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Thornton Tomasetti Reviews

Updated 14 November 2018
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Thornton Tomasetti Chairman & CEO Tom Z. Scarangello
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  • "Work-life balance can be not ideal" (in 16 reviews)

  • "Sometimes will be required to put in many long hours, or be on-site for extended periods, to meet the demands of the complex and fast-paced projects" (in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Edinburgh office has superb potential if outdated management practices are changed"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Current Employee - Engineer in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A great bunch of incredibly bright and talented guys and girls who work hard to please their customers
    A variety of interesting projects to work on

    Cons

    Little respect is given by the management team to junior colleagues
    A fairly negative working atmosphere exists from employees who feel they are powerless to influence or suggest improvements

    Advice to Management

    Break down the old fashioned chain of command structure and give staff authority to make decisions.
    Treat everyone equally and don't have 'Favourites' who receive preferential treatment


  2. "Data science intern"

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    Current Employee - Data Science Intern in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Data Science Intern in New York, NY (US)

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

    Pros

    Nice team, interesting project, amazing location and office (NYC - midtown)

    Cons

    Need of senior data scientist

  3. "Meagre Growth Opportunities"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Mumbai (India)
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Thornton Tomasetti full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Work life balance
    -Flexible work hours
    -People are knowledgeable and are willing to share the work that they do

    Cons

    -Work allotted is very random. Entirely luck based.
    -Few Indian projects, although the hiring is aggressive.
    -Poor compensation and appraisals.

    Advice to Management

    -Compensation is very less.
    -Appraisals should be given based on the employees performance.
    -Work should be allotted based on the skills of the employee.


  4. "Entry level"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Thornton Tomasetti full-time

    Pros

    Great, Very Smart, and Motivating People.
    High-profile work.
    You learn a lot guided by smart people and surrounded by passionate, amazing people.
    Managers are great engineers,so they know how projects should go and advise you well through them.

    Cons

    Work-life balance can be not ideal. Low bonus.


  5. "Great People ... Bad Management"

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    Current Employee - Engineer
    Current Employee - Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You will move up if you work for it or show you have the ability to take on more responsibility.

    Cons

    Management is not concerned with all of its employees only a certain few and everyone else has to piggy back off of others.

    Advice to Management

    We are all your employee!


  6. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Thornton Tomasetti part-time

    Pros

    Good pay and opportunities to network with other employees at company events and outings

    Cons

    Company culture may not be for everyone. In addition, engineers & architects have shared they are very stressed and often work overtime on a daily basis to finish projects.


  7. "Project Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Thornton Tomasetti full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Location, hight profile projects, awesome professionals to work with, technology/software, learning opportunities.

    Cons

    Slow career advancement, low salary, office layout

  8. "Great People, Excellent place to work."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Technician in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Technician in Chicago, IL (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Thornton Tomasetti full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    People.
    Dedication.
    Internship program.
    ITIL Based environment.
    Senior Management cares about you and provides necessary training one may need to perform a task to best practices.
    Clean office.
    Quiet.
    New Equipment is fast and beyond expectations.

    Cons

    Work/Life balance - Offices are in downtown locations, so commuting may be long and difficult if you live outside the city. There are no satellite offices.
    Helpdesk app is old.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the excellent and professional work you do.


  9. "ff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Thornton Tomasetti full-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and family oriented

    Cons

    Turnover, lack of locations etc


  10. "Innovative and forward-thinking"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    TT does some of the best and most challenging projects in the world. To be a part of that is very exciting.
    TT employs the best technical and administrative staff, senior level staff are the best mentors in the industry

    Cons

    Sometimes will be required to put in many long hours, or be on-site for extended periods, to meet the demands of the complex and fast-paced projects.


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