Aecon Reviews

Updated Aug 3, 2020

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Aecon President & CEO John M. Beck
John M. Beck
73 Ratings
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  • "Work Life balance can be tough if on a jobsite(in 14 reviews)

  • "Long Hours, work is tough which is normal for construction(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Very Good Company to start with."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CAD Technician in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of benefits provided by employer.

    Cons

    Growth is very slow within the company.

  2. COVID-19

    "A good company with lots of exposure"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Control Technician in Caledonia, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    This company has good projects and a lot of work. Also, the management takes care of its employees. Great support provided during Covid to each team member.

    Cons

    Nothing much to say. They give you a good start and the Brand of Aecon.


  3. COVID-19

    "Top Canadian Contractor"

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

    I have been working at Aecon full-time

    Pros

    Great company culture Career Opportunities (for those who work hard and go above and beyond) Top Comp & Benefits plan

    Cons

    Work Life balance can be tough if on a jobsite

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  4. "Good company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Strategic Business Analyst in Etobicoke, ON
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aecon full-time

    Pros

    A lot of great people to work with

    Cons

    Salary doesn’t improve over time.

  5. "Best construction company in Canada"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Director in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunities and possibilities of career growth

    Cons

    HR is not organize in a proper way and creates dissatisfaction on employees and distract them from focus

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  6. "Great workplace"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team and leadership with growth opportunity

    Cons

    Pay is not the best

  7. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Mentorship, learning, great pay, great benefits, pays for continuing education

    Cons

    Hours, taking emails on off hours.

  8. "Area manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Aecon full-time

    Pros

    Good company, very supportive, opportunity to improve

    Cons

    Avg salary, lots working times

  9. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field/Office Engineer in Fort St. John, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits and Great company

    Cons

    Long hours and difficult work

  10. "good"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    good management very nice compensations comfortable environment to work in

    Cons

    comparatively less pay and growth

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