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Excellent company to work and learn
CAD Draughtsman (Full-time) (Former Employee) –  DubaiMarch 26, 2019
The World's No.1 design company.
Excellent Mangement.
Opportunity to learn new software.
Peaceful atmosphere to work.
Great culture
No more workload and pressure.
Good salary and perks.
Weekly gathering to announce the new projects and progress and food served.
Pros
Overall Great and excellent
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It is a amazing company
Senior Site Architect (Former Employee) –  DubaiMarch 26, 2019
Best company to work. Better opportunities and more learning. Opportunities to work on big projects and deal with good clients. Good respect of the employee and discipline.
Pros
Best culture
Cons
Office politics
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3.0
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productive
Consultant (Former Employee) –  Abu DhabiMarch 14, 2019
working hours typical.
I learned slip form cast concrete.
friendly management.
multicultural workplace.
overload work sometimes.
company calibrating time.
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4.0
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Recommend to work in AECOM
Principal Transport Engineer (Former Employee) –  Abu Dhabi, UAEMarch 6, 2019
I worked in AECOM for more than 8 years and the work atmosphere and management was great. AECOM mentoring and employee development program helps employees to progress.
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High level experience
PQP-Engineer Structural (Current Employee) –  Abu DhabiJanuary 31, 2019
Sustainability (ESTIDAMA) works construction rating stage (Material submittals review, U-value calculations, Monitoring & follow up the contractor to achieve the pearl credits as per project specs.
Attending ESTIDAMA meetings with the client & contractor.
Reading and understanding the package contract documents, detailed drawings, specifications, and health and safety measures, together with any associated updates.
Ensuring the contractor(s) are complying with the standards and specifications of the contract documents through observation, measurements, and testing as well as tracking quality assurance progress.
Maintaining records of the contractor manpower and equipment daily resources.
Structural & Architectural drawings review.
Apply and implement all quality controls and quality procedures of the site.
Prepare any site measurements and surveying checks needed by the leader
Monitoring conformance to quality, performance, and/or code requirements by performing inspection duties.
Monitor Health and Safety of the construction works and report on violations
Managing all the LVRs & TVRs for the tenant’s fit out (WIRs, MIRs, MSTs, Submittals, site activities..)
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Work hard to get recognized
Mechanical Engineer (Current Employee) –  Abu DhabiNovember 11, 2018
Working in this company is a challenge. Company must provide a good numeration package as per category. Company should provide good insurance facilities to its staff including the families.
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Fun place with great planning team
Principal Director, Design and Planning (Former Employee) –  DubaiSeptember 15, 2018
- Great team with wide range of skills.
- Challenging Clients and projects types.
- Fun and feels like home.
- PDR process and development program.
- Training and career development.
- Projects types and collaboration.
- Management and leadership support needs improvements.
- HR needs a lot of improvements.
- Fair benefits for staff.
- Good benefits for management and leadership with profit sharing.
- Top edge technology.
- Facilities well equipped with good operations.
- good office culture with team work.
- Good market share.
- You will learn a lot on daily basis due to the type of projects, challenges and deadlines.
- Quality of planning work is cutting edge that exceeds any other competitor in the market.
- Design and planning work culture is fun and interesting with a lot to learn from senior leaders in the business.
- Good graduate program with a lot of support.
- Customer service and customer over-promise needs improvement including a new business development strategy.
- The most enjoyable part of working at AECOM is the team, and the resources available to complete the job with global reach.
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5.0
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productive and professional
Project Quantity Surveyor (Former Employee) –  Oman, Dubai & Al AinSeptember 15, 2018
Reputed Company with excellent management
Much more experience on Civil Engineering
Very peaceful and professional staff
The hardest part is Closeout of the projects with the contractor's assigned by the Clients
Professional reviews and annual get-togethers, Seminars. CPD events & lectures conducted by the superiors
Pros
Department get-togethers, CPD events
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4.0
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Good Benefits and Reward system but poor advancement opportunities.
Graduate Project Control Engineer (Former Employee) –  Abu DhabiAugust 7, 2018
Although, the salary/benefits are good, job security is low as it depends on projects. In addition, the advancement is slow and is a better place to solidify your position and then apply outside for a higher position.
Pros
Good Lunch Menus, great benefits
Cons
Slow advancement, no overtime, low mentorship program
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4.0
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Good place to work
Senior Project Manager (Current Employee) –  Abu DhabiJuly 28, 2018
Good projects and very experienced staff. Plenty of excellent training and mentorship opportunities. Good work environment and good packages for families.
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Aecom
Mechanical Design Engineer (Former Employee) –  DubaiJuly 4, 2018
Nice company to work , with good set technical people .Great knowledge gaining was an added advantage.Learned lots of technical design experience , picked up management skills.
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Great company to work with
Project Architect (Former Employee) –  Abu DhabiMay 29, 2018
I would describe a typical day at work to be active, due to coordination meetings and verification of all current/ updated changes in the project design.
I have learned to practice a lot of multi-tasking and dealing with multi-racial or multi-nationals at work and with our clients, consultants, contractors and suppliers.
As a Project Architect, I have managed to acquire better people skills, increased patience and understanding in dealing with each member of the team.
The hardest part of the job is the delay of information, uncooperative team member, too many design changes/ suggestions and impossible deadlines.
The most enjoyable part of the job is when you have delivered the project design or the building itself.
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3.0
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Overview
manager Buildings Division (Former Employee) –  Abu DhabiMay 14, 2018
Large corporation with corporate mentality good and bad. the local GCC head office is based in Abu Dhabi but the major decisions and direction come from USA which can cause slowing down of decision making process. The company is large and cannot take on a lot of interesting design projects especially architecture which is not the main company driver which is Engineering.
Pros
High number of sprecialists
Cons
heavy workload
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Fun Workplace with good diversity
SENIOR REVIT TECHNICIAN - STRUCTURAL (Former Employee) –  Abu DhabiMay 12, 2018
Good working environment, challenging and satisfying engineering practices.
good support from higher officials.
good guidance from the senior staff and colleagues.
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Qualified/Unsafe
Electrical Design Engineer (Current Employee) –  Abu DhabiMay 10, 2018
Best place for an engineer to improve themselves proffesionally.
In the other hand, with the help of the market, you never feel safe with continuity of the work.
Pros
Good Income
Cons
Urgent Projects
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2.0
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Not ideal place for carer development due to management in most recent 2 years
Project Manager (Former Employee) –  Abu DhabiApril 16, 2018
No opportunity for the existing hardworking employees, professional - western work culture need to be re-instated as it was two / three years ago. More opportunity to be given existing western employees based on their experience in AECOM
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3.0
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Didn't really interact with staff
Forensic Analyst (Former Employee) –  middle eastApril 13, 2018
Didn't really interact with company staff as I was relocated overseas. Company communication overall was good and didn't have issues getting questions answered.
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4.0
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productive
SHE- Advisor (Former Employee) –  Dubai Knowledge VillageApril 9, 2018
Only good experience to share with AECOM.AECOM is a good place to work.Management and staff is very understanding .AECOM cares all staff and job security is always there in AECOM
Pros
Nothing
Cons
short hours
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4.0
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best consultant
MEP Manager (Current Employee) –  DubaiMarch 14, 2018
Good working environment, challenging and satisfying engineering practices.
good support from higher officials.
good guidance from the senior staff and colleagues.
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3.0
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big office
Senior Mechanical Engineer (Former Employee) –  Abu DhabiFebruary 28, 2018
Team is very experienced and have good communication but management is very far from team and doesnt understand the needs of team. they force people to complete projects ın a very tight schedule and this cause project quality to be low than usual.
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