Aurecon Group Employee Reviews

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Good environment
Safety Officer (Former Employee) –  Secunda, Mpumalanga18 October 2019
I worked with a hard working team, the management was professional and always willing to help, if you working overtime they make sure that you get home safe
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Only one daily goal: reaching deadlines.
Senior Civil Engineering Technician (Current Employee) –  Lynnwood Bridge Office Park4 September 2019
Typical day consists of planning and progress meetings? Design of civil infrastructure needs a lot of hard work that cannot be shifted to someone else. Reaching deadlines are a result of teamwork and dedication. Managing own productivity is key to success. Hardest part of the job, to manage resources, motivate key personnel to reach the finish line in record time, every time.
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Progressive environment
Office management (customer service) (Current Employee) –  Rosebank, Gauteng26 August 2019
Aurecon is a good company accept for the fact that it has littlle benefits
you are able to grow and move from deparrtment to the next.
they provide good online and inhouse training for individuals who wants to grow within the company
Pros
flexible hours
Cons
different workloads
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Terrible workplace at times for people of color
Mechanical BIM Technician (Former Employee) –  Cape Town, Western Cape22 July 2019
Technicians and Technologist are downgraded to merely Draughtsperson, which they won't get a chance to do design work and site visits. I don't think Aurecon values people from university of Technologies
Pros
Free alcohol on Fridays
Cons
Long hours
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Productive work place
Electrical BIM Modeler (Current Employee) –  Rosebank, Gauteng11 July 2019
Workplace culture Coordinate with other disciplines in a collaborative 3D construction environment to develop fresh ideas and long-term maintainability. And we follow up with full services from offices across the country. We carefully shape each project from initial planning through final design and system
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Long hours and poor benefits
Civil Engineer (Current Employee) –  Pretoria, Gauteng9 June 2019
Aurecon provides a good platform to learn, however, if you are placed on a fixed term contract, don’t expect a market related salary or benefits. Aurecon places new employees on contract so that they can give you the absolute minimum required benefits and justify a mediocre salary. Also, it enables them to get rid of you if it’s no longer financially viable to keep you, therefore job security is not guaranteed. If offered a fixed term contract, rather not take it. They will expect you to work overtime with no pay, all while expecting that you will be satisfied with the poor benefits. The company provides no room for growth and doesn’t incentivize hard work.
Pros
Nice offices
Cons
Long hours, poor salary and benefits
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Complicated structure and poor management
Finance support (Former Employee) –  Tshwane, Gauteng14 May 2019
Worked in the finance division. Finance department still very much white afrikaners dominated. The increases and bonuses are very low for support staff. Job safety poor due to retrechments. Finance management difficult to work with due to their poor managemnt skills. There is a culture of fear and no room for mistakes due to management who will shout and talk roughly to you if a mistake is made. If you want career advancement dont work at Aurecon.
Pros
Nice offices
Cons
Management
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Encourage career development
Safety Officer (Former Employee) –  Ogies, Mpumalanga30 April 2019
Its a good company to work for if you are permanently employed.Systems are in place for career development and advancement of one's knowledge in their field of work.
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Greating learining place
Receptionist (Former Employee) –  Sandton, Gauteng25 April 2019
Its truly a great company to work for.

Great place to learn, very diverse culture.

They put they employees first. it place where you can give your opinion and no one will be offended.
Pros
great working environment
Cons
too much retrenchment
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Project Administrator / Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Rosebank, Gauteng23 April 2019
It was really a great experience to work for Aurecon. They had great benefits, management had an open door policy. They had a great sense of staff nedds
Pros
bonusses, leave days
Cons
nothing
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Good place, Good people, below average salary, minimal room for growth
Candidate Quantity Surveyor (Current Employee) –  Johannesburg, Gauteng25 March 2019
Aurecon is a great place to work at, there is a wealth of information and highly talented individuals that you have the opportunity to work with. The variety of work you are involved in is a great benefit.

However a few cons are:
- Slightly lower salary compared to industry
- Room for growth seems limited
- Current concerns over job security due to inflow of work

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No growth
Contract Administrator (Current Employee) –  Pretoria, Gauteng6 March 2019
There is no clear trajectory for individual growth. No transformation. Everything seems good when you're outside but an entirely different story once employed. Zero inclusive corporate culture
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I gained a lot of experience in the built and environment field
Assistant project coordinator (Former Employee) –  Limpopo27 February 2019
Aurecon is a good Company. They also provide technical training for field workers in building and construction, aurecon carries out different projects in different locations, be it water, sanitation, building etc. Aurecon group company is located in 9 provinces in south Africa, and normally works hand in hand with Cogsta, Cogta, public works, municipalities, and other NGO's in the same field.
Pros
Free launches sometimes when travelling
Cons
Work overload
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Great people
Project Assistant (Current Employee) –  Pretoria, South Africa14 January 2019
The people are amazing at Aurecon. Everyone get's along no matter their background or level. The engineers are so passionate about their work and really wants to deliver great projects for clients.
Pros
Additional training for engineers
Cons
very small increases and no guaranteed bonus, big employee turnover due to small chance of promotion
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Senior Engineer
Senior Electrical Engineer (Former Employee) –  Lynnwood Manor10 January 2019
Employed in a electrical engineer role with main focus of providing support services to project manager of large scale and small scale projects.

Projects involved were from mining clients and municipal clients.
Pros
Great building and facilities
Cons
Limited room for growth
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Productive and fun workplace
Senior Forensic Planner (Current Employee) –  Sandton, Gauteng20 October 2018
It helps to be productive and fun workplace
There is a diverse culture
You can advance in your career and develop you skills
Positive leadership approach
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Leading Engineering Firm
Electrical Technologist (Current Employee) –  Cape Town, Western Cape20 August 2018
Rewarding working environment with pleasant and friendly employees. Exposure to large global projects working in an multi-disciplinary environment with potential for personal growth.
Pros
Exposure to global projects
Cons
Long ours required
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Productive workplace with a global footprint
System Analyst (Former Employee) –  Pretoria, Gauteng15 May 2018
I learned a lot while working at Aurecon. You get an opportunity to grow, however the focus is on engineering.

The most enjoyable part of the job was the opportunity to work with clients across Africa.
Pros
Global footprint
Cons
Long hours
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Learned a lot
Assistant draftsman (Former Employee) –  Lynnwood, Gauteng23 April 2018
I learned a lot of at Aurecon through out my work period .
I have grown in my job skills and to work in a team .

Working at Aurecon was fun an love the people that lead in Aurecon.
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explicit and insightful
Mrs Chrisna Mostert(Supervisor) (Current Employee) –  Tshwane, Gauteng16 April 2018
Aurecon is by far the best company i have worked for, you learn daily here, and the opportunities to advance are many.The bosses are often patient and supportive to staff.
Pros
Opprtunites
Cons
Tedious at times
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