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Magnusson Klemencic Associates Reviews

Updated 18 de Jul 2019

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8 Ratings
  1. "If you are a Marketer, this is the business to be in!"

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    Current Employee - Marketing Communications Coordinator in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Magnusson Klemencic Associates full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    -great pay -great benefits -fulfilling work -amazing projects and professionalism -good work culture, everyone is intelligent -great office location -small enough office to be able to work with higher-ups -great reputation -great office location

    Cons

    -no lunch space, employees have to eat at desks or elsewhere

    Advice to Management

    Please give people a communal space to eat their lunch/take breaks!

    Magnusson Klemencic Associates2019-07-18
  2. "Work Hard"

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    Current Employee - Structural Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Magnusson Klemencic Associates full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great projects, smart people, good compensation and benefits

    Cons

    Old school culture, heavy workload

    Magnusson Klemencic Associates2019-04-15
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Engineer/PM"

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

    I worked at Magnusson Klemencic Associates full-time

    Pros

    Great projects and people. Great place to start an engineering career with plenty of opportunity to learn and grow.

    Cons

    Slow and steady growth is too predictable. Typical to work above paygrade with minimal acknowledgment and financial incentive. Woohoo, might be invited to ownership if I stay here for 20 years!

    Advice to Management

    I actually think the company is well managed. Their business strategy is great for churning through very talented and youthful engineers in order to max profits a d perform well on jobs. The business model rewards those at the top with hefty wages whike it rewards young engineers with a great platform to jumpstart their career.

    Magnusson Klemencic Associates2018-05-22
  4. "BIM Structural Modeler"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Magnusson Klemencic Associates for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Get to work on large, notable projects all around the world. Lots of opportunities for learning and pushing boundaries.

    Cons

    Lots of overtime! Least you get paid for it

    Magnusson Klemencic Associates2017-08-29
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Structural Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Structural Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Magnusson Klemencic Associates full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great projects, amazing clients, generous bonuses, wonderful mentors, extensive in-house training

    Cons

    Long hours, competitive environment, expensive family health insurance

    Magnusson Klemencic Associates2017-07-13
  6. Helpful (5)

    "Only recommended straight out of school"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Magnusson Klemencic Associates full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Interesting projects. Talented people, and research is encouraged. Profit-sharing and bonus structures are good. Good career options once you have their name on your resume.

    Cons

    Severe work-life balance issues. Single engineers in their 20s can stay until 11 PM on a regular basis. That doesn't work for most parents, and they don't pay enough so that the second parent can stay at home. Low pay, substandard benefits. Very few women in leadership. Lots of talk about having a great culture, but no work goes into improving it.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to value employees other than 20-something men, and stop shaping your whole company to cater to them. Hire to staff for the actual workload. Honestly reflect on company culture and expectations. And if you don't improve anything else, at least pay better.

    Magnusson Klemencic Associates2017-04-24
  7. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Civil Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Magnusson Klemencic Associates full-time

    Pros

    Consistently winning great projects, positive & cohesive work environment, great educational/personal advancement resources

    Cons

    Not uncommon that senior level associates find themselves overburdened

    Magnusson Klemencic Associates2017-03-30
  8. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Magnusson Klemencic Associates full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    Can't think of any problems.

    Magnusson Klemencic Associates2017-01-03
  9. Helpful (2)

    "Overworked and Underpaid"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Magnusson Klemencic Associates full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, profit sharing, and projects. Being apart of some of the biggest projects that are being built and seeing how they are designed.

    Cons

    poor pay, long hours, and lack of training. If you are an engineer, they is plenty of training. If you are not engineer, then you are out of luck compared to the resources that are given to the engineers.

    Advice to Management

    Put more attention to your employees, pay them what they are worth. replace upper management with people that can actual communicate with employees and not be so awkward.

    Magnusson Klemencic Associates2016-10-15
  10. "Pretty good employer"

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     in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Magnusson Klemencic Associates for more than a year

    Pros

    healthcare benefits and profit sharing

    Cons

    still an old-school expectation that employees end up working too many hours

    Advice to Management

    work life balance, including parents having more options to work flexible hours to be more involved in their kids' lives

    Magnusson Klemencic Associates2016-09-20
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