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Updated Aug 28, 2020

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Found 260 of over 261 reviews
3.8
69% Recommend to a Friend
Precision Drilling CEO and Director and Director Kevin A. Neveu
86% Approve of CEO

Found 26 of over 261 reviews

3.8
69%
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86%
Approve of CEO
Precision Drilling CEO and Director and Director Kevin A. Neveu
Kevin A. Neveu
105 Ratings

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Pros
  • "good pay and even days on and off(in 29 reviews)
  • "Good benefits (aside from not getting massages, which is just silly)(in 17 reviews)
  • "Great people to work with(in 15 reviews)
  • "Good money and easy to climb the ladder with some hard work(in 11 reviews)
  • "Great salary and location.(in 6 reviews)
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  1. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Practice what you Preach

    Dec 5, 2013 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Get's you into the Oil & Gas industry

    Cons

    Core values are just a piece of paper Must wait over 90 days to be eligible for health insurance No work life balance - expect to be expected to work long hoursexpect to be expected to work long hoursexpect to be expected to work long hours U.S. employees are second class to Canadian Lack of flexibility - which prevents growth Lack of knowledgeable management to prevent or correct problems Lack of anonymity – retaliation against employees

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    3 people found this review helpful
  2. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Decent people

    Jan 18, 2023 - Roughneck/Floorhand in Douglas, WY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Some drillers are better than others... All depends on your attitude

    Cons

    14 day hitches. long long drives and if you break down they won't help you out to get to work

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  4. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Need stable job now and closer to home

    Aug 4, 2021 - Mechanic in Midland, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great pay, good benefits, good people

    Cons

    Hostile work environment not steady

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  5. 1.0
    Current Employee

    Avoid at all cost!

    Mar 3, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Decent pay but not much else.

    Cons

    Favoritism, office politics and little room for growth. Mostly in the payroll and HR departments. Managers gossip and do little to no actual work.

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    1 person found this review helpful
  6. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Floor Hand

    Jun 28, 2016 - Floor Hand in Montgomery, PA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Pay, Time off, Healthcare, Safety Oriented, Safety Bonuses

    Cons

    Sometimes you have to work and listen to people who shouldn't be able to breed.

    2 people found this review helpful
  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Operator

    Feb 12, 2016 -  
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Industry knowledge, great HSE program. Good leadership

    Cons

    No cons outside of work life balance

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  8. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Floorhand

    Nov 28, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Lots of emphasis on safety

    Cons

    Far too many rules created by people working in an office that do not actually work in the field

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  9. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Motorhand

    Sep 19, 2016 - Motorhand in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits. A lot of the guys were fun to work with. Made some good friends. Learned a lot.

    Cons

    Just like everywhere else you can get some bad drillers or tool pushers. If you work through them you will find a crew/rig you like and can make a good home. Politics on some crews was bad.

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  10. 4.0
    Former Contractor, more than 8 years

    PD Directional driller

    Aug 4, 2020 - Senior Directional Driller in Calgary, AB
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Some stable projects with decent clients over the years

    Cons

    Intermittent work and lots of nepotism - more a reflection on the industry's state as a whole than PD in particular

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