Arup Employee Reviews about "interesting projects"

Updated Jan 24, 2021

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Alan Belfield
328 Ratings
Pros
  • "great engineers and excellent working environment(in 109 reviews)

  • "Exciting and interesting projects to work on(in 102 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours expected from staff which is often not directly compensated for(in 91 reviews)

  • "Only work-life balance need to manage(in 58 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Consultant

      Jun 29, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Global thinkers, good learning and development environment Interesting projects

      Cons

      Poor paymasters Risk averse Bulky process and slow thinking

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great Company

      Jan 18, 2021 - Lead Engineer-Mechanical in Nottingham, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Exciting and interesting projects to work on.

      Cons

      Work load can out weigh rewards at times.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good learning environment for young engineers

      Jan 24, 2021 - Engineer in Singapore
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      + Good learning opportunities through interesting projects. + Strong knowledge sharing culture. + Fun colleagues and workplace.

      Cons

      - Low salary for entry and mid-level positions. - Career progression is slower for technical specialists compared to project managers. - "Values" or "Strategy" often mentioned at the leadership level, but does not translate to actionable plans at the working level.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great graduate experience

      Jan 12, 2021 - Graduate Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Excellent working environment Friendly and helpful team Interesting Projects

      Cons

      No Cons at the moment

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    5. 5.0
      Former Temporary Employee

      Arup

      Jan 10, 2021 - Student in Edinburgh, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Keen to help me develop my experience, very interesting projects.

      Cons

      Can't think of any major cons. It can be scary joining as a summer student as you do not have as much of an induction as you do as a graduate.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      General review

      Jan 9, 2021 - Engineer in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Opportunities to work on interesting projects Working with great people Great company values

      Cons

      Can end up needing to work long hours during busy times to meet deadlines.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Contractor

      Excellent

      Dec 7, 2020 - Freelance Video Editor in London, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      interesting projects with flexible deadlines

      Cons

      low pay community channel based product

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    8. 5.0
      Former Intern

      Arup intern

      Nov 30, 2020 - Structural Engineering Intern in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good company culture and interesting projects

      Cons

      Shortened duration due to COVID-19

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great guys to work with

      Nov 10, 2020 - Structural Technician in Leeds, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Profit share Interesting Projects Always learning International mobility

      Cons

      Salary - barely improves no matter how hard you work no progression

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Working life

      Nov 17, 2020 - Transaction Specialist in London, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Interesting projects, kind people, flexible, good work life balance.

      Cons

      Promotions and pay rise procedure not flexible enough to reward hard work and delivering on projects.

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