HDR Reviews

Updated 29 Jun 2020

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3.9
75%
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86%
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HDR Chairman and CEO Eric L. Keen (no image)
Eric L. Keen
84 Ratings
Pros
  • "Employee owned and good corporate structure for promotion(in 80 reviews)

  • "Strong culture, great people to work with(in 39 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Architect"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HDR full-time

    Pros

    Good office environment and culture

    Cons

    Not enough good projects in the office at the moment

  2. "Good exposure to large projects"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - BIM Coordinator in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at HDR full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Diverse range of sectors to work in which require advanced technical ability.

    Cons

    Very transient environment. Not much of a team culture as there were always people leaving and coming into the company.

  3. "Architects"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at HDR full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people. Really friendly, collaborative work environment

    Cons

    Being American this seem to influence a work driven environment. Not much work life balance

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  4. Helpful (1)

    "Good company on print"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HDR part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    website looks inviting, starting salary is ok, things seem promising

    Cons

    what you see on the outside is not what is inside, unhappy workers, territorial managers, alot of backstabbing, hard to get a raise or obtain full tine if you are a temp.

  5. "Bridge Engineer-in-Training"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bridge EIT in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HDR full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots of projects, large wealth of experience to fall back on, significant thought goes into projects pursued and won to ensure adequate expertise is available. Employee owned,

    Cons

    In larger offices it can be difficult to get to know employees and management, however this would be common to any large office and is solved by being social

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Engineer Review"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in New York, NY

    I worked at HDR full-time

    Pros

    Good office culture, helpful seniors

    Cons

    Pay is lower than Compared to other companies

  7. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Environmental Planner in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at HDR part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits good teams good culture

    Cons

    Can depend on the group you work in

  8. "Amazing Company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Civil Engineer, EIT in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employee owned stock is an amazing perk.

    Cons

    Only can buy stock once a year

  9. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accountant in Omaha, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HDR full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Strong culture, great people to work with

    Cons

    Path to officer is undefined if you aren’t an engineer or architect

  10. "Good"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Design Coordinator in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    working on big projects, corporate which is good

    Cons

    they are not paying overtime for architecture side

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