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Amec Foster Wheeler Reviews

Updated February 25, 2017
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  1. "Field Engineer"

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

    I have been working at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Very diverse and values safety

    Cons

    Personal development can sometimes get lost from upper management


  2. "Amec Foster Wheeler"

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    Current Employee - Land Surveyor in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Land Surveyor in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amec Foster Wheeler part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The company treats me like i am a family member.

    Cons

    The company has no cons


  3. "Going Through Tough Times"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Good co-workers and office environment.

    Cons

    No projects, just finished going through merger.


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  5. "Great Company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment with collaborative coworkers. Politics minimum.

    Cons

    Project management put all eggs in one basket. More diversification for branches desired.


  6. "Entry level biology technician"

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    Current Employee - Entry Level Environmental Scientist
    Current Employee - Entry Level Environmental Scientist
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits are very good which includes health, retirement plans and many opportunities for career development.

    Cons

    The atmosphere is very stop and go, over 50 percent of the time you are trying to find billable hours. The office politics is almost impossible to avoid due to this pressure and many times it leads to people butting heads.


  7. "Geologist Tech 2"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Nice people, decent pay, interesting work.

    Cons

    Not a lot of work all the time.


  8. "AFW"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Challenging work assignments; good people

    Cons

    Many changes and little communication

    Advice to Management

    Talk with employees and not just among peers


  9. "Associate Geotechnical Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Most challenging computer modeling job in the industry

    Cons

    The less and less available computer modeling job


  10. "piping field engineering"

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    Former Employee - Piping Field Engineer in Leakesville, MS
    Former Employee - Piping Field Engineer in Leakesville, MS
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive wages working long term large scale project

    Cons

    Management lacks planning capability to execute project engineering guideline and budget

    Advice to Management

    Listen to advise others give and offer to make a successful project.


  11. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Baytown, TX
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Baytown, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    They care about their employees, pay is competitive, great benefits

    Cons

    None to list, great experience



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