EllisDon Reviews

Updated Jul 7, 2020

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3.7
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111 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great company with strong leadership and an environmental vision of the future(in 17 reviews)

  • "Great people, very helpful and team oriented(in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours and can be stressful at times(in 22 reviews)

  • "Overworked can happen making it hard for work life balance(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company with Great People"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at EllisDon full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work and develop your career

    Cons

    Hours can be long at times

  2. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Engineer in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They care about your career goals and it feels like there is opportunity for growth and making your career your own

    Cons

    Poor entry level salary that won’t griw much until you get a promotion

  3. "One of the best companies that I worked for. Great team and good culture."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Toronto Operations in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good culture. Great team. Amazing portfolio which is helpful to gain good experience. No micromanagement and boss over the shoulder culture.

    Cons

    So competitive to get promoted which us normal for the construction industry and such big companies. Salaries are the market average and benefits are the regular.

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  4. "Good company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - M&E Manager in Richmond, BC

    I have been working at EllisDon full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and great people

    Cons

    long hours and difficult to settle down

  5. "Reasonable"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Senior Construction Manager in Dubai

    I have been working at EllisDon full-time

    Pros

    Positive Team Environment & good team.

    Cons

    Limited Progression opportunities & little to no training.

  6. "Success if you rise above"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Vancouver, BC

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

    Pros

    You are given the freedom to do your best and learn from mistaked

    Cons

    You need to find a way to get noticed by Senior Management or else get lost in the sea of Jr people.

  7. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Fun to work here and Good fun.

    Cons

    none that i can think of

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  8. "Great to start"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Construction Project Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at EllisDon full-time

    Pros

    Great to start Opportunity to learn Good pay

    Cons

    Might require you to move

  9. "Amazing People. Great Company."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Superintendent in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at EllisDon full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Challenging, rewarding, and exciting environment. People and company culture.

    Cons

    Long hours and can be stressful at times.

  10. "People Oriented."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at EllisDon full-time

    Pros

    Training is offered and encouraged.

    Cons

    Jobs are where the work is.

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