Aker Solutions Reviews

Updated July 9, 2015
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Pros
  • They work hard to live up to their core values and ensure that they have a good working environment (in 13 reviews)

  • Extremely good when it comes to work-life balance (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • All business units are not equally developed (in 3 reviews)

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

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Vice President

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good hard working people with a strong culture of learning and improving

    Cons

    Highest level of executive management a bit removed from US business

    Advice to Management

    more interface with regional management


  2. Great Company and Benefits

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunity for growth, great benefits, friendly people, care about the environment, HSE knowledgeable

    Cons

    Disorganized at times, training was not very extensive, pay slightly lower than competitors


  3. Helpful (1)

    Aker Provides a Relaxed Environment.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I Received an Excellent Salary.

    Cons

    HR insensitive to representing employees fairly.

    Advice to Management

    Utilize open communication and feedback.


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  5. great experience but tough workpace

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aker Solutions

    Pros

    good management conditions learning opportunities

    Cons

    heavy workload very tough deadlines and workplace


  6. Great company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Intern in Mobile, AL
    Current Intern - Intern in Mobile, AL

    I have been working at Aker Solutions as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Aker is a great company to work for. There is a lot of opportunity for growth and they have a great team. Also, there is a great emphasis on family. The people at aker care for each other and become a family.

    Cons

    Sometimes HR can be disorganized. Not very many options for US locations, only in Texas and Alabama.


  7. Helpful (1)

    Excellent company culture and career opportunities

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Risk Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Risk Manager in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Closer communication between departments and management

    Advice to Management

    Just wanting as much transparency as possible


  8. A good place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues and good work ethics

    Cons

    management system and not a lot of jobs to do.

    Advice to Management

    improve communication between lower employees


  9. Good place to learn

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Vice President in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Constant change, management team is young and therefore inexperienced

    Advice to Management

    Put 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


  10. Helpful (1)

    Good employers

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aker Solutions

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

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

    Cons

    No major con. But the compensation could be improved.

    Advice to Management

    Please ensure proper work-life balance of the employees


  11. Great people to work with

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The people are wonderful and bosses are very good

    Cons

    Nothing so far. Maybe pay



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