Aker Solutions

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Aker Solutions Reviews

Updated 26 January 2015
Updated 26 January 2015
121 Reviews
3.6
121 Reviews
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Aker Solutions President and CEO Øyvind Eriksen
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • They work hard to live up to their core values and ensure that they have a good working environment (in 13 reviews)

  • Extremely good when it comes to work-life balance (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • All business units are not equally developed (in 3 reviews)

  • Constant change, management team is young and therefore inexperienced (in 3 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer III in Perth, Western Australia
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer III in Perth, Western Australia

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Aker Solutions employed a good number of people in their organisation which makes them superior and exception from others!

    Cons

    Nothing special. The company is looking to sell the major part to Jacobs engineering and again divided into Kvaerner and Aker Solutions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing special

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great Company and Benefits

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX (US)

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunity for growth, great benefits, friendly people, care about the environment, HSE knowledgeable

    Cons

    Disorganized at times, training was not very extensive, pay slightly lower than competitors

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    It was great!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Piping Engineer in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Piping Engineer in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Motivating, encouraging team leads. Supportive team members. Family work environment.

    Cons

    Long working hours, low pay compared to industry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please provide more opportunities to learn and grow for graduates

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Very good work environment!

    Current Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Tranby (Norway)
    Current Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Tranby (Norway)

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very good work environment
    Flexible working hours
    A great place to gain experience

    Cons

    Low salaries
    Bad food
    Far away from the city center

  6.  

    Senior Engineer-Systems engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Flat organization, no hierarchy
    -Excellent exposure to multi-cultural interaction

    Cons

    -Lack of aggression in strategy
    -Lack of experienced personnel to enable process improvement
    -Remuneration can be better in order to improve attrition of good personnel

  7.  

    HSE Director

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aker Solutions

    Pros

    Fantastic networking opportunities and access to one of the worlds largest oil and gas companies. Flexible working hours helps provide a work/life balance.

    Cons

    Its hard to progress within the company unless you leave then come back which in turn helps to promote a very competitive culture. The salaries are not the highest either.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company, good atmosphere

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Stavanger (Norway)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Stavanger (Norway)

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Iworked in IT departmenr, 3D simulators for several years
    - Good environment
    - God management
    - Very interesting projects

    Cons

    - Decisions made quite slowly
    - Sometimes hard to understand who you are reporting to

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Get feedbacks from regular people!
    - Listen to they every-day needs and problems!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Aker Provides a Relaxed Environment.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX (US)

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I Received an Excellent Salary.

    Cons

    HR insensitive to representing employees fairly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Utilize open communication and feedback.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good Place to work for Engg

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Pipe Stress Engineer in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Pipe Stress Engineer in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Working Environment and culture along with social activities,

    Cons

    Limited Previous project information in user/employee friendely format avaialble

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep your employee equal opportunity oriented attitude intact

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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