Amec Foster Wheeler Reviews

Updated Nov 26, 2021

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3.4
57%
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115 Ratings
Pros
  • "Excellent work environment and organization(in 69 reviews)

  • "Good company with good benefits(in 53 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Poor senior management in place(in 31 reviews)

  • "Upper management, layoff cycles, communication(in 23 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great company to work for ppe,facilities and great rates of pay.

      Dec 21, 2020 - General Assistant in Thornaby-on-Tees, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      As above. Job satisfaction and camaraderie.

      Cons

      Don’t sustain employment for very long and relieve you of your duties.

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Comapny

      Nov 24, 2021 - IT Support 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      forward thinking, exciting, get to travel

      Cons

      working hours, high pressure environment

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good company to work for

      Feb 26, 2021 - Mechanical Engineer in Edinburgh, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good company to work for

      Cons

      Not much route for progress

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Former giant

      Jul 8, 2020 - Commercial Consultant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      AMEC FW was a great company before the 2014 downturn that left them vulnerable to a takeover

      Cons

      Salary rises are like hens teeth

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    5. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      old school mentality

      Apr 7, 2020 - Piping Engineer in Reading, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      the office locatoin for ease of commuting and car park

      Cons

      Worst culture of old school. Very less scope of new comer especially if you are not local. There is little accountability from employee and manager towards ultimate client. The old school is very strong network which is difficult to break within piping department.

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      HR Shared Service Centre

      Aug 6, 2019 - H R Administrator in Manchester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The people you work with

      Cons

      HR interaction was through the phone

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Graduate at Amec Foster Wheeler

      Jun 24, 2019 - Graduate Engineer in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Big teams with experienced members. Interesting projects with good clients

      Cons

      No structure. A lot of contractors in management positions with little regard for staff career development.

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Review of Amec Foster Wheeler

      Jun 10, 2019 - Consultant in Shrewsbury, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Reasonable package, good office location

      Cons

      Women appear to be paid less and have fewer career opportunities

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Mentoring

      May 23, 2019 - Process Engineer in Aberdeen, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexibility/ Offshore/Travel. Involvement in community

      Cons

      Graduate Development left to contract staff.

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Mar 17, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Team were positive and capable

      Cons

      Takeover caused instability Multi location (UK & US management) caused inconsistancies

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