Enbridge Inc.
Enbridge employee at work on the Blackspring Ridge Wind Farm

Recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2018)

Here are some of the reasons why Enbridge Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2018), Top Employers for Canadians Over 40 (2018) and Alberta's Top Employers (2017):

  • Along with helping employees save for the future, Enbridge also provides retirement planning assistance, phased-in work options for those nearing retirement, and a health benefits plan that extends to retirees (with no age limit)
  • Enbridge encourages ongoing development and education of all employees with extensive in-house training as well as tuition subsidies for courses at outside institutions -- and supports employees with older kids through an academic scholarship program, available to children pursuing post-secondary studies (to $2,100 each)
  • The majority of newly hired employees at Enbridge receive up 3 weeks of paid vacation (working to a maximum of 6 weeks over their careers) and the company also considers previous work experience when setting vacation entitlements for more experienced candidates
Enbridge employees

Employer Background

Industry Natural Gas Distribution
Established in Canada 1949
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Toronto ON, Fort McMurray AB, Vancouver BC, Estevan SK, Gretna MB, Waterloo ON, London ON, Windsor ON, Chatham ON, Hamilton ON
Full-time employees in Canada 7,650
Part-time employees in Canada 174
Full-time employees worldwide 15,401
Workforce engaged on a contract basis 14%
Average age of employees in Canada 43.4
Longest serving employee 50 years

Physical Workplace B+

Commuter amenities secure/sheltered bicycle parking
Workplace features across the company, employees work in a variety of settings, from small field offices to the company's Calgary head office, which occupies 18 floors in one of the city's signature office towers (with great views of the Rockies) as well as 5 floors in adjacent buildings, additionally, the head office features a wellness room with mats available for yoga and pilates classes, religious observance room, self-serve lunchroom, outdoor patio
Employee lounge amenities comfortable seating, music, television
Snacks available fresh fruit, muffin trays and free self-serve lattes in reception area every morning, coffee stations (with tea and hot chocolate) on every floor
Other nearby amenities YMCA, Bow Valley Club, GoodLife Fitness, fitness club, Prince's Island Park, Olympic Plaza, East Village River Walkway, daycare, restaurants, shopping mall, connected to the city's +15 enclosed walkway system offering comfortable access to the shops and restaurants

Work Atmosphere & Communications B+

Employee social committee name Employees Club (est. 2002), Blue Flame Club (est. 1968 at Union Gas)
Recent social events Christmas parties at major locations across the company (with separate events for employees' children), family picnics, adventure trips, an annual Calgary Stampede barbecue
Cultural aspects employee sports teams, business casual dress, casual dress (e.g. jeans) daily, casual dress Fridays, music while working
Employee communications intranet site, company newsletter, traditional/email suggestion box, internal social media

Financial Benefits & Compensation A

Financial benefits note Enbridge has multiple employee groups, financial benefits may vary by position
Outside salary surveys participates in outside salary surveys every 12 months
Employee salary reviews individual salaries are reviewed every 12 months
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension, defined-contribution (DC) pension, matching RSP
Long-term planning retirement planning assistance, phased-in retirement work options, life & disability insurance
Signing bonuses available for some positions

Health & Family-Friendly Benefits B+

Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 85% of the premiums
Flexible coverage health plan is flexible with adjustable premiums and coverage levels
Minimum hours worked for coverage 16 hours per week
Waiting period there is no waiting period for coverage
Family coverage option yes
Retiree coverage with no age limit yes
Dental coverage routine, restorative, orthodontics
Traditional coverage (e.g. prescription drugs) yes
Additional coverage employee assistance (EAP) plan, semi-private hospital room, physiotherapy, medical travel insurance, homecare, medical equipment and supplies, massage therapy, nutrition planning, podiatrist, osteopathy, chiropractor, alternative coverage (e.g. accupuncture, naturopathy)
Wellness spending account up to $350 each year
Other health plan information offers fertility treatment benefit of up to $2,400 (not restricted to in-vitro fertilization), fertility expenses for Union Gas employees is up to $15,0000 per lifetime
Family-friendly benefits note Enbridge has multiple employee groups, family-friendly policies may vary by position
Maternity top-up (mothers) up to 100% of salary for 6 weeks
Additional family-friendly benefits academic scholarships of up to $2,100 per child
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
Additional family-friendly information employee resource group for parents, to help enhance programs and policies that cater to their needs

Vacation & Personal Time-Off B+

Vacation note Enbridge has multiple employee groups, vacation policies may vary by position
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Vacation jump vacation increases after 10 years of employment
Maximum vacation allowance employees move to a maximum of 6 weeks of vacation over their career
Previous experience considers previous work experience when setting annual vacation for new employees
Personal paid days off employees can schedule 12 personal days off each year, as needed
Unpaid leave maximum 12 months

Employee Engagement & Performance B+

Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 3 months
Managers receive performance review training yes
360° feedback option as part of the review process, performance feedback is also solicited from co-workers and other managers familiar with each employee's work
Confidential employee feedback employees can also provide confidential feedback on their manager's performance
Exit interview exit interview option is available for departing employees
Performance recognition on-the-spot rewards, long-service awards, managers receive funds to recognize exceptional individual performance, with rewards including gift certificates for restaurants, theatre tickets and spa treatments (employee suggestions are also welcome)
In-house survey period in-house surveys are conducted every 24 months
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months

Training & Skills Development A+

Career planning in-house career planning services, online employee skills inventory
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, mentoring, in-house training, online training, leadership training, paid internships, subsidies for professional accreditation
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Unrelated tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year for courses unrelated to current position
Unique training & development programs LEED certified 100,000 square foot technical training facility, reverse mentoring program for executive leadership, employees across Canada can access a range of courses through the in-house Enbridge University

Community Involvement A+

Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)
Total employee volunteer hours (on company time) over 19,500 hours last year
Total number of charities supported last year approximately 400 charitable and community organizations were supported last year
Some of the community organizations supported United Way Canada, Progressive Agriculture Safety Days, Safe Community Program, Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer, Grand TeenWORKS, Keystone Science School, Clear Creek Wetland Restoration, Ecofootprint Grant Program
Charitable giving matches employee donations
Community highlight Enbridge's charitable program encompasses a wide range of initiatives through 3 core focus areas including community, personal well-being and the environment. The company's Union Gas affiliate's 3 primary focus areas are community vitality, education and workforce development, and employee support and volunteerism. Last year, Enbridge invested approximately $13.4 million to over 750 charitable and non-profit organizations.

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Enbridge Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2017):

  • Enbridge created a 4-year professional development program to expose engineering graduates to gas distribution and operations activities through job rotations, training and mentorship -- additionally, the company offers a rotational 4-year Engineer-in-Training program to help participants gain experience in a variety of functions across Enbridge pipelines
  • Enbridge offers a reverse mentorship program, matching executives with millennials in order to share their perspective on social media, leadership, communications and workplace balance -- in turn, millennials learn about executive leadership responsibilities and career development
Enbridge employees in the company's new office

Highlights

Industry Natural Gas Distribution
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Toronto ON, Fort McMurray AB, Vancouver BC, Estevan SK, Gretna MB, Waterloo ON, London ON, Windsor ON, Chatham ON, Hamilton ON
Full-time employees in Canada 5,848
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Career development in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, leadership training, apprenticeship/skilled trades programs
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives Connect, an employee resource group for young professionals

Recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Enbridge Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2017):

  • In the past year, Enbridge launched a new Indigenous Partnership Strategy which focuses on socio-economic engagement, Indigenous employment, Indigenous awareness training, corporate policy and guidelines, engagement processes and community investment -- additionally, the company established a dedicated Aboriginal employee resource group to foster personal and professional development
  • With 100 employee members, Enbridge's "Feminen" (Females in Engineering) employee resource group offers career development workshops and networking opportunities, and partners with Edmonton Catholic Schools to provide mentoring to female Aboriginal high school students
  • Enbridge works with a number of community organizations to provide mentoring and speed networking opportunities for new Canadians, and offers financial support for related conferences and workshops -- additionally, the company maintains ENBRACE, an employee network for internationally educated professionals, which recently submitted a successful proposal to the Government of Alberta Foreign Qualifications Department to create training modules on intercultural competence in the workplace
Enbridge employees working together at the Hardisty Contract Terminal in Hardisty, Alberta

Highlights

Industry Natural Gas Distribution
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Toronto ON, Fort McMurray AB, Vancouver BC, Estevan SK, Gretna MB, Waterloo ON, London ON, Windsor ON, Chatham ON, Hamilton ON
Full-time employees in Canada 5,848
Senior executive who oversees diversity initiatives Vice President, People and Partners
Formal commitment maintains an enterprise-wide diversity and inclusion committee and regional Women@Enbridge committees, employs a number of dedicated staff to support the company's diversity and inclusion strategy, established an Indigenous Partnership Strategy
Employee resource groups in the past year, over 1,700 employees participated in an ERG activity, ERGs include an Aboriginal group, ENBRACE (internationally educated professionals), Feminen (female employees), Prism Energy (LGBT), a young professionals group and a group for parents
Diversity highlights Oasis Coordinator and eZone Concierge program to hire employees with developmental disabilities (offered in partnership with community organizations such as the Winnifred Stewart Association and EmployAbilities), Aboriginal summer student program, networking lunch for Aboriginal scholarship recipients
Some of the diversity-focused partnerships Centre for Women in Science, Engineering, Technology and Trades (leadership training for women), Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (mentoring and networking for new Canadians), Bredin Institute for Learning (new Canadians), Pan-Disability Connection (member), Canadian Immigrant Women's Association (exploring internship opportunities for clients), National Educational Association of Disabled Students, Egale (LGBT)

The Career Directory

Enbridge Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Enbridge employee

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Natural Gas Distribution
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Toronto ON, Fort McMurray AB, Vancouver BC, Estevan SK, Gretna MB, Waterloo ON, London ON, Windsor ON, Chatham ON, Hamilton ON
Full-time employees in Canada 5,000 to 10,000
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Starting salary $55K to $60K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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