Willbros Employee Reviews

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Equipment is outdated
APB (Former Employee) –  McKinney, TXJuly 14, 2016
Major complaint is that all equipment is old and needs to be refurbished. When you have to fix vehicles so TxDOT doesn't pull you over before you leave to go to a job site, there is a problem.
Pros
Great people in the field
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Excellent job; Learned a lot about pipeline work.
Small Equipment Operator (Former Employee) –  Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, ArakansasMay 24, 2016
A typical day at work was insuring you equipment was in safe working order. It also involved making sure you were operating your equipment safely around all of your co-workers on the right-of-way.
Pros
Travel all over the US
Cons
Healthcare not available.
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Temporary Job Only
Receptionist (Former Employee) –  Tulsa, OKApril 12, 2016
No advancement this was a temporary job thru staffing agency while someone was having surgery.

Excellent atmosphere to work in. Friendly and easy going people to work with.
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Oil and Gas
Applications Analyst (Former Employee) –  Tulsa, OKMarch 19, 2016
It was an good company to work for until the oil crisis. They let you work without someone standing over your shoulder and they have your back in a time of need.
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A serious and demanding job with good support from whichever crew you are on.
Laborer (Former Employee) –  Willard, OHAugust 13, 2015
The job involved long hours and physical work most days. The compensation was very good though and as long as you are a good people person it can be a very beneficial experience.
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unorganized
PLI Tech (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXAugust 11, 2015
le'ezafaire mgmnt , underskilled mgmnt, no eqmnt, no PLI infastructure, sent out to job site with no eqmnt , meant well but over matched for task @ hand
Pros
good rate
Cons
snent to job w/out eqmnt to do job
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Friendly
Fire Watch (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXJune 29, 2015
I was a firewatcher and a pipefitter. My boss was so kool..... They made sure that safety was they mean problem. When it rain, we didn't work. due to the condition....
Pros
They follower the safety
Cons
short breaks
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Some departments work well with experienced people, not many of them !
Principle, Facilities Designer V (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXJune 4, 2015
Like every thing, "...always could be better"
Circumstances out of control now days are common, making the market rough.
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Technical Expertise Engineering
LEAD ELECTRICAL ENGINEEER (Former Employee) –  Houston,TXMay 16, 2015
Company is not up to par as an EPC unit. Many inexperienced people and the company has financial problems. Unable to secure contracts due to pricing problems.
Pros
NONE
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great working enviornment
Instrument operator (Former Employee) –  Oklahoma City, OKMay 14, 2015
in this job i learned two things
first is how to be a part of a team
second is how to act on my own
this company was a good place for me at that time in my life
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Poor planning on part of Management
ICEAS Senior Designer (Former Employee) –  Englewood, COMay 5, 2015
Poor decisions by upper management caused massive layoff.
Poor organizational skills and poor use of manpower.
Lack of good leadership
Pros
Up to date computers
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Abandon Ship
PMO GLOBAL MANAGER OF PROGRESS MEASUREMENT (Former Employee) –  Houston TXApril 23, 2015
Poor Management, decisions making, skills ,experience and general lack of talent. On a continuous losing streak. Cant wint any projects. cant compete any projects while simultaneously making a profit. Old school dinosaurs with no modern new school skills. Pipeline company cant make any money on a pipeline project. indecisive, continually revolving door with poor procedures, amateur level cost controls and unskilled untrained project execution teams.
Pros
Good Salary
Cons
Incompetent Company as a whole
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heavy equipment operator
Heavy Equipment Operator (Former Employee) –  Casper, WYApril 2, 2015
10 to 12 hr. a day 6 days a week. management looked after people. great co-workers. hardest part working 6 days a week is getting personal cares taken care of. most enjoyable working with great people
Pros
great people
Cons
long weeks
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Great Place to Work
Pipefitter (Current Employee) –  White Marsh, MarylandFebruary 19, 2015
Hard working team where everyone works hard to get the job done. Flexible hours, beginning at 6:30AM. Wonderful management and diverse staff. Fair and visionary leadership. I would recommend this company to a friend.
Pros
paid holidays, vacations and medical benefits provided.
Cons
sometimes inclimate weather prevents us from working
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Safety was at the upmost concern
Certified CDL Driver. Fuel control technician (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXJanuary 8, 2015
Willbros is a very safety concerned company. Learned a lot about gas pipeline construction process.
Pros
compensation. knowledge
Cons
job was completed and no new job too work at
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Great money and benefits..
Lead crane operator and supervisor (Former Employee) –  Hartsville, TN, Des Moines, IAJuly 27, 2014
Worked 7 days a week for sometimes months at a time. Long hard hours but very rewarding pay and good people. Lots of travel.
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SAP MM Consultant R (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXMay 6, 2014
Nice experience working at this company.
nice co-worker , good management
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i loved it
spotter (Former Employee) –  pearlandApril 3, 2014
I grew up riding horses and doing rodeo such as barrel racing and poles, so being able to teach little kids and adults to teenagers how to ride and share my joy with them was wonderful
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A structured work place
Designer II Mechanical Piping Dept (Current Employee) –  New OrleansOctober 17, 2013
Willbros is a great company to work for. They strive to make you feel comfortable, and create a great work environment. They hire knowledgeable staff in every department willing to help and guide you throughout your career.
Pros
flexible, great company benifits, strives to be the best
Cons
bi-weekly pay checks
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Loved working at Willbros
Corporate Office Manager (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXJune 24, 2013
I loved working at Willbros. My position was great and I was on my own to run a team for office services and help with facilities. I also did a bit of procurement.
Pros
salary
Cons
lay offs
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Overall rating

3.6
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