AECOM Reviews

Updated 21 October 2014
Updated 21 October 2014
855 Reviews
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AECOM President & CEO Michael S. Burke
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great opportunities to work in different offices internationally (in 27 reviews)

  • The work-life balance is good with the alternative work week program and pay is reasonable (in 24 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior Management only cares about shareholders, not employees (in 58 reviews)

  • The upper management is not connected with the people actually doing the work (in 48 reviews)

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  1.  

    More opportunity to achieve in carrier

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AECOM

    Pros

    I worked in AECOM for 6 years in Afghanistan. I promoted few times. It has good reputation from U.S army government. Learning place for anyone who Eagers to learning.

    Cons

    Some department has management people has less compent and higher management does not correct that.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Employees need more training and manager position people need to professional.

  2.  

    enriching

    Former Employee - Environmental Engineer in New Delhi
    Former Employee - Environmental Engineer in New Delhi

    I worked at AECOM full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    projects, exposure, leadership, colleagues, training

    Cons

    work life balance, variety of projects, travel

  3.  

    Great experience and a good team to work with!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant I in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Former Employee - Consultant I in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I worked at AECOM full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    1. Decent salary and ontime disbursal of payments.
    2. Great place to work and learn
    3. Extremely friendly environment and good mentoring
    4. Great projects to work on
    5. Appreciation of performance

    Cons

    1. Expect long hours and work-over weekends at times

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1. Need to hire more higher quality professionals

    Recommends
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  5. 3 people found this helpful  

    Very bad for Junior Level Engineers in Aecom India Transportation department.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at AECOM full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Global Brand image of Aecom is the only benefit for an employee

    Cons

    No training and development, no recognition and favoritism especially in Transportation Department, very reluctant to adopt and follow well designed Aecom policies.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Overall a good company.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer I in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Engineer I in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at AECOM full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    good and friendly working environment.

    Cons

    I think there is no downside of the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    nothing

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good till now.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Specialist in New Delhi
    Current Employee - Project Specialist in New Delhi

    I have been working at AECOM full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good Balance of work-time while working here

    Cons

    Less Cultural activities in IND- Delhi regions specially.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Preety good, but too much of office politics, Marketing is required

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at AECOM full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Maximum effeciency, Good exposure, Depending on the manager good career oppurtunity

    Cons

    Stability is less, Too much office politics

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Transperacy is less, some of the old once are not allowing space for the new once

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  9.  

    Working in AECOM is an opportunity to grow as an effective professional.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Environmental Planner in New Delhi
    Current Employee - Environmental Planner in New Delhi

    I have been working at AECOM full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    AECOM is one of the most ethical companies of world, an EPC environment.
    Providing most effective and technical solutions.
    Employee first core values.

    Cons

    i have not seen any con yet in the organization.
     job security.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Utilize the effectiveness of employees, Create a more friendly working Environment and give Space.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Taxing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Landscape Designer in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Landscape Designer in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at AECOM

    Pros

    Great people to work with, good projects, high aspirations

    Cons

    Bossy management, Micromanaging bosses, inefficient work culture

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Decentralise the decision making process, appoint more experience people who are given the authority to take important decisions

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    A great opportunity for an entry-level position in government contracting that can lead to management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Team Leader
    Current Employee - Team Leader

    I have been working at AECOM full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great team, excellent benefits, lots of opportunities for growth and development, incredible willingness to invest in employees, consistent communication from management and executive leadership

    Cons

    Starting pay is on the low end, contractors do not enjoy all of the same benefits as corporate employees, OneSource is a horrible, yet unavoidable, platform, HR hoops make it difficult to remove problem employees, competing corporate and client demands can result in several hours of overtime/week

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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