Arup Employee Reviews about "long working hours"

Updated 16 Dec 2020

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  1. "Advisor for LATAM region"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Security Advisor in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arup full-time

    Pros

    Extremely good work culture and environment

    Cons

    Long hours, big responsibilities, office location

  2. "Great to work with"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arup full-time

    Pros

    - Good Helthcare - Possibility to work worldwide

    Cons

    - Low pay - Long hours


  3. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Planner in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arup full-time

    Pros

    Exciting projects and good opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours, heavy workload, high expectations

  4. "Horrendous hours"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Architectural Assistant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice colleagues (minus directors). Good experience for your CV

    Cons

    Long hours. Crazy directors. No work life balance

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  5. "Worked as an intern over the summer."

    4.0
    Former Intern - Mechanical Engineering Intern 

    I worked at Arup

    Pros

    Lots to do if you ask around, good for learning.

    Cons

    Long working hours and tight deadlines.

  6. "Great Projects"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Structural Engineer in London, England

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities to work on unique projects, with intelligent and interesting people.

    Cons

    Work culture could be improved upon. Inconsistencies throughout the firm. Long hours with unpaid overtime can be experienced, and feel necessary to progress in the firm.

  7. "Planner"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Planner in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arup

    Pros

    - Flexible with family / home working. - Innovative - encourage you ideas / open to change.

    Cons

    - Only provided with a permit to park at campus for 2 days, the remainder you use a shuttle bus from a local public car park (Car share guarantees you a pass for all days) - Long hours

  8. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great career prospects Great work life balance

    Cons

    Can be boring at times Long hours at times

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  9. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arup full-time

    Pros

    - Good training opportunities - Profit share twice a year - World class projects

    Cons

    - Long hours - Bland office

  10. "Great company which works on interesting projects"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Civil Engineer in London, England

    I worked at Arup for less than a year

    Pros

    Interesting projects, varied work week

    Cons

    Long hours, not enough chance for wage progression

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