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Challenging work but less salary

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA (US)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA (US)

I have been working at Thornton Tomasetti full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

They have a lot of interesting projects. Work is challenging and demanding. You will get to learn a lot here.

Cons

Pay is much lesser than other peer companies. A little difficult to maintain work-life balance here.

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  1. Great Projects

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Thornton Tomasetti

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, great projects, lots of offices to work in.

    Cons

    Salary is not as good, hard to move up, seems arbitrary who gets promoted and who doesn’t. General feeling among younger staff is that everyone is replaceable.

  2. Helpful (2)

    Enjoyed the technical work and clients, but management and company outlook is bleak.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at Thornton Tomasetti

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Because of its name and prestige, TT draws interesting clients and projects, giving you the opportunity to experience and learn a great deal even as an entry level engineer. Opportunities for inter-office transfer are available, and the company is generally flexible with respect to hours and vacations.

    Cons

    Considering the required skill level (MS degree, professional certifications, etc.), the long hours, and the amount of stress, the salary and benefits are dismal.

    Lack of solid leadership skills and collaboration coming from upper management. An incredibly top-heavy company. At the current rate of promotions and lack of hiring, everyone will become a vice-president and no one will be doing any "actual" work. A/E Industry outlook is grim; I wouldn't be surprised to see TT downsizing even more so over the next several years.

    Advice to Management

    Smarter and leaner upper management is required. Increased focus on improving technical staff benefits and rewards. Consider the possibility that your business model from 25 years ago will no longer be sustainable in the current market.

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