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Stantec Reviews

Updated Nov 15, 2019

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3.5
62%
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76%
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Stantec CEO Gord Johnston
Gord Johnston
143 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Snarky emails from upper management pushing corporate iniatives(in 30 reviews)

  • "Can be a lot of extra paperwork and standards to follow because it is such a large company(in 28 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Mechanical Technologist in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Stantec full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, good community, stock and rrsp options, and benefits aren't too bad

    Cons

    Communication on deadlines/deliverables are sometimes not clear.

    Stantec2019-06-27
  2. "Good company with ability to move up"

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    Current Employee - Technology in Winnipeg, MB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work, people, opportunity, global resources

    Cons

    Very large, not personal enough, average to below average pay

    Stantec2019-11-13
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company ... great projects"

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    Former Employee - Acoustic Specialist in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Good Company Well known Good salary Lots of diverse projects to work on

    Cons

    If you don't have projects to keep you atleast 80% utilized for the next 3-6 months consistently. You might be in trouble.

    Stantec2019-11-08
  4. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - HRBP 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Stantec full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Big company with a lot going on.

    Cons

    Most leaders are Engineers or Architects

    Stantec2019-11-15
  5. "Overall very structured company, strong rules."

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    Current Employee - Senior Interior Designer, Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours available, work life balance, good compensation

    Cons

    Very structured management, little investment if at for continuing education, strict rules that do not fit architectural office environment

    Stantec2019-11-10
  6. "."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people and interesting projects

    Cons

    Corporate overhead makes profitability challenging.

    Stantec2019-10-26
  7. "Good place to work for some"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in London, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    My immediate leaders were always very supportive and encouraging. Very driven team Leadership very willing to support career development for those willing to put in the effort Good compensation.

    Cons

    Some departments don’t have the same level of leadership support.

    Advice to Management

    While difficult in such a large company, senior leadership needs to communicate more with employees.

    Stantec2019-10-21
  8. "Everybody for himself. Selfish supervisors"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big company with a variety of projects to work. Good compensation

    Cons

    Nobody take care of teams and very selfish management style

    Advice to Management

    Make the supervisors more accountable towards subordinates career planning and succession planning. Most supervisors and seniors don't care about the growth and career planning of subordinates. Everybody is for himself.

    Stantec2019-10-29
  9. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Calgary, AB

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

    Pros

    Great people Get exposed to several industries

    Cons

    Due to Oil & Gas downturn, there was not so many projects

    Stantec2019-10-11
  10. "Large firm with lots of options!"

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    Current Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in Fredericton, NB

    I have been working at Stantec full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Large team, innovative projects, covering many industries

    Cons

    Challenging pace and sometimes environment.

    Stantec2019-10-10
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