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Amec Foster Wheeler Reviews

Updated 20 Oct 2019

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3.5
62%
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79%
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113 Ratings
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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. "AMEC Foster Wheeler"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    I was an employee of AMEC Foster Wheeler BlackCat in Qatar. It was the best experience in my employment history. Provides a lot of opportunities for the employees career growth.

    Cons

    Nothing to mention at all.

    Amec Foster Wheeler2019-07-10
  2. "Job descripton"

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    Former Employee - Administrator/Receptionist 

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Good co allowed and helped you to grow within the co

    Cons

    Was very far to travel

    Amec Foster Wheeler2019-10-20
  3. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Consulting Mining Engineer in Oakville, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, felt I was working with professionals, flexible, decent pay, travel opportunities with projects

    Cons

    The cyclical nature of the (mining) industry translates to lean times within the consulting industry.

    Amec Foster Wheeler2019-10-03
  4. "Is a nice place to be"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    To push it higher to next level

    Cons

    There is challenge every where

    Advice to Management

    Working together best way to go higher

    Amec Foster Wheeler2019-09-18
  5. Helpful (1)

    "A/E firm employment"

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    Former Employee - Vice President in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Diverse work opportunities typically available

    Cons

    Vulnerable to nationwide economic conditions

    Advice to Management

    Seek and retain best available candidates

    Amec Foster Wheeler2019-08-18
  6. "work nature"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    A good place to start your Mech Engineering Career

    Cons

    Your salary growth will be slow

    Amec Foster Wheeler2019-07-26
  7. "HR Shared Service Centre"

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    Former Employee - H R Administrator in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people you work with

    Cons

    HR interaction was through the phone

    Amec Foster Wheeler2019-08-06
  8. "Document controller"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Good for learning, to ask doubt to senior as friendly manner

    Cons

    no permanent jobs, taking as through agencies.

    Amec Foster Wheeler2019-07-17
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good Working Management"

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    Former Employee - Instrument/Controls Lead Designer in Houston, TX
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Was a great place to work when AMEC existed as a single company.

    Cons

    Let go of some on of the best folks in the industry when merger took place back on 2015.

    Advice to Management

    Talk to staff about some of the negatives that will hurt the company.

    Amec Foster Wheeler2019-07-14
  10. "Mining and Minerals"

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    Former Employee - Commercial Manager 

    I worked at Amec Foster Wheeler full-time

    Pros

    Large world wide network of skilled resources

    Cons

    Lack of growth in the buisiness

    Advice to Management

    Minimal

    Amec Foster Wheeler2019-06-27
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