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AECOM Reviews

Updated 16 December, 2018
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AECOM President & CEO Michael S. Burke
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  • "hard to have a work life balance" (in 73 reviews)

  • "So big that its easy to feel like you're just a number" (in 53 reviews)

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  1. "Labourer 3"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Laborer
    Former Employee - Laborer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Good company and management and leadership

    Cons

    I have no comment of the company


  2. Helpful (5)

    "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.

  3. "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


  4. "Good company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  5. "Electrical Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and decent benefits.

    Cons

    Lots of recent changes to HR going global.


  6. "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


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Soso"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AECOM part-time

    Pros

    The money is ok I guess

    Cons

    No security for good workers

    Advice to Management

    Grow up and keep good workers employed

  8. "good work environment and office"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - Intern in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AECOM (More than a year)

    Pros

    Office space was well located

    Cons

    Big corporation and you sometimes feel like just another employee


  9. "Architectural Technologist"

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    Former Employee - ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST in Regina, SK
    Former Employee - ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST in Regina, SK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great environment to work in with lots of support from management

    Cons

    Long working hours were sometimes hard


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Good learning experience"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AECOM full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Knowledgeable colleagues; flexible work weeks.

    Cons

    Poorly managed; nepotism; very poor career development; low salary.