Valero Energy

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    Fast paced and enriching

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at Valero Energy full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Extremely talented team
    Exposure to muultiple business domains and technologies
    Relatively less office politics
    Community focussed with strong streak of social responsibility
    Amazing fitness center and well ness center

    Cons

    Teams are highly optimized and lean. Loss of any team member can increase burden on rest of the team.
    Highly orthodox work environment. Dress code is strictly enforced. Jeans is a luxury

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Time to earn extra week of vacation should be reduced from 5 to 3 years
    Further relax the dress policy. Allow jeans on Fridays.

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Valero Energy Interviews

Updated Feb 16, 2015
Updated Feb 16, 2015

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    Internal Audit Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I met with recruiters at a university career fair and within two weeks I had an interview at my college campus. The interview process surprised me due to the lack of technical questions. It focused on team work and behavioral solutions. I had an offer within a week. I appreciated that they knew what they were looking for in an intern.

    Interview Questions
    • Q: Tell me about how you handle disagreements on a team   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

Valero Energy Awards & Accolades

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Top 50 Most Community-Minded Companies, Bloomberg and Points of Light, 2013
America's Most Reputable Companies, Forbes.com, 2014
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Website www.valero.com
Headquarters San Antonio, TX
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1980
Type Company - Public (VLO)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Valero Energy is on a mission. Named after the Alamo (the Mission San Antonio de Valero), the company is the largest independent oil refiner in the US. Valero refines low-cost residual oil and heavy crude into cleaner-burning, higher-margin products, including low-sulfur diesels. It operates 14 refineries (with a total production capacity of more than 2.6 million barrels per day) located in California, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, and in Aruba and Canada. It also has a network of some 5,800 retail gas stations and wholesale outlets bearing the Corner Store... More

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