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Amec Foster Wheeler Reviews

Updated November 2, 2018
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  • "There seems to be a lack of communication between managers and employees" (in 19 reviews)

  • "They are oil and gas focused so jobs may be hard to come by just now" (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Positive professional work environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Professional top notch folks, excellent projects, teamwork environment

    Cons

    Maybe increase overall diversity in staff or management


  2. "Cost Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Good company with good benefits

    Cons

    There were so many changes and re-organization

    Advice to Management

    N/A

  3. "IT Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work offers a lot of opportunities.

    Cons

    Company was going through a change and a lot of IT was outsourced.

    Advice to Management

    Management was good. I alway had a good relationship with all my direct managers


  4. "Electrical Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Good location, people and pay

    Cons

    Job security is troublesome due to nature of oil and gas


  5. "Operator/Receptionist"

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    Former Employee - Receptionist/Administrative Assistant in Hampton, NJ
    Former Employee - Receptionist/Administrative Assistant in Hampton, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Friendly employees, understanding boss, not stressful job ,Flexible hours and days

    Cons

    NO Communcation with tech. employees


  6. "Was good then"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Good Work enviroment, Good Backlog

    Cons

    Let big clients push them around


  7. Helpful (3)

    "Sr. Piping Designer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Good people to work with. Friendly. Little office politics. Paid PTO, 401K, Good Health Benefits.

    Cons

    Purchased by Wood Group in 2017. Large Turn over with Sr. Management and Sr. Employees. Global IT department was farmed out to IBM support. Very bad support.

    Advice to Management

    Skills should be viewed more valuable than the dollar figure that usually relates to those skills acquired.

  8. "Civil and Structural Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Civil/Structural Engineer
    Former Employee - Civil/Structural Engineer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    *Opportunities to work in International Codes - Euro, American
    *Encouraging and motivating work environment

    Cons

    *The management is a little strict in issues to time of punching in to work which can be a constraint somedays


  9. Helpful (2)

    "SR. PROJECT ADMIN"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Most everyone is nice and polite and apprwciative

    Cons

    Select managers hinder development of your career so you don't move forward

    Advice to Management

    Personal and work life should be kept completely separate. Drama in an office is unnecessary


  10. "Technically Strong & Challenging, Freedom to Carve Your Own Path"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Lots of great people, and the depth of technical expertise is astonishing. Lots of opportunity to grow.

    Cons

    Organizationally incoherent. Takes drive and initiative to really make a difference and break down the organizational barriers.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on track with merger, have faith in your people and take their advice.


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