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Updated June 18, 2018
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Pros
  • "Good firm with great work-life balance" (in 105 reviews)

  • "Opportunities to work on the best projects in Australia and globally" (in 67 reviews)

Cons
  • "Met people who were extremely overworked and others who had a great work-life balance" (in 68 reviews)

  • "Big company means you're just a number" (in 50 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great 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 (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, exciting projects, really impressive, fun place to work!

    Cons

    Minimal downtime - however, if you like the challenge and thrive on being busy, this turns into a Pro.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!


  2. "Transportation Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Transportation
    Current Employee - Transportation
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great place to work

    Cons

    Not applicable at the moment

  3. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - GIS Specialist in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - GIS Specialist in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AECOM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility in work schedule and the ability to work from home.

    Cons

    Raises are hard to come by.


  4. "AECOM"

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

    I worked at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    A very supportive group at the working and middle management level. Supports professional development.

    Cons

    Tend to get lost in the shuffle. One must be willing to relocate frequently to pursue an upward careen profile.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing with employee development and training. The webinars are great!


  5. "Great Summer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Although it is a big company, the AECOM SF office was very welcoming and I learned alot during my time there. They also have many fun opportunities for new hires, such as mentoring opportunities and young professional groups.

    Cons

    There were no cons during my employment.


  6. "Waste of a great program"

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    Former Employee - Occupational Health and Safety Specialist in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Occupational Health and Safety Specialist in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AECOM full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Co-workers were sincerely working to help our clients.

    Cons

    Management could have been more involved.

    Advice to Management

    It's ok to tell me in person that I'm being laid off. I'd appreciate that more than just a phone call.


  7. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    great benefits and work life balance

    Cons

    Not a good management or learning opportunities

  8. "Great management"

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    Current Employee - Inspector
    Current Employee - Inspector
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AECOM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good people to help and direct

    Cons

    I can’t say anything

    Advice to Management

    Thanks


  9. "Scientist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Little guidance from the management


  10. "Overall good"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Good people
    Good work environment
    Market salary

    Cons

    Extreme weather conditions
    Mostly indians


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