Stantec Reviews

Updated 11 Aug 2020

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3.7
71%
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Stantec President and CEO Gord Johnston
Gord Johnston
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  1. "Stantec"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Civil Design Drafter in Gold Coast
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Stantec full-time

    Pros

    Great mentors Greater leaders Greatest people Awesome place to work

    Cons

    No cons at Stantec that I can think of

  2. "Good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Stantec full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Culture, community, commitment, accessiblity, knowledge and experience

    Cons

    Publicly traded, difficult to understand make up of organisation


  3. "Fun culture, sweatshop culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Stantec full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun culture, Friday drinks, Community volunteering opportunities

    Cons

    Some disciplines are overworked/overtime

  4. "Okay company, bad position, good people"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Stantec full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -People were nice -Good culture and people that care -There was potential promise if in a different position within the company

    Cons

    -Lack of Professional Development -Lack of opportunity -Lack of management care -Focus on return instead of value

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  5. "Large global company with haphazard approach to management"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Mine Closure Scientist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    A wealth of expertise locally and globally

    Cons

    Sometimes it is hard to know how to share knowledge and collaborate and who to go to

  6. "Stayed too long"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Stantec full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours, plenty of good people

    Cons

    Politics, pigeon holing, depends whom you report to. Management issues.

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "A nice place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Stantec full-time

    Pros

    Strong office culture, friendly and fun

    Cons

    Middle management was distracted and distant

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  8. "project controller"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Stantec full-time

    Pros

    Good team and work culture

    Cons

    Stagnant growth and repetitive work

  9. "Good people and good enviroment"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I like work here. People is nice.

    Cons

    It is not very busy

  10. "Great for entry and senior levels"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Design Coordinator in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great exposure to a wide range of projects and sectors. This is good formation and learning for entry level positions. Flexible and sensitive office culture to employee needs. Overall very professional management.

    Cons

    Somehow difficult to move forward career. Manager and Principal styles are not unified, they are as different as their personalities what can be good or bad.

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