AREVA Reviews

Updated Feb 20, 2020

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3.3
51%
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59%
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AREVA CEO Philippe Knoche
Philippe Knoche
72 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits, nice environment, learning a lot of things(in 19 reviews)

  • "Flexible work environment with an attractive culture and work/life balance(in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • "The nuclear industry faces mortal threat from renewables (verrrrry low marginal cost)(in 21 reviews)

  • "We are French owned and always seem to play second fiddle to the main facilities in the mother land(in 12 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Looking for part time employment"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Site Administrator in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AREVA part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Working with people from all walks of life , learning new things

    Cons

    Need more hours and want to be able to grow

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  2. "A good company to work"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Engineer 

    I have been working at AREVA full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, nice environment, learning a lot of things

    Cons

    Management needs to do better

  3. "Good Company to work for"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Controller in Meriden, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AREVA full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Competitive Package, good overall benefits

    Cons

    work life balance is a challenge

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  4. "Great compensation, but large company issues"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Lynchburg, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at AREVA full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The pay and benefits were great. Great training and structure for young engineers.

    Cons

    Big, global company issues to deal with. It was hard to get anything done quickly due to paperwork required. Sometimes SAFETY requirements weren't created with common sense. They are now required to back in to all parking spaces.

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  5. "Used to be great place to work"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AREVA full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good communication, training and employee support

    Cons

    Nuclear Industry suffering since Fukushima disaster

  6. "Enjoyed my time with this company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at AREVA full-time

    Pros

    Laid back environment Flexible schedules Great benefits (3 weeks vacation plus Christmas week) Approachable management Wonderful people

    Cons

    Top-heavy management structure Very little- to no growth opportunity Nuclear industry (dying industry)

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good company, but the industry has challenges"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Lynchburg, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at AREVA full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Company takes care of its high performance employees. I have been fairly treated for the ~30 years I have been here

    Cons

    The leadership seems blinded to market realities. The nuclear industry faces mortal threat from renewables (verrrrry low marginal cost). We desperately need disruptive innovation beyond the blue sky stuff of academia and DOE.

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  8. "Civil Structural Engineer"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Principal Engineer in Naperville, IL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AREVA for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Interesting work in the power industry. Office had a very friendly atmosphere.

    Cons

    Nuclear market is under financial stress and company was downsizing the organization after many years.

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  9. "Slow and ponderous"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at AREVA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Smart and motivated coworkers were great to work with

    Cons

    Takes forever to complete projects and lots of red tape due to working at a nuclear

  10. "Alliance Director"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Glen Allen, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AREVA full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I was allowed to use my people/team building skills to Manage a number of Fleet wide contracts that we had with Dominion Energy

    Cons

    I didn't have any, I throughly enjoyed all 16.5 years I spent with AREVA

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