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Amec Foster Wheeler Reviews

Updated 2 Jan 2020

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3.5
63%
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79%
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Amec Foster Wheeler Chief Executive Officer  Jonathan Lewis (no image)
Jonathan Lewis
114 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Undergoing regular upheaval as Amec attempts to integrate Foster Wheeler (prior to current Wood Group takeover)(in 32 reviews)

  • "Poor senior management in place(in 31 reviews)

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  1. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    This is a company that will support your personal development and provide you with global exposure.

    Cons

    It's big and can sometime be bureaucratic.

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    Amec Foster Wheeler2015-04-13
  2. "Good pay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Worked in the middle east, good pay

    Cons

    13 hour work day. No life

    Amec Foster Wheeler2017-09-14
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Maintenance And Reliability"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    The company is firm but fair and has been very understanding on this tight climate

    Cons

    There is still to much middle management resulting in too much overhead

    Amec Foster Wheeler2017-03-02
  4. "Challenging place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bulimba
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Positive engaging company, strong employer brand. Lots of opportunities for career advancement specifically international postings.

    Cons

    Company is facing challenges due to limited work in the Oil and Gas industry and a slowdown in the resources sector which has lead to waves of redundancies. This has created an adverse culture within the company

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    Amec Foster Wheeler2016-03-18
  5. Helpful (3)

    "Crap place to work"

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     in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amec Foster Wheeler

    Pros

    Used to be a great company, plenty of buzz, work going on, bought out Unidel and company is going down, not a nice place, too many "boys club" type attitudes

    Cons

    Down turn in market, everyone is waiting around for the "tap on the shoulder" and their see you later $$$$.. Not healthy, no one cares anymore

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    Amec Foster Wheeler2015-10-27
  6. Helpful (3)

    "AMEC Brisbane Mining, Oil & Gas"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Compensation slightly better than others in the industry

    Cons

    Incompetent management who wouldn't have a chance of surviving in a better managed company. Employees are rewarded not on their performance, but by the relationships they have with the management.

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    Amec Foster Wheeler2013-07-12
  7. "Process Engineer, Work at Amec Foster Wheeler"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Good technical knowledge, Team environment, Good guidance

    Cons

    Low salary at the beginning, food can be improved

    Amec Foster Wheeler2019-12-24
  8. "work culture in the company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    nice learning culture. client visit and site visit

    Cons

    too much work pressure during peak with support

    Amec Foster Wheeler2019-12-19
  9. "Amec foster wheeler"

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    Former Employee - Structural Design in Calgary, AB

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It was a big team-oriented company.

    Cons

    runs with Waterfall product management system

    Amec Foster Wheeler2020-01-02
  10. "Below average Pay, Good work life balance"

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    Former Employee - Cost Engineer in Tucker, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance at the project site, which is atypical

    Cons

    Below industry-average salary compared to the competition

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    Amec Foster Wheeler2019-12-12

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