Interesting, lucrative, but no loyalty to employees
Completions Engineer (Former Employee) – Mount Pearl, NL – 28 September 2017
I worked in completions as an engineer. I started after a short stint with an oil company, and moved here to pursue a career with more field work.
The training is top notch. Halliburton gives you the tools to learn and succeed in your career.
The work is technically interesting, and in my small office it was diverse. It was demanding at times, and time in the field is often non negotiable and unexpected.
The culture wasn't what I expected. Hard work wasn't rewarded and it's easy to burn out given the work thats required. Most people I knew were always talking about a way out, moving to another company or career by taking the skills they had learned from Halliburton.
When the industry took a down turn, my office did little to help it's employees. There were widespread cuts, and questionable layoffs for months.
Engineer (Former Employee) – Distrito Federal – 12 September 2017
It is a great place to work, although you would need to establish your goals clearly before or once you are on the job, for instance, you will be away from home for long periods, so compromise and commitment from your part should be a must.
Good pay rates
Being far from home and cities for extended periods
Field Service Manager-Edmonton (Former Employee) – Canada – 11 June 2017
The most secured job one can have. Being Fortune 500 yet you get a say in district management. Efforts are rewarded. Salaries might not be as bulky as compared to peers but definitely there is job security
Administrator (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB – 2 June 2017
Long term employee, was well treated until I was affected by the downturn. Would happily return if the opportunity presented itself. Large multi national company with room for advancement if you apply yourself
Principal Technical Engineer (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB – 24 May 2017
Proposal analyst and customer representative for hydraulic fracture and acid services Implemented Stimulation Database for West Canada operations Coached group of 40 employers in new software and technology for hydraulic fracture
Bulk Plant Operator (Former Employee) – Grande Prairie, AB – 21 April 2017
The company is an oilfield related company . The hours are long and it is a stressful fast-paced environment. the hours are irregular . lots of night travel and work. the good part is you share the work with a crew. the last few months I worked here I was in the bulk plant and I liked that better
frac (Former Employee) – Medicine Hat, AB – 27 March 2017
Horrible working conditions. Expected you to break laws and regulations on a daily basis. Very dangerous conditions. Management would deny this and threaten job if not complied with orders. I quit due to this.
This was a great place to work, exceptional work life balance.
Recruiter (Former Employee) – Nisku, AB – 2 March 2017
My days varied from being flown across the country to conduct recruitment fairs, to staying and working from home conducting phone screens, compiling information on hiring fairs completed, acting as a liaison for our apprenticeship programs. to operating out of the Nisku office collaborating with the team. I learned stronger organization skills and prioritization. I had amazing management that always treated me fairly and respectfully. our management created an excellent workplace culture. the hardest part of my job was the contract ending. I deeply enjoyed every part of this position.