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Crossrail Reviews

Updated 27 Mar 2020

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Crossrail CEO Andrew Wolstenholme (no image)
Andrew Wolstenholme
19 Ratings
  1. "Great project"

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    Former Employee - Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Crossrail full-time

    Pros

    Exciting project with lots of opportunities to be involved hands on and make an impact. Compact client team with minimal bureaucracy compared to similar companies and can-do attitude.

    Cons

    Not able to raise concerns at the time, seen as "being negative".

    Crossrail2020-03-27
  2. "Fantastic engineering - it will be great when it opens. Poorly managed."

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Stratford, London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large scale programme experience. Challenging environment. Rare opportunity to work on bringing a brad new railway into use.

    Cons

    Poorly managed. Lack of clarity on what it takes to implement a fully assured / safe system into operational use.

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    Crossrail2020-02-10
  3. "Asset Information Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Crossrail full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Free travel, good development opportunities.

    Cons

    a good place to work!

    Crossrail2020-01-08
  4. "My review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Crossrail part-time

    Pros

    Money was good earned a lot

    Cons

    Long hours spent more time at work than at home

    Crossrail2019-10-26
  5. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Quality Assurance in London, England

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

    Pros

    Flexible, good holiday time and training opportunities

    Cons

    Lots of contracted workers that receive ridiculous pay compared to direct employees.

    Crossrail2019-08-02
  6. "Was OK good project but hr not the best"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Crossrail full-time

    Pros

    Cross London scheme with competitive salary

    Cons

    HR was not interested in the wellbeing and instead had a focus on closing down the organisation with little comms to the teams

    Crossrail2019-03-21
  7. "Senior PA to the Chairman"

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    Former Employee - Senior PA to the Chairman in London, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Crossrail full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Being part of an amazing Company which recognised good talent and compensated accordingly.

    Cons

    Having to travel to Canary Wharf was not always a pleasure.

    Crossrail2019-03-01
  8. "Asset Information Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Asset Information Coordinator in London, England

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

    Pros

    Its the largest infrastructure project in Europe, with a lot of collaboration.

    Cons

    Interface management between project teams.

    Crossrail2019-03-14
  9. "Assistant Contract Administrator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Crossrail full-time

    Pros

    I got to learn on the job

    Cons

    As on any construction project, there are different managerial levels you have to deal with

    Crossrail2019-03-13
  10. "Good employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Crossrail full-time

    Pros

    Collegiate Working good team alignment talented workforce

    Cons

    Sponsor micro management and lack of timeous decision making

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    Crossrail2019-03-08
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