SNC-Lavalin Reviews

Updated 12 Jan 2021

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3.5
63%
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SNC-Lavalin President and CEO Ian L. Edwards
Ian L. Edwards
54 Ratings
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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Join at your peril"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Construction Manager in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits,great company to work for if you are a minority HR are your best friend

    Cons

    very little opportunity for advancement, company has no systems, no control over work, Cannot run an EPC project

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  2. COVID-19
    Helpful (2)

    "Good work, nice local people, terrible governance"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Engineer in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SNC-Lavalin full-time

    Pros

    A nice group of smart people doing good work in the industry

    Cons

    The business is being left to die by global management. The COVID response was to withhold wages for fulltime hours, which is against the law. There's no avenue for promotion or for having any real strategic influence.

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  3. "SNC Lavalin"

    3.0
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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

  4. "Poor"

    1.0
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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

  5. Helpful (2)

    "Finance"

    1.0
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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.

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  6. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends

    I have been working at SNC-Lavalin full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues, friendly management, good benefits

    Cons

    opportunities to grow in career is limited

  7. "Geologist"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Geologe in Santiago
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great experience, totally recommended, good memories

    Cons

    politically unstable, some lazy managers

  8. "One of the best organization to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - MEP Designer in Sharjah
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SNC-Lavalin full-time

    Pros

    There are work-life balance and opportunity to deliver the quality work

    Cons

    No disadvantages observed so far

  9. "tunisia"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Store Keeper in Monastir
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SNC-Lavalin full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    good to work with team best work ever

    Cons

    mony dowsides in all the jobs

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  10. "Project Manangement"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Construction Manager in Bangalore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very Professional company and set up.

    Cons

    Poor show from Senior Mananger

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