Ausenco Employee Reviews

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Decent Company to Work For
Facilities Assistant (Current Employee) –  Vancouver, BC9 June 2016
Many great people work there making daily work very enjoyable. Follows the up and down trend of Engineering with hiring and layoffs. No raises given for consecutive years.
The company does an overall great job of keeping staff moral with biweekly donut sessions and monthly pub nights paid for.
Pros
Coworkers are great people
Cons
Cycles through staff
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Safety First
Office Services Assistant (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC8 July 2016
Ausenco focuses on safety on site and at the office with many employees being genuinely passionate about safety and safety practice improvement.
Pros
Positive Environment
Cons
Interval Project Work
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Honest company
Payroll Administrator (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC3 May 2016
Great training. Good work life balance as overtime was seldom worked. Weekly meetings to ensure we were all on the same page as a department
Pros
Flexible
Cons
Downtown Vancouver
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Good working place
SENIOR DESIGNER (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC9 February 2016
Good working place, nice and friendly people and managers, very save working place, fun to work, always very safety first working conditions, regular meetings about company projects, future, great opportunities to grow as a person and professional as well, ......
Pros
Relativelly free working time
Cons
No Cons
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interesting work
Senior Piping Checker/Designer (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB8 March 2016
Well managed and organised. Good set of in house procedures and standards. did their best to keep every one as work diminished
Pros
good working conditions
Cons
ran out of work
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Great place to work.
Senior Material Handling Designer (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC26 November 2015
Good place to work learning from and teaching colleagues on site visits new techniques and skills learnt including mentoring young engineer in training.
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You're only full time if there's a project budget for your hours
Full-time salaried employee - HAH! (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB18 June 2015
great flexible hours if you have a budget for your work,
Co-workers are wonderful there but staff turnover is high,
Some of the managers are great to work with, but there are some managers that should not be in their positions,
Company spokesperson during coffee talk meetings is an unrealistic visionary and needs to get "real",
Pros
Flexible work hours
Cons
Poor morale within company, You're only needed if there's sufficient project budget for your hours, Company spokesperson has great visions for future work but is unrealistic
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Good working environment with flexiable time schedule.
Electrical Engineer (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB16 June 2015
office hour is from 8 am to 4 pm. I learned about engineering calculations, load flow study, short circuit analysis, arc flash analysis, relay co-ordination, area classification, motor control schematic, cable sizing, cable schedule. Management is co-operative and hear everybody's opinion. Co-workers are helpful and co-operative.
Pros
Flexible work schedule
Cons
Benefits are not competative
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lunch and learn, mechanical department lunch, celebrated birthday parties etc.
SR. MECHANICAL SPECIALIST (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB4 September 2015
I got valuable experience during worked with Ausenco Engineering. There was excellent EPCM environment and friendly colleagues which helped me every moment to pursue a quality work.
Pros
free coffee
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Ausenco is a good and flexable time workplace
Electrical Engineer (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB30 May 2015
Regular office hour from 8 am to 5 pm, but we work one hour more to get day off on every alternative Friday. I learned about MRQ, MRP, Single line diagram, motor control schematic, area classification, cable schedule, ETAP, AGi32. I can share my idea with management and they listen. My co-workers are helpful, they help each other when needed.
Pros
Every alternative Friday we get day off.
Cons
Long hour, but enjoyable
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Professional, multicultural and fun place to work
Project Engineer (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB18 June 2015
Ausenco Calgary and Halifax offices count with very professional people who not only allow you to learn from daily technical interactions, but also are very open to new work ways.
Pros
The diversity of people you get to work with
Cons
Dependency on continuous flow of projects, not allowing to focus on own areas of improvement.
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Horrible company
engineer (Former Employee) –  calgary3 June 2015
really bad company
DO NOT JOIN

HIRE AND FIRE

People in that company hate working it

Projex was a great company but Ausenco ruined it

Horrible management in the company

STAY AS FAR AWAY AS POSSIBLE AND IF U JOIN BY MISTAKE KEEP ON LOOKING FOR JOBS COZ THEY WILL LAY U OFF BEFORE U KNOW IT
Pros
no pros
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Good pay, poor management
Professional Engineer (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC18 February 2014
Little to no culture beside safety is all we do slogan. Policies for paper, but rarely for practice. Poor management. High workload and get it done it by yesterday projects with poor planning. When stock price falls and customers are nowhere, upper management plans acquisitions. No job security. Hire-fire staff management. No advancement. No staff meetings and no performance reviews. Avoid if you can.
Pros
Good pay and location
Cons
Poor management
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best company I've worked for!
Administrative Assistant (Current Employee) –  Vancouver, BC8 November 2012
Don't let the negative feedback fool you, Auseno is a great place to work!

Competative wages, great company culture, and management that leads by example are just a few of the reasons why there are thousands of happy long term employees here.

Review boards are always skewed because disgruntled employees take the time to complain and happy ones don't. Search any company online and you will find a ton of negative feedback.

Come work at Ausenco and decide for yourself!
Pros
contests, free lunches, yoga room, discounted transit, break room with tv and kitchen, fridays off (conditions apply)
Cons
with so many staff it's hard to remember all the names
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Do not trust them
Drafter (Former Employee) –  Vancouver1 May 2013
I enjoyed my time with Ausenco for the most part and found my co-workers to be very friendly and helpful.
I learned new skills and experiences from some good people.

This was all good until things started to get bad for the company.
We were asked to take unpaid leave and that good things were coming.
This was all lies as they were plotting lay-offs without telling anybody.
I got stabbed in the back this way without any notice or warning.
Very unprofessional at management level
Pros
Learned a lot and friendly atmosphere with good co-workers
Cons
Very ruthless cut-throat company, don't trust them
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A very well balanced group of site personal and contractors.
Civil/Structural Site Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Gibraltar Mine, B.C.23 October 2013
The project was 75% greenfield work and the balance was within the operating mill.
Particularly enjoyed this project as the scope of work was very complex and schedule driven. An exceptional team made the entire tenure a pleasure to be a main player.

The owner had selected a group of contractors which were specialists in their field which and my duties were to monitor, coordinate the daily prioritized events in a safe and cost effective manner.

The shift was 20 days in and a 8 day turnaround, hours often varied but minimum was a 10 hour shift.
Pros
A very safety conscious owner and work team.
Cons
Not many to mention, if one would be it was a very windy site.
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Small streamlined company with fast paced work approach
Senior Engineer (Former Employee) –  Calgary, Alberta4 June 2015
Small streamlined company with fast paced work approach that likes to see you at your desk working. Salary and benefits are average.
Pros
People are for the most part friendly
Cons
Small company with only a few perks
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Great team
Project Manager (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON29 June 2015
Very similar experience to any other EPCM engineering consulting firm. People were definitely the greatest asset. Salary and benefits were very competitive.
Pros
Great location
Cons
Some travel
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An awesome team enviornment
Document Control Specialist (Current Employee) –  Vancouver, BC8 January 2015
Very supportive, professional atmosphere.
Opportunities for learning.
A company dedicated to the community.
Employees have the opportunity to be involved in outside of work activities: dragon boating, tennis, volleyball, etc.
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Amiable staff
Mechanical, Electrical and Process Designer (Former Employee) –  Burlington Ontario18 September 2012
Worked there for almost 3 years. They handle building engineering services a work place that fluctuates with the economy
Pros
good staff
Cons
keeps a core staff for hard time
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