Aker Solutions

  www.akersolutions.com
Work in HR? Unlock Free Profile

Aker Solutions Reviews

Updated Aug 1, 2014

Be The First To
Add Photos

All Employees Current Employees Only

3.4 102 reviews

80% Approve of the CEO

Aker Solutions President and CEO Øyvind Eriksen

Øyvind Eriksen

(44 ratings)

70% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good working environment and can say its a school/collage to learn advanced engineering (in 11 reviews)

  • Extremely good when it comes to work-life balance (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • Lack of communication and knowledge transfer amon business units and/or functional departments (in 3 reviews)

  • Constant change, management team is young and therefore inexperienced (in 3 reviews)

More Highlights
47 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews
Relevance Date Rating
in
    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    Excellent company culture and career opportunities

    Risk Manager (Current Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsThe personnel are the friendliest people I've ever has the pleasure of working with.

    ConsCloser communication between departments and management

    Advice to Senior ManagementJust wanting as much transparency as possible

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    A good place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsFriendly colleagues and good work ethics

    Consmanagement system and not a lot of jobs to do.

    Advice to Senior Managementimprove communication between lower employees

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    Good place to learn

    Vice President (Current Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsGood work life balance, can learn allot, good processes, good values

    ConsConstant change, management team is young and therefore inexperienced

    Advice to Senior ManagementPut experienced managers in charged of BU's pref. people over the age of 50 and not in their 30's or early 40's too much for them to handle

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

  1. We want your feedback – Are these company reviews helpful to you?  Yes | No
    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities

     

    Good employers

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsYou get to learn a lot. You are given responsibilities based on your capabilities.

    ConsNo major con. But the compensation could be improved.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease ensure proper work-life balance of the employees

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    Great people to work with

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThe people are wonderful and bosses are very good

    ConsNothing so far. Maybe pay

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    Very nice workplace

    Senior Design Engineer (Current Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsVery employee oriented, with little pressure from management and exciting challenges.

    ConsStill a growing power in the US market.

    Advice to Senior ManagementQuantity doesn't always means quality. The learning curve is slow in the O&G area and this has to be taken in account when hiring new employees.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

    2 people found this helpful  

    Great Place to Work Back in the Day

    Senior Paralegal and Risk Manager (Former Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsI started with the company when it was John Brown.

    ConsToo many acquisitions in a short period of time.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDifficult to advice as there have been so many changes on company ownership.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

    2 people found this helpful  

    Great Perks

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsThey provide great perks that help moral. It's a laid back atmosphere. Work/life balance is excellent with various work schedules offered. Pay is above average. Most people that leave come back.

    ConsConsistency across all business units and business areas is not present. Management structure changes frequently.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't fall into layers of management.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

    1 person found this helpful  

    Good

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsGood work environment. Typical above national average benefits initial monetary compensation is good but raises are typically a small percentage compared to other places I have worked.

    ConsCompany need to streamline business to much red tape and constant game of blame someone else type politics run rampant.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCompany need to streamline business to much red tape and constant game of blame someone else type politics run rampant.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

    1 person found this helpful  

    Aker Solutions is a good compnay

    Staffing Consultant (Current Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsThe People are the best reasons to work for Aker Solutions.

    ConsMain Campus buildings are little drab and could use some color and energy.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the Open & Honest communication

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

Worked for Aker Solutions? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.