Stantec Reviews

Updated Jan 13, 2021

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Stantec President and CEO Gord Johnston
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  1. "You are not just a number"

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

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

    Pros

    Care about their staff, been made to feel incredibly welcome... safety and staff wellbeing is the most important thing..best 1st impression to a company I have received yet!

    Cons

    Old ways of working, have to wear office wear 5 days a week..communication to staff within departments varies massively

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  2. "Great Company to Work For"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Environmental Planner 

    I worked at Stantec full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic extremely talented team, company takes care of you and invests in growth of the individual, focused on safety of employees.

    Cons

    If you don't want to work at a big company that is super corporate then this isn't for you.


  3. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Engineer in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at Stantec full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance, multiple diverse opportunities

    Cons

    None at this time. Limited career development in certain group

  4. "N/A"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Pipeline Engineer in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at Stantec full-time

    Pros

    Great Company to work for. Global minded

    Cons

    Too many managers. Downward facing triangle

  5. "Project Management"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Multiple project sectors to gain experience from.

    Cons

    Poor management, unfocused, no team spirit.

  6. "Meh"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work experience in early phase of career

    Cons

    Low pay, not merit-based, cliquey, condescending and insulting management and senior human resources

  7. "Meh"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrator in London, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Stantec full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, Good experience, Friendly coworkers

    Cons

    Male dominated Sexist and outdated views

  8. "Average"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Civil Designer in Calgary, AB

    I worked at Stantec full-time

    Pros

    I enjoyed the team I worked on

    Cons

    The business line seemed out of touch with global affairs and challenges

  9. "Good company to work with"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Civil Engineering in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stantec full-time

    Pros

    Good benefit and competent wages

    Cons

    work hours and amount of projects

  10. "Opportunity for improvement"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering in Edmonton, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great community spirit Good publicity Good place to work if young

    Cons

    Overwork staff Over commit on delivery Poor work/life balance Poor upper management Age prejudice

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