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Atkins Reviews

Updated Jul 17, 2014
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3.2 133 reviews

81% Approve of the CEO

Atkins CEO Uwe Krueger

Uwe Krueger

(52 ratings)

61% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Experiece of major projects, good work life balance, good senior level enagement(in 17 reviews)

  • It is one of the best design company in the world with diverse working environment and really good design team(in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • No career development during my 3 years at the company (This was during GFC)(in 4 reviews)

  • Low pay except for senior management(in 4 reviews)

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    A Very Good Company to Work For.

    Senior CAD Technician (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsVery good working culture, timing, co-workers standards, this is a company to work for.

    ConsLots of seminars , training programs both personal and technicial for all levels of employee. good annual hikes.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDo not let this management go to any indians hand, untill British handles, it will be good enough to growth.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good place to work

    Aerospace Intern (Former Employee) Bangalore

    ProsCan be a place to learn new methods and practices

    ConsLine management needs to be improved, schedule of work needs to be more balanced. personal growth in the company is slow.

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    Good company to work with

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood Work life balance and nice working condition

    ConsNo Equal playground for employees.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    "A good company who want to relax and spend their retirement." - An Engineer who has been with the company 3 years

    Engineer (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsRelaxed environment, flexible leaves, extraordinary pay for CAD technicians, no work for Managers & Team leaders(Senior staff), no need to worry about lay off, free vegetable lunch, lunch break for an hour.

    ConsHR's from below average B-Schools and they think they are the top management (Please not that only the HR Director and HR head are from elite B-Schools), Engineers are under paid, Salary discrepancy between engineers in the same grade/level, absolutely no technical work or projects, UK dependent for projects, qualified engineers asked to do data entry related work, hardworking staff are not rewarded whereas staff who 'kiss up' have better prospects of promotions & salary hikes, Indian management not capable of taking any responsibility relating to projects and staff remuneration, there is no dispute management, staff harassment's are not handled & sorted, no appreciation for smart work but for staff who stays late and does nothing at the end of the day, Senior level staff lack technical capabilities, sympathy bonus & hikes for married staff(apparently married people are the only ones with actual expenditure), religion biased.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease be self dependent and it is important to be competitive in the Indian market during project bids, handle staff related issues well, reward staff who actually work hard, increase technical capability in the teams through training's and encourage good projects, recruit technically capable senior staff specific to the particular discipline, reduce dependency on the UK projects.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Not good for salary and career growth

    Graduate Engineer Trainee (Current Employee) Bangalore

    Prosthe best reason to work here are
    no knowledge required
    no restriction on timing
    good atmosphere
    good people to work with
    simple policies on leave

    ConsClever policies to trap you
    no future forecast of work
    you can be fired any time
    less salary
    salary contain so many variable component
    quality of work is not good

    Advice to Senior Managementthe policy of getting best people at cheapest rate is not possible by the way, so you should not mix these two things either get cheaper people or the best people.
    forecast the work with some more efficiency.
    Improve your policies regarding salary. you can not be clever with your own employee. they understand the purpose of every policy you make.
    Never recruit people from IITs and NITs, You simply can not afford them.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Graduate Engineer for 2 years

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsNice Colleagues, Work culture and ethics, Decent Projects, decent pay compared to the workload.

    ConsUnqualified HR, Indian Senior Management - who doesn't want to take risk, Unpredictable workload, Slow career and monetary growth.

    Advice to Senior ManagementRecruit Proper HR personnel for India- who at least have heard about Engineering. Cut down unnecessary and lavish expenditure in office premises.Look into the popular belief of corruption and take action.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent place to start your career

    Junior Architect (Former Employee) Bangalore

    ProsGreat exposure for me as a beginner. As they hire only the best, you get the chance to work with the best. Surrounded by smart people changes you for good. Atkins takes up only large corporate projects only, so if you want to get hands on experience working on a large scale project manged through international best practices, there is no other place other than Atkins.

    ConsMoving up is slow. Compensation is based on a standard scale linked to your job title. Sometimes feels like a govt. office for this reason.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCompensate young aspiring worker handsomely if you want them to stay and add value to your company.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    No future for IT professionals

    SSE (Former Employee) Bangalore

    ProsExcellent Company for CIVIL and Aerospace, excellent work life balance.

    ConsNo future for IT. No projects and incompetent offshore project management staff. Too much of office politics.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHave some sensible IT management staff for Bangalore office.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Project Manager (Current Employee) Bangalore

    Prosgood projests, good package, excellent future

    Consmanagement controlled, no foreign trip

    Advice to Senior Managementgood projests, good package, excellent future

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Ok

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood work experience for freshers, good training resources

    ConsPoor retention policy, poor pay but this is applicable only to its Indian offices. Otherwise, Atkins is a great company to work for!

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease try to retain your employees

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