PCL Construction Reviews

Updated Jan 22, 2021

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PCL Construction President and CEO Dave Filipchuk
Dave Filipchuk
162 Ratings
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  • "Work load usually high, if you concerns a lot about work-life balance could be a problem(in 54 reviews)

  • "Very long hours but not many other cons(in 51 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PCL Construction full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, employee share ownership program, amazing team of people, community-minded

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons. This company has been very good to me.

  2. "An amazing employer."

    5.0
    Former Employee - Editorial in Toronto, ON

    I worked at PCL Construction full-time

    Pros

    great community, excellent opportunities and professional experience

    Cons

    completely online and repetitive work


  3. "Employer in which to build a fulfilling career."

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Coordinator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employee owned, mentoring is a core part of the company culture, defined career path.

    Cons

    There are currently no down sides.

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  4. "Good to hear and thanks for all people."

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

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

    Pros

    Pcl is best for get more experience and and save life.

    Cons

    Everything i can manage here.

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  5. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Calgary, AB

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

    Pros

    - very nice people and good salary

    Cons

    - not modern with their outlook on working from home

  6. "An expectational company for students"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Data Scientist in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PCL Construction full-time

    Pros

    Great team! Everybody is nice and warm The work environment is great also! You can learn lots of useful skills here Company cares about their employees

    Cons

    Not really, maybe the job title is not clear?

    PCL Construction Response

    January 15, 2021HR Specialist, North American Headquarters (Canada)

    Thanks for choosing PCL as part of your student experience! We're so glad you enjoyed your time here and we hope you'll consider us for future student or full-time opportunities.

  7. "A great place to work full of supportive peers"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PCL Construction full-time

    Pros

    The employee ownership model means that your co workers are invested in seeing you succeed. People are often eager to help you along and succeed. Great culture and lots of opportunity to grow and fulfill your career goals.

    Cons

    The hours can be long at time depending on projects and time of year, nothing out of the normal for construction industry.

    PCL Construction Response

    January 15, 2021HR Specialist, North American Headquarters (Canada)

    Thanks for your review! Please continue to share your feedback with us through your HRPD team and via our Glint employee surveys. The PCL team is honoured to support you in achieving your goals for many more years to come!

  8. "Job"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Carpenter in Winnipegosis, MB

    I worked at PCL Construction full-time

    Pros

    Hours lots of work available

    Cons

    Conditions work place not grest

    PCL Construction Response

    January 22, 2021HR Specialist, North American Headquarters (Canada)

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts with us. PCL strives to create a work environment that is inclusive and safe for everyone. If you feel comfortable doing so, please share additional details about your experience with us at glassdoor@pcl.com so we can look into this further.

  9. "Good atmosphere"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Apprentice Carpenter in Quesnel, BC

    I worked at PCL Construction full-time

    Pros

    Great team spirit for the most part

    Cons

    better communication coming down to workers from management

    PCL Construction Response

    January 5, 2021HR Specialist, North American Headquarters (Canada)

    Thanks for your review! We're always looking for ways to improve, so if you feel comfortable doing so, please feel free to follow up with us at glassdoor@pcl.com so we can share this feedback with the relevant project team.

  10. "Great for Student Experience"

    5.0
    Former Employee - University Student in Edmonton, AB

    I worked at PCL Construction full-time

    Pros

    Team work, environment, Professional, Fun

    Cons

    Hectic, Busy, No Opportunity, Tight schedule

    PCL Construction Response

    January 5, 2021HR Specialist, North American Headquarters (Canada)

    Thanks for your review!

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