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Very positve work enviroment, a lot of opportunites

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Electrical Supervisor in Toronto, ON (Canada)
Current Employee - Senior Electrical Supervisor in Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at SNC-Lavalin full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

The largest Canadian engineering company involved in mining, petrochemical, nuclear, power generation and industrial fields. Opportunities to work in design, engineering and construction

Cons

Too large to be noticed, lack of transparency

Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Finance in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Finance in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at SNC-Lavalin full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    excellent RRSP/DPSP contribution from company match
    autonomy in your work and work schedule
    Earned day off schedule
    lots of opportunity for advancement
    salaries and benefit package are competative

    Cons

    High stress environment
    no training for employees
    processes are broken
    They do not have a health spending account
    vacation allowance is ancient in the Calgary market

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    learn how to retain your employees, treat them well and understand what it means for work life balance.
    Vacation should be at 4 weeks for intermediate to senior levels to start

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    It was a great experience in helping execute and control some of the bigeest mining projects in the world.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Controls Manager/Director in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Project Controls Manager/Director in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at SNC-Lavalin full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    1.Leading Canadian EPC company with major projects worldwide.
    2.Lot of opportunities for career development
    3. Ability to compete and win mega projects
    4. Competitive salary and benefit package and HR policies

    Cons

    1.Too much accommodation of client requirements/interference even if it's to the detriment of the project success.
    2. Poor communication amongst the various levels of management, offices, and divisions.
    3. Grown too big too fast, and unable to integrate the entities into "One Company" model

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1. Increase communication on projects, offices, entities, and obtain feed back through employee surveys with bottoms up approach.
    2. Resist unreasonable client's interference in SNC-Lavalin's proven procedures and systems to deliver projects.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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