AECOM Reviews

Updated 30 September 2014
Updated 30 September 2014
829 Reviews
2.6
829 Reviews
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AECOM President & CEO Michael S. Burke
Michael S. Burke
70 Ratings

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
  • horrible company to with a lot of senior management that do not care about thier employees (in 58 reviews)

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

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great experience and a good team to work with!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant I  in  Gurgaon, Haryana
    Former Employee - Consultant I in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I worked at AECOM full-time for less than a 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
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

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

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    Current Employee - Engineer  in  Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at AECOM full-time for more than a 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
  3.  

    Overall a good company.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer I  in  Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Engineer I in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at AECOM full-time for more than a 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
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  5.  

    Good till now.

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    • 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 for less than a 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
  6.  

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

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    • 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 for less than a 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
  7.  

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

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Environmental Planner  in  New Delhi
    Current Employee - Environmental Planner in New Delhi

    I have been working at AECOM full-time for less than a 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
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Taxing

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    • 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
  9.  

    Interesting work but interesting management.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Melbourne (Australia)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne (Australia)

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

    Pros

    Wide variety of work on interesting projects. Most people were really friendly and helped out in times of need. Made several good friendships over my time there.

    Cons

    Difficult relationship with technical lead that management did little to solve despite it being something that other people raised.
    APIC project management system was terrible.
    Bureaucracy of a large company was difficult to deal with at times.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    My time at AECOM has been professionally challenging.

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    Current Employee - Proposal Manager  in  Fort Worth, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Proposal Manager in Fort Worth, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    Great boss, good compensation, and a pretty open atmosphere.

    Cons

    I would like the division I work for to employ better and more modern technology tools.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would recommend investing in newer technology.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Okay place to start

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    Current Employee - Junior Project Manager  in  Chelmsford, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Junior Project Manager in Chelmsford, MA (US)

    I have been working at AECOM as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Given room to breathe on projects

    Cons

    Not much room to move

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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