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Found 900 of over 1K reviews
4.1
82% Recommend to a Friend
PCL Construction President and CEO Dave Filipchuk
87% Approve of CEO

Found 894 of over 1K reviews

4.1
82%
Recommend to a Friend
87%
Approve of CEO
PCL Construction President and CEO Dave Filipchuk
Dave Filipchuk
306 Ratings

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Pros
  • "Health benefits are good.(in 82 reviews)
  • "The majority of the people who do the day to day tasks are great people.(in 70 reviews)
  • "And good pay(in 41 reviews)
  • "great culture and company promotion(in 35 reviews)
  • "Great team and learning environment(in 22 reviews)
Cons
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Awesome Company

    Nov 20, 2022 - Project Accountant in Denver, CO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Family atmosphere, fast paced, cool projects

    Cons

    training could be better for all new hires

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    PCL Construction Response

    Human Resources Specialist, North American Headquarters

    Thanks for your review. We do have some pretty iconic projects in Denver and across North America! We also would love to hear your thoughts on how to improve the training experience for new hires. Remember to fill in the anonymous 6-month new hire survey that you get!

  2. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Good for Construction, Bad Company Overall

    Nov 23, 2022 - Project Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    If you have a family they’re really understanding about your schedule flexibility but if you don’t have a family, they expect more of you. Not great for work-life balance or hours. But they’re more progressive when it comes to the construction industry - females in the field, more diverse hires, but less qualified applicants. Good for a long term career if you buy into their shares program but you won’t make a size-able profit until the 7th year.

    Cons

    The Denver district is one of the worst but the further you get from it, the better the company culture gets. 55 hours is the minimum they expect you to work but legally they won’t let you record more that 40. There’s no overtime pay, they pay you on the lower end of the pay scale and expect you to “pay dues.” If you stick around for poor treatment for about 5 years you’ll gain enough clout to have upper management’s respect.

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  4. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Decent

    Nov 21, 2022 - Industrial Electrical Foreman 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great company overall to work with

    Cons

    Don’t pay electrical current wages

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    PCL Construction Response

    Human Resources Specialist, North American Headquarters

    Thank you for using the Glassdoor platform to provide your review.

  5. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great place to work

    Nov 21, 2022 - Project Engineer III in San Diego, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    PCL is a great place to start learning and building your career. I would recommended this company to anyone really wanting to learn. You do not have a structured learning process or structure with mentors, so you really get out of it whatever you put in. Benefits are great, salaries are not known for bein great. Performance is reviewed on a structured basis which is very helpful.

    Cons

    As with most construction companies, your flexibility and willingness to move are assumed. You will need to be open to that. Salary like I mentioned is not great and there is no transparency. The company is definitely only concerned with making money. Share offers can be great, however, upper management has it's own set of shares with higher quantity and much higher return which is, in my opinion, disgusting. Promotions are typically slow in San Diego district as there are quite a few people but not enough jobs to support everyone moving up or advancing.

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    PCL Construction Response

    Human Resources Specialist, North American Headquarters

    Thanks for your feedback. As part of our total rewards package, we review salaries annually to ensure employees are compensated fairly. The optional employee ownership program is one part of our rewards package. Our mobility program offers further career growth and advancement opportunities.

  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    HSE Supervisor

    Oct 31, 2022 - HSE Supervisor in Denver, CO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    great culture, stock options good health benefits

    Cons

    limited salary growth for the posistion

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    PCL Construction Response

    Human Resources Specialist, North American Headquarters

    Thanks for your review! Employee ownership is one of the perks of working for PCL. Looking ahead to what's next for your career is just as important to PCL as looking ahead to what's next for our industry. We encourage you to chat with your supervisor and HRPD team about your growth. You can also consider participating in one of our leadership academy opportunities.

  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Good

    Oct 20, 2022 - Project Engineer in Denver, CO
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Expanded very quickly this year

    Cons

    GREAT COMPANY TO WORK FOR

    1 person found this review helpful

    PCL Construction Response

    Human Resources Specialist, North American Headquarters

    PCL is definitely in growth mode! Thanks for your review.

  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    great company

    Oct 17, 2022 - Project Engineer in Seattle, WA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    great company awesome people to work with

    Cons

    No cons to think of

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    PCL Construction Response

    Human Resources Specialist, North American Headquarters

    Thanks for your review! There are some pretty amazing PCLers that help us build better communities one project at a time.

  9. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Machine operator

    Oct 7, 2022 - Forklift Operator 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Building big beautiful buildings !

    Cons

    Treat workers better ! And treat people like humans

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    PCL Construction Response

    Human Resources Specialist, North American Headquarters

    PCL is a part of some of the most iconic structures in North America! We wouldn't be able to accomplish these projects without the capabilities of our PCLers. We are concerned with your comments and encourage you to reach out to your HR/Workforce team OR call our confidential ethics hotline: 1-800-461-9330 to provide more details.

  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Favor

    Oct 19, 2022 - Construction Laborer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great pay and management ok

    Cons

    Play favorites to much at times

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    PCL Construction Response

    Human Resources Specialist, North American Headquarters

    Thanks for your review. If there are any ever ethical concerns feel free to reach out to our confidential ethics hotline 1-800-461-9330.

  11. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Current employee

    Oct 20, 2022 - Project Manager in Orlando, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great health care benefits for employees

    Cons

    Not a great place for people with families

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    PCL Construction Response

    Human Resources Specialist, North American Headquarters

    Thanks for your review. Please reach out to your supervisor and HRPD manager to learn more about our flexible work-hour program to see if that could help in balancing work and family time.

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PCL Construction Reviews FAQs

PCL Construction has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 1,139 reviews left anonymously by employees. 82% of employees would recommend working at PCL Construction to a friend and 77% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 3% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, PCL Construction employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at PCL Construction. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

82% of PCL Construction employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated PCL Construction 3.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 4.1 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at PCL Construction to be culture, career development, benefits and the cons to be management, work life balance.

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