AKS Engineering & Forestry Reviews

Updated Apr 2, 2020

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AKS Engineering & Forestry Principals Alex Hurley, Monty Hurley, Michael Poissant and John Meier  (no image)
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  1. "Good Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Civil Engineer in Vancouver, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AKS Engineering & Forestry full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Range of Projects and the personal are great

    Cons

    as a small company, it can downsize quickly if economy fumbles

  2. "So far so good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Engineering Tech in Tucker, GA

    I have been working at AKS Engineering & Forestry full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Parties, burger wednesday, friendly people

    Cons

    Busy, long hours, lack of training


  3. "Overall Good Company"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Tualatin, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AKS Engineering & Forestry full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice employees and PMs. Lots of parties and hang out options.

    Cons

    Atmosphere is not for everyone.

  4. "Great Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Arborist in Tualatin, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AKS Engineering & Forestry full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Compensation and Benefits Team-Based Environment All the gear you could ever want Friendly Atmosphere

    Cons

    Bad work-life balance Long workdays Sink or swim style of training

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  5. "I love coming to work!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at AKS Engineering & Forestry full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    AKS encourages innovative thinking and creativity! I have never found a company full of so many friendly and helpful co-workers! Sharing of information is common-place as is the work hard/play hard atmosphere. I definitely plan on retiring here.

    Cons

    There is nothing that comes to mind.

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  6. "Just deserves a thumbs up!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Civil Design Engineer in Tualatin, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AKS Engineering & Forestry full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Just deserves a thumbs up! Treats employees like family when for the size. Great project diversity. And lots of opportunity

    Cons

    Office is hella busy and finding a good work/life balance can be difficult currently. But it’s akso their busy season also.

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    "Manager"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Tualatin, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AKS Engineering & Forestry full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    AKS is a collaborative environment where professionals of all areas and levels work together to take care of the client and the project. Quality is extremely important and that results in great projects and great clients.

    Cons

    The ownership team works extremely hard, and do not have a lot of excess capacity.

  8. "Project manager"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Tualatin, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AKS Engineering & Forestry full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Company encourages professional growth and team collaboration. A lot of proactive approaches with clients and their projects. AKS has a lot of talented staff that are experts in many disciplines. This provides all staff opportunities to learn all aspects related to their specialized field.

    Cons

    AKS pursues high quality and being efficient. Slow, sloppy work won’t blend here.

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  9. "Project Manager"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Tualatin, OR
    Recommends

    I have been working at AKS Engineering & Forestry full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    AKS is a great fit for people who are willing to take ownership of themselves, their work, and their career. Very supportive environment as long as you are proactive and have the desire to learn. Management sincerely wants the best for their employees and are open to suggestions. Unlike other places, they act on suggestions quickly and make fast well-informed decisions with the goal of making AKS a better company.

    Cons

    Understaffed at this time with the current work load

  10. "AKS review"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at AKS Engineering & Forestry full-time

    Pros

    Great culture of hard work, very friendly and fun.

    Cons

    It's not for everybody, but everything is what you make of it.

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