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Imperial Oil is a fabulous company, it provides great opportunities for personal growth and promotions. It has the best benefits package and Pension.
Inventory Management and Accounting Analyst (Former Employee), Toronto, ONMarch 18, 2013
Pros: a lot of food left over from meetings
Cons: long hours to commute from home to work
printed bank statements, collect all back up documents to support the transactions on the bank statements. Identified any unusual entries on the bank statement, ensured all entries had been accounted for. Then balanced the bank statements. Post journal entries, printed B/S account details then started reconciled them.
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great people
Process Operator (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABMarch 13, 2013
Pros: friendly enviorment
Cons: shut down hours
good management exellant work enviorment long term job security team profile a plus always willing to upgrade and teach new operations company always willing to help
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The site work place is interested
Customer service (Current Employee), Mississauga, ONMarch 10, 2013
 Prepared special order worksheets.
 Kept records of services in progress.
 Notified customers when service was completed and accepted payments.
 Kept records of items in layaway, received and posted customer payments and prepared and forwarded delinquent notices.
 Answered customer's telephone, mail and in-person inquiries and directed customers – more... to appropriate sales area. – less
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good company
Driver Const (Former Employee), Cold Lake, ABMarch 8, 2013
Pros: great pay
Cons: high cost of living no assistance for accomadations while working a shift
good company nice people lots of jobs to do working in all the trades and offices.
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Best company in the oil patch bar none
Senior V.P. (Former Employee), Numerous but Calgary the final placeMarch 4, 2013
Pros: great environment to work in
Cons: frustrating appraisal system with too much differentiation attempted for the average employee.
The company stressed from day one of my employment a very high regard for safety,business ethics and best in class performance. The culture was clearly defined via the company's articulated operating mandate of operational excellence and focus on best practices. Co-workers were of extremely high calibre and management was focussed on timely communications – more... and treating employees with dignity and respect.
Proud to have been an employee for 37 years. – less
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Very productive
Manager (Former Employee), Ajax, ONFebruary 22, 2013
Pros: 100% customer service /great reward
Enjoyable
Gain profit by volume
Self sufficient
Great staff
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Great environment for work
Operations (several positions in the Refinery) (Former Employee), IOL Nanticoke RefineryFebruary 5, 2013
Pros: good compensation - benefits.
Very challenging and interesting work - definitely an environment to learn new things everyday.

Management always stressed Safety was number #1. Have worked for other companies , however would have to say IOL is at the top of list when it comes to safety.

Hardest part of any job is not so much the technical side, but the interactions with other people.

Most – more... enjoyed working on new projects - always challenging and very rewarding when project is completed. – less
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A fun workplace consisting of hard working employees
Assistant Manager (Former Employee), Dartmouth, NSJanuary 9, 2013
Performed part time managerial activities on behalf of the Manager by excelling in customer service skills, problem solving, merchandising, order and receiving, managing staff and book keeping. Had full control over inventory, pricing and monthly promotions to achieve maximum sales.
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progressive project
Turnover and Acceptance Coordinator (Former Employee), Fort McKay,Alta.December 22, 2012
Pros: n/a
Cons: n/a
· Coordinate participants in TCP walkdowns,input and review punchlists
· Coordinate progression of systems turnover and facility acceptance
· Steward punchlist for start-up staff and obtain necessary approvals to proceed
· Coordinate third party support and witness start-up activities
· Coordinate the transfer of care and custody of facilities to operations
· – more... Interface with Start-Up coordinators and Operations Supervision to assist in the transition from WinPCS to SAP CMMS System
· Verify the system is complete and fit-for-purpose as per design
· Verify project design documents have been redlined to reflect as builts
· Verify the system is commissioned as per turnover and completion package
· Verify all required documentation is complete, accurate and signed off by the responsible parties
· Maintain Field Change Order process. Ensure change orders are included in walkdown and entered on punchlists. – less
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Working 10 hours days 5-6 day a week, In order to meet heavy workloads and the demands of the project.
Document Control (Former Employee), Calgary, ABSeptember 14, 2012
Pros: exceptional salary, learning new procedures, learning new software applications, diplomacy
Cons: long hours to meet the deadlines, no process was set in place for months, extremely frustrating having no structure to adhere by.
• Identifying any anomalies that didn’t support quality, integrity and the Contractor was notified immediately with a rejection letter and full explanation of this matter, the documentation was held over until they met the standards required.
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Very productive and exhausting, Needed to set-up half of Canada into the new call center in New Brunswick
Customer Service Data Entry Specialist (Former Employee), Moncton, NBAugust 21, 2012
Pros: meeting all kind of people and achievement
Cons: extra long hours
Long Hours, we did achieved to set-up the call centre and get it going in three months. I was in charged to train four new employees which at some parts they got discouraged but they pull through and they did accomplish their tasks. The hardest part were the salesmen wanted to get paid for account that did not have good credit. It was a good challenge. – more... The most enjoyable part of the job was to achieve the set-up and working with all kind of people. – less
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Excellent Company
Plant Operator (Contract) (Former Employee), Millarville, AlbertaAugust 11, 2012
Good safety and nice working environment. Everyone get along very well and always help each others.
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Creativ place to work
Manager and Owner, Esso (Former Employee), Montréal, QCJuly 24, 2012
I learned all about micromanagement and security issues.
having my own company withing the imperial oil.
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Great company
Financial Analyst (Former Employee), Toronto, OnJuly 3, 2012
Challenging work. Had a chance to visit sites including third party facilities which I appreciated and contributed to my learnings.
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Okay
Senior Operator (Former Employee), Dartmouth, NSJune 7, 2012
Pros: money
Cons: no work life balance
Good pay and benefits but has a Neanderthallic management.
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I enjoy the work
Terminal Operator (Current Employee), OttawaJune 2, 2012
Trouble shooting ,out side work ,varying work day to day always learning new skills .Easy going co workers only 3 of us.Working in extreme heat or working in very cold conditions.Generally a slower pace working on your own and deligating your own work priorities.
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A good company to work for.
Warehouseman (Former Employee), Sarnia, ONApril 3, 2012
Imperial gave me the opportunity to begin my working career right out of high school. Pay and benefits were good and the oppotunity for advancement was always there.
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Great place to work.
Global Safety Advisor Refining & Supply (Current Employee), Sarnia, ONApril 3, 2013
Pros: great training.
EXXONMobile provides great support & training for workers. Health & safety is a prioty for every job. Contractors & employees work together as a team promoting Safety Culture.
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Great place to grow for students
Internal Audit Assistant (Former Employee), Calgary, ONNovember 30, 2011
Pros: benefits are good, i.e. extra company paid holiday per month.
Since Imperial Oil is the leading corporation in Oil& Gas industry, if you are interested to begin your career in this specific area, it is definetely a first choice for you.

About Imperial Oil

Imperial Oil Limited (French: Compagnie Pétrolière Impériale Limitée) (TSX: IMO AMEX: IMO) is Canada's – Read more