Pathfinder Energy Services
Pathfinder Energy Services Interview Questions & Reviews
Getting an Interview
MWD Field Engineer Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Pathfinder Energy Services.
Interview Details – Hear about Pathfinder through a friend. Sent email to company and was contacted by a local manager. Discussed the position over the phone and setup an in office interview. I met with several managers from district including direct line supervisor. Took a tour of the facility and viewed the tools / equipment that I would be using. On the same day we discussed salary and benefits, which were very generous. I signed a contract immediately. I was required to pass a physical and a drug screen. Then, I started safety training to include water survival trainining.
Interview Question – Would you be willing to spend extended amounts of time away from home (3-5 weeks)? View Answer
Negotiation Details – There was no negotiation. I had no experience in the field, but there was a steady progress from trainee to upper levels with increases in pay and time off schedule, present at the time of hiring. This was a huge incentive to take offer.
Mechanical Engineer II Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
The process took a day - interviewed at Pathfinder Energy Services in January 2010.
Interview Details – The HR called to arrange phone interviews with ME leads and other technology personnel. Onsite interview was scheduled a week after that. Overall, 5 people from technology group interviewed that included a lunch interview. All interviews went well. The feedback was mostly positive.