Balfour Beatty Employee Reviews about "good people"

Updated 20 Dec 2020

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280 Ratings
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  • "Excellent knowledge and experience with good people with good team values(in 37 reviews)

  • "Balfour has a really Flexible work environment(in 36 reviews)

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  1. "Successful turnaround, positive outlook"

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

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

    Pros

    Good people, great projects, fair salary and package

    Cons

    IT systems restricted but improving, long hours not recognised by management

  2. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Claims in Derby, England

    I have been working at Balfour Beatty full-time

    Pros

    Great people, good team, flexible

    Cons

    The pay is not great


  3. "Highs and lows"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Project Manager 

    I worked at Balfour Beatty full-time

    Pros

    Some really good people at site level

    Cons

    Sometimes difficult to get support with issues

  4. "Experience varies depending on luck of project placement"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Civil Engineer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people/work environment. Company car scheme is a bonus.

    Cons

    Travel- often expected to live away from home. Unflattering salary with Masters degree entry, although can be accepted with Bachelors.

  5. "Steady"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Section Engineer in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Balfour Beatty full-time

    Pros

    Training is very good with very good pipeline of works therefore job security. Excellent knowledge and experience with good people with good team values. Is an excellent place to work to develop as an Engineer

    Cons

    Not the greatest perks / benefits, can be difficult to get promotion

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Fine"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IR Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Balfour Beatty full-time

    Pros

    Good people to work with

    Cons

    I found it too hierarchical

  7. "TGW - Electrification"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Planner in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Balfour Beatty

    Pros

    Met some very good people

    Cons

    Management disconnect from the staff

  8. "A business general facing in right direction but still some issues to resolve if it is to reach its real potential."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Balfour Beatty full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Some really good people with great ideas and attitude.

    Cons

    Still tolerates non performance of senior managers, too many people with Director roles who really should not be in the position; still too much focus on revising procedures/ internal process; digital strategy is out of touch with real world

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  9. "Estimator"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Balfour Beatty full-time

    Pros

    Good people, healthy work life.

    Cons

    The work itself was boring.

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  10. "Dishonest, disrespectful, improfessional"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Engineer in Heathrow, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Balfour Beatty for less than a year

    Pros

    London based. Rank and file persons were in the main good people.

    Cons

    These BBG managers proved to be real lying backstabbing rats - utterly appalled at their duplicity and poor behaviour.

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