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KPFF Reviews

Updated Jun 3, 2019

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KPFF CEO John Gavan
John Gavan
39 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Drafter"

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    Current Employee - CAD Drafter in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at KPFF full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours and regular 8 hrs work

    Cons

    No salary increases, tiny bonuses

    Advice to Management

    salary increases, bonuses

    KPFF2018-01-05
  2. "Mixed Feelings"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at KPFF full-time

    Pros

    Get to work with experienced engineers Good pay and benefits Friendly coworkers Compensation for overtime hours

    Cons

    Deadline-driven work means you'll have slow weeks and super busy weeks Feedback from management is not always clear Managers may be too busy with their own tasks to provide clear direction on the tasks they assign

    Advice to Management

    Have a training program to get new engineers up to speed and have concrete metrics to measure performance

    KPFF2018-01-03
  3. "Excellent employer and work environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at KPFF full-time

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers, excellent monthly company meetings, positive environment.

    Cons

    No parking, small bathrooms, only high-ups get windows.

    KPFF2017-11-13
  4. "Design Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Long Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KPFF full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I love KPFF. The people are awesome, everyone is treated as an equal. Everyone is supportive of your goals. Asking questions is encouraged.

    Cons

    The medical benefits could be slightly better, no dental and medical cost is pretty high.

    KPFF2017-10-19
  5. "work environment and projects"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at KPFF

    Pros

    Friendly, different jobs and projects, site visits

    Cons

    sometimes small projects, new hire has to work hard

    KPFF2017-10-04
  6. Helpful (1)

    "mixed bag"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at KPFF for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Some of the managers are OK to work with.

    Cons

    Offices lie about # billable hours to make there office look good.

    KPFF2017-09-08
  7. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KPFF full-time

    Pros

    Great people. Great opportunity.

    Cons

    This is not the place for someone who isn't motivated and a self starter.

    KPFF2017-08-20
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KPFF full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    opportunity for growth, supportive environment

    Cons

    commute and parking, that's it.

    KPFF2017-06-13
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KPFF full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Autonomy. Freedom to excel without others around you providing a limiting ceiling.

    Cons

    No Dental or, Vision provided.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your stars.

    KPFF2017-06-02
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Sacramento, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at KPFF full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Some of the lower level co-workers and software

    Cons

    Associates and Principals do not own up to their responsibilities. Very stressful environment and turnover is very high. Good engineers do not last.

    Advice to Management

    Your company is entirely focused on making money.... Look at your employees, there is a reason why everyone leaves and does not stay long.

    KPFF2017-07-02
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