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Foster Wheeler Employee Reviews

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International trouble shooter
Quality Specialist (Former Employee), InternationalAugust 4, 2012
Pros: good work conditions
Cons: long times traveling
Developed, prepared and implemented quality manuals, system procedures, operating procedures for all aspects of quality programs. Supervised all aspects of Construction Site quality planning, welder qualification testing, inspection and record collection. Prepared and implemented all types of Non-destructive Examination Procedures, for UT, PT, MT, RT, – more... ET, LT for Commercial and Nuclear Products. Attained certifications in various levels of NDE in according to ASNT-TC-1A. Company Level III for visual inspection. – less
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Rigging Superintendent (Former Employee), anywhereNovember 23, 2014
Excellent company to work with. The management treated us all very well and the subcontractors were productive and safe.
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Very professional company to work for and is also an international company which does work for petrochemical as well as the minning industry.
Senior Procurement Specialist (Former Employee), Midrand, GPNovember 10, 2014
Pros: care about induviduals and see performance and hard work.
Cons: very far to travel every day and not good for my health
Following up on delivery schedules and getting quotations in to start working on bid summaries.
Finalize purchase orders and preparing folders for client and suppliers to sign.
Attending progress meetings and give feedback to the client.
Keep Project Procurement Manager up to date of all progress on deliveries.
Always see to good house keeping in the – more... department. – less
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Learnt and Gained experience
Administrator/ Coordinator (Current Employee), Sasolburg, FSOctober 28, 2014
Pros: close to home
Cons: bad hours
Great working on a project and learning the basic project managment systems etc.
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Well managed and productive work environment
Industrial Journeyman Rigger (Former Employee), Fort Morgan, COOctober 13, 2014
Pros: beautiful country, good managment and short smooth job.
Cons: too far from home.
Worked nights on a short outage in Ft Morgan Colorado. The work was well managed and planned out so pretty much everything went smooth without too many hitches. My co-workers were experienced and very job minded and also looked out for each other more than on most jobs. The hardest part of the job was being on the catwalk 8 or 10 floors up on night – more... shift flagging the rig in March in Colorado. It was very cold. The most enjoyable part of the job was the comaraderie between the people that worked there. Heck everybody even liked our safety woman. – less
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Cost Engineering
Cost Engineering (Former Employee), GPOctober 7, 2014
The meeting with you team leader/project Manager. checking of the internal and external reports. providing the client and the project manager with the changes on the project and scheduling the follow up meeting if needed if all the different engineer did not complete there changes regarding the flags.

The client's reports (external)need to be update – more... and review the the project manager and the chief cost engineer. The most enjoyable part is to see the end of the project and the success and the team rewarding them self on a job well done and the client acknowledging the teams hard and the socialization of the team (the Braai). – less
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big organisation
manager (Former Employee), Θεσσαλονίκη, GRBSeptember 17, 2014
Pros: good communication
Cons: long month
i learn to be very strict

professional co-workers

the hardest part of the job was to respect the quality
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Had a new experience with this company
Electrician (Former Employee), westlake, laSeptember 8, 2014
The project took me to different areas of my skills. Ilearned alot of new things on this project.
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Ecellant system is in place good computor litertuer available for rference
Principal QA/QC Engineer - Construction (Current Employee), Paradip Garh, ORAugust 26, 2014
Pros: guide by british national expert, very supportive and professional
Cons: only candidate from tamilnadu given prefrence every where
Free transportation and laundary, good foreign expert at site, caring britishers.
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EPC contractor with world wide projects and work force
H.S.E Officer (Former Employee), SingaporeAugust 5, 2014
EPC contractor with world wide projects and work force
Leading EPC company in the world with presence of running projects of billions of Dollars
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Good management
Tube Welder (Former Employee), la place louisanaJuly 30, 2014
great place to work no complaints great paying job plenty of hours easy going boss
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don't have a clue what they are doing
civi foreman (Former Employee), pdh enterprise mt. belvieuJuly 25, 2014
Pros: decent pay. insurance after 30 days
Cons: steam room for lunch tent, upper management don't have a clue what they are doing, 5 different bosses telling you different ways to do your job, no coordination between crafts
I was a civil superviser. They had pipe area superintendent telling civil how to do there job. No planning, no coordination between crafts. Brought in all former s b workers who had their on little click going . When I stood up for my crew who were mostly white.i was fired 3 days later by the mostly Mexican crew from S B... no help from HR they do what – more... they are told. – less
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Needs Improvement
Site Safety Manager (Current Employee), Whiting, INJuly 2, 2014
Pros: great wages
Cons: zero direction
This company is currently in transition and has yet to decide who they want to be.
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HSE
Senior Engineer-Safety (Current Employee), Paradip Garh, ORApril 22, 2014
* During Execution
* Handling a crtical jobs
* Co-operative.
* Successful Completion.
* Team work
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Very productive work area
PMT HSE Supervisor (Current Employee), AL jubail cityMarch 21, 2014
Pros: paid overtime
Cons: no vehicle supplied
Working with this company (Foster wheeler) is very productive and beneficial to me being a person career wise. I experienced a lot and learned a lot too.
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A project that is in need of some overhaul
Pipefitter (Former Employee), Indiantown, FLFebruary 3, 2014
Pros: a paycheck
Cons: upper management, poor safety concerns, scheduled was based day by day
This review is based strictly on a project in Indiantown, FL and does not necessarily mean the company as a whole is like this. The upper management team was not well educated on how a job is supposed to be ran nor were they educated on pipe installation, fabrication or functions. They do not believe their employees should have a voice and they will – more... dismiss you if you have a concern. In every other company I have worked for, safety was considered #1 and followed up by quality and the production, this project management team believes in the complete opposite and safety is hardly regarded as important. Many employees, including myself were asked several times to perform tasks unsafely and many tasks were not properly planned out. This project did not believe in craft employees and had both riggers and iron workers fitting high pressure pipe lines, many spools were fabricated incorrectly and crooked, the management team would shrug their shoulders and have it installed improperly. When it comes to scheduling, I wouldn't plan on knowing when you are working from one day to the next, we would work 8hrs one day, 12hrs the next, then work two days of 10hrs and then another 8hr shift. One week we would work 50hrs, next week work 40hrs, and then one week work 60hrs, only to go back to 40hrs again. This entire job was in complete chaos and I only hope that FPL looks further into Foster Wheelers practices at their plant site and makes changes. I do not recommend this project to anyone who takes pride in their work ethic and who values their safety. – less
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Highly professonal
Project Engineer (Former Employee), ChennaiJanuary 29, 2014
Pros: empowering
Cons: not a open culture
Empowering atmosphere. Management makes quick decisions
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Production with light humor with the co-worker.
Supervisor - US and Asia (Former Employee), Clinton, NJJanuary 21, 2014
Pros: no free lunch or coffee
Cons: healthcare was a priority.
Always work due schedule and making all the dates.
Management always make you busy with meeting and future
jobs. Visited China office and Vietnam job site total of two years. Most experience I received with Chinese and Vietnam
co-workers that help me to understanding other side of world culture. Always try to make job in budget and make the dates.
That – more... was my enjoyable part of the job. – less
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Challenging environment
Account Executive (Former Employee), Northeast and Southeast United StatesOctober 21, 2013
Good deal of potential. Offering new products which if can be supported, will be a great benefit for their future.
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Productive work place
Turnover systems Tech (Current Employee), East Chicago, INOctober 16, 2013
Most days are busy. Ive learn so much from the experience and the people around me.