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Weatherford Reviews

Updated February 17, 2017
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Pros
  • Good Benefits and a positive safety culture (in 61 reviews)

  • Family friendly work environment (in 44 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "District manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits and equipment company car

    Cons

    CEO is out of touch

    Advice to Management

    Get a new CEO


  2. "Field Technician"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Weatherford full-time

    Pros

    Great Salaries and Benefits. Great work enviroment

    Cons

    It's difficult to get Promotions and Capacitation


  3. "District Manager/Sales"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Andrews, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Andrews, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Weatherford full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and room to grow.

    Cons

    Upper management seemed disorganized. Felt more like a number than an employee

    Advice to Management

    Look below you and help guide up and coming individuals.


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  5. "Good Place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kingwood, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kingwood, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible hours, nice environment to work in

    Cons

    Long hours, stressful, skeleton crew


  6. "Loved the oil business"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Rig Mechanization Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Rig Mechanization Engineer in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Weatherford (More than a year)

    Pros

    Huge international company where they invest in their employees
    Has many location around the world so it helps people who like traveling

    Cons

    Oil and gas fluctuating market, not so good for people looking for stability, it requires a lot of relocation and urgent responding to operations

    Advice to Management

    Recruit better HR teams and reduce the amount of non utilized assets. also, need to hire based on more educated requirements rather than just old oil and gas schools


  7. "Enjoyed Work. Management was hit and miss"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Instrument Technician in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Instrument Technician in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Weatherford (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The work was rewarding and job paid well. Some Managers there are great to work for

    Cons

    Some Managers are really bad in many different ways


  8. "Good mobility"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great opportunities for advancement.
    Autonomy is great for increasing business and allowing quick decisions to be made.
    Overseas pay rates are fantastic.

    Cons

    Very fragmented organization.
    Autonomy without structure is difficult to comprehend at times.

    Advice to Management

    Think before strategic direction is implemented.


  9. "Fluid Tech"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Outstanding management makes things easier on the job

    Cons

    Working away from home too much


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Field Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Engineer in Stroudsburg, PA
    Former Employee - Field Engineer in Stroudsburg, PA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Weatherford (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pay and benefits were competitive for oilfield service industry. Great co-workers. Fairly good autonomy once trained.

    Cons

    Industry downturn led to massive layoffs (not WFT fault)

    Advice to Management

    Diversify your holdings.


  11. "QHSSE Safety coordinator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Safety Coordinator in Casper, WY
    Former Employee - Safety Coordinator in Casper, WY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Weatherford (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, Worked as a team

    Cons

    politics to many chiefs and not enough Indians

    Advice to Management

    Let us do the job you were paying us to do.



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