EllisDon Reviews

Updated Jan 21, 2021

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  1. "Construction tech job opportunity"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - VDC Coordinator in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues, cool projects, opportunities to learn and grow. CEO is a Rockstar.

    Cons

    Entrepreneurial spirit is great if it is your cup of tea. If you are waiting for an instruction for everything you will have a hard time here. Workload can be insane but this is more of industry issue.

  2. "great company but not a lot of support"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Project Specialist in Richmond, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Management cares and wants to do the right thing.

    Cons

    Culture has slipped because company is too busy. Support is low.


  3. "Great reputation"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Construction Assistant Superintendent in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture, very open company

    Cons

    Overtime work everyday, not compensated

  4. "Amazing company to work for."

    5.0
    Current Employee - Field Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great team environment and immense room for an individual's growth.

    Cons

    It is a big organization hence you will have to find the right way to drive in your area of interest.

  5. "Good company to work for."

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Field Coordinator in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Good pay, benefits. - Good team, everyone willing to help if issues arise.

    Cons

    - Long work hours, work life balance not great.

  6. "Not as Great as you would think"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Project Coordinator 

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

    Pros

    Vacation time is 3 weeks to start, benefits are decent

    Cons

    Middle type Managers in positions with zero leadership skills

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  7. "Salary"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Corporate HSE Manager in Mississauga, ON

    I worked at EllisDon full-time

    Pros

    Employee Owned, vast amount of projects

    Cons

    Do not stand behind their values, Corporate red tape

  8. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Journeyman Plumber in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at EllisDon part-time

    Pros

    Love them and been a pleasure to work for them

    Cons

    Over worked and underpaid. This is standard

  9. "PC"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Stratford, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Early responsibility, lots of responsibility

    Cons

    Long Hours, Long commute, Away from Home

  10. "hypocritical director without values ​​or courage to say face to face. The other manager was just another coward, knowl"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Construction Services in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    there is an excellent group of engineers if you can separate the light from the darkness

    Cons

    hypocrisy, lack of communication, lack of preparation as director and manager

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