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NAV Canada Reviews

Updated Jun 5, 2019

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Found 79 reviews

3.7
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64%
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83%
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NAV Canada CEO Neil R. Wilson
Neil R. Wilson
27 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great pay & benefits, growth potential, employee programs, job security 100%(in 8 reviews)

  • "great benefits and job security(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "shift work is not for everyone, you will be at work when your family is at home drinking eggnog or golfing(in 8 reviews)

  • "They also are on call all the time and have a much worse work-life balance than unionized employees(in 3 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Awesome place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NAV Canada full-time

    Pros

    Great pay & benefits, growth potential, employee programs, job security 100%

    Cons

    Incredibly difficult to join atc career

    NAV Canada2019-04-08
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Not recommended for weak minded"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NAV Canada full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good work colleagues, decent schedule

    Cons

    Very poor benefits, poor pension, overtime not pensionable, claw back of pension payments above 65 due to CPP

    NAV Canada2019-06-05
  3. "Great atmostphere"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at NAV Canada full-time

      Pros

      Great people that work at nav

      Cons

      Not many cons about nav

      NAV Canada2019-05-14
    • "Great pay and benefits, boring job"

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      Current Employee - Electronic Technologist 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Pay, benefits, shift schedule, work/life balance

      Cons

      Really boring, very slow to change with technology

      NAV Canada2019-05-16
    • "Great company"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at NAV Canada full-time

      Pros

      great benefits and job security. Generally well managed

      Cons

      Some opportunities but people stay for a career so not a lot of turnover

      Advice to Management

      Keep it up

      NAV Canada2019-04-02
    • "Air Traffic Controller"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at NAV Canada full-time

        Pros

        Great atmosphere, people are very nice and helpful

        Cons

        A bit stressful at time. Long hours

        NAV Canada2019-03-28
      • Helpful (3)

        "Just didn't work out"

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        Former Employee - Trainee in Mississauga, ON
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at NAV Canada full-time for less than a year

        Pros

        Benefits, Environment, People, Management, Salary

        Cons

        Training, Support, Outsourcing, Communication, Openness

        NAV Canada2018-12-12
      • "An Average Employer"

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        Current Employee - Air Traffic Controller in Vancouver, BC
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at NAV Canada full-time

        Pros

        Good compensation and holiday allowance Very good pension

        Cons

        Work facilities below average. Compensation while adequate still needs improvement. Better health benefits needed. Lack of respect for employees.

        NAV Canada2018-12-06
      • "Good and Positive experiences"

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        Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Ottawa, ON
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

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

        Pros

        Good salary , benefits , work life balance , takes good care of employees . Adaptation of new technology is taking place in surveillance, communications and navigation system engineering of air navigation services

        Cons

        So many processes make the project slower but the environment is changing .

        Advice to Management

        Communication with employees to share road maps

        NAV Canada2018-10-24
      • "Great secure employer"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

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

        Pros

        Great pay, great people and interesting work.

        Cons

        Personal appreciation for work done, but they’re working on it.

        Advice to Management

        Keep improving, you’re doing great.

        NAV Canada2018-09-30
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