UniversalPegasus International

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UniversalPegasus International Reviews

Updated July 28, 2015
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Pros
  • Friendly and comfortable work environment with people that get along well (in 7 reviews)

  • Great benefits and 401k, 9/80 work schedule, some really good people work there (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Everybody from the upper management to the security guy are terrific people and the company cares about people (in 4 reviews)

  • Things could be better as there has been quite a turnaround in senior management staff since I was there (in 3 reviews)

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  1. I work with a great team in a workplace that provides challenges and rewards.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Drafter II in Lafayette, LA
    Current Employee - Senior Drafter II in Lafayette, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UniversalPegasus International full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The environment is upbeat. My colleagues are second to none and always willing to assist in anyway. My compensation is more than fair. I am able to increase my knowledge and experience. Our managers are positive and strive to provide a great place to work; often asking for feedback. The corporate office is very supportive and communicates in order to keep us abreast of company business and projects. This is a good place for me.

    Cons

    As with “any” engineering or service group the work often comes down at the clients discretion which sometimes is the last minute.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the hard work.


  2. Helpful (3)

    I am very excited to be currently working here.

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

    I have been working at UniversalPegasus International full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The team is great and I am treated as part of it even though I am new. Many people go above and beyond to make sure you get settled in as a new employee. The company's HR Dept is very organized. Too new to add anything else at this time.

    Cons

    A few people should learn manners - swearing within earshot of others is not cool. Also, small items came up missing in my cubicle recently. I really do mean 'a few'. Most people are very professional.


  3. UPI is a company on the rise. They take care of their employees and they have a good vision of the future.

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

    I have been working at UniversalPegasus International full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good managers and flexible working environment. This is especially helpful with the Houston traffic

    Cons

    The Houston traffic can make it difficult to get to the office

    Advice to Management

    Hold the your current course and be patient


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  5. GROWING and CONTINUING TO GROW

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

    I have been working at UniversalPegasus International full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    UPI is a great company that allows you to achieve and grow as much as you wish. Do your job the best you can and you will reap the benefits. You won't always agree with every company move or decision, but that's true no matter who you work for and that includes "youself". UPI allows you the freedom to grow and prosper if you're talented enough and smart enough to grab hold before things pass you by.

    Cons

    UPI has always been a company of change and growth and like most companies, it sooner or later makes some bone-head decisions. How it recovers and overcomes those decisions is the real measure of the company future. As UPI has grown it takes longer to overcome some missteps. UPI can be a little too slow to show appreciation and a little too quick to throw out the baby with the bathwater.

    Advice to Management

    Despite the cons; I think management is really trying. I do agree with some of the naysayers that in the past poor (or lack of) management has been a real problem. That problem is not unique to UPI, but then this is not a critique of other companies. My advice to UPI management is that they continue to make sure they and their decisions are not the problems. To continue to pave that gravel road to success and to always keep an eye on the success of the team. And never, ever forget that the team is really just a bunch of individuals working towards a common goal.


  6. It was a pleasure to be a part of the UPI team

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Subsea Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Subsea Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UniversalPegasus International full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A good team of professionals. Lots of opportunities to gain experience on a variety of projects.

    Cons

    There were no major cons.


  7. Egineer II

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

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

    Pros

    Great Company to work for. Great benefits, EOE, Very diverse, management listens to the employees and acts proactively. They provide training. They care about the people, and Mr Luna is never too busy to shake you hand on the hallway. 9/80 shedule is awesome.

    Cons

    No Cons. Everybody from the upper management to the security guy are terrific people and the company cares about people.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing.


  8. Good Company to work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer III in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer III in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great friendly people, great place to work

    Cons

    There are none, good place to work

    Advice to Management

    Thanks for all the good things


  9. #71 and moving up!

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

    I have been working at UniversalPegasus International full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work! Folks are friendly. Open Door policy with Management

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Keep on doing what you guys/gals are doing !


  10. Helpful (1)

    Great Place to Work, Lot's of Opportunity

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

    I have been working at UniversalPegasus International full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Have been here just over 2 years and have been promoted twice. UPI values people's skills and contributions over legacy politics. Are part of Huntington Ingalls now and are very cash positive and growth focused. Good environment to work in and diversified business (pipelines, facilities, topsides, subsea, field services, construction management). I have gotten exposure to more types of projects in 2.5 years than I had in 10 prior to coming here.

    Cons

    Has cyclical business like other engineering and construction firms. Had a layoff a few months ago when a couple of client projects were cancelled. In order to avoid more layoffs, there was a temporary vacation cut. Good for those whose jobs were saved, bad for those that were safe anyway.

    Advice to Management

    I love working here and hope that we continue to set the company up for growth, diversification, and continue to provide opportunities to our rising stars.


  11. This company is back on track and poised for growth this Philip Luna as CEO

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at UniversalPegasus International full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Due to growth career advancement is common and from within the company.

    Cons

    Need to have rec center for employees



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