Amec Foster Wheeler Reviews

Updated Jul 8, 2020

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  1. "A great employer"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oakville, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    A very honest place to work in, very good atmosphere and very human management.

    Cons

    in bad times, management cuts working days,

  2. "Good job"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Meteorologist in St. John's, NL
    Recommends

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice people, good trusting management

    Cons

    Low salaries, not nice office


  3. "Strong engineering team to work with. Business development not so strong."

    4.0
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Oakville, ON

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Company was performing strong and always busy before taking over Fooster Wheeler. Strong engineering team, great training opportunities through "AMEC Academy", opportunities to collaborate with other offices on larger projects.

    Cons

    Unstable work load in recent years. Need stronger business development.

  4. "Not great for inexperienced employees"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Engineer 

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits, flexible work hours

    Cons

    Toxic atmosphere, constant feeling of pushing against an invisible wall, bad management of newer staff (no "learning" time)

  5. "Good"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Engineer 

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Technical Good, Brain Stimulating, Busy

    Cons

    Pay is Low, Stability is poor

  6. "Amec foster wheeler"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Structural Design in Calgary, AB

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It was a big team-oriented company.

    Cons

    runs with Waterfall product management system

  7. "Good Company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Consulting Mining Engineer in Oakville, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, felt I was working with professionals, flexible, decent pay, travel opportunities with projects

    Cons

    The cyclical nature of the (mining) industry translates to lean times within the consulting industry.

  8. "engineeri"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Room for improvement with benefits

  9. "Good experience"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Materials Testing Technician in Red Deer, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good Experience. Lots of Overtime

    Cons

    Occasional bad clients. Okay pay

  10. "Civil Specialist"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Specialist Engineer, Civil Design in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Very flexible to staff conditions ... recognize individual strength.

    Cons

    Company is not treating all department and staff equally, engineering is being under valued.

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