Whissell Contracting
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Whissell Contracting Careers and Employment

About us
With decades of experience beginning in 1970, Whissell Contracting is among the most respected contracting companies in the Calgary construction industry. Over the years, we have grown to serve Alberta, including the opening of offices in Lethbridge and Leduc.

We operate five divisions with over 425 employees and a fleet with over 300 pieces of
 – more... heavy equipment and vehicles. Our clients include major land developers, municipal governments, and companies in the mining, oil and gas, and construction sectors.

Our success is because of our people who combine decades of experience with a commitment to our core S.P.I.R.I.T values and dedication to responding to the changing needs of our valued clients.


We are seeking ambitious, creative and detailed candidates to join our team and work collaboratively with a team of like-minded individuals.


Whissell Services include:

•Underground Infrastructure Construction

•Grading and Earthworks Construction

•Landfill Contracting, Construction, and Operation

•Trucking and Heavy Haul

•Heavy Equipment Rentals & Contracting
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What is it like to work at Whissell Contracting?

3.3
Work/Life Balance
3.5
Salary/Benefits
2.9
Job Security/Advancement
2.9
Management
3.1
Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at Whissell Contracting?

55%
of employees approve of CEO’s performance
CEO Approval is based on 20 ratings
4.0
Not bad, far from great
Written by Operator (Former Employee) from Calgary,Lethbridge, Edmonton on 26 July 2019
Worked for Whissell on a few occasions and the safety program sure has improved over the last few years. Safety is different by location, Lethbridge being the worst they need to get a new safety person. The HR department is terrible and is the worst I have ever seen, they don't appear to have a clue. Another down fall is Whissell does not pay industry - more...
Pros
Safety, People
Cons
Hr, Senior Management, micro managing general manager
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What jobs are available at Whissell Contracting?

Top work locations
3.7
Calgary, AB
3.6
Lethbridge, AB
3.0
Edmonton, AB
Most popular roles
4.2
Equipment Operator
3.8
Foreman
2.7
Laborer

Whissell Contracting jobs:

What did candidates say about the interview at Whissell Contracting?

Interview experience
Based on 27 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 27 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 26 interviews
About a day or two
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