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Targa Reviews

Updated September 20, 2017
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  1. Helpful (3)

    "Excellent Company"

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

    I have been working at Targa full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good people to work with. Co-workers got that (Good-Old-Boy) mentality. That's Ok.
    No problem furthering your education if you want. Targa encourages it. I got (2) certifications under my belt on Targas dime. Management is cool, they don't micromanage, just do your job and you'll be good.

    Cons

    Let's be real, pay isn't bad. Some individuals complain about it being to low. It might be low compared to industry standards. My advice, you should ask for what you're worth when you come through the door. If you get it, cool, if it's not what you want. Look somewhere else.

    Advice to Management

    None. During this oil crisis Targa is still moving forward. So management is doing something right.


  2. "Decent"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Contractor in Tulsa, OK
    Current Contractor - Contractor in Tulsa, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Targa as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    pay, coffee, location, professional, regular hours

    Cons

    very managed, no downtime or freedom

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Cheap, cheap, cheap"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Targa full-time

    Pros

    Too few to actually matter.

    Cons

    Refuses to spend money even for necessary repairs. Tends to cover up reporting issues to limit economic impact. Did I mention that they are cheap. Lowest paid in area. I guess that you could say that they're cheap.

    Advice to Management

    Lighten up on the purse strings a little. Things are falling apart in the field but a very limited budget and intimidated lower level management do not allow for actual repairs. A lick and a promise is not maintenance.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Pipeline technician"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good management to an extent. Good co-workers. Their is more cons than pros.

    Cons

    You keep getting the run around on pay. You can work as hard as you can and you still get nothing. Micro management. Hardly any training at all.

    Advice to Management

    Keep your word. If you say that you are going to do something then do it


  5. Helpful (1)

    "MICROMANAGING AT ITS BEST"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Targa full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    analyst program and decent pay.

    Cons

    No 9/80 or flex time. Managers of certain groups will micromanage you right out of there!

    Advice to Management

    Let your employees do their job and rely on positive reinforcement rather than constant negativity and scare tactics.


  6. "business analyst"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good health and 401k benefits

    Cons

    no room for growth once in a position. get all you can when you come in the door.

    Advice to Management

    develop a culture


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Well"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Network Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Network Analyst in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Targa (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work if full time employee

    Cons

    last minute request for network/infrastructure

  8. "Meh"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    2 weeks vacation, 6 days of sick time, super laid back environment, flexible schedule, can do your homework at work

    Cons

    boring... do the same thing every day, no room for upward mobility even though it was mentioned I totally would be in the interview

    Advice to Management

    try to actually manage... haha. really no management being done :( i honestly don't know how some of my co-workers still have their job with the way they act.


  9. "Good Program. Buy-In and Work Hard."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ADP Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - ADP Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Abundant Learning Opportunities,
    Fast Career Advancement,
    A lot of Access to High-Level Management,
    Good Employees,
    A lot of Young Talent,
    Work Hard and Get Rewarded,
    ADP Program has a lot of Analyst Involvement and Ownership

    Cons

    Need more Standardization of Program Processes,
    Need more Accountability of Analysts,
    Need more Visibility of Program Details,
    Salaries are Average to Low,
    Vacation Policy is not Very Good

    Advice to Management

    Continue to invest in making the program better,
    Get more help for the program director,
    Give line managers need more training


  10. "LPG Transport Driver"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Liquefied Petroleum Gas Transport Driver in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Liquefied Petroleum Gas Transport Driver in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay and health benefits.

    Cons

    Dead end job.....I have more to give, but do not have opportunities to prove myself.


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