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AECOM Reviews

Updated January 23, 2015
Updated January 23, 2015
909 Reviews
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AECOM President & CEO Michael S. Burke
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • As a large company there are opportunities to work in the middle east and on good projects (in 27 reviews)

  • The work-life balance is good with the alternative work week program and pay is reasonable (in 25 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior Management only cares about shareholders, not employees (in 58 reviews)

  • The upper management is not connected with the people actually doing the work (in 51 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Worked for 2 years and start up 26 provincial offices successfully which was a great experience

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    Former Employee - Senior Procurement Manager in Kabul (Afghanistan)
    Former Employee - Senior Procurement Manager in Kabul (Afghanistan)

    I worked at AECOM full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    This is an International company and improves the skills of employs and gives the promotions based on their hard work and integrity

    Cons

    Security situation, War Zones, difficulty finding quality of products.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Jobs related trainings to the staff, implement further security measurement for the safety of the staff.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Intelligence Analyst at CSOC Afghanistan

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AECOM

    Pros

    Great assignment, challenging work in support of International Security Assisance Force.

    Cons

    Consequence of the work and direct support of U.S. Armed Forces in country..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value diversity, it strengthens the team.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    AECOM was a great place to intern as the managers are extremely accessible.

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    Former Employee - Corporate Communications in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Corporate Communications in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at AECOM as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    The office environment is engaging and active. They value work/life balance. Since AECOM is such a major player in multiple industries, you work on meaningful projects.

    Cons

    As with any large company, you never know whom you'll be working with on a weekly basis. Fortunately there is a strong culture, but collaboration could be more streamlined.

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    I have worked with them a very professional company to work with

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    Former Employee - Afghan Analyst in Gardēz (Afghanistan)
    Former Employee - Afghan Analyst in Gardēz (Afghanistan)

    I worked at AECOM full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Professionalism is the goal for this company

    Cons

    There wasn't a negative way to be point out

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not applicable

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Excellent

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Environmental Scientist in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Environmental Scientist in Washington, DC

    I have been working at AECOM full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Work environment, diversity of projects, opportunities nationwide/worldwide. Raise every January 1st

    Cons

    Hard to advance within the Environmental department

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    good

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AECOM

    Pros

    everything is good for the moment

    Cons

    not to beautiful girls around

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good people, great projects and real teamwork.

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    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    People are focused and hardworking. The projects are really exciting and inspiring. Senior management is hands on and responsive.

    Cons

    A lot of "legacy" companies hanging on to their former work styles and affiliations have a difficult time becoming a true AECOM employee.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you're doing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great!

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    Current Employee - Summer Placement Student in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Summer Placement Student in Birmingham, England (UK)

    I have been working at AECOM as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    A lot of responsibilities and great people to work with. Friendly environment and everyone is keen on helping you getting chartered

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    With the improvement of the graduate scheme, keep it up I'd say!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    The best job that has shown me how to make the world a better place.

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    Current Employee - Assistant Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Assistant Consultant in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    The pros at AECOM is getting the opportunity of working with engineers on their inventions to make the world a better place.

    Cons

    There are no Cons at AECOM from my perspective.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Good

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    Former Employee - Intern in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Intern in San Diego, CA

    I worked at AECOM as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    everything is great as it is

    Cons

    nothing is really that wrong

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none so far

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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