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SNC-Lavalin Reviews

Updated 17 Jan 2020

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3.4
58%
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SNC-Lavalin President and CEO Ian L. Edwards
Ian L. Edwards
5 Ratings
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  • "Upper Management focuses more on financials than quality or having enough people to do the work(in 22 reviews)

  • "Senior management doesn't like change, they hate creative thinking(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "SNC Lavalin"

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    Current Employee - Operations Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SNC-Lavalin full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Very reliable employer and good to pay

    Cons

    Lots of change and restructuring happening

    SNC-Lavalin2019-09-23
  2. "Poor"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at SNC-Lavalin full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flexibility to take. Variety of roles within the company

    Cons

    Poor management team and internal processes

    SNC-Lavalin2019-10-02
  3. Helpful (2)

    "Finance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at SNC-Lavalin full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Mid senior level only great people to work with. Good work / life balance.

    Cons

    Management all over the place. No transparency/ honesty provided.

    Advice to Management

    Change the management structure.

    SNC-Lavalin2019-02-24
  4. "Currently open for any opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Designer II in Sealy, TX

    I have been working at SNC-Lavalin full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good company and people to work with

    Cons

    closing business of midstream shutting the doors

    SNC-Lavalin2020-01-13
  5. "Commercial and Risk"

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    Current Employee - Deputy Country Commercial/Risk Manager in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SNC-Lavalin full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good team to work with

    Cons

    uncertainty and lack of job security

    Advice to Management

    Not Applicable

    SNC-Lavalin2019-12-27
  6. "Great work culture"

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    Current Employee - Project Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SNC-Lavalin full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great projects and good teams

    Cons

    Poor management but constantly improving

    SNC-Lavalin2020-01-06
  7. "Good company but slow growth"

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    Current Employee - Environmental Specialist 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SNC-Lavalin full-time

    Pros

    Diverse projects Great office environment Listens to employees needs Excellent work-life balance

    Cons

    Very slow growth within the company

    Advice to Management

    Should work more on training staff to be able to fill in more senior positions (where possible) instead of hiring people outside of the company.

    SNC-Lavalin2019-12-15
  8. "Terrible Company"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Sarnia, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SNC-Lavalin full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -No pros aside from the fact that it was some form of salary

    Cons

    -Terrible salary -Terrible benefits -Was payed and classified as a new graduate, even as a licensed professional engineer over 6 years of work experience in the industry -Discriminnatory

    SNC-Lavalin2020-01-18
  9. "Good work life balance"

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    Former Employee - HRIS Specialist 

    I worked at SNC-Lavalin full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance and flexibility.

    Cons

    No room for growth opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Work on coaching employees more and helping to develop career goal

    SNC-Lavalin2019-12-13
  10. "Too segmented at top management"

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    Former Employee - Director in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SNC-Lavalin full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    International Organization with a lot of opportunities

    Cons

    Too broad and difficult to adapt to needs

    Advice to Management

    Consolidation of various segments is a must for better performance of organization

    SNC-Lavalin2019-12-13
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