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Updated May 21, 2018
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  • Met people who were extremely overworked and others who had a great work-life balance (in 68 reviews)

  • So big that its easy to feel like you're just a number (in 49 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great place to work"

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    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. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Engineer in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large company with many assets that are available to employees. Fully staffed Human Resources department. Large international presence.

    Cons

    Since it is a large, multinational company, there is sometimes a disconnect with employees in the field. Difficult to meet with supervisor.

    Advice to Management

    Make periodic trips to field locations and solicit comments from staff. Alternatively, establish a routine call-in time for field members with similar work assignments.

  3. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Civil Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Civil Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities to work on large recognizably projects

    Cons

    Not many opportunities to move up in corporate structure

    Advice to Management

    Make career progression more obtainable


  4. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, salary and work environment. Set schedule great people and great management. Very accommodating. Endless possibilities and encouraged to succeed and to move up. Just a great place to work.

    Cons

    Kind of a long process to get hired that’s about it.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work. Everyone I have met and talked to is very understanding, fair and motivating


  5. "Inspector-Transmission Lines"

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    Former Employee - Inspection in Princeton, NJ
    Former Employee - Inspection in Princeton, NJ
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AECOM full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Overtime, paid holidays and PTO hrs.

    Cons

    Too much overtime and job locations.

    Advice to Management

    Field conditions are much different from office work. Set up different rules and conditions.


  6. "Environmental Technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with, great experiences and a variety of equipment used.

    Cons

    Many bosses, lousy technical support. Limited raises, and very little onsite support. Granted I work in a unique project.


  7. "welfare"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    nice benefit and some wellfare

    Cons

    sometimes have to work long hours

  8. "Supply Technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, 401k, worker’s compensation, union representation

    Cons

    Fast pace, overtime, long hours, not regularly recognized for going above and beyond


  9. "AECOM Investing in Employees"

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    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing wellness program and benefits, tons of relocation options, room for quick advancement.

    Cons

    I'm a contractor to a different location so I don't see my direct boss very much.


  10. "Electrical Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer in Princeton, NJ
    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer in Princeton, NJ

    I worked at AECOM (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to learn. Experienced engineers are very knowledgeable and willing to teach. Work life balance was excellent.

    Cons

    Your pay will fall behind if you stay there too long.


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