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Petroleum Service Corporation, An SGS Company Reviews

Updated December 30, 2018
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Joel Dickerson
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Pros
  • "Company is growing and ever expanding" (in 4 reviews)

  • "Good benefits and very good to employees" (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "No advancement opportunities and low pay" (in 3 reviews)

  • "Unpredictable schedule (sometimes) not all jobs are shift work which means you work until the job is done" (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Great growth potential. Internal promotions"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Warehouse Lead
    Current Employee - Warehouse Lead
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Petroleum Service Corporation, An SGS Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay/benefits. Awesome opportunities. Strong safety culture.

    Cons

    Unpredictable schedule (sometimes) not all jobs are shift work which means you work until the job is done.


  2. "Good journey"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dock Operator in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Dock Operator in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Petroleum Service Corporation, An SGS Company (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great shift work.
    Pay was decent
    Overtime was welcomed
    Easy shift.

    Cons

    Bad management
    Stuck in old ways
    No advancedment after Leadman

    Advice to Management

    Support employees more
    More higher pay rates

  3. "Unorganized from day 1 till time of departure"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good opportunity for someone with no knowledge of the Petroleum industry

    Cons

    Miscommunications from day 1 till departure


  4. "Loader"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Loader in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Loader in Baton Rouge, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Petroleum Service Corporation, An SGS Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    None, none, none, none, none

    Cons

    Exxon Mobil Polyolefins, the SGS Petroleum management is worthless.

    Advice to Management

    Management is the reason for the high turnover of employees and poor work environment.


  5. "Product Handler"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Handler
    Current Employee - Product Handler
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Petroleum Service Corporation, An SGS Company full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Okay pay good vacation time

    Cons

    Shift work weekend nights and working holidays


  6. "Loader/Switchman"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Loader in Baton Rouge, LA
    Former Employee - Loader in Baton Rouge, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Petroleum Service Corporation, An SGS Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The Pay is excellent if you are a single person

    Cons

    Horrible Management and Mandatory Overtime

    Advice to Management

    Promote from with in


  7. "Be friends with the boss if you want to move up.. Exxon Mobil Baytown"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Locomotive Engineer in Baytown, TX
    Former Employee - Locomotive Engineer in Baytown, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Petroleum Service Corporation, An SGS Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay was ok but at the same time unfair . Nothing else stood out

    Cons

    Buddy system was terrible at this place . They may not all be that way but the 2 locations I was at operated the same way

    Advice to Management

    Treat all employees the same and hold everyone accountable equally

  8. "Very Arrogant management"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operator in Baton Rouge, LA
    Former Employee - Operator in Baton Rouge, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Petroleum Service Corporation, An SGS Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good starter career to get experience and that’s it!

    Cons

    Management show favoritism to certain folks

    Advice to Management

    Be to fair to everyone give them the same opportunities as the next person.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Chemical Loader"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Chemical Loader in Plaquemine, LA
    Current Employee - Chemical Loader in Plaquemine, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Petroleum Service Corporation, An SGS Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work to home life balance. If you are willing to put in effort and work hard, you ne be rewarded.

    Cons

    At the mercy of the outside environment and weather.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "good job"

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    Current Employee - Product Handler in Donaldsonville, LA
    Current Employee - Product Handler in Donaldsonville, LA

    I have been working at Petroleum Service Corporation, An SGS Company full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    ok pay overtime and time off

    Cons

    management not so good

    Advice to Management

    better people in place