Aker Solutions

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Aker Solutions Reviews

Updated December 17, 2014
Updated December 17, 2014
117 Reviews
3.6
117 Reviews
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Aker Solutions President and CEO Øyvind Eriksen
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Review Highlights

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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Very good company for start ups

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Electrical Design Engineer in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Electrical Design Engineer in Mumbai (India)

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

    Pros

    Good knowledge gained. good opportunity to work

    Cons

    less salary. early stagnancy, no perquisites.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    good work done

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    International Exposure, Perfect Work-Life Balance

    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

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

    Pros

    Good Benefits, Friendly Colleagues, Attentive Manager, Lots of free time and pantry is always full house, my career progression is not clear.

    Cons

    Slow Management and Human Resource, Cancellation of OT allowance mid-project

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Expedite the management process, allow the gen-y with different idea to present at a board meeting

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    employee friendly company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Design Engineer in Maidenhead, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Design Engineer in Maidenhead, England (UK)

    I worked at Aker Solutions as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Better career growth
    good projects
    good working atmosphere
    good managment

    Cons

    cant really find any cons about this company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    I temped there as a Receptionist. All of the staff there were professional and helpful. Best temp job ever.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Receptionist in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Receptionist in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I worked at Aker Solutions as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Very professional group of people who know how to balance work and lifestyle.

    Cons

    The opening hours were East coast so the doors open very early.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    Calm and friendly environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer I in Oslo (Norway)
    Current Employee - Engineer I in Oslo (Norway)

    I have been working at Aker Solutions part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, good payment

    Cons

    Limited career growths, not that much chances to get new knowledge

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase the core working hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Perfect company for starting your career

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aker Solutions

    Pros

    Perfect company for starting your career

    Cons

    Poor work-life balance (but that's with most of the companies in India)

  8.  

    Good company with a lot of experienced professionals

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Oslo (Norway)
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Oslo (Norway)

    I worked at Aker Solutions as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    good balance of work and life. no need to stay longer after work.

    Cons

    no incentives to grow professionally

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep on finding new projects

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    A great place to work and learn

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Umbilical Designer in Oslo (Norway)
    Former Employee - Umbilical Designer in Oslo (Norway)

    I worked at Aker Solutions as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    I like the Open mindedness and equality in Aker Solutions

    Cons

    Management is not taking the risk of investing massively in Africa

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should invest more in Africa

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Very Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Subsea Engineer in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Subsea Engineer in Pune (India)

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

    Pros

    Excellent Training, Job Profile, Management is very friendly, work culture is awesome, No politics at all, very good office and other facilities.

    Cons

    Does not hire directly, HIres through 3rd party hence pay is less. work can be less challenging sometimes. there could be times when there is no work at all.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

  11.  

    Really like's to keep employees at all cost in stead of laying off they move you to another department

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

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and great people

    Cons

    Long hours and offshore alot

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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