AECOM Reviews

Updated 25 Jan 2021

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AECOM CEO Troy Rudd
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  • "Upper management doesn’t ever know what is going on below them(in 170 reviews)

  • "High bureaucracy as expected from a large company(in 137 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Project Manager in Canberra

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    flexible, work where you want

    Cons

    not loads of money and big time commitment

  2. "Salary"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Consultant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Project is very good and you can learn a lot

    Cons

    Salary is a bit low


  3. "."

    4.0
    Current Employee - Civil Engineer in Brisbane

    I have been working at AECOM full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Large, interesting projects and nice offices

    Cons

    Long hours and mediocre pay

  4. "Typical of a large engineering firm"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Sydney

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Large company with multiple engineering disciplines which allows for opportunity to work in different area and on different projects.

    Cons

    There's a culture of cost saving and efficiency that don't really promote great engineering standards.

  5. "Salary review"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Principal Engineer 

    I worked at AECOM full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Opportunities for growth, diversity of projects, good team

    Cons

    Too many projects at times

  6. "Good Work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Technical Officer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AECOM part-time

    Pros

    Lots of good and interesting work

    Cons

    not the best on salary

  7. "Good people, poor leadership"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Project Controller 

    I worked at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Lots of smart people to work with and learn from

    Cons

    Lack of organization direction, which leads to missed opportunities

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good for learning, Dont expect to be paid much"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Graduate Structural Engineer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at AECOM full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good development and exposure to multiple projects

    Cons

    Low remuneration and stingy on catering

  9. "Average company"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Plenty of work to keep staff busy.

    Cons

    Below average pay even for Senior team members.

  10. "Good experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Environmental Consultant in Sydney

    I worked at AECOM full-time

    Pros

    Great people and interesting projects

    Cons

    Big corporate. Otherwise a good workplace.

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