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SNC-Lavalin Reviews

Updated 21 Sep 2019

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SNC-Lavalin CEO Neil Bruce
Neil Bruce
168 Ratings
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  • "Upper Management focuses more on financials than quality or having enough people to do the work(in 22 reviews)

  • "Senior management doesn't like change, they hate creative thinking(in 19 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review
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    "3.5 best years of experience with snc"

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    Former Employee - Draughtsman Mechanical in Dubai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SNC-Lavalin full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work and life balance with Good pay.

    Cons

    I Don't see any

    Advice to Management

    Higher management should talk to staff directly instead of supervisors. Coz they spoil the game.

    SNC-Lavalin2019-03-07
  2. "One of Canada's top engineering firms"

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    One of the few global-orientated companies based in Canada that are interested in creating jobs for engineers and scientists.

    Cons

    Canadian government is shooting their own private sector companies in the foot unfortunately

    SNC-Lavalin2019-08-23
  3. "Good challenges"

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company has many opportunities for challenges

    Cons

    Lack of processes and lessons learned

    SNC-Lavalin2019-09-21
  4. "Requirements Management at SNC-Lavalin"

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    Current Employee - Requirements Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great company culture and senior management.

    Cons

    Below average salary/compensation. Lack of career opportunities due to hiring from outside.

    Advice to Management

    Grow and develop your teams from within.

    SNC-Lavalin2019-09-10
  5. "It was good for a while until all the news..."

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    Former Employee - Designer in Toronto, ON

    I worked at SNC-Lavalin full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good manager, good environment and salary

    Cons

    lack of work, layoffs was not handled well

    SNC-Lavalin2019-09-10
  6. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SNC-Lavalin full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The mining and metallurgy division along with the industrial division were among the best jobs I ever had. Large company, room for growth,

    Cons

    Consulting firm Billable hours You’re a small fish in a big pond

    SNC-Lavalin2019-08-17
  7. "in charge of rotating equipment department"

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    Former Employee - Mehanical Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SNC-Lavalin full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Salary , organization, oversea opportunity

    Cons

    company so well structure therefore less opportunity to grow

    SNC-Lavalin2019-08-13
  8. "Great people, flexible schedule"

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    Current Employee - Administrator in Halifax, NS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, great benefits, above average pay for the industry, and flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Not a lot of room for growth in some divisions, would be better to promote from within than hire externally.

    SNC-Lavalin2019-08-24
  9. "Mechanical ENigneer"

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great comany to work for

    Cons

    very contro versial due to news stuff

    SNC-Lavalin2019-08-07
  10. "Senior TPS"

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    Former Employee - Senior Traction Power Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SNC-Lavalin full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Matured company, reputable company, when having a project you will be there

    Cons

    Not equal opportunity, everything depends to your manager attitude

    SNC-Lavalin2019-08-17
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