Aker Solutions Reviews

Updated Jun 30, 2020

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3.6
64%
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Aker Solutions CEO Luis Araujo
Luis Araujo
173 Ratings
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  • "Slow growth in India compared to aker Norway(in 25 reviews)

  • "You were just a number and played a fool by upper management(in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Decent"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service 

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Not much I can think of

  2. "Great Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accountant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, good pay, good work-life balance

    Cons

    Lots of changes all the time

  3. Helpful (1)

    "International Mgmt out of touch"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Controller in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    work life balance was great, when business was good, there were lots of travel opportunities.

    Cons

    Norwegian management was out of touch with the culture of the US offices. Expecting several hundred people to uproot their lives in Houston to move to Mobile Alabama was an absurd assumption.

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  4. "Good International Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer 
    Recommends

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    International company with offices throughout the world. Many different opportunities to develop.

    Cons

    Can be a little unclear about it's strategies.

  5. Helpful (2)

    "Engineering manager"

    1.0
     

    I worked at Aker Solutions

    Pros

    Salary is ok, but not up to market standards.

    Cons

    Lack of opportunities to movement. Mostly, lip service, don’t take interest in career growth. Widespread favoritism, management without a vision. Lost market place against the competition.

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  6. "Decent Place to Work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Some friendly people, but overall I felt like there weren't enough people there to help challenge and build up those around you.

    Cons

    It wasn't the same company as when I started there. I felt like they were okay with mediocrity.

  7. Helpful (3)

    "Company In Decline"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits and work-life balance.

    Cons

    Horrible management and overall direction. Company changes the local personnel and management structure every year. Moved Houston office to Mobile, Alabama, bad move! Hundreds of good employees were terminated or left the company. Long term clients were not happy with the move.

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  8. "Great International Company based in Mobile, AL"

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

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Exciting international work in the oil & gas industry Above average compensation & benefits Flexible work schedules

    Cons

    Some of the offices are out of date but apparently management is upgrading

  9. "Engineer"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Great people, good workplace, reasonable work-life balance

    Cons

    In a struggling offshore Oil and Gas industry with no immediate answers for a bounce-back

  10. "Department manager"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Many opportunities to learn and grow in your career. Hard work and talent is recognized

    Cons

    Cyclical market makes job security a bit shaky.

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