Pioneer Natural Resources Reviews

Updated January 1, 2015
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  1. Great co for engineers

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pioneer Natural Resources full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice people, exceptional benefits 2x match on 401K, lunch and gym, steady company, long-term leadership

    Cons

    Loss of some strong leaders & up and coming leaders. Passive aggressive environment. Not much diversity.

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    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Work Environment

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at Pioneer Natural Resources as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great flexible work hours. Half day every Friday

    Cons

    The accounting system seem outdate and not up to date wit other companies in the industry

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful

    Great pay, horrible upper management.

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    Current Employee - EO2 in Victoria, TX
    Current Employee - EO2 in Victoria, TX

    I have been working at Pioneer Natural Resources full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay is excellent, 7 and 4 , 7 and 3 work schedule, 14+ hours a day, safety culture

    Cons

    Lack of experience in the office, hard to get promoted, back stabbing is bad

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take Some Training OR something

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful

    nice good place good money plenty of hours

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    Current Employee - FRAC Equipment Operator in Midland, TX
    Current Employee - FRAC Equipment Operator in Midland, TX

    I have been working at Pioneer Natural Resources full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    hours pay management benefits medical

    Cons

    none available everything is awesome

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. One of the best in the business. You would love working there.

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    Former Employee - Operations Training Coordinator in Irving, TX
    Former Employee - Operations Training Coordinator in Irving, TX

    I worked at Pioneer Natural Resources full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people, benefits, pay and has a culture where everyone is involved.

    Cons

    In Dallas the pace is pretty fast, so if you enjoy that then you'll fit right in.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what is working now.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. Great company to work for, will let you grow in the fields you like.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pioneer Natural Resources full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, great compensation

    Cons

    Limited growth opportunity as the company is relatively small

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful

    Fantastic Benefits..typical office politics

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pioneer Natural Resources full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    benefits are unbeatable... 200% matching 401k..tons of opportunities for raises, bonuses, and vacation

    Cons

    favoritism for advancement and transfers

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful

    Great company to work for

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX

    I worked at Pioneer Natural Resources

    Pros

    Great company to work for
    Have to start at the bottom and work your way up no matter what your previous experience level

    Cons

    Have to start at the bottom and work your way up no matter what your previous experience level
    Long work hours in some departments

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have to start at the bottom and work your way up no matter what your previous experience level
    Long work hours in some departments

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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