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Petrofac CEO Ayman Asfari
Ayman Asfari
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  1. Great Company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Petrofac full-time

    Pros

    Excellent management Good career progression Good jog security

    Cons

    Sometimes long working hours

  2. Principal Engineer

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Petrofac full-time

    Pros

    Good medical insurances for family and fast visa processing

    Cons

    Worst professional and family life balance

    Advice to Management

    Top is very heavy

  3. Accounts Receivable Specialist

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Petrofac

    Pros

    Great team of people to work with.

    Cons

    Office politics can be challenging.

  4. Helpful (2)

    To Be Avoided By All Means

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Petrofac full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Pay and benefits are quite acceptable.

    Cons

    Individuals who have very poor people skills and who have no business managing people are promoted to leadership positions within the company and seem to be rewarded based upon their proven ability to bully employees.

    Advice to Management

    Need to purge the organization of abusive managers before the company finds itself in a hostile workplace lawsuit due to employee bullying and unequal treatment of employees which has occurred both within the home office and at client locations. Refer to the recent incident whereby a major client had to enlist an outside organizational health consultant at their expense to perform a study of the project team to determine...

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  5. Good Company and work life balance

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Petrofac full-time

    Pros

    Nice place to work at. Good salary

    Cons

    Not many cons that I have experienced

  6. Trainee

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Petrofac full-time

      Pros

      Friendly environment and good pay

      Cons

      Less projects and less time

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      Design Engineer

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Petrofac full-time

      Pros

      More challenging jobs with amiable environment

      Cons

      Less recognition for the hard work

    • SME

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Petrofac full-time

        Pros

        Great pay and people to work with.

        Cons

        Sales and business development unit could not get any projects for 4 years running.

      • Petrofac review

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        Current Employee - SME Instrument and Controls in Houston, TX
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at Petrofac full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        Management, benefits, support, work/life balance

        Cons

        Art of securing additional contracts in US

      • Overall Good Experience

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Negative Outlook
          Disapproves of CEO

          I worked at Petrofac full-time

          Pros

          Compensation and medical plan was good.

          Cons

          Tough times in the O&G service industry so opportunities limited until industry recovery

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