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Rewarding career with a structured graduate programme for fresh graduates with a competitive compensation scheme.

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Field Engineer
Current Employee - Field Engineer

I have been working at Schlumberger

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

- Structured training programme and continuous training development, which includes weeks long class based training in training centres worldwide.
- Competitive compensation scheme
- Predominantly young work force
- Mobility and international exposure
- Opportunity to venture into non technical positions post Fixed Step Training.
- Steep learning curve: always something new to learn

Cons

- Heavy workload eating into personal life
- Field staff are typically based out of a fairly remote area away from friends and family
- Long work hours: 6-day week work and generally over time required without compensation during peak periods.
- Despite the structured training programme, compliance and progression in accordance to it depends greatly on management's support
- Management has been very selective with compliance with company's standards, only favouring those which conveniences them.

Advice to Management

To pay more attention to the people of the company. I've observed too many too-little-too-late scenarios with ex employees.

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  1. Great training and learning experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Schlumberger

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The training and OJT are among the best in the industry. Pay can be very competitive

    Cons

    The hours can be very long and it can become difficult to maintain a home life. Also many of the locations are undesirable.


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    Life enriching experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Engineer in Khobar (Saudi Arabia)
    Former Employee - Field Engineer in Khobar (Saudi Arabia)

    I worked at Schlumberger

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great training schemes and diverse career paths. Life in the field can be tough but at the end of the day it's rewarding and worth the long and intense working hours.

    Cons

    Work-life balance is a critical downside one can experience when working in the field. Working on rotation at a remote location (most typical scenario for a field engineer) doesn't allow you to take proper care of personal aspects in life.

    Advice to Management

    They can improve their foreman-like leadership style by focusing on developing other valuable and necessary soft skills than can positively influence subordinates.


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