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SNC-Lavalin Mechanical Engineer Reviews

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SNC-Lavalin CEO Neil Bruce
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4 Ratings
  1. "Great place to work but needs structure"

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    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Baytown, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at SNC-Lavalin full-time

    Pros

    Variable and challenging work, helpful and friendly coworkers, and management leaves you alone to do your work.

    Cons

    New hires forced to learn by trial and error due to lack of agreement between supervisors and senior leads on procedures.

    Advice to Management

    Enforce existing procedures and develop a system of updating them on a regular basis.

    SNC-Lavalin2015-09-25
  2. "mechanical engineer"

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      Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Vancouver, BC

      I have been working at SNC-Lavalin full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      involvement in various phases of projects

      Cons

      bureaucracy is worsening over years

      SNC-Lavalin2019-07-04
    • "Good times"

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      Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Vancouver, BC
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      Integrated design team approach to projects

      Cons

      Bureaucratic, HR and IT are difficult to deal with

      SNC-Lavalin2019-06-13
    • "I worked full-time for more than a year"

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      Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Khobar

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

      Pros

      there is a Saudi Program called ASUS provide safety & excel training after work playing bowling flexibility and friendly environment

      Cons

      long work hours - training on job

      SNC-Lavalin2019-03-25
    • "Nice company"

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      Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer 

      I have been working at SNC-Lavalin full-time

      Pros

      Work Culture is very good

      Cons

      Nationality based salary some times

      SNC-Lavalin2019-02-24
    • "Great Graduate Programme"

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      Current Employee - Graduate Mechanical Engineer 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Great graduate programme with clear progression paths Helpful and highly skilled co-workers Great work life balance

      Cons

      Salary could be higher for long serving staff. Many staff feel they need to leave the company and then re-join to achieve higher wages.

      Advice to Management

      n/a

      SNC-Lavalin2019-02-07
    • "Respectable company with average work environment and norms"

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      Former Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Riyadh
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at SNC-Lavalin full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      multinational company with strong employee policy

      Cons

      Saudi Arabia Branch HR department is problematic

      Advice to Management

      Please maintain the company norms and standards

      SNC-Lavalin2018-11-26
    • Helpful (1)

      "Mechanical Engineer"

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      Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Edmonton, AB
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at SNC-Lavalin full-time for less than a year

      Pros

      Good location. Downtown. Nice building.

      Cons

      No direction at all. Constant lay off. No vision.

      Advice to Management

      Keep your employees. Treat them like employee. Invest in hr development.

      SNC-Lavalin2018-07-13
    • "SNC-LAVALIN review"

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      Former Employee - Lead Mechanical Engineer in Doha
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at SNC-Lavalin for more than 3 years

      Pros

      With over 100 years' experience in EPC projects, SNC-LAVALIN has built a reputation for developing close and long-lasting relationships with top tier clients and creating long-term value for their organizations. SNC professionals provide integrated, cost-effective and sustainable solutions for upstream, midstream and downstream projects worldwide.

      Cons

      The most important feature of SNC-LAVALIN is its capability to deliver the EPC projects

      SNC-Lavalin2017-12-17
    • "work environment"

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      Current Employee - Principal Mechanical Engineer in Doha
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      organized work environment and nice pay scale when compared to their competitors

      Cons

      work stress level is bit high

      Advice to Management

      more interaction between employee and management is required and steps to be taken in that direction

      SNC-Lavalin2017-10-17
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