Partner"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Business Partner
    Former Employee - Human Resources Business Partner
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kiewit Corporation full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Internal business contacts and development

    Cons

    "boys club"
    political - WHO you know; not your accomplishments
    work-life balance

    Advice to Management

    Be fair and consistent to your employees.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "The bait and switch"

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    Former Employee - Journeyman Electrician in Cove Point, MD
    Former Employee - Journeyman Electrician in Cove Point, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Kiewit Corporation full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fair pay , decent start times

    Cons

    Unfair treatment of workers , intimidating workers , no excused absences , do not recognize supervision hiarchy , rif locals before travelers, no longer provides tools for craft , doesn't honor original agreements , no food or drink for sale on site for craft ., supervision inexperienced , poor job conditions , safety policies not equally enforced , cronyism , chilled work enviroment, bullying of craft , poor material supplies , can not request in advance for personal time off even for doctor appointment. or any reason.

    Advice to Management

    You could easily go into the private prison system . take your 4 billion dollars and leave the dc metro area and don't come back . fooled us once shame on you , fool us twice , I don't think so !


  7. "Scheduling Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Culture - great benefits - competitive pay - awesome people

    Cons

    Workflow can be inconsistent, swamped one week and twiddling your thumbs the next. It can make it tough for a new hire to get up to speed.

  8. "Structural Engineer II"

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

    I have been working at Kiewit Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Great Company, better then POWER Engineers! Work hard, never play.

    Cons

    Don't really have any relax time. Co workers only come about to you about work.

    Advice to Management

    Everyone high up is smart, but not all are people friendly.


  9. Helpful (5)

    "Equipment Superintendent"

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    Current Employee - Equipment Superintendent in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Equipment Superintendent in Colorado Springs, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stable position.
    Salary is decent, standard 2-3% raises per year.

    Cons

    Long Hours
    Lots of rellocation required

    Advice to Management

    The new generation, both spouses work. Learn that this is not a trend and is the new normal. You must either adapt or you will continue to lose good people.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Purchasing Agent"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Purchasing Agent
    Current Employee - Purchasing Agent
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefit Package, Starting Salary, Stability

    Cons

    Culture, Work Life Balance, Hierarchy, Be ready to move

    Advice to Management

    Too many middle managers without a purpose


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