Total Petrochemicals and Refining USA
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  • I've been here for 25 years + and this a very stable and career opportunity orientated place to work.

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    I have been working at Total Petrochemicals and Refining USA

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    Stable employment here with the opportunity to move up in the Company. Pay is very fair now and it seems we may begin to receive bonuses in operations like the other large Companies in this comparison.


    Shift work is the majority of the work if you can manage the days and nights. There is overtime here so you can increase your yearly income.

    Advice to Management

    Push for the bonuses. This job is more than most management really realizes with the responsibilities we have to take on. This will give your employees more pride than you will ever know.

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    Process Operator Interview

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    I applied through a staffing agency – interviewed at Total Petrochemicals and Refining USA.


    The interview phases consisted of an initial 10 minute interview with HR reps from the different sites the company was hiring for and a second circuit interview at whichever site was interested in you after the first stage. The circuit interview consisted of 5, 20 minute interviews with various process supervisors from the site. Questions ranged from basic behavioral questions to questions about past experience and why you are pursuing the job itself. The questions are designed to make the interviewee present a problem, their solution to the problem, and the result of how their solution to the problem worked.

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    This is a union contraft job, so there were no negotiations.

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Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 2000
Type Company - Public
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

For the most part Texans don't cotton to foreigners, especially those from France. But Total Petrochemicals USA, the North American arm of French energy giant Total's basic chems unit, is doing just fine in Houston. The company manufactures base and petrochemicals from facilities in Texas and Louisiana and also operates a refinery in Texas. Total Petrochemicals produces olefins (ethylene and propylene), polyolefins (polypropylene and polyethylene), aromatics (benzene, toluene, and xylene), and transportation fuels. Total's strategy is to tightly integrate its subsidiaries... More

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