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HOVENSA Reviews

Updated September 1, 2016
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  1. "Hovensa LLC"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Homestead, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Homestead, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HOVENSA (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great pay, Great benefits, Great Location

    Cons

    Went out of business and closed refinery too soon.
    Horrible 12 hrs. schedule
    Very long promotion process. Promotion is based on seniority not knowledge and the company promotes from outside of the candidate respective assigned area.


  2. "Main Lander"

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    Former Employee - Administrative III in Lake Saint Croix Beach, MN
    Former Employee - Administrative III in Lake Saint Croix Beach, MN
    Recommends

    I worked at HOVENSA full-time

    Pros

    Best place I've ever worked, nice people from all over the world. I learned a lot working there, great pay......! Wish they were still open so I could go back down to live. Best 4 yrs of my life!

    Cons

    Some people were not qualified to work there & they caused 2 explosions putting the rest of us in danger

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  3. "OK place to work"

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    Former Employee - Process Operator A in Christiansted, VI
    Former Employee - Process Operator A in Christiansted, VI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Pay. Great Benefits. Fantastic Co-workers!

    Cons

    Lousy shift schedule. Management seems not to care

    Advice to Management

    Talk to the employees more. Spend more in maintenance of the plant. Lower retirement age and experience.


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  5. "MIS PC Technican"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Roswell, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Roswell, GA
    Recommends

    I worked at HOVENSA (More than a year)

    Pros

    A great team environment to work. Upper management was very supportive. Employed in 1999

    Cons

    There are no cons to mention.


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    "Good experience"

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    Current Employee - Process Operator in Christiansted, VI
    Current Employee - Process Operator in Christiansted, VI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay in the VI but does not compare to salaries on the mainland for the same position.

    Cons

    8 hr rotating shift does not provide good work/life balance


  7. "happy to have been part of Hovensa"

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    Former Employee - Terminal Operator in Christiansted, VI
    Former Employee - Terminal Operator in Christiansted, VI
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HOVENSA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It was a great learning experience which I am still benefiting from.

    Cons

    they shut down. other then that it was a great job.


  8. "Great work experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Dedicated hard working employees , great island and benefits

    Cons

    Leadership is fragmented and not connected to business needs


  9. "Hovensa is good, management is very poor"

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    Former Employee - Control Room Operator in Christiansted, VI
    Former Employee - Control Room Operator in Christiansted, VI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    very good safety program, very good training program

    Cons

    to many bosses to report to, that has no knowledge of what going on.
    never listen to the operator in the field


  10. "Great pay and benefits, terrible management."

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    Former Employee - Process Operator in Christiansted, VI
    Former Employee - Process Operator in Christiansted, VI
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at HOVENSA full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great Pay, Challenging Work, Great Co-worker relationships

    Cons

    Lot's of ignorance and incompetence in management. Lot's of management afraid of corporate.

    Advice to Management

    Adhere to the eyes and ears of the units.


  11. "Great place"

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

    I have been working at HOVENSA full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work at while it lasted

    Cons

    Layed off all workers. miss everyone

    Advice to Management

    Work hard and try to reopen



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