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Metro Testing + Engineering Reviews

Updated Sep 9, 2019

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Metro Testing + Engineering CEO Robert Gilbert
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  1. "Rough Work"

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    Current Employee - Lab Technician in Burnaby, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Metro Testing + Engineering full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Engineer is a cool guy

    Cons

    Everyone else will make you miserable and wishing for death

    Metro Testing + Engineering2019-09-10
  2. "Working at Metro has given me incredible opportunities to discover and invest in me passions"

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    Current Employee - Recruitment Specialist in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Metro Testing + Engineering full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Strong caring and Family orientated culture

    Cons

    Unclear lines of communication at times

    Advice to Management

    Streamlining communication and implementation processes of new initiatives

    Metro Testing + Engineering2019-07-03
  3. "material testing technican"

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    Current Employee - Technical in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at Metro Testing + Engineering full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fair salary, enjoy the environment

    Cons

    no bonus payment for employee

    Metro Testing + Engineering2019-05-08

    Metro Testing + Engineering Response

    July 3, 2019Recruitment Specialist

    Joel here from the HR team – I’m glad to hear you’re enjoying the work environment. We put a big emphasis on keeping that “family-culture” we have. We have a number of programs and incentives for our team that are on offer all year round – Can you reach out to me internally about ...

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  4. "Good starting point for engineering students looking for their first co-op"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Metro Testing + Engineering

    Pros

    Opportunities to explore different material tests

    Cons

    A majority of your work is repetitive

    Metro Testing + Engineering2019-02-20
  5. "Lab work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Metro Testing + Engineering full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced but rewarding work process

    Cons

    Hard physical work that requires a mindset especially in the summer

    Metro Testing + Engineering2019-01-19

    Metro Testing + Engineering Response

    July 3, 2019Recruitment Specialist

    Joel here from the HR team. Great to hear that you found the work process rewarding, that is something the leadership team had been focusing on lately. We have a number of positions that are physically demanding – and like you said: these peak in the summer. This is something we have ...

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  6. "Coop Engineer"

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    Former Apprentice - Anonymous Apprentice 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Metro Testing + Engineering

    Pros

    Exposure to different construction projects

    Cons

    Pay, work environment cliquey, and unpredictable work hours.

    Advice to Management

    Promote more professionalism in the lower ranks

    Metro Testing + Engineering2018-11-06
  7. "Civil Engineering Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Metro Testing + Engineering part-time

    Pros

    Highly organized Companies which has great experience in large scale projects . Engineers are high talented

    Cons

    People in office and management and field people are in separate environment

    Metro Testing + Engineering2018-03-17

    Metro Testing + Engineering Response

    July 3, 2019Recruitment Specialist

    Hi, Joel here from the HR team. Thank you for your review! Always great to hear positive responses from our team (past & present). We’re aware that there is some separation in the office/management environments and those in the field/technician roles in the past. I’m excited to ...

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  8. "Internship"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern 

    I worked at Metro Testing + Engineering

    Pros

    Great people and work environment

    Cons

    Fast paced and challenging yet a great experience

    Metro Testing + Engineering2017-12-11
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good start"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Metro Testing + Engineering full-time

    Pros

    good starting point for field experience

    Cons

    physically taxing for materials testers

    Metro Testing + Engineering2016-11-06
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Field Tech"

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    Field Technician in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Metro Testing + Engineering

    Pros

    Great people to be around and generally a friendly and welcoming environment.

    Cons

    Can sometimes be overworked and have to be on-call.

    Metro Testing + Engineering2016-10-16

    Metro Testing + Engineering Response

    July 3, 2019Recruitment Specialist

    Hello – Joel here from the HR team. Thanks for writing in – and glad to hear that you’ve found our culture here friendly and welcoming. We do have some positions that are required to be on-call at certain times of the season. We make sure that there are clear guidelines and communication ...

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