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AECOM Reviews

Updated September 25, 2017
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  • 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)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "NY"

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

    Pros

    Extremely nice people, easy to get along with. Great benefits and management cares about employee engagement. Excellent work/life balance. Management putting effort into diversity makes me happy that I work here. Values and mission statement also make me proud to work for AECOM.

    Cons

    No female executive leadership. Many of the company's programs and initiatives don't include the corporate staff (about 350). I would like to see more CSR targeted efforts and benefits.


  2. "landscape intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    a famous and big company

    Cons

    low salary, limited career development

  3. "System Administrator"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Large company that have many opportunities to work in the middle east and on good projects. Is up to you to search and grab

    Cons

    Don't have any at the moment


  4. "Great organization"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grand Rapids, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    flexible schedule allows for attending to family needs

    Cons

    none that are important enough to share


  5. "Former Employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good Company that treats employees fairly and strives to give opportunities for advancement.

    Cons

    Dependent on contracts and all that goes with them.


  6. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Internal Audit in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Internal Audit in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Really enjoyed my experience at AECOM. The Team is fantastic, really caring, friendly and helpful. The work opportunities are great and you can travel to many different places.

    Cons

    There really isn't anything negative to say about the company. Excellent leadership and career opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Continue doing what you are doing. The opportunities are available for the right people.


  7. "Good experience. Lot of learning"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Economist in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Economist in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Exposure to multiple scales of projects. The team is very supportive and make the experience a joy

    Cons

    The organization is too big and does not necessarily prove conducive to team work

  8. "Electrical superintendent"

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    Former Employee - Electrical Superintendent in Wever, IA
    Former Employee - Electrical Superintendent in Wever, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AECOM (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent company to work for in all areas

    Cons

    Company quit job before finished

    Advice to Management

    none


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Sr. Graphic Designer / Marketing Coordinator"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Graphic Designer/Marketing Coordinator in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Senior Graphic Designer/Marketing Coordinator in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at AECOM part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Team is great. Challenges to improve innovation. Interesting array of tasks to be completed.

    Cons

    long hours to meet proposal deadlines

    Advice to Management

    be pro-active and do not procrastinate where marketing is concerned


  10. "Opportunities to work on amazing projects and be a part of a collaborative team"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Superintendent in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Superintendent in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very family oriented, uniquely diverse, encouraged growth and development, compensate well, makes traveling worth while, and very much a team atmosphere.

    Cons

    Getting minor issues addressed and corrected can be a hassle and sometimes feel like it is your issue to navigate through the channels to figure out how to get them to the right person .

    Advice to Management

    Truly getting a person oriented and up to speed with corporate policies and procedures along with a clear chain of command and communication would be a plus .


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