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Updated 19 October 2018
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Pros
  • "Flexibility and work life balance is good" (in 109 reviews)

  • "Great opportunities to work on larger projects" (in 68 reviews)

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  1. "Signalling Designer"

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    Former Employee - Signal Design Engineer in York, England
    Former Employee - Signal Design Engineer in York, England

    I worked at AECOM full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    They all work as a

    Cons

    They do a 40 hour week

    AECOM Response

    16 Jul 2018 – Talent Acquisition Consultant

    Thank you for your 5 star review score.
    Kind regards
    Talent Acquisition


  2. "Solid Company"

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    • 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

    Excellent atmosphere and community throughout

    Cons

    Requires better investment in innovation

  3. "Progressive consultancy striving to improve in the UK"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Bedford, England
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Bedford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AECOM full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great range and size of projects; diverse and deep skill sets of employees; international presence; ambition

    Cons

    Working to merge a range of cultures and styles from various legacy companies

    Advice to Management

    Keep listening to your employees

    AECOM Response

    16 Oct 2018 – Talent Acquisition Consultant

    Great to hear that you recommend us and that you see us as having a great range of projects. We will continue to listen to our employees, and actively encourage feedback.
    Kind regards,
    UK&I Talent... More


  4. "Electrical Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in London, England
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, amazing office, reasonable lunch values at the Aldgate office

    Cons

    No bonuses, puts up a facade about being great to the outside world but doesnt treat stuff properly

    AECOM Response

    16 Oct 2018 – Talent Acquisition Consultant

    Thank you for your recommendation and your great pros on the office & people.
    Kind regards,
    UK&I Talent Acquisition Team


  5. "Consultant"

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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

    Opportunity to work on high profile projects.

    Cons

    Many teams and big company so work can be super specialised.

    AECOM Response

    16 Oct 2018 – Talent Acquisition Consultant

    Thank you for your recommendation and positive outlook on the company.
    Kind regards
    UK&I Talent Acquisition Team


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Consider carefully"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Modern office space with lots of people

    Cons

    Difficult to integrate into direct team and wider organisation

    Advice to Management

    Observe and take action


  7. "Architectural Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Architectural Assistant in Oxford, England
    Current Employee - Architectural Assistant in Oxford, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good size company to grow

    Cons

    Big enough to go unnoticed at times

    Advice to Management

    Nothing

    AECOM Response

    16 Oct 2018 – Talent Acquisition Consultant

    Thank you for your recommendation. I see that you have given 3 stars and noted that you feel unnoticed at times, please ensure that you have 2 way feedback with your line manager demonstrating... More

  8. "Apprentice"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Apprentice Engineer in London, England
    Current Employee - Apprentice Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very flexible, Everyone very friendly with good pay

    Cons

    Earliest you can leave 4:30pm on flexitime and Once a month pay packet

    Advice to Management

    Make the earliest you can leave 3pm again and get a weekly income

    AECOM Response

    16 Oct 2018 – Talent Acquisition Consultant

    Thank you for your recommendation and 5 / 5 Stars.
    Kind regards,
    UK&I Talent Acquisition team


  9. Helpful (5)

    "Great System, poor goals"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    AECOM University application offers enormous amount of courses in many fields

    Cons

    Actual job duties are completely different from what's in the job offer

    Advice to Management

    Governance.


  10. "Mechanical Engineer"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Work to life balance is good

    Cons

    Salaries are low, best people tend to leave the company


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