AREVA

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AREVA Reviews

Updated Jun 23, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.6 70 reviews

71% Approve of the CEO

AREVA Président du directoire Luc Oursel

Luc Oursel

(14 ratings)

71% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • s work life balance is lacking, so it is a trade-off one makes(in 7 reviews)

  • Great place to pick up early career technical engineering experience(in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • Nuclear industry in the US is stagnant(in 4 reviews)

  • poor management, poor compensation, lots of mandatory overtime, pay freezes, promotions based on ass kissing not ability or performance(in 4 reviews)

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    Lots of flexibility and opportunities.

    Engineer IV (Current Employee) Lynchburg, VA

    Prosdiverse opportunities, challenging projects, many unique customer challenges, safety and quality are held above all else, do the job right the first time.

    Conslarge, slow changing company. can fall into a rut or be overlooked if not a self starter. Too many procedures, not enough documented processes.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    "Senior Level" Admins Need Basic Software Training and "Retiring" Work Force

    Vice President (Current Employee)

    ProsI am a current VP who has worked for AREVA for many years. I have seen the company at its best and at its worst. The money is good and the benefits are great.

    ConsThere isn't that much communication between managers and employees. Senior level admins are not educated enough with current versions of software. Continuing to promote a retiring work force and a vast shortage of engineers is detrimental and displays a glaring generation gap for new and younger employees.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire some new admins with relevant skills to today's business requirements and communicate more with direct reports. Pay attention to why people are leaving.

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

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    Amazing work environment

    Test Engineer (Current Employee) Mountain View, CA

    ProsYou will grow fast if you got opportunity

    ConsYou will be ignore if not active

    Advice to Senior ManagementCare more about employees and balance their work

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great benefits and flexibility

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsBenefit package
    Flex scheduling
    Casual atmosphere
    Work life balance

    ConsSlightly lower pay than average
    Advancement opportunities for non engineers

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

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    change is the only constant - at super high velocity and I love it!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Proschallenging, no day is the same, very innovative notions

    Consbeaurocratic, need to be allowed to operate regionally, one size does not fit all, it fits some.

    Advice to Senior Managementget outside of your silos and understand the art and science of leadership

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

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    Great group of people

    Product Manager (Current Employee)

    ProsThe people are wonderful to work with. Everyone wants to do an excellent job. Additionally there are numerous opportunities that for someone who needs a flexible work schedule.

    ConsNot sure of what the future looks like. With the unlikely chance of selling a nuclear plant, the company may be limited to just servicing existing plants.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWould love to see some future vision.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    love my job

    Document Control Spec (Current Employee) Charlotte, NC

    Prosgreat place to work love my job

    Consnone at all great place to work

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    AREVA has been an ok company

    Engineer (Current Employee) Richland, WA

    Prosgood exposure, opportunities to travel abroad, lots of ability to learn

    Consdue to pay freezes over the past couple years they have fallen out of competition with the external market. Some management has been put into place when they do not have the education to back their positions.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe honest and straight to your employees. Try to take the emotion out of decisions, this is a business.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Sr Product Manager, Chemistry Services

    I Was Let Go On A Disability (Former Employee)

    ProsLimited nuclear services companies in the world.

    ConsFrench management style was damaging at times.

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    operator

    Fab Worker (Current Employee) Richland, WA

    Proseasy work lots of overtime pay

    Conspoor management, poor compensation, lots of mandatory overtime, pay freezes, promotions based on ass kissing not ability or performance

    Advice to Senior ManagementWake up

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

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