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www.pdvsa.com
Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
5001 to 10000 employees
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Government
Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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American motorists rely on Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA), one of the top exporters of oil to the US. The state-owned company is a global oil giant and in 2010 reported estimated proved reserves of 296.5 billion barrels of oil and 22.9 billion cu. meters of ... Read more

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Rafael Ramírez Carreño
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    Former Employee - Buyer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Buyer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at PDVSA full-time

    Pros

    4 weeks vacation. Great 401k matching

    Cons

    Is owned by the Venezuelan government

    Advice to Management

    Learn to say no to Caracas

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PDVSA Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at PDVSA (Houston, TX) in January 2016.

    Interview

    Spoke to the hiring manager, supervisor and HR. They each asked questions about my past procurement experience. They then met and later that day I was advised they wanted to be bring me on board.

    Interview Questions

    • The questions centered on what I had done in the past.I gave them a detailed synopsis on my past responsibilities.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    They are very firm with what they offer.To get them to budge is very difficult.

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