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Schlumberger Reviews

Updated August 18, 2018
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Pros
  • "Career opportunities, work life balance" (in 95 reviews)

  • "They have a good relationship with the crew and good pay with well bonus" (in 220 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work-life balance is difficult to maintain" (in 584 reviews)

  • "long work hours and no work life balance" (in 148 reviews)

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  1. "A place good to start"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    Good compensation, good work life balance

    Cons

    grow slowly, and hard to jump to other industry after years


  2. "Systems Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Best place to pick up latest technology, build soft skills and meet a lot of people.

    Cons

    Too specialised, ability to involve in new areas are very much depending on your manager recommendation.

  3. "I have enjoyed my time with the company and been given lots of opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Diverse workplace, a truly global company. It is not the case for everyone but I have had the opportunity to spend significant time abroad in my roles

    Cons

    Its a big company operating as many small companies which can lead to significant disconnect between groups and locations.


  4. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Wire Technician in Midland, TX
    Current Employee - Wire Technician in Midland, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    They have a good relationship with the crew and good pay with well bonus.

    Cons

    U can be fired at anytime

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


  5. "Technical"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Schlumberger part-time

    Pros

    Good salary and people well trained

    Cons

    Closed due to cut backs


  6. "Great training opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Electronics Technician in Shreveport, LA
    Current Employee - Electronics Technician in Shreveport, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -training
    -shop or feild
    -good pay and benefits
    -lots of overtime
    -access to most info needed for job

    Cons

    -sometimes short on materials for jobs
    -management is somewhat unorganized
    -98% of tools are not provided

    Advice to Management

    Consider providing unique and expensive tools, even if they are issued and memebers are responsible for loss.


  7. "electronic technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    good place to work for

    Cons

    long hour of work and stressfull

  8. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits. Can be a great place to have a long term career. Pay is good.

    Cons

    Long hours. Oil and gas industry typically cycles every 5 to 10 years.

    Advice to Management

    Stay focused on the goals in front of you. This will allow you to go far.


  9. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    Great Pay and benefits. Lots of product lines and support

    Cons

    Large company hard to stand out to upper management

    Advice to Management

    Start focusing more on employees contributions


  10. "Field Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Schlumberger full-time

    Pros

    Great career mobility, good compensation, best training in the industry, safety oriented.

    Cons

    Small town locations have closed in favor of concentrated urban centers covering larger geographic areas.

    Advice to Management

    Keep listening to employees from the bottom to the top, they know what we need to be successful. Balance pleasing shareholders with keeping workforce engaged and with the tools they need to be the best.


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