Cardno Reviews

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Cardno Acting Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer Graham Yerbury
Graham Yerbury
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  • Good culture and people

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer
    Current Employee - Engineer

    I have been working at Cardno full-time (More than 5 years)

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    Pros

    Great group of people to work with and work for. The company is large so there's lots of room to move around or upward if you're hard working. It's an international company which allows for transfers to other parts of the world if that interests you. Benefits are average.

    Cons

    As a consulting company most jobs require travel. Some projects are 1-2 years long which can require A LOT of time on the road. For some folks this is a positive and it was for me as well in the beginning but it can be draining after several years. The company (my sector) is very top heavy and the folks at the top of paid well but the lower and mid level employees are not. Moving into leadership roles can also be a challenge.

    Advice to Management

    Show appreciation to your younger and mid level staff. Take the time to recognize those with potential and invest in them through their salary, training, and encouragement. Doing these things will likely result in very loyal employees who appreciate and respect the culture you are trying to maintain.


Cardno Interviews

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    Lab Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Alabaster, AL
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source – interviewed at Cardno (Alabaster, AL) in May 2015.

    Interview

    My resume was forwarded to Cardno ATC's Laboratory Supervisor from one of the Internet Job boards and I received an e-mail inviting me for an interview. I waited one week before my interview appointment. During my wait time I sent e-mails to him asking more about the position and he quickly replied and answered all questions in great detail.

    Interview Questions

    • To start, they wanted me to tell them more about myself. How much would you like to be paid an hour? What Science classes have you taken? They described the job in great detail and are willing to teach everything necessary to succeed in the job. They informed me that they are currently in the middle of a company merge. Also that certifications as needed will be paid for by the company.   Answer Question

Cardno Awards & Accolades

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Top 500 Design Firms , Engineering News-Record (ENR), 2013
Hot Firm List , ZweigWhite, 2012
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Additional Info

Website www.cardno.com
Headquarters Brisbane, Australia
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1945
Type Company - Public (CDD)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors AECOM, Stantec, CH2M

Cardno is an ASX-200 professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world. The Cardno team is comprised of leading professionals who plan, design, manage and deliver sustainable projects and community programs. Our diverse skills and experience ... More

Mission: Cardno provides services to plan, design, manage and deliver sustainable physical, social and economic infrastructure for local and international communities. Cardno’s core values shape the way we work as individuals and as an organization. They help ensure that we attract and retain staff with common values which will help us meet the needs of clients and the communities in which we work. In 2015, Cardno celebrates 70 years of shaping the future for communities around the world.

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    70 years of Shaping the Future

    In 2015, Cardno celebrates 70 years of shaping the future for communities around the world. Originating in Brisbane, Australia in 1945 as a small engineering consultancy known as Cardno & Davies - contributing significantly to the development of Queensland through the post-war boom years - Cardno today has more than 8,000 staff worldwide delivering physical, environmental and social infrastructure projects in more than 100 countries.

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