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Chevron Reviews

Updated January 14, 2019
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  • "Sometimes people struggle with work/life balance" (in 50 reviews)

  • "Oil and gas industry goes through ups and downs" (in 35 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Chevron full-time

    Pros

    Collaborative and people focused. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Oil price volatility and high capital expenditures has limited number of project going forward which means its a bit slow for high achievers.


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chevron full-time

    Pros

    Family friendly, Great work culture

    Cons

    Public commuting options not available for San ramon location

  3. "Good pay and great benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary
    Bonuses
    Projects
    Work life balance

    Cons

    Top down leadership
    Favoritism outweighs talent
    Slow to change
    Too many meetings

    Advice to Management

    Put people in management and project lead roles that have the knowledge and deserves it based on performance.


  4. "Best Job I ever had"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Richmond, CA
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Richmond, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chevron (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    benefits, great leadership, and awesome work atmosphere

    Cons

    occasional pressure to get the samples ran is short deadlines.


  5. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chevron full-time

    Pros

    work-life balance. High pay

    Cons

    Available locations to work


  6. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chevron full-time

    Pros

    This is a great opportunity.

    Cons

    No cons that can be thought of.


  7. "Process Automation Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Process Automation Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Process Automation Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    High salary, great benefits, travel opportunities, on-site gym, fantastic training and career development, company matches 8% in 401k if employee puts in 2%, the medical/dental/vision have low monthly cost, great location in downtown Houston, 9/80 schedule with every other Friday off, gas discounts and lots of opportunities if you're willing to learn and travel.

    Cons

    High pay comes with high expectations.

  8. "Operations Manager"

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Port Arthur, TX
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Port Arthur, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Chevron full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good Company to work for and work environment. The company cares about the employees well being (work pace breaks) and are flexible with family emergencies.

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Keep going strong with your Operational Excellence initiatives!!!!!


  9. "Excellent OE culture and work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Safety Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Safety Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work with opportunity for growth

    Cons

    It sometimes takes longer to get things done.


  10. "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Chevron full-time

    Pros

    work life balance
    compensation was fantastic

    Cons

    slow moving
    lack of transparency in decision making