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Directional Boring Driller/Excavator Operator (Former Employee) –  Fort Worth, TXAugust 2, 2017
I enjoyed my time at Willsbros. I loved the hours and the company all around. Thank you, Willbros.
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Customer Service Representative (Current Employee) –  TexasJune 8, 2017
If you have specific education or no education; if you have a lifetime of experience or no experience in outdoor electrical installation and repair you can find work here for a decent wage.
Pros
Fair pay for people who have no higher education. 50 hour week
Cons
No retirement. weak benefits
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Long hours of work
Global Engineering and Contractor (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXMarch 30, 2017
Working in corporate accounting taught me a lot of new things such as pay attention to detail and I gained a wealth of knowledge, a typical work day would be close, reconciliations or working on a new project how ever there was little place for advancement.
Pros
Great team and learning experience
Cons
No place for growth or advancement
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Great Place to Work
Foreman (Current Employee) –  Houston, TXMarch 1, 2017
I enjoyed my time working with WillBros. It is well-organized. They expect you to work and do your job to the best of your abilities.
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Great Place
Lineman Apprentice (Former Employee) –  Dallas, TXNovember 30, 2016
Willbros is a great place to work if your starting your career as a Lineman. I have learned from some of the best people in the trade I believe.
Pros
Flexible schedule
Cons
Wages
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Foreman stringing (Former Employee) –  OhioOctober 27, 2016
Moved pipe to the designated area where it placed on the mainland and moved skids to the area where the pipe is to be placed on and made sure all employees were working safe
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Okay place to work for
Foreman (Current Employee) –  Pittsburgh, PAOctober 18, 2016
Place is okay environment, just the business shows favoritism to other staff. They need to treat people with respect, and not show favoritism to higher up staff members.
Pros
Great benefits
Cons
poor sportmanship
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Great place to work and expand
McElroy Fusion machine operator (Former Employee) –  Odessa, TXJuly 18, 2016
a typical day at willbros goes as follows:
clock in get with your crew find out the tasks for the day and head to location, once at location you and crew members divied the work up and get to what you have to do. The people at Willbros taught me how to use many different machines as well as to drive and operate alot of different equipment
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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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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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