Pioneer Natural Resources Reviews

Updated Jan 13, 2021

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41 Ratings
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  • "Oil and gas industry can be volatile(in 10 reviews)

  • "It's the oil & gas industry so there seems to be lots of volitility(in 6 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Reservoir"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pioneer Natural Resources full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    They have a Great culture and great benefits

    Cons

    Nothing other than ebbs and flows of working in the oil field

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  2. "Great Place to Work."

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Maintenance Technician in San Angelo, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pioneer Natural Resources full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, great benefits, great atmosphere

    Cons

    Change direction of company often


  3. "Pioneer Natural Resources"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - H R Shared Services Specialist II in Rochester, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pioneer Natural Resources full-time

    Pros

    Excellent Company in all respects, pay, benefits, etc.

    Cons

    Industry subject to world events and changing business models.

  4. "Great Culture"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Irving, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pioneer Natural Resources full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great culture and benefits including lunch

    Cons

    2 rounds of recent layoffs impacted changes

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great company!"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pawnee, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at Pioneer Natural Resources full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Work with great people which makes for a wonderful work family!

    Cons

    Management talks as if you're division will be around for years due to the shale production and potential, then they sell the asset to a poorly run company and you're out of a job.

  6. "Great Company Bad Industry"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Facilities Engineer in Irving, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pioneer Natural Resources full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Total Compensation Package and Coworkers

    Cons

    Constant stress of worrying about layoffs in oil and gas.

  7. "Engineering Analyst"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Engineering Analyst in Irving, TX
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pioneer Natural Resources full-time

    Pros

    Incredible benefits, great, competent coworkers, good management

    Cons

    It's oil and gas, overwork lower level employees

  8. "Good"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Geologist in Irving, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pioneer Natural Resources full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    New building is very nice

    Cons

    Management needs more training to be better

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Bad middle management"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Operation Engineering in Irving, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pioneer Natural Resources full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great Pay balanced work and family

    Cons

    Middle management confused and making wrong decisions

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "It's how long you've been there."

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Former Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Pioneer Natural Resources full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits are par with the good companies and on-site daycare.

    Cons

    Nepotism, clickish, and you had better not be a threat to your boss' job cause you will be gone asap. Land Administration, Division Order, Accounting, and the Land Techs are sexist toward males unless you are a pushover or you also like men.

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