Atkins Reviews

Updated 7 Mar 2021

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  1. "Decent Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Architect in London, England

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

    Pros

    Great project exposure. Multi disciplinary.

    Cons

    No work life balance in overseas offices.

  2. "Big company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Transport Planner in Bristol, England

    I have been working at Atkins full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Nice working environment. Good people.

    Cons

    Big company - lots of big initiatives that don't work that well in action. Lack of promotion opportunities for mid grades


  3. "Good to work for as a grad"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Structural Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Atkins full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good experience for graduates with diverse streams of work

    Cons

    Poor wage progression and limited opportunity for promotion

  4. "Brilliant experience"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Industrial Placement Student in Sheffield, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Atkins full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    great opportunities for new engineers looking to make a career

    Cons

    the workload can get a lot but it is manageable

  5. "env"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Environmental Consultant in Birmingham, England

    I have been working at Atkins full-time

    Pros

    it is a good company

    Cons

    long work hours no overtime

  6. "Surrounded by great people"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst 

    I have been working at Atkins full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, great co-workers and progression opportunities

    Cons

    Obtaining the desired training can be difficult

  7. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Project Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities if one stretches themselves

    Cons

    Can be high workload & lots pressure

  8. "Good company, friendly environment"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Consultant 

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

    Pros

    ability to increase in responsibility quickly, wonderful colleagues and a friendly place to work.

    Cons

    remuneration has got better, although still low in comparison to other consultancies

  9. "A great place to start a career."

    4.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Process Engineer in Bristol, England

    I have been working at Atkins full-time

    Pros

    Lots of exposure to a variety of different projects / work packages. Great place to develop technical knowledge. Graduates expected to deliver and given a fair amount of responsibility. Starting salary is pretty good.

    Cons

    Can be a bit slow when not assigned to a project.

  10. "Recommended"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Architect in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Teamwork spirit + Professional development

    Cons

    Low salaries + WOrk life unbalance

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