AECOM
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www.aecom.com Los Angeles, CA 5000+ Employees

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11 people found this helpful  

Endless, Slow Downward Slide

Environmental Scientist (Former Employee)

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

ProsCoworkers are generally professional, likable, and friendly.
Willing to offer flexible schedules; good about avoiding excessive individual workloads.
Support staff (nonprofessional) tend to be very helpful and caring; however this trait is quickly dissipating over time.
Good opportunities to learn, get training, and try new tasks and various projects.

ConsHorrendous pay with a laughable [minimum] yearly raise and sub-par benefits.
Frequently lay-off employees due to light workload ... and then look to hire again without any reason or improvement in workload.
Have no qualms about firing/laying-off workers just in time for holidays.
Huge disparity in work consistency and quality between offices; offices are extremely resistant to sharing work with each other.
Poor quality control in outgoing/final documents (grammar, spelling, etc.).
Immense disparity about operational procedures and quality between offices. Upper management (office/department/program managers, etc.) on the west coast is downright horrible to work for/with, with a tendency to be lazy, whereas midwest upper management is much better. Lower level workers are generally good quality throughout.
H&S program is becoming suffocating to field personnel, causing field activities to suffer.
Increasing trend of project managers not managing their projects, delegating duties to others. What exactly are they managing?!

Advice to Senior ManagementStop acquiring companies and absorbing them into AECOM. Instead, work on improving the current company and its operations.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Glen Allen, VA (US)

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


Pros: If I think of any I will let you know. Cons: I work in finance. If you think the main line employees are treated like crap non business line employees don't even exist as people.… Advice to Senior Management: Walk in front of a bus. And don't forget… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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It was better than unemployment, but only slightly

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Yellowknife, YT (Canada)

I worked at AECOM full-time for more than a year


Pros: It provided me with experience, albeit very limited in scope,… Cons: Aside from saving his own hide, all my manager cared about was padding his retirement fund. Aside from saving her own hide, all the next… Advice to Senior Management: Either retire or smarten up. Listen to your employees. Since… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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