Aecon Reviews

Updated Jan 23, 2021

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4.3
85%
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92%
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Aecon President & CEO John M. Beck
John M. Beck
86 Ratings
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  • "long hours and sometimes will request to work on weekends(in 18 reviews)

  • "Work Life balance can be tough if on a jobsite(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company to work for"

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

    I have been working at Aecon full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Respectful environment, great culture and values, good benefits

    Cons

    - Salary is low compare to other companies

  2. "Good company with good perks"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aecon full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good perks and benefits, work hour is reasonable

    Cons

    When project required, work hour might be a bit long but compensation is provided accordingly.


  3. "Working condition"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Technician 

    I have been working at Aecon full-time

    Pros

    Nice pay and management team

    Cons

    Long working hours and slow or no growth

  4. "technician"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technician 

    I have been working at Aecon full-time

    Pros

    good pay , good environment

    Cons

    working outside in winter can be hard

  5. "Project Coordinator"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator 

    I have been working at Aecon full-time

    Pros

    good salary, mentorship, experience, interesting

    Cons

    travel, long hours, management, weather conditions

  6. "Employees dont matter"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Edmonton, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Aecon full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Its in a location that is easy to get too

    Cons

    Management not very good. Decision making is questionable

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  7. "Good company with great advantages"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Engineer in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary Benefits Great values Focused on safety

    Cons

    No proximity with management. I work for a project in a consortium so I don’t feel close to anyone at Aecon

  8. "Good Place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Director in Cambridge, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Aecon full-time

    Pros

    Above average for overall compensation

    Cons

    -over worked -a lot of politics

  9. "Review of salary"

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

    I worked at Aecon full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great opportunity and career for and with this employer

    Cons

    location and sometimes not so nice situations within the career as safety

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  10. "Very good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Procurement Specialist in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Aecon full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, growth, pay, working conditions,

    Cons

    Traveling, demanding, tight dead lines, lot of swearing at job sit

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