Golder Associates Reviews

Updated Jan 11, 2021

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3.7
63%
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210 Ratings
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  • "Lack of training/finger-pointing when mistakes are made particularly to junior staff(in 33 reviews)

  • "Could have a better work life balance(in 30 reviews)

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  1. "Er"

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

    I have been working at Golder Associates full-time

    Pros

    Great projects, awesome team and engineers

    Cons

    Long hours. Nothing more to add

  2. "Not Golder for Long"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Golder Associates full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Employee owned, matched pension plan,

    Cons

    Sold to a bigger fish


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Golder"

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

    I have been working at Golder Associates full-time

    Pros

    Technical excellence; collaborative networks across 7500 people, meritocracy.

    Cons

    Too small to be big. Too big to be small. Ownership. The inter-generational share transfer ended by home-staging, anxiety and opportunity.

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  4. "Great environment to gather essential experiance for career growth"

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

    I have been working at Golder Associates full-time

    Pros

    - will grow professional skills as an engineering consultant, - presence of great technical resaourses and people, - great brand, enforces personal branding, - will learn working under pressure, prioritizing tasks and woking effectively and efficiently

    Cons

    focused only on limitted markets (mining and environement) work under pressure; salary only about the average of the industry

  5. "PC"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Mississauga, ON

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance and a nice work environment

    Cons

    No real negative feedback for Golder.

  6. "Ok"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Calgary, AB

    I worked at Golder Associates full-time

    Pros

    Good people and good company

    Cons

    Long hours and logging hours is taxing

  7. "Good experience"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Geotechnical Engineer in Mississauga, ON

    I have been working at Golder Associates full-time

    Pros

    Friendly and knowledgeable people Low turnover

    Cons

    Work can be a bit repetitive

  8. "Good company to work for"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Environmental Scientist II in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at Golder Associates full-time

    Pros

    Lots of mentorship opportunities and expertise within the company

    Cons

    Could pay you more money

  9. "Benefits"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at Golder Associates full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pension plan is a plus

    Cons

    Health & dental were minimal

  10. "Good employee owned company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Finance Leader in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Golder Associates full-time

    Pros

    Integrity, ethical, driven, employee owned

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons as an employee

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