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Aecon Reviews

Updated Mar 13, 2020

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4.0
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Aecon President & CEO John M. Beck
John M. Beck
64 Ratings
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  • "Depending on position, the work-life balance can be lost(in 13 reviews)

  • "Long Hours, work is tough which is normal for construction(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent company to work at"

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    Current Employee - Corporate Strategy Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Benefit Package and salary package

    Cons

    Sometimes more than 45 hours a week

    Aecon2020-01-21
  2. "Ok company"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Coma pant is Financially stable

    Cons

    Board management changes very often

    Aecon2020-03-14
  3. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    This company is growing, and pulling its employees with it

    Cons

    You get stuck in JVs with no way out

    Aecon2020-02-14
  4. "Decent place to work."

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant 

    I worked at Aecon full-time

    Pros

    Worked on site in fort Mac. Decent place with good people.

    Cons

    Fort Mac is cool as hell

    Aecon2020-01-16
  5. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Fabrication Engineer 

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

    Pros

    Hours was good. Lots of opportunity

    Cons

    For students, the pay is decent.

    Aecon2020-01-10
  6. "Aecon - Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of responsibilities and good pay

    Cons

    Little support and lots of travel

    Aecon2020-01-23
  7. "Great Company to work for!"

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    Former Employee - Shuttle Driver in Fort McMurray, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay very well; good people to work for

    Cons

    Watch out for bullying in the workplace

    Aecon2020-01-03
  8. "Keep looking for solutions"

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    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Etobicoke, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Ability to deliver beyond what is expected

    Cons

    -Old management styles cause lots of rework for new employees.

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    Aecon2019-12-13
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work, but has problems like everywhere else."

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    Current Employee - Superintendent in Hamilton, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Aecon is a great place to work.

    Cons

    You get left out if you work for a JV.

    Aecon2019-12-10
  10. Helpful (2)

    "project"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager 

    I worked at Aecon full-time

    Pros

    Great people, always felt part of a team.

    Cons

    too much corporate meddling. not enough support for staff. A lot of staff turnover. over 45 people in 3 years

    Aecon2019-12-12
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