Fluor Reviews

Updated 24 September 2014
Updated 24 September 2014
418 Reviews
3.8
418 Reviews
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Fluor CEO David T. Seaton
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • 9 day fortnight is supposed to make your work/life balance perfect (in 17 reviews)

  • The working environment at company is very good and better than most of the competitors in the market (in 19 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management is too disconnected from project employees and mid-level management (in 11 reviews)

  • Big Company mentality sometimes, too many Chiefs (in 10 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great company to work for.

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    Former Employee - Piping Designer  in  Irvine, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Piping Designer in Irvine, CA (US)

    I worked at Fluor full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work environment. Great employee conveniences. Great managers and supervisors.

    Cons

    cyclical business. Projects, contracts and jobs come and go.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more money!

    Recommends
  2.  

    First job out of college

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    Former Employee - Associate Design Engineer III  in  Aliso Viejo, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Associate Design Engineer III in Aliso Viejo, CA (US)

    I worked at Fluor full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    This was a great first job out of college. They were able to provide good training and real life experience. The pay was very good for a first job.

    Cons

    The work comes and goes and when things are good they are very good and when they are bad you get laid off. You figure they pay you extra to compensate for the fact that they may get rid of you after your project is over.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great

    Former Employee - Cashier  in  Garland, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Cashier in Garland, TX (US)

    I worked at Fluor part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful Leadership and excellent benefits.

    Cons

    No Challenges to speak of.

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  5.  

    Great place

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    Current Employee - Senior Specialist, Material Management  in  Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Specialist, Material Management in Houston, TX (US)

    I have been working at Fluor full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flex-Time, every other Friday off, great community relations program

    Cons

    Job Security is based on the current demand for primarily Oil & Gas, if demand goes down you might not have a project to work on....to me, that is kind of scary

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Quality Tech

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fluor as a contractor for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Big company, lots of opportunities, pays well

    Cons

    Health insurance is not the greatest

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great Company

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    Current Employee - Procurement Manager
    Current Employee - Procurement Manager

    I have been working at Fluor full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Fluor has provided a wide range of opportunities for me though out my career. For a large Fortune 500 company, Fluor has provided a flexible work-life balance environment and encourages personal growth. Any cons are outweighed by the pros.

    Cons

    Being a leader in our industry, Fluor takes on some of the biggest, most complexed projects in the world. If you are part of project execution, there are many challenging obstacles and the stress that is associated. However, I find myself never bored.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recognize talent and do a better job retaining that talent.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Anonymous

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fluor full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits and compensation. 9x80 work week. Many opportunities for advancement, if the work is available.

    Cons

    Lay-offs are very common. Always worried, no job security.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Antiquated in Every Way

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Greenville, SC (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greenville, SC (US)

    I worked at Fluor full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The pay was decent and the benefits are good - but you're NEVER able to take time off - not without being blackballed. God forbid you need to take time off to care for family - including dying parents.

    Cons

    If you are a woman, you will only succeed at this company if you are a PE, and then you're still making less than your male peers and sometimes your subordinates. I was threatened with my job more than once for going to HR when passed over for opportunities due to my gender - and was told by the good ole boys that my gender was the reason. My boss once screamed across the company cafeteria, "Wow, you're getting fat." This is the same good ole boy who told me I should be ashamed of myself for not staying home and raising my children full time. I was constantly forced to supervise and be responsible for men who made more than I did. And then they acted shocked when I left, mostly because they thought no other company would want me I guess- like they were doing me some big favor overworking me and underpaying me while degrading and insulting me on a constant basis.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Like they'd listen to a little woman. Why bother?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Safety is their priority

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    Former Employee - Field Engineer  in  Carolina, PR (US)
    Former Employee - Field Engineer in Carolina, PR (US)

    I worked at Fluor as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Safety programs, Organization, benefits and management.

    Cons

    Salaries are too low for entry enigineers. Promotions are hard to get.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Implement a better incentive program for incoming new engineers and train them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    GOOD

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fluor

    Pros

    good work and life balance

    Cons

    sometimes no value for your thoughts

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