Design Collaborative Reviews
Q: What is it like working as a Mechanical Engineer at Black and Veatch?
Mechanical Engineer in Overland Park:
Pros: I feel valued and challenged. Good benefits.
Mechanical Engineer in Panama City:
"Military culture and work flexibility."
Pros: Allowed to introduce new solutions.
Cons: Somewhat limited promotions.
Mechanical Engineer in Richland:
"Process Engineer for manufacturing Nuclear Fuel. High Stres."
Mechanical Engineer in Cadillac:
Pros: Working for a government contractor that provides support to the military.
Cons: Poor management at the upper levels.
Mechanical Engineer in Fridley:
"Work the adventure."
Exceed the expectation whenever possible try to deliver a positive wow factor once in a while.
Mechanical Engineer in Florence:
"Challenging enviroment with rapidly changing deliverables."
Pros: Continually receive assignments that require further research and learning leading to continually improving skill set. In general, any given day will require work in several different areas of focus.
Cons: Continuously changing parameters and deadlines lead to a frustrating number of iterations on designs that could have been simplified with better communication from the process engineering group to begin with.
Mechanical Engineer in San Jose:
"Companies to Work for."
Choose a larger company to start you career. And try to stay with it.