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Good work environment
Project Manager / Senior Project Architect (Former Employee), New York, NYAugust 13, 2013
Nice work environment and good pay.
Management is a bit weak.
Difficult to win projects because company required multipliers are so high.
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Field office with no support staff
Environmental Specialist (Current Employee), Canton, OhioAugust 4, 2013
utilization (billable hours) must remain high or you are asked to stay home
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Managed by a bunch of Bozos
Engineer (Current Employee), Scarborough, MeJune 20, 2013
Pros: pay
Cons: job stability rates way too high
Great people to work with before they bought us. Stantec management couldn't put on a one man parade. Felt like I was assimilated by the Borg of Star Trek. They spent more time worrying about advertising tag lines than selling services
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Very Stable Company
Resident Consultant / Contract Administrator (Former Employee), Calgary, ABJune 18, 2013
Pros: job security and corporate events.
Cons: less than competative salary.
Stantec Consulting is a very stable company with a well established working protocol and chain of command. The company runs like a well oiled machine.
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Enjoy going to work
Executive Assistant (Current Employee), Laurel, MDJune 18, 2013
I really enjoy working for Stantec (previously Greenhorne & O'Mara). We have a great group of employees here. At the moment we are transitioning over to Stantec and the hardest part is not really knowing what position I will end up in.
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i love this company
Piping Designer (Former Employee), Scarborough, MEJune 13, 2013
Pros: people
a great company to work for. great people, great work. fun and enjoyable place to work.
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Oil and Gas division isn't where it's at!!!!
Senior Instrumentation and Controls Engineer (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABMay 17, 2013
Pros: good coffee
Cons: management
Go here only as a last resort. Been there and it once was great but is no longer. Extremely poor management in my viewpoint.
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Diverse work environment with a strong safety culture
Environmental Scientist (Current Employee), Edmonton, ABMay 11, 2013
Pros: flexible working hours, ability to work on a diverse array of projects
Cons: long hours, seasonal work.
Work at Stantec Consulting Ltd. involves a mixture of field and office work, often with both in the same day. Generation and manipulation of large and small data sets are common activities. Performance of field work requires development of logistical and troubleshooting skills in situations involving limited or remote supervision.

Work at Stantec is – more... often performed alone or in small groups of people coming from highly diverse educational and personal backgrounds. This diverse atmosphere gives employess the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, in many different fields.The office culture is relaxed and informal, with safety being an integral portion of both work and home life.

While field work at Stantec is sometimes the most frustrating part of the job, it can also be the most rewarding. When planned work encounters difficulties in the field, it can often mean long and intense hours spent trying to resolve the complication. The discovery of a solution to said complication is very educational, and satisfying. When a project goes according to plan, or even it doesn't, one of the most satisfying parts of combined office and field work is to see a project through from the very beginning (the performance of the field work) to the completed product (a report for Alberta Environment, or graphs or charts from the completed manipulation of a data set), – less
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Fun work place with traditional care for employee
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), Irvine, CAApril 29, 2013
Pros: great benefits and beautiful and caring enviroment
Cons: the company progree depended on the housing market
Very exciting workplace in the Archeology Department. Seeing Artifact for the first time and learning and researching the History. Bidding for projects and setting up in the field Lunching and Safety Meeting outside by current digs. The hardest part was getting out of the office on time. You felt so excited about current projects. Most enjoyable was – more... how the company monthly took care and honored all employee. – less
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Excellent work environment
Electrical CAD/Revit Technologist (Former Employee), Toronto, ONApril 26, 2013
Pros: free lunch and learn
A typical day at work consisted of assisting with the design process and preparing electrical plans for institutional/ commercial buildings and generator replacements using CAD/Revit programs. I have increased my knowledge in fire alarm, lighting, power distribution plans, single line diagram and panel board schedule drawings following the Canadian – more... Electrical Code. Continuously communicated with architects and other engineering disciplines as required for design coordination for multiple projects. The most enjoyable part of the job was completing a project and seeing the final product. – less
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Managed By Chaos - Does NOT Pride Themselves on Ethics-Very TOXIC Place
Not Sure-Was there a title? (Former Employee), North Bay,April 10, 2013
Pros: co-workers
Cons: everything else
Management needs to be replaced-very self serving
HR can not be trusted.
Does not view employees as worth but merely as resources.
They manage through bullying, intimidation, demoralization,
scrutinization, and belittlement.
A finger pointing environment, and are not part of helping their employees succeed.
Confidentially is preached, but not practiced.
I – more... can not speak for all of Stantec Consulting but the North Bay office has a lot to learn.... – less
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Big Company of Entrepreneurs
Sustainable Buildings Analyst (Former Employee), Vancouver, BCApril 9, 2013
A great place to work in Vancouver for self starters. Many of the perks of a big company yet often a personal struggle to keep work on ones desk. Great resources for a career where one can find / secure clients and deliver projects.
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management need to be replaced
field (Former Employee), edmontonFebruary 26, 2013
Pros: good pay
Cons: bad backstabbing management
This company say they are all about safety but when i seen the boss's come out to the field for there safety meeting's and go to the strip bar after and drink and then drive back to there rooms after
what Is that telling you, Managment say that they do not what to set you up for failure and thats all that they do,
The guy who was to train me set me – more... up and the day that i took over was the day that the stuff hit the fan, When he was still running the show not me but he got a pat on the back and i looked bad
Upper managment need to get out and see what is really going on – less
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excellent company with excellent staff
Structural designer (Former Employee), Mississauga, ONFebruary 12, 2013
from 8 am to 5 pm
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Fast paced and always changing work day
SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (Former Employee), Calgary, ABJanuary 8, 2013
Pros: friendly co-workers
Cons: confusion with staff members
A typical work day would include meeting with managers, taking minutes, clerical duties, assisting project managers and the financial department with any issues and going between the database program oracle to submit various projects, or editing various reports and documents for engineers
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Enjoyed my time with Stantec. Would recommend company to friend and have done in the past.
CADD Technician and Designer (Former Employee), Rochester, NYDecember 19, 2012
Stantec is an International firm with more than 10,000 employees and many interesting and challenging projects. The Rochester office has a family type atmosphere, but always works with a professional design firm.
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Decent work environment
Senior Project Manager (Current Employee), Newark, NJDecember 18, 2012
Pros: new managerial skills
Cons: having to deal with difficult client situations
I've acquired managerial skills in running a team of engineers. I've also learnt how to deal with clients and juggle their needs/requirements. The hardest part is trying to understand and navigate the client's internal systems and get information out/in.
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Productive workplace
Project Manager (Former Employee), Tucson, AZDecember 16, 2012
Typical worday : 7- 5

I oversaw a team of 5 civil designers working on residentiual land devevelopment project for a Masterplanned Commnuniuty
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Great team concept, encouraged growth
Sr. Project Manager (Former Employee), Charlotte, NCNovember 28, 2012
Pros: benefits, cross marketing, diversified work
Cons: poor upper management
Good company to work for. Good benefits. Company encourages cross marketing of skill sets.
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Good for starting a career and getting experience
Civil / Structural Technologist (Former Employee), Rochester, NYNovember 10, 2012
Pros: 40 hour work week, clean offices, free beverages
Cons: healthcare, hourly wage
Work could begin at 7:30 pm and could end by 4:30. Employees were very knowledgeable in working skills and would teach skills needed to others to get work done. It was a good learning environment for those just starting a career in design or engineering. Management was professional and involved with project teams over the duration of the project. Co-workers – more... at the same levels were very competitive with each other and formed cliques. Multiple female employees did not follow company dress and were warned multiple times. The company is a Canadian based corporation and healthcare benefits were terrible. At the wage I was making I could not afford my contribution to healthcare and make a car payment at the same time. At Stantec you can have a college degree, but it might not be the right college degree, and if you have the degree it may not be from the right college. Engineers coming in should start with having completed their FE Exam for better pay and treatment. The offices were well maintained and clean. Most enjoyable part of the job was the in house training and product seminars. If you are a coffee drinker, the coffee stations are very nice in many offices. Based on where you are in your career this could be a good place for you or if you are able to handle office cliques and other office issues. It was not the place for me at the time. Lack of a good wage and not being able afford healthcare accompanied by the office cliques and unneeded competition were my main reasons for leaving. – less

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