WalterFedy Inc.
WalterFedy employees collaborate across various disciplines in their work   (Photo credit: Jens Langen)

Recognized as one of Waterloo Area's Top Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why WalterFedy Inc. was selected as one of Waterloo Area's Top Employers (2021):

  • As part of WalterFedy's health benefits plan, employees receive a generous health spending account of $1,400 per year, allowing them to customize coverage to suit their needs
  • WalterFedy helps employees balance the unexpected challenges of the day-to-day with flexible work hours, work-from-home options, three paid personal days per year (which can be scheduled as needed), and up to 10 paid sick days annually
  • WalterFedy supports a number of local and national charitable organizations each year and offers two paid days off for employees to volunteer -- in 2019, the organization donated an impressive 3,500 volunteer hours on company time
WalterFedy employees volunteering for Habitat for Humanity  

Highlights

Industry Architectural and engineering services
Established in Canada 1951
Major Canadian hiring locations Hamilton ON, Kitchener ON
Full-time employees in Canada 171
Part-time employees in Canada 12
Average age of employees in Canada 40 years
Longest serving employee 42 years
Benefits note WalterFedy Inc. has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $1,400 each year
Flexible work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 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, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 2 paid days)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2020):

Here are some of the reasons why WalterFedy Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2020):

  • As part of the company's health benefits plan, WalterFedy offers a generous health spending account, allowing employees to top up coverage as needed (ranging from $1,400 to $1,800)
  • WalterFedy is active in the communities where employees live and work, supporting local and national charitable organizations throughout the year -- employees also receive two paid days off to volunteer and the company offers charitable donations of $200 for every 20 hours volunteered
  • WalterFedy lets everyone share in the company's success with profit-sharing and offers signing bonuses for some employees
Employees at WalterFedy participate in a strategy session   (Photo credit: Jens Langen)

Highlights

Industry Architectural and engineering services
Established in Canada 1951
Major Canadian hiring locations Hamilton ON, Kitchener ON
Full-time employees in Canada 185
Part-time employees in Canada 13
Full-time employee growth in the past year 7.6 %
Average age of employees in Canada 39 years
Longest serving employee 41 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Flexible work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Performance recognition individual performance bonuses, on-the-spot rewards, tailored and unique rewards (e.g. travel), long-service awards

The Career Directory

WalterFedy Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Staff from WalterFedy's civil team review site drawings in the office's newly opened resource library

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Architectural and engineering services
Full-time employees in Canada 101 to 250
Major Canadian hiring locations Hamilton ON, Kitchener ON
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op placements in mechanical, electrical, structural, and civil engineering, accounting, business development, architecture, energy management, asset and facilities management, 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 Junior Engineer, Intern Architect
Starting salary $50K to $55K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 2 paid days)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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