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Precision Drilling CEO and Director and Director Kevin A. Neveu
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Pros
  • A great company to work for even during tough times (in 5 reviews)

  • Great pay and benefits and good equipment to work and train on (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours, hard work, lots of time away from home (in 5 reviews)

  • They have taken benefits and bonuses away from the people who need it the most rather than looking at the compensation of upper management (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "roughnecking"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Precision Drilling full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good pay and even days on and off

    Cons

    its hard and physically demanding

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  2. "Electrical Technician"

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    Former Employee - Electrical Department Alice in Alice, TX
    Former Employee - Electrical Department Alice in Alice, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Precision Drilling full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great teams best tool pushers and maintenance department on the globe!

    Cons

    Office in Houston running the show for South Texas. Out of touch

  3. "Office Services Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Office Services & Facilities Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Office Services & Facilities Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Precision Drilling (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Communication throughout the company

    Cons

    Nothing other than current industry issues

    Advice to Management

    Show employees that they are valued


  4. "Top Drive Tech"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Department Lead in Waller, TX
    Former Employee - Department Lead in Waller, TX

    I worked at Precision Drilling (More than a year)

    Pros

    Understanding and professional people. Family oriented, so in my department if you had family plans or emergencies they were always understanding. They will also spend the money on you to get you the training you need and require. They are also big on safety, so they definitely look out for you.

    Cons

    No cons on that I saw.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  5. "Great people"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Precision Drilling full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people with great attitudes

    Cons

    Cyclical business. Mid-large size company still run like a small company.


  6. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Draftsman in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Draftsman in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Precision Drilling full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Proffesional, organized, diverse, safe and friendly.

    Cons

    Declining oil industry. disorganized, unfriendly, need training class and safety class.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Precision Drilling"

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    Current Employee - Texas in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Texas in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Precision Drilling full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great growth opportunity, good compensation programs and company-paid benefits. Leadership believes in work/life balance.

    Cons

    Oil and gas industry is currently difficult. Communication is occasionally lacking.

    Advice to Management

    Present opportunities across the board - those that come from Canadian Ops seem to be presented with leadership opportunities more often.

  8. "Motorhand"

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    Former Employee - Motorhand in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Motorhand in Houston, TX

    I worked at Precision Drilling full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company over all. A lot of hands on learning and training. Great pay, and I loved getting two weeks off every month. Pros definitely out weigh the cons.

    Cons

    Working all day or night out in the element. Working away from home for weeks at a time. A lot of rigs are unsafe, and don't have the tools you need to do your job.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure every rig has all and proper tools. Visit rigs more often. Don't treat long term employees like they are new or insignificant. More random drug tests. Trust me!


  9. "mwd"

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    Former Employee - MWD Field Engineer in Midland, TX
    Former Employee - MWD Field Engineer in Midland, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Precision Drilling (More than a year)

    Pros

    great coordinator in joe covington. great guys to work with

    Cons

    work slowed as it has all across the oilfield industry


  10. "oil field"

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    Former Employee - Lead Tech in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Lead Tech in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Precision Drilling part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great money, bosses, and coworkers

    Cons

    long hours but thats what you should expect from the oil field and not know the amount of work you have until the work is done


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