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Atkins Reviews

Updated 21 February 2018
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Nick Roberts
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  • Poor work life balance, often having to work late in to the evening to complete work (in 16 reviews)

  • senior management/overhead to remote from teams (in 23 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work. Relaxed and options available"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Consultant in London, England
    Current Employee - Graduate Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Culture of the staff is to have fun but work hard too always people on hand to help and collaborate

    Cons

    Clients can be limited if you sit within specialism. Can be left on the bench for a while if you aren’t proactive


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    "Graduate civil engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    many opportunities available to experience several sectors

    Cons

    work can be repetitive which hinders development


  3. "Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Atkins full-time

    Pros

    Supportive team. social office, international team, good training

    Cons

    Projects are large with repetitive tasks!


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Architect"

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    Former Employee - Architect in London, England
    Former Employee - Architect in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Atkins full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pension security stably plan design enable

    Cons

    Corporate low quality design stale


  6. "Senior technician"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineering Technician in Glasgow, Scotland
    Current Employee - Senior Engineering Technician in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good company, great projects, great team

    Cons

    salaries could be better. better office facilities


  7. "So much potential"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in York, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in York, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great projects, people to learn from and development opportunities.

    Cons

    Salary differences with the industry, constant high workloads and poor HR sector.


  8. "Supportive and strong positive culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good support from senior managers and access to wide range of projects

    Cons

    Varies from team to team


  9. "Great environment"

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    Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great environment and people lot of opportunity to move around as well. Social committee is very active as well.

    Cons

    every one seems to be below the market payscale with greater responsibility.

    Advice to Management

    Need to try to increase salary of staff.


  10. "Good exposure to a wide range of design projects"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Atkins full-time

    Pros

    Good exposure to a wide range of design projects

    Cons

    There is always a risk of being 'stuck' in a role if you are not honest and vocal about what you want to do as it is a big company with a lot of employees


  11. "Multinational company who help to develop those who seek it."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Structural Engineer in London, England
    Current Employee - Structural Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Global Company
    - Training & Development
    - Range of Projects
    - Individual are allowed to strive and develop

    Cons

    Can get lost in the large company
    - Little talk between departments wider than your office

    Advice to Management

    - Listen to your juniors and work collaboratively with them
    - Incentives, benefits and rewards work!


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