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Updated October 17, 2017
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Pros
  • You can bury yourself in work or have a work/life balance; your choice (in 88 reviews)

  • Also opportunities to work overseas (in 59 reviews)

Cons
  • work overtime sometimes, work life balance not good enough (in 58 reviews)

  • Drive from upper management somehow dwindled down the vine (in 123 reviews)

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  1. "Aircraft Mechanic-III"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance in Fresno, CA
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance in Fresno, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AECOM full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The pay is nice, Perdiem is great when they get the PAF right.

    Cons

    Depending on location, promotions, or moving up can be a good old boy program.

    Advice to Management

    When someone ask for a benefit take the time to look.


  2. "Good Place to Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits; Nice people; Great tools to work with

    Cons

    Contract work. At the end of your contract you need to find another in-house contract

    Advice to Management

    You are doing a good job

  3. "Structural Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Excellent Company to work with

    Cons

    I have worked for 27 ye.ars. The company has fantastic benefits and no Cons

    Advice to Management

    Keep up with great work


  4. "Awesome"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Great staff, everyone was really chill and helpful - never pushy or even in a bad mood. Good all around

    Cons

    I was an intern there and they didnt have an "intern program" in my location, so I was youngest by far

    Advice to Management

    Keep up what you are doing, I absolutely loved working there


  5. "Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Interesting work at client location

    Cons

    No visibility to HQ or HR support.


  6. "Designer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Great people , hour , Salary

    Cons

    Need better coffee and lunch food.


  7. "Company's review"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Communication Systems Engineer
    Current Employee - Communication Systems Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at AECOM full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good team to work with.
    Great manager to learn from.
    Multiple projects to work on to advance my experience.

    Cons

    Nothing to report for Cons at this office.

  8. "Changes still going on"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Columbia, SC
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Columbia, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AECOM part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Diversity of projects, lots of entrepreneurial spirit

    Cons

    Administrivia abounds in the tracking of project progress and financials


  9. "Traffic Engineer"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Traffic Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Traffic Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AECOM full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - management is very appreciative
    - coworkers are friendly
    - the employee can advance quickly

    Cons

    - The health plan is not that good. Deductibles are somehow high comparing to the monthly rates

    Advice to Management

    Try to be more involved in Connected Vehicles world


  10. "Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    The experience gained here is unique. You will not get the exposure to so many high-profile projects in any other company.

    Cons

    Old School management and bureaucracy might be counterproductive for millennials like me.

    Advice to Management

    Express interest in employees' success and well-being, help your employees with career development and promote teleworking.


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