Spectra Energy
3.3 of 5 31 reviews
www.spectraenergy.com Houston, TX 5000+ Employees

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Look somewhere else you can find better

Administrative (Current Employee)

ProsSome people are pleasant to work with

ConsEntire company is made up of all contractors. Rarely do you meet someone who is a permanent employee. When traveling you are expected to pay for all expenses and wait 2-3 weeks for reimbursement from your staffing agency. Job will always be contract so hardly no one goes permanent. Insufficient training and the moment you speak your concerns or have ideas there immediately shot down or in my case invite you to corporate to teach them how to do your job responsibilities and then be laid off 2 weeks later.no real direction, aging workforce, not organized at all. The will assure you they don't do politics but trust me it's there. If u like traveling and feeling like your job is never complete then this place is for you. Salary is way below industry pay because they factor in traveling costs as apart of your salary. Traveling that they enforce.

Advice to Senior ManagementWhen you come to someone and ask ways to make things more efficient then to turn down there ideas because you do a group vote who are made up of people not comfortable with changes then look for better ways to manage. Industry is always changing holding back talent because some people are uncomfortable or have egos shouldn't be giving there opinion. Also nothing more cowardly when u schedule a meeting to talk about concerns then cancel it and then keep rescheduling only to drag it out because u know they are being laid off and then say yeah we'll talk about it when I get back the very same day you are laying them off and slipping out the back door with your tail between your legs is cowardly. Yea....sure you don't play politics. Cough cough

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    SummerAccounting (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    I have been working at Spectra Energy as an intern for less than a year


    Pros: People, culture, work/life balance, 9/80 work weeks Cons: Opportunities for advancement, salary, dull and repetitive work Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Good company for a first job

    Engineer (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Spectra Energy as an intern for less than a year


    Pros: Competitive pay Will negotiate more if they really want you Great coworkers,… Cons: Sometimes not the projects you want to work on, and… Advice to Senior Management: Use your younger employee's talents! Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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