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Atkins Reviews

Updated December 13, 2017
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  • Poor work life balance, often having to work late in to the evening to complete work (in 16 reviews)

  • senior management/overhead to remote from teams (in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Project Financial Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Financial Analyst in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Project Financial Analyst in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Atkins full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great co-workers, Awesome Supervisors, Outstanding Managers, Flexible schedules, competitive salary, great work environment.

    Cons

    The only con I have is that the hours are long. And there are tight deadlines but I enjoy the demanding work because it does make the day go faster.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing really, my manager and supervisors are awesome.


  2. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Support Staff in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Support Staff in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Atkins full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay for support roles. Had multiple opportunities to grow and learn new skills. Also the coworkers were great and from different backgrounds.

    Cons

    Not a clear, direct path of advancement for those who aren’t engineers. Have to search for own ways to advance and titles don’t really cover what you do.

    Advice to Management

    Even through the company has been bought continue doing right by your employees!

  3. "Best is Yet to Come"

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    Current Employee - Project Director in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Project Director in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Atkins full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Atkins is poised to be an even greater player in the AE market worldwide. Looking forward to being included in the SNC-Lavalin universe

    Cons

    There are no cons that come to mind

    Advice to Management

    Lets get going!


  4. "Great Technical Experts"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Atkins full-time

    Pros

    Technical expertise and work ethics.

    Cons

    Salaries not at par with industry.

    Advice to Management

    Look at salary increases.


  5. "Excellent Emlloyer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Atkins (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Salary, Benefits, management, co-workers,
    Work-life-balance

    Cons

    Non at This moment-excellent place of employment

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing—the company is growing—not a lot , to any employee turnover


  6. "Best work life Balance"

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    Former Contractor - Senior Civil/Structural Engineer in Detroit, MI
    Former Contractor - Senior Civil/Structural Engineer in Detroit, MI
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Atkins as a contractor (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Friendly and multicultural working environment. Work life Balance.

    Cons

    No Job if not billable.


  7. "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Civil Engineer in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Senior Civil Engineer in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Atkins full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    -Get to work on large projects
    -A lot of room for growth
    -Competitive Salaries
    -Great depth of technical staff
    -Great environment and work-life balance

    Cons

    -Bureaucracy, policies, and procedures common of a very large company

    Advice to Management

    Make organizational structure flatter to reduce bureaucracy, policies, and procedures

  8. "Consultant/ Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Atkins part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for, they take care of everything that you could need and treat their employees very professionally.

    Cons

    As a part time employee at times it is difficult to move from project to project.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Coordinator in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Atkins full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Different flexible schedules, easy access to any necessary tool to perform the work. Good Benefits. Great co-workers. Reasonable salaries.

    Cons

    Lack of stability, poor communication between departments. IT not totally locally as used to be, is a disaster to deal with people in other county with sometimes is very hard to understand.

    Advice to Management

    Respect is the base of every relationship


  10. "Good Place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Atkins full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very good place to learn

    Cons

    Management needs to understand growth of employee


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