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AECOM Reviews

Updated 20 April, 2019
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Pros
  • "Flexibility and work life balance is good" (in 116 reviews)

  • "Excellent opportunities to work from home" (in 69 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to gain experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


  2. "Decent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Decent, fair pay, variable work, multi discipline cooperation, fair management

    Cons

    Depends where your located

  3. "Bridge Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edmonton, AB
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AECOM full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work on all types of projects all over the province and extending into other province.

    Cons

    Large company that only sees the bottom line


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Uninteresting Projects"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Markham, ON
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Markham, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large office, Good Benefits and fair pay

    Cons

    Boring Infrastructure projects. Managers not in control of staff

    Advice to Management

    Assign work to staff and follow up on daily basis


  5. "Designer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Great company with lots of benefits

    Cons

    Some of the offices locations are old


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Electrical Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Company has alternate work week policy

    Cons

    There is not much development opportunities

    Advice to Management

    focus on sustaining talent


  7. "geotechnical E.I.T"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Lots of development and opportunity for learning.

    Cons

    Lots of short notice travel

  8. "I am a journey man pipefitter with skilled experiences in this field."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    It is a very good company with great facilities and safeties for the employees working there.

    Cons

    There are no downsides of working at AECOM.


  9. "Quick review"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity to meet people in different fields and to network

    Cons

    I don't know about other departments, but my department lacked senior management. The supervision/ evaluation needs to be worked on


  10. "Pc"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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