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Stantec Reviews

Updated Feb 24, 2020

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3.5
68%
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77%
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Stantec President and CEO Gord Johnston
Gord Johnston
159 Ratings
  1. "Large company with good flexibility"

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    Current Employee - Civil Design Engineer in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Stantec full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work-life balance, honest pay buy nothing too crazy

    Cons

    kind of cliquey for such a large company

    Stantec2020-02-24
  2. "Typical EPC, Better To Work For Owner"

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    Former Employee - Project Buyer in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Stantec full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Experience working for different clients

    Cons

    Very little ability to impact decisions If you're not at a head office, you are effectively a grunt.

    Stantec2020-02-24
  3. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Civil Engineer in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay and provides work life balance

    Cons

    Large organization where you may get lost

    Stantec2020-02-24
  4. "Another average corporation with architecture department"

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    Former Employee - Project Architect in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    Not too much over-time, decent work-life balance

    Cons

    Bureaucratic upper management No good tech support No transparency in management No recognition or incentives for hard working

    Stantec2020-02-23
  5. "Wonderful Company to Work For"

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    Former Employee - Bridge Engineer in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Stantec full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Inclusive environment - Diverse workforce - Transparent management system - Supportive in extra ciricular activities - Diverse work portfolio

    Cons

    - Competitive wage structure - Large staff numbers makes it difficult to climb up

    Stantec2020-02-19
  6. "Great company, great people, evolving culture"

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    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Worked with a lot of great people, and enjoyed working on some fantastic projects. Had some great managers and coworkers. Each practice area operates differently.

    Cons

    Sometimes seems like the company is too large.

    Stantec2020-02-19
  7. "great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    loved the atmosphere. it was awesome

    Cons

    work was ok. never got anything great

    Stantec2020-02-17
  8. "Great company, mostly!"

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    Current Employee - Geologic Project Specialist in Okemos, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stantec full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, and generally nice co-workers.

    Cons

    Lots of annoying training that has to be done once a year that can overload an already busy schedule.

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    Stantec2020-02-14
  9. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Principal in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of interesting projects to work on, career potential is almost unlimited, management is very approachable.

    Cons

    The consulting world is stressful and not for everyone so you have to be willing to work hard and be willing to put in your time.

    Stantec2020-02-10
  10. "Not how you expect to be treated"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Stantec full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, people, interesting work making a difference

    Cons

    Long hours use you up and cast you aside, no loyalty to hard working employees

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    Stantec2020-02-09

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