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SNC-Lavalin Reviews

Updated 17 Jun 2019

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3.4
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57%
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71%
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SNC-Lavalin CEO Neil Bruce
Neil Bruce
147 Ratings
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  • "Upper Management focuses more on financials than quality or having enough people to do the work(in 20 reviews)

  • "Senior management doesn't like change, they hate creative thinking(in 17 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "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
  2. "Good times"

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Integrated design team approach to projects

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, HR and IT are difficult to deal with

    SNC-Lavalin2019-06-13
  3. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - General Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Talented dedicated and hard working staff

    Cons

    Cloud of uncertainty as to future direction.

    SNC-Lavalin2019-06-05
  4. "Best"

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    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Environment is good to work

    Cons

    There should be some incentive hr /admin to give to employees

    SNC-Lavalin2019-05-31
  5. "Good company overall"

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SNC-Lavalin full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good salaries, projects, nice people, free coffee

    Cons

    negative media reactions and reputation

    SNC-Lavalin2019-05-30
  6. "Not bad to begin"

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      Former Employee - Process Engineering Specialist 

      I worked at SNC-Lavalin full-time

      Pros

      Good benefits Good to start Interesting projects

      Cons

      Uncertainty for young engineers Average salary

      SNC-Lavalin2019-06-12
    • "Good but now has problems"

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      Former Employee - Designer in Derby, England
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      Good work/life balance, Colleagues helpful and friendly

      Cons

      Surrounded by controversy at the moment

      Advice to Management

      Tough times ahead

      SNC-Lavalin2019-05-28
    • "HSSE SUPERVISOR"

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      Former Employee - HSSE Supervisor in Ras Tanura
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      SNC Lavalin is an international well organized company

      Cons

      Not meeting project hand over deadline causing additional costs to the company due incompetency of some managers

      Advice to Management

      Employ competent line managers and promote good team work with workforces

      SNC-Lavalin2019-06-06
    • Helpful (1)

      "Good co-workers, too much politics, poor raises for the ranks."

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      Former Employee - Logistics Director in Houston, TX
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Great co-workers, decent pay.

      Cons

      Too much politics, too many incompetent managers, outdated technology. No training opportunities.

      Advice to Management

      Look in the mirror and make the needed changes to your management roles. Stop laying off the dedicated and hard workers and get rid of the incompetent managers. Step up to the plate and lead by example.

      SNC-Lavalin2019-06-06
    • Helpful (1)

      "Good experience"

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      Former Employee - Commissioning Engineer in Muscat

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

      Pros

      Work-life balance - Medical Insurance - Good pay

      Cons

      Poor Management - Cost cutting

      SNC-Lavalin2019-05-27
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