Arup Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Jan 9, 2021

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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. 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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    2. 4.0
      Former Intern, less than 1 year

      One of the top engineering consultancies

      Jan 8, 2021 - Summer Intern 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Lots to do and lots to learn. People working there are really kind and happy to answer questions.

      Cons

      Long hours even as an intern.

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    3. 5.0
      Former Intern

      Overall experience

      Dec 5, 2020 - Intern in Singapore
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Ample growth opportunities Great work culture

      Cons

      Long working hours Lack of work life balance

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Arup culture

      Dec 16, 2020 - Consultant in Singapore
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      awesome environment and culture for career growth

      Cons

      The pay is too low for the amount of work that we need to do. Due to the lack of senior staff, the juniors have to step up to do the JD of seniors but with Junior pay. Severely underpaid and long hours.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Intern, less than 1 year

      Great employer

      Nov 29, 2020 - Internship in Amsterdam
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good experience in all areas of engineering

      Cons

      Long hours but this reduces with time and work efficiency

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Advisor for LATAM region

      Nov 24, 2020 - Regional Security Advisor in London, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Extremely good work culture and environment

      Cons

      Long hours, big responsibilities, office location

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good atmosphere

      Dec 8, 2020 - Graduate Engineer in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Friendly colleagues and peers lots of resources lots of big projects lots of opportunities to grow your skills and netowrk

      Cons

      Long working hours Seniors are difficult to communicate with (My team only)

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great to work with

      Dec 3, 2020 - Electrical Engineer in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Good Helthcare - Possibility to work worldwide

      Cons

      - Low pay - Long hours

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Nov 18, 2020 - Engineering Co-Op in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Nice benefits provided by company

      Cons

      Long hours due to short staff and others

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good company

      Nov 30, 2020 - Graduate Planner in Cardiff, Wales, Wales
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Exciting projects and good opportunities

      Cons

      Long hours, heavy workload, high expectations

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