Fluor Reviews

Updated 6 August 2014
Updated 6 August 2014
405 Reviews

3.8
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Pros
  • 9 day fortnight is supposed to make your work/life balance perfect (in 15 reviews)

  • The working environment at company is very good and better than most of the competitors in the market (in 17 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management is too disconnected from project employees and mid-level management (in 11 reviews)

  • Big Company mentality sometimes, too many Chiefs (in 10 reviews)

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  1.  

    Project Controls, Risk Management

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    Current Employee - Lead Cost Engineer  in  Perth, Western Australia
    Current Employee - Lead Cost Engineer in Perth, Western Australia

    I have been working at Fluor full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Excellent work environment, Team-work, values, everyone is passionate to work in Fluor

    Cons

    Not applicable to Fluor. No Cons if someone is looking for best employer, Fluor is one

    Recommends
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  2.  

    One of the best companies to work for

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fluor for more than 10 years

    Pros

    They promote women in the industry. Recognize their abilities, enhance them.

    Cons

    They work off of "requisition" or invitation only

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  3.  

    Fluor is one of the best companies to work for.

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager O&M  in  Point Comfort, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager O&M in Point Comfort, TX (US)

    I have been working at Fluor full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    There is an incredible amount of freedom to work your specialty and contribute to teams that are focused on the customer's success.

    Cons

    There are some sites where Fluor standards and values are not always conveyed effectively through local management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consolidate and franchise every aspect of the Fluor experience t every site and help the teams develop and succeed. Never leave a site team without the proper supervision and leadership.

    Recommends
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  5.  

    Great

    Former Employee - Cashier  in  Garland, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Cashier in Garland, TX (US)

    I worked at Fluor part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful Leadership and excellent benefits.

    Cons

    No Challenges to speak of.

  6.  

    Great company to work for.

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    Former Employee - Piping Designer  in  Irvine, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Piping Designer in Irvine, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    Great work environment. Great employee conveniences. Great managers and supervisors.

    Cons

    cyclical business. Projects, contracts and jobs come and go.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more money!

    Recommends
  7.  

    Working at Fluor was a great experience. I worked with smart people. There were no slackers.

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    Former Employee - Senior Developer  in  Greenville, SC (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Developer in Greenville, SC (US)

    I worked at Fluor full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The best thing about working with Fluor is stability. I worked there for 14 years as a CONTRACTOR!

    Cons

    They used to have some perks available to contractors, but they quick that over 10 years ago.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring back some perks for the Contractors. I used to love going to the July 4th celebration. You no longer invite the contractors who are a huge part of the success of the company.

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  8.  

    I was thoroughly supported in every role I took on and learned the most I had at any job thusfar.

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    Former Employee - Procurement Specialist  in  Whiting, IN (US)
    Former Employee - Procurement Specialist in Whiting, IN (US)

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

    Pros

    Diverse working environment, room for promotion, multitude of learning platforms, ability to travel, a conglomerate, and friendly management.

    Cons

    Delays of work because of government or politics, insurance nor 401K not company matched, insurance very expensive and deducted weekly

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Preservation Manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fluor

    Pros

    The ability to put 2 thru 10,000 professional individuals together, across the globe, who have never even met, and manage the construction of multi-million to multi-billion dollar construction projects.
    Sound business plan and governance.
    The opportunity for growth utilizing the many mentors available and the Fluor University online learning center.
    The ability to go to different projects and perform in different roles because of the way Fluor utilizes their Project Procedures Manual, PPM, the Project Execution Plan, PEP and the Site Quality Manual.
    Diversity and Inclusion.
    The ability to "cross train" into different areas of expertise.
    Excellent Management programs give provides excellent opportunities for advancement.

    Cons

    Not so much a con, but if you choose to work "in the field," you will spend your career traveling, both domestic and abroad.
    As we like to call ourselves, the "Traveling Band of Gypsies."

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Never forget that the least significant job on a project means the world to the person performing that job. To both their self esteem and that of their family.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Best Company ever!!!

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    Current Employee - Engineering Technician I - Intern
    Current Employee - Engineering Technician I - Intern

    I have been working at Fluor as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    I have the best manager in the world. I should say it. He always give credits to my work. He neither keeps any restrictions nor force me to go in a particular direction.
    Good Pay.
    Endless Opportunities.
    Consider Interns for full time positions.

    Cons

    The background departments are really confusing. You need to contact at least 5 people if you had some issue regarding pay roll. etc.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There should be something like a Interns meet, so that they can share the knowledge they gained throughout the period.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great company... Had a really pleasant experience...

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Fluor

    Pros

    Challenging projects. Has a good work culture. People are very helpful. Would highly recommend it to any structural engineer.

    Cons

    Big company..So growth slower as compared to a small firm.. But, I think pros far outweigh the cons..

    Recommends
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