What's Happening @ Grantek

Take Your Daughter to Work Day

February 4, 2019

Last week, Broward County participated in a Take Our Sons and Daughter to Work Day. Grantekian Ryan Thompson, had a fun filled day planned for his daughter, Amelia. With the addition of Amelia, the Grantek Florida Office increased it’s capacity by 50 percent! A day filled with lots of learning, lunch and cookie eating. By

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Volunteer Trip Makes Headlines

January 8, 2019

In September 2018, Grantekians participated in a volunteer trip assisting the Conservation Halton at Courtcliffe Park. To learn more about the program and how you can help, please click here to find the article. For more information on how to become a Grantekian, visit www.grantek.com.

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Holiday Celebrations

January 8, 2019

Every Grantek office has their own unique style of celebrating the upcoming Holiday Season. Whether you are at an Office Brunch, a Holiday Party or even attending a Christmas Village, Grantekians enjoy celebrating together.  Happy Holidays from everyone at Grantek.  For more information on how to become a Grantekian, visit www.grantek.com.

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Grantek does it again! 2019 Aon Best Employers in Canada

November 13, 2018

We are very pleased to announce that Grantek has been recognized as an Aon Best Small and Medium Employer for the 5th year in a row according to the 2019 Aon Best Employers in Canada Study . Grantek went a step further again and achieved Platinum Level status for 2019. Grantek was part of a distinguished group among

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Grantek Job Alerts

September 18, 2018

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Grantekians Tackle the Mountains of Whistler, BC.

September 12, 2018

Members of Grantek’s Vancouver office enjoyed their summer event ATVing through the mountains of Whistler, British Columbia. It looks like everyone had an amazing time!For more information on how to become a Grantekian, visit www.grantek.com.

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“Brookies in Bronte Forever” Burlington Office Volunteer Trip

September 10, 2018

On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018, Grantekians from the Burlington office braved the summer heat and put on chest waders for a volunteer trip assisting Conservation Halton at Courtcliffe Park. Twelve mighty volunteers started their afternoon with an information session about the “Brookies in Bronte Forever” Project. The idea behind this initiative is to use Streambank

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Grantekians Unite!

August 24, 2018

Members from our Burlington, ON, Oak Brook, IL, and Lehigh Valley, PA, offices gathered for a celebratory meal in Allentown, PA.  After a forty-minute trek, the Grantekians made it to their final destination. What a great opportunity to reconnect and meet new members of the team. For more information on how to become a Grantekian,

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California Office Enjoying a Summer Outing

August 8, 2018

The California Team enjoyed their event of the summer this past week in San Francisco. The team spent the day attending a baseball game for the San Francisco Giants, walking around the city seeing various sites, and finished out their day with a waterfront dinner. It looks these Grantekians had a successful outing! For more

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Grantek’s Ball Hockey Team

July 13, 2018

With their shoes laced, and sticks in hand, Grantek’s Montréal office are eager and excited for their next ball hockey match. With the arrival of the team’s new jerseys, these Grantekian’s are ready to start their winning streak.             For more information on how to become a Grantekian, visit www.grantek.com.

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Game Night at Grantek

July 3, 2018

Grantek’s Cleveland office, enjoyed a night full of fun and games. Using their creative minds, they made their own version of Mario Kart using Star Wars ships.     For more information on how to become a Grantekian, visit www.grantek.com. 

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Grantek Annual Golf Tournament Features Torrential Rain

June 22, 2018

The Grantek Burlington team came together for our annual golf day at Millcroft Golf and Country Club. The sun quickly turned to rain which quickly turned to torrential downpours. Although we were drenched, the games continued and smiles prevailed. The winner was Engineering Manager, Bryon Hayes with his patented invention of baggies to protect his

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Grantek’s Activity Fund

June 20, 2018

Socializing and connecting with your colleagues are at the forefront of The Grantek Social program.  A sense of enjoyment, friendship and connection are key components in achieving a social program that works. Here at Grantek we pride ourselves on the development of this plan, and the social activities that come out of this program. All Grantek employees enjoy the

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Cookie Thursday!

June 18, 2018

Cookie Day is a big hit around Grantek’s Burlington office. With a variety of cookies available every Thursday, the kitchen fills up with swarming bees looking for their next feast.  

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Sometimes you need a helping hand…

June 15, 2018

Grantek’s Burlington office had a surprise during their June team BBQ. Nathan Brown-Robinson, Systems Designer brought his unicycles for some daredevil Grantekians to try. We have to say that the focus and determination to succeed was admirable in Laura Merritt, Senior Director HR, Beth Duffus, Administrative Assistant, Chris Whiteford, Manufacturing IT Specialist and Dave McKenna,

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Montréal Golf Tournament 2018

June 13, 2018

With 2018 in full swing, Grantek’s Montréal office enjoyed a great day of camaraderie at Elm Ridge Country Club, for their annual golf tournament. The day started with a regional update and an employee Q&A session, followed by a delicious lunch.  Following lunch, they enjoyed a training session by the clubs golf pro’s, and then off to

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Grantek Vancouver Volunteers at Ronald McDonald House

May 9, 2018

Well after two months of planning, multiple trips to the grocery store, and hours of soup making and food prep, the GTVAN team (plus others) successfully provided a delicious meal for over 130 people staying at the BC Ronald McDonald House. The Ronald McDonald house is a non-profit organization that provides a home for families

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Grantek Sponsors University of Waterloo

April 12, 2018

Grantek sponsored the 2018 Mechatronics Engineering Symposium at the University of Waterloo. As a legacy sponsor, we were privileged to be able to judge this year’s top designs. It is incredible to see what unique projects that each group of students were able to create that could make an awesome impact on the world.

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Grantek Celebrates the Promotion and Relocation of Ryan Thompson to Florida

February 22, 2018

We were thrilled to celebrate the promotion of our very own Ryan Thompson, Client Solutions Manager to Associate Director. We celebrated with Ryan’s favourite BBQ spot and Floridian decor.    CONGRATULATIONS, RYAN!  

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Team Grantek Celebrates the Winter Olympics

February 13, 2018

Team Grantek competing in our own Winter Olympics events: Find an awesome sunset in Kelowna, BC!    

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Grantek Celebrates the Holidays in Style…

December 19, 2017

Each Grantek office celebrates the Holidays in their own style. Photo Booths, Family Feud, Secret Santa, Office Brunch, New Employee Karaoke are just a few of the ways we celebrate being together. From our big wacky group to yours, Happy Holidays!

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Previous Grantekian Makes Her Dream Come True…

December 7, 2017

Trista Bonds previously worked in the Systems Group here in Chicago. She left Grantek because she had a vision to help improve her community. They were suffering from violence and domestic dispute issues well about the national level and she wanted to do something about it. Through her local church she began a not for

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Grantek Accepts Best Employers Award for 4th Year Running!

December 1, 2017

Grantek was once again recognized as an Aon Best Small and Medium Employer in Canada. This is the fourth year that Grantek has been a leader in workplace excellence. We went one step further for the third year in a row and achieved platinum level status. Scoring in the 90th percentile for engagement, leadership and

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Run Grantek Run!

November 9, 2017

Our Grantekians turned into Gran-Trekians for Road2Hope Charity Marathon.           Thank you to all our participants!

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Halloween Strikes at Grantek…

November 1, 2017

Our offices all took part in our annual Halloween costume contest. Serious creativity was displayed; many laughs had.    Congratulations to our winners.  

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Grantek Celebrates Octoberfest

October 23, 2017

Grantek Burlington celebrated Octoberfest with a night of friends, fun, good food, and of course great beer!

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Montreal Zip Lining Team Event

September 12, 2017

Our Montreal team tested their fears with zip lining. They celebrated completing the course with a ‘Cheers’  

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Grantek Book Lending Library Open!

August 14, 2017

Alice Wang is our first visitor to the new Grantek take-a-book leave-a-book lending library. It is primarily home to a selection of 70’s era sci-fi books but we hope it will grow to include all genres.  

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Balloon Retaliation

August 1, 2017

Sam Russem originally pranked Jacob Chapman by replacing his Dead Mouse music poster with a One Direction poster…come on Jacob, we all know you are Zayn’s #1 fan. In retaliation, Jacob and his vengeance crew filled Sam’s office with balloons. How many balloons you may ask…oh, only about SIX HUNDRED balloons! …hopefully this saga will

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Grantek’s Chicago Team Teaches Young Minds

July 26, 2017

Grantek’s Chicago team hosted 4 events at a local library to introduce young minds to technology such as electrical circuits, Python programming and programming using a Raspberry Pi. Great job, folks!

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Grantek’s Founder, Doug Grant was an Entrepreneur from an Early Age

July 10, 2017

Grantek’s founder, Doug Grant, appeared in ‘Hamilton Spectator’ newspaper, in an article celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday. At the time of the photo, Doug was about 10 years old; he delivered the paper in the west end of Hamilton Ontario. As a result of having the most subscriptions of all the carriers in Hamilton, Doug won

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Cleveland Sushi Lunch

June 28, 2017

Our Cleveland team decided to gamble with some sale-priced sushi. They all showed up to work healthy the next day so the gamble paid off.  

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Happy Anniversary!

June 14, 2017

  Senior Director of ePMO, Jody Wright celebrated his 20th anniversary with Grantek this month!

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Grantek recognized as an Aon Small & Medium Employer in Canada for 3 Years

June 14, 2017

The 18th annual survey identifies Canada’s leading employers for workplace excellence. Grantek is one of the country’s top employers, according to the 2017 Aon Best Employers in Canada Study. This is the 3rd year that Grantek has been named a leader in workplace excellence. Grantek went one step further for the 2nd year in a

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California Team Lap Their Boss…

June 14, 2017

      Grantek’s California team learned who to watch out for on the go-cart track. Systems Engineer, Jake Farrar has a secret skill of flying around the track. The team toasted to Jake over a wine tasting      

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Co-Op Student, Nick Describes His Time with Grantek…

June 14, 2017

Hello, world! Nick Hetherington here; I’m a co-op student in the Systems group at Grantek and I thought I’d share a little about my experience over the past eight months. I’m looking forward to telling you about all the learning I’ve done and progress I’ve made during my time with Grantek, but first I want

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Grantek Sponsors Science Olympiad for Second Year Running…

June 14, 2017

Science Olympiad (www.soinc.org) is a national science competition for middle and high school students.  Teams of 15 students break into groups of two and have 6 hours to compete in 23 events that includes testing events that span from anatomy to knowledge of space and building events that range from bridges to robot arms. The

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Grantek visits classrooms throughout North America

June 14, 2017

Mark Stiefeling, Director of Central Canada went on a Grantek University tour to spread the word on why up and coming new graduates should choose us as their future employer. He certainly is a natural at the front of a classroom!

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Grantek Sponsors Best Design at Annual Waterloo Design Symposium

June 14, 2017

Each year the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo hosts a student design symposium. The Capstone design provides Waterloo Engineering students a unique opportunity to conceptualize and design a project related to their chosen discipline, all while showcasing their talents. The Design Symposium reinforces the concepts of team work, project

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Grantek Burlington joined forces with our Engineering Managers in an Axe Throwing Competition!

June 14, 2017

It was pretty awesome to see everyone sharpen their throwing skills! We may have a few hidden lumberjacks in the group.

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Grantek sponsors Western Engineering Competition

May 26, 2017

For the second year in a row, Grantek was a lead sponsor in the Western Engineering Competition (WEC). This is an exciting event where students from Universities across Western Canada come together to be challenged on their technical, professional, team building, problem solving and communication skills. Through debates, career fairs, networking events and the exciting

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