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AECOM

4.2
  • #2 in Construction & property services
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

AECOM Reviews

Based on 59 surveyed graduates working at AECOM. Read on to get an insider’s view on life as a graduate.
4.2
Based on 59 reviews

Pros & Cons

  • Flexibility to take time off
  • Diversity of work and all the people are great to work with. company seems to win lots of work
  • The opportunities afforded to me as a young engineer. Working with a great team of motivated professionals.
  • Multi discipline and international company
  • Flexible time and working arrangement, good working environment.
  • Be prepared for significant changes in processes and procedures. Although this can be viewed as a positive, as it is a reflection of the importance the company places on developing these.
  • Too many levels of management
  • Clunky Processes/Systems. the inertia that comes with a company of this scale
  • High pressure
  • The fluctuating working hours

What Insiders Say

6.3
Career Prospects
6.3
Career Prospects
Good work is always recognised and rewarded, they also encourage you to improve your skills constantly so you can move upwards easily
8.2
Corporate Social Responsibility
8.2
Corporate Social Responsibility
CSR initiatives include sponsorship of Engineers without borders, Smith Family, plus matching employee donations to disaster relief appeals, Movember etc. They organise shuttles to red cross blood donation and facilitate pre-tax charity donations
8.1
Culture
8.1
Culture
Overall a good culture and a strong work ethic. Plenty of after work functions and socializing.
9
Diversity
9
Diversity
Our office is diverse, with diverse education backgrounds. Our department perhaps has the most even gender split in the company.
8.1
Satisfaction
8.1
Satisfaction
I assist my team on urban development projects by managing and arranging site visits, managing stakeholder information in a database, managing project inboxes and telephone lines, writing communications material and organising events.
8
Management
8
Management
As a new graduate, I do not yet have a lot of experience with this. However, I have so far found my managers to be very approachable and they have helped significantly with the transition between university and work.
8.8
Office Work Environment
8.8
Office Work Environment
Impressive facilities, clean, good space ratio, office locations spread regionally and in capital cities
8.2
Recruitment
8.2
Recruitment
Several stages of application - resume, online tasks, face-to-face interview. Why I was interested in the industry, what were my career aims, what management style did I like. I recommend researching how the company will suit your work style, look at expansion past your skills at present and how the company will help you achieve their goals and your personal goals.
7.1
Salary
7.1
Salary
Pay rises can be based on time progression rather than performance sometimes. I received moving allowance when I first started. Also you regularly get work/hire cars to drive during the week. Living away from home allowance when working away are reasonable.
7.3
Training
7.3
Training
There is limited formal training. There is excellent informal technical training on the job. Most teams also have a semi-structured program of knowledge sharing, discussing lessons learned from current and past jobs.
7.7
Work Hours
7.7
Work Hours
45 to 50 hours per week. reasonable
7.7
Sustainability