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30+ days ago

Senior Environmental Scientist/Project Manager

Stantec Okemos, MI

* Support current clients including government, private, and energy sector clients with biological, regulatory, ecosystem restoration, and other…

30+ days ago

Team Lead Environmental Remediation

Stantec Calgary, CA,US

**Team Lead**opportunity within the Calgary Business Centre. This integrated and diverse group consists of approximately 40 dedicated staff providing…

30+ days ago

Junior /Intermediate /Senior Materials Technologists, FIFO, Muskrat Falls

Stantec Moncton

**FIFO**) arrangement. The typical turnaround will be 14 days onsite and 7 days offsite. Camp accommodations will be provided. *Note that these…

30+ days ago

Senior Mining Closure and Rehabilitation Specialist

Stantec Guelph

**Intermediate or Senior Mining Closure and Rehabilitation Specialist**. In this role you will: * Complete or amend existing Closure Plans as well…

30+ days ago

Marketing Coordinator

Stantec Edmonton, CA,US

At Stantec, we design with community in mind. If youre looking for a career where you know that you can make a difference in the communities we…

30+ days ago

Senior Planner

Stantec Toronto +3 locations

Our Community Development Group is dedicated to building healthy and resilient communities where we live, work and play. Successful communities are…

30+ days ago

Senior Mining Hydrogeologist

Stantec Markham

**Hydrogeologist**. As a senior practitioner in the mining sector you will be responsible for the development and delivery of technical solutions and…

7 days ago

Intermediate Transportation Technologist

Stantec Calgary, CA,US

We manage the project development process proactively, recognizing that successful transportation projects require more than just good technical…

30+ days ago

Senior Wildlife Biologist

Stantec Kelowna +7 locations

***Senior Wildlife Biologist***to help lead our Wildlife programs. Based in one of our 9 British Columbia offices, the ideal candidate for this…

11 days ago

Environmental Service Sector Leader Power Sector

Stantec Calgary, CA,US

**Environmental Services Lead for our Power Sector**in Calgary, Alberta. The successful candidate will be someone with exceptional leadership…

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    Solid company on paper; locally challenged.

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Louisville, KY

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


    The company appears to have a reasonable backbone for success and seems to have the tools for employee satisfaction. Internal resources and technical expertise throughout the company provide a wealth of resources to serve clients. Employee benefits (outside of salary) seem a bit above the other firms in the region.


    The entire business model is based on acquisitions. Find a firm with a 20+% profit margin; acquire the company; raise billable rates 20%; and hope that after a year you retain a few of the top players so you can make a 5% profit after you have taken care of the abundance of overhead (accountants, lawyers, policy makers, etc).
    The point: When a company rapidly expands, it has trouble with it's identity. Each acquired firm had their own formula for success. Changing that formula on a local level is slow and sometimes appears almost nonexistent. Acquisitions should be balanced with organic growth. For more information, review the company size five years ago, ten years ago. This company needs more than a feel-good policy written by a suit in a vacuum.

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    If you are going to grow the firm 10-20% each year with acquisitions, do a better job of facilitating them. Review turnover and employee retention. It is not the lower quality worker that leave. What does that mean you are left with?...
    Find a way to decrease overhead.
    Weekly policy changes and "new and improved" initiatives are a distraction to the typical employee focused on project implementation. It would be far more beneficial to focus on simple, effective strategies and then implement said strategy. Likely, two major issues would be better addressed: message consistency to workers and diminished overhead need for writers of ever-changing policy.

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