Shawcor Employee Reviews

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Overall good Company
Production Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB8 October 2016
Long days when busy, Definitely no work life balance 7 days a week going hard, management was supportive but always on a constant hiring cycle due to the high rate of turn over.Co-workers were good.
Pros
great pay
Cons
No Life
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Lots of opportunity but lacking leadership
Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Fort St. John, BC5 October 2016
With Shawcor their is a lot of opportunity for advancement. I found the people I worked with to be the main reason for going to work as the job is quite unfulfilling.

Day to day work changed all the time at customer requests. Employees were often told what they were doing during the day, just to be thrown in 3 more directions within an hour.

I recommend this company to anyone looking for advancement and an opportunity to climb the corporate ladder, but if you are someone looking for structure, organization and leadership....Look elsewhere.
Pros
Guaranteed full time hours in oil patch position
Cons
random hours (8-16), dont make any plans for weekends as your on call 24/7
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There is so much to learn, not a very progressive company
Project Manager, Process Engineering (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON12 September 2016
Shawcor is a big company or let me correct myself used to be big in the industry. Backward decision making and lack of coordination have made it a less scary rival for others out there.
Things got worse when the oil price went down in 2014. There was no strategy to get on its feet that's why most of the new hires tend to be on contract which jeopardized the job security.
Pros
Still a pretty big name, One can learn new things
Cons
Poor benefits, no job security and less place for improvement
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Amazing second home
Operations Assistant (Current Employee) –  Red Deer, AB25 May 2016
I love my job here at Shawcor, I am the operations assistant and help each and every co worker everyday. I am responsible for multiple tasks in a day to help make the office and other's jobs easier.
Pros
Comfortable
Cons
long drive to work
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Bad Morale
Operations Assistant Head Office (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB19 April 2016
This job had bad morale in the working environment, treated employees with no respect, large turnover. Managers were not professional at their jobs.
Pros
Hours
Cons
Disrespect
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Great when oil prices are high...
Sales and Marketing (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB28 May 2015
Lots of great people but doesn't realize the company has zero brand recognition outside of the TSX trading floor - a small fish in a giant pond!
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great place to work
General Labor (Former Employee) –  Nisku, AB6 February 2014
nice people and good time shift. just not a health place to work. Its too dangerous with sanding and paint everywhere
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