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UGL Reviews

Updated 12 Nov 2019

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3.9
86%
Recommend to a Friend
91%
Approve of CEO
UGL Managing Director Jason Spears  (no image)
Jason Spears
16 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible work policy, decent starting salary after cimic take over(in 6 reviews)

  • "Plenty of learning opportunities and lots of great people to work with(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Career progression is not a priority for GM's(in 7 reviews)

  • "Poor management, must be a part of good ol boy network to advance or remain employed(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Exciting but changeable"

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    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at UGL

    Pros

    Dynamic, exciting environment Exposure to tier 1 clients Some great people to work with

    Cons

    Constant changes in leadership and strategic plans Support system is not great Internal competition is horrible

    UGL2017-08-17
  2. "Fully supportive and inclusive environment"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Always pleasant and helpful, positive approach to doing to a good job and looking after its people

    Cons

    can be a little slow to get things done

    UGL2019-11-12
  3. "Good place to work if looking for settlement with not very ambitious career."

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    Current Employee - Help Desk Analyst in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good environment, supporting manager and colleagues. Easy going and nice management. Good pay and allowances.

    Cons

    Career growth is a bit slow since work is not that much challenging and not very highly technical.

    UGL2019-09-14
  4. "Unprofessional"

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    Former Employee - Testing Technician 

    I worked at UGL full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - The wage was good for the work that was done

    Cons

    - Everything else was very poor

    UGL2019-09-19
  5. "Accounts Payable Officer"

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    Current Employee - Accounts Payable Officer 

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

    Pros

    salary is good. Friendly and fun place to work

    Cons

    less workload. want to be more busy

    UGL2019-09-02
  6. "UGL Rail and Infrastructure"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UGL

    Pros

    Great team . Professional. Knowledge. Opportunity . Team Work.

    Cons

    Pay below industry standard. Expectations from Management are high with not much support. Will consume your life if you do not say no.

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    UGL2019-08-20
  7. "Distressed Projects"

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    Current Employee - Commercial Manager in Sydney

    I have been working at UGL full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Fulfilling and rewarding with loads of responsibility

    Cons

    Loads of travel and too many cooks in the kitchen

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    UGL2019-07-31
  8. "Developing Company"

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    Current Employee - HSSE in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Opportunities for career development in the future

    Cons

    Lack of culture in the workplace Old inefficient systems

    UGL2019-07-16
  9. "team work and support, procedure and SOP's"

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    Former Employee - Commissioning Engineer in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UGL full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Team work, procedures, safety and work culture

    Cons

    Management to improve for future goals, vision

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    UGL2019-07-08
  10. "Worst Company I have worked for in 30 years"

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Newcastle
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary is above market Flexible work times

    Cons

    Leadership vacuum on a huge scale. Actually more like a leadership blackhole. Management take no responsibility for their poor decisions and flow down what ever they can. UGL has a strong blame culture.

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    UGL2019-07-28

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