Calfrac where your not one of a kind u r one of a crowd
Equipment Operator/Truck Driver (Current Employee) – Clairmont, AB – 27 June 2017
Very poorly managed company...very high turn over rate. They spend more time trying to hire new guts then looking after the guys they already have..movi g all their training and other operations to reddeer
Benefits from day one
3rd party hauls most of their sand while their guys sit at home not paid oncall 24/7
Mechanic (Former Employee) – Clairmont, AB – 29 June 2017
The company is more interested in catering to rotational east coasters than local workers. Below average pay and no financial benefits. Lack of communication and a complete gong show. Equipment is dirty and beat up. Changing oil every day. Manager's are liars and can't be trusted.
Heavy Duty Mechanic (Former Employee) – Red Deer, AB – 7 April 2017
Great company to work for, unfortunately the drop in oil lead to cuts. The maintenance management team on the other hand was a definite low point of the company. Very poor people skills and have their own agenda.
8 on 6 off, great company atmosphere when things are good
Maintenance manager, maintenance supers and lead hands
If you kiss a s s or keep your mouth shut you get lots of hours
Driver and equipment operator (Former Employee) – Red deer – 17 February 2017
Overall I got along good with mechanics drivers some manager . The first five months the pay was very good after that lost all bonus and became all broken promises . Talk to some of the manager they basically told me if I didn't keep my mouth shut I was going to be out of a job
Good work ethic between employees
Fixing truck and equipment every week losing 2 to 3 days of work A week
Heavy transport driver (Former Employee) – Red Deer, AB – 12 February 2017
Many of the supervisors were abusive to the field hands. Safety was not always the first priority. The crews were great to work with. I was allowed to help mechanics with upkeep of my truck which was not given to most drivers.
operator 3 (Former Employee) – Red Deer, AB – 26 January 2017
Calfrac is a very safety conscience company and it's training and attitude reflect this in all aspects of the job. Also encouraged was using the practices that we learn in our training and use these safety skills when we are on days off. This thought process has improved my home life and that of those around me.
wage, days of work/days off
dangerous conditions that we have very little control over, such as wildlife. sometimes having to work with a person that might fail a drug test.
It sucks the life right out of you and if your not in the favourite list then you will get the leftovers..
Heavy equipment operator/Class 1 Driver (Former Employee) – Grande Prairie, AB – 26 January 2017
This place use to be the greatest place to work right up to about 2 yrs ago and this is coming from a guy that had 5 plus yrs there. The pay is still ok even though they took a lot away but the morale is very very low right from the office to the field. And if your not in the clicks or on their favourite list then it's not worth your time especially one dispatch in general..!! But if your looking for a place to work for a short period I still wouldn't recommend it but you could always find out for yourself...lol
Long hrs, work around the clock if your driving, one dispatcher that is hard to get all with majority of the time, and the equipment is in poor shape.
Full-time HSE Advisor (Former Employee) – Medicine Hat, AB – 30 December 2016
I really enjoyed my time at Calfrac and was sad when the Med Hat location was closed. I enjoyed spending time in a professional field and office environment. I developed excellent skills and learned about the fracking industry.
Frac Op (Former Employee) – South Ab. – 21 December 2016
Where to start, Well services companies are often poorly managed but this one is in another league. No communication, no one knows what is happening. When you have a question no one knows the answer and refers you to someone else who also don't know and refers you back to the first person etc... For the management, you're a number, they treat you like they own you for your 15 days on. Low bonuses if you're not in the Grande-Prairie division.
On a positive side, Few knowledgeable employees and supervisor, benefits are ok.
HR Administrator (Former Employee) – Red Deer, AB – 15 December 2016
Assisting 600 internal clients with payroll, group benefits, health and RRSP concerns. The supervisory skills learned was invaluable and helpful team oriented co workers made every day enjoyable. the hardest part of my job was handling delicate personal issues of my internal co-workers and the most enjoyable was being able to make their work life easier.
in all i had a very good time working with a great bunch of guys
N2 operator (Former Employee) – Red Deer, AB – 18 July 2016
great bunch of guys every body helps one another. the mechanics are there to show or help you do wat you are doing .management are guys that were out in the field they know and can help you if you only ask .atypical day at work is like working with your brothers in the back yard but with alot of safety.the hardest part of the job is trying to staying focsed when days off are coming up. the most enjoyable part of the job is going home to your family,