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Louis Berger Reviews

Updated February 4, 2019
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Pros
  • "Easy to maintain work life balance if your supervisor has a similar works style to you" (in 6 reviews)

  • "Opportunities to work on interesting projects across the country and potentially world wide" (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Upper management doesn't promote as it puts their own jobs in danger" (in 8 reviews)

  • "No cons to mention in particular" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "I have done one of biggest projects with LOUIS BERGER in Dubai, UAE. Upgrade roads & interchange Airport packages 1&2"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Structural Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Structural Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    LOUIS BERGER is great organization and I have done more than 3 years perfect experience as Structural field engineer. I would to join to improve my skills and experience with a big company.

    Cons

    Projects delivere, monitoring quality and construction, activities sequencing, time cost, completion on time......etc

    Advice to Management

    Team work, personal experience, leadership experience, licensed and professional, recording, solving the technical issues and objectives, attending the client's needs and meeting, daily or weekly meetings with staff, scheduling and organizing activities and events.... etc


  2. "Civil Engineer II"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Transportation Engineer, Civil in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Transportation Engineer, Civil in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great familial atmosphere; lots of cooperation; good people; competent leadership

    Cons

    A little unorganized; not enough office-wide training and coordination with regard to office-wide practices/standards

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Hopeful for Change"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Louis Berger full-time

    Pros

    Interesting projects. Mostly Helpful co-workers

    Cons

    Very poor business and moral ethics

    Advice to Management

    Stop promoting people with no leadership qualities and punishing those with emotional intelligence


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Glass ceiling"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Structural Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Structural Engineer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Louis Berger full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Rewarding work and flexible hours

    Cons

    Upper management doesn't promote as it puts their own jobs in danger


  5. "Graduate Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Louis Berger full-time

    Pros

    Good work culture at LB

    Cons

    Not structured development path for graduates


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Archaeology Field Technican"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Archeology Field Technician
    Current Employee - Archeology Field Technician
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Louis Berger full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Work is available far away

    Cons

    Eight or more hours from home

    Advice to Management

    While on project and in hotel pay for food every day in a hotel. Additionally, pay a daily wage on days that have a rain out not just 2 hours. Not everyone is able to go home on the weekends or lives with their parents.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Dishonest"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Morristown, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Morristown, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They always pay a good wage and on time

    Cons

    very dishonest company. If you work for them just be aware that they do not honor anything they say and will do underhanded things to you at any time so be sure to get everything you need in writing.

    Advice to Management

    Obey the laws of the country that you are working in, be honest

  8. "Amazing Family"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Louis Berger full-time

    Pros

    Great team to learn and grow

    Cons

    You will hear no cons


  9. "Environment Varies by Office and Management"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Louis Berger full-time

    Pros

    Easy to maintain work life balance if your supervisor has a similar works style to you

    Cons

    Lack of communication with higher levels of management
    Lack of communication with other offices, even if they provide similar services

    Advice to Management

    Allow employees opportunities to work across offices and regions if they are interested.


  10. "Excellent Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Greenville, SC
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Greenville, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Louis Berger full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great office environment, excellent opportunities for learning and career advancement, dedicated employees

    Cons

    No cons at the moment

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!