Thompson Bros
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ok place to work... lots of sudden layoffs... then rehires. Wage could be better. Flights were offered so that helped. Good group of people to work with.

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Good group of people to.work with

Cons

wage could be hirer
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Great place to work, enjoying my time in Fort Hills

Great company with a ton of work, they will keep you as busy as you want . My supervisor is always letting me pull extra shifts when I want. Great safety culture in this company, multiple HSE advisors on each project, you are never standard to trouble shoot something by yourself. There is basically an army of HSE advisors to help, and they are all great ! Bad attitudes won’t be tolerated, very team work orientated. Most stress free HSE position I’ve had because of the support offered onsite.

Pros

Steady work and overtime opportunity

Cons

None
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Great family type feel

Their camp had a very family oriented feel, and was very well organized. Everyone from kitchen staff to cleaning staff and the maintenance crew,were very friendly and helpful in whatever you needed. Our supervisors were helpful and made us feel like a team that was equal from laborers to the top staff.

Pros

Camp

Cons

Cold equipment in winter
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Run

poor management. Can’t organize a job to save their lives. Management will cover up incidents to save workers they like. They preach safe work and a good working environment but don’t follow through.
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Great place to work fun and great culture

Dozer and houl truck operator. Its a great place to work great people good money great job security . Great opportunities to advance in other pieces of equipment over all a great place
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If you want to work it’s a great place

Fast pace but still safe enough to work . Great site to work on constantly changing . Always able to learn new things and ideas. People are great to work with
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Thompson is a fast-paced, energetic, fun company

Thompson is a great company to work for and they have really distinguished themselves in the past few years. Management is always helpful and the Leadership group is very hands on. Open door policy with the focus on transparency, inclusive culture and a willingness to help.Being in this industry its hard to read some reviews as unfortunately people in this industry can sometimes be a bit transient. However, for the most part, Thompson's people and operators are fantastic and above industry standard. Their equipment is well maintained and have great site management.

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Great leadership, awesome owner, great operators, lots of work!

Cons

Crazy ramp ups
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Brutal!

Work elsewhere if you can! Management sucks and they’ll lay you off for no reason. I’ve seen supervisors cover stuff up to save face and make the company look good. They don’t give any raises and no room for advancement. Gotta be a bag licker of you wanna get anywhere with these guys.
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Good place to work

Good place to work , if job security Is what your looking for this type of work is t the answer but if you want to make quick money and work with decent ppl then it’s a good choice
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A lot back stabbing

Just a training centre for green operators has the clink where they back stabbing to keep their own jobs and to keep their buddy’s working hire and lay off swine day type of company
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Productive

Good company but leaving home for work and return takes most of the day,long bus ride. Arrive work 45 - 1 hour before work starts,makes for a long day.

Pros

Good company equipment well maintained

Cons

Long bus rides get home late
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Ft hills work

Worked with thompson on and off for about 12 years. They have always been good to me. Always have the work when other companies dont especially during the winter months. No issues. Typical oilfield type work. Giver when theres work. Expect layoff when slows down.
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Good

Great Forman's at cnrl site and overall a wonderful place to work . Made many friends equipment in the normal range and condition . Clean inside. Would work for them again and be happy

Pros

Management are seasoned well

Cons

Lots of green hands with know it all views
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excellent staff

lots of hours and they always have work great company to work for excellent wages great people to work with i would work with them again, always taking care of the workers
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Untruthful management

Wages lower then promised,charged $36 a day to stay in Thomp camp,mechanics stayed free,only management friends had work and stayed busy even in qualified people over experienced,management is very unorganized, saftey is very low,staff being fired for false accusations,if you start a WCB claim you will be fired 100% as soon as returned to work duties,terriable people in management
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sad

Poor management. Equipment was fair. To many brown noses. To many people riding on coat tails to better them selves even when they had no idea what they were doing

Pros

scheduled work

Cons

poor management
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Good overall company

Good company to work for. Never ad any issues. They promoted me to Forman position and i enjoy my time working for them very nice people to work for that’s for sure.
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Hostile Old Fashioned Boys Club

Industrial group is in constant turnover intimidating people to quit or rarely keeping people long term that fit in to the hostility and negative environment. Company operates on a verbal and very old fashioned approach putting majority of work and people at risk as updated vital information is hard to come by.
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BEST place to work for any mechanic

Great company, great wages. no mickey mouse repairs. machines get stripped overhauled with OEM parts and made new again. loved this place. no pension, no short/long term disability
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Jobs were great

They have issues to sort out has to be done from management.poor representation from supervisors .attitude needs to change at supervisor level learn to respect the crews they have.
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A normal place to work

a normal construction company to work for, nothing special. They don't really care a lot about their employee, doesn't matter how good or bad you are. doesn't matter if you are foreman or operator. Don't know if you got a job from day to day
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