Pros: travel to different regions, developing strong working relationships with other employees.
Cons: assignments are usually made with very short notice, making it difficult to plan personal tasks or events more than a few days in advance.
Assignments to jobs are made with as little as 24 hours notice. Teams are not consistently the same employees, so all of the members must be adaptable to change. Work environments can be day or night shifts and in extreme weather conditions. The organizational structure of each team is the same on each job, which promotes stability within the team. – more... I have been trained to work on multiple turbines and generators, and one of the most important things I have learned is to always be ready to leave at a moment's notice and making sure that the equipment I use is always in top working order. The management at Siemens is supportive and always willing to discuss issues. The hardest part of the job has been making sure my family understands that there is no predictable way to know when I am leaving for a job or returning home. I truly enjoy being given the opportunity to travel an experience other cultures while being assigned to a job. The company encourages thinking outside the box, provided that the critical processes are performed as per the policy written for the particular situation. – less