Propak Systems Ltd. Employee Reviews

Found 42 reviews matching the search
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Brutal
Crane Operator (Former Employee) –  Airdrie, AB3 February 2017
if you like a place were getting treated like garbage and having to always watch your back then this is the place. management is just a bunch of buddies who treat people they don't consider part of the group like dirt. safety looks great on paper until you walk out of the room then its get the job done or be an outcast.
Was this review helpful?YesNoReport
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Great place to work
Engineering Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  Airdrie, AB27 January 2017
Excellent place to work. Working in the Document Control Department was very demanding and challenging. However, we pulled together as a team and got the job done.
Pros
Found my job to be very rewarding.
Cons
Short staffed at times
Was this review helpful?YesNoReport
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
alright
Shipper/Packer (Former Employee) –  Airdrie, AB9 January 2017
Propak is a decent company to work for as long as you know someone there or else you wont get hired. They strive to make employees quit over firing them
Was this review helpful?Yes1NoReport
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Great Employer with state of the Art Technology
JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN (Former Employee) –  Airdrie, AB27 December 2016
Panel shop and Fabrication Shop - co-workers are knowledgeable.
Employer is pro-active in supporting employees in upgrading their education skill sets. Management and Supervisors are on site and helpful. Set deadlines need to be met, you need to be skilled at your job and get it done right the first time. Great group of people to work with - enjoyable atmosphere.
Pros
Holiday Pay, RRSP contriubtions support
Cons
Night Shifts
Was this review helpful?YesNoReport
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
It is an excellent company.
Forklift Operator (Former Employee) –  Airdrie, AB24 December 2016
It is an excellent company. Everyone got along with the management and co-workers. The most enjoyable part was the communication between everyone.
Was this review helpful?YesNo1Report
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Corporate challenge
Forklift Operator (Former Employee) –  Airdrie, AB23 November 2016
They have lots of sports teams you can enter and give you a raise every year. They give you good response and medical and dental.
Was this review helpful?YesNoReport
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Good techinical experience was gained due to a manufacture shop on the premises
Electrical Engineer (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB21 November 2016
Propak gave me excellent technical experience due to a manufacture shop being located on the premises. However, the office politics were very truculent and there is little opportunity for advancement within the company due to nepotism. Work here for about four to five years and then leave before your sanity goes. Also, Airdire is a spiritually degrading place to live and work due to the jive-plastic commuter tract home wastelands, the Potemkin village shopping plazas with their vast parking lagoons, the Lego-block hotel complexes, the 'gourmet mansardic' junk-food joints, the Orwellian office 'parks' featuring buildings sheathed in the same reflective glass as the sunglasses worn by chain-gang guards.
Pros
Excellent technical experience was gained.
Cons
The office culture was very poor.
Was this review helpful?YesNoReport
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Good group of guys
Pipefitter (Former Employee) –  Airdrie, AB21 November 2016
4-10hr shifts
decent wages
good benefits
good group of guys
good safety program
hardest part of job is working outside in inclament weather, although they will bring you inside when weather may be hazardous.
Pros
Canteen with hot lunches
Cons
lots of long term employees, so not much chance of advancement
Was this review helpful?YesNoReport
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Productive tight knit workplace
Junior Piping Designer (Former Employee) –  Airdrie, AB26 July 2016
Learned a lot coming out of college within my first two years. Salary could better match the amount of responsibilities expected per drafter.
Was this review helpful?YesNoReport
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Great Place to Work
Machinist (Current Employee) –  Airdrie, AB11 May 2016
Propak is very loyal to their employees and provides an excellent benefits plan as well as RRSP matching. Propak is a great place to work.
Was this review helpful?YesNo4Report
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Productive, people were great to work with
Plasma Cutter/Welder (Current Employee) –  Airdrie, AB8 May 2016
i was always busy,trying tyo help out where ever one can.learned how to deal with other poeple, tours, and co-workers.it was a great place to work for.
Was this review helpful?YesNo2Report
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Fun place to work with variety of tasks
Project Engineer (Former Employee) –  Airdrie, AB22 April 2016
Learned a lot during this job
Variety of tasks to do
Helpful people
Help to build technical knowledge
Build leadership skills
Was this review helpful?Yes1No2Report
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Great company
Welder/Facility (Former Employee) –  Conklin, AB18 March 2016
This company was fantastic to work for. They gave us the opportunity to teach young apprentices. The contract who the camp was through made things tough as the camp was not the greatest. We were thankful when our hitches ended, because of camp conditions.
Was this review helpful?Yes1No2Report
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
very productive. no fun
Journeyman welder/mid fitter (Former Employee) –  Airdrie, AB23 February 2016
job wasnt to bad. coworkers were great, at least most anyway.Was not a learning experience. not much inte.raction with management
Pros
good pay, good benefits, easy work
Cons
they rely on oil prices
Was this review helpful?Yes1No1Report
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
was a great company that just couldnt afford their workers
Pressure Welder (Former Employee) –  Airdrie, AB23 February 2016
Great job and great people. Got laid off due to lack of work in the oil industry and this company offered me much life and work skills
Was this review helpful?Yes2No1Report
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Good Pay, Good Benefits, Production over Safety
Millwright Journeyman (Former Employee) –  Airdrie, AB23 February 2016
Safety is preached in meetings while production is demanded while on the floor. Little interdepartmental communication and poor organizational management.
Good Pay, great benefits, and always close to home.
Was this review helpful?Yes3NoReport
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
I do like Propak, we had a great team
Instrumentation Technologist (Former Employee) –  Airdrie, AB18 February 2016
Propak Systems is a great company. We had a great team. Oil and gas industry is too slow and that's why I was laid off. I am fully appreciated for past working experience. They were not co-worker, they are my friends.
Pros
working environment
Cons
benefit
Was this review helpful?YesNo2Report
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Great Experience
B-Pressure Welder (Former Employee) –  Airdrie, AB28 January 2016
Propak specializes in Oil and Gas Production Packages and Modularized Processing Plants and operates one of the largest engineering and fabrication businesses in Canada.
Was this review helpful?YesNo1Report
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
oil and gas company
Millwright Apprentice (Former Employee) –  Airdrie, AB10 January 2016
ten hrs working a day , good salary, learning lots experences,but managament is not so good.most of co-workers are good. If working slow down there should be a long night.
Was this review helpful?YesNo1Report
Job Work/Life Balance
Salary/Benefits
Job Security/Advancement
Management
Job Culture
Great place to work
HD Mechanic Millwrighting (Former Employee) –  Airdrie, AB6 November 2015
Workers are great the management is easy to talked too. Always working on different equipment. Meeting dead lines always.
Was this review helpful?YesNo2Report

Overall rating

3.8
Based on 69 reviews
5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

Ratings by category

Work/Life Balance
3.7
Salary/Benefits
3.6
Job Security/Advancement
3.3
Management
3.1
Culture
3.3

Propak Systems Ltd. Reviews by Location