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Nick Roberts
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  1. Enjoyed time at Atkins

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    Former Employee - Travel Manager in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Atkins full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Good employer who fostered growth and support

    Cons

    Experienced multiple corporate reorganizations and acquisitions

    Advice to Management

    Spend more time with direct reports to understand duties and time required to execute responsibilities

  2. Engineering

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richland, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Atkins full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Diversity of work, excellent work environment

    Cons

    Many recent buyouts and transitions, unstable workload

  3. It just wasn’t for me

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    Former Employee - Water Resources Engineer 
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Atkins full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    9/80 work schedule gave me every other Friday off

    Cons

    I was in front of a computer screen all day, every day.

    Advice to Management

    Work from home is nice, but make sure supervisors spend some time with their groups to yield a sense of “team”

  4. Project Administrator

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Atkins full-time

    Pros

    Benefits and People Pay Good Flexible

    Cons

    Really didn't have any negatives

    Advice to Management

    None

  5. Good company with great benefit

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    Current Employee - Senior Tolling Analyst in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Atkins full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Lots of options for growth.

    Cons

    It is a large organization and comes with those down sides.

  6. Great company

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Atkins full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Very well run company, with great people and great opportunities.

    Cons

    Well, it's a large-ish firm, with the bureaucratic trappings that entails.

    Advice to Management

    Maintain Atkins identity after the Lavalin buyout.

  7. Need more staff and more transparency

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Atkins full-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule; good work/life balance

    Cons

    Understaffed. No communication from execs

  8. Civil Intern

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Atkins part-time

    Pros

    Diverse set of projects Nice workers Good pay

    Cons

    Nothing really, I guess deadlines start to pile up, but thats anywhere.

  9. Project Assistant

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    Former Employee - Project Assistant in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Atkins full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Great office and people! Very helpful and decent ambiance. Can really learn a lot about how a large company works.

    Cons

    Hard to get a raise once hired. Don’t really invest in helping employees grow with the company. Some growing pains and operational issues due to recent company acquisition

    Advice to Management

    Help employees (especially support staff) grow and increase worth within company.

  10. Helpful (2)

    Vice President, Project Management.

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    Former Employee - Project Management in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Atkins for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Some of the best people in the industry work at Atkins.

    Cons

    In Florida, middle management is dropping the ball on talent. Destroying value by not retaining talent. Good people are leaving the company in bulks.

    Advice to Management

    Top management should step in!!!

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