Fowler Bauld & Mitchell Ltd.
Susan Fitzgerald, architect and design principal at FBM Architecture presented to community members at a past Building Equity in Architecture event  

Recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2022) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2022):

Here are some of the reasons why Fowler Bauld & Mitchell Ltd. was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2022) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2022):

  • FBM Architecture encourages long-term savings through a matching RSP program and lets everyone share in the company's success with profit-sharing and year-end bonuses
  • FBM Architecture supports new and adoptive parents through its generous maternity and parental leave top-up policy
  • FBM Architecture takes a thoughtful approach when helping employees manage unexpected challenges, offering compassionate leave top-up for those called upon to care for a loved one (to 100 per cent of salary for up to eight weeks)
FBM Architecture's recreational ball hockey team, the Frank Lloyd Wright Wings  

Highlights

Industry Architectural services
Established in Canada 1917
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS
Full-time employees in Canada 46
Part-time employees in Canada 2
Average age of employees in Canada 39 years
Longest serving employee 50 years
Long-term savings matching RSP, non-matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 50% of the premiums
Mental health practitioner benefit up to $500 each year
Flexible work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, mentoring, paid internships
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

COVID-19

Pandemic response purchased additional equipment to enable remote work and also implemented an office furniture loan program

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2022):

Here are some of the reasons why Fowler Bauld & Mitchell Ltd. was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2022):

  • FBM Architecture encourages employees to become recruiters to the firm through a generous new employee referral bonus program, from $1,500 to $3,000 depending on the position
  • FBM Architecture quickly moved employees to work-from-home arrangements and worked to ensure that everyone had the required equipment to set up their home workspaces -- the transition was made easier by building upon its existing flexible work options
Employees at the FBM Architecture head office   (Photo credit: Greg Richardson)

Highlights

Industry Architectural services
Established in Canada 1917
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS
Full-time employees in Canada 46
Part-time employees in Canada 2
Full-time employee growth in the past year 27.8 %
Average age of employees in Canada 39 years
Longest serving employee 50 years
Long-term savings matching RSP, non-matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 50% of the premiums
Flexible work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, mentoring, paid internships
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Performance recognition individual performance bonuses

COVID-19

Pandemic response purchased additional equipment to enable remote work and also implemented an office furniture loan program

The Career Directory

Fowler Bauld & Mitchell Ltd. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
FBM Architecture employees Stephen Hewitson and Jeff DeCoste

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Architectural services
Full-time employees in Canada 1 to 50
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $5,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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