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Weatherford Reviews

Updated April 19, 2018
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Mark A. McCollum
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Pros
  • Decent pay and good benefits on the business development side (in 65 reviews)

  • Provides a lot of flexibility and a better work-life balance compared to competitors (in 26 reviews)

Cons
  • Job insecurity due to current oil and gas climate (in 29 reviews)

  • Field Operations Work -Life Balance is Hard (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Weatherford full-time

    Pros

    Great Company. Enjoyed my time work there.

    Cons

    There are no cons for this company


  2. "Electronic technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    benefits good, work and life balance.

    Cons

    job not secure after 23 years work.

  3. "HSSE Specialist"

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

    I worked at Weatherford full-time

    Pros

    Weatherford was a good company to work for in the oil and gas industry. They provide good pay and benefits.

    Cons

    When working for Weatherford, I had to move several times in order to keep my job. I chose not move again with my children in school.

    Advice to Management

    If a person is mobile then Weatherford would be a good company to work. Most all people at Weatherford were great to work with from corporate to the district offices.


  4. "Flexible but poor upper management"

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    Former Employee - Technical Writer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Technical Writer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Weatherford full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Got lucky with a flexible and understanding manager. Was able to work remotely for a few years. Plenty of autonomy given for my day-to-day responsibilities.

    Cons

    Poor upper management. They pay no attention to the people working under them and so have no idea how to better the company. Little to no opportunity for growth. Stressful work environment.


  5. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Weatherford full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The culture is relaxed. Worked with some really good people.

    Cons

    Poor management. Company is top heavy with management.

    Advice to Management

    Need proper management for the company to prosper.


  6. "HR"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent pay and good benefits

    Cons

    job insecurity and continues management changes


  7. "Mud Logging"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Weatherford full-time

    Pros

    Great Company to learn and grow, Co-worker is nice and helpful. Pay rate is not that good but not terrible.

    Cons

    - lot of travel
    - don't have time for family

  8. "Engineer"

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

    I have been working at Weatherford full-time

    Pros

    Good people and great pay

    Cons

    company not doing that well


  9. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - QA Specialist in Lafayette, LA
    Current Employee - QA Specialist in Lafayette, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Weatherford is a place that allows you to grow and gain experience. Very good opportunity for improvement and advancement if you are self motivated.

    Cons

    Long hours, pay isn't outstanding (but not terrible)

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to the people under you, some have great ideas and some are simply riding the wave.


  10. "Empty promises"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greenville, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greenville, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Weatherford full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Hmmmmmm
    Not too sure what to say in this blank.
    There isnt too many things i like about this place.

    Cons

    Not the best place but not the worst. No communications between shifts and no raise for the last 4 years. It could be worse i guess

    Advice to Management

    Make an attempt to listen to your employees and dont treat them like they're expendable


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