Great company to work for however Accounting Mangers are not the best. Enjoyed working downtown Houston. The office was nice and the company was great with the damage from Hurricane Ike which destroyed our work areas.
Lab Supervison/Fuels Compliance (Current Employee) – Port Arthur, TX – June 16, 2016
Total has provided a good living for many years and allowed advancement to a point. It is a French company still in the grip of the turmoil of moving from a middle tier E&P/Petrochemical company to an oil major after absorbing Fina and Elf about 15 years ago. There are not many opportunities for advancement for those who did not attend school in France or for those who do not wish an overseas assignment. But, all-in-all it has been a good place to work.
Good work atmosphere
Turmoil, lower pay than some other major oil companies
Process Operator/ OM&S Dept. Terminal Operator (Current Employee) – Port Arthur, TX – November 18, 2012
Tensions run high among hourly vs salary(mgt)employees. Safety is stressed from mgt but it is expected that the job be done by any means necessary as safely as possible to meet deadlines. Working in a team enviroment with my cowokers is the best part of my job.
The company has been a nice place to work just no room for advancement.
Process Technician (Current Employee) – Carville, LA – October 11, 2012
A typical day at Total Petrochemicals, Inc. is pretty ordinary. I have worked for the company for 12 years and there just isn't much room for advancement. The hardest part of the job is the shift work and the most enjoyable part is the coworkers.