Houle Electric Limited
Houle Electric field team employees   (Photo credit: Brett Hitchins)

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers (2024):

Here are some of the reasons why Houle Electric Limited was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2024):

  • Houle Electric invests in ongoing education with tuition subsidies for job-related courses, subsidies for professional accreditation, and financial bonuses for some course completion (up to $10,000)
  • Houle Electric supported over 35 charitable and community organizations in the past year, with employees donating approximately 1,100 volunteer hours on company time
  • Houle Electric encourages employees to build long-term savings with matching RSP contributions and offers retirement planning assistance -- the company also shares its financial success through year-end bonuses for all and share purchase and profit-sharing programs for some
Houle Electric employees collaborate on a work site   (Photo credit: Brett Hitchins)

Highlights

Industry Electrical contractors
Established in Canada 1944
Parent company H.E.L. Investments Ltd.
Parent company head office Burnaby BC
Major Canadian locations Terrace BC, Comox BC, Courtenay BC, Kitimat BC, Kelowna BC, Kamloops BC, Prince George BC, Nanaimo BC, Victoria BC, Burnaby BC
Full-time employees in Canada 1,092
Part-time employees in Canada 7
Average age of employees in Canada 38 years
Longest serving employee 46 years
Benefits note Houle Electric Limited has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Flexible work options hybrid work option, flexible work hours, compressed work week, telecommuting
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Wellness spending account up to $500 each year
Mental health practitioner benefit up to $1,000 each year
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, mentoring, leadership development programs, 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

The Career Directory

Houle Electric Limited has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Houle Electric employees review plans

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Electrical contractors
Full-time employees in Canada 751 to 1,000
Parent company H.E.L. Investments Ltd.
Parent company head office Burnaby BC
Major Canadian locations Terrace BC, Comox BC, Courtenay BC, Kitimat BC, Kelowna BC, Kamloops BC, Prince George BC, Nanaimo BC, Victoria BC, Burnaby BC
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Systems Designer, Graphics Designer, Project Coordinator, Junior Programmer, Junior Developer, HR Coordinator, Accounts Payable Administrator, Accounting Assistant, Administrative Assistant, Service Coordinator, Office Assistant, Planning Assistant, Estimating Assistant, Business Systems Assistant, Project Assistant, Co-ops
Starting salary $40K to $50K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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