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Laing O'Rourke Reviews

Updated Nov 26, 2019

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3.7
81%
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98%
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Laing O'Rourke CEO Ray ORourke
Ray ORourke
48 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good salary compensation and company car(in 9 reviews)

  • "Good pay, hours of work are restricted and safe environment(in 7 reviews)

Cons
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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (1)

    "Technician Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Birmingham, England

    I have been working at Laing O'Rourke full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay, company car and flexible hours

    Cons

    Large variation between expected working hours on different projects

    Laing O'Rourke2019-10-14
  2. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Design Lead 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Laing O'Rourke part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very good salary and benefits Great people and atmosphere

    Cons

    Very little projects outside London

    Laing O'Rourke2019-08-30
  3. "Buildings/construction project engineering experts"

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    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Laing O'Rourke full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The project portfolio is fantastic with opportunities to work kn mega projects. Great training schemes and learning opportunities.

    Cons

    LOR expect their pound of flesh. They preach a health work life balance but expect something very different. A huge culture of presenteeism.

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    Laing O'Rourke2019-11-20
  4. "Brilliant Tier 1 Company"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Nottingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Laing O'Rourke full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Interesting projects and challenges, fair pay for effort.

    Cons

    Hard work required for some of the more challenging projects

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    Laing O'Rourke2019-11-05
  5. "Senior QS"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Laing O'Rourke full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good focus on work force

    Cons

    Inconsistent commitments to work force

    Laing O'Rourke2019-10-25
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Lack of development and opportunities for career progression"

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    Current Employee - Office Administrator 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Laing O'Rourke full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good salary, large projects, pension

    Cons

    Lack of development and progression internally

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    Laing O'Rourke2019-11-26
  7. "Cares about staff, benefits old fashioned"

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    Current Employee - Reward Assistant in Dartford, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Laing O'Rourke full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Personal feel, CEO genuinely cares about wellbeing of staff. Flexibility and work life balance better in some places than others

    Cons

    Holiday entitlement is low, benefits old fashioned and high admin

    Laing O'Rourke2019-10-15
  8. "overall a good company"

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    Current Employee - Electrician in Liverpool, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Laing O'Rourke full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    clean facilities friendly workforce tidy sites friendly staff

    Cons

    at times bad management quick to throw you under the buss

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    Laing O'Rourke2019-10-01
  9. "Currently for the better"

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

    I have been working at Laing O'Rourke full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Company car scheme Great reputation Some real born leaders and teachers here

    Cons

    Long ladder to claim to the top Opportunities need to be fought for, hard

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    Laing O'Rourke2019-09-03
  10. "Great Company!"

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    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Worksop, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Laing O'Rourke full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Most innovative construction company I've ever seen , and great company benefits

    Cons

    Hour can be long, however overtime pay is given.

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    Laing O'Rourke2019-08-16
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