Employee Testimonials

I’m so grateful for my work-term at Mainroad Group.  I came into the company looking to explore a potential career path to pursue but I got so much more than that. I had the opportunity to work on projects that helped me reach my academic goals, collaborate with other employees, and meet amazing people. I’m very sad to leave, but I’m taking such valuable skills with me!

Kathleen

KPU Marketing Program Student

I couldn’t have asked for a better first co-op placement. What really stood out for me was the culture and the people at Mainroad; they made the workplace a fun and enjoyable place to be, but also made sure my time at Mainroad was a valuable learning experience.

Avrinder

KPU Co-op Human Resources/Communications Student

The people are what make Mainroad such a great place to work. There is a culture of pride and caring, in what we do, and for each other.

Brett

Human Resources Generalist

I couldn’t have asked for a better company to be placed with during my co-op work terms here at Mainroad.  The employees treat you like family and every day is new and exciting. It will be sad leaving such a positive atmosphere but I’m grateful for the skills I’ve developed in this position and the challenges I’ve experienced that pushed me to reach my full potential. Thank you Mainroad!

Julie Ann

KPU Co-Op Marketing Student

In my short time with Mainroad I have appreciated the professional team environment. It is encouraging to feel valued for my role in the payroll department.

Valerie

Payroll Administrator

Being able to purchase shares, especially for a young person like myself, is a very exciting part of becoming a Mainroad Employee.

Calvin

Business Development Manager

It’s difficult to explain the culture here. We’re really close knit, especially the people that I work with directly.

Nadine

Payroll Administrator

Now that I am more involved with the safety program, I am appreciating the fact that Mainroad has such high standards with constant improvement in regards to safety and quality.

Charn

Operations Assistant

I completed my second co-op with the Mainroad Group. They were constantly giving me projects to challenge me. I was never bored and very rarely had clerical work to do. Great environment, lots of real world experience and they hold high expectations for their co-ops.

Christa

Business Co-Op from Kwantlen Polytechnic University

If you wanted to stay in one particular department or area, I think that you can stay in that area and continue to learn and grow because of the different things that we do. With our growth and expansion in different provinces and industry there is definitely room to grow and learn.

Richard

Vice President, Human Resources

Mainroad promotes quality, we promote safety, and we promote teamwork. The number one priority isn’t just profits. We align their culture and their goals. If we reach them, then we get to our profit.

Calvin

Operations Manager

There’s always opportunities. The company has grown so much and it’s a challenge getting people to take the opportunities.

David

Bridge & Project Manager

It’s not a regular 9-5 where you go in then check out. You want to make sure that at the end of the day what you did that day made the roads a better, safer place.

Garnet

Road Manager

What attracted me to Mainroad in the first place was the diversity of what they’re involved in. Since being here, it’s obvious that we’re constantly interested in growing, and where different avenues are. There’s lots of opportunities for different roles, even outside of the Lower Mainland.

Calvin

Operations Manager

For myself, it is the best company that I’ve had the privilege to work with and the people are a big part of that. Everyone here works really well and hard and we all aim to always make things better.

Sarn

Quality Assistant

Because we’re an employee owned company, even though we’re quite large we still very much have the small, family run culture.

Nicole

Quality Manager

For a young person coming to the Mainroad Group, it must be exciting. The old guard is leaving and the new guys have boundless opportunities.

Darren

General Manager

Within the Mainroad Group, the atmosphere is always changing, there’s always room for advancement and we’re always growing.

Sarn

Quality Assistant

There’s a lot to be gained by the people who work here. There’s a lot of education and experience that can be gleaned from the people you work alongside of.

Kayla

Operations Assistant

There is the potential for growth. Especially as we expand with more companies. I would absolutely recommend Mainroad as a business or employee opportunity.

Corlynn

Payroll Administrator

When you’re an owner and you start thinking like an owner, you start treating that truck like it’s your own. I think a lot of people feel like that with what they do here.

Mitch

Heavy Duty Mechanic

The company is creating more operating companies and diversifying their products and services while still keeping to maintenance services as the core. It’s really smart and the continued expansion is exciting especially to different provinces.

Gary

Stockperson

Raylec Power has been with the Mainroad Group for well over a year now…there is a real emphasis on safety here, we all watch each other’s backs.

Derek

Electrician

I feel very supported at Mainroad, by both my team and my managers. Everyone is very approachable, the company is always willing to train me in areas I need help in and I really like the work itself.

Nadja

Accounts Payable & Receivable Administrator

We’re open to doing so many new things from communication best practices to environmental standards. Always room for change at Mainroad.

Chris

Corporate Safety Advisor

During my two and a half years at Mainroad, I have enjoyed a diverse mix of challenging projects – every day is different. I’m working with a very dynamic leadership team that are collaborative and understand that change is important to grow and drive the business forward. I’m proud to be an owner of this company.

Niki

Communication Specialist

My experience at Mainroad has been nothing but positive. In a short period of time I’ve had a chance to meet many different people in many different positions. I’ve appreciated the type of atmosphere that is created to ensure operations run seamless.

Richard

Road Manager

As a Co-op student that has completed two co-op terms at Mainroad, I have nothing but positive things to say about the company. I learned more than I expected and the relationships and experience I have gained is something I will cherish throughout my career.

Kevin

Business Co-Op from Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Mainroad’s greatest strength is employee ownership. It really creates pride across board, and is evident every day. The company is always changing and growing and diversifying, which makes it an engaging and exciting place to work.

Tieg

Branch Manager

On the contracting side it’s about the end result that we can achieve. Whether it’s putting pipe in the ground or working on a bridge structure, whatever we do, we have a lot of passion for it because the end result is important.

Kerry

Construction Superintendent

We aren’t scared to be innovative, especially in terms of safety which has changed dramatically in the last five years.

Bob

Corporate Compliance Manager

Mainroad is very business and growth oriented but the environment is very friendly and comfortable at the same time. There’s also the option for employee ownership, which is great.

Gary

Stockperson

I’m really pleased with my career progression with Mainroad and I think that’s common for many employees here who have seen their careers advance quite rapidly.

Noel

Vice President, Operations

The work here is really interesting and diverse. There’s always something new to learn and lots of different equipment to work on.

Renita

Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentice

Working at Mainroad is certainly a challenge, but also rewarding and fun. Our employee retention rate is very high. Once people join Mainroad, they don’t want to leave.

Noel

Vice President, Operations

We have a bunch of good guys here, no one is looking out for just themselves, and you’ll find that with the other Mainroad companies as well.

Gerald

Electrician

Investing in the company was definitely something that attracted me to work for Mainroad. I could see the results of that investment and of my work at the same time, directly in my pocket. If I work hard, I’m rewarded.

Ken

Operations Manager

I think integrity and honesty is why we’re so successful. We all have roles to play. Whether you’re the president, the general manager, the operations guy or the person who drives the truck, everyone is as important as anybody else.

Rick

General Manager

Mainroad promotes from within, instead of looking outwards. I feel like if I hold up my end of the bargain such as getting my education, they’ll be more than open to promoting me with the right fit.

Calvin

Operations Manager

I’m so grateful for my work-term at Mainroad Group.  I came into the company looking to explore a potential career path to pursue but I got so much more than that. I had the opportunity to work on projects that helped me reach my academic goals, collaborate with other employees, and meet amazing people. I’m very sad to leave, but I’m taking such valuable skills with me!

Kathleen

KPU Marketing Program Student