Fluor Reviews

Updated October 22, 2014
Updated October 22, 2014
432 Reviews
3.7
432 Reviews
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Pros
  • 9 day fortnight is supposed to make your work/life balance perfect (in 17 reviews)

  • The working environment at company is very good and better than most of the competitors in the market (in 19 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management is too disconnected from project employees and mid-level management (in 11 reviews)

  • Big Company mentality sometimes, too many Chiefs (in 10 reviews)

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  1.  

    Over all Fluor is a great company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Safety in Greenville, SC
    Current Employee - Safety in Greenville, SC

    I have been working at Fluor full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    They treat employees with respect and generally do not micro-manage you. If you are assigned to a project the pay scale is great.

    Cons

    If you are a local hire you don't get some wonderful perks like employees on job assignment do. Medical Benifits are very expensive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Middle management needs to be more Pro Active instead of Re Active. Upper Management demands results and does not question how production results are obtained untill an incident occurs.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Buyer

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

    I have been working at Fluor full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flex Schedule. Good Benefits. Great people to work with for the most part.

    Cons

    High Stress environment. Work with many people who are "workaholics" and expect you to be the same way.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop work from home initiatives to draw young candidates.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    A 900 pound gorilla in the industry, very few other firms can perform the work we do.

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

    I have been working at Fluor

    Pros

    Experience, training opportunities, travel, overtime

    Cons

    nepotism, favoritism, bureaucracy, difficulty going up levels

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    overhead reduction

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Its been a good company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Electrician in Ridgeville, SC
    Current Employee - Electrician in Ridgeville, SC

    I have been working at Fluor full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    good pay and the management are good people to work for

    Cons

    just like anywhere else better benefits more pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Test all crafts coming in the door so that your senior craftsman making the money they deserve

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    SO SO

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

    I have been working at Fluor full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Its a good company to work for.

    Cons

    It depends on who you know to mive around.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overpriced and Underperforming

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

    I have been working at Fluor full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Travel opportunities if you kiss the right butt.

    Cons

    Tenured employees with no concept of 21st century technologies or ability to relate to people under 50 years old.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Retire. You've been passed by.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Good ethical company with strong focus on safety.

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

    I have been working at Fluor full-time

    Pros

    Successful company with true commitment to both ethics and safety.

    Cons

    Fluor is a project-based company. Jobs last only until the project ends - often after only a few months or a couple of years. If there is not another job available on a different project, employees are put on LOA without pay. This results in employees leaving the company for other firms or taking jobs in hardship areas to stay employed.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Fluor Engineers

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Control Systems Engineer in Aliso Viejo, CA
    Current Employee - Control Systems Engineer in Aliso Viejo, CA

    I have been working at Fluor full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Strong Engineering autonomy and integrity. personal growth opportunities with internal online resources, key personnel are targeted for growth but bulk of work force is kept as status quo.

    Cons

    Departmental favoritism in staffing projects. Department is led by ex project engineer with no relavant technical experience to manage a technical department. Be careful of out of office assignments as there is unlikely to be a job to return to. You get laid off before even returning to office.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do a better job of finding positions for employees who are not in the home office

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Management promotes lower grad employees to supervise seniors!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Sugar Land, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Sugar Land, TX

    I have been working at Fluor as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    None that I can think of!

    Cons

    Management has to change. A big body shop with contract employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    One of the old guy who walks around the building all the time thinks he is permanent and his college temporary.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    good company

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

    I have been working at Fluor as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    good pay, equal opportunity employer

    Cons

    long hours and travel. Commute can be rough

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    promote from within. Ask people to carry their load

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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