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Flexible with lots of opportunities to gain new experiences

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Lots of projects to work on, the limit being your own experiences and the amount of time that you can devote to each project. Friendly people and flexible when it comes to start times, where to work (home or office), type of work. Management was a a more flat structure when I worked there, and there was sometimes a bit of favouritism going on with management. Pay also was a bit lower than with other competing consulting companies. However flexibility and benefits made up for a lot of that.Sometimes the work-life balance wasn't always the most equitable, depending on the type of work and eadlines provided by the clients. I will say though that I learned a lot and broke out of my comfort bubble working here, and it gave me a lot of new skills!


Flexible, many different types of projects


Can be difficult to get a pay raise
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Big corporate

I had a rewarding experience at my previous corporate firm. The supportive environment and opportunities for growth were impressive. My time at the corporate firm was marked by excellent teamwork, professional development, and a strong commitment to success.
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Interesting projects and good talent

Lots of smart engineers. Can learn a lot and good opportunities to grow. Workload goes up and down like most consulting companies. Sucks when there aren't big projects to work on.
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Decent Pay

Good people, opportunities to work on major infrastructure projects and collaborate with teams all over the province and sometimes even outside the province.Sale of consulting business made some quit.Overall good experience.
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poor management, no support or training

no training provided, no support, left on your own to figure out your job, lack of communication, unstable work environment, large organization with very poor management support. Mangers don't know the internal systems. No team to collaborate with, left on your own


very poor managment, lack of training
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Manager was not supportive for career development and would not care about employees' mental or physical health at all. The hourly wage was so low compared to other companies. The working circumstances were toxic and coworkers were so unprofessional in doing the tests. They always skip slump tests and make up fake testing results for clients.
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Good company

Good experience. A large and multinational company provides plenty of training and supports to you. The workplace culture and management is nice as there will be activities and courses all the time
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Great Support, terrible conditions.

Work conditions are not great, very long hours with not a lot of flexibility. You get your schedule for the morning the evening before. People are very friendly and willing to help.
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No work life balance

When there are lots of projects available they will hire in masses. There are lot of deadlines but not enough time. Management only cares about yearly production.
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Was the best place to work, notice WAS

Nothing to brag about now. Inconsistencies, low on work, high management functions are non visible.People otherwise lost their drive but we were a nation back on 2017 before Wood and we were Amec. Those were the good days. Now, don't matter, just a job.
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Great company

Benefits effective first day of work. Supportive company culture. Would be happy to work there again. Highly professional team. Did not like the short-term/contract nature of the job.
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Underpaid and Over worked

The management is horrible. I know lots of people who have quit specifically because of management. There is no job security. You are not treated well by upper management. They do not care about you or if you are happy. I have never been treated this poorly at a job in my life. Save yourself some stress and do not work here. They pay is awful with no plans for a raise. I learnt nothing from working here and enjoyed nothing about it. It was a waste of my time.


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Depressing, dull, toxic.

Management have no idea what’s going on. Questions they should have answers to they do not. They just point you to someone else who points you right back to the manager. The poor, poor, new employees get thrown to the wolves. People fresh out of school or working at things that are new to them are left to fend for themselves. There’s no direction, no assistance, no guidance, just “here’s the work, get to it”, meanwhile you’ll be grilled on why you did something wrong yet never being shown the right way in the first place.The office is depressing. Everything is grey, the cubicles are tiny, you’re more likely to be laughed at for your attempt at making your desk ergonomic (using paper stacks to make monitors eye level etc) than you are to have someone take initiative to make sure everyone is comfortable, the chairs all seem like they were obtained from the dump, the cubicle walls are all mismatched, there’s a dingy smell in the air at all times, there are rats/mice, there’s barely any natural lighting, the whole place is just outdated and has an overall soul-sucking atmosphere. Toxic employees are constantly talking about each other behind each other’s backs making you feel like you can’t trust anybody. Document control and HR use outdated software and basically make you do their job for them and get mad/shoot passive aggressive messages/feedback when you do it wrong.The instant you show initiative and put in extra work to meet a deadline, that becomes the expected work effort every day from then on. There’s never any appreciation shown for extra effort, just a slap - 


Pay is reasonable


Almost everything
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Unhealthy /Toxic workplace

The Management is oblivious to what is happening and it shows. Key Experienced individuals have resigned / quit / left or have been moved to other areas of the business as the Client is dictating who gets promotions and who progresses in there career. Elsewhere you prove your experience / knowledge and have a yearly review. Together the employee and manager outline personal goals / career development tasks as a guide for employees to strive for improvement . This does not happen at this location. Folks are hand picked because of relationship with the client. A major issue is that there is no experience / support in the Leadership / Management roles both in the office and it is clearly visible in the field leads which creates a frustrating / stressful work space. There is no support /guidance as the leaders are in positions because they are buddies, not because of their Knowledge or experience. The few good experienced tech's that are still there will leave eventually and management will say that "they left for the right reasons." Not taking any responsibility for the amount of people leaving and the unwillingness to make the necessary changes. Company says there top priority is there People / employees- but that couldn't be further from the truth. Until management changes are made nothing will change at this location. If you value your Mental Health, i would suggest not applying to this company. It will affect your well being . Hopefully it turns around for those that are still there. Several employees have approached upper management about the issues , but nobody is addressing - 


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Pay / career development/ transparency
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Great experience

Great variety of projects and great people to work with. Worked there for about 10 years and was treated very fair. If the right opportunity presented itself I would definitely consider working here again.
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Terrible environment

Very low payNo room for advancement unless you’re a petManagement talks to employees about your personal businessEveryone constantly gossips older staff can be really mean




Terrible wages
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Good team and experience

Salary as an intern was average but got to learn in a multidisciplinary team with great mentorship. Work culture is greatly dependent on team lead and department. Opportunities to travel is available for interns as well.
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Overall a good place to work

Overall Wood is a great place to work. Good pay and benefits. Some long hours. A little confusing at times on direction. But good work team and healthy work place.


Good pay


Hours are not the 44 they say
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Productive fast work place offering room for advancement,

Only part that gets people, is the camp living, it’s easy if your single, harder with a family, but the pay and the team will keep you around permanently
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manage your self

Flexible hourspeople are reachablenice mentorsmanage your selflook for what you need inside the companyhard to get raiseyou have to show up to be recognized
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Being Sold to WSP Canada

You get a chance to work in a collaborative environment where projects and staff are spread across various offices. Great personalities and some knowledgeable people.


Staff are great to work with, Sense of optimism with pending finalization of sale of E&I business to WSP, Strives to sincerely live DEI.


Junior staff can be pigeonholed, Raises can be disappointing or nonexistent, Some benefits reduced, Dedicated sick days taken away a few years ago, Management does not always make decisions in best interest of some engineering disciplines, Struggles with some downsides of regular takeovers and mergers.
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3.8 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.7 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.2 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.4 out of 5 stars for Management
3.6 out of 5 stars for Culture

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