Aker Solutions Reviews

Updated 4 Aug 2020

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3.7
69%
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64%
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Aker Solutions CEO Luis Araujo
Luis Araujo
176 Ratings
  1. "Great Professional Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior User Experience Designer in Oslo
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    High professional people People are able to work with what they are interested in A lot of opportunities

    Cons

    Sometimes can feel too much professional

  2. COVID-19
    Helpful (3)

    "Layoff staff without acceptable reason during Covid-19."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Piping Engineer in Kuala Lumpur
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    40 hours per work week

    Cons

    Staff will getting layoff anytime even still bonded to projects on hand.

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "International Mgmt out of touch"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Controller in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    work life balance was great, when business was good, there were lots of travel opportunities.

    Cons

    Norwegian management was out of touch with the culture of the US offices. Expecting several hundred people to uproot their lives in Houston to move to Mobile Alabama was an absurd assumption.

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  4. COVID-19
    Helpful (5)

    "Embarrassing place to work"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    All lost in a moment of greed and self preservation.

    Cons

    I am so embarrassed to work for a very wealthy Norwegian company who have resorted to using UK government funding to save senior leaders jobs, a decision led by the UK business leader. The use of the job retention merely to prepare and plan for a redundancy consultation is quite frankly unethical no efforts to avoid job losses is evident . The choices nmade to use furlough and then place half of this group at risk has negatively impacted the lives of hundreds of employees many with long service and dedicated.

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  5. "Good work culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Structural Engineer in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    People are focused on work. Helpful staff. Employees are technically sound.

    Cons

    IT related assistance is slow.

  6. Helpful (1)

    "The worm will turn"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good during the good times

    Cons

    Management very quick to turn on staff and line them up for redundancy

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  7. "Potential"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Specialist in Aberdeen, Scotland

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Good facilities and technology in general

    Cons

    Not fulfilling their full potential

  8. "Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer 

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Learning and Work life balance

    Cons

    No cons faced as of now

  9. "Salary"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aker Solutions full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good learning opportunities Great Line Managers

    Cons

    Salary is not market competitive

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  10. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Eng in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aker Solutions full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good to work company and good payscale

    Cons

    Nothing problem in the company

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