Williams Reviews

Updated August 26, 2015
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Williams President, CEO, and Director; Chairman and CEO, Williams Partners Alan S. Armstrong
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Pros
  • work life balance was acceptable (in 15 reviews)

  • Benefits are great dollar for dollar match for up to 6% of salary (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • There's a perception in some areas of a good-ol'-boy network (in 4 reviews)

  • Good ol' boys network of promotion (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Engineer 1

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    • 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

    Pros

    Exiting work and nice people

    Cons

    Large company so lots of bureaucracy to get through to affect change


  2. Program Manager

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    A strong family culture exists.

    Cons

    Unfortunate the industry is Oil and Gas at this time.


  3. Helpful (1)

    Outstanding company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Planning Engineer in Green River, WY
    Current Employee - Systems Planning Engineer in Green River, WY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Excellent opportunities and work-life balance. Very accommodating

    Cons

    Inconsistent salaries among peers with similar title and experience.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    Good place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Vacation time is plentiful. There is a pension and 6% 401k match.

    Cons

    There is not much diversity in the company, especially in upper management.

    Advice to Management

    Review/evaluate employees' past experience thoroughly before assigning them positions.


  6. Helpful (1)

    Engineer

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great company, lots of room to move around. Benefits and pay are good, people generally easy to get along with.

    Cons

    Parts of the company can be fairly disorganized depending on the area. Due to line of work, sometimes unfavorable working hours.

    Advice to Management

    I can only speak for my experience, but more feedback on employee performance. Other than that management is great.


  7. Helpful (1)

    Administrative Assistant

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Pay not competitive but otherwise good company.

    Cons

    Pay not competitive, a lot of good old boys.

    Advice to Management

    N?A


  8. Helpful (1)

    Project Support

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Support Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Project Support Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great office location, semi-flexible hours, professional, many people are hard working and really know their jobs well!

    Cons

    Management has their favorites and promote them faster than believable, HR must not be watching. The old Transco people that still work at the company barely work at all, mostly play games, go to lunch and take off on Fridays!

    Advice to Management

    Clean House!


  9. Contracts Administrator

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contracts Administrator in Owasso, OK
    Former Employee - Contracts Administrator in Owasso, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Williams (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice building; some people friendly and helpful

    Cons

    Management a mess; too many groups doing same thing but differently


  10. Safety first when it's convenient

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Williams full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay, great benefits, some good perks. Tuition reimbursement. Job security is good even for the energy sector. Transfer opportunity.

    Cons

    Safety is only when it's convenient. If corporate is around you have to toe the line. If they arent, we'll management could care less if you got hurt as long as it was your fault and not theirs. Finger pointing and assigning blame should be the motto. Safety on the surface. Cannot advance unless you know someone.

    Advice to Management

    Clean it up or you will see accidents rise. Get a hold of your field office management. Time for shaking things up. Transparency throughout all levels will make for a more positive workplace.


  11. Helpful (1)

    Senior Engineer

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work. Solid compensation.

    Cons

    High workload. Confusing organizational structure.



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