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great place to work if mediocrity is your goal

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Former Employee - Project Manager  in  San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Project Manager in San Francisco, CA

Pros

great people, multidisciplinary collaboration and a north american reach that is remarkable. a place to practice the trade while building the wings to fly.

Cons

communication between offices, teams and leadership needs improvement. Practice of the corporate vision is weak. Identity and vision is leaking.

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    Good ethics

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    Current Employee - Cadd Technician  in  Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Cadd Technician in Phoenix, AZ

    Pros

    Opportunity for advancement, lots of experienced people to assist in the development of career growth, competative salary, lots of offices for relocation possibilities

    Cons

    Benefits are a little lack luster, because of the size of the company and the rapid growth plan of the company, sometime feel like communications are lacking

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    Typical Large Civil Driven Design Firm

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    Former Employee - Architect  in  Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Architect in Denver, CO

    Pros

    Interoffice communication is pretty good at Stantec. They have a good (visual) business model and support this conceptually. There is good web-based technology to link offices and keep marketing, project team formation and financial information flowing.

    Cons

    The firm is not a progressive firm and is heavily top-down with little bottom-up information flow, though that is part of the official party line. This firm is managed quarterly, i.e. for short-term profits, like every other publicly traded firm. Sustainability is mentioned on their webpage, but it's not part of the corporate culture, rather an add-on.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please consider deepening the sustainability culture and also adding lean thinking for design team integration. This is a major innovation that other large firms are making happen (CH2MHill) and even small firms are nimbly making this a major part of their culture to great advantage.

    Approves of CEO
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