Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Professional Technical Consultant
  • Year established:
    2009
  • UK locations:
    National

About AECOM


What is it like to work for AECOM

My Manager
My Manager
Within the Training Academy a range of sessions focus on management skills for new and current people managers, includes building and leading a team effectively, managing employee performance and mentoring and coaching. In 2008 they introduced 360 feedback into the annual appraisal process for our management grades, with feedback from line managers, peers and direct reports, ensuring managers and leaders have the necessary skills and knowledge to enable them to successfully manage their teams and achieve their personal and career aspirations. This includes Equality and Diversity awareness. As part of the Leadership Programme they have included SDI profiling for each of the delegates to help them understand their style of working, how they interact with people who work in a different style and how their style can influence others and their team.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
There is a strong level of commitment from the CEO for community work by employees. In regional offices, working groups have been established to build links with the local community, focusing on local schools. This working group is co-ordinated by the Community and Charities Manager and supported by individuals who have volunteered to become main points of contact for specific schools. In addition to this to support local school children AECOM offers work experience opportunities, offering opportunities to work shadow engineers, planner, consultants both in the office and on site.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
This organisation has annual awards and provides profit shares and bonuses to all employees. Following the salary review process they publish the promotions list on the intranet with a congratulatory note from the CEO. The line managers of the organisation are encouraged to have regular discussions with their team members to discuss progress, performance and to recognise good work and extra effort. They regularly communicate with employees and positively encourage them to provide their comments, views and ideas about working for AECOM, the employees are involved in the analysis of the data and in planning actions for improvement and give them in-depth feedback on survey results and actions for improvement.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Full family cover

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    17%

  • Sites:

    23

  • UK sites:

    26

  • Number of Staff:

    2736

  • Staff:

    2736

  • Average Age:

    37

  • Earning £35,000+:

    41%

  • Male : Female:

    73% / 27%

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    Building Engineering, Environment, Transportation - Planning and Engineering, Water, Planning, Design and Development

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