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Spectra Energy Reviews

Updated March 23, 2017
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Spectra Energy Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Greg Ebel
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Pros
  • Work Life Balance is exceptional (in 23 reviews)

  • Positive work environment with great people (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • Poor transparency, no room for employee development (in 5 reviews)

  • People spend more time finding reasons and excuses to not work than actually working, especially in Services Supply Chain (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Fantastic Employer of Choice"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Management in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Management in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spectra Energy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work/Life Balance
    Energetic Leadership
    Opportunity
    Safe & Reliable Pipelines

    Cons

    Aging workforce
    Nothing else to say from a "CON" perspective


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    "Job security"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Operator
    Current Employee - Senior Operator
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spectra Energy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great safety culture .... ok ok

    Cons

    Looking for safety perfection.....ok ok


  3. "Great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spectra Energy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    work life balance is great

    Cons

    I don't really have any cons to list

    Advice to Management

    n/a


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Very good company to work for. Cares about the employees."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Spectra Energy full-time

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, Good work environment.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Great company with tremendous future growth in assets and careers."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Professional in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Professional in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spectra Energy full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very people friendly, collaborative people - great benefits and competitive pay - on site gym - an aging workforce with 25% of the people currently retirement eligible so that equates into great career opportunities over the next few years. Very ethical company which supports community service.

    Cons

    Although things have improved, management is reluctant to add more staff so workloads can be heavy at times.

    Advice to Management

    Add some more people !


  7. "Great company to work for that cares about employees."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great work environment, pay and benefits. Good opportunity for advancement in most locations.

    Cons

    For my position it would be the extensive travel and no room for advancement with my position unless relocate.


  8. "Great place to work!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Spectra Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible working environment, good work life balance, culturally diverse, stable environment and lots of internal opportunities.

    Cons

    Pay is decent. Could be better


  9. "Great Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work flexibility, great coworkers, clinic, cafeteria and gym onsite

    Cons

    None that I ever experienced


  10. "HR Administrative Assistant / Recruiting Coordinator (Contract)"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Human Resources Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spectra Energy (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company. Believes in a work/life balance

    Cons

    There are really no cons to the company


  11. "Pipeline inspection"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pipeline Project Manager in Marion, IL
    Former Employee - Pipeline Project Manager in Marion, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Spectra Energy (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people. Very serious about there work

    Cons

    Do to much paper work. Not much confidence in inspection

    Advice to Management

    Trust your inspection more. Get qualified people



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