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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 133 AECOM Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.8
Growth Opportunities
3.4
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.2
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
3.9
Way You Work
4.0
Work Setting
3.8
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"Boyle Engineering is a very professional and well managed company. I was very impressed."
Posted 12 years ago
Site Inspector

"AECOM Inc. was a good company to work for on contract."

What do you like about working at AECOM?

"Good project leadership and field support. Fair wages and payments."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be honest and know your field of work."

What don't you like about working at AECOM?

"ALL was Good, the people in the office, reception, documentation all good."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get more projects that would requiring rehiring me and more consultants."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Equipment Services Project Manager

What do you like about working at AECOM?

"Lots of work, high profile projects, steady career progression, lots of leash."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be prepared for the long haul; if you're coming from a corporate environment, you'll probably do ok - otherwise yikes."

What don't you like about working at AECOM?

"AECOM has amalgamated a number of legacy companies, with little regard for integrating the management, staff and policies that made the former companies great. We're left with an overbearing corporate bureaucracy that makes promises and plans, with little follow up."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Simplify organizational structure, recognize different business cultures, empower mid managers and project managers with authority to run projects as necessary."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Graphic Designer

What do you like about working at AECOM?

"Builds the community and tries to help the environment. Always changing."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be excited about developing and protecting your local community - it will be what you do every day."

What don't you like about working at AECOM?

"Tremendous amounts of change. 5 departments in 4 years, 11 bosses in in 9 years."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would modernize more of our systems and remove the roadblocks (people) that limit innovation and change."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Information Systems Project Manager

"Great place to work!!"

What do you like about working at AECOM?

"The People are the heart and sole of AECOM INC."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Have a cover letter and be confident. Make eye contact."

What don't you like about working at AECOM?

"I liked everything about the company. I would work their forever if not for the structure changes."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would suggest they look at their client base and offer more innnovative solutions."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior CAD Designer

What do you like about working at AECOM?

"I enjoy working on a design team with great people. It's gratifying to work with people all over the world on important projects. AECOM has a strong commitment to setting industry standards for client services."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"In order to work with this company, it's important to be able to work well with people. One of the strong value's we have is the involvement of working as a team. This means everyone should have excellent skills in their profession and communicate with others."

What don't you like about working at AECOM?

"I don't have any negative comments about my company. However I'm disappointed that it seems we've lost focus on the clients in our region. Most of the projects I've worked on in the past few years have been with different offices in other regions."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"A major suggestion for management is to regain a strong focus for a smaller client base. My opinion is that we've don't bother working with clients unless it offers top design fees."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Transportation Engineer

"Magnificent, informative, inspiring and growth oriented"

What do you like about working at AECOM?

"Team of intelligent and cooperative people having a common goal of delivering quality work and make a name for themselves and for the company in this competitive business of civil engineering"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Yes, be true to yourself what you want from the opportunity and find out a way to grow with the companies growth and give back to the society"

What don't you like about working at AECOM?

"Lack of enthusiasm, lack of drive and not in alignment with companies vision of being successful from time to time"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Provide training for new technology and management skills, motivation to the employees with weekly or monthly motivational programs and make them believe everyday to work something significantly important for the company, for them and ultimately for the society"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Recruiter

"Excellent experience working as contract recruiter in the Middle East."

What do you like about working at AECOM?

"Very systematic way of recruiting. Daily routine was predictable and very smooth."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be thoroughly prepared to give a self evaluation of past experience, in particular, your strengths."

What don't you like about working at AECOM?

"Limited upward mobility. Very stable company but too top heavy."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"More timely communication. A little more of a support system would be highly appreciated."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Administrative Assistant

"This was a horrible experience"

What do you like about working at AECOM?

"I didn't this was a just a job for me"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Make sure you don't come with new ideas they may not be heard here"

What don't you like about working at AECOM?

"I didn't like that the company didn;t honor certain holidays and not open to changes"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would suggest that management take a diversity course to expand their horizons"

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Field Engineer

"Project oriented staffing, no lifetime employment"

What do you like about working at AECOM?

"Exposure to interesting and complex construction projects due to company size"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Make sure you hire into a long term project with a good team"

What don't you like about working at AECOM?

"They do not promote from within and don't offer professional growth opportunities"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep the good apples and throw out the moldy ones"

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Engineer

"Abusive environment at AECOM"

What do you like about working at AECOM?

"Some colleagues were OK. Building was well presented and centrally located."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Don't work for AECOM under any circumstances unless you like feeling abused, unappreciated undervalued, undermined, threatened and insecure. Don't believe anything they say about it being a great place to work. It isn't. It's a taste of hell. There are plenty of alternatives."

What don't you like about working at AECOM?

"Backstabbing, evil, thieving, abusive, lying people who take credit for the work of others. Corrupt and incompetent management. Constant harrassment about utilization. Promotion of bullies and dishonest managers. Pack of wolves."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Take complaints about bullying seriously and don't promote such people. Value technical expertise instead of utilization."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Technical Support Specialist

"Fulfilling, fast paced, happy to work for a company that does good work globally"

What do you like about working at AECOM?

"Good environment and good people a basically stable company who provides good services to people and the environment"

What don't you like about working at AECOM?

"Getting laid off after 10 years holiday events with no spouses allowed"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Follow through with promised training, I have no other suggestions"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Equipment Services Project Manager

"Largest design firm in US with experiences to travel internationally"

What do you like about working at AECOM?

"Able to manage and multi-tasking meeting clients (Irvine Company), travel for international projects."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"You need to be top of the class to work for this company, but welling to learn is always a key to success in any company"

What don't you like about working at AECOM?

"like everything except not able to use connections I have in Asia countries"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"EDAW is a great company for learning in many areas, only suggestion would be to provide more real world construction experiences."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Equipment Services Project Manager

"broad experience in different aspects of construction"

What do you like about working at AECOM?

"they are a close niche company, with easy assets to upper managelent."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"When someone goes in for an interview with Tishman, just be himself, be honest, and straightforward."

What don't you like about working at AECOM?

"they tend to not value training such as OSHA, and other construction related fields."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"they should provide more seminars to their employees in safety, and others"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Project Engineer

"Project engineering and management of three post closure landfills."

What do you like about working at AECOM?

"Good mix of project opportunities for a professional engineer. Wide challenges"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"None that I can think of. The company is still in the process of consolidating the purchase of several companies. Colton office was closed down and staff moved to Ontario."

What don't you like about working at AECOM?

"Company was sold to a larger Company resulting in drastic changes in culture."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Provide clear non-management tracks for advancement that is achievable by mid career engineers."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Executive Administrator

What do you like about working at AECOM?

"The people I worked with and the clientele. I met and worked with such a diverse group of people, and I am social so that was great."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"This company is now over 60,000 strong and I would make them aware that it is a large corporation rather than a smaller business."

What don't you like about working at AECOM?

"I didn't enjoy sitting at a desk all day. I like being able to move about freely but I'm well aware that most positions require time behind a desk."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The only request I would have is to give positive reinforcement when possible. It's amazing what a thank you can do to make your day better."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

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Is AECOM a good company to work for?

AECOM has an overall rating of 3.9 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 133 AECOM Review Ratings left anonymously by AECOM employees, which is equal to the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 90% of employees would recommend working at AECOM.

Does AECOM pay their employees well?

AECOM employees earn $65,000 annually on average, or $31 per hour, which is 2% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 88 AECOM employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find AECOM Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at AECOM?

90% of employees would recommend working at AECOM with the overall rating of 3.9 out of 5. Employees also rated AECOM 3.8 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.9 for Rewards You Receive, 3.4 for Growth Opportunities and 3.9 for support you get.

What are the pros and cons of working at AECOM?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at AECOM to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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