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Petrobras Reviews

Updated September 18, 2017
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Pros
  • Good salary in general for IT workers (in 13 reviews)

  • A multi-national entity which encouraged a consistent work-life balance across board (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • Internal politics is spread out through the whole company (in 3 reviews)

  • The poor management led the company to the situation where it is today, with many problems of corruption (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great Experience!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    - Flexible Time
    - Learning Opportunities

    Cons

    - Third Party usually don´t have good opportunities.


  2. "Excellent company to work."

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

    Pros

    Great people and professionals are in all the sectors of the company.

    Cons

    Administrated by the government, the company has some issues related to the management which should be reviewed.

  3. "they care about the employee. good benefit package"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Benefit package, different opportunities, hogh salary growth curve

    Cons

    Bureaucracy that is inherent to a big Company


  4. "SENIOR DRILLING SUPERVISOR"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A petroleum and mechanical engineer with over twenty five years of
    invaluable experience in well drilling, oil and gas wells drilling
    inspection and supervising. Skilled in analytical and practical
    fields, including performing and monitoring well drilling, both on-
    and offshore. Presently working in Iraq and looking for a suitable
    opportunity in order to excel, deliver and achieve my potential with
    23 years of experience as Drilling Supervisor - 11 on offshore (7 on
    jackups)and 12 on onshore (5 of them within the Amazon jungle)

    Cons

    NOTHING AT ALL. GOOD COMPANY TO WORK


  5. "Great company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Supervisor in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)
    Current Employee - IT Supervisor in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Hard to get in, but comes with great salaries, benefits and working team

    Cons

    Currently undergoing a bad phase, but with good prospects


  6. "Software Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Aracaju (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Aracaju (Brazil)
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Good work environment, great team with high level knowledge

    Cons

    so much burocracy, big hierarchy.


  7. "Good Company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Utility Operator in Paulínia (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Utility Operator in Paulínia (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good salaries, benefits, cultura e values

    Cons

    Career is too much political, bad maintenance

  8. "Great place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Petrobras full-time

    Pros

    Stability, skill development, courses, reasonable work load

    Cons

    Slow progress, political interference, media attention


  9. "Fantastic oil enterprise"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Oil and Gas Technician in Macaé (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Oil and Gas Technician in Macaé (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Petrobras (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    A fantastic enterprise with a lot of benefits.

    Cons

    Controled by government. It's good but not too much.


  10. "Ergonomic development"

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    Former Employee - Senior Ergonomist in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Senior Ergonomist in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It is one of the few companies that invest in ergonomics programs .

    Cons

    It has a government interference that hinders growth


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