Wood Reviews

Updated Aug 11, 2020

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3.4
61%
Recommend to a Friend
72%
Approve of CEO
Wood Chief Executive Robin Watson
Robin Watson
214 Ratings
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Cons
  • "Poor management, bad handover when people leave(in 11 reviews)

  • "Wood Group does not seem to understand what they bought in Amec Foster Wheeler and are making redundant/outsourcing their technology services(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Good Company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Engineer 

    I worked at Wood full-time

    Pros

    Good Management, colleagues are co-operative, team work

    Cons

    Work uncertainty, lack of work, work off load to asia

  2. "Great place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - HVAC Engineer in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of variety of Work

    Cons

    The downside of working here is that the work hours are too long.


  3. "Good company, friendly people"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Water Resources Engineer in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at Wood full-time

    Pros

    The people are the best, many of them are friendly and are invested in helping you with your professional development and working with you.

    Cons

    As with any consulting position, there's a lot of pressure to have billable hours. When times are tough, this will compete with your time to build yourself (and your company's) technical capacity.

  4. "Company review"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, ON

    I have been working at Wood full-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, able to advance your career within the company

    Cons

    Poor communication between management level and staff level

  5. COVID-19

    "Care and compassion"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Recruiter in Hamilton, ON
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    In the area of the business that I work in, I see daily genuine care and compassion for people. A learning environment that provides opportunity to anyone who puts their hand up. A supportive environment that gives you the tools and resources to succeed.

    Cons

    Some projects are vulnerable to COVID resulting in projects pausing indefinitely

  6. "Good Company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Vancouver, BC

    I worked at Wood full-time

    Pros

    Great clients and business model.

    Cons

    I can think of no cons .

  7. "i searched a lot about this company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SharePoint Administrator in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    it is best to place for me to expand my knowledge because their job is related to my science, which is industrial engineering.

    Cons

    there are no drawbacks for this company

  8. "Work is client driven"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Piping Designer in St. John's, NL

    I have been working at Wood full-time

    Pros

    Lots of work when there are projects available

    Cons

    Quick layoffs when hours dry up.

  9. "n/a"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Document Control Manager 
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wood full-time

    Pros

    It is a large international consulting firm

    Cons

    There are many fluctuations in work load

  10. "World's leading engineering co"

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

    I have been working at Wood full-time

    Pros

    World wide engineering company (Oil&Gas, Renewable Energy, Transportation etc)

    Cons

    Wood is leading Company and doesn't have any cons

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