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Petroleum Service Corporation, An SGS Company Reviews

Updated October 31, 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
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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. "Product Handler"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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

  3. "Loader/Switchman"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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


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

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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


  5. "Very Arrogant management"

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    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.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Chemical Loader"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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.


  7. 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

  8. "New Family"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Safety Supervisor in Deer Park, TX
    Current Employee - Safety Supervisor in Deer Park, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, pay, and benefits

    Cons

    Couldn’t think of one!

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work! My employment onboarding was smooth and the entire team communicated every step clearly!


  9. "Tankerman"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tankerman in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Tankerman in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits with competitive pay

    Cons

    Lots of rules to abide by


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Average best"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Loader in Plaquemine, LA
    Current Employee - Loader in Plaquemine, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Medical benefits are good
    Co workers and management are good people

    Cons

    Pay is not the best
    No real loyalty to workers
    As much as they preach family orientated company the pa doesn't reflect those words

    Advice to Management

    Better pay for your employees especially the ones working in the field
    Get rid of people in management roles that do nothing but collect a pay check


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