Poor Management-Keep hiring and then giving lay-offs
QC Field Engineer (Former Employee) – VivaNext – 17 October 2013
Very Very poor management.I was hired as permanent employee and worked for 1.5 years with good record.They were keep hiring for their "New" civil division and at the end screwed up with budget and started lay-off old employees and kept less experienced "newbies". Don't have any collaboration among other divisions.
poor management, open bar and still keeping retired people
Good Start in your career. More for a seasoned (5-10 plus) professional.
ESTIMATOR (Former Employee) – Richmond, BC – 18 October 2017
Pros: If learning is your primary focus, EllisDon is where you want to be. The learning is every hour of every day. Overall, EllisDon BC branch was an very good place to work. The people and projects worked on and pursued were second to none. It's a collaborative and flatarchy corporate structure where everyone can talk to anyone if it's conducive to procuring a project.
Cons: The pay. It's low to start and can extend for a while even if you have proved yourself and experienced moderate success. The management in place keeps wages low in order to finance project pursuits and keep their bonuses high. I can't completely blame them for doing that since I can't say 100% that I wouldn't do the same thing. However, considering the point in time I'm at in life and the production I gave, pay did not match performance. I'm afraid it's a recurring theme there.