TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kiewit, one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations, has been recognized as one of this year’s Best Workplaces in Canada for the seventh consecutive year. The full list of winning companies will appear in a special national report in today’s issue of The Globe and Mail.
“From coast to coast, Kiewit has contributed to Canada’s landscape for more than 75 years,” said Bruce Grewcock, chairman and CEO of parent company, Kiewit Corporation. ”This year, as the country marks its 150th year as a nation, we proudly continue the tradition of taking part in landmark projects that contribute to the Canadian economy and provide the public with clean water, efficient power and improved transportation. We build projects that matter to Canadians. Our employees are proud to be a part of some of the most complex construction and engineering projects in North America, and we are equally as proud of them for their commitment to our culture of safety, their contributions to the communities in which we work, and for their accountability and integrity in business and personal affairs.”
This list of “Best Workplaces in Canada” is compiled by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada. The competition process is based on two criteria: two-thirds of the total score comes from a 58-statement survey completed by a random selection of employees, along with their open-ended comments about their organization; the remaining one-third of the score comes from an in-depth review of the organization’s culture, including an evaluation of HR policies and procedures. This offers a rigorous representation of the organization from an employee perspective, and an overall portrait of the workplace culture. Together, they provide crucial data relative to the five trust-building dimensions of a great place to work®: credibility, respect, fairness, pride, and camaraderie.
This year’s list received over 400 nominations and more than 60,000 employees participated in the 2017 “Best Workplaces in Canada” survey.
Kiewit is one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned organization operates through a network of subsidiaries in the United States, Canada, Australia and Mexico. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation; oil, gas and chemical; power; building; water/wastewater; and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs 20,000 staff and craft employees.
About Great Place to Work:
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. We are a research and consulting firm whose mission is to build a better society by helping companies transform their workplaces. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and employer branding programs, including workplace certification and Best Workplaces lists, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In Canada, Great Place to Work® produces the annual 100 Best Workplaces list, released in a national feature in the Globe and Mail. This is part of the world’s largest annual workplace study, which culminates in a series of national lists in over 50 countries, including the study’s flagship list of 100 Best companies published annually in Fortune magazine. Globally, this survey represents the voices of 11 million employees, including approximately 300,000 from Canada alone. It’s what makes this study so credible: the primary determinant used in selecting winners is an employee survey. There’s only one way to get on this list – and that’s if your employees put you there.