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NuStar Energy Reviews

Updated October 30, 2018
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Pros
  • "competitive pay, great people, flexible end date" (in 8 reviews)

  • "Great pay, great benefits, great people, great environment" (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "NuStar highly encourages employees to donate to the United Way as part of their annual giving" (in 9 reviews)

  • "Being as efficient as they are with personnel, there aren't many opportunities for full time positions after the internship" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome Place"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NuStar Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, salary, benefits, perks

    Cons

    Ah ent come across a con yet other than wearing a tie. Lol


  2. "One of the best in San Antonio, TX"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NuStar Energy full-time

    Pros

    They try their best to make you feel at home and show that they care about you. Many times show that the employees are an asset to the company. Not to large of a size nor too small. Good compensation. Clean and safe work environment.
    Pretty good health benefits.

    Cons

    Formal dress code.
    No facial hair allowed.
    Encouraged donations to United Way and political action committees
    High deductible health plan.

    Advice to Management

    Bring the dress code to what most companies in USA are currently doing.
    Keep up the good work overall.

  3. "Lead Infrastructure Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Infrastructure Engineer in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Infrastructure Engineer in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NuStar Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of variety, invests in new technologies

    Cons

    Senior Management lack understanding and respect for infrastructure's value

    Advice to Management

    Show more interest, listen and feedback to infrastructure staff


  4. "Operator"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operator in Corpus Christi, TX
    Former Employee - Operator in Corpus Christi, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great environment, Great people, Excellent safety program, Great benefits

    Cons

    No structure for Pay, Low salaries


  5. "maintenance technician"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at NuStar Energy full-time

    Pros

    benefits and pay, and that's it

    Cons

    will not get any advancement if you don't donate at a certain level to their charity. poor management, false incentives and constant changes in policy and leadership


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Go elsewhere if you can"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits, good pay, pension plan on top of matching 401k (6%)

    Cons

    Management is pretty clueless, and they certainly don't practice what they preach


  7. "If aesthetics mean anything to you..."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NuStar Energy full-time

    Pros

    ...you're going to love this company!

    Cons

    I have no cons at this time

  8. "Great culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NuStar Energy full-time

    Pros

    Great culture of giving back to community and plenty of recognition/events/perks for employees. Friendly leadership.

    Cons

    Thet have some outdated policies.


  9. "Good company to work for in San Antonio"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competetive pay, benefits, and lots of holidays and early release days. Also, lots of happy hours during the summer and events during the year make the workplace fun.

    Cons

    Hard to move up in the company, unless you've been there forever. Need to provide more training and growth opportunities. Short staffed, so work piles up.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more training/growth opportunities, and hire more resources to help.


  10. "Top notch company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager Legal Support in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Manager Legal Support in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at NuStar Energy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Employees are the number one asset, industry leading benefits and an atmosphere consisting of respect and teamwork. The company is very community minded and encourages employees to give back through volunteerism and serving on non-profit boards.

    Cons

    Hard to promote, as upper management are young and happy to work there. At times, work stagnates. It is difficult to embrace new technology.

    Advice to Management

    Assistance with job growth and career advancement would be helpful to keep people.