Tesco Corporation

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Tesco Corporation Reviews

Updated 24 November 2014
Updated 24 November 2014
18 Reviews
2.6
18 Reviews
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Tesco Corporation President, CEO, and Director Julio M. Quintana
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  1.  

    Great Benefits with tons of advancement opportunities

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Tesco Corporation full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Take care of all your equipment, gives out performance awards
    Great benefits with ability to make above average oilfield money
    So many people have advanced up the ranks, opportunities in many different countries

    Cons

    Management tends to have a lack of experience but are always trying their best

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Help new management with proper training and a hands on approach rather than the set up for failure approach

    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    If I could do over.. I'd pass on this one

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Information Technology in Houston, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Information Technology in Houston, TX (US)

    I worked at Tesco Corporation full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    If you need a job

    Cons

    Continued training is not adequate

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    "OK"

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Tesco Corporation full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The environment is very easy going and the managers are very understanding
    Coworkers are nice and are very realistic when it comes to decision making
    The people are knowledgable and willing to help if you don't understand or are still learning

    Cons

    In comparison to industry standards, the pay is within the 15th percentile.
    We're always overloaded. 9 hour days at least. Compensation for extra hours is non-existent/minimal.
    Compared to industry, the benefits aren't amazing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    invest in your employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Extreme harassment from the ladies. If you aren't fat and ugly you won't fit in!!!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tesco Corporation

    Pros

    The salary was descent but not worth the harassment that was endured.

    Cons

    Poor management and hard work is not acknowledged.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To hire with managerial experience.

  6.  

    Better ways to the bottom.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Tesco Corporation full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Mostly good, knowledgeable people to work with. Decent benefits for a manufacturing company.

    Cons

    Lack of communication across different departments. Even though they claim otherwise, management is unwilling to change and adapt to new ideas. Some processes can be simplified to help things get done quicker and more efficiently. Too many unrealistic promises made to customers by management and salesforce.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management needs to be more engaged with their employees and better understand their needs. Communication needs to be better. Need stronger, transparent leadership that isn't afraid to admit their mistakes (hello ESI-1000, Catwalks).

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Eh...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Tesco Corporation full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    your co worker
    decent pay
    a lot of learning
    good xmas parties
    benefits are decent

    Cons

    "leadership team" no room for advancement, micromanagers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    invest in your people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Wrong Priorities

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Global Trade Compliance Manager in Houston, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Global Trade Compliance Manager in Houston, TX (US)

    I worked at Tesco Corporation full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great coworkers
    Good benefits
    Good salary (competitive, at least for managers)

    Cons

    Management just started paying dividends...and then laid off employees. Communication is poor and they are out of touch with the people who do the real work of the company. They are only concerned about shareholders.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Layoffs every other year do not project a stable company to shareholders or anyone else. There is a lot of waste that could be cut to reduce expenses, but you need to ask the people that know - non-managerial employees. Go beyond the VPs to get more insight into your company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Delivering oilfields equipment to different oil rigs location

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Oilfield in Kilgore, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Oilfield in Kilgore, TX (US)

    I worked at Tesco Corporation full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    the Company offer flexible schedule,time off great pay

    Cons

    24/7 on call dependable and flexible work hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    ok

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Tesco Corporation

    Pros

    you get health benefits right away

    Cons

    can't move up too fast in the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    take your head out of each others asses

  11.  

    No way to make plans

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Field Hand in Saginaw, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Field Hand in Saginaw, TX (US)

    I have been working at Tesco Corporation full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Ok hours. Ok money. No problems with management.

    Cons

    Cant plan for anything unless you take a day off. On call 24/7

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    How about more of a set schedule. On 3 weeks off 1 or something of that nature to plan activities with the family.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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