TransCanada
3.3 of 5 56 reviews
www.transcanada.com Calgary, Canada 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Apr 2, 2014

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TransCanada President, CEO, and Director Russell K. (Russ) Girling

Russell K. (Russ) Girling

(28 ratings)

77% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Great benefits, work life balance"
    in 7 reviews
  • "Great job stability, Good benefits, good pay"
    in 7 reviews
Cons:
  • "constant management changes, work load, middle management that really knows little about what they are managing"
    in 6 reviews
  • "heirarchy and office politics can be draining"
    in 3 reviews
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TransCanada was Great Company to work for.

Technician (Former Employee)
Bemidji, MN

I worked at TransCanada full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat Benifits, Great Co-workers, Great Pay

ConsTravel away from home often. Under Manpower to cover large area with multiple task, projects.

Advice to Senior ManagementHire more employees to reduce the travel & stress to complete multiple jobs.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Just trying to appease the Canadian overlords.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at TransCanada full-time for more than a year

ProsThey value family/vacation time. The moving packages for employees transferring locations is better than any other company I know. They have really good benefits, although the insurance plan is changing so the health benefits won't be as good as they used to be.

ConsCompensation is no great shakes. Promotions are few and far between. If you're not Canadian, you probably aren't going very far in this company.

Advice to Senior ManagementIt's okay to let people do their jobs and trust them to make decisions. It's also okay to hold contractors responsible for their mistakes. Novel, I know.

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What it is like to intern at TransCanada

Mechanical Engineering Intern (Former Employee)
Troy, MI

I worked at TransCanada as an intern for less than a year

ProsGreat company, the people are nice and the work is interesting. You are able to grow as an engineer and learn a lot from senior engineers.

ConsNot a lot of opportunity for full time hire

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what you're doing

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Company - advancement Opportunities very limited

Technology (Current Employee)

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

ProsGreat benefits and Pay - Great work life balance - knowledgeable employees - Great safety culture - Community relations - Friendly environment

Conslittle chance for advancement, aging senior management, Tons of Bureaucracy , Very few oppertunites to stay current with technology ,

Advice to Senior Managementget some younger thoughts into management - embrace technology

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Technologist

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsGreat benefits, work life balance

ConsI have been here over 5 years, no advancement opportunites. old management, old technology

Advice to Senior Managementnew technology, younger management

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Software Developer (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at TransCanada as an intern for less than a year

Pros_ Good pay
_ Friendly Environment

Cons_ A few awful managers.
_ My manager (Sam) is super cool.

Advice to Senior Management_ Make employees work harder.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Mechanical Technician (Former Employee)
Sandwich, IL

I worked at TransCanada full-time for less than a year

ProsGood pay, steady work, many locations

ConsOlder equipment at some locations

Advice to Senior ManagementBetter technical training

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good Company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at TransCanada

ProsGood Company solid benefits and senior management

ConsDisconnect with required mobility of employees

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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excellent

Intern (Current Employee)
Houston, TX

I have been working at TransCanada as an intern for less than a year

ProsNice working environment, everyone is really friendly

Conscommuting downtown is painful (1hour each way)

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Mechanical Technician (Former Employee)
Sandwich, IL

I worked at TransCanada full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat job stability, Good benefits, good pay

ConsPoor training, poor teamwork, inconsistent application of safety procedures

Advice to Senior ManagementImprove training for new hires

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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