Q: What is it like working as a Project Engineer?
Project Engineer in Calgary:
"Energetic working environment."
Pros: There is a unique culture here. Helpful people, fun atmosphere, casual attire. We all work as a part of the team, not for individual goals. Low stress, fantastic flexibility, and a good sense of satisfaction.
Cons: Sometimes it feels like new hires are very underqualified.
Project Engineer in Vancouver:
"Managing Every Aspect of A Project."
Pros: -Mostly unsupervised, allowed to work flexible hours.
-Get to manage people, projects, etc.
-Easy to move up quick if you work hard.
-Lots of opportunities to learn.
-Never a day that is the same.
-Choice of indoor or outdoor work every day.
Cons: -Long working hours.
-Lots of responsibility and blame.
-Your decisions need to be made in a timely matter, doesn't depend on your life, depends on how the project is going.
-Working out of a site trailer makes it hard to concentrate.
Project Engineer in Toronto:
"Corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions."
Pros: •Popular topics include: corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions, stress level, perks, the management.
Cons: •Popular topics include: corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions, stress level, perks, the management.
Project Engineer in Oakville:
"A Day As A Project Engineer"
Pros: I like the responsibility level, trust by management to work independently, variation in engineering design and types of projects. The flexible hours, dress code and family type atmosphere.
Cons: Not enough pay to justify responsibilities. Annual pay increases are small. No vision in benefits or a pension plan. Little to no upgrade courses our training invested in employees. No shift premiums for overtime. Limited advancement opportunity.