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Black & McDonald Overview

Toronto, ON
1001 to 5000 employees
1921
Company - Private
Construction
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
Black & McDonald was founded in 1921 as a partnership between William J. McDonald and William R. Black, primarily engaged in residential electrical wiring.

Today, the company is in the fourth generation of McDonald family ownership, providing ... Read more

Mission: To continue our planned and profitable growth by operating with integrity and loyalty to our employees, customers, suppliers, and the communities in which we do business.

Our Vision:
To be the best provider of technical construction and maintenance ... Read more

Black & McDonald Reviews

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Black & McDonald Co-CEO Ian McDonald
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    Former Employee - Director of Operations in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Director of Operations in Toronto, ON
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    I worked at Black & McDonald full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great family company excellent management, everyone who works for them is family

    Cons

    none that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing the great things you all do

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Black & McDonald Photos

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Black & McDonald Interviews

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    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON
    Declined Offer
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Black & McDonald (Toronto, ON) in January-2016.

    Interview

    It was really easy and relaxed, they me asked basic questions about my resume. There were some behavioral questions, nothing too difficult. All around, a pretty normal and laid back interview. I wish all interviews could be like this one

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Black & McDonald Awards & Accolades

  • Environmental Achievement Award, The Canadian Construction Association, 2010
  • R. H. (Hugh) Carroll Award, Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario, 2006
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