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Overall great, but could've been better if more guidance/heads-up was given

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
Former Employee - Field Engineer - Wireline in Tulsa, OK
Former Employee - Field Engineer - Wireline in Tulsa, OK
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Schlumberger full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Training was excellent, all hands-on including practical operation, as well as classroom technical background knowledge. Scheduled testing, both paper and practical was held to ensure trainees understand their material and their weakness so they could improve at it. Enjoyed the company, and would recommend it to anyone with a dream.

Cons

Certain trainees, while they have the technical ability to solve questions, they may not be mentally prepared for the environment. "Technical, environment, dream" with all 3 may a person be successful. Environment was a challenge for me, for trainees that find difficulty in fitting into such environment, perhaps SLB can notice such symptom earlier and hold private consultation with the trainee, and decide whether they should take any extra measure for such people.

Advice to Management

As above, I really liked my work (technical-wise), however due to various reasons including difficulty in fitting into environment, and some personal characteristic weakness, I made some mistakes during training that I had resign from my work. SLB induces stress on trainees during training on purpose so they could see the trainees reactions, however understanding certain trainees may have other issues rather technical difficulty, perhaps holding extra consultation prior to practical assessment? Thanks for everything.

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  1. Production Engineer

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Production Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You have access to the latest technologies and trainings in the oil and gas industry.

    Cons

    Schlumberger demands a lot of your time.

    Advice to Management

    Create better work-life balance


  2. It's an ok place

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Field Mechanic in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Field Mechanic in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Benefits and pays pretty well

    Cons

    There's no loyalty system... you move up at your own pace but I guess that could be good too

    Advice to Management

    none


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