Enbridge Inc.
Enbridge employees exchanging ideas at a meeting

Recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Enbridge Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2017), Ten Best Companies to Work For (2016), Top Employers for Canadians Over 40 (2017) and Alberta's Top Employers (2017):

  • In addition to helping employees save for the future, Enbridge offers retirement planning assistance, phased-in work options for those nearing retirement and health benefits that extend to retirees (with no age limit)
  • Enbridge is an avid supporter of ongoing learning and development and manages an in-house university, which includes training opportunities in areas such as business and financial acumen, project management, personal and interpersonal excellence, risk, leadership development and energy-related studies
  • Enbridge also encourages ongoing education of all generations and offers an academic scholarship program for children of employees who are interested in pursuing post-secondary studies (to $2,100 per child)
Enbridge employees on the Emergency Preparedness and Response team

Employer Background

Industry Natural Gas Distribution
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Toronto ON, Estevan SK, Fort McMurray AB, Vancouver BC, Gretna MB
Full-time employees in Canada 5,848
Part-time employees in Canada 108
Full-time employees worldwide 8,536
Workforce engaged on a contract basis 16.6%
Average age of employees in Canada 41.9
Longest serving employee 45 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 as well as 5 floors in adjacent buildings, additionally, the head office features a religious observance room, self-serve lunchroom, outdoor patio
Employee lounge amenities comfortable seating, music, television, wellness room with mats available for yoga and pilates classes
Snacks available fresh fruit and muffin trays in reception area every morning along with self-serve lattes
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)
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 for employees
Cultural aspects employee sports teams
Employee communications intranet site

Financial Benefits & Compensation A

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
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 95% 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 fertility treatment benefit (to $2400) is not restricted to in-vitro fertilization
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 6 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
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, mentoring, in-house training, online training, leadership training, subsidies for professional accreditation
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Tuition subsidy coverage employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Tuition subsidies (unrelated to job) yes
Unrelated tuition subsidy coverage employer covers up to 100% of non-related tuition per year
Unique training & development programs undergraduate mentoring program with the University of Calgary

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 2,850 hours last year
Total number of charities supported last year approximately 750 charitable and community organizations were supported last year
Some of the community organizations supported United Way Canada (over $6.5 million was donated from employees and the company across Canada), Project Zero (home awareness program about carbon monoxide safety), Heart and Stroke Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, energy4everyone Foundation (energy accessibility for people in the developing world), Safe Community Program, to name only a few
Charitable giving matches employee donations, matches employee volunteer hours with company donations
Community highlight In the past year, Enbridge invested approximately $19 million in charitable and non-profit organizations (over $60 million over the past decade). The company's charitable program encompasses a wide range of initiatives through 3 core focus areas including community, personal well-being and the environment.

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, Estevan SK, Fort McMurray AB, Vancouver BC, Gretna MB
Full-time employees in Canada 5,848
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
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, Estevan SK, Fort McMurray AB, Vancouver BC, Gretna MB
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)

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The Career Directory

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

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Natural Gas Distribution
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Toronto ON, Estevan SK, Fort McMurray AB, Vancouver BC, Gretna MB
Full-time employees in Canada 5,848
Part-time employees in Canada 108
Student opportunities 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
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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