Fluor Reviews

Updated September 29, 2014
Updated September 29, 2014
418 Reviews
3.8
418 Reviews
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Fluor CEO David T. Seaton
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Review Highlights

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.  

    Small offices suffer from turnover and poor management.

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    Former Employee - Associate Design Engineer  in  Dublin, CA
    Former Employee - Associate Design Engineer in Dublin, CA

    I worked at Fluor full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Fluor only works on big projects, so you may be working on very interesting, complicated projects that have a TIC in the billions. Their internal website/forum: KOL is very useful and used by many employees.

    Cons

    Smaller offices suffer from little training, people development than the large campuses like Greenville, Houston, Irving, etc...
    The smaller offices generally have weak management. It's not necessarily the managers' fault but most of the managers are just very senior engineers with little training or interest in leading their groups.

    Training opportunities at the smaller offices are few as you are usually always working 100% on projects. If you aren't on a job, you aren't considered profitable for the company.

    Health care premiums, are covered at a lower percentage versus other companies.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Safety risk manager

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    Former Employee - Safety Manager  in  Provo, UT
    Former Employee - Safety Manager in Provo, UT

    I worked at Fluor full-time

    Pros

    Love to work and send employees home safe and every day make the company profitable. Love a challenge.
    Also love training , Love a good work where safety is first.. great work culture.

    Cons

    A lot of work load but it is worth it , employees are great to work with. Need more room for advancement .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You guys do a great job you talk to employees when they need something.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    I have enjoyed working for Fluor

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    Former Employee - Iron Foreman  in  Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - Iron Foreman in Louisville, KY

    I worked at Fluor full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    open door all the time

    Cons

    when you prove your self . they will let you take holt of the job by your self

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    upper management will help you get the job you want

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Best EPC company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fluor

    Pros

    Most employees has good behavior & real professional

    Cons

    Medical benefits and 401K company matching is not as good as before

  6.  

    Good company to work for

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    Former Employee - Cost Accountant  in  Greenville, SC
    Former Employee - Cost Accountant in Greenville, SC

    I worked at Fluor full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    advancement opportunities and global presence

    Cons

    will travel constantly but this is good for breaking every day monotony

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Material Specialist, Senior

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Greenville, SC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greenville, SC

    I worked at Fluor full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I worked with a wide range of professional and knowledgeable personnel. Fluor does not silo someone along a strict career path.

    Cons

    When my project started on the downsizing phase, I would have liked more transition support.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    I was amazed.

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    Former Employee - Operations  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Operations in Houston, TX

    I worked at Fluor full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Global name brand upon which to grow the business. Many people in place that are poised to perform; all that is needed is some organized direction.

    Cons

    There is a desperate need for senior management having real experience. Many meetings, initiatives and plane flights with little substance of effective management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    ASAP, acquire people to fill key positions whom have real experience, not just time in the industry spent watching others work. There is a desperate need for people who have the ability and willingness to 'get their hands dirty'.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Poor communication within the company

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    Current Employee - Analyst  in  Sugar Land, TX
    Current Employee - Analyst in Sugar Land, TX

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

    Pros

    The leadership is a mix of those who know and those who are in the know.

    Cons

    Work life balance is okay but sometimes expectations are not communicated.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Boring place to work, stuck in old ways and mindset

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Sugar Land, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sugar Land, TX

    I have been working at Fluor full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Large company, strong emphasis on procedures and practices, if you are in the right network, it can be very lucrative.

    Cons

    Extremely old school, run by people who grew up in 1950's and still think computers are the root cause of many inefficiencies.
    One example is that they still block you from accessing gmail from work. Which is in fact counter productive. Coz almost everyone now has smart phones so people use their mobile devices to surf, which actually takes longer, so if the management was smarter then would actually modify the IT policies.
    Also, there is no importance on real tech advancement, they tried developing an inhouse social network, to keep people engaged, but the systems are so antiquated that everything runs at a glacial pace.
    Fluor was one of the biggest companies lobbying to Microsoft to keep XP alive, even after Microsoft stopped support.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to make relevant changes, just getting an inhouse social network doesnt make Fluor cool, you need to change at a much deeper level.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    do not practice what they preach

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    Former Employee - Design Engineer  in  Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Design Engineer in Houston, TX

    I worked at Fluor full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The company does a good job but overall spends way to much money

    Cons

    Houston office is the worst, too many clicks at work , I mean it. if you are not part of it, better to just leave, have to butter up the bosses to succeed, many consider that normal these days. office conditions worst ever. lined up like phone operators with no privacy. stupid idea to save money, when they waste so much on other things

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    act like managers, do something besides just get along.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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