Schlumberger Employee Reviews

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Directional Driller Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Europe and Africa6 December 2015
Worked at Schlumberger for 15 years. Has been a good company to work for. Recent pay cuts, and massive layoffs. Good benefit package, and salary at industry standards. Excellent training, and growth to learn new technologies.
Pros
Technology is advanced, good work rotation.
Cons
Massive layoffs, management can be top heavy.
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Great people
Field Engineer (Current Employee) –  Red Deer, AB4 December 2015
Gained valuable hands on experience in the field. Met and worked with many great people. I would recommend this company to others.
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Excellent Company to work with.
Technical Lab manager for western (Former Employee) –  Grande Prairie, AB27 November 2015
Normal day is around 10 to 12 hours if you in a managerial role.
I learnt all parts of Schlumberger business.
Technial- Lab Operations-Marketing-Sales-Target account Selling-Personnel-HSE and working in different business environment.
Co-wokers are good people with similar goals and trainings so it is very easy to work with them and achieve desired results.
It is a 24/7 typae of job due to operations involvement.
They work in over 100 countires so one can go all over the globe and work.
Pros
Very open and friendly work culture maintaing all business ethics.
Cons
High commitment and long hours.
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Interesting
Office Administrator (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB19 November 2015
Schlumberger bought out Lonkar Services so my job became redundant....Loved working for the oil and gas sales department, printing logs and seeing to everyone's needs.
Pros
Location
Cons
not enough work in the end
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Large global company with opportunities around the world
engineer (Former Employee) –  Alberta18 November 2015
Being the largest oilfield service provider in the world, the company has many varied opportunities to offer globally.
Pros
Large global footprint
Cons
Short sighted management structure
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I like the people working there
Senior Machinist (Former Employee) –  Nisku, AB5 November 2015
It was a very good job, work with very good people, depend too much on the price of oil in the market, not very busy at times because not enough drilling.
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Fun place to work with great atmosphere
Heavy Duty Mechanic (Former Employee) –  Grande Prairie, AB2 November 2015
A great place to work with fantastic benefits. Show up in the morning and have a job meeting with the boss. go out into the yard and grab your unit to bring in and inspect. follow the inspection sheet guidelines, order parts if needed and get her done by the book.
Pros
Long lunch, fantastic benefits
Cons
Long Days when in the field
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Good company, management needs more training.
Electonic Technician (Current Employee) –  Red Deer, AB23 October 2015
Good benefits. Work life balance is pretty good.

Most of management lacks the ability to plan for the future. Last minute "Firefighting" Projects/jobs are the normal.
Pros
Job Stability...
Cons
Management, low pay compared to other Well Servicing companys.
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Schlumberger is good company to move up in same organization
Quality Control Supervisor/Warehouse Manager (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB10 October 2015
I got lots of experience and skill in Schlumberger and still developing lots of professional skills in fun atmosphere.
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Great job
Operator /Class 1 Driver (Former Employee) –  Lloydminster, AB9 October 2015
People were great, work was great and loved doing my job. Nothing really hard about the job. The most enjoyable part was driving and being able to do my job with ease.
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Review of work at Schlumberger
Calgary and South Fields HSE Manager (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB1 October 2015
Challenging in managing driving related safety because of harsh winter season and long journeys to the field sites. Highly regulated in terms of environment, occupational health and reporting to the authorities.
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it can be fun at times
Maintenance Mechanic / Electronic Technician (Former Employee) –  Calgary27 September 2015
Pay is decent but you are overworked with very little appreciation
from the Management Team. I learned allot on my 2 years working there, allot of training. Got laid off when the Oil Bug hit
Pros
free lunch
Cons
long hours
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Specialized Services Top in Industry
XPert Field Specialist (Former Employee) –  Red Deer, AB25 September 2015
Great place to pursue a career. Due to falling oil prices and low activity, layoffs are part of the focus right now. Decent amount of red tape and politics, but this is expected of a big company.
Pros
Training and development for career progression
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Excellent work atmosphere
Onsite IT Support Analyst (Former Employee) –  Qatar24 September 2015
Professional company with repute for following ethics in all business transactions and local laws as prescribed by authorities.
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alot of on the job safety
Equipment Operator (Former Employee) –  Lloydminster, AB22 September 2015
I liked the on the job safety I learned from the company.
Management wasn't always good for communication but I learned a lot from the training and would recommend it to people looking for more training on their class1.
Pros
Trainers were easy to get along with.
Cons
Long hours
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Good place. Doing their best during the slow down
Field Specialist Level 3/CoilTOOLS Team Lead (Current Employee) –  Grande Prairie21 September 2015
-wake up
-swear
-go to work
-continue to swear
-go to camp/hotel
-swear until bed
-dream of work
-wake up crying/swearing
-nap until alarm
-repeat until days off

Great people to work with though. Management in coil is great!
Pros
great benifts, long term benifits
Cons
work/life horrible. Stress. GJMC (you will see)
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Professional company
Field service Engineer (Current Employee) –  Toronto21 September 2015
Schlumberger is a very professionally run company with excellent perks. I have spent good times working here. It is a multinational firm with branched world wide.
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Hard but rewarding
Well tester (Former Employee) –  Aberdeen10 September 2015
Good development opportunities and help progression, never standing still.

The company expects complete dedication but you are rewarding for your efforts.
Pros
travel the world
Cons
long hours
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Most of the time will be spent in the field.
General Field Engineer (Engineer-In-Charge) (Current Employee) –  Sub Saharan Africa8 September 2015
There is virtual no job security.Most of the time will be spent in the field. If you are lucky you get to see your family once a month.
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Good learn experience
Distribution Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB3 September 2015
It was a pleasure working for Schlumberger. I was able to learn more and gained experience within supply chain.
It was family oriented, great management.
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