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Limited Growth In the Pipeline Services Division (Engineering) in Houston

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Former Employee - Field Engineer  in  Houston, TX (US)
Former Employee - Field Engineer in Houston, TX (US)

I worked at BJ Services full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

If your fresh to oil and Gas this is a place to gain massive hands on experience in 2-3 years. This company will take you all over the world so you understand how to Commission Various Pipeline Applications

Cons

1. Below Market Rate Salary
2. Lack of Work Life Balance
3. Managers lack Decision Making ability or refuse to use it ( Go along to get along)
4. Lack of integrity is condoned amongst managers
5. Hostile work Environment is accepted

Advice to ManagementAdvice

1. Take care of your employees
2. Make a decision and stand by your decision especially if it impacts employee benifits
3. Ensure your first level managers have a track record of being ethical
4. Do not allow managers it stir conflict amongst employees.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
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27 Other Employee Reviews for BJ Services (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    it was a o.k company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BJ Services

    Pros

    alot of money 2 be made

    Cons

    no home time at all

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Valuable; needs to get more exposure on other aspect of oil industry

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BJ Services

    Pros

    Good benefits; nice working place; good training programsl if you are an expat - you will be treated like a king - even if your skills are minimal

    Cons

    Rules and policies are not strictly enforced; salary might be less than competitors but compensated by having good working environment; bias towards career promotions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create opportunity to have more career paths within the company.
    Do your due diligence in evaluating employees properly
    Perks are less than competitors

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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