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Valero Energy Reviews

Updated April 28, 2017
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Valero Energy Chairman, President and CEO Joe Gorder
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  • located in the north of San Antonio so there is not much to do; (in 10 reviews)

  • Long hours, management picks and rewards favorites regardless of work ethic or knowledge (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "customer service"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albuquerque, NM
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albuquerque, NM
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Valero Energy (More than a year)

    Pros

    that would have to be the experience like managing the supplies, working the cash register, manging orders, etc.

    Cons

    there wasnt any cons to working there.

    Advice to Management

    nothing


  2. "Process Engineering Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    401k for interns, Good pay, great company culture

    Cons

    Minimal cons if you're looking into getting into refining


  3. "1st Review"

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    Current Employee - Lab Technician in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Lab Technician in Houston, TX
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Benefits and lots to learn

    Cons

    Work a lot of overtime and it can get exhausting


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  5. "Administrative Asst."

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assst in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Administrative Assst in Denver, CO

    Pros

    Excellent Company, great benefits, caring of employees.

    Cons

    The is not one cons that I can think of.


  6. "Rating"

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    Current Employee - Maintenance Superintendent in Port Arthur, TX
    Current Employee - Maintenance Superintendent in Port Arthur, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Progressive, focused on safety, economically efficient

    Cons

    Lean, benefits package has diminished over the years


  7. "Engineering Intern"

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    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Albion, NE
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Albion, NE
    Recommends

    I worked at Valero Energy (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Was able to access the entire ethanol plant.
    Attended a week long conference for Interns/Co-ops.

    Cons

    Site did not have much meaningful work to do.


  8. "Clean"

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    Current Employee - Process Operator in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Process Operator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Clean refinery, consistent overtime. Good place to grow.

    Cons

    You'll get a lot of overtime, rather or not you want it.


  9. "Great Support"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Analyst in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Valero Energy is a great place to work because they support all employees and allow for internal promotions

    Cons

    There are tons of horrible customers and the server rooms are filled with old equipment making upgrades difficult and any

    Advice to Management

    Train and equip employees to provide a better service and allow all sales associates the opportunity to advance


  10. "Finance SAP"

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    Former Employee - SAP Intern in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - SAP Intern in San Antonio, TX

    Pros

    nice and interesting job role

    Cons

    little repetitive work at times


  11. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Receive great benefits, amenities and perks on campus, community service and overall appreciates employees.

    Cons

    Depending on department, things can be run differently by management instead of the same across the board. Morale can be up and down depending on management style.

    Advice to Management

    Genuinely appreciate and get to know the people who work for you instead of giving the feeling they are just replaceable workers.


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