Wood Reviews

Updated Aug 3, 2020

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3.4
62%
Recommend to a Friend
72%
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Wood Chief Executive Robin Watson
Robin Watson
214 Ratings
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  • "Poor management, bad handover when people leave(in 11 reviews)

  • "Wood Group does not seem to understand what they bought in Amec Foster Wheeler and are making redundant/outsourcing their technology services(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Operator in Lafayette, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wood full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very loyal to their people

    Cons

    Sometimes hard to get a hold of office personel

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great work environment!"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant 

    I worked at Wood full-time

    Pros

    Autonomy. Flexibility. Professionalism. Great stable company.

    Cons

    Pay could be better. Lots of merges.


  3. "Cool projects, bad management and mentorship"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Geologist in Sacramento, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wood full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The projects are really awesome

    Cons

    Managers don't provide positive feedback or even constructive feedback. Tend to be sarcastic or just plain mean. Mommy track women and no women managers or mentors. Lack of diversity overall.

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  4. "Good for Automation Engineers"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Congressional Liaison in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company Environment is very good

    Cons

    Oil & Gas Industry market fluctuation affects business

  5. "Decent company, making changes"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Field Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Wood full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Pay, opportunity for more work, responsibility

    Cons

    Management, work hours, no specific job focus, hard work rewarded with more work

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  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Engineer 

    I have been working at Wood full-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours. Everyone worked as a team

    Cons

    Must be billable all the time

  7. "Good company to work for"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Wood full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexible, interesting work, good management

    Cons

    Pressure to be highly billable

  8. "Entry Level Geologist"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Professional I - Geologist in Oakland, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule, Overtime Pay, Cool Projects, Travel

    Cons

    Work Life Balance, Lack of Training/Development Structure

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  9. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - GIS Specialist in Katy, TX

    I have been working at Wood full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and great place to work

    Cons

    If you are a contract worker, then work availability is important for constant employment

  10. Helpful (2)

    "Growing Business"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wood part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people and great industry!

    Cons

    Work at AMEC Foster Wheel which was then acquired by Wood. Things seemed to go downhill after the acquisition.

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