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AECOM Reviews

Updated 16 February, 2019
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  • "Flexibility and work life balance is good" (in 113 reviews)

  • "Many opportunities to work on flagship projects" (in 69 reviews)

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  1. "ARCHITECTURAL CONSULTING"

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    Current Employee - Architectural Consultant in Edmonton, AB
    Current Employee - Architectural Consultant in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AECOM (More than a year)

    Pros

    One of the only places that can get the work done

    Cons

    Automated response rules out real communication

    Advice to Management

    Let all your Architectural Consultants know where they stand


  2. "Pc"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Very good company that will give you many ops.

    Cons

    Feel like a number, a lot of people

  3. "Slow Progress"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AECOM (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Big Company, Big name in the industry, high profile projects, big teams

    Cons

    hard to be noticed in such big numbers and lack of personal attention to one development

    Advice to Management

    better managers to develop their employees, not just manage projects.


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Senior Structural Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Good job ,

    Cons

    Stressful, hard work, time consuming


  5. "Great company to gain experience"

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    Former Employee - Structural Engineer in Whitby, ON
    Former Employee - Structural Engineer in Whitby, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AECOM full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    A culture of safety and excellence

    Cons

    The company tries to give employees the benefit they deserve!

    Advice to Management

    Nothing in particular except to say that each manager has their own distinct way of supervising their staff.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Regional Business Leader"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Highly organized, diverse business lines

    Cons

    Very low morale, high utilization culture above everything


  7. Helpful (6)

    "Lacking"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Colleagues are a great group to work with.

    Cons

    Lack of resources: team, time, training and tools.

    Advice to Management

    Act with more openness and honesty.

  8. "Working with AECOM"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Working with AECOM is great fun and you will enjoy working in your own field. Very cooperative teams and their support.

    Cons

    Very minimal salary increases and more work load especially on management

    Advice to Management

    Management should have proper annual review of each employee


  9. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Compatible salary, work life balance

    Cons

    Hard to go up the ladder of management


  10. "Work for the man"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Generalist in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Human Resources Generalist in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at AECOM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, development, fast pace

    Cons

    One of 80,000 employees. Definitely just a number