LaPrairie Group of Companies
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    Construction & Facilities Services
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Rating is calculated based on 36 reviews and is evolving.
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Crane Operator in Fort McMurray, AB
on 29 September 2019
Pros and Cons
The LaPrairies are wonderful people, however the management they have in place often are not. They put their trust in the wrong people. There is a culture of being polite, but lacking any real character behind it. Very closed loop of information, and regular lies even when there seems to be no advantage to it sours the relationship and trust between employees and management. Management is completely disorganized, and while they are effective responders, they would have to be so far less often if they had a hint of inclination to be proactive. Additionally, this disorganization and knee jerk responses has led to their fleet being in disrepair, and the get it done now mentality puts workers in situations where they are ill equipped to perform the work safely. Also you expected to be available to work 24/7. They do however provide opportunity for workers to learn, and do not fire or lay people off for their convenience.
Operator in Alberta
on 23 October 2020
Don’t expect to have a life, they own you.
Safety doesn’t matter, equipment does not get fixed. More down time due to lack of maintenance then actually working. When you are working, you will be disciplined for asking for a day off, even when your over your legal 24 days. Only a matter of time before someone is killed on a worksite.
Highway Maintenance in Valleyview Alberta
on 24 May 2020
Snow plow operator
Very good company to work for very helpful in all aspects.They helped to get me in the country and did all paper work set up bank account medical insurance.
Class 1 Driver in Grimshaw, AB
on 6 April 2020
Save yourself frustration
Do not waste your time with LaPrairie. The supervisors are all lazy. Mechanics completely inept and Management don’t Care. Mass disorganization. Safety does not matter. They follow only minimal safety rules. They sacrifice safety for money.
Administrator in Calgary, AB
on 7 January 2020
Collaborative Team Environment & Easy Communication with Management
I have had a great experience working at LaPrairie. The work environment is positive and collaborative with easy communication between employees and upper-level management. LaPrairie is a family company and treats you as one of their own, which is something that I appreciate in working here.

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