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3.8
Average Rating
(based on 29 HDR Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.5
Growth Opportunities
3.2
People You Work With
4.0
Person You Work For
3.7
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
3.6
Way You Work
4.3
Work Setting
4.0
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Underwriting Manager

"I truly enjoyed working for HDR, my support staff and the owners and managers, they were great to work with."

Corrosion Engineer

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Great place to start, will interfere with your family life a lot if you have a wife and kids."

Senior Electrical Engineer

What don't you like about working at HDR?

"They kept the previous owners of the company they bought, I creates alot of conflicts with company philosophy without the knowledge of the company management."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Please Please do not keep previous owners of the company they bought or play them in non-management position. These previous owners acts as if they owned the entire company every time they talked to us with lower position. Please also remove multiple layers of management in production to make the projects more profitable."

Construction Manager

What do you like about working at HDR?

"Good company"

What don't you like about working at HDR?

"there was nothing I didn't like"

Project Engineer

What do you like about working at HDR?

"I was working at CUH2A from 1996 -2002, it was a very good company to work for, many challenging projects. There were some ups and downs regarding the getting new projects in 2002, so I decided to accept an offer from another company."

What don't you like about working at HDR?

"Not enough security."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Most of the CUH2A's project were pharmaceutical, I believe company should be more diverse."

Federal Program Manager

What do you like about working at HDR?

"Good people, interesting projects, I personally had a great mentor who provided opportunity for advancement"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Good place to work, better than some other large A/E firms"

What don't you like about working at HDR?

"Very male-dominated culture (how many of their C-suite are women!)"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Need to focus on offering greater work-life balance; more flexible schedule options. Focus on developing women leaders within the firm. I found salary level there to be below industry average for my position."

Water Resources Scientist

"HDR is a great place to work."

Senior Utility Coordinator

"HDR is a well run and manage Engineering company that is responds quickly to the challenges and changes of the industry."

What do you like about working at HDR?

"Well trained management that focuses on balance between the employee needs and the bottom line (budget)."

Project Manager

"Paycheck only."

What do you like about working at HDR?

"All comments are for Orlando security office. HDR had 60 offices at the time, lot of the store fronts of course."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"not a first choice, but if you must and that's why I did it, on your second day start looking for your next job, I started six months later and it was too late!!! Get itI was with them for over two years,"

What don't you like about working at HDR?

"list is too long, local mgmt or rather lack thereof to begin with."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"get professionals instead of retired street cops from Volusia county."

Network Engineer

"Great Place"

What do you like about working at HDR?

"People"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"be sharp"

What don't you like about working at HDR?

"Upper management were tight fisted"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Listen"

Civil Engineer

"Great place to work"

What do you like about working at HDR?

"Flexible with regard to family related concerns. Offered brown-bags for continuing educationProvided career training"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be direct an offer your opinion of what you are expecting from HDR."

What don't you like about working at HDR?

"Being Laid-off, due to slow down in the market verses being given an opportunity to obtain a position in another office region or division."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Over-all great"

Senior Mechanical Engineer

"HDR was a great place to get experience in designing medical projects."

What do you like about working at HDR?

"I worked with good people, in a good office, with good pay, doing mostly medical facility projects."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"They recently closed or downsized several offices. They may not be interviewing new people for awhile."

What don't you like about working at HDR?

"The work was not as diverse as I would have liked. I like having a variety of project types."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Spend less money buying more companies."

Electrical Engineer

"It was the right opportunity at the right time for me."

What do you like about working at HDR?

"As I said before it was the right opportunity at the right time for me. I loved working with the people for the common good and creating the right solution for our clients."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Definitely a great company to start and work for in their professional career."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I just wanted an opportunity to become a project manager so pretty much I worked from the inside to move on up within the company."

Chief Architect

"Great company but went through a bad time which is why I left - but has since come back strong."

What do you like about working at HDR?

"The challenge and the people made the company and work great."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Great company!"

What don't you like about working at HDR?

"The changes made when the company was purchased by a foreign company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep going as they are since they re-branded themselves."

Equipment Services Project Manager

What do you like about working at HDR?

"The opportunities to travel was great. This company also placed a lot of emphasis of personal growth and development."

What don't you like about working at HDR?

"I don't believe there was a strong desire to keep Transportation in the Atlanta office."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Continue to pursue transportation engineering opportunities in Atlanta."

HDR Reviews FAQs

Is HDR a good company to work for?

HDR has an overall rating of 3.8 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 29 HDR Review Ratings left anonymously by HDR employees, which is 3% lower than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 90% of employees would recommend working at HDR.

Does HDR pay their employees well?

HDR employees earn $59,000 annually on average, or $28 per hour, which is 11% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 13 HDR employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find HDR Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at HDR?

90% of employees would recommend working at HDR with the overall rating of 3.8 out of 5. Employees also rated HDR 3.5 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.8 for Rewards You Receive, 3.2 for Growth Opportunities and 3.6 for support you get.

What are the pros and cons of working at HDR?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at HDR to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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