Kinder Morgan Reviews

Updated April 6, 2015
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  1. Was a great place to work

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    Former Employee - Manager Business Continuity in Lakewood, CO
    Former Employee - Manager Business Continuity in Lakewood, CO

    I worked at Kinder Morgan full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Pay, benefits, people I worked with, senior management, work life balance. CEO often said take care of the employees and they will take care of the company.

    Cons

    Merger with El Paso Pipelines lead to large layoffs in 2012. Some middle managers don't follow through on the values expressed by senior management.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure middle management supporting the values you have expressed.

  2. Application Developer

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    Current Employee - Applications Developer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Applications Developer in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Kinder Morgan full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay, interesting work, always something to do

    Cons

    Rushed deadlines, long hours, old technology

  3. The Real Project Controls Supervisor

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Controls Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Project Controls Supervisor in Houston, TX

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Professional work environment, great people to work with and for, mostly everyone wants to move the company forward/in a positive direction, paid parking/metro (huge plus), supportive staff. Overall I enjoyed most of my team and I miss them. My team rocked I wish them all the best!

    Management's ability to not select certain employees who are disgruntled because she/they didn't get the job she/they applied for. Management's ability to not select certain employee's who lack real project controls skills. Management's ability to select employees who think reasonably. Management's ability to choose leaders who are experienced, diverse and able to lead and mentor employees. Overall I had no problem with my team, peers and my management. The management had sound judgement.

    Cons

    Growing pains (still recovering from El Paso Merger), a lot of great ideas, but need one solid voice to take the great ideas and communicate one clear message. More defined processes and procedures.

    Advice to Management

    Not so much advice to management, but advise to the person who posed as me. Please get a life and do more constructive things with your time other than trying to slander the company's reputation and my own reputation.

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  5. meh..

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kinder Morgan

    Pros

    Old EP field ops guys are the best. if you've got a good former EP manager, hang on to him/her.

    Cons

    long hours. too much time on the road. last minute deadlines. little opportunity to move around or move up. doesnt seem to be interested in retaining the good talent.

  6. Intern review

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    Former Intern - Engineering Intern in Carteret, NJ
    Former Intern - Engineering Intern in Carteret, NJ

    I worked at Kinder Morgan as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Pay was good and not a long commute

    Cons

    Project managers are to tough to work with.

    Advice to Management

    Be more flexible with interns

  7. Good

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Operations Specialist in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Operations Specialist in Houston, TX

    I worked at Kinder Morgan (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Goop pay and fair benefits nice palce overall a definete shot to get in tthe industry

    Cons

    Management has trouble with scheduling and cut back in hours and drawback of personnel

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. Helpful (1)

    Run. No, run fast.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Controls Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Project Controls Supervisor in Houston, TX

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A paycheck. thats about it. 20 word minimum huh. Wow. Cronyism to the max. It sums up to, "The smart never come and the dumb never leave".

    Cons

    situations that shouldn't cause stress are manifested into full blown drama. No one is ever promoted unless they are friends of upper management. Attrition is comparable to a fast food joint. If you enjoy working with hillbillies you've come to the right place.

    Advice to Management

    Find out what is behind the problem of attrition. Hint: and it's not that the market is hot.

  9. Good experience. Good company.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Measurement Technician in Cotulla, TX
    Current Employee - Measurement Technician in Cotulla, TX

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Growing company with plenty of room for growth.

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons right now.

    Advice to Management

    Look at more.programs for developing your employees.

  10. It's a Job

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Director in Houston, TX

    I worked at Kinder Morgan full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Stable place and not stressful

    Cons

    20 years behind in technology and retention policy. Selected individuals participate in compensation packages based on subjective management. Not much concern for the rest.

    Advice to Management

    Compensate and motivate performers, get rid of dead weight and include long-term compensation packages to all good employees, not just engineers.

  11. Helpful (2)

    Operator

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Goldsmith, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Goldsmith, TX

    I have been working at Kinder Morgan full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Great Benefits and good pay

    Cons

    Don' waste your time working for Kinder Morgan Goldsmith,Tx. Management is a liar and will deny anything you say when put on the spot. Will not tell you the work schedule till after your hired and quit your other job.

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to be let go and hiring within. Somebody that knows whats going on. Has horrible communication skills and very demanding. Uses his job title as a threat.

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