Smith + Andersen received this honour late last year after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work®.
The Mental Wellness list is based on direct feedback from hundreds of Smith + Andersen and Footprint employees that were surveyed anonymously by Great Place to Work®. To be eligible for this list, organizations had to be Great Place to Work® Certified and have exceptionally high scores from employees on the Trust Index survey.
“Our employees are our greatest strength,” says Krista Rojnic, Smith + Andersen’s Director of Human Resources. “‘Empower Employees’ is one of our core values and part of this is prioritizing mental wellness. We so proud that the efforts of our leaders have been recognized and employees from across the country agree that our workplace is psychologically and emotionally healthy.”
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About Smith + Andersen
Smith + Andersen is a trusted Canadian consulting engineering firm with offices in Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, London, Hamilton, Toronto, Ottawa, and Halifax. Founded in 1965, Smith + Andersen has grown from an established reputation as trusted mechanical and electrical consultants, reaching new levels of engineering and design excellence in the communications, security, and audio-visual fields, and providing enhanced services such as lighting, building automation systems, and intelligent integrated systems design. Thanks to their client-focussed approach, Smith + Andersen is able to apply efficient, sustainable, and reliable design and engineering solutions on the most exciting projects across Canada. From integrated hospitals and welcoming schools, to healthy workplaces and secure transit stations, their team has established lasting relationships with public and private sector clients across the country.
Footprint is a highly-specialized team of engineers, planners, architects, designers, and sustainability professionals. With offices across Canada, Footprint provides an evolving list of services, including energy modelling and strategy, performance verification, existing building optimization, climate change and resilience consulting, sustainability consulting and certification, commissioning, and building wellness strategy. The Footprint team has experience with a diverse range of projects – many of which are leading national examples of sustainable design. The team has earned the trust of public and private clients in markets across Canada, providing reliable yet innovative solutions at every project stage. A proud member of The Smith + Andersen Group, Footprint draws from a foundation of technical expertise gained from working alongside a proven consulting engineering firm.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. A global research and consulting firm, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In Canada, Great Place to Work® produces both industry and demographic specific Best Workplace™ lists, and represents the voices of 500,000 employees across industry. This is part of the world’s largest annual workplace study, recognizing the world's Best Workplaces in a series of national lists including those published by The Globe & Mail (Canada) and Fortune magazine (USA). Visit us at www.greatplacetowork.ca