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Updated 10 August 2018
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  • "Work life balance can sometimes be a challenge" (in 28 reviews)

  • "Some long hours if work not scoped correctly" (in 35 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I have been working at Arup full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good Work Life Balance
    Good internal Training
    Good working environment
    Good technical knowledge support

    Cons

    Low paid and sometimes too large company cannot learn everything in short period of time.


  2. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, great support, great projects

    Cons

    Poor money, slow promotion,

  3. "Electrical Design Engineer for building service"

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    Current Employee - Electrical Design Engineer in London, England
    Current Employee - Electrical Design Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    that I will be in a company that is number one in the world and will engage with engineers with a huge trade that will make me study more to become myself like them

    Cons

    I like my job a lot and I learn new things very quickly

    Advice to Management

    I'm looking for a company that gives me an opportunity to show amount I love my job and a lot of passion I have for her


  4. "Electrical engineer"

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    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Cardiff, Wales
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    All of the employees are great to work with and it is a friendly environment where everyone shares there knowledge. There are also a house he variety of projects that you work on which gives you great experience.

    Cons

    The pay is not that great compared to other comapanies and the pay is not consistent Between all the offices.


  5. "yes"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    it is very good architecture company

    Cons

    is is very good design company


  6. "Nice work environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arup full-time

    Pros

    Excellent people, great work environemnt

    Cons

    Low pay compared to competitors. Working beyond normal daily hours with no overtime


  7. "Collaborative and fun"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in London, England
    Current Employee - Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great place to work
    Amazing projects
    Very collaborative

    Cons

    Poor basic salaries and very slow climb to get to a decent salary

    Advice to Management

    Please compensate your staff better

  8. "Business Administrator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Arup full-time

    Pros

    Great team to work with

    Cons

    Not much progression opportunities available


  9. "One of the best companies to work for!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company to work for! Everyone is willing to share their time, amazing staff retention. If you are a graduate engineer look no further

    Cons

    Most people do not leave sok at be hard to progress


  10. "Transport Planner"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Innovative culture, forward thinking, great projects, high end clients, modern offices, technologically advanced, good benefits, the profit share does make a difference, very well qualified technical staff who know their stuff.

    Cons

    Limited cultural/ethnic diversity in the staff, hard to progress, silo working, hard work not frequently rewarded, flexible working is a myth.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your junior staff, and reward their expertise and hard work. There are some brilliant people there who can take the company forward.


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