Laing O'Rourke Reviews

Updated 28 Feb 2021

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Laing O'Rourke CEO Ray ORourke
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91 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay and benefits, very respectful(in 16 reviews)

  • "Company great with great people(in 10 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Fantastic company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Civil/Site Engineer 

    I have been working at Laing O'Rourke full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Can be long hours sometimes

  2. "Unpredictable management"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Digital Engineer in Dartford, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relatively good benefits and work load balance is ok

    Cons

    Senior management changes and difficult to adopt


  3. "Fantastic Employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Specialist Project Engineer 

    I have been working at Laing O'Rourke full-time

    Pros

    Really look after their staff with a brilliant benefits package

    Cons

    Difficult to find something bad to say

  4. "Good Team"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Infrastructure Engineer in Dartford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Laing O'Rourke full-time

    Pros

    Good Manager, a Good team, Constantly improving in Technology, lead in IT standards

    Cons

    Stable Pay structure, no growth

  5. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Section Engineer in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary, job security, nice benefits,good maternity

    Cons

    Move around nationwise without big notice

  6. "Planner"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Planner in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Laing O'Rourke full-time

    Pros

    Good Team, good pay, company car

    Cons

    In general great company to work for. Large projects limits Progression routes and career development,

  7. "Overview"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Benefits Specialist in Dartford, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Laing O'Rourke full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Total package, benefits, car allowance or company car

    Cons

    Lots of change which didn't always filter down well

  8. "Good company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Site Engineer in Bridgwater, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Laing O'Rourke full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good positive and motivational atmosphere

    Cons

    Easy to get lost in the crowd

  9. "N/A"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Land Surveyor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good manager, good people and good values

    Cons

    Nothing against it, all has been good so far

  10. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Commercial Manager in Nottingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Laing O'Rourke full-time

    Pros

    Good salary, professional, good for self development

    Cons

    Difficult to progress if you were not part of the company’s own graduate scheme

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