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Keppel FELS Reviews

Updated September 16, 2017
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Choo Chiau Beng
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Pros
  • good bonus (prior to oil price drop) -good management trainee salary increment (in 13 reviews)

  • High bonus, cast exposure in the field (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Engineer"

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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 Keppel FELS full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    1. Good bonus in the past
    2. Big company

    Cons

    1. Boss decides everything
    2. Office Politics

    Advice to Management

    1. More open minded
    2. Listen to staff opinion


  2. "temp only"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Easy weld test gets you in

    Cons

    This company hires/fires/lays off people at the drop of a hat

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Good learning experience"

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    Former Employee - Structural Engineer
    Former Employee - Structural Engineer

    I worked at Keppel FELS full-time

    Pros

    Good working atmosphere for learning

    Cons

    Slow growth as promotions and salary growth is too slow


  4. "Engineer"

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

    I have been working at Keppel FELS full-time

    Pros

    Bonus is good when times are good.
    Islandwide company transport provided.

    Cons

    When times are bad, bonus really suck!


  5. "Project"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Keppel FELS full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    high bonus in the past

    Cons

    low bonus now, high turnover rate

    Advice to Management

    need fairer appraisal


  6. "Rigid system"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good colleagues around, helpful people

    Cons

    need to clock working hours


  7. "Life changing experience. Great place to learn technical skills and management skills. Physically demanding."

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    Current Employee - Superintendent
    Current Employee - Superintendent
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good working environment. Great colleagues to work with, especially when you need help for urgent jobs. Great place to learn technical skills. Learn to lead and manage the team.

    Cons

    Poor support from upper management. Constant change in planning leads to last minute jobs. Physically demanding, need to come back on weekends for supervision. Long working hours. Poor rapport between upper management and officers on ground, often leads to miscommunication.

    Advice to Management

    Always listen to the lower management and officers on ground for advice. Spend some time talking to them to know more about the current status of job. Willing to open up and have meaningful conversation with them. Always take care of them.

  8. "Challenging"

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    Current Employee - Project Superintendent in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Project Superintendent in Singapore (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Keppel FELS full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Challenging environment.
    Learning curve is high.
    Systematic
    Can do spirit
    Safety is always an important factor
    Yard Factilities are good
    Many opportunities for progression

    Cons

    Fast phase environment
    High demand and standards for work
    Planning of jobs can be better
    Better mentoring can be arranged

    Advice to Management

    More benefits to staff


  9. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - IT Technician in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - IT Technician in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends

    I have been working at Keppel FELS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good people and great benefits.

    Cons

    Working time and location. Health plan

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing the great job!


  10. "ForEver Low Salary"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Keppel FELS full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    totally disappointing. no pros at all.

    Cons

    - low salary
    - favoritism in promotion
    - no transparent appraisal system


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