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  • Rank
    14
  • Prev Rank
    18
  • Number of Years on List
    4
  • Industry
    Professional Services -- Consulting Engineering
  • HQ Location
    Kansas City, MO
  • Year Founded
    1,898
  • Type of Organization
    Private

The employee-owned engineering consulting firm boasts one of the best stock-ownership plans in the nation. Eligible employees receive cash to purchase shares at current market value, with no one owning more than 2%. Workers can use onsite health and fitness centers, and two offices have electric-car charging stations.

Employees

Total US Employees3,817
Total Employees outside the U.S.40

Jobs

New jobs (1 year)237
FT Job Growth in the past Year-
% voluntary turnover-
Number of job applicants past 12 months excluding current employees-
Number of Openings (as of 1/2/14)600

Pay

Job function or title of largest number of FT salaried employees
Electrical Engineer
Total Compensation for Salaried Position-
Job function or title of largest number of FT hourly employees
Drafter-Detailer
Total Compensation for FT Hourly Position-

Benefits

Offers Fully Paid Sabbaticals
no
Offers Onsite Childcare
no

Health

Pays for 100% of Healthcare Costs
no
Offers onsite fitness centers
yes
Subsidizes Offsite Gym Memberships
no

Work-Life

Offers job sharing
no
Offers compressed work weeks
no

Diversity

% Minorities-
% Women
21.98%

Training

Average hours of training per year that regular FT salaried employees receive17
Average hours of training per year that regular FT hourly employees receive5