Reservoir Engineer (Former Employee) – Texas – November 8, 2018
I worked several differnet energy companies over the years and this is the only one that deserves some praise. The relationship between the CO and managers and the employees is very well tied up and there haven't been any issues I could report on in my time here, I spent 2 years working for this company before moving and leaving my job. Good pay, benefits, and you always have someone to turn to and talk with if need be.
Once I started things seemed to be all over the place in terms of who's who and what's what. However after some time you actually see they operate on their own system that works really well. Talking about things like being heard, not fearing changes, internal communication, manager to worker relationship, etc. stuff like that that really matter in the long-term.
manager to employee relationship, company perspective, pay, benefits
Engineer (Former Employee) – Texas – September 28, 2018
Joined April, 2014, and left December, 2017, during my time there it's become clear the upper management/CEO are making a huge push towards providing a better quality of life/working environment towards employees and this was directly seen through changes in communication from managers to employees every time. By the time I left things were running very smoothly and the company started growing at a fast pace. From what I read happened until now it would seem they're on the same track. I would've stayed if I haven't moved to another state. Given the chance and if I found myself back in TX I'd reapply for my engineer position for sure!
compensation is more than decent, benefits too
every complaint I had once I first joined was smoothly taken care of over the next year or so, so no cons whatsoever to report, and I base this on my whole 3-year experience, not isolated issues that were sorted out in a timely matter
Worker (Former Employee) – Houston, TX – September 22, 2018
As simple as I can put it, just like I said in the title. Pay could be seriously improved but other things such as peace of doing your job without any hassle and all the benefits make up for it. I might have never left but I found something more suitable me and I needed to move with the family sooner or later anyways. One more thing the manager that handled my team was very focused on the job and didn't slack, didn't have favorites and pretty much let us do our jobs as long as everything's running smoothly.
worker (Former Employee) – Houston, TX – August 31, 2018
they're not a huge company but talos is growing very fast, and right now they're trying to compensate for that growth. what's important is they're not pushing away any of their long term staff or workers to make room. I had a very good pay, decent hours and everything went well, I did my job to the best of my abilities every day. Put in a lot of effort, and it was stressful at time, jobs like these can take a toll sometimes, but overall definitely worth it. This is a very good experience to have under your belt!
Worker (Former Employee) – Dallas, TX – August 8, 2018
I didn't have problems here in two years that I've worked on a pump out of TX. I would stay here if I didn't have to leave for a personal reason. My team is staying and I know many of them are counting their lucky stars for working at Talos. It's just the best deal compared to other companies in the state.
do my job and be left alone, receive paycheck no time every time, good manager, no problems
Worker (Former Employee) – Dallas, TX – June 25, 2018
I've been here two years and leaving soon because of personal reasons, otherwise I think anyone looking for this type of work should seriously consider Talos. This company is growing fast right now and it's a good time to be a part of it.
I worked on the engineering team for ~ 2 years at Talos before being let go in 2016. It was tough times and the first round of layoffs since the beginning of commodity prices crashing in late 2014. The management was very knowledgeable and seemed to be making strides in growing the company through a difficult time of the industry. My direct manager was extremely great, always willing to help me learn and was very understanding through growing experiences.
Wish I could've stayed longer to keep learning and see the company go public but no hard feelings at all.
Compensation was just okay but all the benefits were pretty great.
Worker (Former Employee) – Houston, TX – June 12, 2018
Honestly I'm relocating and that's the main reason for leaving but it is very likely I'd do the same regardless. Don't get me wrong, the experience I had was not good for me only because I believe I'm not cut out for this kind of work. Otherwise, e.g. the management, pay, other employees, work conditions etc, everything was up to highest standards and if nothing I felt respected for the time I was there. You know what kind of a job this is and if you want to be a part of it, I really do recommend Talos Energy.
Worker (Former Employee) – Dallas, TX – May 26, 2018
I was with Talos since early 2016 and I made the decision to move with my family and hence I left my job with this company. I don't think there's a perfect job out there, but there are certainly bad jobs and bad employers, and Talos is the opposite! Their managers are easy to work with and talk to. They try and understand any issue you have and help you solve it. I changed positions in 2017 due to some personal health issues and they allowed the transfer and the managers helped me out during the whole thing. They didn't have to indulge me in my request, and it certainly cost them to do so, but they did it anyways, and I will always be thankful. If they didn't do that for me I'd probably have left Talos a year before and probably wouldn't be able to move right now which was our long term plan. Thank you!
steady work, no hassles, easy-to-work-with management
Talos is not a huge oil company but what they've got they take care of very well. I've scouted several locations of theirs and was met with prestige in every one them. When I say prestige I mean a very friendly and capable working environment, with employees and managers who both know what they're doing. Consulting is easy when you're met with able and capable fellow workers and CEOs.
company with great potential, friendly working environment, capable workers CEOs and CFOs
Worker (Current Employee) – Houston, TX – May 9, 2018
As you can imagine these kinds of jobs tend to be somewhat stressful depending on what you've got inside yourself as a man...But other than that, this is by far the best job I've had with my two hands. How you go about these jobs really depends on the crew you're dealing with...And every crew I've been with so far at Talos was just the best. People know what they're doing, and they'll lend a helping hand...all you have to do is ask. What else should I note here, pay is good, working hours are fine, nothing too bad for a working man, and the CEO is running the company efficiently!
crews are best, hours are decent, pay is extremely good
Worker (Former Employee) – Houston, TX – May 24, 2017
Very poorly run private company with ethically challenged CEO/financial people. Company loaded up on debt & drilled questionable projects, even when faced with declining commodity prices. Drilled wells with questionable partners (most were dry holes). Promised huge payouts to employees via subordinate shares through a carried interest partnership. Company had 4 different CFO's. If you are a geologist, reservoir engineer, or financial analysts; you will be treated like royalty. Anyone else is just overhead and pretty much ignored.
Receptionist (Former Employee) – Dallas, TX – October 15, 2013
Was not at Talos long enough to say due to being laid off shortly after aqusition. However, both ERT and Remington were exceptional employers. For the most part the employees were the same for up to 20 years and therefore had a family feel to the environment. Learned what it was like to enjoy going to work each day because the individuals worked well as a team and communication was very good. That along with excellent physical environment and benefits made the typical day an enjoyable experience. The hardest part was when Remington became ERT and then ultimately Talos closed the office resulting in employees being separated.